Cubs History
July 3


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July 3, 1960
Ron Santo hits his first MLB home run as Cubs defeat Reds 7-5.

Cubs History-July 3



Happy birthday to Cubs outfielder (2002-2004), Moises Alou

July 3, 1943
At Shibe Park in Philadelphia, the Cubs defeat the Phillies 6-1.  Hank Wyse
pitches a complete game, giving up just 6 hits and one run.

July 3, 1945
Cubs demolish the Boston Braves 24-2 at Wrigley Field.  Andy Pafko reaches base 5 times in 7 at bats (4 hits and a walk) and drives in 5 runs. 

July 3, 1960
Ron Santo hits his first MLB home run as Cubs defeat Reds 7-5.

July 3, 1973
At Wrigley Field, the Phillies defeat the Cubs 8-2.  Rick Monday
accounts for both Cubs runs with 2 solo home runs, one to lead-off
the game for the Cubs. 

July 3, 1998
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 12-9.  Tyler Houston
homers twice and drives in 5 runs. 

July 3, 2000
Jon Lieber pitches a 3-hit shutout as Cubs defeat Pirates 3-0