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Old 09-20-2013, 08:53 AM
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Default *** OFFICIAL *** Worst season in Chicago baseball history? Countdown Thread

Thanks to Colleen Kane, who in the Trib's Sox blurbs, did the research and reports that the most combined losses in a single year for the Sox and Cubs was 191 (101 for the Sox, 90 for the Cubs) set in 1948.

We have currently 19 games left between the two teams. They are sitting at 181 combined losses.

MAGIC NUMBER - 11

Today's Games:
SOX - at Detroit (Reinzo vs. Scherzer)
CUBS - vs. Atlanta (Baker vs. Maholm)

Check back for updates these last 2 weeks of the season. Probably the only thing left to root for is to say that you experienced history first-hand!
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If these two teams go 9-10 it will be big news. I think it's in the bag...
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Old 09-20-2013, 09:26 AM
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The '48 teams reached that loss total in 154 games each. But that doesn't diminish the suckiness of this year's Chicago baseball teams.
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The '48 teams reached that loss total in 154 games each. But that doesn't diminish the suckiness of this year's Chicago baseball teams.

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If you go by combined winning percentage, 1948 comes in at .377. Even if both teams lost every remaining game this season, they couldn't beat it (would end up 124-200, or .383).
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Thanks to Colleen Kane, who in the Trib's Sox blurbs, did the research and reports that the most combined losses in a single year for the Sox and Cubs was 191 (101 for the Sox, 90 for the Cubs) set in 1948.
Actually Colleen Kane got that from Lip in an email (he cc'd me on it). Did she claim to do that "research" herself or did she give Lip credit?
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Sox and Cubs both lose tonight.

MAGIC NUMBER: 9
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It's a good thing there's space on the Bears bandwagon since the Blackhawks one is full and there gonna be a lot of people leaving the baseball one.
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Can't wait for Spring Training so we can wipe this obscenity from our minds.
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Default May be the Worst Baseball Season in Chicago

In honor, or I should say dishonor of what could be the worst cumulative baseball season in Chicago, I would like to know who are your picks for the three worst players on both sides of town? Mine are:

White Sox;
Jamie Navarro
Steve Sax
Nick Swisher

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Herman Seigelke
Howard Johnson
Milton Bradley

Also, Alex Rios, Adam Dunn, and Ernie Broglio are off limits.
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Sox lose, Cubs off

6 COMBINED GAMES REMAINING
190 COMBINED LOSSES
TRAGIC (Good eyes, guys) NUMBER TO BREAK CITY'S ALL-TIME LOSS RECORD: 2

Tomorrow's Games
White Sox: vs. Kansas City (Sale vs. Shields)
Cubs: at Cardinals (Wood vs. Lynn)

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Sox lose, Cubs off

6 COMBINED GAMES REMAINING
190 COMBINED LOSSES
TRAGIC (Good eyes, guys) NUMBER TO BREAK CITY'S ALL-TIME LOSS RECORD: 2

Tomorrow's Games
White Sox: vs. Kansas City (Sale vs. Shields)
Cubs: at Cardinals (Wood vs. Lynn)
Both Sox and Cubs lose tonight.

4 COMBINED GAMES REMAINING
192 COMBINED LOSSES
TRAGIC NUMBER TO BREAK CITY'S ALL-TIME LOSS RECORD: 0

YAYYY! THIS YEAR'S SACKS OF **** HAVE BROKE THE RECORD! With the Sox in sleepwalk mode and the Cubs in St Louis playing the Cards trying to clinch their division AND home field advantage, the new record will be 2013's !!

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THEY DID IT!!!



Good job, guys. Good job.
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