Cubs History
May 25


May 25, 2001

Kerry Wood backs up Jon Lieber's one-hitter with a one-hitter of his own as the Cubs defeat the Milwaukee Brewers. Wood strikes out 14 batters.  
Cubs History-May 25



May 25, 1955
In Game 1 of a doubleheader, Paul Minner throws a 4-hit, complete game shutout to outduel the Cardinals, Larry Jackson.  Bob Speake accounts for the only Cubs run with a home run as Cubs win 1-0. In game 2, the Cubs win 3-1 as Bob Rush pitches a complete game 2-hitter.  The only run scoring  

May 25, 1967
Ron Santo gets the walk-off RBI single against former teammate, Ted Abernathy as Cubs defeat Reds 5-4 at Wrigley Field. 

May 25, 1968
Cubs defeat the Giants 3-0 at Wrigley Field.  Fergie Jenkins throws a complete game, 3-hit shutout. 
 
May 25, 1980
 The Cubs, Rick Reuschel and the Dodgers, Burt Hooton have a pitcher's duel at Wrigley Field as the Dodgers take a 1-0 lead into the bottom of the ninth inning.  With 2 outs and runner on 2nd and 3rd, Larry Biittner reaches on an infield error that allows both runs to score for the walk-off as Cubs defeat the Dodgers 2-1. 
 
May 25, 1981
Trailing 9-4 into the bottom of the 8th inning, the Cubs cut the lead to 9-8 when Steve Henderson homers and Bill Buckner gets a 2-run pinch-hit, double (4th run scores on an error). In the ninth inning, Henderson homers again to tie the game 9-9.  Scot Thompson's single scoring Leon Durham in the 11th inning is the walk-off hit in a 10-9 Cubs victory over the Pirates.  

May 25, 1982
Fergie Jenkins records his 3,000 strikeout fanning Garry Templeton in a 2-1 loss to the Padres in San Diego.

May 25, 1984
Cubs trade fan favorite Bill Buckner to the Red Sox for Dennis Eckersley & Mike Brumley.  Eckersley will contribute in the 1984 Cubs rotation, going 10-8 in 24 starts with a 3.03 ERA. 

May 25, 2000
Rockies lead the Cubs 5-0, but Cubs come back on Sammy Sosa's home run in the 7th.  Glenallen Hill's 2-run homer in the 8th brings the score to 5-4 and Sammy Sosa's 2-run homer gives the Cubs a 6-5 win. 

May 25, 2001
Kerry Wood backs up Jon Lieber's one-hitter from the day before with a one-hitter of his own as the Cubs defeat the Milwaukee Brewers. Wood strikes out 14 batters.  

May 25, 2016
In St. Louis, Jake Arrieta wins his 20st consecutive decision, pitching 5
innings in a 9-8 Cubs win over the Cardinals.