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1961 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

+ Starting Pitcher Log
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W-L Record: 64-90 .416
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 689-800 -111
Roster Continuity 75.96% 9/16
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: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Rip Collins
Assistant Coach: Dick Cole
Assistant Coach: Rube Walker
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
  • A complete listing of starting pitchers and boxscore results for the selected team and season.
  • A Quality start (QS) is defined as pitching 6 or more innings with 3 or least earned runs.
  • Game Score (Gsc) was derived by Bill James was created to provide a more precise measure of a pitcher's start. See calculation
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    11961-04-11L 1-7 @CINGlen HobbieL0-1-11146834.111772130002314 15.753.00-------460.7
    21961-04-13L 2-5 @CINDick Ellsworth-0-0-113329510221230002440 3.602.40-------541.3
    31961-04-14W 3-2 vs MLNBob Anderson-0-0Q21997273222220002663 2.000.67-------1452.8
    41961-04-15W 9-5 vs MLNGlen Hobbie-0-1-221478487540310003548 8.251.83-------1591.7
    51961-04-18L 3-5 @PITDick Ellsworth-0-0Q22343068320150002750 3.271.91-------1125.5
    61961-04-19L 1-4 @PITBob AndersonL0-1-3210073710440250003344 3.381.13-------790.8
    71961-04-20W 3-0 @PITGlen HobbieW1-1Q331488596000170003281 4.711.38-------1171.6
    81961-04-21W 3-2 @PHIDon CardwellW1-0Q11105836.13220421002756 3.001.17-------1171.6
    91961-04-22W 6-4 @PHIJack Curtis-0-0-11115.25430420012541 4.501.50-------1042.5
    101961-04-23L 0-6 @PHIBob AndersonL0-2Q431017475531330002851 3.521.13-------1527.5
    111961-04-23L 0-1 @PHIDick EllsworthL0-1Q33353183111570003174 2.371.53-------1243.0
    121961-04-26W 3-2 vs CINGlen Hobbie-1-1Q441498697221211003664 3.901.27-------16101.6
    131961-04-27W 5-2 vs CINDon CardwellW2-0Q22106847.16221380003262 2.571.14-------780.9
    141961-04-29L 4-9 vs LANDick EllsworthL0-2-4436324.28873350002518 4.501.6785483756.47613121071.4
    151961-04-30L 1-2 vs LANGlen HobbieL1-2Q551508796221150003371 3.461.15129804962.022162615131.2
    161961-04-30W 10-5 vs LANBob AndersonW1-2-541027558442440002835 4.181.36109674261.47285148100.8
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    171961-05-02W 9-4 vs SFNDon CardwellW3-0Q331078595431341013664 2.741.04-------8150.5
    181961-05-03L 4-8 vs SFNJack CurtisL0-1Q222265531240002748 4.501.33-------1243.0
    191961-05-04L 3-9 vs SFNGlen HobbieL1-3-661518856650220002333 4.091.20-------761.2
    201961-05-06L 1-6 @SLNJim BrewerL0-1-41955.18330240012541 5.001.67-------460.7
    211961-05-07L 2-4 @SLNDon CardwellL3-1-441088657440100002536 3.541.14-------10110.9
    221961-05-09L 5-8 @MLNGlen HobbieL1-4-771528968662161002637 4.681.24-------842.0
    231961-05-10L 2-3 @MLNDick Ellsworth-0-2Q55373365221140002357 4.201.53-------1033.3
    241961-05-12L 2-4 @LANDon CardwellL3-2-551098755441530102439 4.091.2780433753.7595134120.3
    251961-05-13L 3-7 @LANBob AndersonL1-3-75104760344010000419----168850.00302120.5
    261961-05-14W 10-8 @LANGlen Hobbie-1-4-881539024442000001028 5.191.2726151157.69302340.8
    271961-05-15L 1-14 @SFNDick EllsworthL0-3-6638340455220000612-----------00-
    281961-05-16L 1-2 @SFNDick DrottL0-1Q611107775220421003057 2.081.08-------6130.5
    291961-05-17L 3-4 @SFNDon Cardwell-3-2Q661108873221220002663 3.831.18-------6130.5
    301961-05-19W 1-0 vs SLNGlen HobbieW2-4Q991549197000150013477 4.431.21-------1281.5
    311961-05-20W 1-0 vs SLNDick EllsworthW1-3Q77393593000411003278 4.381.51-------22211.0
    321961-05-21L 3-6 vs SLNDon Cardwell-3-2Q771118967220340002651 3.721.24-------570.7
    331961-05-21L 0-3 vs SLNDick Drott-0-1Q721117872000453002674 1.351.00-------690.7
    341961-05-23L 1-2 vs PHIGlen HobbieL2-5Q101015592106210140013877 3.931.14-------13131.0
    351961-05-24L 3-7 vs PITDick EllsworthL1-4-88403657662131002231 5.111.52-------832.7
    361961-05-26L 2-3 vs SFNDon Cardwell-3-2Q88112907.18110240002959 3.401.26-------1052.0
    371961-05-27L 2-8 vs SFNDick DrottL0-2-83112795.26641310002733 2.421.12-------5120.4
    381961-05-28L 5-6 vs SFNGlen Hobbie-2-5-11111569386441120003055 3.991.11-------9120.8
    391961-05-30W 10-0 @PITDon CardwellW4-2Q991139197000280103579 2.901.23-------6120.5
    401961-05-30W 5-3 @PITDick EllsworthW2-4Q9941376.110320130012744 4.861.56-------842.0
    411961-05-31W 5-4 @PHIDick Drott-0-2-94113805.14331130002149 2.901.10-------761.2
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    421961-06-01W 10-3 @PHIGlen HobbieW3-5Q12121579496310281013673 3.681.09-------1271.7
    431961-06-02W 7-6 @CINJack CurtisW1-1-63638.28651310003742 6.121.52-------9160.6
    441961-06-03W 10-7 @CINDick Ellsworth-2-4-101042380.1433000000522 5.401.64-------010.0
    451961-06-04L 1-3 @CINBob AndersonL2-4Q1461117765310441002754 4.501.41-------951.8
    461961-06-04W 8-2 @CINDon CardwellW5-2Q101011492912211280004163 2.661.27-------9100.9
    471961-06-05L 8-10 @SLNDick Ellsworth-2-4-111143394.211440030002627 5.561.69-------1391.4
    481961-06-06L 3-3 @SLNJack Curtis-1-1-74745.210330020002737 5.811.55-------10110.9
    491961-06-06L 2-6 @SLNGlen HobbieL4-6-14131599567551230002739 3.801.09-------1181.4
    501961-06-07L 6-8 @SLNBob AndersonL2-5-157112781.16440110001019 5.061.50-------623.0
    511961-06-09W 11-10 vs MLNDon Cardwell-5-2-11111159367552030012441 3.041.26-------670.9
    521961-06-10L 5-9 vs MLNGlen HobbieL4-7-15141609645543320012033 4.011.13-------541.3
    531961-06-11W 5-3 vs MLNJack CurtisW2-1Q85857.18321130003153 5.211.50-------3160.2
    541961-06-11L 4-8 vs MLNDick Ellsworth-2-4Q131245406.16330010012349 5.291.62-------1234.0
    551961-06-14L 0-7 @LANDon CardwellL5-3-1212116941.24430401011321 3.301.3347242351.06844340.8
    561961-06-15L 3-6 @LANGlen Hobbie-4-7Q17151629784110110002870 3.761.1075482764.0073121882.3
    571961-06-16W 12-6 @SFNDick Ellsworth-2-4-141346412.24442210011427 5.591.64-------515.0
    581961-06-17L 3-9 @SFNJack CurtisL2-2-96962.25541110001524 5.711.54-------350.6
    591961-06-18L 2-7 @SFNDon CardwellL5-4-1313117955.14551210002238 3.641.32-------871.1
    601961-06-20L 0-3 vs LANGlen HobbieL4-8Q18161639886320380003465 3.661.10132785459.092112221581.9
    611961-06-21L 1-4 vs LANDick EllsworthL2-5Q1514474275300130002963 5.051.5693583562.37158102054.0
    621961-06-21L 2-4 vs LANDon CardwellL5-5-1414118965.14320530002547 3.641.3593514254.84162161161.8
    631961-06-22W 7-5 vs LANDick Drott-0-2-1651208146442410002031 3.381.1960283246.678054120.3
    641961-06-23W 5-3 @MLNJack CurtisW3-2Q10710785332220003160 5.331.43-------11111.0
    651961-06-24L 4-13 @MLNGlen HobbieL4-9-1917164992.16650320001717 3.981.16-------331.0
    661961-06-25W 5-3 @MLNDon CardwellW6-5-1515119975.27331230002442 3.691.36-------661.0
    671961-06-27L 8-10 vs CINDick Ellsworth-2-5-161548432.28330021001626 5.211.61-------422.0
    681961-06-28W 7-2 vs CINJack CurtisW4-2Q11811894220110003171 4.811.29-------13121.1
    691961-06-28W 16-5 vs CINGlen HobbieW5-9-2018165100910553030003950 4.051.16-------11150.7
    701961-06-29W 15-8 vs CINDon CardwellW7-5-1616120986.211773220013422 4.061.39-------5130.4
    711961-06-30L 4-11 vs SLNJim BrewerL0-3-1722261555100000817 7.001.67-------120.5
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    721961-07-01W 13-1 vs SLNDick EllsworthW3-5Q1716494499110162003570 4.761.55-------9100.9
    731961-07-02W 10-9 vs SLNGlen Hobbie-5-9-2119166101710741150003339 4.101.18-------981.1
    741961-07-04W 3-2 vs SFNJack CurtisW5-2Q12912988221220003358 4.501.29-------10110.9
    751961-07-04L 3-19 vs SFNDon CardwellL7-6-1717121992.15650200001418 4.411.43-------522.5
    761961-07-06L 3-15 vs PITDick EllsworthL3-6-181750453.18330041001933 4.911.59-------531.7
    771961-07-06W 5-1 vs PITGlen HobbieW6-9Q222016710297111280003275 3.911.17-------14114.0
    781961-07-07W 9-3 vs PHIDon CardwellW8-6Q1818122100953302110003474 4.301.38-------1152.2
    791961-07-08W 6-4 vs PHIJack CurtisW6-2-131013105.28440120002636 4.631.31-------961.5
    801961-07-09W 9-8 vs PHIGlen HobbieW7-9Q2321168103710722350003541 3.851.20-------1434.7
    811961-07-09W 8-5 vs PHIJim Brewer-0-3-2032572.14431120001231 7.311.72-------623.0
    821961-07-13L 3-4 @CINDon CardwellL8-7Q191912310185431130003060 4.241.34-------10110.9
    831961-07-14W 8-7 @CINGlen Hobbie-7-9-24221691045.17550050002238 4.011.20-------551.0
    841961-07-15L 1-2 @CINJack CurtisL6-3Q1411141188220310003556 4.391.31-------10130.8
    851961-07-16W 4-2 @CINDick EllsworthW5-6-211853465.19221130002643 4.641.60-------942.3
    861961-07-17L 6-10 @SLNDon Cardwell-8-7-20201241026.211440131003336 4.291.36-------13150.9
    871961-07-17L 5-8 @SLNJim BrewerL0-4-2142685.111650231002724 7.541.84-------8120.7
    881961-07-18L 3-8 @SLNGlen HobbieL7-10-2523170105613883200003212 4.311.25-------14131.1
    891961-07-18L 5-7 @SLNDick Drott-0-2-216125821100000000445 4.581.33-------130.3
    901961-07-20L 0-4 @PITJack CurtisL6-4Q15121512710430020002945 4.341.32-------1071.4
    911961-07-21L 3-4 @PHIDon Cardwell-8-7Q212112510366220150002556 4.231.35-------670.9
    921961-07-22L 5-6 @PHIGlen HobbieL7-11-26241711065.111441030002432 4.371.27-------732.3
    931961-07-23W 11-5 @PHIJim Brewer-0-4-2352894.27441030002135 7.331.77-------741.8
    941961-07-25L 5-6 vs SLNJack CurtisL6-5-161316135.211652010002824 4.601.37-------1343.3
    951961-07-26W 7-6 vs SLNDon Cardwell-8-7Q222212610487331550003556 4.181.36-------1352.6
    961961-07-27W 3-2 vs SLNGlen Hobbie-7-11Q272517210785210450003367 4.221.27-------1091.1
    971961-07-28L 3-4 vs CINDick EllsworthL5-7-2219544736332310001831 4.771.64-------623.0
    981961-07-29W 7-6 vs CINJack CurtisW7-5-17141714710441120003042 4.641.38-------890.9
    991961-07-30L 4-5 vs CINJim BrewerL0-5Q24629106.27511270002851 6.481.70-------851.6
    1001961-07-30W 3-2 vs CINDon CardwellW9-7Q232312710598220050003368 4.051.33-------1191.2
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1011961-08-02L 2-4 vs MLNGlen HobbieL7-12Q28261731087.16420340023454 4.161.27-------9100.9
    1021961-08-02W 7-7 vs MLNJack Curtis-7-5Q181518156.27611140003047 4.421.37-------1081.3
    1031961-08-03L 2-5 vs MLNDon CardwellL9-8-242412810667441130002744 4.131.33-------1071.4
    1041961-08-04W 4-2 @LANBob AndersonW5-7Q408137797.26211250003162 3.891.38121754661.981882512111.1
    1051961-08-05L 6-7 @LANJim Brewer-0-5-25730114.28442140002233 6.671.7481463556.79116127100.7
    1061961-08-06L 4-11 @LANJack CurtisL7-6-1916191646862420002320 4.751.4174443059.4610891061.7
    1071961-08-08L 1-8 @SFNDon CardwellL9-10-262513010754330261012251 4.221.34-------723.5
    1081961-08-09L 5-6 @SFNBob Anderson-5-7Q419138806.19430260003044 3.931.40-------761.2
    1091961-08-11L 1-2 @MLNJack CurtisL7-7Q2017201786211260003068 4.501.38-------5110.5
    1101961-08-12L 6-8 @MLNDon Cardwell-9-10-272613110865441420002744 4.291.35-------6100.6
    1111961-08-13L 3-8 @MLNBob AndersonL5-8-42101398148760231002221 4.261.44-------541.3
    1121961-08-14W 9-2 vs PHIDick EllsworthW6-7Q2520574896210341003570 4.421.59-------1572.1
    1131961-08-15W 6-5 vs PHIJack CurtisW8-7-211821187.110553200003435 4.611.40-------10120.8
    1141961-08-16W 9-5 vs PHIDon CardwellW10-10-2827132109913551350004243 4.321.37-------1291.3
    1151961-08-17W 11-4 vs PITGlen Hobbie-7-12-29271741090.2111000100336 4.181.26-------111.0
    1161961-08-17L 3-4 vs PITJim BrewerL0-6-27832127.17440260002851 6.331.66-------942.3
    1171961-08-18W 2-1 vs PITDick EllsworthW7-7Q262158491110110421004671 4.101.56-------2464.0
    1181961-08-19L 3-4 vs PITJack CurtisL8-8Q221922191114430230005056 4.431.40-------18131.4
    1191961-08-20W 1-0 vs PITDon CardwellW11-10Q2928133110116000040003989 4.071.32-------15141.1
    1201961-08-22L 0-6 @PHIDick EllsworthL7-8-272259506.19440130002740 4.151.55-------1042.5
    1211961-08-24L 4-7 @PHIJack CurtisL8-9-232023202.1877120000176 4.791.45-------70-
    1221961-08-25L 0-1 @PITDon CardwellL11-11Q302913411185111230013169 3.951.30-------1462.3
    1231961-08-26W 7-3 @PITDick Ellsworth-7-8Q2823605167331100002445 4.171.54-------881.0
    1241961-08-27L 3-7 @PITJack CurtisL8-10-242124215.28640400002927 4.881.48-------981.1
    1251961-08-27W 6-5 @PITJim BrewerW1-6Q29934136.25331230002751 6.001.58-------1071.4
    1261961-08-28W 5-4 @PITDick Drott-1-3-3071348334331001011437 4.441.34-------270.3
    1271961-08-29L 1-2 vs LANDon CardwellL11-12Q313013511283220360002971 3.881.28108684062.962114131191.2
    1281961-08-30L 2-5 vs LANDick EllsworthL7-9-2924615255442120002242 4.281.5377463159.74107101362.2
    1291961-08-31W 6-1 vs SFNJack CurtisW9-10Q2522252297110330003569 4.651.46-------11111.0
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1301961-09-01L 3-4 vs SFNGlen Hobbie-7-12Q322817711067221400002646 4.131.30-------1142.8
    1311961-09-02W 7-0 vs SFNDon CardwellW12-12Q323113611395000190023385 3.721.25-------790.8
    1321961-09-03W 6-5 vs MLNJim Brewer-1-6-301035145.26321340002646 5.771.58-------761.2
    1331961-09-03L 2-4 vs MLNDick EllsworthL7-10-302562533.18442110001925 4.441.56-------450.8
    1341961-09-04W 6-2 vs MLNJack CurtisW10-10Q2623262399220120003662 4.501.44-------11130.8
    1351961-09-05L 3-8 vs PITGlen HobbieL7-13-34291791111.27551100001312 4.321.33-------230.7
    1361961-09-06W 6-2 vs PITDon CardwellW13-12Q333213711498200170003673 3.571.24-------1462.3
    1371961-09-07L 5-7 vs PITJim BrewerL1-7-3111361526530100001423 5.961.63-------522.5
    1381961-09-08W 4-1 vs PHIDick EllsworthW8-10Q3126635493110100003076 4.241.50-------2063.3
    1391961-09-09L 2-6 vs PHIJack CurtisL10-11-2824282458441020002237 4.531.43-------751.4
    1401961-09-10L 6-14 vs PHIDon Cardwell-13-12-34331381156.25552420003140 3.661.24-------1371.9
    1411961-09-12L 2-7 @CINDick EllsworthL8-11-322764555.24321120002350 4.191.47-------1152.2
    1421961-09-14L 7-8 @SLNDon Cardwell-13-12-353413911657651120002432 3.771.25-------1042.5
    1431961-09-14L 5-6 @SLNJack Curtis-10-11-292529256.110441321003135 4.551.45-------881.0
    1441961-09-15L 1-5 @SFNDick DrottL1-4-3481388473441731003151 4.171.29-------4140.3
    1451961-09-16L 3-4 @SFNDick Ellsworth-8-11Q3428665666221121002453 4.121.45-------790.8
    1461961-09-17L 2-8 @SFNJack CurtisL10-12-3026302627551110001318 4.751.48-------40-
    1471961-09-18W 5-3 @LANDon CardwellW14-12Q363514011797330570013763 3.741.26134726253.7314122212111.1
    1481961-09-19W 7-3 @LANBob AndersonW7-9Q551115282912331440004151 4.061.44148895960.142552620102.0
    1491961-09-20L 2-3 @LANDick Ellsworth-8-11Q3529675786221250003065 4.031.43101594258.421112131662.7
    1501961-09-23L 3-6 @MLNJack CurtisL10-13-312731272.26442200001522 4.901.51-------340.8
    1511961-09-24L 0-8 @MLNDon CardwellL14-13-373614111845661430002127 3.901.27-------450.8
    1521961-09-24W 4-2 @MLNDick EllsworthW9-11Q363068587.18210140003058 3.931.43-------1071.4
    1531961-09-26L 3-6 vs CINBob AndersonL7-10-56121538387663410003341 4.201.44-------1653.2
    1541961-09-27W 5-2 vs SLNDon CardwellW15-13Q383714211996210040013473 3.801.25-------7160.4
    1551961-09-30W 2-1 vs LANDick EllsworthW10-11-373169595.13110010001858 3.851.4057381966.671236981.1
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1561961-10-01L 2-8 vs LANDon CardwellL15-14-39381431203.18320241001933 3.821.2768402858.821278480.5


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