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.