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Special Disappointing Season Supplement – The 1971 California Angels

The 1970 California Angels were one of the franchise’s better squads. They finished 86-76 on the year, in third place behind Minnesota, but as those Twins seemed to be aging 1971 looked like a contending year.

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The Most Disappointing Season For…The Texas Rangers (nee Washington Senators)

When the Griffith family moved the Senators to Minneapolis (becoming the Twins) at the end of 1960, the AL decided to get another team in the Nation’s Capital. The new Senators were a slap-dash affair with poor management, poor ownership, and no fan support.

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