This Week in Cubs History
June 23, 1984
Ryne Sandberg game on national television that sort of was his coming out party as a superstar in the major league baseball. Sandberg hits a game tying home run off one of, if not the best, closer in baseball, Bruce Sutter of the St Louis Cardinals. Sandberg follows this up with another game tying home run in the tenth before Dave Owen's game-winning single in the 11th inning. the Cubs go one to the playoffs in 84 and Sandberg wins MVP honors.
Bob Dernier goes 3 for 5 with a double, walk, 2 RBI, 4 runs scored and a stolen base.
June 24, 1984
Rick Sutcliffe pitches a 5-hit, complete game shutout as Cubs defeat Cardinals 5-0 at Wrigley Field. Sutcliffe strikes out 14 and walks just one batter.
Happy birthday to Aramis Ramirez (Cubs, 2003-2011). Ramirez drove in over 100 runs in 5 seasons with the Cubs (2003 was split between Pirates and Cubs when he drove in 106). He was an all-star twice with the Cubs and won one silver slugger award.
June 26, 1969
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 7-5. Ron Santo's 2-run home run in the 8th inning ties the game and Jim Hickman's 2-run homer in the 10th is the walk-off winner. Santo, Hickman, Ken Rudolph & Billy Williams all homer for the Cubs.
June 27, 1984
Cubs defeat the Pirates 8-7 in 11 innings at Wrigley Field on Jody Davis walk-off RBI walk.
June 28, 2005
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Brewers 2-0. Carlos Zambrano combines with Ryan Dempster on a 3-hit shutout. Derrek Lee homers for the Cubs.
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