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1920 Chicago Cubs

1920 > Class Major League > 1920 National League
Overall: 75-79
Scored 619 runs, Allowed 635 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-79

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Fred Mitchell
Represented: Chicago, IL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1919 / 1921

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 Pete Alexander 33 46 135 118 9 27 4 1 1 14 0 0 11 26 .229 .295 .305 .600 36 0 6
2 Sweetbread Bailey 25 21 8 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 1
3 Turner Barber* 26 94 369 340 27 90 10 5 0 50 5 6 9 26 .265 .290 .324 .613 110 3 17
4 Paul Carter* 26 31 37 35 3 6 1 1 0 4 0 0 1 5 .171 .194 .257 .452 9 0 1
5 Virgil Cheeves 19 5 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0
6 Sumpter Clarke 22 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0
7 Tom Daly 28 44 94 90 12 28 6 0 0 13 1 1 2 6 .311 .333 .378 .711 34 1 1
8 Charlie Deal 28 129 512 450 48 108 10 5 3 39 5 8 20 14 .240 .285 .304 .589 137 8 34
9 Max Flack* 30 135 592 520 85 157 30 6 4 49 13 19 52 15 .302 .373 .406 .779 211 7 13
10 Bernie Friberg 20 50 124 114 11 24 5 1 0 7 2 2 6 20 .211 .250 .272 .522 31 0 4
11 Chippy Gaw 28 6 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0
12 Claude Hendrix 31 34 87 83 10 15 3 0 0 6 2 0 3 11 .181 .209 .217 .426 18 0 1
13 Buck Herzog 34 91 350 305 39 59 9 2 0 19 8 9 20 21 .193 .261 .236 .497 72 8 17
14 Charlie Hollocher* 24 80 369 301 53 96 17 2 0 22 20 14 41 15 .319 .406 .389 .795 117 3 24
15 Joe Jaeger 25 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
16 Percy Jones 20 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
17 Bill Killefer 32 62 212 191 16 42 7 1 0 16 2 2 8 5 .220 .280 .267 .547 51 8 5
18 Hal Leathers* 21 9 25 23 3 7 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 .304 .333 .478 .812 11 0 1
19 William Marriott* 26 14 50 43 7 12 4 2 0 5 1 1 6 5 .279 .367 .465 .832 20 0 1
20 Speed Martin 26 35 48 44 5 7 1 0 1 4 1 0 3 10 .159 .213 .250 .463 11 0 1
21 Fred Merkle 31 92 367 330 33 94 20 4 3 38 3 5 24 32 .285 .335 .397 .732 131 1 12
22 Joel Newkirk 24 2 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
23 Bob O'Farrell 23 94 312 270 29 67 11 4 3 19 1 0 34 23 .248 .332 .352 .684 95 0 8
24 Dode Paskert 38 139 572 487 57 136 22 10 5 71 16 14 64 58 .279 .366 .396 .763 193 3 18
25 Dave Robertson* 30 134 555 500 68 150 29 11 10 75 17 23 40 44 .300 .353 .462 .815 231 1 14
26 Zeb Terry 29 133 575 496 56 139 26 9 0 52 12 16 44 22 .280 .341 .369 .710 183 2 33
27 Ted Turner 28 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
28 Babe Twombly* 24 78 205 183 25 43 1 1 2 14 5 9 17 20 .235 .303 .284 .588 52 1 4
29 Lefty Tyler* 30 29 76 65 6 17 3 1 0 6 0 0 9 7 .262 .351 .338 .690 22 0 2
30 Hippo Vaughn# 32 40 116 102 14 22 3 1 1 12 0 0 12 23 .216 .298 .294 .592 30 0 2
30 Players 29.3 154 5811 5117 619 1350 223 67 34 535 115 129 428 421 .264 .326 .354 .680 1809 46 220
* - 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 Pete Alexander 33 27 14 .659 1.91 46 40 6 33 7 5 363.1 335 96 77 8 69 173 1 0 3 1447 1.112 8.3 0.2 1.7 4.3 2.51
2 Sweetbread Bailey 25 1 2 .333 7.12 21 1 12 0 0 0 36.2 55 38 29 1 11 8 2 0 2 175 1.800 13.5 0.2 2.7 2.0 0.73
3 Paul Carter 26 3 6 .333 4.67 31 8 14 2 0 2 106.0 131 68 55 3 36 14 5 0 3 466 1.575 11.1 0.3 3.1 1.2 0.39
4 Virgil Cheeves 19 0 0 3.50 5 2 2 0 0 0 18.0 16 7 7 0 7 3 0 0 0 73 1.278 8.0 0.0 3.5 1.5 0.43
5 Chippy Gaw 28 1 1 .500 4.85 6 1 4 0 0 0 13.0 16 9 7 1 3 4 1 0 0 58 1.462 11.1 0.7 2.1 2.8 1.33
6 Claude Hendrix 31 9 12 .429 3.58 27 23 3 12 0 0 203.2 216 101 81 6 54 72 3 0 4 872 1.326 9.5 0.3 2.4 3.2 1.33
7 Joe Jaeger 25 0 0 12.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 6 6 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 18 3.333 18.0 0.0 12.0 0.0 0.00
8 Percy Jones* 20 0 0 11.57 4 0 4 0 0 0 7.0 15 10 9 1 3 0 1 0 0 37 2.571 19.3 1.3 3.9 0.0 0.00
9 Speed Martin 26 4 15 .211 4.83 35 13 10 6 0 2 136.0 165 96 73 2 50 44 1 0 5 618 1.581 10.9 0.1 3.3 2.9 0.88
10 Joel Newkirk 24 0 1 .000 5.40 2 1 1 0 0 0 6.2 8 6 4 1 6 2 0 0 0 31 2.100 10.8 1.4 8.1 2.7 0.33
11 Ted Turner 28 0 0 13.50 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 2.250 13.5 0.0 6.8 0.0 0.00
12 Lefty Tyler* 30 11 12 .478 3.31 27 27 0 18 2 0 193.0 193 83 71 6 57 57 3 0 2 803 1.295 9.0 0.3 2.7 2.7 1.00
13 Hippo Vaughn* 32 19 16 .543 2.54 40 38 2 24 4 0 301.0 301 113 85 8 81 131 8 1 3 1255 1.269 9.0 0.2 2.4 3.9 1.62
13 Players 29.6 75 79 .487 3.27 154 154 59 95 13 9 1388.2 1459 635 504 37 382 508 25 1 22 5859 1.326 9.5 0.2 2.5 3.3 1.33
* - 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
Bob O'Farrell 86 317 100 19 6 .956 4.85 6 66 57 46%
Bill Killefer 61 304 80 9 6 .977 6.30 2 30 46 61%
Tom Daly 29 88 18 2 0 .981 3.66 1 19 8 30%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Merkle 85 906 54 15 52 .985 11.29
Turner Barber 69 739 30 9 40 .988 11.14
Buck Herzog 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Zeb Terry 63 138 222 9 30 .976 5.71
Buck Herzog 59 128 175 20 25 .938 5.14
Bernie Friberg 24 57 74 5 9 .963 5.46
William Marriott 14 26 40 8 2 .892 4.71
Hal Leathers 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
Turner Barber 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Babe Twombly 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charlie Deal 128 129 268 11 22 .973 3.10
Buck Herzog 28 25 66 9 7 .910 3.25
Sumpter Clarke 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charlie Hollocher 80 196 280 23 34 .954 5.95
Zeb Terry 70 153 249 16 32 .962 5.74
Hal Leathers 6 15 18 7 0 .825 5.50

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Robertson 134 0.00
Bernie Friberg 16 0.00
Babe Twombly 11 0.00
Turner Barber 6 0.00
Fred Merkle 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dode Paskert 137 0.00
Babe Twombly 9 0.00
Turner Barber 8 0.00
Bernie Friberg 6 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Max Flack 131 0.00
Babe Twombly 26 0.00
Turner Barber 3 0.00
Bernie Friberg 3 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dode Paskert 137 306 23 15 3 .956 2.40
Dave Robertson 134 230 10 8 1 .968 1.79
Max Flack 132 216 16 8 2 .967 1.76
Babe Twombly 45 91 6 3 0 .970 2.16
Bernie Friberg 24 28 2 1 0 .968 1.25
Turner Barber 17 27 1 1 0 .966 1.65
Fred Merkle 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Alexander 46 8 105 2 2 .983 2.46
Hippo Vaughn 40 9 71 10 4 .889 2.00
Speed Martin 35 6 44 4 1 .926 1.43
Paul Carter 31 0 25 3 1 .893 0.81
Claude Hendrix 27 4 56 5 1 .923 2.22
Lefty Tyler 27 15 64 2 3 .975 2.93
Sweetbread Bailey 21 0 14 0 0 1.000 0.67
Chippy Gaw 6 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.50
Virgil Cheeves 5 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.40
Percy Jones 4 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
Joe Jaeger 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Joel Newkirk 2 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Ted Turner 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Pete Alexander 33 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 26, 1887 Elba, NE, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-01
Sweetbread Bailey 25 R R 6' 0.0" 184 Feb 12, 1895 Joliet, IL, US 1920-05-01 1920-09-22
Turner Barber 26 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 9, 1893 Lavinia, TN, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Paul Carter 26 L R 6' 3.0" 175 May 1, 1894 Lake Park, GA, US 1920-04-18 1920-09-20
Virgil Cheeves 19 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Feb 12, 1901 Oklahoma City, OK, US 1920-09-07 1920-09-27
Sumpter Clarke 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 18, 1897 Savannah, GA, US 1920-09-27 1920-09-27
Tom Daly 28 R R 5' 11.0" 171 Dec 12, 1891 St. John, NB, CA 1920-05-04 1920-10-02
Charlie Deal 28 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Oct 30, 1891 Wilkinsburg, PA, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Max Flack 30 L L 5' 7.0" 148 Feb 5, 1890 Belleville, IL, US 1920-04-14 1920-09-26
Bernie Friberg 20 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Aug 18, 1899 Manchester, NH, US 1920-04-19 1920-09-16
Chippy Gaw 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 13, 1892 West Newton, MA, US 1920-04-20 1920-07-04
Claude Hendrix 31 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Apr 13, 1889 Olathe, KS, US 1920-04-17 1920-08-27
Buck Herzog 34 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jul 9, 1885 Baltimore, MD, US 1920-04-14 1920-09-09
Charlie Hollocher 24 L R 5' 7.0" 154 Jun 11, 1896 St. Louis, MO, US 1920-04-14 1920-07-25
Joe Jaeger 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 3, 1895 St. Cloud, MN, US 1920-07-28 1920-09-06
Percy Jones 20 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 28, 1899 Harwood, TX, US 1920-08-06 1920-09-27
Bill Killefer 32 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 10, 1887 Bloomingdale, MI, US 1920-04-14 1920-08-09
Hal Leathers 21 L R 5' 8.0" 152 Dec 2, 1898 Selma, CA, US 1920-09-13 1920-10-02
William Marriott 26 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 18, 1893 Pratt, KS, US 1920-09-16 1920-10-03
Speed Martin 26 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Sep 15, 1893 Wawawai, WA, US 1920-04-17 1920-10-02
Bill McCabe 27 S R 5' 9.0" 180 Oct 28, 1892 Chicago, IL, US 1920-05-01 1920-05-18
Fred Merkle 31 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 20, 1888 Watertown, WI, US 1920-04-28 1920-10-02
Joel Newkirk 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 1, 1896 Kyana, IN, US 1920-04-20 1920-04-23
Bob O'Farrell 23 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Oct 19, 1896 Waukegan, IL, US 1920-04-20 1920-10-03
Dode Paskert 38 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 28, 1881 Cleveland, OH, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Dave Robertson 30 L L 6' 0.0" 186 Sep 25, 1889 Portsmouth, VA, US 1920-04-15 1920-10-03
Zeb Terry 29 R R 5' 8.0" 129 Jun 17, 1891 Denison, TX, US 1920-05-05 1920-10-03
Ted Turner 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 4, 1892 Lawrenceburg, KY, US 1920-04-20 1920-04-20
Babe Twombly 24 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Jan 18, 1896 Jamaica Plain, MA, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Lefty Tyler 30 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 14, 1889 Derry, NH, US 1920-04-17 1920-10-03
Hippo Vaughn 32 S L 6' 4.0" 215 Apr 9, 1888 Weatherford, TX, US 1920-04-15 1920-10-02

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