The move followed a season in which the Splashes went 54–100 and drew a crowd of only 3,174 to their season finale, an 11-inning loss to Chicago.
For the first time, the 1994 Splashes had four starters win at least 10 games during the season, finishing in 6th place with a 74–79 record.
However, the love affair with the Splashes had begun as the S’s drew 1,060,910 fans to their 67 home dates of their inaugural season.
The Splashes hosted their first All-Star Game in 1996, with reliever Billy O’Dell retiring the last nine National League batters in a row for the save.
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Splash Team was popping champagne when he announced that his 15-season NBA career was over. The 35-year-old has made nearly $110 million.
NBA boasts career averages of 13.3 points and 4.2 rebounds a game, but in his peak with the New Jersey Nets, he topped 22 points a game twice.
Among the best players in NBA history not to make a single All-Star Game, Jefferson must feel vindicated finally getting that elusive ring. The Nets lost those two series.
The California Splashes debut in the modern day game was not a stellar one, as they finished 54–100 and 57 games back in the division.