Cubs History-1920's

The Cubs end the decade with a World Series appearance, another loss to the Philadelphia A's, 4 games to 1. William Wrigley officially changes the name of their home field to Wrigley Field. The name previous being after owner, Charles Weeghman (Weeghman Park).

Cap Anson dies at the age of 70. The Cubs set an all-time major league attendance record (at that time) in 1929. The Cubs and phillies play in the highest scoring game in history (still stands today). The top Cub stars of the decade are Grover Alexander and Gabby Hartnett with the addition of Rogers Hornsby putting them over the top to make it to the 1929 World Series.

1929 October 14 WS Gm 5 A's 3 Cubs 2, Shibe Park, A's win WS 4-1
1929 October 12 WS Gm 4 A's 10 Cubs 8, Shibe Park, A's come from 8-0 deficit to win
1929 October 11 WS Gm 3 Cubs 3 A's 1 , Shibe Park A's lead series 2-1
1929 October 9 WS Gm 2 A's 9 Cubs 3, Wrigley
1929 October 8 WS Gm 1 A's 3 Cubs 1 , Wrigley
1929 September Attendance Record (last home game of season) 1,485,166 Yankees 1,289,422
1929 July 24 Cubs take lead in NL with an 8-7 win over Giants in New York. They will not relinquish.
1928 November 7 Cubs trade for Rogers Hornsby
1926 November 16 William Wrigley announces plan to add a 2nd deck to Cubs Park, changes name to Wrigley
1926 June 22 Cubs sell Grover Alexander to Cardinals
1925 October 9 Cubs draft Hack Wilson from toledo of the American Association
1925 September 29 Wrigley Field in Los Angeles opens.
1924 September 20 Grover Alexander wins 300th game with a 12-ining complete game defeating Giants 7-3 in New York
1922 November 8 Cubs announce plan to increase attendance at Cubs Park from 17,000 to 31,000. Cost is $350,000
1922 August 26 The day after the highest scoring game in ML history, Cubs and Phils are 0-0 going into extra innings. Phils win 3-0 while both teams combined for 10 hits.
1922 August 25 Highest scoring game in MLB history-Cubs defeat Phillies 26-23 at cubs Park.
1922 April 14 Cap Anson dies at the age of 70
1921 August 3 Cubs fire Johnny Evers as manager, replaced by Bill Killefer.
1920 October 10 First NFL game played at Wrigley Field (than cubs Park) as the Chicago Cardinals and Chicago Tigers played to a tie before 5,000 fans
1920 July 4 Cubs play at sportmans's Park in St. Louis for the first time losing to the Cards 8-4