Memorable Pennant Race Collapses

1969 Chicago Cubs
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1969 Chicago Cubs

On Aug. 14, the Cubs led the Mets by 9 1/2 games in the NL East. Chicago then went 8-17 in September and finished eight games behind New York despite the presence of Hall of Famers Ernie Banks (pictured), Ferguson Jenkins and Billy Williams.

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