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.