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, 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.