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