Cubs president MacPhail resigns after 12 years

Updated: October 1, 2006, 9:24 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- An emotional Andy MacPhail resigned Sunday as president and CEO of the Chicago Cubs after failing to get the team to the World Series during his 12-year tenure.

"This is the first thing I've ever done in baseball that I didn't have a high level of success at," MacPhail said, his voice cracking.

"The clock on the MacPhail o-meter has run down to zero." -- Andy McPhail on his resignation as Cubs president

The Cubs have made just two playoff appearances ...

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