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1948 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 64-90 .416
Rank: 8th in National League
Run Differential: 597-701 -104
Roster Continuity 69.42% 11/16
Manager(s): Charlie Grimm
General Manager:
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 1,237,792 9/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Billy Jurges
Assistant Coach: Milt Stock
Assistant Coach: Merv Shea
Bullpen Coach: Red Smith
Pitching Coach: Roy Johnson
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9162.595--
8569.5526.5
8470.5457.5
8371.5398.5
7876.50613.5
6688.42925.5
6489.41827.0
6490.41627.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
36Eddie Waitkus1B28   1395628716627107441143192712.295.348.416764.121.217.2970.4480.3234614
48Andy Pafko3B27   1425488217130226101350505313.312.375.516891.204.301.3071.0021.1283606
43Bill NicholsonOF33   14349468129245196728160515.261.371.445816.184.352.2650.7426.0220581
19Hal JeffcoatOF23   13447353132164442824681146.279.315.355670.076.144.3192.83118.3168512
47Peanuts LowreyOF30   12943547128123254234311711.294.347.349696.055.138.3130.91217.5152477
39Roy SmalleySS22   1243612578114436023761211.216.265.302567.086.150.2633.3090.3109387
5Hank Schenz2B29   96337438817111431815426.261.306.326632.065.128.2710.83337.0110361
44Phil Cavarretta1B-OF31   111334419316534043529131.278.349.383732.105.222.2980.83111.3128373
10Bob ScheffingC34   102293238818254502227116.300.351.427778.126.201.3181.2358.6125317
7Emil Verban2B32   562483773151116447104.294.308.375683.081.113.3001.75248.093253
22Clarence MaddernOF26   80214165412142701025522.252.301.374675.121.168.2702.5053.580231
9Clyde McCulloughC31   691721036421701525018.209.273.273546.064.151.2401.67172.047188
8Rube WalkerC22   7917117478052602417208.275.371.409780.135.275.2820.7134.270197
33Gene Mauch2B-SS22   531381828321712610020.203.329.275604.072.268.2130.38138.038166
7Dick CullerSS33   488941520050133034.169.275.191466.022.169.1740.23--17105
53Johnny SchmitzP27   348431111040319074.131.161.167328.036.071.1696.33--1494
28Russ MeyerP24   29561601030019070.107.107.143250.036.036.162----863
27Dutch McCallP27   3053392006048020.170.228.208436.038.113.2002.00--1159
30Bob RushP22   3839151000009020.128.128.154282.026.026.167----641
26Hank BorowyP32   3936483000028000.222.263.306569.083.139.2864.00--1138
35Ralph HamnerP31   27331610150012011.182.182.303485.121.121.250--33.01034
11Cliff AbersonOF26   12321610160510000.188.297.313610.125.281.2382.0032.01037
23Doyle LadeP27   19323500020110000.156.182.156338.000.031.22710.00--533
32Cliff ChambersP26   2930041003003031.133.133.167300.033.033.148----533
6,18Jeff CrossSS29   1620120000004000.100.100.100200.000.000.125----220
31Bob ChipmanP29   3416240002024000.250.333.250583.000.125.3332.00--418
29Emil KushP31   3413120000023000.154.267.154421.000.154.2001.50--215
20Don Johnson3B-2B36   612030000101001.250.250.250500.000.083.273----312
17Jess DobernicP30   5410020000000000.200.200.200400.000.000.200----210
20Danny Lynch2B22   77320011011000.286.375.7141089.429.571.2001.007.058
41Carmen MauroOF21   35210011020000.200.429.8001229.6001.000.0000.005.047
18Carl Sawatski20   22000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
24Ben WadeP25   22000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
37Paul EricksonP32   31000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals19235352597140222544875643944457429070104.262.318.369687.107.197.2801.2961.519765866
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
53Johnny Schmitz27   18132.64343018241242.0186927111971006001.176.920.413.613.721.03
28Russ Meyer24   10103.6529268320164.21577567877893101.428.560.444.204.851.16
27Dutch McCall27   4134.8330205020151.115893811485894001.619.420.835.075.301.05
30Bob Rush22   5113.9236164090133.11537058837723001.4310.350.542.504.871.95
26Hank Borowy32   5104.89391721121127.01568069949503001.6111.060.643.473.541.02
35Ralph Hamner31   594.7027175040111.111063581269532101.618.920.975.594.300.77
32Cliff Chambers26   294.41291231100103.21005751448510001.428.650.354.154.411.06
23Doyle Lade27   564.031912602087.1994439431292001.4910.240.413.213.000.94
17Jess Dobernic30   723.145400027185.2673330840480001.247.010.844.195.021.20
29Emil Kush31   144.383410017372.0703935537313001.498.750.634.633.880.84
31Bob Chipman29   213.603430013460.1733424524161001.6210.950.753.602.400.67
37Paul Erickson32   006.003000005.27540640002.1710.500.009.006.000.67
24Ben Wade25   017.202000005.04440410001.607.200.007.201.800.25
17Warren Hacker23   0121.003100103.07770300003.3321.000.009.000.000.00
2Tony Jacobs22   004.501000102.03111020001.5013.504.500.009.00--
16Don Carlsen21   0036.001000001.05440210007.0045.000.0018.009.000.50
Batting Totals64904.0137515551710410135513557016038960963627201.459.000.594.054.221.04
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob ScheffingC783323645.9890.00
Clyde McCulloughC512252575.9730.00
Rube WalkerC441782243.9800.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie Waitkus1B116106492977.9920.00
Phil Cavarretta1B4137428146.9980.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank Schenz2B781841901045.9740.00
Emil Verban2B561341641147.9640.00
Gene Mauch2B265655918.9250.00
Dick Culler2B231001.0000.00
Don Johnson2B221011.0000.00
Peanuts Lowrey2B245001.0000.00
Jeff Cross2B10000.0000.00
Danny Lynch2B102001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Andy Pafko3B1391253142929.9380.00
Peanuts Lowrey3B991512.9600.00
Hank Schenz3B536001.0000.00
Don Johnson3B21221.6000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roy SmalleySS1241893513470.9410.00
Dick CullerSS4365114618.9680.00
Gene MauchSS19214326.9700.00
Jeff CrossSS93830.7860.00
Peanuts LowreySS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill NicholsonOF136244751.9800.00
Hal JeffcoatOF1193071283.9760.00
Peanuts LowreyOF103225942.9830.00
Clarence MaddernOF5598620.9810.00
Phil CavarrettaOF4072420.9740.00
Eddie WaitkusOF2043010.9770.00
Cliff AbersonOF812121.8670.00
Carmen MauroOF270001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jess DobernicP54856620.8571.27
Hank BorowyP3912763413.9762.83
Bob RushP3613333130.9192.30
Bob ChipmanP3460218001.0003.00
Emil KushP347261510.9552.63
Johnny SchmitzP34242176843.9553.16
Dutch McCallP3015153135.9232.14
Cliff ChambersP29103520011.0002.18
Russ MeyerP29164122610.9742.08
Ralph HamnerP2711172613.9712.67
Doyle LadeP19871119011.0003.10
Paul EricksonP3511001.0003.46
Warren HackerP3301001.0003.00
Ben WadeP2511001.0003.60
Don CarlsenP110000.0000.00
Tony JacobsP1201001.0004.50


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