Chicago Cubs not doing good with opening games lately

For the past seven seasons the Chicago Cubs are 1-7 for their season opener game. The one win came in 2003.

But in their total history since 1876, they have won 57.3% of their opening day games

  • Longest season opening game winning streak: 8 seasons: 1915-1922
  • Longest season opening game losing streak: 4 seasons: 1946-1949, 1991-1994, 1999-2002

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(Sources: opening day schedule & opening day charts)

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19 years ago

I hope you’re not complaining. Have you seen my team in action. The Cubs are a joy to watch after catching a few Rockies games.

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