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The Cubs: 99 years of misery

Ever since the Cubs won back-to-back titles in 1907-08 things haven't fared so well. Story

Updated: March 28, 2008, 5:37 PM ET
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1920 Record: 75-79 Finished 5th in the National League, 18 games out A fine front office at work: "I'd play for half my salary if I could hit in this dump (Wrigley Field) all the time." -- Babe Ruth in 1920

The performance of Cubs reliever Sweetbreads Bailey is hardly tasty (should've stuck with his real name, Abraham Lincoln Bailey). A local boy from nearby Joliet, Ill., Bailey posts his lone victory on Sept. 17, but still ends up with a 7.12 ERA. (He helps erase an amazing ...

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