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As bad as it gets

Baseball has had some terrible teams, but nothing compares to this band of misfits.

Updated: July 11, 2005, 11:31 AM ET
By David Schoenfield | Page 2

The 2002 Detroit Tigers were a horrible team, losing 106 games and finishing last in the American League in runs scored, home runs, on-base percentage and slugging percentage. Brandon Inge hit .202, Damion Easley hit .224, Chris Truby hit .199, Shane Halter hit .239, Craig Paquette hit .194. In a league in which the average team scored 4.81 runs per game, the Tigers scored just 3.57 runs per game.

It was, collectively, one of the worst lineups ever.

It is not, however, the worst lineup ...

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