Cubs History
June 17



June 17, 2016
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 6-0.  Jake Arrieta pitches 6 scoreless innings, giving up just 2 hits.

June 17, 2015
In Cleveland, the Cubs defeat the Indians 17-0.  Kris Bryant hits a grand slam off position player, David Murphy who was pitching late in the game.  Kyle Schwarber goes 4 for 5 with 2 RBI and his first MLB home run.

June 17, 2010   
Trailing 2-1 to the A's in the 8th inning, Xavier Nady's sacrifice fly driving in
Kosuke Fukudome ties the game and Fukudome wins it for the Cubs in the 9th with a walk-off RBI single driving in Geovany Soto.   

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, 1982
At Wrigley Field, Bill Buckner & Jay Johnstone homer for the Cubs and Ryne Sandberg reaches base in all 5 at bats as Cubs defeat the Expos 12-8.  Andre Dawson has 4 hits for the Expos. 

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, 1964
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Phillies as Billy Williams homers twice
and drives in 5 runs.  Williams and Ron Santo hit back to back home runs in
the 8th inning. 

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, 1934
In the 2nd game of a doubleheader, Bill Lee pitches an 11 inning shutout as the Cubs defeat the Boston Braves 3-2 at Wrigley Field. 
 

June 17, 1910
Jack Pfeister & 3 Finger Brown pitch 13 scoreless innings as the Cubs defeat
the Brooklyn Superbas 1-0 at Washington Park.