CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 12: David Bote #13 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates his walk-off grand slam as Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals looks on at Wrigley Field on August 12, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Cubs won 4-3. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

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Chicago Cubs rookie David Bote had the type of situation you dream about in your backyard growing up Sunday night…and he came through in real life.

Down three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning with the bases loaded, Bote came to the plate as a pinch-hitter and crushed a walk-off grand slam to give the Cubs a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals:

According to Mark Simon of Sports Info Solutions, it’s been 39 years since a pinch-hitter hit a grand slam in this situation.

The 25-year-old finally got a chance at the major league level this season and has been on a tear, now hitting .329 with three home runs in 34 games. Regardless of what he does going forward, though, this is a moment that he will likely always remember.

Meanwhile, Max Scherzer was preparing for his league-leading 16th win of the season after pitching seven shutout innings, but Ryan Madson couldn’t close it out as the Cubs fought back in dramatic fashion.

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