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A Little Something For The Ladies

prov steamrollers The October issue of GQ came out with a new list of “The 20 Worst Sports Franchises of All Time” and look who comes in at Number 8 — the Providence Steamrollers.

In the late 1940s, the Steamrollers, billed as “The Fleetest, Fastest-Breaking Team” in pro basketball, promised fans “a Ding Dong Battle” on the hard court, whatever that is. Instead, the Steamrollers were the league’s inept-est, losing-est team; to this day, they hold the NBA record for fewest wins in a season (six), and after three years with a .274 winning percentage, they threw in the Ding Dong towel.

The name of this well-tucked young man is not known at this time.