Cubs History
June 3


June 3, 1971
Ken Holtzman no-hits the Reds, 1-0 at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati.  Holtzman scored the only run of the game in the 3rd inning when he reached base on an error and scored on Glenn Beckert's RBI single.   

Cubs History-June 3


June 3, 1911
Cubs, George Schulte hits a Grand Slam, he'll set MLB record in 1911 with 4. Ernie Banks breaks the record with 5 in 1955

June 3, 1945
Cubs defeat Braves 3-1 as Claude Passeau pitches a 2-hitter. 
  
June 3, 1970
The Cubs blow an early 5-0 lead to the Dodgers, but come back to win the game in 11 innings on Jim Hickman's RBI single scoring Billy Williams for a 6-5 Cubs win at Wrigley Field.   

June 3, 1971
Ken Holtzman no-hits the Reds, 1-0 in Cincy. 
 
June 3, 1973
Milt Pappas homers and combines with Bob Locker on a 6-hit shutout as the
Cubs defeat the Braves 6-0 at Wrigley Field.    

June 3, 1975
Bill Madlock ties the game in 9th inning with a home run and wins it in the 10th with a double as Cubs defeat Giants 6-5.

June 3, 1987
Cubs & Astros combine for 3 Grand Slams. Keith Moreland hits 2 HR & 7 RBI. Jody Davis scores 5 runs Cubs defeat Astros 22-7. 
 
June 3, 1988
At Shae Stadium, the Cubs defeat the Mets 5-0 behind Ryne Sandberg's 3-run home run and a 3-hit complete game shutout from Jamie Moyer.  
  
June 3, 1996
Steve Trachsel hits a home run off the Phillies, Curt Schilling and Jose Hernandez wins the game for the Cubs with a walk-off solo home run to lead off the ninth inning, off Ken Ryan as Cubs defeat the Phillies, 4-3 at Wrigley Field.  

June 3, 2003
Sammy Sosa corked bat.
   
June 3, 2006:
Aramis Ramirez's grand slam off Cardinals pitcher, Mark Mulder, helps the Cubs beat the St Louis Cardinals 8-5 in St. Louis.
 
June 3, 2007
Cubs defeat the Braves 10-1 at Wrigley Field.  Mark DeRosa goes 1 for 3 with a HR and 5 RBI.

June 3, 2008
AT San Francisco, Cubs defeat Giants 9-6.  Mark DeRosa goes 1 for 2 with 2 walks, a HR, 2 runs and 2 RBI.
 
June 3, 2014
Trailing 1-0 into the bottom of the 8th inning, Chris Coghlan homers to tie the game and Nate Schierholtz drives in Anthony Rizzo with an RBI single in the 9th for the walk-off Cubs 2-1 victory over the Mets at Wrigley Field.  4 Cubs relief pitchers (Brian Schlitter, James Russell, Neil Ramirez & Hector Rondon) pitch 4 2/3 innings of scoreless relief, giving up just 2 hits
and no walks.  Rondon earns the win pitching a scoreless 9th inning. 
 
June 3, 2016
At Wrigley Field, Cubs defeat the Diamondbacks 6-0.  John Lackey strikes out 9 over 6 and 2/3 and he combines with Adam Warren, Pedro Strop & Justin Grimm on a 5-hit shutout.  Cubs score 5 in the 8th inning with the big hits being 2-run doubles by Addison Russell & Javier Baez. 
 
June 3, 2018 
Jon Lester gives up just 2 hits over 7 innings and combines with Randy Rosario, Steve Cishek, and Brian Duensing on a 3-hit shutout as the Cubs defeat the Mets 2-0 at Citi Field.