June 17, 2016
Welcome to the big leagues. Willson Contreras hits a home run in his MLB debut. It's even
the first pitch thrown to him.
June 17, 2000
At Wrigley Field, Cubs starting pitcher, Ishmael Valdez drives in the only run
of the game, but leaves the game due to an injury after pitching 3 innings. Steve Rain pitches 3 2/3 scoreless innings to earn his first MLB win as Cubs defeat the Expos 1-0.
June 17, 1998
At Wrigley Field, the Brewers defeat the Cubs 6-5 despite 2 home runs by Jose Hernandez.
June 17, 1993
Sammy Sosa homers twice and drives in 5 runs in a back and forth game
that the Cardinals win 11-10 over the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
June 17, 1984
Keith Moreland goes 4 for 5 with 2 home runs but Cubs lose to the Phillies 9-7 at Wrigley Field.
June 17, 1975
A nice comeback victory for the Cubs as they trail the Phillies 5-0 until
a 6-run 5th inning and a 3-run 6th inning in a 9-5 Cubs victory at Wrigley
Field. Tim Hosley homers and drives in 3 runs.
June 17, 1971
Cubs defeat Cardinals 7-6 in 10 innings at Wrigley Field. Don Kessinger goes
6 for 6 and scores tying & winning run.
June 17, 1970
Ernie Banks & Wille Mays both homer at Wrigley Field. 1st time in MLB history that 2 500+ HR hitters homer in same game
June 17, 1962
Cubs sweep a doubleheader at the Polo Grounds in New York. Lou Brock hits a home run to the centerfield bleachers, which are over 450 feet from home plate.
June 17, 1910
Jack Pfeister & 3 Finger Brown pitch 13 scoreless innings as the Cubs defeat
the Brooklyn Superbas 1-0 at Washington Park.