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1971 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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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:
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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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1971 Chicago Cubs season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    14Ernie Banks1B-SS6-1180R-R401953Not draftedMLB--
    18Glenn Beckert2B6-1190R-R301965Not draftedMLB--
    33Bill BonhamP6-3195R-R221971BAL: 1968-31-695MLB--
    19Pat Bourque1B6-0210L-L241971CHN: 1969-33-770MLB--
    19Danny BreedenC5-11185R-R291969Not draftedMLB--
    25Hal Breeden1B6-2200R-L271971Not draftedMLB--
    6Johnny CallisonOF5-10175L-R321958Not draftedMLB--
    43Chris CannizzaroC6-0190R-R331960Not draftedMLB--
    48Jim ColbornP6-0191R-R251969Not draftedMLB--
    29Brock DavisOF5-10168L-L271963Not draftedMLB--
    37Joe DeckerP6-0180R-R241969CHN: 1965-9-161MLB--
    23Carmen Fanzone3B-1B6-0200R-R271970Not draftedMLB--
    47Frank FernandezC6-1192R-R281967Not draftedMLB--
    40Larry GuraP6-1185B-L231970CHN: 1969-2-40MLB--
    49Bill HandsP6-2185R-R311965Not draftedMLB--
    28Jim HickmanOF-1B6-4205R-R341962Not draftedMLB--
    16Gene HiserOF5-11175L-L221971CHN: 1970-1-19MLB--
    30Ken HoltzmanP6-2175R-L251965CHN: 1965-4-61MLB--
    44Burt HootonP6-1210R-R211971CHN: 1971-1-2MLB--
    9Randy HundleyC6-0175R-R291964Not draftedMLB--
    24Cleo JamesOF5-10176R-R301968Not draftedMLB--
    31Fergie JenkinsP6-5210R-R271965Not draftedMLB--
    16Garry Jestadt3B-2B6-2188R-R241969CHN: 1965-7-121MLB--
    11Don KessingerSS6-1175B-R281964Not draftedMLB--
    12J.C. MartinC6-2200L-R341959Not draftedMLB--
    45Bob MillerP6-1182R-R321957Not draftedMLB--
    45Ray NewmanP6-5205L-L261971Not draftedMLB--
    25Billy NorthOF5-11185B-R231971CHN: 1969-12-280MLB--
    20Jose OrtizOF5-9155R-R241969Not draftedMLB--
    32Milt PappasP6-3190R-R321957Not draftedMLB--
    8Joe Pepitone1B-OF6-2200L-L301962Not draftedMLB--
    46Juan PizarroP5-11190L-L341957Not draftedMLB--
    22Paul Popovich2B-SS6-0175B-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    27Phil ReganP6-3200R-R341960Not draftedMLB--
    15Ken RudolphC6-1185R-R241969CHN: 1965-2-26MLB--
    10Ron Santo3B6-0190R-R311960Not draftedMLB--
    3Al SpanglerOF6-0175L-L371959Not draftedMLB--
    37Earl StephensonP6-3175L-L231971CHN: 1967-3-38MLB--
    38Ron TompkinsP6-4198R-R261965Not draftedMLB--
    21Hector TorresSS-2B6-0175R-R251968Not draftedMLB--
    23Ray Webster1B6-0185L-L281967Not draftedMLB--
    26Billy WilliamsOF6-1175L-R331959Not draftedMLB--

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