Cellar Dwellers: The Worst Teams in Baseball History by Jonathan Weeks

By Jonathan Weeks

In 1890, baseball’s Pittsburgh Alleghenys received a measly 23 video games, wasting 113. The Cleveland Spiders crowned this list after they misplaced an incredible 134 video games in 1899. Over a hundred years later, the 2003 Detroit Tigers stood aside because the simply workforce in baseball heritage to lose 60 video games ahead of July in a season. those tales and extra are informed in Cellar Dwellers: The Worst groups in Baseball History, a colourful tribute to the sport’s least winning clubs.

Cellar Dwellers spans 3 centuries baseball, recounting the seasons of these groups whose misadventures have mostly been forgotten over the years. Chapters not just disguise the tales of the luckless groups, additionally they contain reams of information and specified participant profiles of these who helped the clubs—and those that helped them fail. as well as the Alleghenys, Spiders, and Tigers, the cellar dwellers of baseball contain:

  • 1904 and 1909 Washington Senators
  • 1916 Philadelphia Athletics
  • 1928 and 1941 Philadelphia Phillies
  • 1932 Boston crimson Sox
  • 1935 Boston Braves
  • 1939 St. Louis Browns
  • 1952 Pittsburgh Pirates
  • 1962 long island Mets

While many books enjoy the glories of groups whose exploits became mythical, the tales present in this quantity provide a fascinating replacement to the joys of victory. decorated with comical and fun anecdotes along historic views, Cellar Dwellers will entertain baseball fanatics and fascinate those that love baseball history.

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Cellar Dwellers: The Worst Teams in Baseball History

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