Cubs History 
September 16

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September 16, 1915
Hippo Vaughn pitches a 12-inning shutout as the Cubs defeat the Brooklyn Robins on Vic Saier's walk-off RBI single in the 12th inning at West Side Grounds in Chicago. 

September 16, 1945, game 2 
At Wrigley Field, Hank Wyse and the Cubs defeat the Dodgers 4-2.  Wyse earns his 20th victory of the season, giving up just 5 hits, 2 runs and pitching
a complete game to earn the victory.

September 16, 1949
Smokey Burgess ties game in 9th inning with RBI single and Mickey Owen's 10th inning RBI single is the walk-off hit.

September 16, 1959, game 2
Ernie Banks RBI double ties the Pirates 2-2 in the 8th inning and Sammy
Taylor's walk-off, 2-run home run in the 9th inning gives Cubs a 4-2 over
Pirates at Wrigley Field. 

September 16, 1962
At Wrigley Field, Nelson Matthew's 1st inning grand slam is all that Bob Buhl needs as he pitches a 4-hit complete game shutout as the Cubs defeat the Dodgers. 

September 16, 1971
At Shae Stadium, a great pitchers duel between the Cubs, Juan Pizarro & the Mets, Tom Seaver is 0-0 into the 8th inning until Pizarro hits a home run for the only run of the game in a 1-0 Cubs victory. 

September 16, 1972
At Wrigley Field, Cubs score 7 runs in the 3rd inning.  Pitcher, Burt Hooton hits a grand slam.  Cubs hit 5 home runs, 2 by Jose Cardenal, 1 each by Hooton, Billy Williams & Dave Rosello.  Cubs defeat the Mets and Tom Seaver 18-5. 

September 16, 1975
How about one of the worst games in Cubs history, at Wrigley Field,
the Pirates defeat the Cubs 22-0.  Rennie Stennett goes 7 for 7 with
5 runs scored, Dave Parker drives in 5 runs and John Candelaria pitches
a 3-hit complete game shutout over the Cubs. Stennett's 7 hits is only
the 2nd team in MLB history anyone has this many hits in a 9 inning
game (Wilbert Robinson, 6/10/1892). 

September 16, 1992
Cubs score 8 runs in the 7th inning as the Cubs defeat the Phillies 14-9 at Wrigley Field.  Andre Dawson doubles, homers, goes 4 for 5 with 4 RBI. 

September 16, 1995
At Jack Murphy Stadium, Sammy Sosa & Ken Caminetti (Padres) both hit
2 home runs in a 12-4 Padres victory over the Cubs. 

September 16, 1997
At Wrigley Field, Kevin Tapani pitches a 1-hit complete game shutout in a 5-0 Cubs victory over the Reds.  Bret Boone's 6th inning single is the only Reds hit. 

September 16, 1998
Sammy Sosa hits a grand slam and drives in all 6 runs as the Cubs defeat the Padres 6-3 in San Diego. 

September 16, 2000
Sammy Sosa hits his 50th home run of the season.  The third season in
a row that he hit 50 HR's.  Cardinals defeat the Cubs 7-6 in St. Louis. 

September 16, 2003
Cubs defeat the Mets 3-2 at Wrigley Field.  Mark Prior strikes out 13
batters. 

September 16, 2004
At Great American Ball Park, Aramis Ramirez drives in all 5 Cubs runs with 3 home runs, including the one that gives the Cubs the victory, a 2-run shot in the 7th.  Cubs defeat Reds 5-4. 

September 16, 2006
At Wrigley Field, Cubs defeat the Reds 4-0 as Rich Hill pitches a 2-hit complete game shutout. 

September 16, 2011
Marlon Byrd's walk-off infield RBI single gives Cubs a 4-3 victory over
the Astros in 12 innings at Wrigley Field. 

September 16, 2012
At Wrigley Field, Cubs overcome a 6-1 early Pirates lead to win 13-9.  Anthony Rizzo homers twice, one a grand slam that gives the Cubs a lead in the 6th inning. 

September 16, 2014
At Wrigley Field, a preview of things to come as Jake Arrieta takes a no-hitter into the 8th inning until Brandon Phillips doubles to break it up.  Arrieta strikes out 13 in a 1-hit complete game shutout and doubles and scores a run in a 7-0 Cubs victory over the Reds.  



September 16, 2015
At PNC Park, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 3-2 in 12 innings.  Anthony Rizzo's
12th inning sacrifice fly is the game winner. 

September 16, 2016, 10 innings

First day after clinching NL Central.  Cubs score 2 in 9th 2 (Coghlan & Russell RBI singles).  Miguel Montero gets the walk-off HR in 10th inning.