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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:  -

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
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
40Dee Fondy+1b928-MLB150595791842411187810744106116.309.000.477477284--
21Eddie Miksis+2b-of4126-MLB14257761145176839134335911318.251.000.343343198--
7Frank Baumholtz+of3134-MLB13352075159367325334236145.306.000.419419218--
2Randy Jackson+3b3027-MLB1394986114222819668442610920.285.000.476476237--
4Ralph Kiner+of1330-MLB1174147311714228871175671110.283.000.529529219--
9Hank Sauer+of-36-MLB1083956110416519600050562012.263.000.473473187--
6Bill Serena+3b-2b-28-MLB9327530691051052004146129.251.000.433433119--
39Roy Smalley+ss-27-MLB82253206390625002857254.249.000.35635690--
8Clyde McCullough+c-36-MLB77229215932623001523039.258.000.36736784--
11Joe Garagiola+c-27-MLB74228216294121002123118.272.000.36036082--
3,4Hal Jeffcoat+of-p6328-MLB106183224331422502126035.235.000.32832860--
12Tommy Brown+ss-of-25-MLB65138192771213101317309.196.000.30430442--
22Catfish Metkovich+of-1b-32-MLB61124192990212211610136.234.000.35535544--
29Preston Ward+1b-of5725-MLB33100102350412311821013.230.000.40040040--
18Warren Hacker+p-28-MLB427881711040018054.218.000.25625620--
11Toby Atwell+c6529-MLB24741017201800137010.230.000.29729722--
24Paul Minner+p-29-MLB3168515111600316032.221.000.30930921--
15Carl Sawatski+c-25-MLB435951330150077002.220.000.32232219--
36Johnny Klippstein+p-25-MLB485859201400120030.155.000.24124114--
17Bob Rush+p-27-MLB295426010500323030.111.000.1481488--
35Turk Lown+p-29-MLB49483610020028022.125.000.1461467--
22Gene Hermanski+of-33-MLB18401610011047001.150.000.1751757--
5Bob Ramazzotti+2b-3b-36-MLB26393620040034011.154.000.2052058--
14Ernie Banks+1b-ss-22UDFA: 1953MLB103531111260045000.314.000.57157120--
33Bubba Church+p-28-MLB27331700110016011.212.000.30330310--
16Howie Pollet+p-32-MLB25312400000036030.129.000.1291294--
10Bob Talbot+of-26-MLB83051001001004022.333.000.40040012--
37Gene Baker+2b-3b-28-MLB7221510001014011.227.000.2732736--
44Phil Cavarretta+1b-of-36UDFA: 1978MLB27213630030063000.286.000.4294299--
16Bob Addis+of-27-MLB10122210010020000.167.000.2502503--
20Dutch Leonard+p-44-MLB45100310020001000.300.000.4004004--
28Jim Willis+p-26-MLB1391000010013010.000.000.00000--
30Duke Simpson+p-25-MLB3081200000001000.250.000.2502502--
26Sheldon Jones+p-31-MLB2270000000002000.000.000.00000--
34Bob Schultz+p-29-MLB730000000001000.000.000.00000--
31Fred Baczewski+p-27-MLB920100000001010.500.000.5005001--
36Don Elston+p-24-MLB210000000000000.000.000.00000--
33Bob Kelly+p-25-MLB1410000000001000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
18Warren Hacker+828-MLB12194.3839329062221.2225123108355410630 01.269.141.422.194.300.51--0.55
24Paul Minner+1329-MLB12154.2131279221201.02271099415406400 01.3310.160.671.792.870.63--0.89
36Johnny Klippstein+1925-MLB10114.83481950216167.21691159015107113100 01.659.070.815.746.070.95--0.87
17Bob Rush+3427-MLB9144.5429288100166.2177978417668410 11.469.560.923.564.540.79--1.01
35Turk Lown+3929-MLB875.16491220173148.1166938520847660 01.6910.071.215.104.611.11--1.05
16Howie Pollet+-32-MLB564.1225172021111.112062516444510 01.479.700.493.563.640.98--1.00
33Bubba Church+4528-MLB455.0027111041104.1115675816494720 01.579.921.384.234.051.04--0.90
20Dutch Leonard+3344-MLB234.604500027862.27234329242720 11.5310.341.293.453.880.89--1.00
30Duke Simpson+-25-MLB128.003010011045.06047408252110 11.8912.001.605.004.201.19--0.76
28Jim Willis+-26-MLB213.12133206043.13715151171510 01.257.680.213.533.121.13--1.09
26Sheldon Jones+-31-MLB025.40222008038.1472423316900 11.6411.030.703.762.111.78--0.89
33Bob Kelly+4725-MLB019.53140006017.027191829600 02.1214.291.064.763.181.50--0.80
34Bob Schultz+-29-MLB025.4072003011.213107211400 02.0610.031.548.493.092.75--6.00
31Fred Baczewski+4627-MLB006.3090002010.0209716300 02.6018.000.905.402.702.00--0.38
26Bill Moisan+-27-MLB005.403000205.053302100 01.409.000.003.601.802.00----
36Don Elston+-24-MLB0114.402100005.0118810200 02.2019.801.800.003.600.00----
Totals: (38 players)65894.79154154383116221,359149183572313755462327--41.399.871.003.674.130.89-- 

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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