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History repeats itself for Cubs

Blowing Game 6 of the NLCS wasn't the first, or worst, untimely collapse for the Cubs in the postseason.

Originally Published: October 15, 2003
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

If I'd had anywhere to go, I'd have gone there because the game looked over.

I didn't, so instead I watched the most shocking inning I've ever seen.

There is a precedent, of sorts.

It happened in the 1929 World Series (they didn't have LCS's back then).

It happened in Philadelphia rather than Chicago.

It happened in Game 4 rather than Game 6, and the Cubs were not on the verge of clinching a championship.

But this isn't the first time the Cubs have given ...

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