The 2011 World Series will be the 107th in MLB history, and with the playoffs fast approaching, I can't help but wonder whether the Philadelphia Phillies will find themselves on this list in the near future.
The first World Series took place in 1903, and the Boston Americans defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates to be immortalized as champions. In the 108 years since, there have been 22 different teams who have won a championship while 28 teams have played in the Fall Classic.
Now, I may not be the brightest man alive, but I know with a surety that luck doesn't always bounce the right way, and the best team most certainly doesn't always win. That's part of what makes baseball so exciting.
After extensively digging up the past 100 years of baseball, I now present to you the 50 Greatest MLB Teams That Couldn't Win the World Series.