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Saturday, January 28, 2006

The Ranger Rundown: An Introduction to Mediocrity

Scott Lucas has a very cool chart on his site.  It shows the Rangers’ franchise history in terms of games over

/under .500. 

Most games above .500: 2 (5-3 and 7-5 records in 1972)

Most games below .500: 193 (April 6, 2004)

Best 500-game stretch: 275-225 (October 1, 1976 through April 21, 1980)

Worst 500-game stretch: 206-293, .413 (May 22, 1972 through June 8, 1975)

Last positive 500-game stretch: ended September 30, 2001

Jeff K. Posted: January 28, 2006 at 04:52 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Jeff K. Posted: January 29, 2006 at 05:02 PM (#1842559)
Well, *I* thought it was cool, anyway.
   2. PhillyBooster Posted: February 03, 2006 at 02:15 AM (#1848450)
I think I bought that stock once.

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