'Jeopardy!' throws shade on Cleveland Indians, calls out World Series drought

'Jeopardy!' throws shade on Cleveland Indians, calls out World Series drought
(Source: WOIO)
(Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Alex Trebek, we thought we knew you.

This evening, the longstanding game show host presented the following answer on "Jeopardy!":

"It's World Series time, with this team that lost to the Cubs now having gone the longest without a fall classic title."

Ouch, too soon.

Yes, it's true: the Cleveland Indians lost to the New York Yankees in Game 5 of the ALDS last week.

According to SI.com, here are the World Series drought rankings:

1. Cleveland Indians, 69 years
2. Texas Rangers, 56 years (franchise has never won a World Series title)
3. Houston Astros, 55 years (franchise has never won a World Series title)
4. Milwaukee Brewers, 48 years (franchise has never won a World Series title)
5. San Diego Padres, 48 years (franchise has never won a World Series title)
6. Washington Nationals, 48 years (franchise has never won a World Series title)
7. Seattle Mariners, 40 years (franchise has never won a World Series Title)
8. Pittsburgh Pirates, 38 years
9. Baltimore Orioles, 34 years
10. Detroit Tigers, 33 years

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