Gene Shue lasted just six games into the 1977-78 season as his Philadelphia 76ers went 2-4. However, his previous season was a lot better. That year, the 76ers made the NBA finals.
Phil Garner, 2002 Detroit Tigers
Like Cal Ripken above, Detroit's Phil Garner also was fired after an 0-6 start to the season. And, like the Orioles, the Tigers didn't have much success that season. Their 55-106 record was tied for the worst in the majors that year.
2002 Detroit Tigers55-106, 5th AL Central, 575 R, 124 HR, 4.92 ERA, 142 E, Mgr:Pujols, RF:Fick, SP:Redman 8, CL:Acevedo 28, HR:Simon 19, SB:Lombard 13
Paul Westphal, 2011 Sacramento Kings
In the two years leading up to the 2011-2012 season, Sacramento coach Paul Westphal led his team to a 49-112 record. He only made it seven games, compiling a 2-5 record. In the lockout-shortened season, the Kings finished 22-44
2011-12 Sacramento KingsStats, Schedules, Rosters, and much more
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