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This was the Orioles' 6th-best record since 1995:

[TABLE=width: 802]<tbody>[TR][TD]Rank[/TD][TD]Year[/TD][TD]Team[/TD][TD]League[/TD][TD]W[/TD][TD]L[/TD][TD]Pct[/TD][TD]GB[/TD][TD]Pos[/TD][TD]Attendance[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]1[/TD][TD=align: right]1997[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]98[/TD][TD=align: right]64[/TD][TD=align: right]0.605[/TD][TD]-[/TD][TD=align: right]1[/TD][TD=align: right]3,711,132[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]2[/TD][TD=align: right]2014[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]96[/TD][TD=align: right]66[/TD][TD=align: right]0.593[/TD][TD]-[/TD][TD=align: right]1[/TD][TD=align: right]2,464,473[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]3[/TD][TD=align: right]2012[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]93[/TD][TD=align: right]69[/TD][TD=align: right]0.574[/TD][TD=align: right]2[/TD][TD=align: right]2[/TD][TD=align: right]2,102,240[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]4[/TD][TD=align: right]1996[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]88[/TD][TD=align: right]74[/TD][TD=align: right]0.543[/TD][TD=align: right]4[/TD][TD=align: right]2[/TD][TD=align: right]3,646,950[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]5[/TD][TD=align: right]2013[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]85[/TD][TD=align: right]77[/TD][TD=align: right]0.525[/TD][TD=align: right]12[/TD][TD=align: right]3[/TD][TD=align: right]2,357,561[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]6[/TD][TD=align: right]2015[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]81[/TD][TD=align: right]81[/TD][TD=align: right]0.5[/TD][TD=align: right]12[/TD][TD=align: right]3[/TD][TD=align: right]2,281,202[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]7[/TD][TD=align: right]1995[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]71[/TD][TD=align: right]73[/TD][TD=align: right]0.493[/TD][TD=align: right]15[/TD][TD=align: right]3[/TD][TD=align: right]3,098,475 [/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]8[/TD][TD=align: right]1998[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]79[/TD][TD=align: right]83[/TD][TD=align: right]0.488[/TD][TD=align: right]35[/TD][TD=align: right]4[/TD][TD=align: right]3,685,194[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]9[/TD][TD=align: right]2004[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]78[/TD][TD=align: right]84[/TD][TD=align: right]0.481[/TD][TD=align: right]23[/TD][TD=align: right]3[/TD][TD=align: right]2,743,495[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]10[/TD][TD=align: right]1999[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]78[/TD][TD=align: right]84[/TD][TD=align: right]0.481[/TD][TD=align: right]20[/TD][TD=align: right]4[/TD][TD=align: right]3,431,829[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]11[/TD][TD=align: right]2005[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]74[/TD][TD=align: right]88[/TD][TD=align: right]0.457[/TD][TD=align: right]21[/TD][TD=align: right]4[/TD][TD=align: right]2,624,804[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]12[/TD][TD=align: right]2000[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]74[/TD][TD=align: right]88[/TD][TD=align: right]0.457[/TD][TD=align: right]13.5[/TD][TD=align: right]4[/TD][TD=align: right]3,297,031[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]13[/TD][TD=align: right]2003[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]71[/TD][TD=align: right]91[/TD][TD=align: right]0.438[/TD][TD=align: right]30[/TD][TD=align: right]4[/TD][TD=align: right]2,454,523[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]14[/TD][TD=align: right]2006[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]70[/TD][TD=align: right]92[/TD][TD=align: right]0.432[/TD][TD=align: right]27[/TD][TD=align: right]4[/TD][TD=align: right]2,153,139[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]15[/TD][TD=align: right]2011[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]69[/TD][TD=align: right]93[/TD][TD=align: right]0.426[/TD][TD=align: right]28[/TD][TD=align: right]5[/TD][TD=align: right]1,755,461[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]16[/TD][TD=align: right]2007[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]69[/TD][TD=align: right]93[/TD][TD=align: right]0.426[/TD][TD=align: right]27[/TD][TD=align: right]4[/TD][TD=align: right]2,164,822[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]17[/TD][TD=align: right]2008[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]68[/TD][TD=align: right]93[/TD][TD=align: right]0.422[/TD][TD=align: right]28.5[/TD][TD=align: right]5[/TD][TD=align: right]1,950,077[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]18[/TD][TD=align: right]2002[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]67[/TD][TD=align: right]95[/TD][TD=align: right]0.414[/TD][TD=align: right]36.5[/TD][TD=align: right]4[/TD][TD=align: right]2,682,439[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]19[/TD][TD=align: right]2010[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]66[/TD][TD=align: right]96[/TD][TD=align: right]0.407[/TD][TD=align: right]30[/TD][TD=align: right]5[/TD][TD=align: right]1,733,019[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]20[/TD][TD=align: right]2009[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]64[/TD][TD=align: right]98[/TD][TD=align: right]0.395[/TD][TD=align: right]39[/TD][TD=align: right]5[/TD][TD=align: right]1,907,163[/TD][/TR][TR][TD=align: right]21[/TD][TD=align: right]2001[/TD][TD]Baltimore Orioles[/TD][TD]American League[/TD][TD=align: right]63[/TD][TD=align: right]98[/TD][TD=align: right]0.391[/TD][TD=align: right]32.5[/TD][TD=align: right]4[/TD][TD=align: right]3,094,821



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I don't understand why that would be interpreted as "bad" news.

If the Indians had broken their own record for winning percentage by an American League team by going 117-45, would that be "bad news" because the record that they broke occurred 61 years ago? :confused:

I read it as "bad news" because 1985 was 30 years ago, not 20. Meaning we are all older than the post indicated. A play on years gone by as opposed to something baseball related.

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