Oatsdad wrote:Are the Phillies REALLY on the verge of 10,000 all-time losses? That's 100 losses a year for 100 years! That just doesn't seem possible...
The Phillies were founded back in the 1800s, so the have had like a 130 years to accomulate all those loses.
not just 10,000 losses, but the only team in professional sports
with 10,000 losses. Not even the Blackhwaks!
Here are Retrosheet's current franchises which are from before 1900:
Atlanta Braves (1871-2006)
Chicago Cubs (1871-2006)
Cincinnati Reds (1882-2006)
Los Angeles Dodgers (1884-2006)
Philadelphia Phillies (1883-2006)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1882-2006)
San Francisco Giants (1883-2006)
St. Louis Cardinals (1882-2006)