» August 27, 1954:
In the championship game of the Little League WS, Schenectady, NY, defeats Colton, CA, 7-5. Future NL Rookie of the Year, Cub 2B Ken Hubbs stars for Colton in 1954. This team later becomes the subject of a best-selling book by Martin Ralbovsky, Destiny's Darlings.
» September 10, 1961:
At Chicago, the Phillies score seven in the 7th, including Don Demeter's grand slam, and notch six more in the 8th to beat the Cubs, 14–6. There is some solace for the Cubs as introduce a pair of gems: Ken Hubbs debuts with two hits and two runs and Lou Brock has one hit, one run and a pair of errors.
» May 20, 1962:
At Philadelphia, the Cubs sweep a doubleheader, winning 6–4 and 11–2 behind the hitting of young Lou Brock and rookie 2B Ken Hubbs. Brock's 2nd inning grand slam is the difference in game one, while Hubbs collects eight singles in the afternoon, 3-for-3 in the first game and 5-for-5 in game 2.
» September 5, 1962: Ken Hubbs of the Cubs sets ML records at 2B for consecutive games without an error (78) and consecutive chances accepted (418) without an error. His streak ends with a 4th-inning throwing error as Cincinnati beats Chicago, 4–1.
» September 30, 1962:
The Cubs turn a triple play and beat New York 5–1, a 20th-century major-league record 120th loss for the Mets. Catcher Joe Pignatano of the Mets hits into the triple play in the 8th inning, his last at bat in the major leagues. Ken Hubbs starts the play, which goes 4–3.
» February 15, 1964: Cubs 2B Ken Hubbs, 22, dies when his private plane crashes near Provo, UT, while en route to Colton, CA. As a rookie in 1962, Hubbs had played in 78 consecutive games without making an error.