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About Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers

The Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers took on each other for the first time on June 13, 1997. It was a league game that resulted in a 4-2 win for the Brewers. The Brewers then joined the National League’s Central Division the next year and that is when the I-94 rivalry between the two sides began.

Cubs-Brewers Rivalry’s Unforgettable Moments

The Brewers win at Wrigley Field- The first game between these two teams took place on June 13, 1997 at Wrigley Field. It was a historic occasion for the Brewers because they ended up winning that particular encounter at one of the most famous ballparks in the MLB. Jose Valentin, Doug Jones and Jeff D’Amico were the stars of the show that day as they led the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-2 win.

First Meeting as Division Rivals- The Milwaukee Brewers moved to the NL’s Central Division in 1998. The Chicago Cubs however had been part of the division since 1994. These two teams squared-off against each other at Wrigley Field on June 15, 1998 for their first meeting as division rivals. That game saw the Cubs come out on top 6-5.

A Series For The History Books- The Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers were scheduled to play a three game series on September 11, 12 and 13 in 1998. At that point in time, no one could have predicted what was to follow. The historic series got underway with the Brewers’ winning the first game 13-11. The next day, they raced to an 8-2 lead by the time the third inning had ended. It looked as though the Brewers were home and dry. The legendary Sammy Sosa however had other ideas. He blasted his 60th homerun of the season to kick start the comeback. In the ninth, Orlando Merced hit Bob Wickman for a three run hit to complete a five run frame. The end result: a stunning 15-12 win for the Cubs. It all came down to the third and final game on Sunday and the Brewers turned the tables on the Cubs by overturning an 8-3 deficit into a 10-8 lead. Sammy Sosa then stepped up to the plate and hit his second homerun of the day to go past Roger Maris in the history books. The comeback was complete when Grace hit a home run in the 10th innings to give the Cubs an 11-10 win.

The Brewers Destroy the Cubs- On June 29, 1999, the Brewers destroyed the Cubs 17-6 at Wrigley Field. 11 homeruns came in the first four innings of the game. The Brewers then showed their offensive power once again two days later. This time they scored 14 in the first four innings to complete a 19-12 destruction of the Cubs.

The Cubs-Brewers head to head record

This is how the Cubs stack up against their Milwaukee rivals:

Games Played Wins Losses Wins %age Home Wins-Losses Away Wins-Losses
319 164 155 .514 86-74 78-81

The Chicago Cubs have scored 1,531 runs against the Brewers and have conceded 1,461 runs. Interestingly enough, these two rivals are yet to face each other in the postseason. In 2016, when the Chicago Cubs ended their 108 year World Series drought, they took on the Brewers in nineteen games. The Cubs won 11 of those encounters whereas the Brewers came out on top on 8 occasions.

The Greats That Put These Teams on the Map

The Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers have produced their share of great players over the years. The Cubs’ history is dominated by names like Mark Grace, Ryne Sandberg, Ron Santo and Ernie Banks. Grace was with the Chicago Cubs for sixteen years and was a three time All-Star during that time. The Cubs have retired Ron Santo’s number 10 and they have done the same with Ryne Sandberg’s number 23. Then there is Ernie Banks, who won the Gold Glove in 1940 and became the first Cubs’ player in history to accomplish the feat. He spent his entire career with the Cubs and became a 14 time All-Star and a two time NL MVP in the process. As for the Milwaukee Brewers, they have had some great players on their roster over the years too. Robin Yount is one of them. The Brewers have made it to only one World Series and Yount was instrumental in taking them to MLB’s showpiece series in 1982. Paul Molitor is considered by quite a few to be the greatest Brewer in history and that claim has good merit too. In the fifteen seasons he spent as part of the Milwaukee Brewers, Molitor hit 160 homeruns, recorded 790 RBIs and stole an incredible 412 bases. He also made it to the All-Star team on seven occasions. Rollie Fingers is another Brewer legend who played a big part in taking the Milwaukee Brewers to the World Series in 1982. He is also widely acknowledged as one of the best closers the game has ever seen.

Don’t Miss the Chance to See the Cubs take on the Brewers

The latest MLB season promises to be full of thrilling and exciting contests. Will the Cubs defend the World Series title they won so spectacularly last season? Will the Brewers make their first trip to the playoffs since 2011? Who will come out on top when the Chicago Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers? All these questions will be answered this year. Check the Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers schedule to see these two rivals. Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers tickets are now available. Miller Park and of course Wrigley Field will be packed when these two teams face off. This is your chance to book Cheap Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers tickets to see them in action.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cubs vs Brewers

How long have the Cubs and Brewers been rivals?

The Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs have been playing in the same division since 1998. Their rivalry is known as 1-94 Rivalry since they two teams are off the same interstate only 83 miles apart.

How many times have the Cubs beat the Brewers?

The Milwaukee Brewers are one of the MLB team that do not have a World Series titles as of 2020. The Chicago Cubs have three World Series titles. The first two were back to back wins in 1907 and 1908 but the team had to wait until 2016 to get their next trophy.

What is the Brewers vs Cubs overall record?

The Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs have played each other well over 300 times since 1997. As of 2020, the Cubs are winning with 194 wins against the Brewers who only have 185 wins. However, that score is very close and could reverse with a few games.

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