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1961 CHICAGO CUBS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  64-90   .416
Result:   7th in National League
Manager(s):  El Tappe, Vedie Himsl, Harry Craft, Lou Klein
General Manager:   John Holland
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  673,057
Playoffs:  -

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Barney Schultz (34)
Youngest Player:  Danny Murphy (18)
Longest Tenure:  Ernie Banks (9)
Top Hitter:  George Altman (9)
Top Pitcher:  Don Cardwell (7)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  75.96%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Cincinnati9361.604--
LA Dodgers8965.5784.0
SF Giants8569.5528.0
Milwaukee8371.53910.0
St. Louis8074.51913.0
Pittsburgh7579.48718.0
Chi Cubs6490.41629.0
Philadelphia47107.30546.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Ed Bouchee1961-04-131961L  5-2 @ CIN201000000100100500480452354500th career game
Don Zimmer1961-04-151961W  9-5 vs CHN34201000010100056539847191344 runs scored
Jack Curtis1961-04-221961W  6-4 @ PHI211000000010100110001st career game, 1st career hit
Billy Williams1961-05-021961W  9-4 vs CHN424001500000000443431805 RBis, 4 hits
Ernie Banks1961-05-031961L  8-4 vs CHN4230022000000009781103253702292 home runs
Ernie Banks1961-05-091961L  8-5 @ MLN3220024001000009821109255707292 home runs
Mel Roach1961-05-101961L  3-2 @ MLN3000000101000001309173411st career stolen base
Billy Williams1961-05-171961L  4-3 @ SFN422001110100000564041911st career stolen base
Ron Santo1961-05-211961L  6-3 vs CHN411000010100001127121125811st career stolen base
Billy Williams1961-05-261961L  3-2 vs CHN614100000010000634962124 hits
Ernie Banks1961-05-301961W  10-0 @ PIT41100000000000010001127256715301000th career game
Ernie Banks1961-06-021961W  7-6 @ CIN20000030000003010031131256720303 sacrifice flies
Dick Bertell1961-06-031961W  10-7 @ CIN524000200000000393001104 hits
Ron Santo1961-06-041961W  8-2 @ CIN524101300010000141144147124 hits
Jack Curtis1961-06-231961W  5-3 @ MLN4110001000100001020101st career RBI
Billy Williams1961-06-251961W  5-3 @ MLN404000200000000857083234 hits
Sammy Taylor1961-06-271961L  10-8 vs CHN4340023001000003032122510232 home runs, 4 hits
George Altman1961-06-281961W  16-5 vs CHN5242012000000002962503513074 hits
Ron Santo1961-06-281961W  16-5 vs CHN644002700000000163166168722 home runs, 4 runs scored, 7 RBis, 4 hits
Ron Santo1961-06-291961W  15-8 vs CHN543000000110000165169168724 runs scored
Dick Ellsworth1961-07-011961W  13-1 vs CHN4000000001400004520104 strikeouts
Sammy Taylor1961-07-011961W  13-1 vs CHN5242001000000003072212510434 hits
Glen Hobbie1961-07-021961W  10-9 vs CHN2220023000001001593431302 home runs
Sammy Taylor1961-07-021961W  10-9 vs CHN5230023000100003082242710732 home runs
Dick Bertell1961-07-061961W  5-1 vs CHN311001100110000564211701st career home run
Billy Williams1961-07-141961W  8-7 @ CIN52200220002000010290145432 home runs
Al Heist1961-07-171961L  10-6 @ SLN4233000001000001097763343 Doubles
Don Zimmer1961-07-231961W  11-5 @ PHI44300240010000064047555220372 home runs, 4 runs scored
Ernie Banks1961-07-281961L  4-3 vs CHN42200220000000010411170264739302 home runs
Jack Curtis1961-08-021961L  7-7 vs CHN2110011000100001861201st career home run
Billy Williams1961-08-021961L  7-7 vs CHN523002200100000121110207342 home runs
George Altman1961-08-041961W  4-2 @ LAN42300230000000033229146158112 home runs
Bob Anderson1961-08-091961L  6-5 @ SFN311001200020000133241701st career home run
Ernie Banks1961-08-171961W  11-4 vs CHN52310240000000110591190271757302 home runs
Dick Bertell1961-08-261961W  7-3 @ PIT414101100000000826523004 hits
Ron Santo1961-08-271961L  7-3 @ PIT4220023000000002172232711322 home runs
Billy Williams1961-08-281961W  5-4 @ PIT422020100010000145135238251 Triples
Cuno Barragan1961-09-011961L  4-3 vs CHN311001100000000111101st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
George Altman1961-09-031961W  6-5 vs CHN41202030001000035831948174113 Triples
Moe Morhardt1961-09-071961L  7-5 vs CHN210000000100000100001st career game
Moe Morhardt1961-09-081961W  4-1 vs CHN312000100000000220101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Lou Brock1961-09-101961L  14-6 vs CHN511000000000000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Ken Hubbs1961-09-101961L  14-6 vs CHN322100100000000120101st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
Billy Williams1961-09-101961L  14-6 vs CHN402020200000000159149259152 Triples
Don Cardwell1961-09-271961W  5-2 vs CHN4000000000400001404392014 strikeouts
Ken Hubbs1961-09-271961W  5-2 vs CHN512011100000000841201st career home run
Danny Murphy1961-09-271961W  5-2 vs CHN43300220001000033123802 home runs


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