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.
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.
July 7, 1968, game 1 In game 1 of a DH, Cubs blow a 4-2 lead when Pirates score 2 in 9th, but win it in bottom of ninth on Jose Arcia's walk-off home run.
July 7, 1968, game 2 After Jose Arcia hits a walk-off home run in the first game of a doubleheader, Ron Santo turns a 1-0 Dodgers lead into a 4-1 Cubs victory with a walk-off grand slam. Dodgers pitcher, Bill Singer is the tough luck loser after pitching 8 scoreless innings
July 7,1927 Charlie Root's 1-hitter against Pirates puts Cubs in 1st place.
He played shortstop for the Cubs from 1964-1975 and was an All-Star 6 times and won 2 Gold Gloves.
July 17, 1959 Art Ceccerelli pitches a 6-hit shutout and scores the only run of the game as the Cubs defeat the Reds 1-0 at Wrigley Field.
July 17, 1966 In 2nd game of a doubleheader, the Cubs defeat Cardinals 7-2 as Billy Williams hits for the cycle with a single, double, triple, home run, 4 runs scored and 2 RBI. Ken Holtzman gets the victory and Fergie Jenkins pithces a perfect 2 innings in relief to earn a Save.
July 17 The birthday of #Cubs radio announcer I grew up listening to, Lou Boudreau.Boudreau began announcing Cubs games in 1958. Managed the team in 1960 and went back to the booth announcing Cubs games until 1987.
July 17, 1956, 16 innings Cubs 7 Phillies 4 Trailing 2-0 into the bottom of the 9th inning, Cubs tie the game on Hobie Landrith's home run & Ernie Banks RBI single.
Turk Lown pitches 7 scoreless innings for the Cubs to allow Gene Baker to win it for the Cubs with a walk-off RBI single in the 16th inning for a 3-2 Cubs victory over the Phillies at Wrigley Field.
July 18, 1957 Ernie Banks & Chuck Tanner hit back to back inside the park home runs, but Cubs lost to Pirates at Forbes Field 6-5.
July 18, 1978 Cubs score 2 runs in bottom of 10th inning to tie Giants 6-6 and than win the game in the 11th when Greg Gross drives in Bobby Murcer with a sacrifice fly for a 7-6 Cubs victory at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
July 18, 1986 Scott Sanderson & Lee Smith combine on a 1-hitter as Cubs defeat Giants 2-1 at Wrigley Field.
July 18, 1972, 10th inning Billy William's 9th inning, walk-off home run helps Cubs defeat the Reds 2-1 at Wrigley Field.
Fergie Jenkins pitches all 10 innings to earn the victory, giving up just 4 hits to the Reds.
July 19, 2003 Kerry Wood pitches a complete game 2-hitter as Cubs defeat the Marlins 1-0 at Pro Player Stadium in Miami.
July 19, 1980 Cliff Johnson 2-out, 2-run double scores Mike Tyson & Jerry Martin to give the Cubs an 8-7 walk-off victory over the Padres at Wrigley Field.
July 19, 1956, 10 innings Cubs defeat the Phillies 4-3 in 10 innings at WRigley Field.
Phillies take a 3-2 lead in top of 9th when Granny Hammer homers.Walt "Moose" Moryn homers in bottom of 9th to tie the game & Dee Fondy's 10th inning home run is the walk-off winner.
July 19, 1982 Cubs defeat Astro's 6-5 in 10 innings. Astros score one in top of the 10th inning, but Cubs rally to score 2 to win it. Jay Johnstone ties the game with an RBI single & Jerry Morales wins it with an RBI walk-off single.
July 19, 1980 Cubs 8 Padres 7 at Wrigley Field.Cubs trail with 2 outs into the 9th inning, but Cliff Johnson's 2-run, walk-off double gives cubs an 8-7 victory over the Padres at Wrigley Field.