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1949 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 61-93 .396
Rank: 8th in National League
Run Differential: 593-770 -177
Roster Continuity 67.12% 13/16
Manager(s): Frankie Frisch, Charlie Grimm
General Manager:
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 1,143,139 9/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Merv Shea
Pitching Coach: Roy Johnson
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 1949 Chicago Cubs season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    11Cliff AbersonOF6-0200R-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    37Dewey AdkinsP6-2195R-R311942Not draftedMLB--
    47Frank BaumholtzOF5-10175L-L301947Not draftedMLB--
    4,8Smoky BurgessC5-8187L-R221949Not draftedMLB--
    44Phil Cavarretta1B-OF5-11175L-L321934Not draftedMLB--
    31Bob ChipmanP6-2190L-L301941Not draftedMLB--
    34Mort CooperP6-2210R-R361938Not draftedMLB--
    17Jess DobernicP5-10170R-R311939Not draftedMLB--
    26Monk DubielP6-0190R-R311944Not draftedMLB--
    16Hank EdwardsOF6-0190L-L301941Not draftedMLB--
    6Frankie Gustine2B-3B6-0180R-R291939UDFAMLB--
    17,18Warren HackerP6-1185R-R241948Not draftedMLB--
    35Ralph HamnerP6-3165R-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    4,19Hal JeffcoatOF-P5-10185R-R241948Not draftedMLB--
    36Jim KirbyH5-11175R-R261949Not draftedMLB--
    29Emil KushP5-11185R-R321941Not draftedMLB--
    23Doyle LadeP5-10183R-R281946Not draftedMLB--
    20Dutch LeonardP6-0175R-R401933Not draftedMLB--
    47Peanuts LowreyOF5-8170R-R311942Not draftedMLB--
    22Clarence MaddernOF6-1185R-R271946Not draftedMLB--
    33Gene Mauch2B-SS5-10165R-R231944Not draftedMLB--
    12Cal McLishP6-1200B-R231944Not draftedMLB--
    11Bob MuncriefP6-2190R-R331937Not draftedMLB--
    9Rube NovotneyC6-0187R-R241949Not draftedMLB--
    9,10Mickey OwenC5-10190R-R331937Not draftedMLB--
    48Andy PafkoOF6-0190R-R281943Not draftedMLB--
    5Bob Ramazzotti2B-3B5-8175R-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    22Herman Reich1B6-2200R-L311949Not draftedMLB--
    17,30Bob RushP6-4205R-R231948Not draftedMLB--
    43Hank SauerOF6-4199R-R321941Not draftedMLB--
    10Bob ScheffingC6-2189R-R351941Not draftedMLB--
    5Hank Schenz2B-3B175R-R301946Not draftedMLB--
    53Johnny SchmitzP6-0170R-L281941Not draftedMLB--
    6Bill Serena3B-2B5-9175R-R241949Not draftedMLB--
    20Lefty SloatP6-0168R-L301948Not draftedMLB--
    39Roy SmalleySS6-3190R-R231948Not draftedMLB--
    6Wayne Terwilliger2B5-11170R-R241949Not draftedMLB--
    7Emil Verban2B5-11165R-R331944Not draftedMLB--
    43Harry WalkerOF6-2190L-R321940Not draftedMLB--
    8Rube WalkerC6-1185L-R231948Not draftedMLB--

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