ACHIEVING GOALS: THE PHILLIES
The team with the most errors in a single season was the 1883 Philadelphia (Quakers) Phillies who played 99 games and ended the season in last place with 17 wins, 81 loses, and one tie. They averaged 6.3 errors per game with 639 errors. They played for 67 years before their first playoff appearance in 1950. That year they had only 151 errors. That’s 1.04 errors per game.
In 1980, after 97 years of Major League baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies finally won their 1st World Series Championship with a 91-71 record. That year, they had only 136 errors and an average of 0.84 errors per game.
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