» May 14, 1927:
Cubs pitcher Guy Bush must feel his name as he and Braves starter Charlie Robertson battle for 18 innings before Robertson tires and the Cubs win 7–2. Jimmy Cooney drives in the winning run and Sparky Adams contributes four hits. Bush goes 18 innings and Robertson 17 1/3. Two National League pitchers -- Carl Hubbell in 1933 and Vern Law in 1955 -- will match Bush's marathon effort.
» September 15, 1928:
At Boston the Cubs manage to split with the Braves, winning the nitecap, 6–1, after dropping the opener. 5–2. Ben Cantwell bests Charlie Root in game one, and Guy Bush does the same to Ed Brandt.
» April 21, 1929: In Chicago before 45,000, the Cubs top the Cards, 4–0, with Guy Bush winning over Willie Mitchell. Hornsby is 4-for-4 with two doubles, but the Rajah will go 1-for-13 in his next three games.
» August 9, 1929: In Philadelphia, the Cubs roll over the Phils, 12–6, to give pitcher Guy Bush his 11th straight win.
» August 12, 1929: At Boston, Guy Bush, the National League's leading pitcher, loses his 2nd game, bowing as a reliever, 4–2, in 10 innings. Bush has won 16. The Cubs maintain their 8-game lead as the Pirates lose to Brooklyn.
» August 25, 1929: The second largest crowd ever to pack the Reds' ballpark—35,432—watches their team split a pair with the pennant-bound Cubs. The Reds win the opener, 6–3, behind Red Lucas' 17th victory, while Guy Bush wins his 18th in the nitecap, 10–1.
» October 1, 1929: Before fewer than 500 paying fans, in the first of a five game series, the host Reds drop a 3–2 decision to the Cubs and Guy Bush.
» October 11, 1929: In Philadelphia for game 3, Guy Bush (18-7) is tagged freely but the A's strand 10; Earnshaw comes back with a 6-hitter, striking out 10, but two hits, a walk, and an error in the 6th produce three tallies for a 3–1 Cubs win. Cuyler's 2-run single is the key blow to back Bush's complete-game effort.
» August 4, 1931:
The Reds finally score, but lose to the Cubs, 4–2, in the first of two. Guy Bush beats Larry Benton. Chicago takes the nitecap, 7–3, behind Les Sweetland as Jack Ogden is pinned with the loss. Rookie OF Vince Barton has five hits in the two games, including a pair of homers in game 2.
» September 13, 1931:
At Wrigley, the Cubs win 11–7 over the Braves when player-manager Rogers Hornsby cracks an 11th inning pinch grand slam. According to historian David Vincent, this is the first extra inning pinch grand slam in ML history. The Cubs take the second game, 8–1, behind Guy Bush's one-hitter, his 2nd of the year. His first was against the Cards on August 9th.
» August 17, 1932:
The Cubs and the Braves play 19 innings, the longest game of the season, with Chicago winning 3-2. Guy Bush wins in relief. The following day he will again beat the Braves with a brief extra-inning outing.
» September 20, 1932: The Chicago Cubs clinch the NL pennant when Kiki Cuyler hits a triple with the bases loaded for a 5–2 win over Pittsburgh. Guy Bush wins his 19th game and rookie Billy Herman tops the 200 mark in hits for the season. Tomorrow the Cubs will snub ex-manager Rogers Hornsby on the split of World Series shares.
» September 30, 1933: In a 12–2 romp over the Cardinals, Babe Herman of the Chicago Cubs hits for the cycle, the 3rd time he has performed the feat. Guy Bush wins his 20th game, beating Dizzy Dean who finishes the season at 20–18.
» November 22, 1934: The Pirates and Cubs make a trade which brings Chicago a needed lefty in Larry French, as well as Fred Lindstrom. They send Guy Bush, Jim Weaver, and Babe Herman to Pittsburgh.
» May 25, 1935: Babe Ruth has a last hurrah, hitting three home runs at Pittsburgh. The first shot is hit off Red Lucas, while the last two homers come off veteran Guy Bush. The final one, the last of his 714 career home runs, is the first to clear the RF grandstand at Forbes Field and is measured at 600 feet. With that, Ruth sits down in the dugout—Pittsburgh's—next to rookie Mace Brown. Ruth, who hit three homers in a game just once in the American League (May 21, 1930), is the first player to turn this hat trick in both leagues. Ruth lifts himself in the 7th inning, finishing the day at 4-for-4 and six RBIs. But Ruth's old teammate Waite Hoyt, in relief of Bush, is the winner as Pittsburgh defeats the hapless Braves, 11–7.
» July 20, 1936: In an exhibition game in Pittsburgh, former Yankee Waite Hoyt stops his old teammates, 7–2. Lou Gehrig's 6th inning homer is the first score for New York. Ted Kleinhaus is cuffed in his eight innings. While Hoyt wins, another old pitcher loses as the Pirates hand Guy Bush his release. The Bees will sign him.
» July 8, 1945:
Filling wartime rosters requires going deeper into the bag. The Dodgers bring back Babe Herman from California. He pinch-hits twice against the Cardinals, tripping over 1B on a hit. Guy Bush, Clay Touchstone, and Hod Lisenbee, contemporaries of Babe Herman in the 1920s, will get their chances on the mound. The Babe will go 9-for-34, mostly as a pinch-hitter, sock one HR, and be a popular gate attraction in Brooklyn.