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Tampa Bay Rays

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The Resume

    (1998- )
    Franchise awarded (March 9, 1995)
    Play at Tropicana Field
    Mascot is Raymond
    Tampa Bay Devil Rays became Tampa Bay Rays after 2007 season

Why they might be annoying:

    Their stadium's Cuesta-Rey Cigar Bar is the first cigar bar at a major league stadium.
    They lost 11-6 in their first game to the Detroit Tigers.
    Despite playing in a dome, they postponed a game due to hurricane Gordon (September 17, 2000).
    They revealed their new uniforms at a fashion show (February 6, 2001).
    They hold the record of 186 straight games without a complete game pitched by one pitcher (ended May 21, 2002).
    They finished last in the A.L. East their first five years (1998-2002) and have yet to win 70 games in a year.

Why they might not be annoying:

    They were the second U.S. team to sign an agreement with a Japanese team, Seibu Lions (August 28, 1997).
    Opening day tickets to their first home game sold out in seventeen minutes.
    At 10-6, they are the only baseball expansion team to ever be four games over .500 in their first year (April 19, 1998).

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 71 Votes: 60.56% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 324 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 28 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 24 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 20 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 122 Votes: 70.49% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 50 Votes: 70.0% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 106 Votes: 33.96% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 101 Votes: 74.26% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 163 Votes: 71.17% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 257 Votes: 68.87% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 324 Votes: 70.37% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 613 Votes: 69.00% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 60 Votes: 80.0% Annoying