This Day in Chicago Cubs History

June 3, 2003
Sammy Sosa and the corked bat!!!

June 9, 2010
Derrek Lee's 300th career home run!!

June 10, 2013
Javier Baez hits 4 home runs in a minor league game.

May 26
Happy birthday to Ben Zobrist

May 27, 2016
David Ross hits his 100th home career MLB home run

May 28, 2016
Kyle Hendrick's emergence in the Cubs 2016 rotation was an important part of the Cubs World Series championship run in 2016. Hendricks led the National League in Earned Run Average in 2016.

On this day, Hendricks pitches a complete game 5-hitter at Wrigley Field as the Cubs defeat the Phillies 4-1. Dexter Fowler leads off the scoring with a leadoff home run in the 1st inning.

May 17, 1979
Phillies 23 Cubs 22

May 12, 1970
Ernie Bank's 500th home run. This may be the first video I ever saw about the Cubs, perhaps the video I've seen the most in my 30+ years watching the Cubs and it's still one of my favorites. Can't go wrong with Ernie Banks and Jack Brickhouse's "Hey Hey"

May 20, 2006
A very memorable fight between the White Sox and Cubs. Michael Barrett & AJ Pierzynski

Love this video of Kris Bryant getting pranked by Greg Maddux early in spring training this year.

Remember when Dexter Fowler surprised his Cubs teammates at Spring Training in 2016?

Kyle Schwarber hits a Grand Slam on his birthday at Cubs 2015 spring training

March 10, 2015
The Cubs gave the league early warning of some of their young players back in spring training 2 years ago when Javier Baez, Jorge Soler and Kris Bryant hit consecutive home runs.

Cubs Win the World Series
Cubs World Series Parade
Cubs Christmas 2016

Awards Season

Kris Bryant wins the 2016 NL Most Valuable Player
Cubs MVP Awards

Anthony Rizzo, Jason Heyward & Jake Arrieta win awards:
Gold Glove & Silver Slugger

******************************************************** Chicago Cubs World Series

David Ross hits a home run in game 7


Ben Zobrist's big 10th inning hit in Game 7

Mike Montgomery gets the final out.
Cubs Win the World Series!!! *****************************************************
David Ross being carried off the field after Cubs victory in Game 7


March 31, 2008

Kosuke Fukudome's debut with the Chicago Cubs was quite a day as he goes 3 for 3, doubles on the first pitch he see's in the major leagues and hits a 3-run home run off Brewers closer, Eric Gagne to tie the game in the ninth inning. Unfortunately, the Cubs do lose the game in 10 innings, 4-3.

Len Kasper and Bob Brenly call of Fukudome's dramatic home run.

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2015 Cubs Walk-off victories


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