This Day in Chicago Cubs History


Ron SantoRon Santo

February 25

The birthday of Cubs Hall of Famer, Ron Santo.  He won 5 Gold Glove awards (3B) and was a 9-time All-Star.  

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March 5

Happy birthday to Kyle Schwarber.  It was a nice celebration in 2015 when he hit a grand-slam in a spring training game on his birthday.  

Link to Schwarber's birthday grand slam in 2015



Jake ArrietaJake Arrieta

March 6 

Happy birthday to Jake Arrieta.  He's only the 2nd Cubs pitcher (after 1900) to pitch 2 no-hitters for the team (with Ken Holtzman).  He was an all-star, silver slugger, and helped the Cubs win the 2016 World Series.  

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March 17

The birthday of Cubs outfielder, first baseman Hank Sauer (1949-1955).  Sauer won the NL MVP in 1952, leading the NL in Home Runs (37) & RBI (121).  


March 19

Happy birthday to Cubs catcher (2015-2016), David Ross.  Ross helped the 2016 Cubs win the World Series and will begin managing the team for his first year in 2020


March 21

Happy birthday to the Cubs number one overall draft pick in the 1982 MLB draft.  He was an NL All-Star in 1988 & 1990.  

March Cubs Birthdays


March 22

Happy birthday to Dexter Fowler, (Cubs, 2015-2016).  A great lead-off hitter for the 2016 World Series championship team.  He even led off Game 7 of the World Series with a home run.  

March Cubs Birthdays


March 28

The birthday of Cubs pitching great, Lon Warneke, (Cubs 1930-1936).   In 1932, Warneke led the NL in Wins (22), ERA (2.37) & Shutouts (4) to help lead the team to the 1932 World Series  


Ben Zobrist's big 10th inning hit in Game 7 of 2016 World Series





David Ross being carried off the field after Cubs 2016 Game 7 Victory