Notable

September 25, 1999

Cubs: Mark Grace, who began the game one hit ahead of Rafael Palmeiro for the decade hits lead, finished 1-for-2 with three walks, two intentional. His eighth-inning double gave him 361 for the 1990s, tying him with the Astros' Craig Biggio for the decade lead.

Marlins: Second baseman Luis Castillo was voted the team's MVP by the South Florida media. Castillo, out for the year with a dislocated shoulder, batted .302 with 50 stolen bases.Phillies: A crowd that included many Mets fans was late arriving because of a busy night in South Philadelphia. Across the street, the Rangers and Flyers played an NHL exhibition game at the First Union Center, and Bruce Springsteen gave a concert at the Spectrum.

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