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1948 Chicago Cubs

1948 > Class Major League > 1948 National League
Overall: 64-90
Scored 597 runs, Allowed 705 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-89

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Charlie Grimm
Represented: Chicago, IL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Cliff Aberson 26 12 37 32 1 6 1 0 1 6 0 5 10 .188 .297 .313 .610 10 0 0 0
2 Hank Borowy 32 39 38 36 4 8 3 0 0 0 0 2 8 .222 .263 .306 .569 11 0 0 0
3 Phil Cavarretta* 31 111 373 334 41 93 16 5 3 40 4 35 29 .278 .349 .383 .732 128 1 1 3
4 Cliff Chambers* 26 29 33 30 0 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 .133 .133 .167 .300 5 1 0 3
5 Bob Chipman* 29 34 18 16 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 .250 .333 .250 .583 4 0 0 0
6 Dick Culler 33 48 105 89 4 15 2 0 0 5 0 13 3 .169 .275 .191 .466 17 4 0 3
7 Jess Dobernic 30 54 10 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 2 0 0 0
8 Ralph Hamner 31 27 34 33 1 6 1 0 1 5 0 0 12 .182 .182 .303 .485 10 1 0 1
9 Hal Jeffcoat 23 134 512 473 53 132 16 4 4 42 8 24 68 .279 .315 .355 .670 168 6 1 14
10 Don Johnson 36 6 12 12 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 3 1 0 0
11 Emil Kush 31 34 15 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .154 .267 .154 .421 2 0 0 0
12 Doyle Lade 27 19 33 32 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 10 .156 .182 .156 .338 5 0 0 0
13 Peanuts Lowrey 30 129 477 435 47 128 12 3 2 54 2 34 31 .294 .347 .349 .696 152 11 1 7
14 Dummy Lynch 22 7 8 7 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 .286 .375 .714 1.089 5 0 0 0
15 Clarence Maddern 26 80 231 214 16 54 12 1 4 27 0 10 25 .252 .301 .374 .675 80 2 5 2
16 Carmen Mauro* 21 3 7 5 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 .200 .429 .800 1.229 4 0 0 0
17 Dutch McCall* 27 30 59 53 3 9 2 0 0 6 0 4 8 .170 .228 .208 .436 11 0 0 2
18 Clyde McCullough 31 69 188 172 10 36 4 2 1 7 0 15 25 .209 .273 .273 .546 47 8 0 1
19 Russ Meyer# 24 29 63 56 1 6 0 1 0 3 0 0 19 .107 .107 .143 .250 8 0 0 7
20 Bill Nicholson* 33 143 581 494 68 129 24 5 19 67 2 81 60 .261 .371 .445 .816 220 5 5 1
21 Andy Pafko 27 142 606 548 82 171 30 2 26 101 3 50 50 .312 .375 .516 .891 283 13 5 3
22 Bob Rush 22 38 41 39 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 .128 .128 .154 .282 6 0 0 2
23 Carl Sawatski* 20 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
24 Bob Scheffing 34 102 317 293 23 88 18 2 5 45 0 22 27 .300 .351 .427 .778 125 6 1 1
25 Hank Schenz 29 96 361 337 43 88 17 1 1 14 3 18 15 .261 .306 .326 .633 110 6 4 2
26 Johnny Schmitz 27 34 94 84 3 11 1 1 0 4 0 3 19 .131 .161 .167 .328 14 4 0 7
27 Roy Smalley 22 124 387 361 25 78 11 4 4 36 0 23 76 .216 .265 .302 .567 109 11 1 2
28 Ben Wade 25 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
29 Eddie Waitkus* 28 139 614 562 87 166 27 10 7 44 11 43 19 .295 .348 .416 .764 234 12 2 7
30 Rube Walker* 22 79 197 171 17 47 8 0 5 26 0 24 17 .275 .371 .409 .780 70 8 2 0
30 Players 28.1 155 5894 5352 597 1402 225 44 87 564 39 443 578 .262 .322 .369 .691 1976 104 29 70
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Hank Borowy 32 5 10 .333 4.89 39 17 12 2 1 1 127.0 156 80 69 9 49 50 0 0 3 564 1.614 11.1 0.6 3.5 3.5 1.02
2 Don Carlsen 21 0 0 36.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 5 4 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 10 7.000 45.0 0.0 18.0 9.0 0.50
3 Cliff Chambers* 26 2 9 .182 4.43 29 12 10 3 1 0 103.2 100 57 51 4 48 51 3 0 0 452 1.428 8.7 0.3 4.2 4.4 1.06
4 Bob Chipman* 29 2 1 .667 3.58 34 3 13 0 0 4 60.1 73 34 24 5 24 16 0 0 1 279 1.608 10.9 0.7 3.6 2.4 0.67
5 Jess Dobernic 30 7 2 .778 3.15 54 0 27 0 0 1 85.2 67 33 30 9 40 48 1 0 0 365 1.249 7.0 0.9 4.2 5.0 1.20
6 Warren Hacker 23 0 1 .000 21.00 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.0 7 7 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 19 3.333 21.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
7 Ralph Hamner 31 5 9 .357 4.69 27 17 4 5 0 0 111.1 110 63 58 12 69 53 5 1 2 506 1.608 8.9 1.0 5.6 4.3 0.77
8 Tony Jacobs 22 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 3 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 9 1.500 13.5 4.5 0.0 9.0
9 Emil Kush 31 1 4 .200 4.38 34 1 17 0 0 3 72.0 70 39 35 5 37 31 2 0 3 326 1.486 8.8 0.6 4.6 3.9 0.84
10 Doyle Lade 27 5 6 .455 4.02 19 12 2 6 0 0 87.1 99 44 39 4 31 29 1 0 2 386 1.489 10.2 0.4 3.2 3.0 0.94
11 Dutch McCall* 27 4 13 .235 4.82 30 20 2 5 0 0 151.1 158 93 81 14 85 89 1 0 4 684 1.606 9.4 0.8 5.1 5.3 1.05
12 Russ Meyer 24 10 10 .500 3.66 29 26 2 8 3 0 164.2 157 75 67 7 77 89 1 1 3 702 1.421 8.6 0.4 4.2 4.9 1.16
13 Bob Rush 22 5 11 .313 3.92 36 16 9 4 0 0 133.1 153 70 58 8 37 72 1 0 3 579 1.425 10.3 0.5 2.5 4.9 1.95
14 Johnny Schmitz* 27 18 13 .581 2.64 34 30 4 18 2 1 242.0 186 92 71 11 97 100 2 0 6 986 1.169 6.9 0.4 3.6 3.7 1.03
15 Ben Wade 25 0 1 .000 7.20 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.0 4 4 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 23 1.600 7.2 0.0 7.2 1.8 0.25
15 Players 27.7 64 90 .416 4.00 155 155 104 51 7 10 1355.1 1355 705 603 89 619 636 19 2 27 5921 1.456 9.0 0.6 4.1 4.2 1.03

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Bob Scheffing 78 332 36 4 5 .989 4.72 2 23 20 47%
Clyde McCullough 51 225 25 7 5 .973 4.90 5 19 14 42%
Rube Walker 44 178 22 4 3 .980 4.55 4 19 12 39%

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Waitkus 116 1064 92 9 77 .992 9.97
Phil Cavarretta 41 374 28 1 46 .998 9.80

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hank Schenz 78 184 190 10 45 .974 4.79
Dick Culler 2 3 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Don Johnson 2 2 1 0 1 1.000 1.50
Peanuts Lowrey 2 4 5 0 0 1.000 4.50
Dummy Lynch 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Andy Pafko 139 125 314 29 29 .938 3.16
Peanuts Lowrey 9 9 15 1 2 .960 2.67
Hank Schenz 5 3 6 0 0 1.000 1.80
Don Johnson 2 1 2 2 1 .600 1.50

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roy Smalley 124 189 351 34 70 .941 4.35
Dick Culler 43 65 114 6 18 .968 4.16
Peanuts Lowrey 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Peanuts Lowrey 61 0.00
Clarence Maddern 46 0.00
Phil Cavarretta 30 0.00
Eddie Waitkus 20 0.00
Cliff Aberson 8 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hal Jeffcoat 119 0.00
Peanuts Lowrey 45 0.00
Carmen Mauro 1 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Nicholson 136 0.00
Phil Cavarretta 10 0.00
Clarence Maddern 10 0.00
Carmen Mauro 1 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Nicholson 136 244 7 5 1 .980 1.85
Hal Jeffcoat 119 307 12 8 3 .976 2.68
Peanuts Lowrey 103 225 9 4 2 .983 2.27
Clarence Maddern 55 98 6 2 0 .981 1.89
Phil Cavarretta 40 72 4 2 0 .974 1.90
Eddie Waitkus 20 43 0 1 0 .977 2.15
Cliff Aberson 8 12 1 2 1 .867 1.63
Carmen Mauro 2 7 0 0 0 1.000 3.50

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jess Dobernic 54 6 6 2 0 .857 0.22
Hank Borowy 39 6 34 1 3 .976 1.03
Bob Rush 36 3 31 3 0 .919 0.94
Bob Chipman 34 2 18 0 0 1.000 0.59
Emil Kush 34 6 15 1 0 .955 0.62
Johnny Schmitz 34 17 68 4 3 .955 2.50
Dutch McCall 30 5 31 3 5 .923 1.20
Cliff Chambers 29 5 20 0 1 1.000 0.86
Russ Meyer 29 12 26 1 0 .974 1.31
Ralph Hamner 27 7 26 1 3 .971 1.22
Doyle Lade 19 11 19 0 1 1.000 1.58
Warren Hacker 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Ben Wade 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Don Carlsen 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Tony Jacobs 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Cliff Aberson 26 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Aug 28, 1921 Chicago, IL, US
Hank Borowy 32 R R 6' 0.0" 175 May 12, 1916 Bloomfield, NJ, US
Don Carlsen 21 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 15, 1926 Chicago, IL, US
Phil Cavarretta 31 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 19, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Cliff Chambers 26 L L 6' 3.0" 208 Jan 10, 1922 Portland, OR, US
Bob Chipman 29 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 11, 1918 Brooklyn, NY, US
Jeff Cross 29 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 28, 1918 Tulsa, OK, US
Dick Culler 33 R R 5' 9.0" 155 Jan 15, 1915 High Point, NC, US
Jess Dobernic 30 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 20, 1917 Mount Olive, IL, US
Paul Erickson 32 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Dec 14, 1915 Zion, IL, US
Warren Hacker 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 21, 1924 Marissa, IL, US
Ralph Hamner 31 R R 6' 3.0" 165 Sep 12, 1916 Gibsland, LA, US
Tony Jacobs 22 S R 5' 9.0" 150 Aug 5, 1925 Dixmoor, IL, US
Hal Jeffcoat 23 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 6, 1924 West Columbia, SC, US
Don Johnson 36 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 7, 1911 Chicago, IL, US
Emil Kush 31 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 4, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Doyle Lade 27 R R 5' 10.0" 183 Feb 17, 1921 Fairbury, NE, US
Peanuts Lowrey 30 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Aug 27, 1917 Culver City, CA, US
Dummy Lynch 22 R R 5' 11.0" 174 Feb 7, 1926 Dallas, TX, US
Clarence Maddern 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 26, 1921 Lowell, AZ, US
Gene Mauch 22 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 18, 1925 Salina, KS, US
Carmen Mauro 21 L R 6' 0.0" 167 Nov 10, 1926 St. Paul, MN, US
Dutch McCall 27 L L 6' 1.0" 184 Dec 27, 1920 Columbia, TN, US
Clyde McCullough 31 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 4, 1917 Nashville, TN, US
Russ Meyer 24 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 25, 1923 Peru, IL, US
Bill Nicholson 33 L R 6' 0.0" 205 Dec 11, 1914 Chestertown, MD, US
Andy Pafko 27 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 25, 1921 Boyceville, WI, US
Bob Rush 22 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Dec 21, 1925 Battle Creek, MI, US
Carl Sawatski 20 L R 5' 10.0" 210 Nov 4, 1927 Shickshinny, PA, US
Bob Scheffing 34 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 11, 1913 Overland, MO, US
Hank Schenz 29 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Apr 11, 1919 New Richmond, OH, US
Johnny Schmitz 27 R L 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 27, 1920 Wausau, WI, US
Roy Smalley 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 9, 1926 Springfield, MO, US
Emil Verban 32 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 27, 1915 Lincoln, IL, US
Ben Wade 25 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 25, 1922 Morehead City, NC, US
Eddie Waitkus 28 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 4, 1919 Cambridge, MA, US
Rube Walker 22 L R 6' 0.0" 175 May 16, 1926 Lenoir, NC, US

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