Record: 64-90, Finished 7th in National League (1961 NL)
Managed by Vedie Himsl (10-21), Harry Craft (7-9), El Tappe (42-54) and Lou Klein (5-6) (College of Coaches)
Coaches: Bobby Adams, Dick Cole, Ripper Collins, Harry Craft, Charlie Grimm, Vedie Himsl, Goldie Holt, Lou Klein, Fred Martin, El Tappe and Verlon Walker
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
 Awards and Honors
 Further Reading
- Richard J. Puerzer: "The Chicago Cubs' College of Coaches: A Management Innovation That Failed", in The National Pastime - A Review of Baseball History, SABR, Cleveland, OH, Number 26 (May, 2006), pp. 3-17.