This Day in Chicago Cubs History

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Cal KoonceCal Koonce

July 13, 1962
Cal Koonce pitches a one-hit complete game shutout against the Reds at Wrigley Field.  Ron Santo drives in the only Cubs run on a sacrifice fly. 

Cubs History-July 13

Bill HandsBill Hands

July 14, 1969
Bill Hands shuts out the Mets and Tom Seaver 1-0 at Wrigley Field.

Cubs History-July 14

July 15, 1975
Bill Madlock's 2-run, bases loaded, 9th inning single gives the NL a 5-3 lead as NL defeats AL 6-3. Madlock shares game MVP honors with Mets pitcher, Jon Matlack.

Cubs History-July 15

July 16, 1967
At Candlestick Park in San Francisco, the Cubs sweep a doubleheader over the Giants.  In Game 1, Ernie Banks hits a 3-run home run, Adolfo Phillips hits a grand slam and Ray Culp pitches a 6-hit complete game shutout. 

In Game 2, Ernie Banks homers again and Ron Santo's 9th inning sacrifice fly gives the Cubs a 3-2 win.

Cubs History-July 16

July 17, 1966
In 2nd game of a doubleheader, the Cubs defeat Cardinals 7-2 as Billy Williams  hits for the cycle with a single, double, triple, home run, 4 runs scored and 2 RBI. Ken Holtzman gets the victory and Fergie Jenkins pitches a perfect 2 innings in relief to earn a save.

Cubs History-July 17

July 18, 1986
Scott Sanderson & Lee Smith combine on a 1-hitter as Cubs defeat Giants 2-1 at Wrigley Field.

Cubs History-July 18

July 19, 2003
At Pro Player Stadium in Florida, the Cubs & Marlins combine for just 6 hits as the Cubs defeat the Marlins 1-0 on an unearned run.  Kerry Wood pitches a 2-hit complete game shutout and the Marlins, Brad Penny is the tough luck loser, giving up just 4 hits over 8 innings pitched. 

Cubs Hisory-July 19

July 20, 2010
Cubs defeat the Astros 14-7 at Wrigley Field.  Aramis Ramirez hits 3 home runs with 7 RBI.  Derrek Lee has 3 RBI and 3 runs scored & Geovany Soto homers for the Cubs. 

Cubs History-July 20

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