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Chicago Cubs - Notable Historical Events

Ernie BanksSep 17, 1953

Moises AlouOct 14, 2003

Greg MadduxFeb 18, 2004

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Chicago Cubs - Historical Events
Date Event
1876-04-25

Chicago Cubs 1st NL game, beats Louisville 4-0 (1st NL shutout)

1881-09-27

Chicago Cubs beat Troy 10-8 before record small "crowd" of 12

1903-09-18

Phillies' Chick Fraser no-hits Chicago Cubs, 10-0

1905-06-13

NY Giant Christy Mathewson 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago Cubs, 1-0

1905-08-24

Chicago Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings

1906-06-07

Chicago Cubs score 11 in 1st inning, beating NY Giants 19-0

1906-10-04

Chicago Cubs win their 116th game (116-36 .763) of year

1909-10-08

Chicago Cubs beat NY Giants 4-2 in a playoff to win NL pennant

1910-10-23

Phila A's beat Chicago Cubs 4 games to 1 in 7th World Series

1912-07-18

Chicago Cubs get 21 hits but lose to Philadelphia Phillies in 11 innings

1916-04-30

Chicago Cubs play 1st game at Weeghman Park (Wrigley Field) beat Reds

1918-08-24

Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)

1918-09-11

Boston Red Sox beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 15th World Series

1927-05-17

Chicago Cubs beat Boston Braves, 4-3, in 22 innings

1929-10-14

Phila A's beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 1 in 26th World Series

1930-06-23

Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 21-8

1931-07-01

Phillies Chuck Klein hits for cycle vs Chicago Cubs

1932-08-02

Charlie Grimm replaces Roger Hornsby as manager of Chicago Cubs

1932-09-20

Chicago Cubs clinch the NL pennant

1932-09-28

1932 Baseball World Series opens with the Chicago Cubs vs. NY Yankees (6-12)

1932-10-02

NY Yankees sweep Chicago Cubs in 29th World Series

1935-07-05

Chicago Cubs are 10½ games back in NL, & go on to win the pennant

1935-09-27

Chicago Cubs win 21st consecutive game & clinch NL pennant

1935-10-07

Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 32nd World Series

1941-04-26

A tradition begins, 1st organ at a baseball stadium (Chicago Cubs)

1944-07-23

Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader

1945-10-10

Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 3 in 42nd World Series

1952-06-19

Bkln Dodger Carl Erskine no-hits Chicago Cubs, 5-0

1953-09-17

Ernie Banks becomes Chicago Cubs 1st black player

1962-04-10

1st major league game in Houston, Colt .45s beat Chicago Cubs, 11-2

1965-08-19

Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney 2nd no-hitter of year beats Chicago Cubs, 1-0

1967-06-11

Chicago Cubs (7) & NY Mets (4) tie record of 11 HRs in a game

1982-05-13

Chicago Cubs win their 8,000th (beat Astros)

1982-08-17

LA Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in 21 innings (game completed 8/18)

1982-08-18

LA Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in 21 innings (game started 8/17)

1987-08-16

NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs, 23-9

1990-06-12

NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning

1990-08-01

Stanton Cook becomes CEO of Chicago Cubs

1991-05-01

Milwaukee Brewers beat Chicago Cubs, 10-9, in 19 innings

1997-05-10

Chicago Cubs turn baseballs 68th triple play (vs SF Giants)

2003-10-14

Fan Steve Bartman deflects the ball away from Chicago Cubs outfielder Moises Alou. Cubs give up eight runs in the inning and lose to the Marlins 8-3, and the Bartman incident is seen as the turning point in the series

2004-02-18

Greg Maddux signs with the Chicago Cubs, the team he began his career with

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Chicago Cubs - Notable Birthdays

Ernie BanksJan 31, 1931

Sammy SosaNov 12, 1968

Chicago Cubs - Birthdays
Date Event
1920-03-01

Harry Caray, baseball announcer (Chicago Cubs)

1921-02-25

Andy Pafko, Boyceville, Wisconsin, MLB player (Chicago Cubs), (d. 2013)

1921-02-25

Andy Pafko, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1926-04-24

Glen Hobbie, Witt, IL, MLB pitcher (Chicago Cubs), (d. 2013)

1926-05-21

Jack Rosenberg, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1931-01-31

Ernie Banks, Dallas Texas, "Mr Cub" Chicago Cubs, Hall-of-Famer (short stop/1st baseman)

1939-05-11

Milt Pappas, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1940-10-12

Glenn Beckert, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1942-06-01

Randy Hundley, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1945-11-03

Ken Holtzman, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1947-07-14

Steve Stone, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1948-01-27

Tom Trebelhorn, Houston Astros vs. Chicago Cubs

1950-02-07

Burt Hooton, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1950-07-05

Gary Matthews, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1951-01-12

Bill Madlock, 4X NL batting champ (Chicago Cubs)

1951-06-29

Bruce Kimm, Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1951-10-11

Jon Miller, Philadelphia Phillies vs. Chicago Cubs

1953-01-09

Ivan DeJesus, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1956-05-19

Luis Salazar, New York Mets vs. Chicago Cubs

1956-06-21

Rick Sutcliffe, pitcher (LA Dodgers, Chicago Cubs)

1956-06-21

Rick Sutcliffe, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1956-11-12

Jody Davis, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1957-01-05

Bob Derner, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1957-03-14

Steve Lake, Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1957-12-04

Lee Smith, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1958-03-29

Domingo Ramos, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

1959-05-16

Bob Patterson, Jacksonville FL, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1959-05-16

Bob Patterson, Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs

1959-09-18

Ryne Sandberg, Spokane WA, infielder (Chicago Cubs)

1961-04-03

Tim Crews, Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

1961-11-12

Greg Gagne, Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs

1961-12-31

Rick Aguilera, Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets

1961-9-26

Steve Buechele, Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs

1962-09-19

Randy Myers, Vancouver WA, pitcher (Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles)

1962-09-30

Dave Magadan, Tampa FL, 1st baseman (NY Mets, Chicago Cubs)

1962-11-12

Jeff Reed, Chicago Cubs vs. Chicago White Sox

1962-11-21

Dick Schofield, New York Mets vs. Chicago Cubs

1963-04-09

José Guzmán, Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs

1964-02-17

Mike Campbell, Seattle WA, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1964-06-03

Nelson Liriano, Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs

1965-01-28

Ed Hartig, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1965-07-30

Todd Haney, Houston Astros vs. Chicago Cubs

1965-08-21

Jim Bullinger, New Orleans LA, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1966-01-19

Anthony Young, US baseball pitcher (NY Met, Chicago Cubs)

1966-02-01

Eddie Zambrano, Venezuelan/US baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs)

1966-04-14

Greg Maddux, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1966-08-16

Terry Shumpert, Paducah KY, infielder (Chicago Cubs)

1967-03-02

Leo Gomez, Canovanas Puerto Rico, infielder (Chicago Cubs)

1967-03-27

Jaime Navarro, Bayamon Puerto Rico, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1967-05-19

Turk Wendell, Pittsfield MA, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1967-06-04

Scott Servais, La Crosse Wisc, catcher (Chicago Cubs)

1967-08-16

Bret Barberie, Long Beach CA, infielder (Chicago Cubs)

1967-08-27

Brian McRae, Bradenton FL, outfielder (Chicago Cubs)

1967-08-28

Darren Lewis, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

1967-09-03

Luis Gonzalez, Tampa Fla, outfielder (Chicago Cubs)

1967-11-24

Cal Eldred, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

1968-01-29

Kevin Roberson, US baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs)

1968-08-21

Tuffy Rhodes, Houston Astros vs. Chicago Cubs

1968-11-12

Sammy Sosa, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic, baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs)

1968-11-14

Kent Bottenfield, Portland Oregon, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1968-12-25

Scott Bullett, Martinsburg WV, outfielder (Chicago Cubs)

1969-01-13

Kevin Foster, US baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1969-01-15

Delino DeShields, Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1969-02-27

Willie Banks, US baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1969-03-28

Craig Paquette, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

1969-04-01

Frank Castillo, El Paso TX, pitcher (Chicago Cubs), (d. 2013)

1969-07-02

So Taguchi, Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1969-07-14

Jose Hernandez, Hato Rey Puerto Rico, infielder (Chicago Cubs)

1970-01-16

Ron Villone, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

1970-04-13

Ricardo Rincon, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

1970-08-25

Doug Glanville, Hackensack NJ, outfielder (Chicago Cubs)

1970-10-31

Steve Trachsel, Oxnard California, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1971-01-21

Len Kasper, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1971-02-16

Mike Hubbard, Lynchburg VA, catcher (Chicago Cubs)

1971-06-22

Brant Brown, Porterville CA, infielder (Chicago Cubs)

1971-11-30

Ray Durham, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1973-03-06

Terry Adams, Mobile AL, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1973-08-04

Bob Howry, Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

1974-01-19

Amaury Telemaco, Higuey Dom Rep, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1975-06-27

Daryle Ward, Chicago Cubs vs. Chicago White Sox

1976-02-17

Cody Ransom, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

1976-06-04

J.C. Romero, Philadelphia Phillies vs. Chicago Cubs

1977-04-19

Dennys Reyes, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

1977-10-04

Bobby Scales, Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1978-06-20

Kevin Gregg, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

1978-06-22

Willie Harris, Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets

1978-11-12

Aaron Heilman, Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1979-03-03

Jorge Julio, Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers

1980-03-01

Micah Hoffpauir, Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1980-04-20

Chris Duffy, Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers

1981-02-07

Seth McClung, Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers

1982-01-31

Brad Thompson, Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1982-07-23

Joe Mather, Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago Cubs

1983-11-28

Carlos Villanueva, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

1984-08-20

Jamie Hoffman, Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs

1985-05-02

Jose Ascanio, Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs

1985-11-30

Luis Valbuena, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs - Deaths
Date Event
1932-01-26

William K Wrigley, owner (Wrigley Gum, Chicago Cubs), dies

1964-02-13

Ken Hubbs, 2nd baseman (Chicago Cubs), dies in plane crash at 22

1977-04-12

Philip K Wrigley, baseball owner (Chicago Cubs), dies at 82

1993-03-23

Tim Crews, Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

1998-02-18

Harry Caray, sportscaster (Chicago Cubs), dies at 77

2008-07-12

Bobby Murcer, center fielder for the New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, and Chicago Cubs from 1965-1983(b. 1946)

2013-10-08

Andy Pafko, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs


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