Relive four of the greatest moments in Chicago baseball history. Each set comes with four laser-etched coasters depicting these historic plays:
1970 Regular Season vs Atlanta - Banks hits 500
1984 Regular Season vs St. Louis - The Sandberg Game
1998 Regular Season vs Houston - Wood strikes out 20
2003 NLDS Game 5 vs Atlanta - Ending 95 year drought
- Size: 4" x 4" x 0.15" per coaster
- Weight: 0.15lbs (4oz) per coaster
- Stitched border
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1970 Regular Season
Banks hits 500
Chicago vs Atlanta
4 - 3
12 May, 1970
Ernie Banks if perhaps the greatest Chicago player of all time and he notched another rung in his legacy when he became a member of the 500 club on this day in 1970. At the time only 8 other players had hit 500 home runs, and Banks became number 9 with this shot into left field.
1984 Regular Season
The Sandberg Game
Chicago vs St. Louis
12 - 11
23 June, 1984
In what is now known as "The Sandberg Game," Ryne Sandberg pulled a remarkable performance to bring Chicago back from the brink in this game with against St. Louis. Trailing by 6 runs in the sixth, Sandberg hit a two run single as part of a five-run rally by Chicago. Then Sandberg tied the game in the ninth with a leadoff home run, and finally, tied the game yet again in the tenth with a two-out blast. Chicago eventually won the game in the eleventh inning on a bases-loaded single from Dave Owen.
1998 Regular Season
Wood strikes out 20
Chicago vs Houston
2 - 0
6 May, 1998
In 1998 Kerry Wood became only the 2nd pitcher, after Roger Clemens, to strike out 20 batters in a 9-inning game. More remarkably, Wood was only 20 years old at the time and pitching in only his fifth major league game. Meaning that Wood struck out his age in only his fifth try in the big leagues.
2003 NLDS Game 5
Ending 95 year drought
Chicago vs Atlanta
5 - 1
5 October, 2003
Chicago ended a 95 year drought in 2003, winning their first postseason series since 1908. The win came against Atlanta, with Chicago prevailing in 5 games. Chicago won decisively in game 5, winning by 4 runs to take them to the NLCS.