Cubs History
August 24


August 24, 1971
Ernie Banks hits his final MLB home run in a 5-4 loss to the Reds at Wrigley Field. 

Cubs History-August 24



August 24, 1895
In Washington, Jimmy Ryan's grand slam helps the Colts (Cubs) defeat the Senators 9-8 in a game shortened to 7 innings due to darkness. 

August 24, 1958

In his first 2 games with Cubs in a doubleheader, Jim Marshall hits 3 home runs. Cubs lose both ends of the doubleheader to Phillies

August 24, 1966
Ron Santo & Randy Hundley drive in 9th inning runs to win a come from behind victory over Mets at Wrigley Field 6-5. Hundley's infield single is the walk-off hit. 

August 24, 1969
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs comes back from a 8-2 deficit to defeat the Astros 10-9.  A 4-run 8th inning, highlighted by Ernie Banks 2nd home run of the day gives the Cubs the lead.  

August 24, 1971
Ernie Banks hits his final MLB home run in a 5-4 loss to the Reds at Wrigley Field. 

August 24, 1981
Cubs 9 Padres 8 in 11 innings.
Bill Buckner ties the game 8-8 in 9th inning with an RBI single.  Mike Tyson wins it in the 11th inning on a walk-off RBI double.

August 24, 1983
Chuck Rainey ends up one out short of a no-hitter when Eddie Milner singles with 2 outs in the 9th inning of a 3-0 Cubs victory.   Rainey does end up with a complete game 1-hitter. 

August 24, 1984
At Wrigley Field, Rick Sutcliffe wins his 10th straight decision with a 5-hit complete game shutout as the Cubs defeat the Braves 3-0. 

August 24, 1988
Vance Law's walk-off RBI single in 9th inning gives Cubs a 3-2 over the Astros.

August 24, 1996
Kerry Wood, as a minor leaguer with the Cubs pitches his 2nd no-hitter for Daytona. Daytona defeats Vero Beach 3-0.  

August 24, 1997
At Wrigley Field, Ryne Sandberg homers twice as the Cubs defeat the Expos 12-3. 

August 24, 2002
At Bank One Ballpark in Arizona, Matt Clement pitches a 3-hit complete game shutout as the Cubs defeat the Diamondbacks 4-0. 

August 24, 2004
At Wrigley Field, Derrek Lee hits a grand slam, Moises Alou homers twice and drives in 6 runs as the Cubs defeat the Brewers 13-4. 

August 24, 2007
At Arizona, the Cubs defeat the Diamondbacks 6-2.  Mark DeRosa goes 3 for 4 with a double, a runs scored and an RBI.

August 24, 2015
Cubs get a walk-off victory over the Indians at Wrigley Field on Kris Bryant's 9th inning home run.  

August 24, 2018
Cubs and Reds go back and forth as Daniel Murphy gives the Cubs a 2-1 lead with an eighth inning HR,  Eugenio Suarez ties the game 2-2 with a ninth inning home run.  David Bote wins it with a 10th inning, walk-off HR.