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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
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Tony Taylor2B23 62496175
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8
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8
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38239458660678.280.331.393724.112.207.3111.9178.0245688
14Ernie BanksSS28 58997179
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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 Dark3B37 47760126
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22
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9
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6
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4511555039734.264.342.386728.122.237.2830.9179.5184545
21George AltmanOF26 42054103
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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 MorynOF33 3814189
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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 ThomsonOF35 3745597
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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 WallsOF26 3544391
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18
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3
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8
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3302427351536.257.342.393735.136.249.3011.7444.3139409
15Sammy TaylorC26 3534195
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13
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2
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13
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43103547113016.269.336.428764.159.261.2791.3427.2151390
8Dale Long1B33 2963470
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10
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3
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14
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3700315302036.236.306.432738.196.301.2411.7121.1128330
12Jim Marshall1B28 2943974
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10
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1
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11
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4001333901135.252.324.405729.153.262.2551.1826.7119331
6Earl AverillC27 1862244
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10
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010
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3401153921022.237.298.452750.215.290.2452.6018.684205
20Irv NorenOF34 1562750
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6
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2
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4
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1920132431001.321.384.462846.141.237.3591.8539.072172
43Art Schult1B-OF31 1181732
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02
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140071420216.271.320.381701.110.169.2912.0059.045130
11Cal NeemanC30 105717
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03
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900112302101.162.241.267508.105.210.1772.0935.028117
32Bob AndersonP23 8066
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0030033410601.075.119.088207.013.050.13011.33--790
40Glen HobbieP23 7939
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0020023000300.114.136.127263.013.038.18415.00--1084
16Randy Jackson3B33 74718
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1
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1000111001605.243.341.378719.135.284.2700.9174.02891
31Dave HillmanP31 6009
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00030063210400.150.239.150389.000.100.3215.33--971
4Johnny Goryl2B25 4819
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1
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6115300003.188.264.354618.167.271.1820.6048.01753
39Moe DrabowskyP23 4525
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0020022000001.111.149.133282.022.067.20010.00--647
41Art CeccarelliP29 3323
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00000031600201.091.167.091258.000.091.1765.33--338
4Billy WilliamsOF21 3305
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02001700002.152.176.212388.061.091.1927.00--734
37Bill HenryP31 3146
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00020001200100.194.194.194388.000.000.316----632
38John BuzhardtP22 2942
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0000011500200.069.100.103203.034.069.14315.00--332
36Don ElstonP30 1924
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0001000200300.211.211.211422.000.000.235----422
30Dick DrottP22 801
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0000000200000.125.125.125250.000.000.167----18
42Elmer SingletonP41 6000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
22,42Lou Jackson23 421
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0001000200000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
45Ben JohnsonP28 4000001000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
41Taylor PhillipsP26 4000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
20Chick KingOF28 3300000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
46Joe SchaffernothP21 3000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
16Bobby Adams1B37 2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
41Seth MoreheadP24 201
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000000000000.500.5001.0001500.500.500.500----22
18Don Eaddy3B25 1300000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
43Bob PorterfieldP35 1100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals19985296673132120944163635321949891143636240106.249.312.398710.148.245.2721.8332.521075896
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
32Bob Anderson23 12134.143736711023524511710821771134351.379.380.802.954.331.47
40Glen Hobbie23 16133.6946331033023420410596151061389061.327.850.584.085.311.30
31Dave Hillman31 8113.533924415019117884751743881011.168.390.802.034.152.05
39Moe Drabowsky23 5104.123123314014113878652175707031.508.751.334.754.440.93
37Bill Henry31 982.69650003512134111424019261153111.027.461.281.757.724.42
41Art Ceccarelli29 554.76181542201029558541937564111.298.381.683.264.941.51
38John Buzhardt22 454.993110117010110764561229331011.359.531.072.582.941.14
36Don Elston30 1083.31650004913977740361146822031.267.071.014.227.531.78
42Elmer Singleton41 212.722110012043401513212250001.218.370.422.515.232.08
30Dick Drott22 126.0086110027251918526152001.898.331.678.675.000.58
41Seth Morehead24 014.741120010182513101890001.7411.840.473.794.261.13
41Taylor Phillips26 027.417200001622141431150021.9411.651.595.822.650.45
45Ben Johnson28 002.124200101617541460001.249.000.532.123.181.50
22Ed Donnelly24 113.219000301418751960101.9311.570.645.793.860.67
46Joe Schaffernoth21 107.88510010711771430001.8812.381.134.503.380.75
43Bob Porterfield35 0012.00400000614981300002.8321.001.504.500.000.00
45Morrie Martin36 0022.5030001025552110013.0022.509.004.504.501.00
43Bob Smith31 0054.0010000005660201007.0045.000.0018.000.000.00
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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