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 strike outs.



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, 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, 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.