Cubs History 
May 13


May 13, 1996
At Wrigley Field, Brian Hunter leads off the game for the Astros with a single, the only hit for the Astros all day as Steve Trachsel pitches a complete game 1-hitter. 

Sammy Sosa & Luis Gonzalez hit home runs for the Cubs in the 6-0 victory. 


May 13, 1962, game 1
George Altman hits a 3-run home run off Dallas Green & Cubs defeat Phillies 8-7 on a recorded error by Don Demeter.  Billy Williams scores the winning run. 

Cubs sweep the doubleheader with an 8-5 victory in game 2, Ernie Banks, Ken Hubbs & George Altman homer in this game. 

May 13, 1969
Ernie Banks hits 2 home runs, a double and drives in 7 runs as the Cubs demolish the Padres 19-0 at Wrigley Field.  Bank's drive in his 1500th RBI in his MLB career in the game.

May 13, 1983
At Wrigley Field, Keith Moreland has a big day against his former team, the Philadelphia Phillies, going 2 for 2 with a double, home run, 2 walks & 4 RBI as the Cubs defeat the Phillies 10-2.

May 13, 1991
3 generations of Caray's are in the booth together in a 5-3 loss to the Braves in Wrigley Field. Harry, Skip and Chip.

May 13, 2002

2 Brewers hit grand slams in a 13-4 victory over the Cubs in Wrigley Field. Paul Casanova and Richie Sexson hit the slams.
 
May 13, 2009
Not a whole lot of runs scored, but a lot of home runs flying out of Wrigley Field this day. Ted Lilly gives up 2 home runs to the Padres, Adrian Gonzalez.

The Cubs hit 4 home runs off Padres pitcher, Chris Young.  Alfonso Soriano leads off the game for the Cubs with a home run and Ryan Theriot follows Soriano's blast with a home run of his own.  Theriot will hit a 2nd home run in the game and Geovany Soto homers as well as Cubs defeat Padres 6 to 4. 

Soriano's home run ties the NL record for most leadoff the game home runs, tying Craig Biggio at 53.   The major league record is 81 by Rickey Henderson.  It is Soriano's 21st leadoff home run as a Cub which breaks Jimmy Ryan's Cubs team record of 20. 

May 13, 2011
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Giants 11-4.  Starlin Castro, Darwin Barney & Reed Johnson all have 3 hits.  Reed Johnson drives in 4 runs, 3 with a bases loaded triple in the Cubs 5-run, 7th inning.

May 13, 2015 
A good pitcher's duel at Wrigley Field between the Mets, Matt Harvey and the Cubs, Jason Hammell is 1-0 into the 8th inning.  Dexter Fowler ties the game with an RBI single in the 8th and Cubs win it in the 9th on a walk-off walk to Chris Coghlan

May 13, 2017
Cardinals defeat Cubs 5-3 in St. Louis in Ian Happ's MLB debut.  Happ tries to bring the Cubs hitting his 1st MLB home run in the 7th inning against Carlos Martinez which cut the Cardinals lead to 5-3.