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1955 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-81 .471
Rank: 6th in National League
Run Differential: 626-713 -87
Roster Continuity 67.40% 14/16
Manager(s): Stan Hack
General Manager: Wid Mathews
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 875,800 10/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bob Scheffing
Assistant Coach: Ray Blades
Assistant Coach: Ray Hayworth
Pitching Coach: Dutch Leonard
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9855.641--
8569.55213.5
8074.51918.5
7777.50021.5
7579.48723.5
7281.47126.0
6886.44230.5
6094.39038.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
37Gene Baker2B30   60982163
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529749572118314.268.323.392715.125.209.2791.1655.4239681
14Ernie BanksSS24   59698176
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9
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44
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117934572260316.295.345.596941.300.386.2731.6013.5355646
40Dee Fondy1B30   57469152
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6589358726349.265.307.422729.157.216.2852.4933.8242618
2Randy Jackson3B29   49973132
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7
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70025858163411.265.340.445785.180.293.2621.0023.8222565
21Eddie MiksisOF28   48152113
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413632550310111.235.282.328610.094.154.2491.7253.4158524
32Harry ChitiC22   3382478
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4100256818358.231.282.352634.121.195.2542.7230.7119372
48Jim KingOF22   3014377
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4521243921333.256.312.425737.169.252.2601.6327.4128333
7Frank BaumholtzOF36   2802381
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2701162412759.289.325.379704.089.143.3081.50280.0106309
9Hank SauerOF38   2612955
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2800264720018.211.286.387673.176.276.2121.8121.8101290
11Bob SpeakeOF24   2613657
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4334287134011.218.300.429729.211.314.2512.5421.8112293
30Jim BolgerOF23   1601933
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072291721203.206.257.288545.081.138.2311.89--46173
28Lloyd MerrimanOF30   1451531
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810212100010.214.311.290601.076.228.2421.00145.042167
25Walker CooperC40   1111131
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150061911103.279.322.559881.279.333.2823.1715.962119
17Bob RushP29   8269
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50064000300.110.170.171341.061.134.1956.6782.01491
8Clyde McCulloughC38   81716
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000100081513221.198.272.198470.000.099.2351.88--1694
27Sam JonesP29   77214
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0050032700504.182.213.195408.013.052.2809.00--1585
18Warren HackerP30   72618
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03000900001.250.250.319569.069.069.286----2372
24Paul MinnerP31   56513
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001005700100.232.295.268563.036.125.2651.40--1562
55Ted TappeOF24   501213
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1000111123000.260.413.540953.280.500.2571.0012.52763
22Jim DavisP30   3711
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00010032100301.027.100.027127.000.081.0637.00--143
3Gale WadeOF26   3356
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1004300101.182.270.303573.121.242.1720.7533.01038
19Hal JeffcoatP30   2334
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1002900202.174.240.304544.130.217.2314.5023.0727
16Howie PolletP34   1506
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000002500100.400.471.5331004.133.267.6002.50--818
43Harry PerkowskiP32   1322
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0000001200000.154.214.154368.000.077.1822.00--214
1Jim FanningC27   10000000001200001.000.091.00091.000.100.0002.00--011
3Owen Friend3B28   1001
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0000000300000.100.100.100200.000.000.143----110
53Dave HillmanP27   1011
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0000003500100.100.308.100408.000.300.2001.67--114
29John AndreP32   901
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0000000400000.111.111.111222.000.000.200----19
5Vern Morgan3B26   711
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0001003400000.143.400.143543.000.429.3331.33--110
33Bill TremelP25   702
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0000001200000.286.375.286661.000.143.4002.00--28
42Hy CohenP24   3000000001100000.000.250.000250.000.333.0001.00--04
45Don KaiserP20   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
23Bubba ChurchP30   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
31Al Lary26   0100000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals18825214626128718755164597373542880622456933107.247.302.398700.151.234.2631.8831.820765744
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
27Sam Jones29   14204.09363412410241.2175118110221851985001.496.510.826.887.361.07
17Bob Rush29   13113.50333314300234.0204959119731304001.187.850.732.815.001.78
18Warren Hacker30   11154.27353013043213.02021121013843803001.158.541.611.823.381.86
24Paul Minner31   993.4722227100157.217367611547532001.399.850.852.683.021.13
22Jim Davis30   7114.43421600173133.212279661658627001.348.191.073.904.161.07
19Hal Jeffcoat30   862.9450100266100.21074633553322001.589.530.454.722.850.60
16Howie Pollet34   435.61247117561.06241381127272001.469.151.623.983.981.00
53Dave Hillman27   005.28253009057.26336341025231001.529.781.553.883.570.92
43Harry Perkowski32   345.252540014247.2533228325281001.639.940.564.695.251.12
29John Andre32   015.80223005145.0453429728191001.629.001.405.603.800.68
33Bill Tremel25   303.692300012238.2331816218131001.317.620.464.153.000.72
45Don Kaiser20   005.50110006018.120111125111001.3910.001.002.505.502.20
42Hy Cohen24   007.9471000017.028171521040002.2414.821.065.292.120.40
35Vicente Amor22   014.504000306.011330331102.3316.500.004.504.501.00
23Bubba Church30   006.002000113.14221130001.6712.003.003.009.003.00
26Bob Thorpe20   003.002000203.04210000001.3312.000.000.000.00--
Batting Totals72814.17363154479107231378130671363915360168631101.388.531.003.934.481.14
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Harry ChitiC11349569910.9840.00
Clyde McCulloughC371601220.9890.00
Walker CooperC31881141.9610.00
Jim FanningC5302001.0000.00
El TappeC231001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dee Fondy1B147130410713135.9910.00
Bob Speake1B869727.9740.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gene Baker2B15443244430114.9670.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Randy Jackson3B1341252472026.9490.00
Eddie Miksis3B18234635.9580.00
Owen Friend3B222001.0000.00
Vern Morgan3B22220.6670.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ernie BanksSS15429048222102.9720.00
Owen FriendSS110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie MiksisOF111267631.9890.00
Jim KingOF931841022.9900.00
Hank SauerOF68122421.9840.00
Frank BaumholtzOF63131311.9930.00
Bob SpeakeOF5590441.9590.00
Jim BolgerOF51125160.9550.00
Lloyd MerrimanOF4782222.9770.00
Ted TappeOF15181001.0000.00
Gale WadeOF912120.8670.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hal JeffcoatP5010042431.9032.51
Jim DavisP4213352210.9641.82
Sam JonesP36241143650.9091.87
Warren HackerP35213142030.9191.44
Bob RushP33234164311.9832.27
Dave HillmanP255741011.9332.20
Harry PerkowskiP2547812001.0003.81
Howie PolletP2461715011.0003.25
Bill TremelP23382520.7781.65
John AndreP224526001.0001.60
Paul MinnerP2215743913.9772.46
Don KaiserP11180210.6670.99
Hy CohenP71702001.0001.06
Vicente AmorP4604001.0006.00
Bubba ChurchP230000.0000.00
Bob ThorpeP2302001.0006.00


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