Cubs History
June 15


Billy Williams

June 15

Happy birthday to Hall of Famer and Cubs great, Billy Williams.  

Cubs History-June 15



June 15, 1915 and June 19, 1915
Hippo Vaughn pitches back to back complete game shutouts.  On 6/15,
gave up 6 hits to Boston Braves in a 4-0 Cubs win.  Cubs defeated
Brooklyn, 5-0, giving up just 3 hits on 6/19/1915.
  
June 15, 1929
Great Cubs comeback, Cubs score 6 runs in 7th inning to tie game and win it in 10th inning.  Rogers Hornsby homers, drives in 4 runs in this Cubs victory. 
 
June 15, 1960
In game 2 of a doubleheader at County Stadium in Milwaukee, the Cubs defeat the Braves 8-5.  Moose Moryn goes 3 for 4 with 2 runs scored. 

June 15, 1964
Sorry Cubs fans, today is the day that the team traded Lou Brock.

June 15, 1971
Cubs defeat Braves 3-1 at Wrigley. Bill Hands gives up 3 singles in 2nd & than retires final 20 batters to earn victory.

June 15, 1975
Bill Bonham strikes out 12 Reds as Cubs defeat Reds 4-3 at Wrigley Field.

June 15, 1995
Frank Castillo takes perfect game into 7th inning & K's 10 to earn victory as Cubs defeat Giants 3-1 at Wrigley Field.
    
June 15, 1998
Sammy Sosa hits 3 home runs as #Cubs defeat Brewers 6-5.
  
June 15, 2012
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Red Sox 3-0.  Ryan Demspter and 2 Cubs relievers combine on a 6-hit shutout.  Dempster also goes 2 for 2 with a triple and a runs scored. 
 
June 15, 2014
At Citizen's Bank Park, the Cubs defeat the Phillies 3-0.  Anthony Rizzo homers and Travis Wood gives up just 3 hits over 8 innings in a 3-hit shutout. 
 
June 15, 2018 
At Busch Stadium, the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 13-5.  Ian Happ, Kris Bryant & Kyle Schwarber homer for the Cubs.