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1988 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 77-85 .475
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 660-694 -34
Roster Continuity 63.61% 22/26
Manager(s): Don Zimmer
General Manager: Jim Frey
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Payroll: $ 12,339,833 9/26
Attendance: 2,089,034 11/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Ty Griffin (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Larry Cox
First Base Coach: Jose Martinez
Hitting Coach: Joe Altobelli
Pitching Coach: Dick Pole
Third Base Coach: Chuck Cottier

#1 Draft Picks

Shawon Dunston (#1), Drew Hall (#3), Mike Harkey (#4), Leon Durham (#15), Rick Sutcliffe (#21), Rafael Palmeiro (#22), Calvin Schiraldi (#27)
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 1988 Chicago Cubs season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    9Damon BerryhillC6-0210B-R241987CHN: 1984-1-4MLB--
    36Mike BieleckiP6-3195R-R281984KCA: 1979-6-147MLB--
    51Kevin BlankenshipP6-0175R-R251988Not draftedMLB--
    38Mike CapelP6-1175R-R261988CHN: 1983-13-320MLB--
    29Doug DascenzoCF-LF5-8160B-L241988CHN: 1985-12-312MLB--
    7Jody DavisC6-3210R-R311981NYN: 1976-3-62MLB--
    8Andre DawsonOF6-3195R-R331976MON: 1975-11-250MLB--
    33Frank DiPinoP6-0180L-L311981Not draftedMLB--
    12Shawon DunstonSS6-1180R-R251985CHN: 1982-1-1MLB--
    10Leon Durham1B-OF6-2210L-L301980SLN: 1976-1-15MLB--
    54Rich GossageP6-3217R-R361972CHA: 1970-9-204MLB--
    17,28Mark Grace1B6-2200L-L241988CHN: 1985-24-622MLB--
    44Drew HallP6-4220L-L251986CHN: 1984-1-3MLB--
    48Mike HarkeyP6-5220R-R211988CHN: 1987-1-4MLB--
    30Darrin JacksonCF-RF6-0191R-R241985CHN: 1981-2-28MLB--
    50Les LancasterP6-2200R-R261987UDFAMLB--
    47Bill LandrumP6-2200R-R291986Not draftedMLB--
    2Vance Law3B-2B6-2190R-R311980PIT: 1978-39-758MLB--
    31Greg MadduxP6-0185R-R221986CHN: 1984-2-31MLB--
    1Dave MartinezOF5-10175L-L231986CHN: 1983-3-53MLB--
    20Dave MeierOF6-0185R-R281984MIN: 1981-5-114MLB--
    49Jamie MoyerP6-0170L-L251986CHN: 1984-6-135MLB-Free Agent
    22Jerry MumphreyOF6-2185B-R351974SLN: 1971-4-81MLB--
    45Al NipperP6-0194R-R291983BOS: 1980-8-206MLB--
    25Rafael Palmeiro1B6-0190L-L231986CHN: 1985-1-22MLB--
    37Pat PerryP6-1170L-L291985HOU: 1978-2-38MLB--
    39Jeff PicoP6-1190R-R221988CHN: 1984-13-317MLB--
    27Rolando RoomesLF-RF6-3180R-R261988Not draftedMLB--
    18Angel SalazarSS6-0173R-R261983Not draftedMLB--
    23Ryne Sandberg2B6-2180R-R281981PHI: 1978-20-511MLB--
    21Scott SandersonP6-5200R-R311978MON: 1977-3-54MLB--
    32Calvin SchiraldiP6-5215R-R261984NYN: 1983-1-27MLB--
    11Jim SundbergC6-0195R-R371974TEX: 1973-1-2MLB--
    40Rick SutcliffeP6-7215R-R321976LAN: 1974-1-21MLB--
    42Bob TewksburyP6-4206R-R271986NYA: 1981-19-493MLB--
    19Manny Trillo2B6-1164R-R371973Not draftedMLB--
    24Gary VarshoRF-LF5-11175L-R271988CHN: 1982-5-107MLB--
    28Mitch WebsterRF-LF6-1185B-L291983LAN: 1977-23-581MLB--
    1Rick WronaC6-1185R-R241988CHN: 1985-5-130MLB--

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