Cubs History
June 26


June 26, 1969
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 7-5.  Ron Santo's 2-run home run in the 8th inning ties the game and Jim Hickman's 2-run homer in the 10th is the walk-off winner.  Santo, Hickman, Ken Rudolph & Billy Williams all homer for the Cubs. 

Cubs History-June 26




The birthday of Babe Herman (#Cubs OF, 1933-1934). He drove in 93 runs for the 1933 Cubs.

June 26, 1918
At Weeghman Park, the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 2-0 as Hippo Vaughn pitches a complete game 4-hit shutout, striking out 10 batters and walking just 2.
 
June 26, 1937
Bill Lee pitches 11 innings, but is the tough luck loser as the Cubs lose 2-1
to the Dodgers at Wrigley Field. 

June 26, 1960
Cubs sweep Pirates in DH as rookie, Ron Santo goes 3 for 7 with 5 RBI in his MLB debut. 

June 26, 1966
Ron Santo extends his hitting streak to 26 games, but leaves game when he is struck in the face with a pitch.

June 26, 1969
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 7-5.  Ron Santo's 2-run home run in the 8th inning ties the game and Jim Hickman's 2-run homer in the 10th is the walk-off winner.  Santo, Hickman, Ken Rudolph & Billy Williams all homer for the Cubs. 

June 26, 1983
At Olympic Stadium in Montreal, the Cubs defeat the Expos 9-5.  Jody Davis
drives in 6 runs with a grand slam and 2-run single.  

June 26, 1999
Sammy Sosa hits his 300th home run.
  
June 26, 2005 
At U.S. Cellular Field, the Cubs defeat the White Sox 2-0.  Mark Prior and 2 Cubs relievers combine on a 1-hit shutout.  Pablo Ozuna has the only hit for the White Sox.  Corey Patterson homers for the Cubs.