This Day in Chicago Cubs History

This Week in Cubs History

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.

June 21, 2015  
Cubs defeat the Twins 8-0 at Target Field in Minnesota.  Jake Arrieta pitches a 4-hit
complete game shutout.  Anthony Rizzo homers and Dexter Fowler hits a grand slam.  Kyle Schwarber hits his first MLB home run.

Cubs History-June 21

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