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1942 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 68-86 .442
Rank: 6th in National League
Run Differential: 591-667 -76
Roster Continuity 77.63% 5/16
Manager(s): Jimmie Wilson
General Manager:
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 590,972 5/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Kiki Cuyler
Pitching Coach: Dick Spalding
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10648.688--
10450.6752.0
8567.55920.0
7676.50029.0
6681.44936.5
6886.44238.0
5989.39944.0
42109.27862.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
8Bill NicholsonOF27   152588831732211217887680817.294.382.476858.182.325.3121.0528.0280673
6Stan Hack3B32   14055391166363639994400102.300.402.409811.108.295.3160.4392.2226657
35Lennie MerulloSS25   1435155313223323714354552214.256.310.324634.068.163.2781.29257.5167577
14,19Lou NovikoffOF26   12848348145255764324283415.300.337.416753.116.172.3081.1769.0201514
44Phil CavarrettaOF-1B25   13648259130284354771421122.270.365.363728.093.255.2910.59160.7175566
15Lou Stringer2B25   1214064596105941331551108.236.292.352644.116.200.2541.7745.1143448
5Clyde McCulloughC25   1093373995221531725470109.282.331.398729.116.211.3161.8867.4134372
12Rip Russell1B-2B27   10230232739084101721066.242.282.351633.109.166.2381.2437.8106325
7Dom DallessandroOF28   962643069124443436180211.261.350.383733.121.273.2690.5066.0101302
16Jimmie Foxx1B34   7020525428031912255009.205.282.288570.083.195.2652.5068.359227
4Charlie GilbertOF22   741791833630712524022.184.284.251535.067.212.2130.96--45206
28Bobby Sturgeon2B-SS22   6316284071072413122.247.269.302571.056.093.2683.25--49169
9Chico HernandezC26   47118627500701113011.229.295.271566.042.136.2571.18--32130
13Claude PasseauP33   35105719102100026052.181.181.248429.067.067.221--52.526110
33Bob ScheffingC28   44102720302122711003.196.248.284532.088.176.2021.5751.029109
11Bill LeeP32   326921120070713055.159.237.188425.029.130.1961.86--1381
43Peanuts LowreyOF24   27584110014044020.190.242.241483.052.121.1891.0058.01464
17Hi BithornP26   3857371001059010.123.194.140334.018.105.1461.80--863
16Babe Dahlgren1B30   17564121006042003.214.267.232499.018.089.2220.50--1360
23Vern OlsenP24   3248491004052010.188.264.208472.021.125.1960.40--1054
30,46Bill FlemingP28   33392200000013012.051.051.051102.000.000.077----240
32Cy Block3B23   9336121104233001.364.417.455872.091.242.4001.00--1536
19Lon WarnekeP33   1532160001005022.188.188.188376.000.000.222----634
25Jake MootyP29   1928360002000011.214.214.214428.000.000.214----629
46Marv RickertOF21   826570001015001.269.296.269565.000.038.3335.00--727
31Johnny SchmitzP21   2326140000005020.154.154.154308.000.000.190----428
32Paul EricksonP26   18210300010011000.143.143.143286.000.000.300----321
2Paul GillespieC21   516340024012000.250.294.625919.375.438.1672.008.01017
48Whitey PlattOF21   416110002003002.063.063.063126.000.000.077----116
45Hank WyseP24   48110001012020.125.222.125347.000.125.1672.00--111
2,43Marv FeldermanC26   36010000014000.167.286.167453.000.167.5004.00--17
21Dick ErricksonP30   135000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
45Ed HanyzewskiP21   65010002002000.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
40Tot PressnellP35   273021003011000.667.7501.0001750.333.6671.0001.00--34
22Emil KushP25   11000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals179453545911360224417553363511606190104110.254.319.353672.099.206.2751.1971.418915969
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
13Claude Passeau33   19142.69353424300278.1284116831374894001.299.190.422.402.881.20
11Bill Lee32   13133.85323018110219.22219994467753101.319.040.162.743.071.12
17Hi Bithorn26   9143.68381690142171.11919370881652001.5910.050.424.263.420.80
23Vern Olsen24   694.5032174191140.11617570655463101.5410.350.393.542.960.84
30,46Bill Fleming28   563.0233144272134.11175145963593001.347.860.604.233.960.94
19Lon Warneke33   572.271512813299.0973325221280001.198.820.181.912.551.33
31Johnny Schmitz21   373.412310106286.2704133345513001.327.240.314.665.281.13
25Jake Mooty29   254.711910105184.18948441144284201.589.541.184.713.000.64
32Paul Erickson26   165.43187106063.0704038441262001.7610.000.575.863.710.63
40Tot Pressnell35   115.542700018439.14028245592001.159.231.151.152.081.80
45Hank Wyse24   211.9344110028.0331061680001.3910.610.321.932.571.33
21Dick Errickson30   114.13130008024.03912111891001.9614.630.383.003.381.13
45Ed Hanyzewski21   113.7961002019.017982860001.328.050.953.792.840.75
30Jesse Flores27   013.604000105.15521260001.409.001.803.6010.803.00
14Vallie Eaves30   009.002000103.04330200002.0012.000.006.000.000.00
22Emil Kush25   000.001000102.01000110001.004.500.004.504.501.00
31Joe Berry37   0018.002000102.07440210004.5031.500.009.004.500.50
21Bob Bowman31   000.001000101.01000000001.009.000.000.000.00--
Batting Totals68863.603051557198414140114476675607052550727401.419.300.453.373.260.97
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Clyde McCulloughC9738661910.9800.00
Chico HernandezC431401740.9750.00
Bob ScheffingC321221626.9860.00
Paul GillespieC4132001.0000.00
Marv FeldermanC282001.0000.00
Jimmie FoxxC120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Phil Cavarretta1B6156744548.9920.00
Jimmie Foxx1B5248924932.9830.00
Rip Russell1B3532813930.9740.00
Babe Dahlgren1B141361027.9860.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lou Stringer2B1132683432959.9550.00
Bobby Sturgeon2B326999218.9880.00
Rip Russell2B245169410.9680.00
Cy Block2B123011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Stan Hack3B1391542611521.9650.00
Rip Russell3B106810.9330.00
Cy Block3B8101221.9170.00
Bobby Sturgeon3B210001.0000.00
Lou Stringer3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lennie MerulloSS1432994384280.9460.00
Bobby SturgeonSS294364215.9820.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill NicholsonOF1513271852.9860.00
Lou NovikoffOF1202321192.9640.00
Phil CavarrettaOF70177521.9890.00
Dom DallessandroOF66134621.9860.00
Charlie GilbertOF4799622.9810.00
Peanuts LowreyOF1943211.9780.00
Marv RickertOF6181001.0000.00
Whitey PlattOF471001.0000.00
Rip RussellOF370001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hi BithornP3817153523.9522.10
Claude PasseauP352781261091.0002.36
Bill FlemingP3313452422.9351.95
Bill LeeP32219105522.9702.67
Vern OlsenP32140837011.0002.89
Tot PressnellP273927001.0002.07
Johnny SchmitzP238653812.9774.49
Jake MootyP198432220.9262.68
Paul EricksonP1863512021.0002.43
Lon WarnekeP1599820001.0002.55
Dick ErricksonP132419011.0003.75
Ed HanyzewskiP61915001.0002.84
Jesse FloresP450210.6673.53
Hank WyseP42805011.0001.61
Joe BerryP2201001.0004.50
Vallie EavesP230010.0000.00
Bob BowmanP110000.0000.00
Emil KushP1202001.0009.00


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