This Day in Chicago Cubs History

This Week in Cubs History

May 18, 2012

Kerry Wood pitches his final game in his MLB career.  

Kerry Wood's final game

May 19, 2007
Derrek Lee's 8th inning, 3-run, pinch-hit home run highlights a 6-run inning that helps the Cubs defeat the White Sox, 11-6 at Wrigley Field.  Pitcher, Jason Marquis & Michael Barrett homer as well at Wrigley Field.

Cubs History-May 19

Ken Hubbs

May 20, 1962
Ken Hubbs gets 8 hits on this day,  5 hits in the 2nd game, 3 in the first (all singles) as the Cubs sweep a doubleheader over the Phillies 6-4 and 11-2.

May 21, 2015
In San Diego, Kyle Hendricks pitches his first complete game shutout over San Diego Padres
3-0. Hendricks struck out 7 Padre batters without a walk.

May 22, 2014
Jake Arietta gets his first victory with the Cubs going 6 innings, with 4 hits and 1 run with 7 strikeouts and 1 walk.  Cubs defeat the Padres 5-1 in San Diego.

Cubs History-May 22

May 23, 1969
At San Diego Stadium, Cubs defeat the Padres 6-0.  Dick Selma pitches a 2-hit complete
game shutout.

Cubs History-May 23

Ben Zobrist's big 10th inning hit in Game 7 of 2016 World Series

David Ross being carried off the field after Cubs 2016 Game 7 Victory