Today in Cubs History: April 26
At Bank One Ballpark, the Cubs lose 9-0 to the Diamondbacks. Francis Beltran gives up the longest homer in teh BOB history, a 503 foot homer by Richie Sexon through his own neck on the picture on the Jumbotron.
Ryne Sandberg hit ish 267th career home run, establishing a record for second basemen.
Wrigley Field becomes the first ballpark to employ an organ to entertain fans. Roy Nelson's pregame serenade doesn't help the Cubs as they fall to Max Lanier and the Cardinals, 4-2.
In a 2-1 victory over the Pirates, Cub outfielder Jack McCarthy becomes the only flychaser in major league history to throw out three runners at the plate. Each of the assists result in the second out of a double play.
Baseball season's underway...
So you'd better get ready for a brand new day
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