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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
Roster Continuity 80.13% 6/16
Manager(s): Bob Scheffing
General Manager: John Holland
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 858,255 13/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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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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2
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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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1
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0030033410601.075.119.088207.013.050.13011.33--790
40Glen HobbieP23 7939
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1
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0020023000300.114.136.127263.013.038.18415.00--1084
16Randy Jackson3B33 74718
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5
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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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1
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6115300003.188.264.354618.167.271.1820.6048.01753
39Moe DrabowskyP23 4525
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1
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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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1
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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 12134.1437367110235.124511710821771134351.379.380.802.954.331.47
40Glen Hobbie23 16133.69463310330234.020410596151061389061.327.850.584.085.311.30
31Dave Hillman31 8113.5339244150191.017884751743881011.168.390.802.034.152.05
39Moe Drabowsky23 5104.1231233140141.213878652175707031.508.751.334.754.440.93
37Bill Henry31 982.69650003512134.1111424019261153111.027.461.281.757.724.42
41Art Ceccarelli29 554.7618154220102.09558541937564111.298.381.683.264.941.51
38John Buzhardt22 454.9931101170101.110764561229331011.359.531.072.582.941.14
36Don Elston30 1083.3165000491397.27740361146822031.267.071.014.227.531.78
42Elmer Singleton41 212.722110012043.0401513212250001.218.370.422.515.232.08
30Dick Drott22 126.0086110027.1251918526152001.898.331.678.675.000.58
41Seth Morehead24 014.74112001018.22513101890001.7411.840.473.794.261.13
41Taylor Phillips26 027.4172000016.222141431150021.9411.651.595.822.650.45
45Ben Johnson28 002.1242001016.217541460001.249.000.532.123.181.50
22Ed Donnelly24 113.2190003014.118751960101.9311.570.645.793.860.67
46Joe Schaffernoth21 107.885100107.211771430001.8812.381.134.503.380.75
43Bob Porterfield35 0012.004000006.114981300002.8321.001.504.500.000.00
45Morrie Martin36 0022.503000102.15552110013.0022.509.004.504.501.00
43Bob Smith31 0054.001000000.25660201007.0045.000.0018.000.000.00
Batting Totals74804.0140515530101252513911337688620152519765346241.338.650.983.364.951.47
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Bobby Adams3700100000000----.667--------------201
George Altman260000000001210------------------.99027873
Bob Anderson23370000000000.933------------------13434
Earl Averill270320213000050--.963--1.000.906--------.8331974913
Ernie Banks280000015400000----------.985--------27151912
John Buzhardt22310000000000.906------------------7223
Art Ceccarelli29180000000000.944------------------2151
Alvin Dark370040131100000----.968--.9481.000--------13826021
Ed Donnelly24900000000001.000------------------030
Moe Drabowsky23310000000000.943------------------12212
Dick Drott2280000000000.800------------------041
Don Eaddy2500001000000--------.500----------011
Don Elston30650000000000.895------------------3142
Johnny Goryl25000114000000------.9731.000----------11311
Bill Henry31650000000000.952------------------2181
Dave Hillman31390000000000.967------------------28312
Glen Hobbie23460000000000.935------------------18404
Randy Jackson33000022000010--------.941----------20283
Ben Johnson28400000000001.000------------------210
Chick King2800000000010------------------1.000200
Dale Long33008500000000----.985--------------7314912
Jim Marshall28007200000080----.997------------1.000565522
Morrie Martin36300000000001.000------------------010
Seth Morehead24110000000000--------------------000
Walt Moryn330000000001040------------------.98917592
Cal Neeman30038000000000--.994----------------15891
Irv Noren34001000000400----1.000------------1.0008440
Taylor Phillips26700000000001.000------------------140
Bob Porterfield35400000000001.000------------------020
Joe Schaffernoth21500000000001.000------------------010
Art Schult310023000000150----.985------------1.00015262
Elmer Singleton41210000000000.937------------------5101
Bob Smith31100000000001.000------------------010
Sammy Taylor260109000000000--.982----------------4973710
Tony Taylor230001490200000------.970--1.000--------35545625
Bobby Thomson350000000001160------------------.98722393
Lee Walls260000000001190------------------.96720317
Billy Williams21000000000100------------------1.0001800


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