Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Last week I received an email asking me if it was true that Mets GM Sandy Alderson was on the verge of breaking some long held major league record for the most consecutive losing seasons by a GM. Actually, it was an accusatory email also suggesting that I’ve become a shill for the Mets and that’s why I never post anything critical of Sandy. Obviously, this reader has me confused with someone else, but his first question was worth investigating. Could this possibly have any truth to it? Well I’m sad to say that I found no evidence either way that would support or refute the suggestion that Sandy is on the doorstep of becoming baseball’s biggest loser among general managers. There really isn’t a database setup to track executives by their won-loss records. Obviously, with a month’s worth of dedicated research one could pull up the won-loss records of every single GM in the modern era, but I wasn’t about to do that just to prove or disprove this prevailing theory that seems to be picki...
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