I'm a Loser, Baby

History may be written by the winners, but if you manage to lose in a really spectacular or consistent fashion, there’s a good chance you’ll get remembered, too. See how well you know these twelve notable losers.

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Who unsuccessfully ran for President of the United States six times as a candidate of the Socialist Party of America?
Allan Benson
Norman Thomas
Eugene Debs
Darlington Hoopes
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What Major League Baseball pitcher holds the record for most career losses?
Paul Gavin
Cy Young
Nolan Ryan
Walter Johnson
3 of 12
What artist holds the records for most Grammy nominations without a win?
Joe Satriani
Alan Parsons
Paul Westerberg
Boz Scaggs
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What college holds the record for the longest losing streak in NCAA Division I-A Football?
Northwestern
Duke
Vanderbilt
Baylor
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In 1916 Georgia Tech won the most lopsided game in college football history by a score of 222-0. What school was the loser?
Duke
Cumberland
Washington and Lee
Wofford
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What active NFL franchise has amassed the most losses in its history?
The Philadelphia Eagles
The Detroit Lions
The Arizona Cardinals
The New York Giants
7 of 12
According to Reuters, what sitcom holds the record for most Emmy nominations without a win?
Newhart
Good Times
The Larry Sanders Show
Maude
8 of 12
The mountain Loser is located in what country?
Australia
New Zealand
Germany
Austria
9 of 12
Who holds the record for most losses at the Academy Awards?
Richard Burton
Peter O'Toole
Walt Disney
John Williams
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The 1972-73 Philadelphia 76ers were the biggest losers in NBA history. What was their record that season?
5-77
8-74
9-73
11-71
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Beck’s 1993 hit single “Loser” is built around a sample of a cover song recorded by what artist?
Johnny Jenkins
George Harrison
John Oates
Neil Young
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What NCAA school just set a record for most losses in a basketball season by a Division I team by posting a perfect 0-29 record?
Canisius
Detroit
Maryland-Eastern Shore
New Jersey Institute of Technology