The 1936 Lake Charles Skippers were so bad, that you could probably have played a high school team in the Class D Evangeline League and they would have put up a better effort. Consider that their .245 winning percentage was 5 points lower than the 1962 New York Mets who set the Major League record for the worst percentage in history. 34-105 was the final win loss record... 62 games out of 1st place (*baseball-
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). Somehow they managed to land a new PDC for the following season, and just like that, they went from worst to almost first. The Detroit Tigers would sign up Lake Charles in 1937.