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1942 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 68-86 .442
Rank: 6th in National League
Run Differential: 591-667 -76
Roster Continuity 77.63% 5/16
Manager(s): Jimmie Wilson
General Manager:
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 590,972 5/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Kiki Cuyler
Pitching Coach: Dick Spalding
National League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1942 Chicago Cubs season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    31Joe BerryP5-10145L-R371942Not draftedMLB--
    17Hi BithornP6-1200R-R261942Not draftedMLB--
    32Cy Block3B6-0180R-R231942Not draftedMLB--
    21Bob BowmanP5-10160R-R311939Not draftedMLB--
    44Phil Cavarretta1B-OF5-11175L-L251934Not draftedMLB--
    16Babe Dahlgren1B6-0190R-R301935Not draftedMLB--
    7Dom DallessandroOF5-6168L-L281937Not draftedMLB--
    14Vallie EavesP6-2180R-R301935Not draftedMLB--
    32Paul EricksonP6-2200R-R261941Not draftedMLB--
    21Dick ErricksonP6-1175L-R301938Not draftedMLB--
    2,43Marv FeldermanC6-1187R-R261942Not draftedMLB--
    30,46Bill FlemingP6-0190R-R281940Not draftedMLB--
    30Jesse FloresP5-10175R-R271942Not draftedMLB--
    16Jimmie Foxx1B6-0195R-R341925Not draftedMLB--
    4Charlie GilbertOF5-9165L-L221940Not draftedMLB--
    2Paul GillespieC6-3195L-R211942Not draftedMLB--
    6Stan Hack3B6-0170L-R321932Not draftedMLB--
    45Ed HanyzewskiP6-1200R-R211942Not draftedMLB--
    9Chico HernandezC6-0195R-R261942Not draftedMLB--
    22Emil KushP5-11185R-R251941Not draftedMLB--
    11Bill LeeP6-3195R-R321934Not draftedMLB--
    43Peanuts LowreyOF5-8170R-R241942Not draftedMLB--
    5Clyde McCulloughC5-11180R-R251940Not draftedMLB--
    35Lennie MerulloSS5-11168R-R251941Not draftedMLB--
    25Jake MootyP5-10170R-R291936Not draftedMLB--
    8Bill NicholsonOF6-0205L-R271936Not draftedMLB--
    14,19Lou NovikoffOF5-10185R-R261941Not draftedMLB--
    23Vern OlsenP6-0175R-L241939Not draftedMLB--
    13Claude PasseauP6-3198R-R331935Not draftedMLB--
    48Whitey PlattOF6-2195R-R211942Not draftedMLB--
    40Tot PressnellP5-10175R-R351938Not draftedMLB--
    46Marv RickertOF6-2195L-R211942Not draftedMLB--
    12Rip Russell1B-3B6-1180R-R271939Not draftedMLB--
    33Bob ScheffingC6-2189R-R281941Not draftedMLB--
    31Johnny SchmitzP6-0170R-L211941Not draftedMLB--
    15Lou Stringer2B5-11173R-R251941Not draftedMLB--
    28Bobby SturgeonSS-2B6-0175R-R221940Not draftedMLB--
    19Lon WarnekeP6-2185R-R331930Not draftedMLB--
    45Hank WyseP5-11185R-R241942Not draftedMLB--

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