Cubs Calendar: September 7, 1986

The Cubs defeated the Cincinnati Reds 11-3 at Riverfront Stadium. In his first major league start, Greg Maddux pitched a complete game to record the victory. Maddux allowed only three runs on eleven hits while also gaining his first career win. Chico Walker, Leon Durham, and Shawon Dunston each homered for the Cubs. Dunston and Ryne Sandberg each had three hits while six other Cubs, including Maddux, recorded two hits. After this game, Maddux earned another 354 wins – the eighth most career wins in major league baseball history.

Photo: Greg Maddux / Kelly / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Alteration: Cropped