Texas Rangers

Fat Lady May Be Warming Up, But Rangers Haven't Won The West ... Yet

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10. 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates - 7-game lead on September 1 evaporates.

9. 1962 Los Angeles Dodgers - 4 games with 7 left, lost 10 of their last 13.

8. 1969 Chicago Cubs - 9.5 games on August 14, lost 14 of their final 20.

7. 1987 Toronto Blue Jays - 3.5 with 7 games to play, swept by Detroit in season-ending four-game series to lose division to Tigers.

6. 1951 Brooklyn Dodgers - 13.5-game lead on August 11, went 26-22 down stretch but lost division as Giants won 16 in a row.

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