In professional sports, everybody is good. This may seem like an obvious comment, but it’s important thing to remember when you’re watching your favorite team fall helplessly behind in a game, series, or season. Your team may have talent, but so does everybody else; that makes the probability of coming back from a huge deficit much, much smaller than you might see in high school or college.
Yet, it’s also important to remember that no athlete, regardless of age or level, is immune to pressure. Even the best of athletes can cave when the stakes are high, and conversely, some players and teams have a penchant for always believing that they can win, even when they shouldn’t. Across all sports and eras, a small group of players and teams have found ways to rally back from seemingly certain defeat, turning themselves into legends in the process. Here some of The Most Unlikely Comebacks in Professional Sports History.