Chicago victory after 108 years (1908 to 2016) is the longest pause between two titles considering the major American sportleagues (NBA-NFL-NHL-MLB)?
The longest all-time droughts in each league are:
- MLB: Chicago Cubs - 108 seasons
- NHL: Toronto Maple Leafs - 48 seasons*
- NBA: Sacramento Kings - 65 seasons*
- NFL: Arizona Cardinals - 68 seasons*
Moreover, in the MLB, the White Sox (87 seasons), Red Sox (86 seasons), Phillies (77 seasons), and the Indians (68 seasons) had/have as long of a drought or longer than teams in other leagues.