Cubs History
August 30


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



Birthdays:  Claude Passeau, Kiki Cuyler, Sean Marshall

August 30, 1945
Stan Hack gets his 2,000 career hit. 

August 30, 1948
PK Wrigley apologizes to fan in paid advertisement in all Chicago newspapers.

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, 1958
At St. Louis, Dale Long's 10th inning, 2-run, pinch hit home run off ex-Cub Sam Jones gives Cubs a 3-1 win.  Jones is the tough luck loser after pitching all 10 innings. 

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, 11th inning
Cubs 9 Dodgers 8,
JIm Hickman's walk-off HR wins it for Cubs at Wrigley Field. 

August 30, 1992
Jim Bullinger pitches a 1-hit complete game in a 3-1 Cubs win over the Giants.  It is Bullinger's 3rd major league start. 

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
Carlos Zambrano becomes the first major league pitcher to homer in eight straight seasons since Gary Peters (1963-1971),   launching one in a 14-2 Cubs rout of Pittsburgh

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 walk-off 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, 2014
In the 1st game of a doubleheader at Busch Stadium, the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 5-1.  Felix Doubront gives up just one run over 7 innings and Logan Watkins hits his only home run as a Cub. 

August 30, 2015
Jake Arrieta pitches the 14th no-hitter in Cubs history.  The first of his career.