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1989 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 93-69 .574
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 702-623 + 79
Manager(s): Don Zimmer
General Manager: Jim Frey
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Payroll: $ 10,165,500 20/26
Attendance: 2,491,942 9/26
Playoffs: Lost NLCS (Giants)
Top Draft Pick: Earl Cunningham (#8) 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), Rick Sutcliffe (#21), Calvin Schiraldi (#27)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9369.574--
8775.5376.0
8676.5317.0
8181.50012.0
7488.45719.0
6795.41426.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Joe GirardiCHNPHIW 5-4 vs PHI312000000100000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Jerome WaltonCHNPHIW 5-4 vs PHI402000100000000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Joe GirardiCHNPHIL 4-12 vs PHI302000100000000021st career RBI
    Phil StephensonCHNPHIL 4-12 vs PHI100000000000000011st career game
    Jerome WaltonCHNPHIL 3-8 vs PHI411001100000000031st career home run
    Mitch WebsterCHNPITW 6-5 vs PIT51401010000000005774 hits
    Rick WronaCHNPITW 8-3 vs PIT401000000000000061st career hit
    Jerome WaltonCHNSLNW 5-4 vs SLN332001120100000071st career stolen base
    Phil StephensonCHNMONL 2-3 @MON401000000000000051st career hit
    Rick WronaCHNNYNW 8-4 @NYN402000100000000071st career RBI
    Andre DawsonCHNNYNL 2-4 @NYN31200110010000001768300th career home run
    Paul KilgusCHNNYNL 2-4 @NYN3010000000000000161st career hit
    Dwight SmithCHNSFNW 4-3 @SFN300000001010000011st career game
    Dwight SmithCHNSFNL 0-4 @SFN402000000100000021st career hit
    Andre DawsonCHNSDNW 4-0 @SDN434020000000000017780 Triples, 4 hits
    Andre DawsonCHNLANW 4-2 @LAN424002201000000017792 home runs, 4 hits
    Shawon DunstonCHNHOUL 0-1 vs HOU1000000202000000500500th career game
    Phil StephensonCHNATLW 4-0 vs ATL0000000101000000161st career stolen base
    Damon BerryhillCHNCINW 8-2 @CIN42410021000000001214 hits
    Dwight SmithCHNCINL 2-7 @CIN4110101000100000111st career RBI
    Shawon DunstonCHNSLNW 11-3 @SLN42301240000000005162 home runs
    Ryne SandbergCHNSLNW 11-3 @SLN422002200000000011292 home runs
    Dwight SmithCHNNYNW 15-3 vs NYN4331013001000000231st career home run
    Curtis WilkersonCHNNYNW 5-4 vs NYN51410000000000006474 hits
    Ryne SandbergCHNSLNL 7-10 vs SLN514001310000000011354 hits
    Ryne SandbergCHNSLNW 10-3 vs SLN52310130001000001136500th career RBI
    Dwight SmithCHNSLNW 10-3 vs SLN5110000100100000291st career stolen base
    Jerome WaltonCHNSLNW 10-3 vs SLN5141002010000000264 hits
    Jerome WaltonCHNMONW 5-4 @MON3120000412100000324 stolen bases
    Joe GirardiCHNSFNL 2-12 @SFN4110011000100000221st career home run
    Mark GraceCHNSDNW 5-3 vs SDN41430130000000001993 Doubles, 4 hits
    Paul KilgusCHNSDNW 5-3 vs SDN0000001000000100301st career RBI
    Lloyd McClendonCHNSDNW 7-3 @SDN10000020010010201572 sacrifice flies
    Jerome WaltonCHNSDNW 7-3 @SDN4141002000000000524 hits
    Vance LawCHNSFNW 5-2 vs SFN423002200000000010912 home runs
    Ryne SandbergCHNNYNW 10-3 vs NYN443001200100000011754 runs scored
    Dwight SmithCHNNYNW 10-3 vs NYN5242002000000000614 hits
    Ryne SandbergCHNPHIW 10-2 @PHI433002200100100011772 home runs
    Shawon DunstonCHNPHIL 13-16 vs PHI51400020000000005694 hits
    Ryne SandbergCHNPHIL 13-16 vs PHI544102400100000011882 home runs, 4 runs scored, 4 hits
    Dwight SmithCHNPHIL 13-16 vs PHI6240001100000000734 hits
    Shawon DunstonCHNPHIW 9-7 vs PHI41310160001000005716 RBIs
    Dwight SmithCHNCINW 5-1 @CIN4000000001400000774 strikeouts
    Andre DawsonCHNHOUL 5-6 @HOU413100010000000018342000th career hit
    Joe GirardiCHNHOUL 4-8 @HOU4021001100100000331st career stolen base
    Mark GraceCHNHOUL 4-8 @HOU42300220000000002402 home runs
    Mike BieleckiCHNHOUL 4-8 @HOU3020000100000000981st career stolen base
    Ryne SandbergCHNHOUL 4-8 @HOU433002200100000011962 home runs
    Dean WilkinsCHNCINL 5-6 vs CIN000000000000000011st career game
    Joe KraemerCHNCINL 2-7 vs CIN100000000010000011st career game
    Greg SmithCHNATLW 10-3 @ATL100000000000000011st career game
    Rick WronaCHNATLW 10-3 @ATL4110013000200000251st career home run
    Andre DawsonCHNATLL 5-8 @ATL422002300000000118482 home runs
    Doug DascenzoCHNPHIW 6-2 @PHI5110012000100000561st career home run
    Ryne SandbergCHNSLNL 8-11 vs SLN534002300000000012132 home runs, 4 hits
    Mitch WilliamsCHNNYNW 10-6 vs NYN11100130000000003011st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Luis SalazarCHNPHIL 8-9 vs PHI50410020000000009774 hits
    Ryne SandbergCHNPHIL 8-9 vs PHI614000100000000012244 hits
    Andre DawsonCHNMONL 3-4 @MON422002200000000018682 home runs
    Greg SmithCHNMONW 7-2 @MON312000200001000041st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Steve WilsonCHNSLNL 5-7 @SLN1110000000000100541st career hit
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Scott SandersonCHNPITW 6-5 vs PIT 5.14520050002287642374%27387-801000th career strikeout
    Steve WilsonCHNPITW 6-5 vs PITW 0.2100000000375271%61-01st career win
    Rick SutcliffeCHNPITW 8-3 vs PITWCG9733001121034109822775%319119-9211 Strikeouts, Threw 75% strikes
    Steve WilsonCHNNYNW 8-4 @NYNSv 1.210000100061512380%101-01st career save
    Rick SutcliffeCHNLANL 1-3 vs LANL 8533021000030110733766%322121-9310 Strikeouts
    Greg MadduxCHNLANW 1-0 vs LANWSHO950002600033101673466%7527-29Complete game/Shutout
    Mike BieleckiCHNSDNL 4-5 vs SDNL 7531041021032138805858%7713-2010 Strikeouts
    Greg MadduxCHNHOUL 0-1 vs HOULCG93110230003296593761%7827-313-hitter
    Pat PerryCHNSLNL 7-10 vs SLN 1.110000200052116576%17212-9Threw 76% strikes
    Paul KilgusCHNPITW 5-4 @PITSv 0.11000000002220100%7219-281st career save
    Scott SandersonCHNLANW 6-3 @LAN 3.17220010101644341077%28995-86Threw 77% strikes
    Les LancasterCHNSFNW 4-3 vs SFNW 220000100092521484%8114-9Threw 84% strikes
    Les LancasterCHNPHIW 2-0 @PHISv 1.120000100062217577%8815-9Threw 77% strikes
    Les LancasterCHNCINW 5-2 @CIN 220000100083326779%9315-9Threw 79% strikes
    Dean WilkinsCHNCINL 5-6 vs CIN 0100010000294544%10-01st career game
    Joe KraemerCHNCINL 2-7 vs CINL 3.27620250002179483161%10-11st career game
    Steve WilsonCHNSLNW 4-1 vs SLN 541101100101973472664%535-310 Strikeouts
    Mike BieleckiCHNMONW 2-0 vs MONWSHO920003700030117704760%10428-25Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Rick SutcliffeCHNPITW 7-2 @PITW 8922031000035139786156%349132-10310 Strikeouts
    Dean WilkinsCHNNYNW 10-6 vs NYNW 210000200062015575%71-01st career win


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