Found October 01, 2011 on Next Impulse Sports:
It seems like the logical answer here would be this year’s Red Sox.  They played consistently terrible for an entire month, whereas the ’04 Yanks only lost 4 games in a row.  But here’s why that’s not the case.  Until this season, the previous worst September collapse ever was by the 2007 Mets.  The only reason I even know that is because for the past few weeks people kept bringing it up in reference to what the Sox were doing.  With the exception of Mets fans, I don’t think anybody really knew or cared about what happened to them in ’07.  By this time next year, the demise of the 2011 Red Sox will be mostly forgotten.  Plus there’s the fact that the Braves also just gave away pretty much the same Wild Card lead that the Red Sox did (9 games vs. 8.5).  So really, how big a deal can it be if two teams did it simultaneously? On the other hand, what the 2004 Yankees did will live on forever.  Becoming the first team of all time to blow a 3-0 lead in the playoffs, against their arch rival
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.