April 29

April 29, 1935
Losing 9-2 going into the 8th inning, the Cubs score 10 runs to win
the game. The final score is 12-11.

April 29, 1949
Smokey Burgess gets a pinch-hit, walkoff RBI single in the 12th inning
for a 5-4 win over the Cardinals.  Bob Chipman pitches 3 scoreless relief
innings to earn the win.  Andy Pafko has 4 hits, Peanuts Lowrey has 3 hits. 

April 29, 1979
Trailing 5-0 into the 9th inning in Atlanta, the Cubs offense comes alive as
they score 6 runs.  Bobby Murcer's 3-run home run gives the Cubs the lead. 
Bruce Sutter holds the Braves scoreless in the ninth for a 6-5 Cubs win.

April 29, 1983
Cubs manager, Lee Elia goes into a very famous rant that is recorded.
It's certainly a part of Cubs history,  You can find the video on You Tube.  

April 29, 1987
Andre Dawson hits for the cycle, gets 5 hits as Cubs defeat Giants 8-4.

April 29, 1990
Greg Maddux sets a MLB record pitchers with 7 putouts in a 4-0 win over the Dodgers in LA.

April 29, 1997
Cubs defeat the Expos 14-8 at Wrigley Field.  Brooks Kieschnick homered
twice and drove in 6 runs in the game. 

April 29, 2005
Two 300 game winners match up at Minute Maid Park in Houston when Greg Maddux of the Cubs faces the Astros Roger Clemens. Maddux and the Cubs get a 3-2 win.  The last time 2 300 game winners faced each other was 1987 when Don Sutton and the Angels defeated Steve Carlton of the Minnesota Twins.

April 29, 2001
At Pac Bell Park, the Cubs defeat the Giants 11-2. Sammy Sosa & Damon Buford both homer and drive in 3 runs.  Gary Matthews Jr. hits a pinch-hit home run. 
 
April 29, 2012
Matt Garza and 2 Cubs relief pitchers combine on a 2-hitter as Cubs defeat the Phillies 5-1 in Philadelphia.  Joe Mather homers for the Cubs.

April 29, 2018
For the 2nd straight day, the Cubs shut out the Brewers on just 2 hits.  On this day,  it is Tyler Chatwood who pitches a strong 7 innings for the Cubs who defeat the Brewers at Wrigley Field 2-0.