On June 4 1981 — 1981 – The Cubs purchase Bobby Bonds from Texas and in his first game for the Cubs‚ Bonds trips on a seam in the field carpet at Three Rivers Stadium and breaks a bone in his right hand. He goes on the 21-day disabled list. The Pirates win‚ 5 – 4‚ in the 10th when Lee Lacy triples and Dale Berra singles him in.

 


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Baseball Reference June 4

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National Pastime June 4

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