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1944 Chicago Cubs

1944 > Class Major League > 1944 National League
Overall: 75-79
Scored 702 runs, Allowed 669 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-74

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Roy Johnson, Charlie Grimm and Jimmie Wilson
Represented: Chicago, IL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1943 / 1945

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name 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 Dale Alderson 26 12 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
2 Charlie Brewster 27 10 49 44 4 11 2 0 0 2 0 5 7 .250 .327 .295 .622 13 1 0 0
3 Phil Cavarretta* 27 152 692 614 106 197 35 15 5 82 4 67 42 .321 .390 .451 .841 277 10 3 8
4 Dom Dallessandro* 30 117 444 381 53 116 19 4 8 74 1 61 29 .304 .400 .438 .839 167 8 0 2
5 Paul Derringer 37 42 60 57 2 9 1 0 0 4 0 1 9 .158 .172 .175 .348 10 0 0 2
6 Roy Easterwood 29 17 34 33 1 7 2 0 1 2 0 1 11 .212 .235 .364 .599 12 2 0 0
7 Pete Elko 26 7 22 22 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .227 .273 .500 6 0 0 0
8 Paul Erickson 28 33 39 36 2 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 15 .056 .128 .194 .323 7 0 0 0
9 Bill Fleming 30 40 58 53 4 9 2 0 0 6 0 1 4 .170 .185 .208 .393 11 1 0 4
10 Jimmie Foxx 36 15 22 20 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 5 .050 .136 .100 .236 2 0 0 0
11 Charlie Gassaway* 25 2 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 0 0 0
12 Paul Gillespie* 23 9 29 26 2 7 1 0 1 2 0 3 3 .269 .345 .423 .768 11 1 0 0
13 Ival Goodman* 35 62 168 141 24 37 8 1 1 16 0 23 15 .262 .377 .355 .732 50 4 3 1
14 Stan Hack* 34 98 440 383 65 108 16 1 3 32 5 53 21 .282 .369 .352 .722 135 7 0 4
15 Ed Hanyzewski 23 14 20 17 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 5 .059 .200 .059 .259 1 0 0 0
16 Billy Holm 31 54 154 132 10 18 2 0 0 6 1 16 19 .136 .235 .152 .386 20 2 1 5
17 Roy Hughes 33 126 531 478 86 137 16 6 1 28 16 35 30 .287 .337 .351 .688 168 7 1 17
18 Don Johnson 32 154 644 608 50 169 37 1 2 71 8 28 48 .278 .311 .352 .663 214 11 1 7
19 Mickey Kreitner 21 39 97 85 3 13 2 0 0 1 0 8 16 .153 .234 .176 .411 15 1 1 3
20 Red Lynn 30 22 30 29 4 6 1 0 0 2 0 1 4 .207 .233 .241 .475 7 1 0 0
21 Lennie Merullo 27 66 217 193 20 41 8 1 1 16 3 16 18 .212 .276 .280 .556 54 2 1 7
22 Hank Miklos* 33 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
23 Bill Nicholson* 29 156 686 582 116 167 35 8 33 122 3 93 71 .287 .391 .545 .935 317 3 6 5
24 Lou Novikoff 28 71 151 139 15 39 4 2 3 19 1 10 11 .281 .329 .403 .732 56 2 0 2
25 Johnny Ostrowski 26 8 14 13 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 4 .154 .214 .231 .445 3 0 0 0
26 Andy Pafko 23 128 512 469 47 126 16 2 6 62 2 28 23 .269 .315 .350 .665 164 14 4 11
27 Claude Passeau 35 34 91 80 6 13 3 0 0 3 0 4 17 .163 .202 .200 .402 16 1 0 7
28 Ed Sauer 25 23 53 50 3 11 4 0 0 5 0 2 6 .220 .250 .300 .550 15 1 0 1
29 Bill Schuster 31 60 167 154 14 34 7 1 1 14 4 12 16 .221 .277 .299 .576 46 6 0 1
30 Frank Secory 31 22 66 56 10 18 1 0 4 17 1 6 8 .321 .387 .554 .941 31 0 0 4
31 Joe Stephenson 23 4 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 .125 .222 .125 .347 1 1 0 0
32 Mack Stewart 29 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
33 Hy Vandenberg 38 35 42 38 3 9 0 0 0 5 0 1 2 .237 .256 .237 .493 9 1 0 3
34 Dewey Williams 28 79 288 262 23 63 7 2 0 27 2 23 18 .240 .302 .282 .584 74 10 0 3
35 Hank Wyse 26 41 98 90 11 16 3 0 0 8 0 2 12 .178 .196 .211 .407 19 3 0 6
36 Tony York 31 28 90 85 4 20 1 0 0 7 0 4 11 .235 .270 .247 .517 21 2 0 1
36 Players 29.5 157 6108 5462 702 1425 236 46 71 639 53 520 521 .261 .328 .360 .687 1966 106 21 105
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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 Name 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 Dale Alderson 26 0 0 6.65 12 1 7 0 0 0 21.2 31 18 16 2 9 7 0 0 0 105 1.846 12.9 0.8 3.7 2.9 0.78
2 John Burrows* 30 0 0 18.00 3 0 2 0 0 0 3.0 7 7 6 0 3 1 0 0 1 19 3.333 21.0 0.0 9.0 3.0 0.33
3 Paul Derringer 37 7 13 .350 4.15 42 16 17 7 0 3 180.0 205 96 83 13 39 69 0 0 2 772 1.356 10.2 0.6 2.0 3.4 1.77
4 Paul Erickson 28 5 9 .357 3.55 33 15 6 5 3 1 124.1 113 59 49 5 67 82 0 0 5 547 1.448 8.2 0.4 4.8 5.9 1.22
5 Bill Fleming 30 9 10 .474 3.13 39 18 10 9 1 0 158.1 163 74 55 6 62 42 1 0 4 688 1.421 9.3 0.3 3.5 2.4 0.68
6 Charlie Gassaway* 25 0 1 .000 7.71 2 2 0 0 0 0 11.2 20 11 10 3 10 7 0 0 1 62 2.571 15.4 2.3 7.7 5.4 0.70
7 Ed Hanyzewski 23 2 5 .286 4.47 14 7 2 3 0 0 58.1 61 33 29 6 20 19 1 0 0 258 1.389 9.4 0.9 3.1 2.9 0.95
8 Red Lynn 30 5 4 .556 4.06 22 7 8 4 1 1 84.1 80 41 38 4 37 35 1 0 3 359 1.387 8.5 0.4 3.9 3.7 0.95
9 Hank Miklos* 33 0 0 7.71 2 0 2 0 0 0 7.0 9 6 6 1 3 0 0 0 0 31 1.714 11.6 1.3 3.9 0.0 0.00
10 Claude Passeau 35 15 9 .625 2.89 34 27 4 18 2 3 227.0 234 80 73 8 50 89 1 0 3 943 1.251 9.3 0.3 2.0 3.5 1.78
11 Mack Stewart 29 0 0 1.46 8 0 4 0 0 0 12.1 11 2 2 1 4 3 0 0 0 50 1.216 8.0 0.7 2.9 2.2 0.75
12 Hy Vandenberg 38 7 4 .636 3.63 35 9 16 2 0 2 126.1 123 67 51 8 51 54 1 0 2 545 1.377 8.8 0.6 3.6 3.8 1.06
13 Hank Wyse 26 16 15 .516 3.15 41 34 5 14 3 1 257.1 277 113 90 9 57 86 2 0 2 1068 1.298 9.7 0.3 2.0 3.0 1.51
13 Players 31.1 75 79 .487 3.59 157 157 87 70 11 13 1400.2 1484 669 558 75 458 545 11 0 25 6003 1.386 9.5 0.5 2.9 3.5 1.19
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Dewey Williams 77 317 50 7 7 .981 4.77 3 22 23 51%
Billy Holm 50 166 18 4 2 .979 3.68 4 12 8 40%
Mickey Kreitner 39 104 13 1 3 .992 3.00 0 7 6 46%
Roy Easterwood 12 29 4 0 1 1.000 2.75 1 4 2 33%
Paul Gillespie 7 22 6 3 0 .903 4.00 2 3 3 50%
Joe Stephenson 3 13 2 0 0 1.000 5.00 0 0 1 100%
Jimmie Foxx 1 7 0 0 0 1.000 7.00 0 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phil Cavarretta 139 1337 77 11 121 .992 10.17
Stan Hack 18 130 10 2 16 .986 7.78
Lennie Merullo 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Johnson 154 385 462 47 85 .947 5.50
Bill Schuster 6 14 9 0 3 1.000 3.83

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Stan Hack 75 96 164 17 7 .939 3.47
Roy Hughes 66 87 146 12 18 .951 3.53
Tony York 12 13 29 0 2 1.000 3.50
Pete Elko 6 6 8 0 1 1.000 2.33
Jimmie Foxx 2 2 6 0 0 1.000 4.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lennie Merullo 56 115 167 19 26 .937 5.04
Roy Hughes 52 133 157 8 36 .973 5.58
Bill Schuster 38 57 100 9 18 .946 4.13
Tony York 15 26 52 5 5 .940 5.20
Charlie Brewster 10 27 29 6 9 .903 5.60

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dom Dallessandro 90 0.00
Lou Novikoff 29 0.00
Ival Goodman 25 0.00
Frank Secory 17 0.00
Ed Sauer 12 0.00
Johnny Ostrowski 2 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Andy Pafko 122 0.00
Dom Dallessandro 16 0.00
Ival Goodman 14 0.00
Phil Cavarretta 13 0.00
Frank Secory 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Nicholson 156 0.00
Andy Pafko 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Nicholson 156 305 18 7 4 .979 2.07
Andy Pafko 123 333 24 6 4 .983 2.90
Dom Dallessandro 106 212 9 4 2 .982 2.08
Ival Goodman 35 65 0 0 0 1.000 1.86
Lou Novikoff 29 39 1 1 0 .976 1.38
Frank Secory 17 44 0 0 0 1.000 2.59
Phil Cavarretta 13 26 1 2 0 .931 2.08
Ed Sauer 12 23 1 1 0 .960 2.00
Johnny Ostrowski 2 1 0 1 0 .500 0.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Derringer 42 7 30 1 3 .974 0.88
Hank Wyse 41 7 51 1 3 .983 1.41
Bill Fleming 39 8 39 3 0 .940 1.21
Hy Vandenberg 35 4 24 1 1 .966 0.80
Claude Passeau 34 12 42 0 5 1.000 1.59
Paul Erickson 33 7 30 2 1 .949 1.12
Red Lynn 22 7 20 0 2 1.000 1.23
Ed Hanyzewski 14 2 26 0 1 1.000 2.00
Dale Alderson 12 2 7 0 1 1.000 0.75
Mack Stewart 8 0 1 0 1 1.000 0.13
John Burrows 3 0 1 1 0 .500 0.33
Charlie Gassaway 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Hank Miklos 2 0 4 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dale Alderson 26 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Mar 9, 1918 Belden, NE, US
Charlie Brewster 27 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Dec 27, 1916 Marthaville, LA, US
John Burrows 30 R L 5' 10.0" 200 Oct 30, 1913 Winnfield, LA, US
Phil Cavarretta 27 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 19, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Bob Chipman 25 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 11, 1918 Brooklyn, NY, US
Dom Dallessandro 30 L L 5' 6.0" 168 Oct 3, 1913 Reading, PA, US
Paul Derringer 37 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Oct 17, 1906 Springfield, KY, US
Roy Easterwood 29 R R 6' 0.0" 196 Jan 12, 1915 Waxahachie, TX, US
Pete Elko 26 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 17, 1918 Wilkes-Barre, PA, US
Paul Erickson 28 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Dec 14, 1915 Zion, IL, US
Bill Fleming 30 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 31, 1913 Rowland, CA, US
Jimmie Foxx 36 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 22, 1907 Sudlersville, MD, US
Charlie Gassaway 25 L L 6' 2.0" 210 Aug 12, 1918 Gassaway, TN, US
Paul Gillespie 23 L R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 18, 1920 Sugar Valley, GA, US
Ival Goodman 35 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 23, 1908 Northview, MO, US
Stan Hack 34 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 6, 1909 Sacramento, CA, US
Ed Hanyzewski 23 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Sep 18, 1920 Union Mills, IN, US
Billy Holm 31 R R 5' 10.0" 168 Jul 21, 1912 Chicago, IL, US
Roy Hughes 33 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Jan 11, 1911 Cincinnati, OH, US
Don Johnson 32 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 7, 1911 Chicago, IL, US
Mickey Kreitner 21 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Oct 10, 1922 Nashville, TN, US
Red Lynn 30 R R 6' 0.0" 162 Dec 27, 1913 Kenney, TX, US
Garth Mann 28 R R 6' 0.0" 155 Nov 16, 1915 Brandon, TX, US
Lennie Merullo 27 R R 5' 11.0" 166 May 5, 1917 Boston, MA, US
Hank Miklos 33 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 27, 1910 Chicago, IL, US
Bill Nicholson 29 L R 6' 0.0" 205 Dec 11, 1914 Chestertown, MD, US
Lou Novikoff 28 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Oct 12, 1915 Glendale, AZ, US
Johnny Ostrowski 26 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 17, 1917 Chicago, IL, US
Andy Pafko 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 25, 1921 Boyceville, WI, US
Claude Passeau 35 R R 6' 3.0" 198 Apr 9, 1909 Waynesboro, MS, US
Ed Sauer 25 R R 6' 1.0" 188 Jan 3, 1919 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Bill Schuster 31 R R 5' 9.0" 164 Aug 4, 1912 Buffalo, NY, US
Frank Secory 31 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Aug 24, 1912 Mason City, IA, US
Eddie Stanky 28 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Sep 3, 1915 Philadelphia, PA, US
Joe Stephenson 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 30, 1921 Detroit, MI, US
Mack Stewart 29 R R 6' 0.0" 167 Sep 23, 1914 Stevenson, AL, US
Hy Vandenberg 38 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Mar 17, 1906 Abilene, KS, US
Dewey Williams 28 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Feb 5, 1916 Durham, NC, US
Hank Wyse 26 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 1, 1918 Lunsford, AR, US
Tony York 31 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 27, 1912 Irene, TX, US

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