Cubs History
July 23


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July 23, 1957
The Cubs shutout the Giants 4-0 as 20 year old, Dick Drott pitches a 4-hit complete game with 14 strikeouts.

Cubs History-July 23



July 23, 1944
Bill Nicholson hits 4 HR"s in a doubleheader split against the Giants. Cubs win Game 2 when Nicholson hits 3 HR's, but lose Game 1 12-10 at the Polo Grounds in New York.

July 23, 1957
The Cubs shutout the Giants 4-0 as 20 year old, Dick Drott pitches a 4-hit complete game with 14 strike outs.

July 23, 1961
At Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia, the Cubs defeat the Phillies 11-5.  Don Zimmer homers twice, scores 4 runs and drives in 4 runs. 

July 23, 1969
Cubs start all 4 infielders in All-Star game at RFK stadium in Washington. Ernie Banks , Glenn Beckert, Don Kessinger and Ron Santo

July 23, 1970

Milt Pappas shuts out the Reds 1-0 with a 4-hit complete game at Wrigley Field.

July 23, 1979
Dave Kingman wins the game 2-1 for the Cubs over the Reds with a 2-run walk-off home run.

July 23, 1982
A nice comeback by the Cubs, who were trailing the Reds 5-1 into the 6th inning when Ryne Sandberg homers to lead off the inning and Keith Moreland gets a 2-out RBI double to cut the lead to 5-3.  In the 8th inning, Moreland gets another 2-out hit, this one a 3-run home run to give the Cubs a 6-5 lead.  The Cubs add another run in the ninth inning and defeat the Reds at Riverfront stadium in Cincinnati. 

July 23, 1996

Cubs come back from a 5-0 deficit to the Giants at 3Com Park to take the lead in the 7th when they score 5 runs, the big hit a 3-run home run for Sammy Sosa.  Cubs defeat the Giants 9-6 as Sosa homers twice and drives in 5 runs.

July 23, 2003:
Traded by Pirates along with Kenny Lofton to the Cubs for Matt Bruback, Jose Hernandez and Bobby Hill. Aramis Ramirez