April 5, 1988 In a wild season opener in Atlanta, the Cubs defeat the Braves 10-9, the teams combined for 7 home runs in the game, Jody Davis, Leon Durham and Shawon Dunston homered for the Cubs. The Cubs came from behind to score 2 runs in the ninth inning and won the game in the 13th inning on a sacrifice fly by Manny Trillo. Great pic of Shawon Dunston from Bleed Cubbie Blue (a great chicago cubs site). Dunston is listed as #69 on the top 100 Cubs of all-time.
Vote #Cubs third baseman Ian Stewart to the 2012 MLB All-Star Game! Fact: He helped the Cubs win back-to-back home series against the Dodgers and Braves. The third baseman had a pinch-hit single in the ninth inning and came around to score the game-tying run in the Cubs come-from-behind, extra inning over the Dodgers on May 6. Stewart kept up the pace the next day against Atlanta, belting a game-winning solo shot in the fourth inning.
May 3, 1930 Charlie Root throws a 10-inning one-hit shutout to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies at Wrigley Field. He also doubles and scores the winning run. Charlie Root is listed as #14 on the greatest Cubs of all-time by the website Bleed Cubbie Blue. Photo from Bleed Cubbie Blue. http://sbn.to/IjwI6l