Cubs History
August 27


August 27, 1961
At Forbes Field, Ron Santo homers twice as the Pirates defeat the Cubs 7-3.

Cubs History-August 27



August 27, 1914
In Brookley, the Cubs defeat the Dodgers 3-0.  Hippp Vaughn pitches a
6-hit, complete game shutout, striking out 8 and walking 4.

August 27, 1934
Bill Lee of the Cubs prevents the New York Giants, Hal Schumaker from getting his 20th win of the season as he shuts out the Giants 1-0 on just 3 hits. 

August 27, 1941

Charlie Root pitches 8 2/3 innings in relief and with the scored tied 3-3 in the 9th, Root hits a 2-run single as the Cubs defeat the Boston Braves 6-4 in the 1st game of a doubleheader.  The win is Root's 200th career victory.  He remains the Cubs all-time team leader in wins. 

August 27, 1948
Cubs defeat Braves 1-0 on Andy Pafko's RBI ground out.  Johnny Schmitz picks up his 15th win of the season while shutting out the Braves on just 6 hits. 

August 27, 1954
Cubs defeat Phillies 4-3 in 12 innings on Gene Baker's bunt.  Ernie Banks sends the game into extra inning with a solo HR.

August 27, 1961
At Forbes Field, Ron Santo homers twice as the Pirates defeat the Cubs 7-3. 

August 27, 1971
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Braves 3-0 as Milt Pappas pitches a 5-hit complete game shutout.

August 27, 1982
Dodgers hit 2 pinch hit home runs (Mike Marshall, Rick Monday) in a 9-4 Dodgers victory over the Cubs. It is the first game with 2 pinch hit home runs since Monday did it with Champ Summer while playing with the Cubs on August 23, 1975.  

August 27, 1987
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs hit 5 home runs, 2 by Leon Durham, one each by Jerry Mumphrey, Andre DawsonKeith Moreland as Cubs defeat the Braves 8-6 in 2nd game of a doubleheader. 

August 27, 1988
At Atlanta Fulton County Stadium, Jeff Pico pitches a 4-hit complete game shutout as Cubs defeat the Braves 5-0. 

August 27, 1989
Cubs 3 Braves 2, 10 innings.
Darrin Jackson's RBI single ties score in 9th and Andre Dawson's RBI single in 10th inning wins it for Cubs at Wrigley Field. 

August 27, 2014 

Jorge Soler hits a home run in his first at bat against Mat Latos of the Reds at Great America Ballpark in Cincinnati in his MLB debut.