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1971 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 83-79 .512
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 637-648 -11
Roster Continuity 85.06% 6/24
Manager(s): Leo Durocher
General Manager: John Holland
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 1,653,007 4/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jeff Wehmeier (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Al Spangler
First Base Coach: Joey Amalfitano
Hitting Coach: Ernie Banks
Pitching Coach: Mel Wright
Third Base Coach: Peanuts Lowrey

#1 Draft Picks

Gene Hiser (#19)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
9072.5567.0
8379.51214.0
8379.51214.0
7190.44125.5
6795.41430.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1971 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11971-04-06W 2-1 SLN
    21971-04-07L 3-14 SLN
    31971-04-08L 3-7 @HOU
    41971-04-09W 6-0 @HOU
    51971-04-10L 1-2 @HOU
    61971-04-11L 4-7 @HOU
    71971-04-12L 3-4 @LAN
    81971-04-13W 3-2 @LAN
    91971-04-15W 4-3 @SDN
    101971-04-16L 0-9 @SFN
    111971-04-17L 3-5 @SFN
    121971-04-18L 1-5 @SFN
    131971-04-18L 1-8 @SFN
    141971-04-20W 3-1 HOU
    151971-04-22L 1-6 HOU
    161971-04-23L 6-7 NYN
    171971-04-24W 7-5 NYN
    181971-04-25W 9-3 NYN
    191971-04-28W 3-2 MON
    201971-04-29L 6-7 MON
    211971-04-30L 0-1 PHI
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    221971-05-01W 7-4 PHI
    231971-05-02W 7-1 PHI
    241971-05-03L 2-3 @NYN
    251971-05-04L 1-2 @NYN
    261971-05-05W 5-4 @NYN
    271971-05-07L 1-3 @MON
    281971-05-08W 3-0 @MON
    291971-05-09L 3-7 @MON
    301971-05-10W 3-0 @PHI
    311971-05-11W 6-2 @PHI
    321971-05-12W 9-4 @PHI
    331971-05-14W 3-2 SDN
    341971-05-15W 6-4 SDN
    351971-05-16W 9-8 SDN
    361971-05-16W 6-4 SDN
    371971-05-18L 3-7 SFN
    381971-05-19W 9-5 SFN
    391971-05-20L 7-8 SFN
    401971-05-21L 1-8 LAN
    411971-05-22W 5-2 LAN
    421971-05-23L 3-4 LAN
    431971-05-25L 2-4 @SLN
    441971-05-26L 4-9 @SLN
    451971-05-27L 0-10 @SLN
    461971-05-28W 4-2 @PIT
    471971-05-29L 4-9 @PIT
    481971-05-30L 0-10 @PIT
    491971-05-31L 0-6 @PIT
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    501971-06-02W 6-3 @CIN
    511971-06-02W 4-1 @CIN
    521971-06-03W 1-0 @CIN
    531971-06-04W 11-0 @ATL
    541971-06-05L 4-6 @ATL
    551971-06-06W 6-3 @ATL
    561971-06-07L 6-11 PIT
    571971-06-08W 1-0 PIT
    581971-06-09W 3-1 PIT
    591971-06-11L 3-4 CIN
    601971-06-12W 5-2 CIN
    611971-06-13L 3-4 CIN
    621971-06-14W 3-2 ATL
    631971-06-15W 3-1 ATL
    641971-06-16L 5-6 ATL
    651971-06-17W 7-6 SLN
    661971-06-18W 15-5 SLN
    671971-06-19W 7-1 SLN
    681971-06-20L 4-5 SLN
    691971-06-22L 0-2 @SFN
    701971-06-23L 2-5 @SFN
    711971-06-25W 12-0 @SLN
    721971-06-26W 5-1 @SLN
    731971-06-27W 4-1 @SLN
    741971-06-28L 4-6 LAN
    751971-06-29W 3-2 LAN
    761971-06-30W 10-5 LAN
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    771971-07-02L 1-5 PIT
    781971-07-03W 3-1 PIT
    791971-07-04W 9-7 PIT
    801971-07-05L 2-6 PIT
    811971-07-06W 3-1 @LAN
    821971-07-07W 6-5 @LAN
    831971-07-07W 4-3 @LAN
    841971-07-08W 4-2 @LAN
    851971-07-09L 0-1 @SDN
    861971-07-09L 2-7 @SDN
    871971-07-10W 3-1 @SDN
    881971-07-11W 2-0 @SDN
    891971-07-11L 5-7 @SDN
    901971-07-15W 7-6 PHI
    911971-07-16W 11-2 PHI
    921971-07-17L 2-5 PHI
    931971-07-18W 8-4 MON
    941971-07-19L 3-5 MON
    951971-07-20W 4-2 NYN
    961971-07-21W 11-7 NYN
    971971-07-22L 1-5 NYN
    981971-07-23L 3-4 @PHI
    991971-07-24W 2-1 @PHI
    1001971-07-25L 1-2 @PHI
    1011971-07-26W 5-2 @MON
    1021971-07-27L 1-6 @MON
    1031971-07-28W 10-2 @MON
    1041971-07-30L 0-4 @NYN
    1051971-07-31L 2-5 @NYN
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1061971-08-01W 3-2 @NYN
    1071971-08-02L 1-2 @HOU
    1081971-08-03W 5-0 @HOU
    1091971-08-04W 3-0 SDN
    1101971-08-05W 3-0 SDN
    1111971-08-07W 6-5 SFN
    1121971-08-08L 2-4 SFN
    1131971-08-08W 8-0 SFN
    1141971-08-10W 2-1 @PIT
    1151971-08-11L 2-3 @PIT
    1161971-08-13L 2-8 @CIN
    1171971-08-14W 3-1 @CIN
    1181971-08-15L 1-5 @CIN
    1191971-08-16W 3-0 @ATL
    1201971-08-17L 4-5 @ATL
    1211971-08-18W 7-2 @ATL
    1221971-08-20W 3-2 HOU
    1231971-08-20W 5-4 HOU
    1241971-08-21L 0-3 HOU
    1251971-08-22L 3-4 HOU
    1261971-08-23W 6-3 CIN
    1271971-08-24L 4-5 CIN
    1281971-08-25L 4-9 CIN
    1291971-08-27W 3-0 ATL
    1301971-08-28L 3-4 ATL
    1311971-08-29L 4-5 ATL
    1321971-08-30L 2-6 MON
    1331971-08-31W 7-6 MON
    1341971-08-31L 2-11 MON
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1351971-09-01W 5-2 MON
    1361971-09-02L 5-9 MON
    1371971-09-03L 1-6 @SLN
    1381971-09-04W 7-5 @SLN
    1391971-09-05L 5-12 @SLN
    1401971-09-06L 1-4 @PIT
    1411971-09-06L 5-10 @PIT
    1421971-09-08L 1-10 @PIT
    1431971-09-10L 7-8 SLN
    1441971-09-11W 7-0 SLN
    1451971-09-12L 0-4 SLN
    1461971-09-13L 1-5 PIT
    1471971-09-14L 3-4 PIT
    1481971-09-15W 6-2 @NYN
    1491971-09-15W 3-2 @NYN
    1501971-09-16W 1-0 @NYN
    1511971-09-17W 4-3 @PHI
    1521971-09-18L 3-4 @PHI
    1531971-09-19W 6-3 @PHI
    1541971-09-21W 3-0 NYN
    1551971-09-22W 4-1 NYN
    1561971-09-23L 4-5 NYN
    1571971-09-24L 1-6 PHI
    1581971-09-25W 4-2 PHI
    1591971-09-26L 1-5 PHI
    1601971-09-28L 4-5 @MON
    1611971-09-29L 5-6 @MON
    1621971-09-30W 5-3 @MON
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    83-79
    Chris Cannizzaro 61
    J.C. Martin 35
    Ken Rudolph 24
    Danny Breeden 21
    Frank Fernandez 13
    Randy Hundley 8
    Joe Pepitone 89
    Jim Hickman 39
    Ernie Banks 18
    Pat Bourque 9
    Hal Breeden 5
    Carmen Fanzone 2
    Glenn Beckert 129
    Paul Popovich 31
    Hector Torres 2
    Ron Santo 147
    Paul Popovich 12
    Carmen Fanzone 2
    Cleo James 1
    Don Kessinger 151
    Hector Torres 11
    Billy Williams 148
    Ron Santo 6
    Carmen Fanzone 5
    Brock Davis 2
    Cleo James 1
    Brock Davis 80
    Cleo James 31
    Jose Ortiz 23
    Joe Pepitone 22
    Jim Hickman 3
    Gene Hiser 3
    Johnny Callison 82
    Jim Hickman 60
    Cleo James 5
    Bill North 5
    Billy Williams 4
    Gene Hiser 4
    Brock Davis 1
    Carmen Fanzone 1


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