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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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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 TaylorC263534195
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13
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2
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43103547113016.269.336.428764.159.261.2791.3427.2151390
8Dale Long1B332963470
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3
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3700315302036.236.306.432738.196.301.2411.7121.1128330
12Jim Marshall1B282943974
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1
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11
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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


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