MLB beats NFL in parity debate

Updated: September 27, 2006, 1:40 PM ET
This news isn't going to come as much consolation to our good friends, the Chicago White Sox. But their premature demise is a great thing for baseball in its never-ending quest to stick it to all those parity propagandists from the NFL.

OK, so it might not feel so great to members of the Guillen, Konerko or Pierzynski families. But hear us out on this:

As loyal reader David Hallstrom points out, the elimination of the White Sox this week continues a fascinating trend in our favorite sport: