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1929 Chicago Cubs

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1928 / 1930

98-54, Finished 1st in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe McCarthy (98-54)
Scored 982 runs, Allowed 758 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 94-58

Ballparks: Wrigley Field · Attendance: 1,485,166 (1st of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 99



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1928 / 1930 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 3, 1928

Drafted Mike Cvengros from Wichita Falls (Texas) in the 1928 rule 5 draft.

November 7, 1928

Traded Bruce Cunningham, Percy Jones, Lou Legett, Freddie Maguire, Socks Seibold and $200,000 to the Boston Braves. Received Rogers Hornsby.

April 24, 1929 (Standings)

Signed Johnny Schulte as a free agent.

July 6, 1929 (Standings)

Selected Zack Taylor off waivers from the Boston Braves.

October 7, 1929 (Standings)

Drafted Al Shealy from St Paul (American Association) in the 1929 rule 5 draft.

Earl Webb drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1929 rule 5 draft.

October 29, 1929

Selected Les Bell off waivers from the Boston Braves.

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1928 / 1930 Trades and Transactions