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1953 CHICAGO CUBS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  65-89   .422
Result:   7th in National League
Manager(s):  Phil Cavarretta
General Manager:   Wid Mathews
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  763,658
Playoffs: Season in progress

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Dutch Leonard (44)
Youngest Player:  Ernie Banks (22)
Longest Tenure:  Phil Cavarretta (20)
Top Hitter:  Dee Fondy (9)
Top Pitcher:  Warren Hacker (8)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  90.16%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn10549.682--
Milwaukee9262.59713.0
Philadelphia8371.53922.0
St. Louis8371.53922.0
NY Giants7084.45535.0
Cincinnati6886.44237.0
Chi Cubs6589.42240.0
Pittsburgh50104.32555.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
40Dee Fondy1b928-MLB150595791842411187810744106116.309.000.4770284--
21Eddie Miksis2b-of4126-MLB14257761145176839134335911318.251.000.3430198--
7Frank Baumholtzof3134-MLB13352075159367325334236145.306.000.4190218--
2Randy Jackson3b3027-MLB1394986114222819668442610920.285.000.4760237--
4Ralph Kinerof1330-MLB1174147311714228871175671110.283.000.5291000219--
9Hank Sauerof-36-MLB1083956110416519600050562012.263.000.4730187--
6Bill Serena3b-2b-28-MLB9327530691051052004146129.251.000.4330119--
39Roy Smalleyss-27-MLB82253206390625002857254.249.000.356090--
8Clyde McCulloughc-36-MLB77229215932623001523039.258.000.367084--
11Joe Garagiolac-27-MLB74228216294121002123118.272.000.360082--
3,4Hal Jeffcoatof-p6328-MLB106183224331422502126035.235.000.328060--
12Tommy Brownss-of-25-MLB65138192771213101317309.196.000.304042--
22Catfish Metkovichof-1b-32-MLB61124192990212211610136.234.000.355044--
29Preston Ward1b-of5725-MLB33100102350412311821013.230.000.400040--
18Warren Hackerp-28-MLB427881711040018054.218.000.256020--
11Toby Atwellc6529-MLB24741017201800137010.230.000.297022--
24Paul Minnerp-29-MLB3168515111600316032.221.000.309021--
15Carl Sawatskic-25-MLB435951330150077002.220.000.322019--
36Johnny Klippsteinp-25-MLB485859201400120030.155.000.241014--
17Bob Rushp-27-MLB295426010500323030.111.000.14808--
35Turk Lownp-29-MLB49483610020028022.125.000.14607--
22Gene Hermanskiof-33-MLB18401610011047001.150.000.17507--
5Bob Ramazzotti2b-3b-36-MLB26393620040034011.154.000.20508--
14Ernie Banks1b-ss-22UDFA: 1953MLB103531111260045000.314.000.571100020--
33Bubba Churchp-28-MLB27331700110016011.212.000.303010--
16Howie Polletp-32-MLB25312400000036030.129.000.12904--
10Bob Talbotof-26-MLB83051001001004022.333.000.400012--
37Gene Baker2b-3b-28-MLB7221510001014011.227.000.27306--
44Phil Cavarretta1b-of-36UDFA: 1978MLB27213630030063000.286.000.42909--
16Bob Addisof-27-MLB10122210010020000.167.000.25003--
20Dutch Leonardp-44-MLB45100310020001000.300.000.40004--
28Jim Willisp-26-MLB1391000010013010.000.000.00000--
30Duke Simpsonp-25-MLB3081200000001000.250.000.25002--
26Sheldon Jonesp-31-MLB2270000000002000.000.000.00000--
34Bob Schultzp-29-MLB730000000001000.000.000.00000--
31Fred Baczewskip-27-MLB920100000001010.500.000.50001--
33Bob Kellyp-25-MLB1410000000001000.000.000.00000--
36Don Elstonp-24-MLB210000000000000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
18Warren Hacker828-MLB12194.3839329062221.22251231083554106301.269.141.422.194.300.51--0.55
24Paul Minner1329-MLB12154.2131279221201.022710994154064001.3310.160.671.792.870.63--0.89
36Johnny Klippstein1925-MLB10114.83481950216167.216911590151071131001.659.070.815.746.070.95--0.87
17Bob Rush3427-MLB9144.5429288100166.21779784176684111.469.560.923.564.540.79--1.01
35Turk Lown3929-MLB875.16491220173148.11669385208476601.6910.071.215.104.611.11--1.05
16Howie Pollet-32-MLB564.1225172021111.1120625164445101.479.700.493.563.640.98--1.00
33Bubba Church4528-MLB455.0027111041104.11156758164947201.579.921.384.234.051.04--0.90
20Dutch Leonard3344-MLB234.604500027862.272343292427211.5310.341.293.453.880.89--1.00
30Duke Simpson-25-MLB128.003010011045.060474082521111.8912.001.605.004.201.19--0.76
28Jim Willis-26-MLB213.12133206043.137151511715101.257.680.213.533.121.13--1.09
26Sheldon Jones-31-MLB025.40222008038.14724233169011.6411.030.703.762.111.78--0.89
33Bob Kelly4725-MLB019.53140006017.0271918296002.1214.291.064.763.181.50--0.80
34Bob Schultz-29-MLB025.4072003011.2131072114002.0610.031.548.493.092.75--6.00
31Fred Baczewski4627-MLB006.3090002010.02097163002.6018.000.905.402.702.00--0.38
26Bill Moisan-27-MLB005.403000205.0533021001.409.000.003.601.802.00----
36Don Elston-24-MLB0114.402100005.01188102002.2019.801.800.003.600.00----
Totals: (38 players)65894.79154154383116221,35914918357231375546232741.399.871.003.674.130.89-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Clyde McCulloughC732733147.9870.00 
Joe GaragiolaC682963442.9880.00 
Toby AtwellC241081780.9400.00 
Carl SawatskiC1545530.9430.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dee Fondy1B149127411518105.9870.00 
Catfish Metkovich1B737122.9500.00 
Preston Ward1B7491091.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Eddie Miksis2B922102622365.9540.00 
Bill Serena2B49106120424.9830.00 
Bob Ramazzotti2B18282356.9110.00 
Gene Baker2B6111123.9170.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Randy Jackson3B1331412652224.9490.00 
Bill Serena3B28294037.9580.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Roy SmalleySS771531912539.9320.00 
Eddie MiksisSS531051441231.9540.00 
Tommy BrownSS2544681213.9030.00 
Ernie BanksSS10193319.9810.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frank BaumholtzOF130290660.9800.00 
Ralph KinerOF116211682.9640.00 
Hank SauerOF105221571.9700.00 
Hal JeffcoatOF100175652.9730.00 
Catfish MetkovichOF38671001.0000.00 
Preston WardOF2749020.9610.00 
Gene HermanskiOF13180001.0000.00 
Bob TalbotOF7203011.0000.00 
Tommy BrownOF64210.8570.00 
Bob AddisOF371011.0000.00 
Paul SchramkaOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Turk LownP491481233041.0002.73 
Johnny KlippsteinP4816752121.9291.40 
Dutch LeonardP4562910001.0002.75 
Warren HackerP39221102720.9491.51 
Paul MinnerP31201115632.9573.00 
Duke SimpsonP304546001.0002.00 
Bob RushP291661328031.0002.22 
Bubba ChurchP2710461630.8801.90 
Howie PolletP2511181432.8801.78 
Sheldon JonesP22384612.9092.36 
Bob KellyP141715001.0003.18 
Jim WillisP1343412001.0003.34 
Fred BaczewskiP9101111.6671.80 
Bob SchultzP7110010.0000.00 
Bill MoisanP3501001.0001.80 
Don ElstonP2510001.0001.80 


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