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Apr 24, 2019

May 6, Kerry Wood, Leon Durham & Alex Gonzalez

May 6. Kerry Wood strikes out 20 Astros. Leon Durham hits a walk-off home run in 1986 and Alex Gonzalez hits a walk-off HR in 2002.

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Apr 24, 2019

Cubs History May 5. Hank Sauer, Randy Jackson & Ron Cey

Cubs history May 5. A 1950 comeback with HR by Hank Sauer/Randy Jackson. Shawon Dunston & Ron Cey get walk-off RBI's.

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Apr 24, 2019

Cubs History May 4. Ernie Banks, Billy Williams & Milt Pappas

Cubs History May 4. Ernie Banks hits his 500th career HR. Milt Papps shutout in 1972. Billy Williams walk-off in 1974.

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Apr 22, 2019

Cubs History, May 3. Charlie Root, Ron Cey & Jake Arrieta

Charlie Root's 10 inning shutout in 1930. Ron Cey hits 2 HR, including his 300th career & Jake Arrieta's victory streak hits 15 in 2016.

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Apr 22, 2019

Cubs History, May 2. Hippo Vaughn, Don Zimmer & Randy Hundley

Cubs history, May 2. A double no-hitter through 9 IP in 1917. Don Zimmer drives in Ernie Banks with walk-off RBI and Randy Hundley's final RBI is game-winner

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Apr 22, 2019

Cubs History, May 1. Johnny Goryl, Ernie Banks, Bill Buckner

Cubs History, May 1. Johnny Goryl hits a walk-off home run in 1958. Ernie Banks homers 3 times in 1963 & Bill Buckner homers twice in 1979.

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Apr 18, 2019

Cubs History, April 30. Billy Williams plays in 1,000 consecutive game

Cubs History, April 30. Billy Williams plays in his 1,000 consectuve game, the 1st NL player to ever do this. In 2008, Geovany Soto hits two 3-run home runs as Cubs defeat Brewers 19-5.

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Apr 18, 2019

Cubs History, April 29. Andre Dawson hits for the Cycle.

Cubs History, April 29. In 1935, Cubs score 10 runs in final 2 innings for 12-11 comeback win. Andre Dawson hits for the Cycle. Two 300 game winners match up (Greg Maddux/Roger Clemens) in 2005. Lee Elia rant.

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Apr 18, 2019

Cubs History, April 28. Hank Wyse pitches 1-hitter in 1945.

Cubs History, April 28. Hank Wyse (1945) & Dickie Noles (1982) both pitch 1-hitters. Scott Sanderson pitches a 2-hitter in 1984.

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Apr 18, 2019

Cubs History, April 27. Jody Davis 2 HR, 5 RBI in 1986 in 12-10 win

Cubs History, April 27. Jody Davis 2 HR, 5 RBI in 1986 gives Cubs 12-10 win. The birthday of Hall of Famer, Rogers Hornsby. Derrek Lee & Corey Patterson drive in all 8 runs in 2005 win over Reds (8-7)

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