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March 19

Happy birthday to David Ross.  In 2016, the Cubs back-up catcher hit his 100th career home run, caught his first career no-hitter with Jake Arrrieta,  and hit 2 postseason home runs.  The last one, a World Series game 7 HR in his final official MLB at bat (he walked in the 9th inning).

2013 World Series winner with the Boston Red Sox
2016 World Series winner with the Chicago Cubs
At time of his retirement, Ross ranked 6th in caught stealing 34.74%
NL league leader in caught steal % with 47.5 in 2009 (Atlanta Braves)

December 23, 2014

Cubs sign David Ross as a free agent

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May 27, 2016
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Phillies 6-2. Jorge Soler goes 2 for 4 with a home run and 2 RBI. David Ross hits his 100th career home run.

Cubs History-May 27

September 25, 2016
David Ross homers in his final regular season game at Wrigley Field

October 11, 2016
David Ross becomes the oldest Cub to hit a home run a postseason game versus the Giants to help Cubs advance to the NLCS against the Dodgers.

November 2, 2016
David Ross hits home run off Andrew Miller that makes him the oldest player to hit a game 7 home run in MLB history.