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1945 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 98-56 .636
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 735-533 + 202
Manager(s): Charlie Grimm
General Manager:
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 1,036,386 3/16
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Tigers)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Milt Stock
Bullpen Coach: Red Smith
Pitching Coach: Roy Johnson
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9856.636--
9559.6173.0
8767.56511.0
8272.53216.0
7874.51319.0
6785.44130.0
6193.39637.0
46108.29952.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
10Stan Hack3B35150597110193297243129930154.323.420.405825.082.268.3380.30298.5242702
43Bill NicholsonOF3015155982136284138849273639.243.356.377733.134.306.2600.7943.0211660
23Don Johnson2B33138557941682322589323432210.302.343.361704.059.133.3191.06278.5201614
48Andy PafkoOF2414453464159241212110545368214.298.361.455816.157.251.3020.8044.5243608
11Peanuts LowreyOF27143523721482277891148270218.283.343.392735.109.222.2880.5674.7205592
44Phil Cavarretta1B2813249894177341069758134436.355.449.500949.145.317.3730.4283.0249586
21Lennie MerulloSS281213944094180237731302615.239.297.299596.061.157.2540.97197.0118433
20Mickey LivingstonC30712241957422232196467.254.324.317641.063.156.2550.32112.071253
27Roy HughesSS-2B34692223458810861618084.261.311.306617.045.144.2841.13--68246
37Paul GillespieC24751631247603252189201.288.366.380746.092.215.2910.5054.362183
7Heinz Becker1B296713325388222701716203.286.375.421796.135.263.3130.9466.556152
33Hank WyseP273810161720070016082.168.168.188356.020.020.200----19109
12Dewey WilliamsC29591001628222501313025.280.363.400763.120.250.3061.0050.040115
8Len RiceC26329910233007258034.232.269.263532.030.101.2531.60--26107
45Ed SauerOF264993824412112823031.258.317.387704.129.237.3242.8846.536104
13Claude PasseauP363491101720290222030.187.204.275479.088.110.22411.0045.52596
36Paul DerringerP38357531530080012092.200.200.240440.040.040.238----1884
49Frank SecoryOF323557491006027032.158.186.175361.018.053.1803.50--1062
39Ray PrimP3834514130001059050.255.321.255576.000.098.3101.80--1361
22Bill SchusterSS324547892102274023.191.296.277573.085.277.2090.57--1356
26Hank BorowyP2915415710000411071.171.244.195439.024.122.2332.75--852
30Paul EricksonP292832252000038040.156.229.219448.063.156.2082.67--739
35Hy VandenbergP393032440102014011.125.152.188340.063.094.1434.00--634
51Reggie Otero1B291423190005022010.391.440.391831.000.087.4291.00--926
31Bob ChipmanP262517131002024030.176.263.235498.059.176.2312.00--422
50Johnny Ostrowski3B27710432001000000.300.300.500800.200.200.300----510
53Cy Block3B-2B2627110001000000.143.143.143286.000.000.143----17
5Johnny Moore4376010002011000.167.286.167453.000.167.2001.00--17
32Jorge ComellasP2873000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
38Mack StewartP30163010000001000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
32,38Ray StarrP3992110000000011.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----13
36Lon WarnekeP3692100000010000.000.333.000333.000.500.0000.00--03
6Ed HanyzewskiP2421000000011000.000.500.000500.0001.000-1.00--02
27Walter SignerP3461000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals17995298735146522952576746955546232015093.277.345.372717.095.213.2950.8392.919696003
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
33Hank Wyse2722102.6938342323027827295831755773001.188.810.551.782.491.40
13Claude Passeau361792.463427195512272057062459982101.168.130.162.343.891.66
36Paul Derringer3816113.453530151542132239982851862001.289.380.342.143.621.69
39Ray Prim381382.40341992921651425844923883001.007.750.491.254.803.83
26Hank Borowy291122.141514111111221053329247471001.257.750.153.473.471.00
30Paul Erickson29743.332893093108944140548532001.317.830.424.004.421.10
35Hy Vandenberg39733.513073112295914437433351001.318.620.383.133.321.06
31Bob Chipman26453.502510313072633728434291001.357.880.504.253.630.85
38Mack Stewart30014.82161001002837161501491001.8211.890.004.502.890.64
36Lon Warneke36013.869100501416960162001.2110.290.000.643.866.00
32,38Ray Starr39107.62910030131711111750001.8511.770.694.853.460.71
32Jorge Comellas28024.507100001211761660001.428.250.754.504.501.00
27Walter Signer34003.38600031811631500002.0012.381.135.630.000.00
6Ed Hanyzewski24005.4021000047431101101.6012.601.801.800.000.00
34George Hennessey37006.7520001037330120002.0015.750.002.254.502.00
Pitching Totals98562.9829015586136914136613015334525738554119201.238.570.382.543.561.41
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mickey LivingstonC682632732.9900.00
Dewey WilliamsC541142031.9780.00
Paul GillespieC451612021.9890.00
Len RiceC29115831.9760.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Phil Cavarretta1B120114977983.9930.00
Heinz Becker1B28222120211.0000.00
Reggie Otero1B854424.9670.00
Stan Hack1B538212.9760.00
Roy Hughes1B240001.0000.00
Mickey Livingston1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don Johnson2B1383094401974.9750.00
Roy Hughes2B21474816.9900.00
Bill Schuster2B303001.0000.00
Cy Block2B125001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Stan Hack3B1461953121327.9750.00
Roy Hughes3B989011.0000.00
Johnny Ostrowski3B41210.7500.00
Cy Block3B112001.0000.00
Bill Schuster3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lennie MerulloSS1182093363049.9480.00
Roy HughesSS36611001221.9310.00
Bill SchusterSS22383748.9490.00
Peanuts LowreySS21210.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill NicholsonOF1513001234.9900.00
Andy PafkoOF1403711120.9950.00
Peanuts LowreyOF1382801741.9870.00
Ed SauerOF26441011.0000.00
Frank SecoryOF12200001.0000.00
Phil CavarrettaOF11231001.0000.00
Loyd ChristopherOF10000.0000.00
Paul GillespieOF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank WyseP38278106725.9752.49
Paul DerringerP3521393210.9761.73
Claude PasseauP342271752031.0002.74
Ray PrimP3416572512.9701.74
Hy VandenbergP309571821.9262.37
Paul EricksonP28108219001.0001.75
Bob ChipmanP257241611.9522.50
Mack StewartP162816011.0002.24
Hank BorowyP15122520001.0001.84
Ray StarrP91303001.0002.06
Lon WarnekeP91433001.0003.86
Jorge ComellasP71209011.0006.75
Walter SignerP6801001.0001.13
Ed HanyzewskiP240210.6674.29
George HennesseyP2311001.0005.63


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