Still just 24 years of age, Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber has cemented himself into team lore, thanks to two years of dominant postseason performances. Here’s a look back at the best moments.
He is yet to play a full season at the big league level. Despite this fact, Kyle Schwarber has already left his mark in Chicago Cubs’ history. This season, despite being a full-time outfielder, he has the chance to live up to the hype surrounding him over the course of a 162-game schedule.
Schwarber has provided Cubs’ fans with countless memories in his first taste of bigs. He smacked 16 home runs in a mere 69 game run in 2015 as a rookie before going on a tear in the postseason, bringing the team to the brink of a World Series appearance.
After blowing out his knee in April last year, the worked tirelessly to rejoin his teammates, pulling off the most improbable comeback in recent memory.
Although he didn’t go yard as he did the year before, he proved to be a valuable asset as the series shifted to Cleveland, giving Joe Maddon another weapon in an already-loaded lineup.
So, in honor of his 24th birthday, let’s look back at some of Schwarber’s most impressive moments in a Chicago Cubs’ uniform.