Is the Chicago Cubs' victory after 108 years (1908 to 2016) the longest drought between a team's two titles in North American major sports leagues (NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB)?

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    At the moment, this almost has to be the record as none of the NBA, NFL nor NHL have been going for 108 years.
    – Philip Kendall
    Nov 3 '16 at 10:15

The longest all-time droughts in each league are:


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.

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    I add: MLS: Chicago Fire - 18 seasons (active)
    – Joe Taras
    Nov 3 '16 at 12:58
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    @JoeTaras If that were asked about, sure. "Chicago victory after 108 years (1908 to 2016) is the longest pause between two titles considering the major American sportleagues (NBA-NFL-NHL-MLB)?"
    – user527
    Nov 3 '16 at 12:58
  • Yes, but MLS President tells soccer is growing more and more. I've already upvoted your answer (very correct)
    – Joe Taras
    Nov 3 '16 at 12:59
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    @JoeTaras That's great to hear. That still doesn't make it part of the question asked. (Thanks for the upvote...upvoted your comment for awareness).
    – user527
    Nov 3 '16 at 13:00

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