The AL champion Tampa Bay Rays are the latest addition to the pantheon of miracle sports teams.
Page 2 looks at the best teams that fell short of championship glory.
Who was the greatest of the past 25 years? Bonds in 2001? Marino in '84? Gretzky in '85? MJ in ... any year?
Inspired by ESPN's 25th anniversary, Page 2 lists the top 25 teams in the past 25 years.