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1927 Chicago Cubs

1927 > Class Major League > 1927 National League
Overall: 85-68
Scored 750 runs, Allowed 661 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-68

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Joe McCarthy
Represented: Chicago, IL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1926 / 1928

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 Sparky Adams 32 146 705 647 100 189 17 7 0 49 26 42 26 .292 .335 .340 .675 220 0 16
2 Clyde Beck 27 117 450 391 44 101 20 5 2 44 0 43 37 .258 .332 .350 .682 137 0 16
3 Sheriff Blake# 27 32 88 83 2 16 0 0 0 3 0 1 10 .193 .202 .193 .395 16 0 4
4 Jim Brillheart 23 32 52 44 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 19 .023 .065 .023 .088 1 0 6
5 Guy Bush 25 36 71 65 2 8 1 0 0 1 0 1 10 .123 .136 .138 .275 9 0 5
6 John Churry 26 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0
7 Woody English 21 87 374 334 46 97 14 4 1 28 1 16 26 .290 .325 .365 .690 122 1 23
8 Howard Freigau 24 30 96 86 12 20 5 0 0 10 0 9 10 .233 .313 .291 .603 25 1 0
9 Mike Gonzalez 36 39 123 108 15 26 4 1 1 15 1 10 8 .241 .311 .324 .635 35 1 4
10 Charlie Grimm* 28 147 617 543 68 169 29 6 2 74 3 45 21 .311 .367 .398 .765 216 3 26
11 Fred Haney 31 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
12 Gabby Hartnett 26 127 509 449 56 132 32 5 10 80 2 44 42 .294 .361 .454 .815 204 3 13
13 Cliff Heathcote* 29 83 258 228 28 67 12 4 2 25 6 20 16 .294 .359 .408 .766 93 3 7
14 Percy Jones 27 30 41 40 3 14 1 0 0 4 0 0 11 .350 .350 .375 .725 15 0 1
15 Bob Osborn 24 24 40 39 1 8 0 1 0 4 0 0 14 .205 .205 .256 .462 10 0 1
16 Eddie Pick# 28 54 210 181 23 31 5 2 2 15 0 20 26 .171 .254 .254 .508 46 0 9
17 Charlie Root 28 48 132 122 15 27 6 1 0 8 0 4 35 .221 .252 .287 .539 35 1 5
18 Luther Roy 24 11 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0
19 Pete Scott 29 71 180 156 28 49 18 1 0 21 1 19 18 .314 .392 .442 .834 69 1 4
20 Tommy Sewell* 21 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
21 Riggs Stephenson 29 152 668 579 101 199 46 9 7 82 8 65 28 .344 .415 .491 .906 284 6 18
22 Chick Tolson 28 39 61 54 6 16 4 0 2 17 0 4 9 .296 .345 .481 .826 26 0 3
23 Earl Webb* 29 102 395 332 58 100 18 4 14 52 3 48 31 .301 .391 .506 .897 168 1 14
24 Lefty Weinert* 25 5 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0
25 Harry Wilke 26 3 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
26 Hack Wilson 27 146 646 551 119 175 30 12 30 129 13 71 70 .318 .401 .579 .980 319 6 18
27 Elmer Yoter 27 13 31 27 2 6 1 1 0 5 0 4 4 .222 .323 .333 .656 9 0 0
27 Players 27.9 153 6018 5303 750 1505 266 63 74 692 65 481 492 .284 .346 .400 .746 2119 27 207
* - 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 Sheriff Blake 27 13 14 .481 3.29 32 27 3 13 2 0 224.1 238 101 82 3 82 64 4 0 4 963 1.426 9.5 0.1 3.3 2.6 0.78
2 Jim Brillheart* 23 4 2 .667 4.13 32 12 8 4 0 0 128.2 140 67 59 4 38 36 4 1 4 556 1.383 9.8 0.3 2.7 2.5 0.95
3 Guy Bush 25 10 10 .500 3.03 36 22 10 9 1 2 193.1 177 76 65 3 79 62 6 1 2 813 1.324 8.2 0.1 3.7 2.9 0.78
4 Hank Grampp 23 0 0 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.0 4 3 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 13 1.667 12.0 0.0 3.0 9.0 3.00
5 Percy Jones* 27 7 8 .467 4.07 30 11 12 5 1 1 112.2 123 67 51 3 72 37 6 0 2 529 1.731 9.8 0.2 5.8 3.0 0.51
6 Bob Osborn 24 5 5 .500 4.18 24 12 11 2 0 0 107.2 125 54 50 2 48 45 1 0 0 485 1.607 10.4 0.2 4.0 3.8 0.94
7 Charlie Root 28 26 15 .634 3.76 48 36 12 21 4 2 309.0 296 148 129 16 117 145 9 1 3 1316 1.337 8.6 0.5 3.4 4.2 1.24
8 Luther Roy 24 3 1 .750 2.29 11 0 7 0 0 0 19.2 14 9 5 0 11 5 1 0 0 82 1.271 6.4 0.0 5.0 2.3 0.45
9 Lefty Weinert* 25 1 1 .500 4.58 5 3 0 1 0 0 19.2 21 13 10 2 6 5 0 0 0 90 1.373 9.6 0.9 2.7 2.3 0.83
10 Johnny Welch 20 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 7 3.000 0.0 0.0 27.0 9.0 0.33
10 Players 25.9 85 68 .556 3.65 153 153 78 75 11 6 1385.0 1439 661 562 50 514 465 38 3 16 5990 1.410 9.4 0.3 3.3 3.0 0.90
* - 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
Gabby Hartnett 126 479 99 16 21 .973 4.59 12 40 43 52%
Mike Gonzalez 36 136 29 1 6 .994 4.58 3 12 12 50%
John Churry 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
Charlie Grimm 147 1437 99 15 117 .990 10.45
Chick Tolson 8 74 5 0 3 1.000 9.88

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Clyde Beck 99 238 358 19 62 .969 6.02
Sparky Adams 60 149 194 2 34 .994 5.72
Eddie Pick 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sparky Adams 53 45 107 6 12 .962 2.87
Eddie Pick 49 60 71 13 9 .910 2.67
Howard Freigau 30 22 46 9 3 .883 2.27
Clyde Beck 17 27 43 5 5 .933 4.12
Elmer Yoter 11 4 14 1 0 .947 1.64
Riggs Stephenson 6 12 7 2 2 .905 3.17
Harry Wilke 3 2 5 0 0 1.000 2.33
Woody English 1 2 4 0 0 1.000 6.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Woody English 84 177 281 29 47 .940 5.45
Sparky Adams 40 82 142 10 23 .957 5.60
Clyde Beck 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Riggs Stephenson 146 0.00
Earl Webb 8 0.00
Pete Scott 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hack Wilson 146 0.00
Cliff Heathcote 9 0.00
Pete Scott 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Earl Webb 78 0.00
Cliff Heathcote 49 0.00
Pete Scott 35 0.00
Eddie Pick 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Riggs Stephenson 146 297 18 8 5 .975 2.16
Hack Wilson 146 400 13 14 3 .967 2.83
Earl Webb 86 171 14 8 5 .959 2.15
Cliff Heathcote 57 136 13 2 7 .987 2.61
Pete Scott 36 70 3 1 1 .986 2.03
Eddie Pick 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charlie Root 48 6 49 2 2 .965 1.15
Guy Bush 36 9 41 1 4 .980 1.39
Sheriff Blake 32 10 64 4 5 .949 2.31
Jim Brillheart 32 1 25 0 3 1.000 0.81
Percy Jones 30 3 33 2 2 .947 1.20
Bob Osborn 24 8 19 3 1 .900 1.13
Luther Roy 11 0 6 2 1 .750 0.55
Lefty Weinert 5 3 2 1 0 .833 1.00
Hank Grampp 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Johnny Welch 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Sparky Adams 32 R R 5' 5.0" 151 Aug 26, 1894 Zerbe, PA, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Clyde Beck 27 R R 5' 10.0" 176 Jan 6, 1900 Bassett, CA, US 1927-04-30 1927-10-02
Sheriff Blake 27 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 17, 1899 Ansted, WV, US 1927-04-13 1927-09-24
Jim Brillheart 23 R L 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 28, 1903 Dublin, VA, US 1927-04-25 1927-09-14
Guy Bush 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 23, 1901 Aberdeen, MS, US 1927-04-16 1927-10-02
Hal Carlson 35 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 17, 1892 Rockford, IL, US 1927-06-08 1927-09-27
John Churry 26 R R 5' 9.0" 172 Nov 26, 1900 Johnstown, PA, US 1927-06-21 1927-06-21
Jimmy Cooney 32 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 24, 1894 Cranston, RI, US 1927-04-12 1927-06-04
Wayland Dean 25 S R 6' 1.0" 178 Jun 20, 1902 Richwood, WV, US 1927-06-18 1927-07-13
Woody English 21 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Mar 2, 1906 Fredonia, OH, US 1927-04-26 1927-10-02
Howard Freigau 24 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 1, 1902 Dayton, OH, US 1927-04-20 1927-06-09
Mike Gonzalez 36 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Sep 24, 1890 La Habana, La Habana, CU 1927-04-12 1927-09-17
Hank Grampp 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 28, 1903 New York, NY, US 1927-06-21 1927-08-30
Charlie Grimm 28 L L 5' 11.0" 173 Aug 28, 1898 St. Louis, MO, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Fred Haney 31 R R 5' 6.0" 170 Apr 25, 1896 Albuquerque, NM, US 1927-07-13 1927-07-30
Gabby Hartnett 26 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 20, 1900 Woonsocket, RI, US 1927-04-13 1927-10-02
Cliff Heathcote 29 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Jan 24, 1898 Glen Rock, PA, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Percy Jones 27 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 28, 1899 Harwood, TX, US 1927-04-15 1927-10-02
Tony Kaufmann 26 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Dec 16, 1900 Chicago, IL, US 1927-04-13 1927-06-03
Art Nehf 34 L L 5' 9.0" 176 Jul 31, 1892 Terre Haute, IN, US 1927-09-03 1927-09-26
Bob Osborn 24 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 17, 1903 San Diego, TX, US 1927-04-17 1927-07-24
Eddie Pick 28 S R 6' 0.0" 185 May 7, 1899 Attleboro, MA, US 1927-06-11 1927-09-07
Charlie Root 28 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Mar 17, 1899 Middletown, OH, US 1927-04-12 1927-09-25
Luther Roy 24 R R 5' 10.0" 161 Jul 29, 1902 Ooltewah, TN, US 1927-04-18 1927-06-09
Pete Scott 29 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 21, 1897 Woodland, CA, US 1927-04-13 1927-09-27
Tommy Sewell 21 L R 5' 7.0" 155 Apr 16, 1906 Titus, AL, US 1927-06-21 1927-06-21
Riggs Stephenson 29 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 5, 1898 Akron, AL, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Chick Tolson 28 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 6, 1898 Washington, DC, US 1927-04-13 1927-09-16
Earl Webb 29 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 17, 1897 White County, TN, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Lefty Weinert 25 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 21, 1902 Philadelphia, PA, US 1927-09-05 1927-09-20
Johnny Welch 20 L R 6' 3.0" 184 Dec 2, 1906 Washington, DC, US 1927-06-22 1927-06-22
Harry Wilke 26 R R 5' 10.0" 171 Dec 14, 1900 Cincinnati, OH, US 1927-05-12 1927-05-14
Hack Wilson 27 R R 5' 6.0" 190 Apr 26, 1900 Ellwood City, PA, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Elmer Yoter 27 R R 5' 7.0" 155 Jun 26, 1900 Plainfield, PA, US 1927-08-24 1927-09-17

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