138 Years Ago: Cubs Played and Won the First Game in Franchise History

Wednesday was the 100th Anniversary of the first game at Wrigley Field, but it was 138 years ago that the first game in franchise history was played. On April 25, 1876, the Chicago National League Ball Club, Inc. played and won its first game. The Cubs were called the White Stockings then and beat the […]

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136 Years Ago … The Cubs Played and Won Their First Game

On April 25, 1876, the Chicago National League Ball Club, Inc. played and won the first game in the history of the organization. The team known as the White Stockings beat the Louisville Grays 4-0. Albert Spalding led his White Stockings over the Grays and not only did Spalding win the first game in franchise […]

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134 Years Ago: Cubs Play … and Win First Game

On April 25, 1876 the Chicago National League Ball Club, Inc. played and won the first game in the history of the organization. Albert Spalding led the White Stockings to a 4-0 win over the Louisville Grays. Not only did Spalding notch the first win for the organization but he also threw the first National […]

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