Cubs History
October 2

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October 2, 1932
At Wrigley Field, the Yankees continue their great hitting in this Series with 3 more home  runs and 13-6 victory to win the World Series 4 games to 0 against the Cubs. Wrigley Field  has now hosted 2 World Series (1929 and 1932) and the Cubs have yet to win a World Series  game played at Wrigley Field.

October 2, 1935
The Cubs take a 1-0 lead in the 1935 World Series with a 3-0 victory over the Tigers in  Detroit at Navin Field.   Lon Warneke pitches a 4-hit complete game shutout.

October 2, 1984
1984 NLCS, Game 1
What a great game, the Cubs defeat the San Diego Padres 13-0 in the first game of the National League Championship Series. Bob Dernier led off the game with a home run, Rick  Sutcliffe hit a home run and Gary Matthews drove in 4 runs. Cubs lead the Series 1 game to 0.

October 2, 2001
Sammy Sosa hits 60 home runs again, connecting on his 60th in a 5-4 Cubs loss against the Reds at Wrigley.

October 2, 2008
Game 2 Wrigley Dodgers 10 Cubs 3
In Game 2 of the NLDS, it was the defense that let the team down. In the 2nd inning,   2 Dodgers reached on singles against Carlos Zambrano and later in the inning, both Mark  DeRosa and Derrek Lee committed errors that led to one run. With 2 outs, Rafael Furcal  drove in a run with a single. Than with the bases loaded, Russell Martin got the big hit  with a double that rolled all the way to the left-center field wall driving in 3 runs for  a 5-run Dodger inning. The Dodgers won the game 10-3.