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Chicago Cubs History

- August 25, 1922: Cubs beat Phillies 26-23 in highest-scoring game in major-league history.

- June 30, 1932: Cubs become last to add numbers to their uniforms.

- July 9, 1937 Construction begins on Wrigley Field bleachers and centerfield scoreboard.

- September 20, 1953: Ernie Banks slugs first career home run in 11-6 loss to St. Louis.

- August 20, 1958: Cubs run out of catchers in eventual 4-2 loss to Pirates, and first baseman Dale Long becomes major's first left-handed receiver since 1905.

- October 25, 1965: Leo Durocher is named Cubs manager, officially ending five-year "College of Coaches" run.

- August 24, 1971: Ernie Banks hits his 512th and final career home run in Cubs' 5-4 loss vs. Cincinnati.

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