Hill: Minor leagues abound with championship droughts

From SABR member Benjamin Hill at MiLB.com on October 21, 2015:

Barring an epic comeback, the Chicago Cubs’ 107-year championship drought will extend into the 2016 season and, possibly, beyond.

No comparable championship absence exists in the Minor Leagues, for a variety of factors. Less teams in each league means more chances to win, and the endlessly in-flux nature of the Minors means that virtually every season could be “the year.”

Nonetheless, there are teams throughout the Minors that are long overdue for a championship. Here, we highlight the team in each of the 10 full-season Minor Leagues that has gone the longest without winning it all, with the caveat that the team must have stayed in the same market and at the same level of play for the duration of the championship drought in question.

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Originally published: October 21, 2015. Last Updated: October 21, 2015.