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Some articles on franchise, franchise history, history, franchises:

Bob Hartley - Coaching Career - Atlanta Thrashers
... The team overcame the adversity and set new franchise records for wins and points in a single season with a 33–37–8–4 record ... with journeyman Steve Shields, the Thrashers posted the first winning season in franchise history with a 41–33–8 record, but fell short for a playoff appearance after losing out to the Tampa Bay ... Southeast Division title, setting new franchise records for wins and points with a 43–28–11 record, good enough for 97 points and third seed in the Eastern Conference ...
Oklahoma City Thunder - Franchise History - 2011–2012: Making The Finals
... In the 2012 NBA Playoffs, the Thunder swept the defending champion Dallas Mavericks in the first round to advance and face off against their first-round foes from 2010, the Los Angeles Lakers ... They defeated the Lakers in five games and advanced to play the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals ...
2008–09 Boston Celtics Season - Awards, Records and Milestones - Records
... Head coach Doc Rivers became the third coach in NBA history to win the Coach of the Month award for three straight months, joining Flip Saunders (2005–06) and Larry ... recorded the longest winning streak in franchise history with a win against the Philadelphia 76ers on December 23, breaking the previous record of 18 straight wins held by the 1981 ... The Celtics matched their 6th biggest win in franchise history with a 108-63 blowout victory over the Sacramento Kings on December 28, 2008 ...
Tampa Bay Devil Rays - Team Slogans
... season, the Rays had never had a winning season in franchise history, much less a post-season appearance ... in the 2008 MLB post-season for their first postseason appearance in franchise history ... record, making it the second best season in franchise history, they failed to reach the post-season ...
2008 Major League Baseball Season - Accomplishments - Team Milestones
... lasting 6 hours, 16 minutes, marking the longest game (in terms of innings played) in the history of both franchises. 57 minutes was the longest game (time wise) in the Reds' history ... Louis Cardinals achieved a franchise record of 18 wins for the month of April ...

Famous quotes containing the words history and/or franchise:

    Universal history is the history of a few metaphors.
    Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986)

    Many famous feet have trod
    Sublunary paths, and famous hands have weighed
    The strength they have against the strength they need;
    And famous lips interrogated God
    Concerning franchise in eternity....
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)