Originally Posted by DumpJerry
...and with a 3-0 loss tonight, the Cubs and Astros will play a rare game tomorrow:
Two one hundred loss teams facing each other. Someone told me this would be the first time in MLB history. Does anyone know if this is true?
Not true. In 1962, the Cubs, who lost 103 for the season, and the Mets, who lost 120, played their final three games against each other. Going into game 160, the Cubs were 57-102 and the Mets were 39-118.
I don't know if there were other instances of 100-loss teams playing each other.