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1956 CHICAGO CUBS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  60-94   .390
Result:   8th in National League
Manager(s):  Stan Hack
General Manager:   Wid Mathews
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  720,118
Playoffs: Season in progress

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Clyde McCullough (39)
Youngest Player:  Moe Drabowsky (20)
Longest Tenure:  Warren Hacker, Bob Rush (9)
Top Hitter:  Ernie Banks (14)
Top Pitcher:  Bob Rush (11)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  63.34%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn9361.604--
Milwaukee9262.5971.0
Cincinnati9163.5912.0
St. Louis7678.49417.0
Philadelphia7183.46122.0
NY Giants6787.43526.0
Pittsburgh6688.42927.0
Chi Cubs6094.39033.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
37Gene Baker+2b-3b4231-MLB1405466514123312574339543213515.258.309.377686206606441694.2.266
40Dee Fondy+1b2831-MLB13754352146229946972074057104.269.290.392682213580425684.3.291
14Ernie Banks+1b-ss1425UDFA: 1953MLB139538821602582885695262018037.297.358.5308872855933971097.4.293
43Walt Moryn+of3030-MLB14752969151273236742506732159.285.348.478826253588395976.7.288
7Don Hoak+3b5028-MLB121424519118453783414610844.215.283.311594132478352443.3.228
21Eddie Miksis+2b-of-29-MLB1143565485103927423240125110.239.303.360662128395289413.9.247
39Monte Irvin+of-37-MLB11133944921331550104141053411.271.346.460807156387265596.0.268
48Jim King+of-23-MLB1183173279132155412304015244.249.312.445757141354250495.3.241
30Pete Whisenant+of6026-MLB1033143775163114682245311536.239.292.414706130347255424.4.253
15Hobie Landrith+c5126-MLB1113122269103432023938115732.221.307.31161897362257333.5.238
47Solly Drake+of5625-MLB6521529559121595233510300.256.331.33566572242168264.3.298
32Harry Chiti+c-23-MLB7220317436441800193513319.212.281.34062169227173182.9.236
5Frank Kellert+1b-31-MLB7112910243141700122201118.186.254.3185714114311581.9.192
17Bob Rush+p-30-MLB32826810020063700401.098.159.11026999279-5-1.7.178
27Sam Jones+p5830-MLB3357310000100419001001.175.230.17540510715800.0.263
23Jerry Kindall+2b-ss-21-MLB32557911001061701102.164.246.21846412624910.6.237
18Warren Hacker+p-31-MLB3454280004000600101.148.148.14829685548-1-0.7.167
45Don Kaiser+p-21-MLB27471200010003000010.043.042.0438424846-7-3.9.111
22Jim Davis+p-31-MLB46283500000011000300.179.207.179385532260-0.2.278
31Turk Lown+p-32-MLB61232501120021100100.217.280.43571510261923.4.364
42Jim Brosnan+p-26-MLB3022241000000600200.182.182.2274095242000.4.250
57Vito Valentinetti+p-27-MLB42200200000111000100.100.143.10024322220-2-2.4.200
8Clyde McCullough+c-39-MLB1419041001000500211.211.200.2634635221900.6.267
12Ed Winceniak+3b-ss-27-MLB1517120000001300001.118.167.11828421816-1-1.3.143
26Moe Drabowsky+p-20-MLB916140000000300200.250.250.2505004181411.5.308
2Gale Wade+of-27-MLB1012000000001000002.000.077.0007701314-2-3.0.000
24Paul Minner+p-32-MLB1012232100000600000.250.250.583833712925.9.500
34Russ Meyer+p-32-MLB2012010000001300200.083.154.083237115130-1.0.111
25Jim Hughes+p-33-MLB257221001000000000.286.286.42971437516.2.286
1Jim Fanning+c-28-MLB14010000000000001.250.250.250500144--.250
53Dave Hillman+p-28-MLB24000000000100000.000.000.0000044--.000
3Owen Friend+2b-29-MLB22000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
10Richie Myers+h-26-MLB41100000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
55El Tappe+c-29-MLB31000000001000000.000.500.00050002106.1.000
Totals: (34 players)154526059712812025014256355384467761360874699.244.302.3826842009585242496514.1.260

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
17Bob Rush+1130-MLB13103.19323213100239.2210101853059104601.127.891.132.223.910.57--1.04
27Sam Jones+1830-MLB9143.9133288230188.2155938221115176201.437.391.005.498.400.65--0.80
18Warren Hacker+3231-MLB3134.6634244040168.019010387284465101.3910.181.502.363.480.68--0.59
45Don Kaiser+-21-MLB493.5927225120150.11446960155274301.308.620.903.114.430.70--0.95
22Jim Davis+4731-MLB573.66461121172120.11165649115966301.458.680.824.414.940.89--0.84
31Turk Lown+2432-MLB983.58610004713110.2954944107874101.567.730.816.346.021.05--0.80
57Vito Valentinetti+4827-MLB643.784220018195.1844740103626401.267.930.943.402.451.38--0.51
42Jim Brosnan+-26-MLB593.7930101111195.095444094551201.479.000.854.264.830.88--0.75
34Russ Meyer+-32-MLB166.32209006057.0714140112628001.7011.211.744.114.420.93--1.51
26Moe Drabowsky+-20-MLB242.4797302051.037191413936001.496.530.186.886.351.08--1.12
24Paul Minner+-32-MLB256.89109100047.060383691914101.6811.491.723.642.681.36--1.14
25Jim Hughes+-33-MLB135.16251008045.143352643020111.618.540.795.963.971.50--0.89
53Dave Hillman+-28-MLB022.1922000012.11173056001.308.030.003.654.380.83--0.50
15John Briggs+-22-MLB001.693000105.1511141001.698.441.696.751.694.00--0.50
50George Piktuzis+-24-MLB007.202000105.0644123001.6010.801.803.605.400.67--1.00
33Bill Tremel+-26-MLB009.001000001.0311000003.0027.000.000.000.00------
Totals: (34 players)60943.96154154376117171,39213257086121426137442411.248.571.043.964.810.82-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hobie LandrithC9948355149.9750.00 
Harry ChitiC673273572.9810.00 
Clyde McCulloughC7243001.0000.00 
El TappeC340001.0000.00 
Jim FanningC15321.8000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dee Fondy1B13310489417101.9850.00 
Frank Kellert1B2720924222.9910.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gene Baker2B1403624262599.9690.00 
Eddie Miksis2B19305229.9760.00 
Ed Winceniak2B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don Hoak3B1101221581516.9490.00 
Eddie Miksis3B48599645.9750.00 
Ed Winceniak3B45310.8890.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ernie BanksSS1392793572592.9620.00 
Jerry KindallSS183353412.9560.00 
Eddie MiksisSS212001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Walt MorynOF1412681852.9830.00 
Monte IrvinOF96216620.9910.00 
Pete WhisenantOF93242620.9920.00 
Jim KingOF821871022.9900.00 
Solly DrakeOF53142311.9930.00 
Eddie MiksisOF3354110.9820.00 
Gale WadeOF37010.8750.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Turk LownP6111091311.9571.80 
Jim DavisP46120223031.0001.87 
Vito ValentinettiP429541210.9411.51 
Warren HackerP34168518021.0001.23 
Sam JonesP3318872143.8751.34 
Bob RushP32239143422.9601.81 
Jim BrosnanP3095811001.0001.80 
Don KaiserP2715072631.9171.98 
Jim HughesP254515021.0001.20 
Russ MeyerP2057417021.0003.32 
Paul MinnerP104741010.9332.68 
Moe DrabowskyP95127001.0001.59 
John BriggsP3501001.0001.76 
Dave HillmanP21204001.0002.98 
George PiktuzisP250000.0000.00 
Bill TremelP110000.0000.00 


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