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Flipping Out

By Benjy Lipsman in News on Sep 16, 2004 4:26PM

Major League Baseball conducted a series of coin flips on Wednesday to determine host cities for potential tie-breaker games to determine the NL wild card winner among the five teams still in contention.

2004_09_sports_steve_bartman.jpgRepresenting the Cubs, GM Jim Hendry was unable to come through in the clutch. The Cubs lost coin flips against the Astros, Giants or Padres meaning a tie with one of those teams would result in a 1-game playoff in Houston, San Francisco or San Diego. They won the flip with the Marlins, but we all remember the last time the Cubs and Marlins played at Wrigley with the whole season on the line...