This Day in Chicago Cubs History


This Day In Chicago Cubs History



June 11, 2021

Opening Day 2.0 as Wrigley Field allows full attendance for the first time since 2019.  Cubs Hall of Famers, Lee Smith, Andre Dawson, Billy Williams, Fergie Jenkins & Billy Williams throw out the first pitch.  

Bill Murray performs a memorable seventh inning stretch and Anthony Rizzo has one of the best MLB at bats you will ever see.  

Cubs win 8-5, take a 1/2 game lead over the Brewers for first place in the NL Central and extend their lead over the Cardinals to 4 games.  





June 17, 2016
Welcome to the big leagues. Willson Contreras hits a home run in his MLB debut. It's even
the first pitch thrown to him.  

Cubs History-June 17


Bill MadlockBill Madlock

June 18, 1976
Bill Madlock's 7th inning grand slam helps the Cubs defeat the Braves 6-4 in Atlanta.  

Cubs History-June 18


Derrick MayDerrick May

June 19, 1992
At Veterans Stadium, Cubs defeat the Phillies 5-2.  Derrick May homers twice and drives in all
5 runs for the Cubs.

Cubs History-June 19


Rick ReuschelRick Reuschel

June 20, 1972
Cubs beat Giants 15-8. Randy Hundley hits gand slam & Rick Reuschel pitches 6 relief innings in MLB debut to earn the win.  

June 20, 1974
Rick Reuschel throws a 12 hit, complete game shutout as Cubs defeat Pirates 3-0 at Wrigley Field.
Cubs History-June 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