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Old 10-02-2012, 02:44 AM
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
It's not, but it's also not a common occurrence. It's actually been 50 years this week, as the last game before tomorrow's with a pair of 100-game losers was September 30, 1962 when the Mets (40-120... expansion teams) played the, you guessed it, Cubs (59-103) in front of a robust crowd of 4,000 people at Wrigley Field.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/bo...96209300.shtml

I would like to point out that that 103-loss Cubs team now had 3 future Hall of Fame players in the middle of their lineup. Unbelievable.
With Richie Ashburn playing in that game (at second base no less!) there were FOUR hall of famers in that game.
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