Cubs History
September 21


September 21, 1965
At Wrigley Field, Ron Santo & Ernie Banks hit back to back 1st inning
home runs and Santo's 2nd home run in the 8th inning, off Phillies rookie, Fergie Jenkins, wins it for Cubs 7-5.  Santo drives in 6 of the 7 Cubs runs. 

For Fergie, it is the first run he gives up in his MLB career, his first
career loss in his first and last game he ever pitched against the Cubs.

Cubs History-September 21

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September 21, 1954
In GM1 of DH, Gene baker's 10th inning RBI single helps Cubs defeat Cardinals 4-3 at Wrigley.   Bob Rush 10 IP for win

September 21, 1965
At Wrigley Field, Ron Santo & Ernie Banks hit back to back 1st inning home runs and Santo's 2nd home run in the 8th inning wins it for Cubs 7-5.  Santo drives in 6 of the 7 Cubs runs.  Santo's home run comes off Phils 22 year old rookie, Fergie Jenkins.  The first MLB run Fergie ever gave up, his first loss in his one and only regular season game pitched against the Cubs. 

September 21, 1969
Fergie Jenkins gets his 21st win of the season as #Cubs defeat Cards 4-3.

September 21, 1971
At Wrigley Field, Cubs get just 3 hits, but one is 2-run home run by Ron Santo & Burt Hooton gives up just 2 hits to the Mets in a 3-0 complete game shutout over Tom Seaver and the Mets.

September 21, 1976
In GM2 of DH, Cubs defeat Pirates 2-1 on Manny Trillo's 13th inning, walk-off RBI single.   Bruce Sutter 3 IP, 4 K's

September 21, 1979
At Wrigley Field, Lynn  McGlothlan pitches a 4-hit complete game shutout as Cubs defeat Pirates 2-0. 

September 21, 1982
Fergie Jenkins pitches CG shutout and Jody Davis drives in only Cubs run as Cubs defeat Pirates 1-0.

September 21, 1997
Ryne Sandberg plays his final game at Wrigley Field and goes 2 for 3 in the game.

September 21, 2003
At PNC Park, Aramis Ramirez homers twice & Mark Prior pitches into the 8th inning and strikes out 14 batters in a 4-1 Cubs victory over the Pirates. 

September 21, 2007
At Wrigley Field, Aramis Ramirez 2nd 3-run home run of the day in the 6th inning breaks a 7-7 tie and helps gives Cubs a 13-8 win over the Pirates.

September 21, 2012
Darwin Barney's 2-run HR in 9th ties Cards & David Dejesus RBI single in 11th gives wins it 5-4.