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World Series Champs to NFL Chumps

Posted by Andrew McKillop on November 2, 2010

It’s a mix of sports greatness, and futility all in a few short months for a city.  Wining the world   The last time it has happened was in 1996, when the New York Yankees won the World Series, while the New York Jets finished the 1996 season an NFL worst 1-15. Check out the list below to see all instances:

Year WS Champ Worst NFL
1996 New York Yankees New York Jets
1959 Los Angeles Dodgers Los Angeles Rams
1957 Milwaukee Braves Green Bay Packers
1951 New York Yankees New York Yanks
1949 New York Yankees New York Bulldogs
1947 New York Yankees New York Giants

Note: The 1959 Rams, and the 1957 Packers were both tied with the Chicago Cardinals for the NFL’s worst record for their respective seasons.

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