Best/Worst: Phillies and A’s

Each day we are going to look at the nine best and worst seasons for each ball club.

This is not an examination of how the team did in the postseason, how well everybody got along, or anything else that may have happened other than wins and losses.

Nine to Know

Here are the best and the worst seasons of the two teams originally from the City of Brotherly Love.

Best: Phillies

Rk Year G W L Ties W-L% Finish Playoffs
1 2011 162 102 60 0 .630 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-2)
2 1977 162 101 61 0 .623 1st of 6 Lost NLCS (3-1)
3 1976 162 101 61 0 .623 1st of 6 Lost NLCS (3-0)
4 2010 162 97 65 0 .599 1st of 5 Lost NLCS (4-2)
5 1993 162 97 65 0 .599 1st of 7 Lost WS (4-2)
6 1899 154 94 58 2 .618 3rd of 12
7 2009 162 93 69 0 .574 1st of 5 Lost WS (4-2)
8 2008 162 92 70 0 .568 1st of 5 Won WS (4-1)
9 1964 162 92 70 0 .568 2nd of 10
10 1980 162 91 71 0 .562 1st of 6 Won WS (4-2)
11 1950 157 91 63 3 .591 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-0)
12 1916 154 91 62 1 .595 2nd of 8
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Generated 3/3/2013.

Worst: Phillies

Rk Year W L Ties W-L% Finish
1 1941 43 111 1 .279 8th of 8
2 1942 42 109 0 .278 8th of 8
3 1928 43 109 0 .283 8th of 8
4 1945 46 108 0 .299 8th of 8
5 1961 47 107 1 .305 8th of 8
6 1939 45 106 1 .298 8th of 8
7 1938 45 105 1 .300 8th of 8
8 1923 50 104 1 .325 8th of 8
9 1940 50 103 0 .327 8th of 8
10 1927 51 103 1 .331 8th of 8
11 1921 51 103 0 .331 8th of 8
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Generated 3/3/2013.

Best: A’s

The A’s have more hundred win and hundred loss seasons than any other club.

Rk Year Tm W L Ties W-L% Finish Playoffs
1 1931 Philadelphia Athletics 107 45 1 .704 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3)
2 1988 Oakland Athletics 104 58 0 .642 1st of 7 Lost WS (4-1)
3 1929 Philadelphia Athletics 104 46 1 .693 1st of 8 Won WS (4-1)
4 2002 Oakland Athletics 103 59 0 .636 1st of 4 Lost LDS (3-2)
5 1990 Oakland Athletics 103 59 0 .636 1st of 7 Lost WS (4-0)
6 2001 Oakland Athletics 102 60 0 .630 2nd of 4 Lost LDS (3-2)
7 1930 Philadelphia Athletics 102 52 0 .662 1st of 8 Won WS (4-2)
8 1910 Philadelphia Athletics 102 48 5 .680 1st of 8 Won WS (4-1)
9 1971 Oakland Athletics 101 60 0 .627 1st of 6 Lost ALCS (3-0)
10 1911 Philadelphia Athletics 101 50 1 .669 1st of 8 Won WS (4-2)
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Generated 3/3/2013.

Worst: A’s

Rk Year Tm W L Ties W-L% Finish
1 1916 Philadelphia Athletics 36 117 1 .235 8th of 8
2 1915 Philadelphia Athletics 43 109 2 .283 8th of 8
3 1979 Oakland Athletics 54 108 0 .333 7th of 7
4 1920 Philadelphia Athletics 48 106 2 .312 8th of 8
5 1964 Kansas City Athletics 57 105 1 .352 10th of 10
6 1946 Philadelphia Athletics 49 105 1 .318 8th of 8
7 1943 Philadelphia Athletics 49 105 1 .318 8th of 8
8 1919 Philadelphia Athletics 36 104 0 .257 8th of 8
9 1965 Kansas City Athletics 59 103 0 .364 10th of 10
10 1954 Philadelphia Athletics 51 103 2 .331 8th of 8
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 3/3/2013.