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1956 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 60-94 .390
Rank: 8th in National League
Run Differential: 597-708 -111
Manager(s): Stan Hack
General Manager: Wid Mathews (1956-10-10), John Holland
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 720,118 14/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Pepper Martin
Assistant Coach: Ray Blades
Pitching Coach: Dutch Leonard
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9361.604--
9262.5971.0
9163.5912.0
7678.49417.0
7183.46122.0
6787.43526.0
6688.42927.0
6094.39033.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
37Gene Baker2B3154665141
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3
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12
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574339543213515.258.309.377686.119.192.2661.3845.5206606
40Dee Fondy1B3154352146
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22
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9
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9
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46972074057104.269.290.392682.123.164.2913.7060.3213580
14Ernie BanksSS2553882160
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25
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8
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28
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85695262018037.297.358.530888.232.323.2931.1919.2285593
43Walt MorynOF3052969151
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27
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3
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23
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6742506732159.285.348.478826.193.291.2881.3423.0253588
7Don Hoak3B284245191
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18
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4
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5
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3783414610844.215.283.311594.097.205.2281.1284.8132478
21Eddie Miksis3B-OF293565485
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3
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9
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27423240125110.239.303.360663.121.216.2471.2539.6128395
39Monte IrvinOF373394492
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3
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15
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50104141053411.271.346.460806.189.313.2681.0022.6156387
48Jim KingOF233173279
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2
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15
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5412304015244.249.313.445758.196.287.2411.3321.1141354
30Pete WhisenantOF263143775
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16
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3
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11
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4682245311536.239.292.414706.175.271.2532.2128.5130347
15Hobie LandrithC263122269
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32023938115732.221.307.311618.090.208.2380.9778.097362
47Solly DrakeOF252152955
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1595233510300.256.331.335666.079.205.2981.52107.572242
32Harry ChitiC232031743
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4
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1800193513319.212.281.340621.128.222.2361.8450.869227
5Frank Kellert1B311291024
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1700122201118.186.254.318572.132.225.1921.8332.341143
17Bob RushP308268
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0020063700401.098.159.110269.012.085.1786.17--992
27Sam JonesP3057310
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000100419001001.175.230.175405.000.070.2634.75--1071
23Jerry KindallSS215579
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001061701102.164.246.218464.055.182.2372.83--1262
18Warren HackerP315428
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0004000600101.148.148.148296.000.000.167----855
45Don KaiserP214712
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00010003000010.043.042.04385.000.000.111----248
22Jim DavisP312835
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00000011000300.179.207.179386.000.036.27810.00--532
31Turk LownP322325
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20021100100.217.280.435715.217.304.3645.5023.01026
42Jim BrosnanP262224
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000000600200.182.182.227409.045.045.250----524
57Vito ValentinettiP272002
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00000111000100.100.143.100243.000.000.20010.00--222
8Clyde McCulloughC391904
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001000500211.211.200.263463.053.053.267----522
12Ed Winceniak3B271712
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0000001300001.118.167.118285.000.059.1433.00--218
26Moe DrabowskyP201614
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0000000300200.250.250.250500.000.000.308----418
34Russ MeyerP321201
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0000001300200.083.154.083237.000.083.1113.00--115
24Paul MinnerP321223
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00000600000.250.250.583833.333.333.500----712
2Gale WadeOF2712000000001000002.000.077.00077.000.083.0000.00--013
25Jim HughesP33722
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001000000000.286.286.429715.143.143.286----37
1Jim FanningC28401
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0000000000001.250.250.250500.000.000.250----14
53Dave HillmanP284000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
3Owen Friend292000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
10Richie Myers261100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
55El TappeC291000000001000000.000.500.000500.0001.000.0000.00--02
Batting Totals1901526059712812025014256355384467761360874699.244.300.382682.138.226.2601.7437.020095839
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
17Bob Rush3013103.193232131002392101018530591046001.127.881.132.213.901.76
27Sam Jones309143.90332882301881559382211151762001.437.381.005.488.381.53
18Warren Hacker313134.6634244040168190103872844651001.3910.181.502.363.481.48
45Don Kaiser21493.602722512015014469601552743001.318.640.903.124.441.42
22Jim Davis31573.6846112117212011656491159663001.468.700.834.434.951.12
31Turk Lown32983.576100047131109549441078741001.567.700.816.326.000.95
57Vito Valentinetti27643.7942200181958447401036264001.267.960.953.412.460.72
42Jim Brosnan26593.7930101111195954440945512001.479.000.854.264.831.13
34Russ Meyer32166.322090060577141401126280001.7011.211.744.114.421.08
26Moe Drabowsky20242.4797302051371914139360001.496.530.186.886.350.92
24Paul Minner32256.89109100047603836919141001.6811.491.723.642.680.74
25Jim Hughes33135.20251008045433526430201101.628.600.806.004.000.67
53Dave Hillman28022.252200001211730560001.338.250.003.754.501.20
15John Briggs22001.8030001055111410001.809.001.807.201.800.25
50George Piktuzis24007.2020001056441230001.6010.801.803.605.401.50
33Bill Tremel26009.0010000013110000003.0027.000.000.000.00--
Pitching Totals60943.96377157376120171392132570861216161374424101.398.571.043.964.811.21
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Gene Baker310001400000000------.969------------36242625
Ernie Banks250000013900000----------.962--------27935725
John Briggs22300000000001.000------------------010
Jim Brosnan263000000000001.000------------------8110
Harry Chiti23067000000000--.981----------------327357
Jim Davis314600000000001.000------------------2230
Moe Drabowsky20900000000001.000------------------270
Solly Drake25000000000530------------------.99314231
Jim Fanning2801000000000--.800----------------532
Dee Fondy310013300000000----.985--------------10489417
Warren Hacker313400000000001.000------------------5180
Dave Hillman28200000000001.000------------------040
Don Hoak280000110000000--------.949----------12215815
Jim Hughes332500000000001.000------------------150
Monte Irvin37000000000960------------------.99121662
Sam Jones30330000000000.875------------------7214
Don Kaiser21270000000000.917------------------7263
Frank Kellert31002700000000----.991--------------209242
Jerry Kindall21000001800000----------.956--------33534
Jim King23000000000820------------------.990187102
Hobie Landrith26099000000000--.975----------------4835514
Turk Lown32610000000000.957------------------9131
Clyde McCullough3907000000000--1.000----------------2430
Russ Meyer322000000000001.000------------------4170
Eddie Miksis2900019482000330------.976.9751.000------.9821441517
Paul Minner32100000000000.933------------------4101
Walt Moryn300000000001410------------------.983268185
George Piktuzis2420000000000--------------------000
Bob Rush30320000000000.960------------------14342
El Tappe2903000000000--1.000----------------400
Bill Tremel2610000000000--------------------000
Vito Valentinetti27420000000000.941------------------4121
Gale Wade2700000000030------------------.875701
Pete Whisenant26000000000930------------------.99224262
Ed Winceniak2700014000000------1.000.889----------631


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