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On a Clear Day They Could See Seventh Place: Baseball's Worst Teams
To err is human. To really screw up requires team effort. Everyone cheers the clubs that win pennants, but what about the doormats who made their triumphs possible? It’s time to give baseball’s lousiest teams their due.Here they are: The 1904 Washington Senators, whose only good player, a thirty-five-year-old star hitter, took a dive (fatally, into Niagara Falls); the 1935 ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Bison Books
(first published March 2nd 1991)
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I enjoyed this book very much. Well researched, a topic that typically doesn't get much attention otherwise. Selections were based on the "worst" of each decade from the 1890s to the 1980. Some great stories included throughout, whether about Pinky Whitney, Marv Throneberry or Marc Lemongello. As a Tiger fan, sad to think that an update to this book would include two Tiger teams from the 1990s and 2000s.