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1945 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 98-56 .636
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 735-533 + 202
Roster Continuity 73.45% 8/15
Manager(s): Charlie Grimm
General Manager:
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 1,036,386 3/16
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Tigers)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Milt Stock
Bullpen Coach: Red Smith
Pitching Coach: Roy Johnson
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9856.636--
9559.6173.0
8767.56511.0
8272.53216.0
7874.51319.0
6785.44130.0
6193.39637.0
46108.29952.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
10Stan Hack3B35   150597110193297243129930154.323.420.405825.082.268.3380.30298.5242702
43Bill NicholsonOF30   15155982136284138849273639.243.356.377733.134.306.2600.7943.0211660
23Don Johnson2B33   138557941682322589323432210.302.343.361704.059.133.3191.06278.5201614
48Andy PafkoOF24   14453464159241212110545368214.298.361.455816.157.251.3020.8044.5243608
11Peanuts LowreyOF27   143523721482277891148270218.283.343.392735.109.222.2880.5674.7205592
44Phil Cavarretta1B28   13249894177341069758134436.355.449.500949.145.317.3730.4283.0249586
21Lennie MerulloSS28   1213944094180237731302615.239.297.299596.061.157.2540.97197.0118433
20Mickey LivingstonC30   712241957422232196467.254.324.317641.063.156.2550.32112.071253
27Roy HughesSS-2B34   692223458810861618084.261.311.306617.045.144.2841.13--68246
37Paul GillespieC24   751631247603252189201.288.366.380746.092.215.2910.5054.362183
7Heinz Becker1B29   6713325388222701716203.286.375.421796.135.263.3130.9466.556152
33Hank WyseP27   3810161720070016082.168.168.188356.020.020.200----19109
12Dewey WilliamsC29   591001628222501313025.280.363.400763.120.250.3061.0050.040115
8Len RiceC26   329910233007258034.232.269.263532.030.101.2531.60--26107
45Ed SauerOF26   4993824412112823031.258.317.387704.129.237.3242.8846.536104
13Claude PasseauP36   3491101720290222030.187.204.275479.088.110.22411.0045.52596
36Paul DerringerP38   357531530080012092.200.200.240440.040.040.238----1884
49Frank SecoryOF32   3557491006027032.158.186.175361.018.053.1803.50--1062
39Ray PrimP38   34514130001059050.255.321.255576.000.098.3101.80--1361
22Bill SchusterSS32   4547892102274023.191.296.277573.085.277.2090.57--1356
26Hank BorowyP29   15415710000411071.171.244.195439.024.122.2332.75--852
30Paul EricksonP29   2832252000038040.156.229.219448.063.156.2082.67--739
35Hy VandenbergP39   3032440102014011.125.152.188340.063.094.1434.00--634
51Reggie Otero1B29   1423190005022010.391.440.391831.000.087.4291.00--926
31Bob ChipmanP26   2517131002024030.176.263.235498.059.176.2312.00--422
50Johnny Ostrowski3B27   710432001000000.300.300.500800.200.200.300----510
53Cy Block3B-2B26   27110001000000.143.143.143286.000.000.143----17
5Johnny Moore43   76010002011000.167.286.167453.000.167.2001.00--17
32Jorge ComellasP28   73000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
38Mack StewartP30   163010000001000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
32,38Ray StarrP39   92110000000011.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----13
36Lon WarnekeP36   92100000010000.000.333.000333.000.500.0000.00--03
6Ed HanyzewskiP24   21000000011000.000.500.000500.0001.000-1.00--02
27Walter SignerP34   61000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals17995298735146522952576746955546232015093.277.345.372717.095.213.2950.8392.919696003
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
33Hank Wyse27   22102.69383423230278.127295831755773001.188.810.551.782.491.40
13Claude Passeau36   1792.46342719551227.02057062459982101.168.130.162.343.891.66
36Paul Derringer38   16113.45353015154213.22239982851862001.289.380.342.143.621.69
39Ray Prim38   1382.4034199292165.11425844923883001.007.750.491.254.803.83
26Hank Borowy29   1122.14151411111122.11053329247471001.257.750.153.473.471.00
30Paul Erickson29   743.332893093108.1944140548532001.317.830.424.004.421.10
35Hy Vandenberg39   733.513073112295.1914437433351001.318.620.383.133.321.06
31Bob Chipman26   453.502510313072.0633728434291001.357.880.504.253.630.85
38Mack Stewart30   014.821610010028.137161501491001.8211.890.004.502.890.64
36Lon Warneke36   013.8691005014.016960162001.2110.290.000.643.866.00
32,38Ray Starr39   107.6291003013.11711111750001.8511.770.694.853.460.71
32Jorge Comellas28   024.5071000012.011761660001.428.250.754.504.501.00
27Walter Signer34   003.386000318.011631500002.0012.381.135.630.000.00
6Ed Hanyzewski24   005.402100004.27431101101.6012.601.801.800.000.00
34George Hennessey37   006.752000103.27330120002.0015.750.002.254.502.00
Batting Totals98562.9829015586136914136613015334525738554119201.238.570.382.543.561.41
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mickey LivingstonC682632732.9900.00
Dewey WilliamsC541142031.9780.00
Paul GillespieC451612021.9890.00
Len RiceC29115831.9760.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Phil Cavarretta1B120114977983.9930.00
Heinz Becker1B28222120211.0000.00
Reggie Otero1B854424.9670.00
Stan Hack1B538212.9760.00
Roy Hughes1B240001.0000.00
Mickey Livingston1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don Johnson2B1383094401974.9750.00
Roy Hughes2B21474816.9900.00
Bill Schuster2B303001.0000.00
Cy Block2B125001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Stan Hack3B1461953121327.9750.00
Roy Hughes3B989011.0000.00
Johnny Ostrowski3B41210.7500.00
Cy Block3B112001.0000.00
Bill Schuster3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lennie MerulloSS1182093363049.9480.00
Roy HughesSS36611001221.9310.00
Bill SchusterSS22383748.9490.00
Peanuts LowreySS21210.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill NicholsonOF1513001234.9900.00
Andy PafkoOF1403711120.9950.00
Peanuts LowreyOF1382801741.9870.00
Ed SauerOF26441011.0000.00
Frank SecoryOF12200001.0000.00
Phil CavarrettaOF11231001.0000.00
Loyd ChristopherOF10000.0000.00
Paul GillespieOF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank WyseP38278106725.9752.49
Paul DerringerP3521393210.9761.73
Claude PasseauP342271752031.0002.74
Ray PrimP3416572512.9701.74
Hy VandenbergP309571821.9262.37
Paul EricksonP28108219001.0001.75
Bob ChipmanP257241611.9522.50
Mack StewartP162816011.0002.24
Hank BorowyP15122520001.0001.84
Ray StarrP91303001.0002.06
Lon WarnekeP91433001.0003.86
Jorge ComellasP71209011.0006.75
Walter SignerP6801001.0001.13
Ed HanyzewskiP240210.6674.29
George HennesseyP2311001.0005.63


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