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Old 10-02-2012, 09:51 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.
It'll only cost you 50 cents to see a (or is it "an"?) historic game!
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/l...,6848972.story
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