August 18

Cubs History August 18

August 18, 1886
John Clarkson strikes out 16 batters in a 7-1 White Stockings (Cubs) win over Kansas City.  The 16 K's will remain a team record until Kerry Wood's 20 K's in 1998.

August 18, 1915
Wilbur Good becomes first Cub to steal all bases in an inning. Cubs
defeat the Dodgers 9-0 in Brooklyn. 

August 18, 1932
After going 19 innings the day before, Cubs and Braves need 15 innings
to end with a 4-3 victory.  Riggs Stephenson gets the walk-off RBI single.

August 18, 1934
Pat Malone pitches a 2-hit shutout over the Phillies at Wrigley Field. Cubs
defeat Phillies 2-0. 

August 18, 1946
Paul Erickson pitches a 1-hit shutout as the Cubs defeat the Pirates 8-0 at
Wrigley Field.  

August 18, 1948
At Wrigley Field, the Pirates defeat the Cubs 7-4.  Andy Pafko goes 3 for 5 with a double and 3 RBI.

August 18, 1952

Phil Cavaretta's 9th inning, 2-run walk-off home run gives Cubs a 4-3 win overthe Pirates. 

August 18, 1956
Moose Moryn goes 3 for 5 with a double, home run & 3 RBI in an 8-1 victory
over the Cardinals in St. Louis.

August 18, 1960
At Wrigley Field, Ron Santo homers twice, including a 9th inning home run to send the game to extra innings, but Dodgers win the game on a 13th inning home run by Wally Moon.

August 18, 1961
Dick Ellsworth pitches 11 innings and earns the victory as Cubs defeat
Pirates.  Ernie Banks RBI double is the walk-off hit. 

August 18, 1963
At Crosley Field, the Cubs pitching helps the team sweep a doubleheader
over the Reds.  In GM1, Larry Jackson gives up just one run over 7 innings
in a 2-1 Cubs win.  In GM2, Paul Toth shuts out the Reds on 4 hits, Billy
& Lou Brock homer in a 4-0 Cubs win.  

August 18, 1964
Joey Amalfitano's 2-run double in the 16th inning helps Cubs defeat the Phillies 4-3 at Connie Mack Stadium. 

August 18, 1971
Johnny Callison hits a grand slam off Phil Niekro in a 7-2 victory over the
Braves in Atlanta. 

August 18, 1972
At Dodger Stadium, Fergie Jenkins pitches a 9-hit complete game shutout as the Cubs defeat the Dodgers 5-0. 

August 18, 1973
At Wrigley Field, Burt Hooton pitches a complete game, giving up 7 hits and one run as the Cubs defeat the Dodgers 2-1.

August 18, 1979
Larry Biittner's 7th inning RBI single scoring Jerry Martin ties the Padres &
Mick Kelleher's 9th inning sacrifice fly against Rollie Fingers scoring Martin
again is the walk-off winner in a 3-2 Cubs win over the Padres. 

August 18, 1982
At Wrigley Field, the Dodgers and Cubs finish a suspended game that ends with a 2-1 Dodgers win in 21 innings.  The Cubs and Dodgers were tied 1-1 after the 2nd inning so both teams did not score for 18 innings straight.  Cubs were held scoreless for 20 straight innings after scoring in 1st inning.  Dusty Baker's RBI sacrifice fly is the game-winner. 

August 18, 1983
Jody Davis 3-run home run accounts for all runs as the Cubs defeat the Braves at Wrigley Field.  Fergie Jenkins & Lee Smith combine for the shutout. 

August 18, 1984
Ron Cey goes 3 for 5 with a double, home run, a run scored and 3 RBI as the Cubs defeat the Reds 13-11 at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati.  

August 18, 1989
Andre Dawson collects 2000 hit Cubs lost 6-5 to Astros in Houston.

August 18, 1991
At Wrigley Field, Shawon Dunston hits a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Cubs defeat the Phillies 7-6,

August 18, 1995 
At Coors Field, the Cubs route the Rockies 26-7.  Luis Gonzalez has 6 RBI.  Sammy Sosa goes 4 for 4 with 4 RBI. 

August 18, 1996
Jaime Navarro ties an MLB record with 3 errors in an inning.

August 18, 2000
At Bank One Ballpark in Arizona, Sammy Sosa homers twice, but Cubs lose to the Diamondbacks 11-2. 

August 18, 2002
A nice comeback as Cubs defeat Dbacks 3-2 on Joe Girardi's walk-off RBI single.  Damian Miller hits an inside the park home run. 

August 18, 2007
At Wrigley Field, Daryle Ward hits a grand slam in a 5-3 Cubs win over the Cardinals.

August 18, 2010
Cubs trade a fan favorite, Derrek Lee to the Braves. 

August 18, 2014
Cubs defeat the Mets 4-1 at Citi Field as Kyle Hendricks gives up just 3 hits over 7 innings.  Anthony Rizzo's 8th inning home run gives the Cubs the lead and Javier Baez homers in the 9th. 

August 18, 2016
At Wrigley Field, it's Kris Bryant's day as he goes 5 for 5 with 2 home runs & 5 RBI as the Cubs defeat the Brewers 9-6.