This is a 1969 Chicago Cubs Season Replay using Out of the Park Baseball. More details on this project can be found on our About Retro Baseball Page,
|MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL|
|PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES AT CHICAGO CUBS|
|GAME ID: 18 - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9TH, 1969 - GAME LOG|
With the win, Chicago improves its record to 1-1. The Cubs got a big at-bat from second baseman Glenn Beckert. For the game, Beckert went 3-4 with 3 singles. In the bottom of the fifth, with a runner on 3rd, he stroked a run-scoring single. His 3rd hit of the season gave Chicago a 2-1 lead.
In postgame comments to the Chicago Times, Beckert said, "If the effort is there, the wins will come."
The Cubs are now 1-1 on the season and trail the Mets by one game in the NL East. Scroll down for full AL and NL Standings.