1969 Cubs Historical Heroes and Goats: Part 5

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1969 Cubs Historical Heroes and Goats: Part 5
1969 Cubs Historical Heroes and Goats: Part 5

In the fourth week of the season, the Cubs rode some very good pitching to a 4-1 start to the week before dropping both ends of a doubleheader to the Mets to end the week. That still had them at 18-9 and two games in front of the National League East. Now, we turn our attention to week five and the Cubs' first foray outside of the East. The schedule called for an off day Monday and then two games with the Dodgers. Three games against the Giants were scheduled to finish off the week, but a rainout meant that only four games were played. Game 28, May 6: Cubs 7, Dodgers 1 (19-9) The Cubs beat future Hall of Fame pitcher Don Sutton in this one. The teams each scored once in the third inning, but

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