Cubs History
July 28


July 28, 1977
Bill Buckner hits 2 HR's with 5 RBI and George Mitterwald hits a home run and gets the walk-off hit driving in Rick Reuschel in the 13th inning as the Cubs defeat the Reds 16-15.

Cubs History-July 28



July 28, 1939
Rip Russell hits a walk-off HR as Cubs defeat Giants 5-4.

July 24, 1943
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the New York Giants 7-1.  Hank Wyse pitches a complete game, giving up just 8 hits to the Giants lineup.

July 28, 1961

Reds defeat the Cubs 4-3 at Wrigley Field.  Ernie Banks homers twice. 

July 28, 1963
In the 2nd game of a doubleheader at Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 16-11.  Lou Brock goes 3 for 4 with 3 runs, 2 home runs, a triple & 5 RBI. 

July 28, 1965
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs sweep the Mets in a doubleheader.  In game 2, Larry Jackson shuts out the Mets. Billy Williams & Glenn Beckert each have 3 RBI. 

July 28, 1968
In Game 1 of a doubleheader, Cubs defeat the Dodgers 1-0 as Ken Holtzman pitches a complete game shut out, striking out 10 batters. Cubs complete the sweep in Game 2 with an 8-3 victory.

July 28, 1969
Cubs & Giants go into extra innings tied 2-2, Giants take a 3-2 lead when Willie Mays drives in Bobby Bonds with an RBI single.  Juan Marichal retires the first 2 batters in bottom of 10th (yes, he started the game), but Cubs comes back as Willie Smith walks, Don Kessinger singles, Glenn Beckert's RBI single ties the game 3-3 and Billy Williams wins it with a walk-off RBI
single.  Cubs defeat the Giants 4-3 in 10 innings. 

July 28, 1977
Bill Buckner hits 2 HR's with 5 RBI and George Mitterwald hits a home run and gets the walk-off hit driving in Rick Reuschel in the 13th inning as the Cubs defeat the Reds 16-15.

July 28, 1978
A great pitcher's duel between Dennis Lamp of the Cubs and Bob Knepper of the Giants at Candlestick Park.  Both pitch complete games in a 1-0 Cubs victory.  Jerry White drives in the only run of the game. 

July 28, 1979
Dave Kingman goes 4 for 4 with 3 home runs, but it's not enough as Mets defeat Cubs 6-4 at Shae Stadium.

July 28, 1990
Shawon Dunston ties a modern day record with 3 triples as Cubs defeat the Expos 10-7.

July 28, 1991
Andre Dawson homers twice as the cubs defeat the Braves 6-2 at Wrigley Field. 

July 28, 1998

One day after Sammy Sosa hits his first career Grand Slam, he hits his 2nd career Grand slam.

July 28, 2007
At Great American Ball Park, Alfonso Soriano homers twice and drives in 5 runs as the Cubs defeat the Reds

July 28, 2008
In Milwaukee, the Cubs defeat the Brewers 6-4.  Derrek Lee goes 3 for 5 with a double & 3 RBI.  His 9th inning RBI double begins a 2-run rally and breaks a 4-4 tie. 

July 28, 2016
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the White Sox 3-1.  John Lackey & 3 Cubs relievers combine on a 5-hitter.  Aroldis Chapman earns his first save as a Cub. 
 




July 28, 2019
Cubs defeat the Brewers 11-4 at Miller Park in Milwaukee.  Kyle Schwarber goes 3 for 3 with a grand slam, 3-run home run, 4 runs scored and driving in 7 runs.  




July 28, 2020

The Cubs rotation continue a great early season streak as Alec Mills throws a solid 6 innings, giving up just 2 hits and 2 runs.  

The offense is led by Javier Baez who homers twice, doubles, scores 3 runs and drives in 3.  David Bote also homers for the Cubs in a 8-5 win over the Reds.