April 23, 1914: Chicago Feds open Weeghman Park, later known as Wrigley Field

The Federal League Kansas City Packers and Chicago Chi-Feds played…

October 3, 1915: Chicago Whales clinch final Federal League title

A Rebel without a glove of glue allowed the Chicago Whales to…

April 20, 1916: Chicago Cubs play their first game at Wrigley Field

During the 2017 baseball season, the Chicago Cubs surpassed 8,000…

June 26, 1920: Lou Gehrig homers in high school all-star game at Cubs Park

"The New York Boys have a 17-year-old boy of 190 pounds on first…

August 25, 1922: Cubs and Phillies combine for 49 runs on 51 hits

From 1901 through the end of the 2015 major-league season, one…

April 12, 1927: Cubs wallop defending champion Cardinals on Opening Day

In the early part of 1927, the Midwest was bursting with anticipation…

October 9, 1929: Double-X and Bucketfoot Al lead A's to Game 2 win in World Series

In Game One of the 1929 World Series, the Chicago Cubs set a…

June 23, 1930: Hack Wilson hits for the cycle as Cubs pound Phillies

In a Monday-afternoon game at Wrigley Field, the “Cubs buried…

September 28, 1930: Comeback Cubs prevail as Hack Wilson sets RBI mark

It is often said in sports that records are meant to be broken.…

October 1, 1932: The Babe calls his shot ... or does he?

“Keep up the pepper, boys!”1 Chicago manager Charlie Grimm…

July 20, 1933: Babe Herman’s three homers overwhelm Phillies

His parents named him Floyd and his fans knew him as Babe. In…

September 14, 1935: Cubs take over first place with wild win over Dodgers

On September 4, 1935, Chicago Tribune sportswriter Irving Vaughan…

October 5, 1935: Defense dooms Cubs in Game 4

With the Detroit Tigers seizing a two-games-to-one lead in the…

August 13, 1937: Cubs rout Reds with mid-summer offensive explosion

The middle of August is often called the “dog days” of summer…