Cubs History
August 30

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Cubs birthdays on August 30
Hall of Famer, Kiki Cuyler (Cubs, 1928-1935)
Sean Marshall (Cubs, 2006-2011)

Deaths:
Claude Passeau (Cubs, 1939-1947), 5-time All-Star


August 30, 1930
Cubs route the Cardinals 16-4.  Hack Wilson goes 3 for 3 with 2 home runs & 6 RBI.  Kiki Cuyler walks 4 times, goes 1 for 1 with 4 runs scored on his birthday.  
 
August 30, 1945
Stan Hack gets his 2,000 career hit in the majors.  Hack will end his career with 2,193 hits for the Cubs.  6th most in team history behind Cap Anson, Ernie Banks, Billy Williams, Ryne Sandberg & Mark Grace. 

August 30, 1956
Cubs 4 Dodgers 3, 11 innings
Don Hoak hits the walk-off RBI single as Cubs defeat the Dodgers 4-3 at WRigley field. 

August 30, 1960
Cubs 5 Reds 4
Ernie Banks walk-of HR in 9th inning defeats Reds 5-4 at Wrigley Field. 

August 30, 1968
At Wrigley Field, Ron Santo homers twice and drives in all 5 Cubs runs as the Cubs defeat the Astros 5-3.  Fergie Jenkins pitches a complete game to earn the win. 

August 30, 1970
The Cubs and Padres go into the 9th inning tied 0-0 until Joe Pepitone hits a 3-run home run.  Bill Hands completes a 7-hit complete game shutout at San Diego Stadium.

August 30, 1972
Cubs 9 Dodgers 8, 11 innings
JIm Hickman's walk-off HR wins it for Cubs at Wrigley Field.  

August 30, 1993
Cubs 10 Phillies 6
Rick Wilkens walk-off grand slam gives Cubs a 10-6 victory over the Phillies in 11 innings at Wrigley Field. 

August 30, 2000
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Padres 5-1.  Sammy Sosa homers twice and drives in 4 of the 5 Cubs runs. 

August 30, 2001
Cubs overcome a 4-0 early deficit and come back to defeat the Marlins
5-4.  Bill Mueller hits a walk-off HR in the 9th inning for the victory.

August 30, 2010
Cubs defeat the Pirates 14-2.  Carlos Zambrano homers in the game.  His 8th consecutive season hitting a home run.  The last pitcher to do this was Gary Peters (1963-1971). 

August 30, 2012
Cubs 12 Brewers 11
A high scoring game between the Brewers and Cubs at Wrigley Field.  Cubs trail Brewers 9-3 into bottom of the 6th inning.  Cubs score 6 runs to tie the game 9-9.  Trailing 11-9 into the bottom of the 9th inning, 5 straight Cubs reach base.  Starlin Castro drives in David DeJesus to cut the lead to 11-10.  Anthony Rizzo doubles home Luis Valbuena and Alfonso Soriano's walkoff RBI single is the game winner.

Starlin Castro goes 2 for 5 with a triple, a walk, 3 runs scored and 2
RBI in the game.

August 30, 2015
Jake Arrieta pitches the 14th no-hitter in Cubs history.  The first of his
career.  Cubs defeat the Dodgers 2-0 at Dodgers Stadium. 





August 30, 2017
Javier Baez steals home again and Kyle Schwarber hits 2 home runs as the Cubs defeat the Pirates 17-3.