Cubs receive their World Series Champion rings. A very nice thing to do to have Cubs fans present the rings to the players.
An awesome night as the Cubs raise their 2016 World Series Championship banner. the Cubs also raised the 2016 NL Champion flag along with flags for their 1907
and 1908 World Series victories, with the help from Cubs greats, Ryne Sandberg, Fergie Jenkins & Billy Williams.
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.
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.
April 12, 1960 Don Zimmer hits a home run in his first at bat with the Cubs.
April 12, 1965 Ernie Banks helps the Cubs tie this game 10-10 with a 3-run HR in the 9th inning.
April 12, 1912
The famous double play combo of Tinkers to Evers to Chance play in their final game together.
April 13 The birthday of Claude Hendrix
April 13, 2012
After winning the World Series the year before, the Cubs spoil the Cardinal's home opener defeating the Cardinals 9-5 behind a Grand Slam by Bryan LaHair and a 3-run home run by Ian Stewart. Jeff Samardzija gets the win.
April 14, 1966 Leo Durocher gets his first victory as Cubs manager and Ty Cline gets 5 hits in 5 at bats as the Cubs beat the Giants in San Francisco 9-4. Cline had only 6 hits in his career with the Cubs.
April 15, 2008 Dusty Baker brings his #12 back to Wrigley Field as the Cincinnatti Reds manager. Another cubs curse perhaps, his #12 counterpart, Alfonso Soriano pulls up lame on a fly ball and leaves the game. Soriano would return to the Cubs lineup by May 1, however, he was never the type of stolen base threat that he was when the Cubs first signed him.
April 15 Happy birthday Jeromy Burnitz
April 16 Happy birthday to 2016 World Series champion, Albert Almora
April 16, 1972
In just his 4th major league game, 22 year old, Burt Hooton pithces a no-hitter against Phillies at Wrigley Field. Cubs win 4-0, Randy Hundley drives in 2 runs and Ron Santo & Billy Williams each have 3 hits. Hooton struck out 7 batters and walked 7 batters as well.
April 16, 1985 Dennis Eckersley pitches a 10 inning shutout and Bob Dernier gets the walkoff hit as Cubs defeat Phillies 1-0 in 10 innings.
April 16, 2004 Cubs overcome a 9-4 deficit and defeat the Reds 11-10 on Moises Alou and Sammy Sosa's 9th inning home runs.
April 17, 1974 Something tells me the wind was blowing out at Wrigley on this day as the Cubs beat the Pirates 18-9. Cubs catcher,George Mitterwald hits 3 home runs and drives in 8 runs. Rick Monday, Jerry Morales & Bill Madlock hit home runs as well.
April 17, 1951 Dee Fondy hits a bases loaded triple in his first MLB at bat. Cubs defeat the Reds 8-3.
April 18, 1998 Kerry Wood gets his first major league victory for the Cubs against the Dodgers at Wrigley Field. In the first inning, he gives up a single to Eric Young and than picks him off from first base. In the bottom of the first inning, the Cubs get 8 runs off the Dodgers, Hideo Nomo and Wood even contributes with an RBI single and scoring a run.
Wood pitches 5 solid innings, giving up 4 hits, striking out 7 batters and walking 3, giving up no runs. The Cubs defeat the Dodgers 8-1.
April 18, 1962 Ernie Banks hits a walk-off HR in the 10th inning for a 3-2 Cubs victory. It is his 300th career home run.
Guy Bush pitches a 3-hit complete game shutout and Rogers Hornsby goes 4 for 4 with 2 RBI in a 4-0 victory At Wrigley Field.
April 21, 1959
Glen Hobbie allows just 3 Cardinal batters to reach base in a 1-0 victory at Wrigley Field. Hobbie allows just one single to Stan Musial in the 7th inning that broke up the no-hitter, one walk and one hit by pitch.
April 21, 1966
A great Cubs trade. Cubs send Bob Buhl & Larry Jackson to Phillies for Fergie Jenkins, Adolpho Phillips & John Hernstein.
April 21 Happy birthday to Les Lancaster (Cubs, 1987-1993) Les Lancaster was a top relief pitcher for the Cubs in their 1989 playoff year.He had a 4-2 record with 8 saves and a 1.36 ERA in 1989.