Missing Out (post-2006 update)
|What do the following pro athletes have in common?|
Rafael Palmeiro (MLB)
Dale Ellis (NBA)
Gary Anderson (NFL)
Mike Gartner (NHL)
A: They all hold their league's records for most games played without playing in a championship game or series (to the best of my knowledge).
What follows is a list of the men who have played the most games in the MLS regular season without playing in an MLS Cup. When I first posted about this on June 3rd, Mark Chung was the all time leader. Jason Kreis passed him on July 4th and is the current leader.
Most MLS Games Played Without Playing in an MLS Cup
(includes games through 2006 season)
Active players in bold.
I had to go 93 or 94 players deep to find the top 25 for this list.
Here are the current MLS players that have missed out despite playing over 100 games. They're next in line: