Cubs History
September 22


Joe NiekroJoe Niekro

September 22, 1967
Billy Williams scores the winning run on a wild pitch by Reds pitcher, Ted Abernathy.  Cubs, Joe Niekro pitches all 10 innings to earn the win.  Cubs defeat the Reds 3-2. 

Cubs History-September 22



September 22, 1948
One day after hitting a game-winning 3-run home run to split a  doubleheader against the Giants, Andy Pafko hits a 2-run home run in the 1st inning and drives in a 3rd run on a double play ground out, driving in all 3 Cubs runs as the Cubs defeat the Giants 3-2 in game 1.  Cubs win the 2nd game of the doubleheader as well.

September 22, 1959
Trailing 4-3 into 9th inning, George Altman's walk-off, 2-run home run gives the Cubs a 5-4 Cubs victory over Giants at Wrigley Field. 

September 22, 1964
Cal Koonce  pitches 8 scoreless relief innings vs Dodgers & Don Drysdale as Cubs beat Dodgers 1-0 at Wrigley Field.

September 22, 1967
Billy Williams scores the winning run on a wild pitch by Reds pitcher, Ted Abernathy.  Cubs, Joe Niekro pitches all 10 innings to earn the win.  Cubs defeat the Reds 3-2. 

September 22, 1990
Andre Dawson steals his 300th base in an 11-5 loss to the Mets. He joins Willie Mays as the 2nd player in MLB history with 300 steals, 300 home runs and 2,000 hits. 

September 22, 2000
Cubs score 1 run in 8th to tie the game and win the game in 9th on a walk-off RBI double by Rickey Gutierrez.  Jamie Arnold pitches 6 1/3 innings giving up just one run, in relief of Kerry Wood in a 5-4 Cubs victory over the Cardinals. 

September 22, 2001
At Enron Field, Todd Hundley homers twice in a 8-4 Cubs loss to the Astros. 

September 22, 2007
At Wrigley field, Cubs hit 4 home runs, 2 by Alfonso Soriano, 1 each by Derrek Lee & Aramis Ramirez in a 9-5 win over the Pirates. 

September 22, 2015
At Wrigley Field, Jake Arrieta strikes out 11 and pitches a 3-hit complete game shutout.  Kris Bryant homers as Cubs defeat the Brewers 4-0. 

September 22, 2017
At Miller Park in Milwaukee, the Cubs defeat the Brewers 5-4 in 10 innings.  Tommy LaStella's bases loaded walk is the game-winner.