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1953 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 65-89 .422
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 633-835 -202
Manager(s): Phil Cavarretta
General Manager: Wid Mathews
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 763,658 11/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Roy Johnson
Assistant Coach: Spud Davis
Assistant Coach: Ray Blades
Pitching Coach: Charlie Root
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10549.682--
9262.59713.0
8371.53922.0
8371.53922.0
7084.45535.0
6886.44237.0
6589.42240.0
50104.32555.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
16Bob AddisOF271222
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0010020000.167.286.250536.083.250.1670.00--314
11Toby AtwellC29741017
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2
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01
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800137010.230.345.297642.068.243.2420.5474.02288
31Fred BaczewskiP27201
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00000001010.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----13
37Gene Baker2B282215
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1
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0001014011.227.261.273534.045.136.2784.00--624
14Ernie BanksSS2235311
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2
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60045000.314.385.571956.257.371.3211.2517.52039
7Frank BaumholtzOF3452075159
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36
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7
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3
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25334236145.306.358.419777.113.194.3240.86173.3218566
12Tommy BrownSS251381927
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7
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1
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2
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13101317309.196.265.304569.109.210.2101.3169.042151
44Phil Cavarretta362136
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3
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0030063000.286.444.429873.143.429.3330.50--927
33Bubba ChurchP283317
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001
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10016011.212.235.303538.091.121.2316.0033.01035
36Don ElstonP2410000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
40Dee Fondy1B2859579184
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11
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18
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7810744106116.309.357.477834.168.247.3522.4133.1284640
11Joe GaragiolaC272282162
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9
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4
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21002123118.272.333.360693.088.180.2991.10228.082250
18Warren HackerP2878817
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040018054.218.228.256484.038.051.2438.00--2084
22Gene HermanskiOF334016
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0011047001.150.227.175402.025.150.1821.75--744
2Randy Jackson3B2749861142
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22
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8
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19
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668442610920.285.341.476817.191.283.2941.4526.2237549
3,4Hal JeffcoatOF281832243
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4
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22502126035.235.314.328642.093.235.2551.2445.860207
26Sheldon JonesP3170000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
33Bob KellyP2510000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
4Ralph KinerOF3041473117
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14
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2
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28
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871175671110.283.393.529922.246.428.2790.8914.8219490
36Johnny KlippsteinP255859
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2
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01
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400120030.155.169.241410.086.103.21620.0058.01462
20Dutch LeonardP441003
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0020001000.300.300.400700.100.100.333----410
35Turk LownP294836
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0020028022.125.160.146306.021.063.1504.00--752
8Clyde McCulloughC362292159
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2
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6
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23001523039.258.303.367670.109.175.2651.5338.284247
22Catfish MetkovichOF321241929
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9
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02
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12211610136.234.321.355676.121.258.2410.6262.044143
21Eddie Miksis2B-SS2657761145
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17
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6
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8
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39134335911318.251.292.343635.092.165.2691.7972.1198623
24Paul MinnerP2968515
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1
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600316032.221.254.309563.088.132.2755.3368.02174
16Howie PolletP323124
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00000036030.129.206.129335.000.097.1602.00--437
5Bob Ramazzotti2B363936
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0040034011.154.214.205419.051.128.1711.33--843
17Bob RushP275426
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01
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0500323030.111.158.148306.037.093.1947.67--860
9Hank SauerOF3639561104
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16
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5
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19
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600050562012.263.346.473819.210.337.2661.1220.8187445
15Carl SawatskiC2559513
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50077002.220.303.322625.102.220.2351.0059.01966
34Bob SchultzP2930000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
6Bill Serena2B-3B282753069
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52004146129.251.348.433781.182.331.2691.1227.5119318
30Duke SimpsonP25812
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00000001000.250.250.250500.000.000.286----28
39Roy SmalleySS272532063
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25002857254.249.324.356680.107.217.3002.0442.290286
10Bob TalbotOF2630510
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001004022.333.333.400733.067.100.385----1232
29Preston WardOF251001023
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12311821013.230.347.400747.170.370.2531.1725.040119
28Jim WillisP2691000010013010.000.100.000100.000.111.0003.00--011
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
31Fred Baczewski006.309000201020971630002.6018.000.905.402.700.50--
30Duke Simpson128.003010011045604740825211101.8912.001.605.004.200.84--
34Bob Schultz025.25720030111310721140002.009.751.508.253.000.36--
17Bob Rush9144.532928810016617797841766841101.469.540.923.564.531.27--
16Howie Pollet564.14251720211111206251644451001.489.730.493.573.651.02--
26Bill Moisan005.4030002055330210001.409.000.003.601.800.50--
24Paul Minner12154.2131279221201227109941540640001.3310.160.671.792.871.60--
35Turk Lown875.1749122017314816693852084766001.6910.091.225.114.620.90--
20Dutch Leonard234.574500027862723432924272101.5210.291.293.433.861.12--
36Johnny Klippstein10114.82481950216167169115901510711310001.649.050.805.736.051.06--
33Bob Kelly019.531400060172719182960002.1214.291.064.763.180.67--
26Sheldon Jones025.4522200803847242331690101.6611.130.713.792.130.56--
18Warren Hacker12194.383932906222122512310835541063001.269.121.422.194.301.96--
36Don Elston0114.40210000511881020002.2019.801.800.003.60----
33Bubba Church455.022711104110411567581649472001.589.951.384.244.070.96--
28Jim Willis213.14133206043371515117151001.267.740.213.563.140.88--


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