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Old 05-03-2002, 02:57 AM   #2
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Interestingly, though, the Phillies have not finished in sole possession of the worst record in the majors since 1961 (they tied for it in 2000). Only four other teams have gone longer: The Reds (who haven't had the worst overall record since 1934), the Red Sox (not since 1932), the Cardinals (1918), and the Yankees (1912).

Even more interesting is the fact that Philly's other professional sports teams show the same pattern: The Eagles haven't finished in undisputed possession of the NFL's worst record since 1956; and even then they were 3-8-1 - the best worst-overall record in league history. The 76ers have not finished at the bottom of the NBA since the 1973-74 season, and the Flyers have never been worst overall in the NHL.

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