[permalink] [id link]
After losing a dismal 103 games in 1966, the Cubs brought home consecutive winning records in ' 67 and ' 68, marking the first time a Cub team had accomplished that feat in over two decades.
Some Related Sentences
After and losing
After 1180 BC, the Hittite empire disintegrated into several independent " Neo-Hittite " states, subsequent to losing much territory to the Middle Assyrian Empire and being finally overrun by the Phrygians, another Indo-European people who are believed to have migrated from The Balkans.
After sweeping Minnesota in the American League Championship Series, Baltimore was shocked by losing to the New York Mets in a five-game World Series.
But most damaging, the new situation effectively trapped Russian foreign policy: After 1913, Russia could not afford losing its last ally in this crucial area and thus had no alternatives but to unconditionally support Serbia when the crisis between Serbia and Austria broke out in 1914.
After losing the 1945 World Series to the Detroit Tigers, the Cubs finished with winning seasons the next two years, but those teams did not enter post-season play.
After losing an extra-inning game in Game 1, the Cubs rallied and took a 3 games to 1 lead over the Wild Card Florida Marlins in the NLCS.
After losing each of the first two games by two runs, the Rockies opened up a 5 – 2 lead against Matt Cain in the finale of the series on August 30.
After losing the first three games of the series against the Sharks, the Red Wings won three consecutive games to force a Game 7, becoming just the eighth team in NHL history to accomplish the feat ( the Chicago Blackhawks became the seventh team to do so earlier in the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs, against the Vancouver Canucks ).
After several years of losing money, the original museum closed down in 1989 and the Evoluon was converted into a conference center, opening in 1998.
After even refusing to give Wallach a token payment for losing out on two jobs, the actor said, " I'll sue you "— to which Leone replied, " Get in line ", and slammed down the phone.
After surrender in North Africa and losing the Battle of Stalingrad in 1942 – 43, the Germans were on the defensive.
After losing control of Amazing Stories, Gernsback founded two new science fiction magazines, Science Wonder Stories and Air Wonder Stories.
After defeats in battle, the desertion of his Armenian allies and his failure to capture Parthian strongholds convinced Antony to retreat, his army was further depleted by the hardships of its retreat through Armenia in the depths of winter, losing more than a quarter of its strength in the course of the campaign.
After several losing seasons, the team, led by Kent Hrbek, Frank Viola, Bert Blyleven, Jeff Reardon, and rising star Kirby Puckett, returned to the World Series, defeating the Tigers in the ALCS.
After a winning season in 1992, the Twins fell into a years-long stretch of mediocrity, posting a losing record each year for the next eight years: 71 – 91 in 1993, 50 – 63 in 1994, 56 – 88 in 1995, 78 – 84 in 1996, 68 – 94 in 1997, 70 – 92 in 1998, 63 – 97 in 1999 and 69 – 93 in 2000.
After losing his northern hill territories to King Prithvi, Chauhan Raja Nawal Singh was forced to move to his southern territories ( currently Tulsipur / Balarampur in India ) and ruled as one of the largest Taluqdar of Oudh.
After losing in the first round to the Vikings in 1997, the Giants needed to close out the season with four wins to finish 8 – 8 in 1998.
After starting 5 – 0 in the 2009 season, New York lost to the likewise undefeated New Orleans Saints at the Superdome 48 – 27, beginning a four game losing streak, in which they lost to the Arizona Cardinals 24 – 17, the San Diego Chargers 21 – 20 and the Philadelphia Eagles 40 – 17.
After losing the conference championship in 2001 to the St. Louis Rams, in 2002 to the eventual Super Bowl Champions Tampa Bay Buccaneers and in 2003 to the Carolina Panthers, the Eagles advanced to Super Bowl XXXIX at the end of the 2004 season, where they lost to the New England Patriots, 24 – 21.
After being defeated in 1898 in the Spanish-American War and losing possession of the Philippine Islands, Spain sold the Palau archipelago to Imperial Germany in the 1899 German-Spanish Treaty.
After a run of regular-season success in the early 1990s ( making the NLCS three straight years ), the Pirates have struggled in recent decades, with 20 consecutive losing seasons to date, the longest in North American professional sports history.
After and dismal
After a season-long series of dismal results under John Wyer in 1964, the program was handed over to Carroll Shelby after the 1964 Nassau race.
After dismal ratings in a Sunday night and a Thursday night time slot, CBS placed it on hiatus and was ready to cancel the show, but a viewer campaign saved the show and returned it to its Monday night slot.
After a dismal ' 85 campaign, the Stars returned to their winning ways posting an 80 – 62 record and winning the second half of the Southern Division.
After several dismal failures in tragic parts, some of them in support of Mrs Siddons, he discovered accidentally that his forte was comedy, especially in the personation of old men and country boys, in which he displayed a fund of drollery and broad humour.
After a dismal result for Meretz in 2009 elections, Meretz leader Haim Oron announced, " Based on the energies which I saw today as well, and the forces existing within us, we must overcome the difficult feeling we are experiencing this evening.
After leading Seattle to a dismal 20-38 mark to end the 1980 season, Wills was fired on May 6, 1981 with the M's deep in last place at 6-18 ( giving him a career mark of 26-56, one of the worst records ever for a non-interim big-league manager ).
After the Nova Scotia Liberal Party's dismal performance in the 2006 election ( and failing to win his own seat ), leader Francis MacKenzie announced his resignation.
After the 1985-1986 season proved to be a disappointment with critics, in the ratings, and with Brandon Tartikoff ( who was planning to have SNL canceled by the last episode of season 11 due to its sliding ratings ), Michaels fired most of the cast and writers, retained the cast and writers who were standouts during the otherwise dismal season ( Smigel being one of them ), and hired new ones for the 1986-1987 season.
After leading the Jets to a dismal 1 – 7 start, coach Eric Mangini decided to bench Pennington for second year quarterback Kellen Clemens.
After his dismal spell at Stamford Bridge, Wright-Phillips equalled his entire goalscoring record at Chelsea just over a month after returning to City.
After the lockout, Sullivan and the Bruins struggled to win in the new NHL, as they ended the 2005-2006 seaon with a dismal 29-37-16 record, missing the playoffs and finishing last in the Northeast Division.
After a dismal season with an 11-29 record and less than a thousand fans per game, Schoenstadt moved the franchise again, this time to Kemper Arena, where the team flourished as the Kansas City Comets.
After a season off from coaching, he again became coach of the SuperSonics when he replaced Bob Hopkins who was fired 22 games into the 1977 – 1978 season after a dismal 5-17 start.
After that time, its electoral performances were dismal, as it was reduced to a rump of two seats in the 1951 election, three seats in the 1955 election, and five seats in the 1959 election.
After yet another dismal offensive performance, Mariucci declared that Garcia would remain the starter.
" After much controversy and dismal ratings he resigned in July 1989, two months before the end of his contract, and was replaced by the Mike and the Mad Dog program.
After dismal results with the GT40's in their first two years, mainly dealing with reliability due to mechanical failure, the Ford GT40 program was handed over to Holman Moody and Carroll Shelby to compete against Ferrari, with the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans victory being the most famous, as well as 1967.
After getting off to a dismal 2007 campaign, Víctor Fernández was sacked after a 2-2 draw with Real Mallorca.
After dismal stock performance following the 1987 Stock Market Crash, Johnson decided to put the company in play.
After five dismal weeks in the Nielsens, ABC had a rapid loss of faith in I Love Saturday Night ; on Saturday, February 29th, the branding concept was used for the last time.
The band continued touring until the end of 2005, and Jorge González had relocated to Mexico, D. F .. After a dismal tour in early 2006 ( of dates which the band were in contract to perform ) the band announced on their official website that the band would be over in March 2006.
After two seasons of dismal attendance in San Jose, the team was sold and moved to Ogden, Utah, for the 1979 season.