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Yes, there was. In 2003, the Boston Red Sox (AL) and the Florida Marlins (NL) were the wildcard teams. The Marlins went on to beat the New York Yankees in the World Series.

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Q: Was there a wildcard in the 2003 MLB playoffs?
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