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1961 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 64-90 .416
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 689-800 -111
Manager(s): El Tappe, Vedie Himsl, Harry Craft, Lou Klein
General Manager: John Holland
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 673,057 15/18
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Rube Walker
Assistant Coach: Dick Cole
Assistant Coach: Rip Collins
Assistant Coach: Charlie Grimm
Pitching Coach: Gordie Holt
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9361.604--
8965.5784.0
8569.5528.0
8371.53910.0
8074.51913.0
7579.48718.0
6490.41629.0
47107.30546.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
10Ron Santo3B2157884164
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6
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23
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83237377071325.284.362.479841.196.320.2931.0525.1277655
26Billy WilliamsOF2352975147
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20
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7
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25
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866045705111411.278.338.484822.206.302.2791.5621.2256584
21George AltmanOF2851877157
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28
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12
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27
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9662409243474.303.353.560913.257.342.3202.3019.2290573
14Ernie BanksSS3051175142
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4
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29
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801254752210611.278.346.507853.229.333.2741.3917.6259573
17Don Zimmer2B3047757120
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25
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4
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13
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40512570217116.252.291.403694.151.212.2712.8036.7192512
22Al HeistOF333214882
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14
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3
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7
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3733395110417.255.337.383720.128.249.2841.3145.9123366
11Ed Bouchee1B283194979
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12
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3
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12
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3814587757412.248.371.417788.169.342.2901.3326.6133387
16Jerry Kindall2B-SS263103775
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4422188920305.242.288.419707.177.235.3114.9434.4130333
1Richie AshburnOF343074979
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01976552732124.257.373.306679.049.231.2800.49--94368
6Dick BertellC252672073
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3300153303147.273.308.330638.056.112.3012.20133.588287
7Sammy TaylorC282352656
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8
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2
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8
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2300233947116.238.316.391707.153.251.2541.7029.492264
18Andre Rodgers1B-SS262142757
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06
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2311255411126.266.343.430773.164.280.3272.1635.792243
28Bob WillOF29113929
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00801151900111.257.341.336677.080.204.3051.27--38130
43Don CardwellP2595610
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60065510400.105.167.232399.126.189.1899.1731.722106
40Glen HobbieP2566511
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60053000301.167.225.303528.136.212.2656.0033.02074
42Jack CurtisP2460810
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400102300200.167.286.300586.133.300.2292.3030.01872
37Dick EllsworthP215612
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0000032910500.036.100.054154.018.071.0749.67--365
25Frank ThomasOF-1B3250713
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6002800003.260.288.420708.160.200.2754.0025.02152
32Bob AndersonP254256
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50012200200.143.163.286449.143.167.22222.0021.01245
12Mel Roach2B-1B283915
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001103900003.128.190.179369.051.154.1673.00--742
8Moe ThackerC273536
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000200111111001.171.383.171554.000.314.2501.00--647
9Cuno BarraganC292836
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001
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2002700101.214.267.321588.107.179.2503.5028.0931
33Ken Hubbs2B192845
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2000800000.179.179.393572.214.214.211--28.01128
48Jim BrewerP232214
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00000021000100.182.250.182432.000.091.3335.00--425
30Dick DrottP242216
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01001700001.273.304.364668.091.136.4007.00--823
25Moe Morhardt1B241835
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0001003500000.278.381.278659.000.167.3851.67--521
27Danny MurphyOF181335
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3001500000.385.429.8461275.462.538.5005.006.51114
24Lou BrockOF221111
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0000001300000.091.167.091258.000.091.1253.00--112
36Don ElstonP321112
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0000000400300.182.182.182364.000.000.286----214
20Jim McAnanyOF241013
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000001300000.300.364.400764.100.200.4293.00--411
41Barney SchultzP341001
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0000000500200.100.100.100200.000.000.200----112
23Nelson MathewsOF19901
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0000000200000.111.111.111222.000.000.143----19
8George Freese34702
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0001001400000.286.375.286661.000.143.6674.00--28
19Sammy DrakeOF265100000001100000.000.167.000167.000.200.0001.00--06
46Joe SchaffernothP235100000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
45Mel WrightP332000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
34Dick BurwellP211000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals200953446891364238511766503525539102732645233115.255.322.418740.162.265.2851.9130.422325968
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
43Don Cardwell2515143.82393813310259243121110228815662101.288.440.763.065.421.77
40Glen Hobbie257134.25362972421982071139426541034061.319.361.182.444.661.91
37Dick Ellsworth2110113.853731712018621390802348919031.4010.251.112.314.381.90
42Jack Curtis2410134.9031276020180220117982351571011.5111.001.152.552.851.12
32Bob Anderson257104.2657121021815216285721456964021.439.590.833.325.681.71
30Dick Drott24144.2235800120987554461351487111.296.891.194.684.410.94
36Don Elston32675.61580003289310864581145593061.6510.451.064.355.711.31
48Jim Brewer23175.793611001108611665561721574011.5712.001.762.175.902.71
41Barney Schultz34762.694100025766573220625596041.227.660.813.367.932.36
46Joe Schaffernoth23046.39210007038432927718234011.6110.181.664.265.451.28
45Mel Wright330110.711100050214226253461002.1918.001.291.712.571.50
34Dick Burwell21009.0020000046440401002.5013.500.009.000.000.00
Pitching Totals64904.484041563461222513851492800690165465755503351.419.701.073.024.911.62


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