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April 04, 2004

2004 BASEBALL PREVIEW

HELL FREEZES OVER The Cubs Will Win the World Series
COMPLETE SCOUTING REPORTS Lineups and 62 Pages Of Inside Info
The Most Incredible Stat of All BY ROY BLOUNT JR.
STAT WARS Geeks vs. Scouts BY TOM VERDUCCI
HOW THEY'LL FINISH
NATIONAL LEAGUE
EAST
1. Phillies
2. Marlins
3. Braves
4. Expos
5. Mets
CENTRAL
1. Cubs
2. Astros
3. Cardinals
4. Reds
5. Brewers
6. Pirates
WEST
1. D-Backs
2. Giants
3. Padres
4. Dodgers
5. Rockies
AMERICAN LEAGUE
EAST
1. Yankees
2. Red Sox
3. Blue Jays
4. Orioles
5. Devil Rays
CENTRAL
1. Twins
2. White Sox
3. Royals
4. Indians
5. Tigers
WEST
1. Athletics
2. Angels
3. Mariners
4. Rangers
SPORTS IN AMERICA
50th Anniversary 1954-2004
50 States in 50 Weeks
THIS WEEK: ILLINOIS
Amateur Adventures at the Chicago Golden Gloves
BY RICHARD HOFFER
PLUS
William Nack on His Wrigley Hero
Illinois Sports Poll
Enemy of the State
Greatest Sports Moment
Who & Where Map

Cover Art: Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood / Curt Schilling / Jim Thome / Randy Johnson / Josh Beckett / Roger Clemens

Caption: Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood / CURT SCHILLING / JIM THOME / JOSH BECKETT / ROGER CLEMENS / RANDY JOHNSON

Credit: Color Photo: Brad Mangin (Kerry Wood) Color Photo: Tom Dipace (Curt Schilling) Color Photo: Al Tielemanns (Jim Thome) Color Photo: V.J. Lovero (Randy Johnson) Two Color Photos: Chuck Solomon (Josh Beckett / Roger Clemens)

Additional Text: NCAA
SI's Winner
FINAL FOUR
Connecticut - Duke - Oklahoma State - Georgia Tech

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)