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A look at baseball's longest droughts

Congrats to the Cleveland Cavaliers for their dramatic Game 7 victory in the NBA Finals, giving Cleveland its first major pro championship since the Browns won the NFL title in 1964.

Last .500 season

1. Miami Marlins, 2009

2. Colorado Rockies, 2010

2. San Diego Padres, 2010

Last time to make the playoffs

1. Seattle Mariners, 2001

2. Miami Marlins, 2003

3. San Diego Padres, 2006

Last time to win a playoff series

1. Pittsburgh Pirates, 1979*

2. Washington Nationals/Montreal Expos, 1981

3. Cincinnati Reds, 1995

*The Pirates won the wild-card game in 2013 but haven't won a full series since 1979. If you don't include them, the Padres slide into third place, having last won a series in 1998.

Last time to reach the World Series

1. Chicago Cubs, 1945

2. Washington Nationals/Montreal Expos, never (since 1969)

3. Seattle Mariners, never (since 1977)

Last time to win the World Series

1. Chicago Cubs, 1908

2. Cleveland Indians, 1948

3. Texas Rangers/Washington Senators, never (since 1961, since 1972 in Texas)

4. Houston Astros, never (since 1962)

5. San Diego Padres, never (since 1969)

5. Milwaukee Brewers, never (since 1969, since 1970 in Milwaukee)

5. Washington Nationals/Montreal Expos, never (since 1969, since 2005 in Washington)

8. Seattle Mariners, never (since 1977)

9. Pittsburgh Pirates, 1979

10. Baltimore Orioles, 1983