Cubs History 
May 20


Ken Hubbs

May 20, 1962
Ken Hubbs gets 8 hits on this day,  5 hits in the 2nd game, 3 in the first (all singles) as the Cubs sweep a doubleheader over the Phillies 6-4 and 11-2.

Cubs History-May 20

May 20, 1935
Babe Ruth's first appearance at Wrigley Field as a NL player. Goes 0 for 2, but hits a HR the next day.

May 20, 1945, game 2
At Ebbetts Field, the Cubs, Hank Wyse scatters 10 hits as Cubs defeat the Dodgers 4-1. 

May 20, 1961
A pitcher's duel between Larry Jackson of the Cardinals (later a pitcher for the Cubs) and the Cubs, Dick Ellsworth goes into the bottom of the ninth inning 0-0 when Ed Bouchee leads off the bottom of the ninth with a walk-off home run as Cubs defeat Cardinals 1-0. 

May 20, 1962
Ken Hubbs gets 8 hits on this day,  5 hits in the 2nd game, 3 in the first (all singles) as the Cubs sweep a doubleheader over the Phillies 6-4 and 11-2.

May 20, 1967
The Cubs crush the Dodgers, 20-3.  Randy Hundley hits a grand slam and drives in 5 runs. 
 
May 20, 1969
At Dodgers Stadium, Ken Holtzman shuts out the Dodgers on 5 hits as the Cubs defeat the Dodgers 7-0.

May 20, 1974
At New York, Burt Hooton pitches a complete game, giving up just 4 hits and one run as Cubs defeat the Mets 2-1. 

May 20, 1998

At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Dodgers 5-0 as Kevin Tapani throws a 3-hit complete game shutout with 9 strike outs.
 
May 20, 2001
Julio Zuleta copies the movie "Major League" and Pedro Cerrano and practices voodoo to try to stop a Cubs losing streak. Go figure, the Cubs win to break an 8 game losing streak and start a 12 game winning streak.

May 20, 2006
The Cubs vs White Sox rivalry is alive and well as Michael Barrett and AJ Piersynski get into one of the more well-known baseball fights in recent history. 

May 20, 2016
In San Francisco, the Cubs and Jake Arrieta defeat the Giants 8-1.  Arrieta pitches 8 strong innings and gives up just one run.