Cubs History
September 30


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September 30, 1933
Babe Herman hits for the cycle and Guy Bush wins his 20th game of the season as the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 12-2.

Cubs History-September 30


September 30, 1933
Babe Herman hits for the cycle and Guy Bush wins his 20th game of the season as the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 12-2.

September 30, 1943
The Cubs defeat the Boston Braves 5-4 in 12 innings with a walk-off victory.  Andy Pafko goes 4 for 6 in the game with an RBI.  Pafko's certainly made an impact.  In his first 9 games, Pafko is batting .463, collecting 19 hits in his first 41 at bats to begin his Cubs career.   He'll end a short 1943 season with a .379 batting average.  

September 30, 1948
Cliff Chambers throws a 1-hit shutout as Cubs defeat Reds 1-0 at Wrigley Field.

September 30, 1970
At Shae Stadium, Bill Hands pitches a 7-hit complete game shutout as the Cubs defeat the Mets 2-0. 

September 30, 1984
Cubs trail the Cardinals 1-0 into 9th inning, but Thad Bosley's RBI single off Bruce Sutter ties it and Keith Moreland's infield grounder ends up scoring Bosley for the winning run.  Cubs defeat the Cardinals 2-1 at Wrigley Field. 

September 30, 1992
At Wrigley Field, Greg Maddux wraps up the NL Cy Young award with a complete game shutout of the Pirates for his 20th win of the season and his final game as a Cubs pitcher until 2004.  Maddux will sign with the Braves in the offseason and continue an amazing Hall of Fame career.  The Cubs do bring Maddux back to the team in 2004 and have now retired his number 31 jersey (with Fergie Jenkins). 

September 30, 1998
In the 1st game of their NLDS series, the Braves defeat the Cubs, 7 - 1.  Michael Tucker & Ryan Klesko hit home runs and John Smoltz gets the win. 

September 30, 2003
Kerry Wood gives the Cubs a 1-0 series lead in the NLDS against the Atlanta Braves going 7 1/3 innings giving up just 5 hits and 2 runs while striking out 11 Atlanta Braves. Wood even goes 2 for 4 at the plate with 2 RBI's. Cubs win 4-2.

September 30, 2007
Alfonso Soriano hits his 14th home run of September.  A new team record for the month of September. 
 
September 30, 2016
At Great American Ball Park, Ben Zobrist was getting ready for the playoffs, going 3 for 4 with 3 runs scored, a double, 2 home runs & 3 RBI as the Cubs defeat the Reds 7-3.