Home runs put fans in the seats, but pitching wins championships. It’s a simple fact in baseball when it comes to building a team that you will only go as far as your starting rotation will carry you when October rolls around.

For the Cubs, trips to October have been few and far between in the last 100+ years, but that does not mean that the team has been without its fair share of great pitchers.

So here is a decade by decade look at some of the best pitchers ever to don Cubbie Blue and take the mound at Wrigley Field.

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