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LITTLE NELL
08-13-2006, 10:53 AM
Since 2000 the Sox have won 596 games which puts us 5th behind:
Yankees 650
Cards 637
Braves 624
Red Sox 615
White Sox 596
Not bad company!!:smile:

lumpyspun
08-13-2006, 10:57 AM
I guess we are also tied for most WS wins since 2000:
1- yanks
1- diamondbacks
1- angels
1- marlins
1- red sox
1- white sox

Ol' No. 2
08-13-2006, 10:58 AM
The Sox kick ass the first decade of every century.:cool:

hawkjt
08-13-2006, 11:11 AM
I believe the sox were actually 2nd or 3rd in mlb in victories in the 90's also behind only the braves and yanks.

I would venture that the sox probably stand third in mlb overall in the last 16 years- this is a franchise that wins, year after year. I like it.

Corlose 15
08-13-2006, 11:16 AM
The Sox kick ass the first decade of every century.:cool:

Specifically the sixth year of every century.:bandance: :cool:

PKalltheway
08-14-2006, 12:55 AM
I believe the sox were actually 2nd or 3rd in mlb in victories in the 90's also behind only the braves and yanks.

I would venture that the sox probably stand third in mlb overall in the last 16 years- this is a franchise that wins, year after year. I like it.
I think the Sox were actually fourth in wins during the 1990's. They trailed the Braves, Yankees and either Cleveland or Houston (I think it was Cleveland). The Sox's last 90 loss season was in 1989. That's a longer stretch than the Yankees AND the Braves. I like that!:cool:

my5thbench
08-14-2006, 10:35 AM
man #2...I sure don't recall the 1st decade of the last century very well, do you?

Hitmen77
08-20-2006, 10:59 PM
The Sox have been one of the better teams since 1990. There have been some down years during that time, but also many solid years.

Years during that time with 94+ wins:
1990
1993
1994 (on pace to win 96)
2000
2005
2006(?) - stay tuned.

Speaking of 1994 - the team that many thought was a World Series "shoe-in". That team ended that season at 67-46. After 113 games this year, the Sox were also 67-46. As of tonight, they have the same winning pct. (.593)that the '94 team ended with too.

digdagdug23
08-20-2006, 11:38 PM
Speaking of 1994 - the team that many thought was a World Series "shoe-in". That team ended that season at 67-46. After 113 games this year, the Sox were also 67-46. As of tonight, they have the same winning pct. (.593)that the '94 team ended with too.
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GoSox2K3
08-23-2006, 02:38 PM
I think the Sox were actually fourth in wins during the 1990's. They trailed the Braves, Yankees and either Cleveland or Houston (I think it was Cleveland). The Sox's last 90 loss season was in 1989. That's a longer stretch than the Yankees AND the Braves. I like that!:cool:

This actually got me thinking of how the current Sox era stacks up against the legendary "Go-Go" era. I generally think of the "Go Go Sox" golden age as lasting 17 years - from 1951-1967. The time period since 1990 is now in its 17th season. Unlike the Go Go Era, we've had some losing seasons this time around (1997-99), but this year we're going for our sixth 94+ win season in this era and we finally did one better than the Go Go Sox by not only making to the World Series, but winning it.:cool:

Lip Man 1
08-23-2006, 04:07 PM
GoSox:

My only comment is that when the Sox have 17 straight winning seasons OR begin making the playoffs on a regular basis, it will be a golden age.

Until then it's still the time period from 51 through 67.

Remember they didn't play 162 games in the years from 51 through 60, 90+ wins was a LOT harder to come by AND they didn't have tierd playoffs.

If the current system (or even a two division system) was in place in that time period the Sox would have made the playoffs six times.

Lip

Iwritecode
08-23-2006, 04:23 PM
Since 2000 the Sox have won 596 games which puts us 5th behind:
Yankees 650
Cards 637
Braves 624
Red Sox 615
White Sox 596
Not bad company!!:smile:

What's truly amazing is that the Sox have had the least # of post-season apperances out of those 5 teams.

Yankees - 6 Divison titles, 3 AL pennants and 1 WS
Cards - 1 WC, 4 Division titles, 1 NL pennant
Braves - 5 Division titles
Red Sox - 3 WC, AL 1 pennant, 1 WS
White Sox - 2 Division titles, 1 AL pennant, 1 WS

I'm pretty sure the Sox have more 2nd and 3rd place finishes than any other team since 1990. Maybe even farther back than that...

batmanZoSo
08-23-2006, 04:26 PM
What's truly amazing is that the Sox have had the least # of post-season apperances out of those 5 teams.

Yankees - 6 Divison titles, 3 AL pennants and 1 WS
Cards - 1 WC, 4 Division titles, 1 NL pennant
Braves - 5 Division titles
Red Sox - 3 WC, AL 1 pennant, 1 WS
White Sox - 2 Division titles, 1 AL pennant, 1 WS

I'm pretty sure the Sox have more 2nd and 3rd place finishes than any other team since 1990. Maybe even farther back than that...

The Sox have a ton of second place finishes in their history. They have had the remarkable ability to be good, but not great for many years at a time. And our bad years are never that bad. 1999 comes to mind (75-86) but that team was fun.

gobears1987
08-23-2006, 04:40 PM
The Sox kick ass the first decade of every century.:cool:and second!

soxinem1
08-23-2006, 05:51 PM
Specifically the sixth year of every century.:bandance: :cool:

I hope that does not mean we will not win again until 2017!!!

Hitmen77
08-24-2006, 04:15 PM
FWIW, here's a comparison of Go Go teams (Red) to the 1990-today teams (blue), with other noteworthy Sox teams also listed in black. This is ranked in order by winning pct.

(year, wins, losses, pct., games back)



1917 100 54 .649 -
1919 88 52 .629 -
1920 96 58 .623 2.0
1906 93 58 .616 -
2005 99 63 .611 -
1983 99 63 .611 -
1959 94 60 .610 -
1954 94 60 .610 17.0
1901 83 53 .610 -
1964 98 64 .605 1.0
1905 92 60 .605 2.0
1915 93 61 .604 9.5
1994 67 46 .593 -
1955 91 63 .591 5.0
2000 95 67 .586 -
1965 95 67 .586 7.0
1957 90 64 .584 8.0
1993 94 68 .580 -
1990 94 68 .580 9.0
1963 94 68 .580 10.5
1953 89 65 .578 11.5
1972 87 67 .565 5.5
1960 87 67 .565 10.0
1977 90 72 .556 12.0
1956 85 69 .552 12.0
1967 89 73 .549 3.0
1991 87 75 .537 8.0
1958 82 72 .532 10.0
2003 86 76 .531 4.0
1961 86 76 .531 23.0
1992 86 76 .531 10.0
1952 81 73 .526 14.0
1951 81 73 .526 17.0
1996 85 77 .525 14.5
1962 85 77 .525 11.0
2004 83 79 .512 9.0
1966 83 79 .512 15.0
2001 83 79 .512 8.0
2002 81 81 .500 13.
1997 80 81 .497 6.0
1998 80 82 .494 9.0
1995 68 76 .472 32.0
1999 75 86 .466 21.5

downstairs
08-24-2006, 04:46 PM
What's truly amazing is that the Sox have had the least # of post-season apperances out of those 5 teams.

Yankees - 6 Divison titles, 3 AL pennants and 1 WS
Cards - 1 WC, 4 Division titles, 1 NL pennant
Braves - 5 Division titles
Red Sox - 3 WC, AL 1 pennant, 1 WS
White Sox - 2 Division titles, 1 AL pennant, 1 WS

I'm pretty sure the Sox have more 2nd and 3rd place finishes than any other team since 1990. Maybe even farther back than that...

Braves also have 6, not 5, division titles...

miker
08-25-2006, 03:52 PM
The Sox kick ass the first decade of every century.:cool:
Then we better enjoy the next five seasons because the droughts around here are tend to get very long!

JohnBasedowYoda
08-25-2006, 04:51 PM
FWIW, here's a comparison of Go Go teams (Red) to the 1990-today teams (blue), with other noteworthy Sox teams also listed in black. This is ranked in order by winning pct.

(year, wins, losses, pct., games back)


Nice! :thumbsup:

hold2dibber
08-25-2006, 05:08 PM
FWIW, here's a comparison of Go Go teams (Red) to the 1990-today teams (blue), with other noteworthy Sox teams also listed in black. This is ranked in order by winning pct.

(year, wins, losses, pct., games back)

Good grief - the '54 team had a .610 winning percentage and finished 17games out of first?!?!? No wonder people from that era have such an intense hatred for the Yankees (not that I don't, but man, that's brutal!).

EDIT: I assumed it was the Yankees who finished 1st. Then I checked, and not only was it not the Yankees (it was Cleveland), but the Sox finished 3rd behind NY and Cle. How frustrating that must have been!

LITTLE NELL
08-25-2006, 05:19 PM
I became a Sox fan in 1953 and hated the Yankees with a passion. However since I retired to SW Florida Ive come to despise the Red Sox. We have way too many BoSox fans down here, I guess because they Spring train in Ft. Myers. They can really be obnoxious.

dcb56
08-25-2006, 05:35 PM
I think the Sox were actually fourth in wins during the 1990's. They trailed the Braves, Yankees and either Cleveland or Houston (I think it was Cleveland). The Sox's last 90 loss season was in 1989. That's a longer stretch than the Yankees AND the Braves. I like that!:cool:

The White Sox have gone the second longest amount of time since their last 90+ loss season. The only team that has had a longer streak of seasons without 90 losses or more is the Boston Red Sox, who lost 90 in 1966.