July 7


I'd say a big day in Cubs history.  Ernie Banks & Billy Williams help the NL
defeat the AL in All-Star games (1959, 1965).  A doubleheader sweep with 2
walk-offs including a walk-off grand slam by Ron Santo in 1968.  Scot Thompson goes 5 for 5 in 1979.  Reds pitcher, Tom Browning goes up and joins Cubs fans on the rooftops and a very memorable fight in Cubs history when Eric Show hits Andre Dawson in the head with a pitch. 


July 7, 1925
The Cubs, Wilbur Cooper earns the win pitching 7 innings and hits
a 3-run home run as the Cubs defeat the Brooklyn Robins 10-5 at Ebbetts
Field. 

July 7, 1933
Cubs come from behind to tie the New York Giants in the 8th inning on
Mark Koenig's 3-run home run.  Cubs get a walk-off victory in 10 innings
when the winning run scores on an error by Travis Jackson. 

July 7, 1945
At Shibe Park, the Cubs defeat the Phillies 3-0 as Claude Passeau pitches a 6-hit complete game shutout.

July 7, 1959
Ernie Banks goes 2 for 3 with 2 doubles and a runs scored to help the National League win the All-Star game 5-4.  The game was played at Forbes Field. 

July 7, 1965
Billy Williams homers for the National League in the All-Star game.  NL
defeats the AL 7-4 at Shae Stadium on a 3-run walk-off home run by
Johnny Callison. 

July 7, 1968, game 1
In game 1 of a DH, Cubs blow a 4-2 lead when Pirates score 2 in 9th, but win it in bottom of ninth on Jose Arcia's walk-off home run.  

July 7, 1968, game 2
After Jose Arcia hits a walk-off home run in the first game of a doubleheader, Ron Santo turns a 1-0 Dodgers lead into a 4-1 Cubs victory with a walk-off grand slam.  Dodgers pitcher, Bill Singer is the tough luck loser after pitching 8 scoreless innings

July 7, 1976
Cubs defeat the Padres 10-0 at Wrigley Field.  Rick Reuschel pitches a 4-hit complete game shutout.  It is the Cubs 3rd consecutive shutout against the Padres. 

July 7, 1977
One year after he shuts out the Padres on 4 hits at Wrigley,   Rick Reuschel shuts out the Cardinals, scattering 9 hits in a 2-0 Cubs win.  Larry Biittner homers.

July 7, 1979
Cubs get 15 hits and defeat the Astros 6-0.  Scot Thompson goes 5 for 5 with 5 singles.  Ken Holtzman pitches a 3-hit complete game shutout and his double is the only extra base hit for the Cubs.  Mike Vail drives in 4 runs in the 2nd game to complete a Cubs sweep with an 8-3 victory. 

July 7, 1985
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeated the Giants 6-5.  Leon Durham homers twice. 

July 7, 1987
I'm not sure that I've ever seen a teammate begin a baseball fight when another player was hurt except for this day when Rick Sutcliffe charged Eric Show on the mound after he hit Andre Dawson in the head with a pitch. 





July 7, 1993
Tom Browning of Reds on Wrigley Rooftop



July 7, 2001
At Comerica Park in Detroit, the Cubs score 10 or more runs for the 3rd straight game with a 10-6 win over the Tigers. Ron Coomer drives in 5 runs for the Cubs.

July 7, 2011
Nationals lead the Cubs 8-0 in Washington, but Cubs come back to defeat the Nats 10-9. Darwin Barney's 9th inning double scores Tony Campana for the winning run.



July 7, 2013
Cubs get an 11th inning walk-off victory on Dioneer Navaro's sacrifice fly. Cubs defeat the Pirates 4-3 at Wrigley Field.

July 7, 2017
Kris Bryant comes a double short of a cycle, going 4 for 5 with 3 runs, a single, triple, 2 home runs & 4 RBI as the Cubs defeat the Pirates 6-1 at Wrigley Field.