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A look at the history of the Chicago Cubs, from the early championships to the team as we know today. Complete with historic videos and photos, links, and more.

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2) The Ryne Sandberg Game vs. St. Louis  

Of course, it was the game against St. Louis, June 23rd 1984 to be precise. Anyone who was watching the NBC Game of the Week that afternoon will remember that Ryne Sandberg, hitting in the .260s came up with the Cubs trailing 9-8 in the bottom of the 9th. The Cardinals’ closer, the brilliant Bruce Sutter, a former Cubs fan fave was on the mound. His split finger fast ball typically retired nearly all that faced him, but not this day. Ryne Sandberg smashed a home run that threw the crowd into a frenzy. If that wasn’t enough for Cubs fans, Sandberg came up to bat in the bottom of the tenth to tie the game again with a home run off Sutter. The Cards had taken the lead in the top of the tenth. Best thing about this day, the Cubs eventually won the game with Dave Owen batting in the winning run with a pinch hit single. Obtained from PizzaSpotz.com

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