Phillies first professional team to 10,000 losses

Updated: July 16, 2007, 8:46 AM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Never known as lovable losers, cursed, or even affectionately as bums, the Philadelphia Phillies have long held a more pitiable title: The losingest team in sports.

From the Baker Bowl to Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium to the Vet and Citizens Bank Park, futility has tailed them like the sound of boos that echo throughout Philly for the disheartenment of every September collapse, every last-place finish, every near miss.

No team has lost quite like the Phillies. Now, ...

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