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1957 Chicago Cubs

1957 > Class Major League > 1957 National League
Overall: 62-92
Scored 628 runs, Allowed 722 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-87

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Bob Scheffing
Represented: Chicago, IL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1956 / 1958

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 Bobby Adams 35 60 211 187 21 47 10 2 1 10 0 3 17 28 .251 .320 .342 .663 64 2 2 5 0 0
2 Bob Anderson 21 8 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Ernie Banks 26 156 674 594 113 169 34 6 43 102 8 4 70 85 .285 .360 .579 .939 344 12 3 2 5 11
4 Jim Bolger 25 112 291 273 28 75 4 1 5 29 0 1 10 36 .275 .303 .352 .655 96 11 3 1 4 1
5 Jim Brosnan 27 41 23 20 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250 .286 .450 .736 9 0 0 2 0 0
6 Bobby Del Greco 24 20 51 40 2 8 2 0 0 3 1 0 10 17 .200 .360 .250 .610 10 1 0 1 0 0
7 Moe Drabowsky 21 36 92 82 3 15 2 0 1 10 0 0 6 32 .183 .236 .244 .480 20 0 0 3 1 0
8 Dick Drott 20 38 85 80 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 25 .100 .122 .100 .222 8 2 0 3 0 0
9 Frank Ernaga 26 20 44 35 9 11 3 2 2 7 0 0 9 14 .314 .455 .686 1.140 24 0 0 0 0 0
10 Jim Fanning 29 47 95 89 3 16 2 0 0 4 0 0 4 17 .180 .223 .202 .426 18 3 1 1 0 1
11 Johnny Goryl 23 9 44 38 7 8 2 0 0 1 0 1 5 9 .211 .318 .263 .581 10 0 1 0 0 0
12 Eddie Haas* 22 14 26 24 1 5 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 5 .208 .231 .250 .481 6 0 0 0 1 0
13 Dave Hillman 29 36 29 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 16 .000 .111 .000 .111 0 0 0 2 0 0
14 Glen Hobbie 21 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Don Kaiser 22 20 21 19 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 .105 .143 .105 .248 2 0 0 0 1 0
16 Jerry Kindall 22 72 192 181 18 29 3 0 6 12 1 0 8 48 .160 .196 .276 .472 50 4 0 3 0 0
17 Bob Lennon* 28 9 22 21 2 3 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 9 .143 .182 .333 .515 7 0 0 0 0 0
18 Dick Littlefield* 31 48 12 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 0 0 0 0
19 Jack Littrell 28 61 164 153 8 29 4 2 1 13 0 0 9 43 .190 .233 .261 .495 40 1 0 1 1 1
20 Turk Lown 33 67 11 10 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .200 .273 .200 .473 2 0 0 0 0 0
21 Gordon Massa* 21 6 19 15 2 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 4 3 .467 .579 .533 1.112 8 0 0 0 0 0
22 Ed Mayer* 25 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
23 Ed Mickelson 30 6 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Walt Moryn* 31 149 624 568 76 164 33 0 19 88 0 2 50 90 .289 .348 .447 .795 254 11 3 1 2 6
25 Cal Neeman 28 122 445 415 37 107 17 1 10 39 0 0 22 87 .258 .298 .376 .674 156 8 3 2 3 5
26 Tom Poholsky 27 28 22 19 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 .105 .190 .105 .296 2 0 0 1 0 0
27 Bob Rush 31 31 75 69 3 14 3 0 0 3 0 0 3 26 .203 .236 .246 .482 17 1 0 3 0 0
28 Charlie Silvera 32 26 57 53 1 11 3 0 0 2 0 0 4 5 .208 .263 .264 .527 14 2 0 0 0 0
29 Elmer Singleton 39 6 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
30 Bob Speake* 26 129 463 418 65 97 14 5 16 50 5 6 38 68 .232 .299 .404 .703 169 3 3 1 3 1
31 Vito Valentinetti 28 9 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Bob Will* 25 70 123 112 13 25 3 0 1 10 1 0 5 21 .223 .254 .277 .531 31 2 0 5 1 0
33 Ed Winceniak 28 17 53 50 5 12 3 0 1 8 0 0 2 9 .240 .269 .360 .629 18 2 0 1 0 0
34 Casey Wise# 24 43 118 106 12 19 3 1 0 7 0 0 11 14 .179 .256 .226 .483 24 5 0 1 0 0
34 Players 27.2 156 5947 5369 628 1312 223 31 147 590 28 25 461 989 .244 .305 .380 .685 2038 104 26 58 33 34
* - 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 Bob Anderson 21 0 1 .000 7.71 8 0 2 0 0 0 16.1 20 16 14 2 8 1 7 1 1 0 76 1.714 11.0 1.1 4.4 3.9 0.88
2 John Briggs 23 0 1 .000 12.46 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.1 7 6 6 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 23 2.308 14.5 4.2 6.2 2.1 0.33
3 Jim Brosnan 27 5 5 .500 3.38 41 5 17 1 0 0 98.2 79 38 37 11 46 4 73 1 0 2 413 1.267 7.2 1.0 4.2 6.7 1.59
4 Moe Drabowsky 21 13 15 .464 3.53 36 33 2 12 2 0 239.2 214 103 94 22 94 6 170 10 1 5 1010 1.285 8.0 0.8 3.5 6.4 1.81
5 Dick Drott 20 15 11 .577 3.58 38 32 3 7 3 0 229.0 200 107 91 22 129 2 170 7 2 7 1007 1.437 7.9 0.9 5.1 6.7 1.32
6 Dave Hillman 29 6 11 .353 4.35 32 14 7 1 0 1 103.1 115 52 50 13 37 2 53 0 0 2 451 1.471 10.0 1.1 3.2 4.6 1.43
7 Glen Hobbie 21 0 0 10.38 2 0 1 0 0 0 4.1 6 5 5 0 5 0 3 0 0 1 24 2.538 12.5 0.0 10.4 6.2 0.60
8 Don Kaiser 22 2 6 .250 5.00 20 13 4 1 0 0 72.0 91 48 40 4 28 3 23 0 0 2 321 1.653 11.4 0.5 3.5 2.9 0.82
9 Dick Littlefield* 31 2 3 .400 5.35 48 2 14 0 0 4 65.2 76 46 39 12 37 4 51 1 0 2 306 1.721 10.4 1.6 5.1 7.0 1.38
10 Turk Lown 33 5 7 .417 3.77 67 0 47 0 0 12 93.0 74 45 39 10 51 4 51 0 0 4 393 1.344 7.2 1.0 4.9 4.9 1.00
11 Ed Mayer* 25 0 0 5.87 3 1 1 0 0 0 7.2 8 5 5 2 2 0 3 1 0 1 34 1.304 9.4 2.3 2.3 3.5 1.50
12 Tom Poholsky 27 1 7 .125 4.93 28 11 8 1 0 0 84.0 117 55 46 9 22 4 28 2 0 3 387 1.655 12.5 1.0 2.4 3.0 1.27
13 Bob Rush 31 6 16 .273 4.38 31 29 0 5 0 0 205.1 211 111 100 16 66 6 103 2 0 4 887 1.349 9.2 0.7 2.9 4.5 1.56
14 Elmer Singleton 39 0 1 .000 6.75 5 2 1 0 0 0 13.1 20 11 10 3 2 0 6 0 1 0 62 1.650 13.5 2.0 1.4 4.0 3.00
15 Vito Valentinetti 28 0 0 2.25 9 0 4 0 0 0 12.0 12 5 3 1 7 1 8 0 0 0 55 1.583 9.0 0.8 5.2 6.0 1.14
15 Players 26.9 62 92 .403 4.13 156 156 126 30 5 26 1403.1 1397 722 644 144 601 42 859 31 5 34 6107 1.424 9.0 0.9 3.9 5.5 1.43
* - 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
Cal Neeman 118 703 56 8 13 .990 6.43 11 46 36 44%
Jim Fanning 35 138 14 3 4 .981 4.34 5 8 10 56%
Charlie Silvera 26 97 11 2 2 .982 4.15 2 8 5 38%
Gordon Massa 6 21 0 0 0 1.000 3.50 1 1 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Speake 39 337 36 3 21 .992 9.56
Ed Mickelson 2 21 3 0 3 1.000 12.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Casey Wise 31 62 80 9 18 .940 4.58
Jerry Kindall 28 52 63 10 7 .920 4.11
Jack Littrell 6 6 6 0 0 1.000 2.00
Ed Winceniak 3 8 3 2 0 .846 3.67
Bobby Adams 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ernie Banks 58 73 87 3 12 .982 2.76
Bobby Adams 47 43 68 6 5 .949 2.36
Jerry Kindall 19 13 30 1 1 .977 2.26
Johnny Goryl 9 6 14 1 4 .952 2.22
Jack Littrell 5 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.40
Ed Winceniak 4 4 9 0 3 1.000 3.25
Jim Bolger 3 2 3 2 0 .714 1.67

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ernie Banks 100 168 261 11 59 .975 4.29
Jack Littrell 47 77 124 12 23 .944 4.28
Jerry Kindall 9 8 16 4 2 .857 2.67
Ed Winceniak 5 8 8 0 2 1.000 3.20
Casey Wise 5 7 4 1 3 .917 2.20

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Bolger 24 0.00
Bob Speake 20 0.00
Frank Ernaga 3 0.00
Eddie Haas 3 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Speake 40 0.00
Bob Will 30 0.00
Jim Bolger 28 0.00
Bobby Del Greco 16 0.00
Bob Lennon 4 0.00
Eddie Haas 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walt Moryn 147 0.00
Jim Bolger 17 0.00
Frank Ernaga 7 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walt Moryn 147 276 13 12 3 .960 1.97
Jim Bolger 63 152 4 2 1 .987 2.48
Bob Speake 60 143 5 4 0 .974 2.47
Bob Will 30 51 1 2 0 .963 1.73
Bobby Del Greco 16 27 2 1 0 .967 1.81
Frank Ernaga 10 19 0 1 0 .950 1.90
Eddie Haas 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Bob Lennon 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Turk Lown 67 5 22 1 4 .964 0.40
Dick Littlefield 48 2 7 4 0 .692 0.19
Jim Brosnan 41 4 19 1 1 .958 0.56
Dick Drott 38 7 33 1 2 .976 1.05
Moe Drabowsky 36 19 35 0 1 1.000 1.50
Dave Hillman 32 11 12 1 3 .958 0.72
Bob Rush 31 15 25 3 1 .930 1.29
Tom Poholsky 28 8 16 1 1 .960 0.86
Don Kaiser 20 5 20 1 4 .962 1.25
Vito Valentinetti 9 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.11
Bob Anderson 8 0 5 2 0 .714 0.63
Elmer Singleton 5 2 4 2 1 .750 1.20
John Briggs 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ed Mayer 3 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.33
Glen Hobbie 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bobby Adams 35 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 14, 1921 Tuolumne, CA, US 1957-07-12 1957-09-28
Bob Anderson 21 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Sep 29, 1935 East Chicago, IN, US 1957-07-31 1957-09-02
Gene Baker 32 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jun 15, 1925 Davenport, IA, US 1957-04-16 1957-05-01
Ernie Banks 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jan 31, 1931 Dallas, TX, US 1957-04-16 1957-09-29
Jim Bolger 25 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Feb 23, 1932 Cincinnati, OH, US 1957-04-16 1957-09-29
John Briggs 23 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 24, 1934 Natoma, CA, US 1957-09-11 1957-09-24
Jim Brosnan 27 R R 6' 4.0" 197 Oct 24, 1929 Cincinnati, OH, US 1957-04-21 1957-09-27
Jackie Collum 30 L L 5' 7.0" 160 Jun 21, 1927 Victor, IA, US 1957-04-21 1957-05-12
Bobby Del Greco 24 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Apr 7, 1933 Pittsburgh, PA, US 1957-04-21 1957-05-16
Moe Drabowsky 21 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jul 21, 1935 Ozanna, PL 1957-04-18 1957-09-29
Dick Drott 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 1, 1936 Cincinnati, OH, US 1957-04-16 1957-09-27
Don Elston 28 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Apr 6, 1929 Campbellstown, OH, US 1957-05-25 1957-09-28
Frank Ernaga 26 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 22, 1930 Susanville, CA, US 1957-05-24 1957-09-28
Jim Fanning 29 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 14, 1927 Chicago, IL, US 1957-04-16 1957-09-29
Dee Fondy 32 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 13, 1924 Slaton, TX, US 1957-04-16 1957-05-01
Johnny Goryl 23 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 21, 1933 Cumberland, RI, US 1957-09-20 1957-09-29
Eddie Haas 22 L R 5' 11.0" 178 May 26, 1935 Paducah, KY, US 1957-09-08 1957-09-29
Dave Hillman 29 R R 5' 11.0" 168 Sep 14, 1927 Dungannon, VA, US 1957-04-21 1957-09-28
Glen Hobbie 21 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 24, 1936 Witt, IL, US 1957-09-20 1957-09-24
Don Kaiser 22 R R 6' 5.0" 195 Feb 3, 1935 Byng, OK, US 1957-04-21 1957-09-24
Jerry Kindall 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 May 27, 1935 St. Paul, MN, US 1957-04-21 1957-09-20
Bob Lennon 28 L L 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 15, 1928 Brooklyn, NY, US 1957-04-21 1957-05-11
Dick Littlefield 31 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 18, 1926 Detroit, MI, US 1957-04-21 1957-09-22
Jack Littrell 28 R R 6' 0.0" 179 Jan 22, 1929 Louisville, KY, US 1957-05-14 1957-09-15
Dale Long 31 L L 6' 4.0" 205 Feb 6, 1926 Springfield, MO, US 1957-05-02 1957-09-29
Turk Lown 33 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 30, 1924 Brooklyn, NY, US 1957-04-22 1957-09-28
Gordon Massa 21 L R 6' 3.0" 210 Sep 2, 1935 Cincinnati, OH, US 1957-09-24 1957-09-29
Ed Mayer 25 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 30, 1931 San Francisco, CA, US 1957-09-15 1957-09-24
Ed Mickelson 30 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 9, 1926 Ottawa, IL, US 1957-04-21 1957-05-12
Bobby Morgan 31 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Jun 29, 1926 Oklahoma City, OK, US 1957-05-14 1957-09-29
Walt Moryn 31 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Apr 12, 1926 St. Paul, MN, US 1957-04-16 1957-09-29
Cal Neeman 28 R R 6' 1.0" 192 Feb 18, 1929 Valmeyer, IL, US 1957-04-16 1957-09-29
Tom Poholsky 27 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Aug 26, 1929 Detroit, MI, US 1957-04-22 1957-09-11
Bob Rush 31 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Dec 21, 1925 Battle Creek, MI, US 1957-04-16 1957-09-28
Charlie Silvera 32 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 13, 1924 San Francisco, CA, US 1957-04-21 1957-09-28
Elmer Singleton 39 R R 6' 2.0" 174 Jun 26, 1918 Ogden, UT, US 1957-04-23 1957-09-02
Bob Speake 26 L L 6' 1.0" 178 Aug 22, 1930 Springfield, MO, US 1957-04-21 1957-09-28
Chuck Tanner 28 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 4, 1928 New Castle, PA, US 1957-06-09 1957-09-29
Vito Valentinetti 28 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Sep 16, 1928 West New York, NJ, US 1957-04-16 1957-05-12
Lee Walls 24 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jan 6, 1933 San Diego, CA, US 1957-05-02 1957-09-28
Bob Will 25 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Jul 15, 1931 Berwyn, IL, US 1957-04-16 1957-09-29
Ed Winceniak 28 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Apr 16, 1929 Chicago, IL, US 1957-04-21 1957-05-12
Casey Wise 24 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 8, 1932 Lafayette, IN, US 1957-04-16 1957-09-28
Jim Woods 17 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 17, 1939 Chicago, IL, US 1957-09-27 1957-09-28

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