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1969 Chicago CubsSeason Roster
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Rick Bladt played for the 1969 Chicago Cubs
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCubs
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record92-70 (2nd in National League East)League Rank3rdMLB Rank5th
BallparkWrigley Field
ManagerLeo DurocherGeneral ManagerJohn Holland
CoachesJoey Amalfitano (First Base Coach), Ernie Banks (Hitting Coach), Joe Becker (Pitching Coach), Pete Reiser (Third Base Coach), Rube Walker (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickRoger Metzger (#16)
Attendance1,674,993 (Rank: 5th)
Years Available1876-2019

Team History -- 1969 Statistics -- 1969 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1969 Chicago Cubs.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1969 baseball season.

1969 Chicago Cubs Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
37Ted AbernathyP6-4 215 R-R 1933-03-06 36Stanley,North Carolina MLB1952-19721955-1972Stanley (Stanley,NC)    
34Hank AguirreP6-4 205 B-L 1931-01-31 38Azusa,California MLB1955-19701955-1970Keppel (Alhambra,CA)East Los Angeles Col    
14Ernie Banks1B6-1 180 R-R 1931-01-31 38Dallas,Texas MLB1953-19711953-1971Booker T. Washington (Dallas,TX)    
18Glenn Beckert2B6-1 190 R-R 1940-10-12 28Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1962-19751965-1975Perry Traditional Academy (Pittsburgh,PA)Allegheny Col
1962-   UDFA-BOS
 
20Rick BladtOF6-1 160 R-R 1946-12-09 22Santa Cruz,California MLB1969-19771969-1975   Foothill Col
1966-   UDFA-CHN
 
6Randy BobbC6-1 185 R-R 1948-01-01 21Los Angeles,California MLB1968-19691968-1969Verdugo Hills (Tujunga,CA)Arizona St
1967- 1-   2-CHN
 
48Jim ColbornP6-0 191 R-R 1946-05-22 23Fayetteville,North Carolina MLB1967-19781969-1978Santa Paula (Santa Paula,CA)Washington, Whittier Col
1967-   UDFA-CHN
 
36Joe DeckerP6-0 180 R-R 1947-06-16 22Storm Lake,Iowa MLB1965-19831969-1979Petaluma (Petaluma,CA)Arizona St
1965- 9- 161-CHN
 
45Alec DistasoP6-2 200 R-R 1948-12-23 20Los Angeles,California MLB1969-19691969-1969Wilson (Los Angeles,CA)
1967- 1-   1-CHN
 
20Oscar GambleOF5-11 165 L-R 1949-12-20 19Ramer,Alabama MLB1968-19851969-1985Carver (Montgomery,AL)
1968-16- 363-CHN
 
43Johnny HairstonOF-C6-2 200 R-R 1944-08-27 24Birmingham,Alabama MLB1969-19691969-1969Hooper City (Birmingham,AL)So.U.
1965-16- 301-CHN
 
23Jimmie HallOF6-0 175 L-R 1938-03-17 31Mount Holly,North Carolina MLB1963-19701963-1970Belmont (Belmont,NC)
1956-   UDFA-WS1
 
49Bill HandsP6-2 185 R-R 1940-05-06 29Hackensack,New Jersey MLB1959-19751965-1975Rutherford (Rutherford,NJ)
1959-   UDFA-SFN
 
19Bill HeathC5-8 175 L-R 1939-03-10 30Yuba City,California MLB1965-19691965-1969Downey (Modesto,CA)USC
1960-   UDFA-PHI
 
28Jim HickmanOF6-4 205 R-R 1937-05-10 32Henning,Tennessee MLB1956-19741962-1974Ripley (Ripley,TN)
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
30Ken HoltzmanP6-2 175 R-L 1945-11-03 23St. Louis,Missouri MLB1965-19791965-1979University City (University City,MO)Illinois
1965- 4-  61-CHN
 
9Randy HundleyC6-0 175 R-R 1942-06-01 27Martinsville,Virginia MLB1960-19771964-1977Bassett (Bassett,VA)
1960-   UDFA-SFN
 
31Fergie JenkinsP6-5 210 R-R 1943-12-13 25Chatham,Ontario MLB1962-19831965-1983Chatham Vocational (Chatham,ON)
1962-   UDFA-PHI
 
23Manny JimenezOF6-1 195 L-R 1938-11-19 30San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1962-19691962-1969  
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
46Ken JohnsonP6-4 210 R-R 1933-06-16 36West Palm Beach,Florida MLB1958-19701958-1970Palm Beach (West Palm Beach,FL)
1952-   UDFA-PHA
 
11Don KessingerSS6-1 175 B-R 1942-07-17 26Forrest City,Arkansas MLB1964-19791964-1979Forrest City (Forrest City,AR)Mississippi
1964-   UDFA-CHN
 
48Dave LemondsP6-1 180 L-L 1948-07-05 20Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1968-19721969-1972Garinger (Charlotte,NC)North Carolina
1968- 1-   1-CHN
 
48Joe NiekroP6-1 190 R-R 1944-11-07 24Martins Ferry,Ohio MLB1966-19881967-1988Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)West Liberty U.
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
38Don NottebartP6-1 190 R-R 1936-01-23 33West Newton,Massachusetts MLB1960-19691960-1969Lexington (Lexington,MA)
1954-   UDFA-MLB
 
32Rich NyeP6-4 185 L-L 1944-08-04 24Oakland,California MLB1965-19701966-1970Las Lomas (Walnut Creek,CA)California
1966-14- 265-CHN
 
12Gene OliverC6-2 225 R-R 1935-03-22 34Moline,Illinois MLB1959-19691959-1969Alleman (Rock Island,IL)Northwestern U.
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
15Nate Oliver2B5-10 160 R-R 1940-12-13 28St. Petersburg,Florida MLB1963-19881963-1969Gibbs (St. Petersburg,FL)
1959-   UDFA-LAN
 
20Adolfo PhillipsOF6-0 177 R-R 1941-12-16 27Bethania,Panama MLB1964-19721964-1972  
1960-   UDFA-PHI
 
22Paul Popovich2B6-0 175 B-R 1940-08-18 28Flemington,West Virginia MLB1960-19751964-1975Flemington (Flemington,WV)West Virginia U.
1960-   UDFA-CHN
 
42Jim QuallsOF5-10 158 B-R 1946-10-09 22Exeter,California MLB1969-19721969-1972Tulare Western (Tulare,CA)
1964-   UDFA-CHN
 
27Phil ReganP6-3 200 R-R 1937-04-06 32Otsego,Michigan MLB1960-19721960-1972Wayland (Wayland,MI)Western Michigan U.
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
39Archie ReynoldsP6-2 205 R-R 1946-01-03 23Glendale,California MLB1968-19721968-1972John Tyler (Tyler,TX)Paris Junior Col
1966-38- 703-CHN
 
33Gary RossP6-1 190 R-R 1947-09-16 21McKeesport,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19771968-1977Liberty-Portvue (Portvue,PA)
1967- 1-   7-CHN
 
8Ken RudolphC6-1 185 R-R 1946-12-29 22Rockford,Illinois MLB1965-19781969-1977Cathedral (Los Angeles,CA)Los Angeles CC
1965- 2-  26-CHN
 
10Ron Santo3B6-0 190 R-R 1940-02-25 29Seattle,Washington MLB1959-19741960-1974Franklin (Seattle,WA)
1959-   UDFA-CHN
 
39Dick SelmaP5-11 175 R-R 1943-11-04 25Santa Ana,California MLB1963-19741965-1974Fresno (Fresno,CA)
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
19Charley Smith3B6-0 177 R-R 1937-09-15 31Charleston,South Carolina MLB1960-19691960-1969  
1957-   UDFA-BRO
 
25Willie SmithOF-1B6-0 190 L-L 1939-02-11 30Anniston,Alabama MLB1963-19711963-1971Carbon Hill (Carbon Hill,AL)
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
21Al SpanglerOF6-0 175 L-L 1933-07-08 35Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1959-19711959-1971Olney (Philadelphia,PA)Duke U.
1954-   UDFA-MLB
 
26Billy WilliamsOF6-1 175 L-R 1938-06-15 31Whistler,Alabama MLB1956-19761959-1976  
1956-   UDFA-CHN
 
29Don YoungOF6-2 185 R-R 1945-10-18 23Houston,Texas MLB1965-19691965-1969Aurora Central (Aurora,CO)
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
41 Players