Cubs History
June 4


June 4, 1966
Ron Santo hits 2 home runs and a single, driving in 3 runs and scoring 3 as Cubs defeat Reds 5-3 at Wrigley Field.


Cubs History-June 4



Happy birthday to Rick Wilkens, the last Cubs catcher to hit 30 home
runs in a season (1993). 
 
June 4, 1966:
Ron Santo hits 2 home runs and a single, driving in 3 runs and scoring
3 as Cubs defeat Reds 5-3 at Wrigley Field.
 
June 4, 1971
Fergie Jenkins pitches a 3-hit complete game shutout as the Cubs defeat
the Braves 11-0.  Fergie also gets 2 hits and an RBI.  Joe Pepitone homers,
goes 4 for 5 with 3 RBI. 
  
June 4, 1989
At Busch Stadium, the Cubs thump the Cardinals 11-3.  Cubs hit 6 home runs, 2 by Shawon Dunston and Ryne Sandberg, 1 by Mitch Webster & Vance Law. 
  
Cubs score 7 runs in the 5th inning and defeat the Padres 11-5 at Petco Park
in San Diego.     

April 4, 2012

Theo Epstein & Jed Hoyer's first draft with the team.  Albert Almora is their first selection with the sixth overall pick.  

June 4, 2014
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Mets 5-4.  Starlin Castro goes 3 for 4
with a double & 3 RBI.  In the 5th inning, Castro ties the game 4-4 with a 2-run single and scores the eventual winning run on a wild pitch while Mike Olt was batting. 

June 4, 2015
Cubs score 2 runs in the first inning which is enough as Jake Arrieta pitches
6 innings, giving just one run on 6 hits, striking out 8 with no walks.  5 Cubs
relievers shut down the Nationals as the Cubs hold on for a 2-1 victory in
Washington. 

June 4, 2017
Ian Happ homers twice at Wrigley Field as the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 7-6.  John Jay drives in the winning run in the 7th inning.