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1959 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-80 .481
Rank: 6th in National League
Run Differential: 673-688 -15
Manager(s): Bob Scheffing
General Manager: John Holland
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 858,255 13/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: George Myatt
Hitting Coach: Rogers Hornsby
Pitching Coach: Freddie Fitzsimmons
Third Base Coach: El Tappe
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8868.564--
8670.5512.0
8371.5394.0
7876.5069.0
7480.48113.0
7480.48113.0
7183.46116.0
6490.41623.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Tony Taylor2B2362496175
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8
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38239458660678.280.331.393724.112.207.3111.9178.0245688
14Ernie BanksSS2858997179
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25
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6
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45
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1432464727202918.304.374.596970.292.397.2791.1313.1351671
17Alvin Dark3B3747760126
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9
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6
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4511555039734.264.342.386728.122.237.2830.9179.5184545
21George AltmanOF2642054103
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14
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4
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12
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4710348074618.245.312.383695.138.221.2772.3535.0161468
7Walt MorynOF333814189
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14
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1
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14
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48004466322213.234.316.386702.152.268.2481.5027.2147432
9Bobby ThomsonOF353745597
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15
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2
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11
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5210355026259.259.322.398720.139.235.2701.4334.0149418
2Lee WallsOF263544391
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3
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8
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3302427351536.257.342.393735.136.249.3011.7444.3139409
15Sammy TaylorC263534195
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43103547113016.269.336.428764.159.261.2791.3427.2151390
8Dale Long1B332963470
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3700315302036.236.306.432738.196.301.2411.7121.1128330
12Jim Marshall1B282943974
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4001333901135.252.324.405729.153.262.2551.1826.7119331
6Earl AverillC271862244
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10
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3401153921022.237.298.452750.215.290.2452.6018.684205
20Irv NorenOF341562750
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1920132431001.321.384.462846.141.237.3591.8539.072172
43Art Schult1B-OF311181732
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140071420216.271.320.381701.110.169.2912.0059.045130
11Cal NeemanC30105717
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900112302101.162.241.267508.105.210.1772.0935.028117
32Bob AndersonP238066
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0030033410601.075.119.088207.013.050.13011.33--790
40Glen HobbieP237939
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0020023000300.114.136.127263.013.038.18415.00--1084
16Randy Jackson3B3374718
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1000111001605.243.341.378719.135.284.2700.9174.02891
31Dave HillmanP316009
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00030063210400.150.239.150389.000.100.3215.33--971
4Johnny Goryl2B254819
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6115300003.188.264.354618.167.271.1820.6048.01753
39Moe DrabowskyP234525
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0020022000001.111.149.133282.022.067.20010.00--647
41Art CeccarelliP293323
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00000031600201.091.167.091258.000.091.1765.33--338
4Billy WilliamsOF213305
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02001700002.152.176.212388.061.091.1927.00--734
37Bill HenryP313146
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00020001200100.194.194.194388.000.000.316----632
38John BuzhardtP222942
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0000011500200.069.100.103203.034.069.14315.00--332
36Don ElstonP301924
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0001000200300.211.211.211422.000.000.235----422
30Dick DrottP22801
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0000000200000.125.125.125250.000.000.167----18
42Elmer SingletonP416000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
22,42Lou Jackson23421
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0001000200000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
45Ben JohnsonP284000001000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
41Taylor PhillipsP264000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
20Chick KingOF283300000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
46Joe SchaffernothP213000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
16Bobby Adams1B372000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
41Seth MoreheadP24201
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000000000000.500.5001.0001500.500.500.500----22
18Don Eaddy3B251300000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
43Bob PorterfieldP351100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals19985296673132120944163635321949891143636240106.249.312.398710.148.245.2721.8332.521075896
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
32Bob Anderson2312134.143736711023524511710821771134351.379.380.802.954.331.47
40Glen Hobbie2316133.6946331033023420410596151061389061.327.850.584.085.311.30
31Dave Hillman318113.533924415019117884751743881011.168.390.802.034.152.05
39Moe Drabowsky235104.123123314014113878652175707031.508.751.334.754.440.93
37Bill Henry31982.69650003512134111424019261153111.027.461.281.757.724.42
41Art Ceccarelli29554.76181542201029558541937564111.298.381.683.264.941.51
38John Buzhardt22454.993110117010110764561229331011.359.531.072.582.941.14
36Don Elston301083.31650004913977740361146822031.267.071.014.227.531.78
42Elmer Singleton41212.722110012043401513212250001.218.370.422.515.232.08
30Dick Drott22126.0086110027251918526152001.898.331.678.675.000.58
41Seth Morehead24014.741120010182513101890001.7411.840.473.794.261.13
41Taylor Phillips26027.417200001622141431150021.9411.651.595.822.650.45
45Ben Johnson28002.124200101617541460001.249.000.532.123.181.50
22Ed Donnelly24113.219000301418751960101.9311.570.645.793.860.67
46Joe Schaffernoth21107.88510010711771430001.8812.381.134.503.380.75
43Bob Porterfield350012.00400000614981300002.8321.001.504.500.000.00
45Morrie Martin360022.5030001025552110013.0022.509.004.504.501.00
43Bob Smith310054.0010000005660201007.0045.000.0018.000.000.00
Pitching Totals74804.0140515530101252513911337688620152519765346241.338.650.983.364.951.47
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sammy TaylorC10949737101.9820.00
Cal NeemanC38158911.9940.00
Earl AverillC321731171.9630.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dale Long1B85731491263.9850.00
Jim Marshall1B7255851252.9970.00
Art Schult1B231266215.9850.00
Alvin Dark1B426411.9680.00
Bobby Adams1B12010.6670.00
Irv Noren1B130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony Taylor2B14935245625105.9700.00
Johnny Goryl2B11112511.9730.00
Earl Averill2B236011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alvin Dark3B1311112552020.9480.00
Randy Jackson3B22202832.9410.00
Earl Averill3B13163252.9060.00
Johnny Goryl3B406011.0000.00
Don Eaddy3B10110.5000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ernie BanksSS1542715191295.9850.00
Tony TaylorSS230001.0000.00
Alvin DarkSS111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George AltmanOF121278732.9900.00
Lee WallsOF119203170.9670.00
Bobby ThomsonOF116223934.9870.00
Walt MorynOF104175921.9890.00
Irv NorenOF40814011.0000.00
Art SchultOF15260001.0000.00
Billy WilliamsOF10180001.0000.00
Jim MarshallOF871001.0000.00
Earl AverillOF55010.8330.00
Randy JacksonOF10000.0000.00
Chick KingOF120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don ElstonP659731421.8951.57
Bill HenryP6513421812.9521.34
Glen HobbieP46234184042.9352.23
Dave HillmanP39191283120.9672.78
Bob AndersonP37235134344.9332.14
John BuzhardtP3110172231.9062.58
Moe DrabowskyP31141122121.9432.10
Elmer SingletonP214351011.9373.14
Art CeccarelliP1810221511.9441.50
Seth MoreheadP11180000.0000.00
Ed DonnellyP91403001.0001.91
Dick DrottP8270410.8001.33
Taylor PhillipsP71614001.0002.78
Joe SchaffernothP5701001.0001.25
Ben JohnsonP41621001.0001.67
Bob PorterfieldP4602011.0002.95
Morrie MartinP3201001.0004.29
Bob SmithP1001001.00045.00


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