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1968 Chicago Cubs

1968 > Class Major League > 1968 National League
Overall: 84-78
Scored 612 runs, Allowed 611 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-81

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Leo Durocher
Represented: Chicago, IL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1967 / 1969

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 Jose Arcia 24 59 89 84 15 16 4 0 1 8 0 0 3 24 .190 .218 .274 .492 23 0 0 2 0 0
2 Ernie Banks 37 150 595 552 71 136 27 0 32 83 2 0 27 67 .246 .287 .469 .756 259 12 5 9 2 4
3 Glenn Beckert 27 155 685 643 98 189 28 4 4 37 8 4 31 20 .294 .326 .369 .695 237 6 2 5 4 0
4 Randy Bobb 20 7 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .125 .222 .125 .347 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 John Boccabella 27 7 17 14 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 .071 .176 .071 .248 1 0 0 0 1 0
6 Lee Elia 30 15 18 17 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 6 .176 .222 .176 .399 3 0 1 0 0 0
7 Darcy Fast* 21 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 John Felske 26 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Bill Hands 28 38 92 82 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 50 .061 .094 .061 .155 5 0 0 7 0 0
10 Chuck Hartenstein 26 28 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Jim Hickman 31 75 213 188 22 42 6 3 5 23 1 1 18 38 .223 .290 .367 .657 69 6 1 3 3 2
12 Ken Holtzman 22 35 82 80 4 10 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 26 .125 .136 .138 .273 11 0 0 1 0 0
13 Randy Hundley 26 160 606 553 41 125 18 4 7 65 1 0 39 69 .226 .280 .311 .591 172 19 4 5 5 6
14 Fergie Jenkins 25 40 112 100 4 16 4 0 1 10 0 1 6 41 .160 .208 .230 .438 23 0 0 6 0 0
15 Lou Johnson 33 62 220 205 14 50 14 3 1 14 3 1 6 23 .244 .289 .356 .645 73 6 7 2 0 2
16 Clarence Jones* 26 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Don Kessinger# 25 160 707 655 63 157 14 7 1 32 9 9 38 86 .240 .283 .287 .570 188 7 2 11 1 1
18 Jack Lamabe 31 42 7 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0 1 0 0
19 Vic LaRose 23 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 1 0 0 0
20 Jimmy McMath* 18 6 14 14 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 .143 .143 .143 .286 2 0 0 0 0 0
21 Dick Nen* 28 81 103 94 8 17 1 1 2 16 0 0 6 17 .181 .225 .277 .502 26 0 0 1 2 2
22 Joe Niekro 23 34 73 60 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 23 .100 .156 .100 .256 6 1 0 9 0 0
23 Rich Nye* 23 27 46 44 0 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 18 .182 .178 .182 .360 8 1 0 1 1 0
24 Gene Oliver 33 8 14 11 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 .364 .500 .364 .864 4 1 0 0 0 0
25 Adolfo Phillips 26 143 497 439 49 106 20 5 13 33 9 7 47 90 .241 .320 .399 .719 175 8 5 4 2 20
26 Bill Plummer 21 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Frank Reberger* 24 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Archie Reynolds 22 7 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 0 0 0 0 0
29 Gary Ross 20 13 11 11 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .091 .091 .091 .182 1 0 0 0 0 0
30 Ron Santo 28 162 682 577 86 142 17 3 26 98 3 4 96 106 .246 .354 .421 .775 243 18 3 1 5 7
31 Willie Smith* 29 55 157 142 13 39 8 2 5 25 0 0 12 33 .275 .333 .465 .798 66 1 1 1 1 2
32 Al Spangler* 34 88 203 177 21 48 9 3 2 18 0 1 20 24 .271 .343 .390 .733 69 4 1 2 3 2
33 John Stephenson* 27 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Bill Stoneman 24 18 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
35 Bobby Tiefenauer 38 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 John Upham* 26 13 10 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .200 .400 2 0 0 0 0 0
37 Billy Williams* 30 163 699 642 91 185 30 8 30 98 4 1 48 53 .288 .336 .500 .836 321 13 2 0 7 10
37 Players 28.4 163 6020 5458 612 1319 203 43 130 576 41 30 415 854 .242 .298 .366 .664 1998 103 36 74 37 58
* - 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 Jophery Brown 23 0 0 4.50 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 9 1.500 9.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
2 Darcy Fast* 21 0 1 .000 5.40 8 1 2 0 0 0 10.0 8 6 6 1 8 0 10 0 0 0 46 1.600 7.2 0.9 7.2 9.0 1.25
3 Bill Hands 28 16 10 .615 2.89 38 34 0 11 4 0 258.2 221 91 83 26 36 0 148 6 0 4 1013 0.994 7.7 0.9 1.3 5.1 4.11
4 Chuck Hartenstein 26 2 4 .333 4.54 28 0 10 0 0 1 35.2 41 19 18 3 11 2 17 1 0 2 156 1.458 10.3 0.8 2.8 4.3 1.55
5 Ramon Hernandez* 27 0 0 9.00 8 0 3 0 0 0 9.0 14 11 9 1 0 0 3 1 0 1 42 1.556 14.0 1.0 0.0 3.0
6 Ken Holtzman* 22 11 14 .440 3.35 34 32 1 6 3 1 215.0 201 89 80 17 76 7 151 6 0 9 907 1.288 8.4 0.7 3.2 6.3 1.99
7 Fergie Jenkins 25 20 15 .571 2.63 40 40 0 20 3 0 308.0 255 96 90 26 65 7 260 3 1 6 1231 1.039 7.5 0.8 1.9 7.6 4.00
8 Jack Lamabe 31 3 2 .600 4.30 42 0 16 0 0 1 60.2 68 33 29 7 24 7 30 1 1 4 272 1.516 10.1 1.0 3.6 4.5 1.25
9 Joe Niekro 23 14 10 .583 4.31 34 29 4 2 1 2 177.1 204 93 85 18 59 8 65 3 0 3 769 1.483 10.4 0.9 3.0 3.3 1.10
10 Rich Nye* 23 7 12 .368 3.80 27 20 3 6 1 1 132.2 145 65 56 16 34 4 74 1 1 1 570 1.349 9.8 1.1 2.3 5.0 2.18
11 Frank Reberger 24 0 1 .000 4.50 3 1 1 0 0 0 6.0 9 4 3 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 28 1.833 13.5 1.5 3.0 4.5 1.50
12 Archie Reynolds 22 0 1 .000 6.75 7 1 2 0 0 0 13.1 14 10 10 1 7 0 6 1 0 1 62 1.575 9.4 0.7 4.7 4.0 0.86
13 Gary Ross 20 1 1 .500 4.17 13 5 4 1 0 0 41.0 44 22 19 1 25 3 31 0 0 4 185 1.683 9.7 0.2 5.5 6.8 1.24
14 Willie Smith* 29 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 8 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.8
15 Bill Stoneman 24 0 1 .000 5.52 18 0 3 0 0 0 29.1 35 19 18 6 14 1 18 1 0 1 131 1.670 10.7 1.8 4.3 5.5 1.29
16 Bobby Tiefenauer 38 0 1 .000 6.08 9 0 5 0 0 1 13.1 20 12 9 2 2 1 9 0 0 0 64 1.650 13.5 1.4 1.4 6.1 4.50
17 John Upham* 26 0 0 0.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 7.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 1 27 0.714 2.6 0.0 3.9 2.6 0.67
17 Players 25.1 84 78 .519 3.41 163 163 117 46 12 32 1453.2 1399 611 551 138 392 47 894 27 3 41 6050 1.232 8.7 0.9 2.4 5.5 2.28
* - 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
Randy Hundley 160 885 81 5 11 .995 6.04 8 47 47 50%
Randy Bobb 7 14 2 0 0 1.000 2.29 0 0 2 100%
John Boccabella 4 27 0 0 0 1.000 6.75 1 3 0 0%
John Felske 3 5 0 1 0 .833 1.67 0 0 0
Gene Oliver 1 10 1 0 0 1.000 11.00 0 1 1 50%
Bill Plummer 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 0 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ernie Banks 147 1379 88 6 118 .996 9.98
Dick Nen 52 219 11 3 12 .987 4.42
Willie Smith 4 16 1 0 0 1.000 4.25
Gene Oliver 2 14 0 0 0 1.000 7.00
Clarence Jones 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glenn Beckert 155 356 461 19 107 .977 5.27
Jose Arcia 10 22 19 0 2 1.000 4.10
Vic LaRose 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Lee Elia 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Santo 162 130 378 15 33 .971 3.14
Jose Arcia 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Lee Elia 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Kessinger 159 263 573 33 97 .962 5.26
Jose Arcia 7 8 15 2 1 .920 3.29
Lee Elia 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Vic LaRose 2 0 4 1 0 .800 2.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Williams 137 0.00
Willie Smith 38 0.00
Jose Arcia 5 0.00
Jim Hickman 3 0.00
Jimmy McMath 3 0.00
John Boccabella 1 0.00
Lou Johnson 1 0.00
Gene Oliver 1 0.00
Al Spangler 1 0.00
John Upham 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Adolfo Phillips 141 0.00
Jim Hickman 20 0.00
Jose Arcia 13 0.00
Al Spangler 7 0.00
John Upham 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Johnson 56 0.00
Jim Hickman 49 0.00
Billy Williams 47 0.00
Al Spangler 42 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Williams 163 261 4 9 0 .967 1.63
Adolfo Phillips 141 311 11 7 3 .979 2.28
Jim Hickman 66 115 4 3 0 .975 1.80
Lou Johnson 57 97 0 3 0 .970 1.70
Al Spangler 48 71 2 2 1 .973 1.52
Willie Smith 38 42 1 0 0 1.000 1.13
Jose Arcia 17 19 0 0 0 1.000 1.12
Jimmy McMath 3 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
John Upham 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
John Boccabella 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Gene Oliver 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Lamabe 42 3 8 0 1 1.000 0.26
Fergie Jenkins 40 14 41 0 5 1.000 1.38
Bill Hands 38 21 39 1 0 .984 1.58
Ken Holtzman 34 2 42 1 3 .978 1.29
Joe Niekro 34 9 33 0 2 1.000 1.24
Chuck Hartenstein 28 4 5 2 1 .818 0.32
Rich Nye 27 6 22 2 2 .933 1.04
Bill Stoneman 18 2 4 1 0 .857 0.33
Gary Ross 13 2 7 0 0 1.000 0.69
Bobby Tiefenauer 9 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.22
Darcy Fast 8 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
Ramon Hernandez 8 0 3 1 0 .750 0.38
Archie Reynolds 7 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.14
Frank Reberger 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67
John Upham 2 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.50
Jophery Brown 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Willie Smith 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jose Arcia 24 R R 6' 3.0" 170 Aug 22, 1943 La Habana, La Habana, CU 1968-04-10 1968-09-29
Ernie Banks 37 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jan 31, 1931 Dallas, TX, US 1968-04-10 1968-09-29
Glenn Beckert 27 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 12, 1940 Pittsburgh, PA, US 1968-04-13 1968-09-29
Randy Bobb 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 1, 1948 Los Angeles, CA, US 1968-08-15 1968-09-17
John Boccabella 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 29, 1941 San Francisco, CA, US 1968-04-19 1968-06-23
Jophery Brown 23 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 22, 1945 Grambling, LA, US 1968-09-21 1968-09-21
Lee Elia 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 16, 1937 Philadelphia, PA, US 1968-04-10 1968-09-13
Darcy Fast 21 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Mar 10, 1947 Dallas, OR, US 1968-06-15 1968-08-28
John Felske 26 R R 6' 3.0" 195 May 30, 1942 Chicago, IL, US 1968-07-26 1968-08-07
Bill Hands 28 R R 6' 2.0" 185 May 6, 1940 Hackensack, NJ, US 1968-04-13 1968-09-29
Chuck Hartenstein 26 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 26, 1942 Seguin, TX, US 1968-04-13 1968-09-02
Ramon Hernandez 27 S L 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 31, 1940 Carolina, PR 1968-04-13 1968-06-11
Jim Hickman 31 R R 6' 3.0" 192 May 10, 1937 Henning, TN, US 1968-05-24 1968-09-29
Ken Holtzman 22 R L 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 3, 1945 St. Louis, MO, US 1968-04-16 1968-09-27
Randy Hundley 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 1, 1942 Martinsville, VA, US 1968-04-10 1968-09-29
Fergie Jenkins 25 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Dec 13, 1942 Chatham, ON, CA 1968-04-11 1968-09-28
Lou Johnson 33 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 22, 1934 Lexington, KY, US 1968-04-10 1968-06-25
Clarence Jones 26 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 7, 1941 Zanesville, OH, US 1968-09-10 1968-09-25
Don Kessinger 25 S R 6' 1.0" 170 Jul 17, 1942 Forrest City, AR, US 1968-04-10 1968-09-29
Jack Lamabe 31 R R 6' 1.0" 198 Oct 3, 1936 Farmingdale, NY, US 1968-04-27 1968-09-22
Vic LaRose 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Dec 23, 1944 Los Angeles, CA, US 1968-09-13 1968-09-25
Jimmy McMath 18 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 10, 1949 Tuscaloosa, AL, US 1968-09-07 1968-09-22
Pete Mikkelsen 28 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Oct 25, 1939 Staten Island, NY, US 1968-04-10 1968-04-18
Dick Nen 28 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 24, 1939 South Gate, CA, US 1968-04-10 1968-09-29
Joe Niekro 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 7, 1944 Martins Ferry, OH, US 1968-04-10 1968-09-21
Rich Nye 23 L L 6' 4.0" 185 Aug 4, 1944 Oakland, CA, US 1968-04-13 1968-09-18
Gene Oliver 33 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Mar 22, 1935 Moline, IL, US 1968-07-01 1968-07-16
Adolfo Phillips 26 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 16, 1941 Bethania, PA 1968-04-10 1968-09-29
Bill Plummer 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 21, 1947 Oakland, CA, US 1968-04-19 1968-05-12
Frank Reberger 24 L R 6' 5.0" 200 Jun 7, 1944 Caldwell, ID, US 1968-06-06 1968-06-13
Phil Regan 31 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 6, 1937 Otsego, MI, US 1968-04-28 1968-09-29
Archie Reynolds 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jan 3, 1946 Glendale, CA, US 1968-08-15 1968-09-02
Gary Ross 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 16, 1947 McKeesport, PA, US 1968-06-28 1968-09-20
Ron Santo 28 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 25, 1940 Seattle, WA, US 1968-04-10 1968-09-29
Ted Savage 31 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 21, 1937 Venice, IL, US 1968-04-13 1968-04-19
Willie Smith 29 L L 6' 0.0" 182 Feb 11, 1939 Anniston, AL, US 1968-06-28 1968-09-28
Al Spangler 34 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 8, 1933 Philadelphia, PA, US 1968-04-10 1968-09-27
John Stephenson 27 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 13, 1941 South Portsmouth, KY, US 1968-04-10 1968-04-16
Bill Stoneman 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Apr 7, 1944 Oak Park, IL, US 1968-04-17 1968-08-27
Bobby Tiefenauer 38 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 10, 1929 Desloge, MO, US 1968-04-10 1968-09-21
John Upham 26 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 29, 1941 Windsor, ON, CA 1968-08-04 1968-09-25
Billy Williams 30 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jun 15, 1938 Whistler, AL, US 1968-04-10 1968-09-29

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