Cubs History
September 6


September 6

Happy birthday, Derrek Lee (Cubs, 2004-2010)

September 6, 2004
At Wrigley Field, Cubs hit 5 home runs, 2 by Aramis Ramirez, 1 each by Derrek Lee, Mark Grudzelanek & Michael Barrett.

September 6, 2005
At Busch Stadium, the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 5-2.  Derrek Lee goes 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored, a home run & 2 RBI. 

September 6, 2006
Trailing 2-1 into the 8th inning, Derrek Lee's grand slam highlights
a 6-run inning as the Cubs defeat the Pirates 7-2 at Wrigley Field. 

September 6, 2007
At Wrigley Field, Alfonso Soriano homers twice and drives in all 4
Cubs runs in a 7-4 loss to the Dodgers.  Derrek Lee goes 2 for 3 with a walk.  
 
September 6, 2008
At Great American Ball Park, Alfonso Soriano homers 3 times, Mark
DeRosa
& Jason Marquis homer as well.  Derrek Lee has 4 hits and 3 RBI
in a 14-9 win over the Reds.

Cubs History-September 6




September 6
Happy birthday to Derrek Lee (Cubs, 2004-2010)

September 6, 1918
Cubs defeat Red Sox 3-1 in GM2 of WS as Lefty Tyler pitches CG and has 2 RBI as Cubs even Series at 1 victory each.

September 6, 1953, game 1
Cubs trail the Reds 6-5 into the 9th inning, Joe Garagiola ties the game with an RBI double that also sends Dee Fondy to third base.  Dee Fondy than steals home for the walk-off winning run.  This was game 1 of a DH, Cubs sweep the DH with a 7-2 win in game 2.

September 6, 1958
Johnny Briggs & Don Elston combine on a  2-hitter, but Giants score 3 runs in a 6-3 #Cubs victory at Wrigley Field.

September 6, 1959   (game 2 of a doubleheader)
Cubs defeat the Dodgers 5-3 in Los Angeles.  Moose Moryn goes 3 for 4 with a walk, double, home run, 2 runs scored & 3 RBI.

September 6, 1987

At Wrigley Field, Leon Durham homers twice and drives in all 3 Cubs runs and Les Lancaster gives up just one run over 8 innings as the Cubs defeat the Reds 3-1. 

September 6, 2004
At Wrigley Field, Cubs hit 5 home runs, 2 by Aramis Ramirez, 1 each by Derrek Lee, Mark Grudzelanek & Michael Barrett.

September 6, 2005
At Busch Stadium, the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 5-2.  Derrek Lee goes 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored, a home run & 2 RBI. 

September 6, 2006
Trailing 2-1 into the 8th inning, Derrek Lee's grand slam highlights a 6-run inning as the Cubs defeat the Pirates 7-2 at Wrigley Field. 

September 6, 2007
At Wrigley Field, Alfonso Soriano homers twice and drives in all 4 Cubs runs in a 7-4 loss to the Dodgers. 
 
September 6, 2008
At Great American Ball Park, Alfonso Soriano homers 3 times, Mark DeRosa & Jason Marquis homer as well.  Derrek Lee has 4 hits and 3 RBI in a 14-9 win over the Reds.

September 6, 2015
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Diamondbacks 6-4.  Miguel Montero hits a grand slam. 


September 6, 2016

At Miller Park, Anthony Rizzo homers twice in a 12-5 loss to the Brewers. 

September 6, 2017
At PNC Park, Jose Quintana pitches 6 shutout innings to match the Pirates, Gerritt Cole, who goes 8 shutout innings.  Cubs defeat the Pirates 1-0 on Alex Avila's 9th inning RBI triple.  


September 6, 2021

Cubs win their 7th game in a row with a 4-3 win over the Reds at Wrigley Field.  Ian Happ hits a 3-run home run in the 1st inning and Frank Schwindel's RBI single in the 8th inning wins it for the Cubs.

Frank Schwindel won NL rookie of the month for August and also won NL player of the week for the first week in September.