Famously bad, the Mavericks came within only a few games of doing what the world thought was impossible – being worse than the #3 team on our list.
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A total disaster, the Panthers went 1-15 for the season, breaking the record for most consecutive losses in NFL history. Fortunately for them within 7 years the unthinkable would happen – an even worse team would break it yet again. Coming in at #8, allow us to introduce you to the…
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There really isn’t much to say here except that anyone who goes a record setting 0-16 in one of America’s favorite sports has a spot reserved on our list.
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Losing more games than any other team in American league history, the 2003 Detroit Tigers came within one game of tying the unfathomably bad 1962 New York Mets for most losses in modern MLB history.
In a nationally televised game against the Washington Redskins the nation watched in astonishment as the Patriots trailed 9-0 without the Redskins running a single offensive play. Finishing with a 1-15 record the Patriot’s 1990 season can be summed up in one word…embarrassement.
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The Capitals had a record breaking first season, in a very bad way. Their list includes most road losses, most consecutive losses, and a .131 winning percentage that is still the worst in league history.
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Okay, so it was their first season, but still, this team didn’t even manage to put points on the scoreboard until their third game and didn’t get a touch down until their fourth. In fact, they were the first team in NFL history to not win or tie a single game.
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Winning only 9 games out of an 82 game schedule, they also had 4 losing streaks of 13 games or more and even earned themselves the nickname “9 and 73ers”.
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Chronicled in Jimmy Breslin’s book Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game? these guys have gone down as one of the worst teams in baseball history. In fact, their 120 losses were the most by an team since 1899, which brings us to our final contestant…
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Rumored to be one of the worst team ever, in any sport, period. This team could barely get others to come and play against them and they only had 42 home games because no one cared enough to come watch.
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