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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Jack Curtis1961-04-221961W  6-4 @ PHI  5.254304200125000--10-01st career game
Jim Brewer1961-04-301961W  10-5 vs LAN  2.1311101000103225778%80-3Threw 78% strikes
Glen Hobbie1961-05-191961W  1-0 vs SLNWSHO970001500134000--15441-42Complete game/Shutout
Dick Ellsworth1961-05-201961W  1-0 vs SLNWSHO930004110032000--398-17Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Jack Curtis1961-06-021961W  7-6 @ CINW 8.286513100037000--61-11st career win
Don Cardwell1961-07-071961W  9-3 vs PHIWCG9533021100034000--12232-4511 Strikeouts
Don Cardwell1961-08-051961L  7-6 @ LANL 0.221100200042418675%12933-48Threw 75% strikes
Barney Schultz1961-08-091961L  6-5 @ SFNL 1.22211141009000--587-7Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Don Cardwell1961-08-201961W  1-0 vs PITWSHO1160000400039000--13335-49Complete game/Shutout
Jim Brewer1961-08-271961W  6-5 @ PITW 6.253312300027000--341-91st career win
Dick Drott1961-08-301961L  5-2 vs LAN  221100100082418675%13521-33Threw 75% strikes
Don Cardwell1961-09-021961W  7-0 vs SFNWSHO950001900233000--13636-51Complete game/Shutout
Barney Schultz1961-09-031961W  6-5 vs MLNW 2.10000160009000--659-7Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Dick Ellsworth1961-09-081961W  4-1 vs PHIWCG931101000030000--6315-243-hitter
Dick Ellsworth1961-09-301961W  2-1 vs LANWCG5.13110010001857381967%6917-253-hitter


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