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07-31-2006, 03:47 PM
Join Date: May 2005
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I found some interesting info on wikipedia, the GM of the Expos said that in 2003 we were as good as the Marlins that year, the eventual World Series Champs (remember the Expos were in a 5-way tie for the Wild Card on August 29th) and MLB wouldn't allow September Call-Ups for the Expos which send the team a message...
I remember that season well. I followed the Spos to the west coast that year.
No call ups allowed to save money
No "home games" where Montreal was tearing it up with the best home record in baseball. Instead, games in san Juan. Almost a month on the road including San Juan
Clamps put on the club for making deals. And essentially reversing some already made.
Hey, the fix was in that year. MLB could not have hobbled that team any more than it did. The players were really pi$$ed at Selig for that.
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