ESPN Article about the ten most-painful losses in baseball history. I think it came out in 2007: http://espn.go.com/page2/s/list/losses/031017.html
Maybe these bits of history will help us put last night into perspective. Last night was bad, but when one play turns around a World Series or a team blows a big lead in a World Series, it's the worst possible loss.
It's not baseball, but "the drive" from Super Bowl 23 (Bengals - 49ers) will gnaw at me the rest of my life. I will get over last night's game.