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Old 04-05-2017, 01:35 AM   #1
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What's The Worst Team You Have Ever Been A Part Of?

This is by far the worst team i have ever been a part of. i am Gm & MGr but i knew i would be bad so i simmed teh entire season. I had Jose Valentin & Dan Brouthers, among others but i traded them Away. a few of the players i acquired were Dawson, Sain & Ralph Garr.
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not the worst team but the worst pitching staff even with Kershaw
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Old 04-05-2017, 09:31 PM   #3
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I've played some 1899 Spiders-level expansion tankjobs. Got another one starting soon, though I'm not sure whether I'll put it up on the forums.
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As much as it pains both of us to say it, simulating the White Sox last year was excruciating. We got into a negative morale death spiral and I ended up firing Robin Ventura and hiring some fictional manager who wouldn't let me tinker with the lineups just so I didn't have to deal with the day-to-day aspects of the team. I couldn't even finish the season, I gave up and moved on.
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Looking for a new challenge in my old, continued league, I expanded and took over the brand-spanking-new Hawaii Islanders. We won 54 games, iirc. I saved a bunch of screenshots and will probably make a Dynasty Report out of it, especially b/c that first year...hoo boy.
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This is back from OOTP 15, I went full tank mode but it was well worth it
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Old 04-06-2017, 05:09 PM   #7
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Many versions of OOTP ago I managed the Casper Ghosts for one season. That team won 9 games. 9-61 was the record. I was fired! I remember the e-mail said something to the effect of "You can be anything you want to be but you can't be the manager of the Casper Ghosts". You have been fired.
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A few versions back I took over a team in a fictional league in 2013 with a budget of less than $40 million. 162 game schedule, won 39 games. Still the smallest market I've ever worked with relative to its time.
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Years back(OOTP12?), I played a historical league(real transactions done by me) from 1960 thru 1962 as the Phillies, and in those 3 seasons I lost almost 300 games. It was easily the most miserable I've ever been playing this game lol.
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I took an expansion team after the 2017 major league season in Indianapolis. The Racers were the teams nickname. We were a mess the first year, and I made some very bad decisions in the draft. Finished 58-104, the second season wasn't much better but we did improve. By the 5 year point I was a playoff contender. Year 7 - I made the playoffs, but I have not won the World Series yet. Key is low budget finds, waiver wire pick ups, key free agent signings, PITCHING, and draft well. The first few seasons were hard
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