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, 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.