Cubs History 
July 29


July 29, 1995
Phillies score 3 in top of 9th to take 7-5 lead, but after first 2 Cubs hitters in bottom of ninth strike out, Scott Bullett reaches on an error, Brian McRae walks and Shawon Dunston sends Cubs fans home happy with a walk-off, 3-run home run to defeat the Phillies 8-7.

Cubs History-July 29



July 29, 1929
Rogers Hornsby goes 3 for 5 with a home run, double & 3 RBI as the Cubs defeat the Phillies 12-10 at Wrigley Field.

July 29, 1946
At the Polo Grounds, the Cubs defeat the New York Giants 5-4 in 11 innings.  Andy Pafko triples home a run and collects 4 hits and a walk in this game.

July 29, 1951
Phil Cavaretta drives in 7 runs in a doubleheader sweep of the Phillies.

July 29, 1965
The Mets demolish the Cubs in Game 1 of a doubleheader 14-0, but Ron Santo hits a walk-off home run in the 12th inning of game 2 to split the doubleheader.

July 29, 1984
In the 1st game of a doubleheader at Shae Stadium, Steve Trout pitches 1 7-hit shutout as the Cubs defeat the Mets 3-0.  In game 2, Scott Sanderson & Lee Smith 5-hit the Mets to complete the sweep with a 5-1 win.  Jody Davis & Ryne Sandberg homer for the cubs. 

July 29, 1988
Rick Sutcliffe steals home in an 8-3 Cubs victory over the Phillies at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia.  Vance Law homers twice.  

July 29, 1992
Cubs leadoff hitter, Sammy Sosa goes 1 for 6 in the game, but the one hit is a 2-run walk-off home run off Stan Belinda as the Cubs defeat the Pirates 6-4 in 11 innings at Wrigley Field. 

July 29, 1995
Phillies score 3 in top of 9th to take 7-5 lead, but after first 2 Cubs hitters
in bottom of ninth strike out, Scott Bullett reaches on an error, Brian McRae walks and Shawon Dunston sends Cubs fans home happy with a walk-off, 3-run home run to defeat the Phillies 8-7.

July 29, 2003
At Wrigley Field, Moises Alou's 3-run homer in the 1st is all of the scoring as Matt Clement pitches a 2-hit complete game shutout with 8 strikeouts. 

July 29, 2012
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 4-2 as Anthony Rizzo hits a walk-off 2-run home run off Trevor Rosenthal in the 10th inning.  

July 29, 2014
A long and crazy game at Wrigley Field.  The Rockies score 3 in the first inning,  Cubs score in bottom of 1st inning and 2 in 4th inning to tie the game.  After this, the pitching takes over as neither time scores for the next 11 innings.  With a depleted bullpen, Cubs manager, Rick Renteria puts backup catcher, John Baker into pitch in the top of the 16th inning.  Baker not only pitches a scoreless inning, but walks to lead off bottom of 16th, advances to third base on Anthony Rizzo's single and scores the winning run on Starlin Castro's line-out sacrifice fly as Cubs defeat Rockies 4-3 in 16 innings at Wrigley Field. 

July 29, 2015
Dexter Fowler leads off the game with a home run against his former Colorado Rockies team.  Anthony Rizzo homers as the Cubs defeat the Rockies 3-1.  Jon Lester strikes out 14 batters, pitching 8 innings and giving up just 5 hits and a run. 


July 29, 2017
At Miller Park in Milwaukee, Kris Bryant's 7th inning RBI single ties the game 1-1.  Jason Heyward's 11th inning home run gives the Cubs a 2-1 win.  Cubs relievers pitch 6 scoreless innings, giving up just one hit. 



July 29, 2020

Cubs turn a triple play, but look closely, it may not have been a very good call.  It is the first Cubs triple play since 1997.