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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
16Bobby Adams1B372000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
21George AltmanOF2642054103
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4
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12
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4710348074618.245.301.383684.138.221.2772.3535.0161461
32Bob AndersonP238066
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1
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0030033410601.075.108.087195.012.050.13011.33--789
6Earl AverillC271862244
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10
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010
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3401153921022.237.291.452743.215.290.2452.6018.684203
14Ernie BanksSS2858997179
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6
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45
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1432464727202918.304.367.596963.292.397.2791.1213.1351664
38John BuzhardtP222942
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1
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0000011500200.069.100.103203.034.069.14315.00--332
41Art CeccarelliP293323
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00000031600201.091.167.091258.000.091.1765.33--338
17Alvin Dark3B3747760126
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9
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4511555039734.264.338.386724.122.237.2830.9179.5184542
39Moe DrabowskyP234525
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1
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0020022000001.111.149.133282.022.067.20010.00--647
30Dick DrottP22801
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0000000200000.125.125.125250.000.000.167----18
18Don Eaddy3B251300000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
36Don ElstonP301924
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0001000200300.211.211.211422.000.000.235----422
4Johnny Goryl2B254819
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1
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6115300003.187.264.354618.167.271.1820.6048.01753
37Bill HenryP313146
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00020001200100.194.194.194388.000.000.316----632
31Dave HillmanP316009
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00030063210400.150.227.150377.000.100.3215.33--970
40Glen HobbieP237939
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0020023000300.114.136.127263.013.038.18415.00--1084
22,42Lou Jackson23421
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0001000200000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
16Randy Jackson3B3374718
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1
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1000111001605.243.341.378719.135.284.2700.9174.02891
45Ben JohnsonP284000001000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
20Chick KingOF283300000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
8Dale Long1B332963470
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3
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14
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3700315302036.236.306.432738.196.301.2411.7121.1128330
12Jim Marshall1B282943974
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11
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4001333901135.252.324.405729.153.262.2551.1826.7119331
41Seth MoreheadP24201
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000000000000.500.5001.0001500.500.500.500----22
7Walt MorynOF333814189
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14
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1
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48004466322213.234.311.386697.152.268.2481.5027.2147429
11Cal NeemanC30105717
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03
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900112302101.162.241.267508.105.210.1772.0935.028117
20Irv NorenOF341562750
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2
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1920132431001.321.373.462835.141.237.3591.8539.072169
41Taylor PhillipsP264000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
43Bob PorterfieldP351100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
46Joe SchaffernothP213000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
43Art Schult1B-OF311181732
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140071420216.271.310.381691.110.169.2912.0059.045128
42Elmer SingletonP416000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
15Sammy TaylorC263534195
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43103547113016.269.334.428762.159.261.2791.3427.2151389
5Tony Taylor2B2362496175
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38239458660678.280.325.393718.112.207.3111.9178.0245682
9Bobby ThomsonOF353745597
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5210355026259.259.319.398717.139.235.2701.4334.0149416
2Lee WallsOF263544391
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3302427351536.257.333.393726.136.249.3011.7444.3139404
4Billy WilliamsOF213305
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02001700002.152.176.212388.061.091.1927.00--734
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
32Bob Anderson12134.143736711023524511710821771134351.379.380.802.954.331.47-1.672
42Elmer Singleton212.722110012043401513212250001.218.370.422.515.232.08-1.407
46Joe Schaffernoth107.87510010711771430001.8712.371.124.503.370.75-2.500
43Bob Porterfield0012.00400000614981300002.8321.001.504.500.000.00-13.000
41Taylor Phillips027.417200001622141431150021.9411.651.595.822.650.45-2.375
41Seth Morehead014.741120010182513101890001.7411.840.473.794.261.12-2.400
45Morrie Martin0022.5030001025552110013.0022.509.004.504.501.00-1.000
45Ben Johnson002.124200101617541460001.249.000.532.123.181.50-2.286
40Glen Hobbie16133.6946331033023420410596151061389061.327.850.584.085.311.30-1.235
31Dave Hillman8113.533924415019117884751743881011.168.390.802.034.152.05-1.533
37Bill Henry982.69650003512134111424019261153111.027.461.281.757.724.42-.687
36Don Elston1083.31650004913977740361146822031.267.071.014.227.531.78-.710
30Dick Drott126.0086110027251918526152001.898.331.678.675.000.58-1.000
39Moe Drabowsky5104.123123314014113878652175707031.508.751.334.754.440.93-1.286
22Ed Donnelly113.219000301418751960101.9311.570.645.793.860.67-2.429
41Art Ceccarelli554.76181542201029558541937564111.298.381.683.264.941.51-1.013
38John Buzhardt454.993110117010110764561229331011.359.531.072.582.941.14-2.111
43Bob Smith0054.0010000005660201007.0045.000.0018.000.000.00--


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