This Day in Cubs History
August 22

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Happy birthday to Ray Burris, Pitcher (Cubs, 1973-1979)

August 22, 1942
Cubs pull off a triple play in the top of the 11th against the Reds and Bill Nicholson wins it for the Cubs in the bottom of the 11th with a walk-off home run.  Cubs defeat the Reds 5-4. 

August 22, 1970

At Candlestick Park, the Cubs demolish the Giants 15-0.  Ken Holtzman
takes a no-hitter into the 8th inning until Hal Lanier breaks it up with a single.  Holtzman will complete a 1-hit complete game shutout.

August 22, 1975
Cubs 6 Astros 5 in 11 innings. 
2 run 11th inning rally, Bill Madlock reaches on error and Jose Cardenal's RBI single is the walkoff winner.

August 22, 1982
Cubs retire Ernie Banks #14

August 22, 1983
Carmello Martinez homers in his first MLB at bat. 

August 22, 1988
At Wrigley Field, Damon Berryhill homers twice and drives in 5 runs as the Astros defeat the cubs 9-7. 

August 22, 1995
At Wrigley Field, Scott Servais goes 4 for 4 with 2 home runs, a double and 4 RBI in a 8-6 Cubs loss to the Marlins. 

August 22, 2000
At Enron Field, Rondell White goes 4 for 5 with 2 home runs and 4 RBI in a 10-7 loss to the Astros. 

August 22, 2001
Cubs 16 Brewers 3, Sammy Sosa hits 3 home runs. 

August 22, 2003
Sammy Sosa hits his 500th home run as a Cub.  Carlos Zambrano takes a no-hitter into the 8th inning.  Zambrano completes a 3-hitter to defeat the Diamondbacks and Curt Schilling, who struck out 14 Cubs, 4-1 at Bank One Ballpark in Arizona. 

August 22, 2010
Cubs lose to the Braves 16-5 in the last Cubs game managed
by Lou Piniella  

August 22, 2014
Jake Arrieta pitches well against his former team as the Cubs defeat the Orioles 4-1 at Wrigley Field.  Arrieta pitches 7 innings, giving up just one run and 4 hits.