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Aug 18, 2018

August 21. Jerome Walton, Ryne Sandberg, Rick & Paul Reuschel

August 21, a great day in Cubs history. Ryne Sandberg homers twice in 1985, Jerome Walton's hitting streak ends, Ron Santo's 2,000 hit, Rick & Paul Reuschel become the first sibling combo to win and save a MLB game.

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Aug 18, 2018

Cubs history, August 22 Ernie Banks, Jake Arrieta & Carmello Martinez

A great day in Cubs history, August 22. Cubs retire Ernie Banks number 14. Carmello Martinez HR in MLB debut. Jake Arrieta beats his old team

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Aug 17, 2018

3 Cubs no-hitters, Larry Corcoran, Jim Maloney & Ken Holtzman.

August 19, a great day in Cubs history. 3 no-hitters. Larry Corcoran in 1880, Jim Maloney no-hits the Cubs in 1965 & Ken Holtzman no-hits the Braves in 1969. Bill Buckner has a big day in 1977 & Andre Dawson has 2 homers and a walk-off in 1988.

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Aug 15, 2018

August 17 Cubs History. King Cole, Hippo Vaughn & Billy Williams

August 17 Cubs History. King Cole (1910) & Hippo Vaughn (1916). DH shutouts in 1918 and Billy Williams gets his 2,000 hit.

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Aug 14, 2018

October Baseball 2018. The Cubs playoff chase to the World Series

one of my favorite times of the year. The baseball playoff races are heating up, trades being made and magic numbers

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Aug 06, 2018

August 9 Cubs history, Jason Heyward, Guy Bush & Sammy Sosa

August 9 Cubs history, Happy birthday to Jason Heyward, he was born one year before the first night game at Wrigley Field. Guy Bush pitches a 1-hit shutout and Sammy Sosa hits 3 home runs in 2001.

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Aug 06, 2018

August 8 Cubs history. Anthony Rizzo, Paul Erickson, Henry Blanco

August 8 Cubs history, Happy birthday to Anthony Rizzo, Paul Erickson's 1st MLB win is a 1-hit shutout. The first scheduled night game at Wrigley Field is rained out & Henry Blanco gets a walk-off hit.

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Aug 06, 2018

August 7 Cubs history, Bill Dahlen, Steve McMichael & Greg Maddux

August 7 Cubs history. Bill Dahlen's 42 game hitting streak comes to an end, Steve McMichael calls out umpire during 7th inning stretch and Greg Maddux gets his 300th win.

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Aug 05, 2018

August 11 Cubs history, Randy Hundley, Milt Pappas & Kerry Wood

August 11 Cubs hisotry. Randy Hundley hits for the cycle, Milt Pappas pitches a shutout, homers and drives in 5 runs. Kerry Wood gets his 1,000 K.

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Aug 05, 2018

August 6 Cubs history. Billy Williams, Andrew Lorraine and more

August 6, a great day in Cubs history. Billy Williams makes his MLB debut. Andrew Lorraine's Cubs debut is a 3-hit complete game shutout and Goose Gossage gets his 300th save.

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