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June 28th

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1910 At Cincinnati's Palace of the Fans, Joe Tinker steals home twice, becoming the first major leaguer to accomplish the feat in the same game. The Cubs shortstop's thievery helps Chicago beat the Reds, 11-1.
1970 In the final games played at Forbes Field, the Pirates sweep a doubleheader from the Cubs, 3-2 and 4-1 in front of 40,198 fans, to gain a first place tie with the Mets. The old ballpark in Pittsburgh served as the Bucs' home since 1909.
1991 In the Reds' 8-5 victory over Houston at Riverfront Stadium‚ Barry Larkin hits three consecutive home runs to join Ernie Banks (1955 Cubs) and Fred Patek (1980 Angels) as the only shortstops to to go deep three times in a game. The trio of round-trippers also gives the future Hall of Famer a major league record-tying five homers over a two-game span.
2010 The Cubs place Carlos Zambrano on the restricted list after the right-hander is suspended for three games for his recent dugout tirade when he had to be separated from teammate Derrek Lee in the visitors' dugout after surrendering four runs to the White Sox in the bottom of the first inning at U.S. Cellular Field. The excitable hurler is scheduled to be evaluated by doctors mutually selected by Major League Baseball and the players' union.
2010 The Cubs honor Ron Santo for his 50 years in baseball. The former third baseman and current WGN radio analyst receives a white flag with "Santo 50" printed in the team’s colors that is autographed by the players, a photo of the Wrigley Field marquee with the message, "Thank you Ron for 50 great years", and the seventy year-old will also throw out the ceremonial first pitch as well as sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the seventh-inning stretch.

5 Fact(s) Found