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1985 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 77-84 .478
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 686-729 -43
Roster Continuity 75.64% 18/26
Manager(s): Jim Frey
General Manager: Bob Kennedy (1985-05-14), Dallas Green
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,161,534 10/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Rafael Palmeiro (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: John Vukovich
Bullpen Coach: Johnny Oates
First Base Coach: Don Zimmer
Pitching Coach: Bill Connors
Third Base Coach: Ruben Amaro

#1 Draft Picks

Shawon Dunston (#1), Steve Trout (#8), Jon Perlman (#12), Leon Durham (#15), Richie Hebner (#15), Johnny Abrego (#20), Rick Sutcliffe (#21)
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 1985 Chicago Cubs season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    32Johnny AbregoP6-0185R-R221985PHI: 1981-1-20MLB--
    48Jay BallerP6-7225R-R241982PHI: 1979-4-98MLB--
    50Dave BeardP6-5215L-R251980OAK: 1977-6-147MLB--
    27Thad BosleyOF6-3175L-L281977CAL: 1974-4-82MLB--
    47Derek BotelhoP6-2180R-R281982PHI: 1976-2-42MLB--
    1Larry BowaSS5-10155B-R391970Not draftedMLB--
    41Warren BrusstarP6-3200R-R331977PHI: 1974-4-67MLB--
    11Ron Cey3B5-9185R-R371971LAN: 1968-3-53MLB--
    7Jody DavisC6-3210R-R281981NYN: 1976-3-62MLB--
    24Brian DayettOF5-10180R-R281983NYA: 1978-16-416MLB--
    20Bob DernierOF6-0165R-R281980CIN: 1977-12-205MLB--
    12Shawon DunstonSS6-1180R-R221985CHN: 1982-1-1MLB--
    10Leon Durham1B-OF6-2210L-L271980SLN: 1976-1-15MLB--
    43Dennis EckersleyP6-2190R-R301975CLE: 1972-3-50MLB--
    49Steve EngelP6-3216R-L231985CHN: 1983-5-112MLB--
    31Ray FontenotP6-0175L-L271983TEX: 1979-34-815MLB--
    39George FrazierP6-5205R-R301978MIL: 1976-9-196MLB--
    45Dave GumpertP6-1190R-R271982UDFAMLB--
    32Larry GuraP6-1185B-L371970CHN: 1969-2-40MLB--
    22Billy HatcherLF-CF5-9175R-R241984CHN: 1981-6-131MLB--
    18Richie Hebner3B-1B6-1200L-R371968PIT: 1966-1-15MLB--
    30Darrin JacksonCF-RF6-0191R-R211985CHN: 1981-2-28MLB--
    16Steve LakeC6-1190R-R281983BAL: 1975-3-71MLB--
    15Dave Lopes2B5-9170R-R401972LAN: 1968-2-26MLB--
    36Gary MatthewsOF6-3205R-R341972SLN: 1971-5-81MLB--
    38Ron MeridithP6-0175L-L281984HOU: 1978-4-89MLB--
    6Keith MorelandOF-3B6-0200R-R311978PHI: 1975-7-156MLB--
    19Dave OwenSS-3B6-2170B-R271983CHN: 1979-10-246MLB--
    52Reggie PattersonP6-4180R-R261981Not draftedMLB--
    35Jon PerlmanP6-3185L-R281985CHN: 1979-1-12MLB--
    44Dick RuthvenP6-3190R-R341973PHI: 1973-1-1MLB--
    23Ryne Sandberg2B6-2180R-R251981PHI: 1978-20-511MLB--
    21Scott SandersonP6-5200R-R281978MON: 1977-3-54MLB--
    46Lee SmithP6-5220R-R271980CHN: 1975-2-28MLB--
    42Lary SorensenP6-2210R-R291977MIL: 1976-8-172MLB--
    28Chris SpeierSS6-1180R-R351971SFN: 1970-1-2MLB--
    40Rick SutcliffeP6-7215R-R291976LAN: 1974-1-21MLB--
    34Steve TroutP6-4195L-L271978CHA: 1976-1-8MLB--
    30Chico Walker3B-LF5-9179B-R271980BOS: 1976-22-525MLB--
    25Gary WoodsOF6-2190R-R301976MIN: 1973-27-602MLB--

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