How Jeffrey Loria Destroyed the Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals

Posted: 20th October 2009 by Farid Rushdi in MLB
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The Montreal Expos were the best team in the National League back in 1994. Their roster was the perfect mix of up-and-coming youngsters and experienced veterans. Cliff Floyd, Mike Lansing, Marquis Grissom, Moises Alou, Larry Walker, Rondell White, Pedro Martinez, Ken Hill, John Wetteland, and Darrin Fletcher were just some of the names dotting the Expos' major league roster. The Expos got off to a fast start and when the player's strike began on Aug. 12th, the Expos had the best record in all of baseball at 74-40 and were on pace to win 106 games. They averaged almost 24,000 fansáper game and things looked bright for both the franchise and the city. A year later, the Exposáwere slowly goingáthe way of the dinosaur. The majority of their star players were gone in a cost-cutting tsunami ...

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