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1929 Chicago Cubs

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Zack Taylor 30 64 237 215 29 59 16 3 1 31 0 19 18 .274 .336 .391 .727 79 84 1 3
2 1B Charlie Grimm* 30 120 517 463 66 138 28 3 10 91 3 42 25 .298 .358 .436 .794 96 202 1 10
3 2B Rogers Hornsby 33 156 712 602 156 229 47 8 39 149 2 87 65 .380 .459 .679 1.139 178 409 1 22
4 SS Woody English 23 144 699 608 131 168 29 3 1 52 13 68 50 .276 .352 .339 .691 72 206 3 21
5 3B Norm McMillan 33 124 541 495 77 134 35 5 5 55 13 36 43 .271 .324 .392 .716 76 194 3 7
6 OF Riggs Stephenson 31 136 582 495 91 179 36 6 17 110 10 67 21 .362 .445 .562 1.006 147 278 7 13
7 OF Kiki Cuyler 30 139 596 509 111 183 29 7 15 102 43 66 56 .360 .438 .532 .970 139 271 5 16
8 OF Hack Wilson 29 150 670 574 135 198 30 5 39 159 3 78 83 .345 .425 .618 1.044 155 355 2 16
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 OF Cliff Heathcote* 31 82 258 224 45 70 17 0 2 31 9 25 17 .313 .384 .415 .799 98 93 1 7
10 3B Clyde Beck 29 54 213 190 28 40 7 0 0 9 3 19 24 .211 .282 .247 .530 32 47 0 4
11 C Mike Gonzalez 38 60 189 167 15 40 3 0 0 18 1 18 14 .240 .317 .257 .575 44 43 1 3
12 1B Chick Tolson 30 32 123 109 13 28 5 0 1 19 0 9 16 .257 .325 .330 .655 63 36 2 3
13 C Earl Grace* 22 27 94 80 7 20 1 0 2 17 0 9 7 .250 .333 .338 .671 67 27 1 4
14 C Johnny Schulte* 32 31 78 69 6 18 3 0 0 9 0 7 11 .261 .329 .304 .633 58 21 0 2
15 IF Footsie Blair* 28 26 77 72 10 23 5 0 1 8 1 3 4 .319 .347 .431 .777 91 31 0 2
16 OF Johnny Moore* 27 37 69 63 13 18 1 0 2 8 0 4 6 .286 .338 .397 .735 81 25 1 1
17 C Gabby Hartnett 28 25 29 22 2 6 2 1 1 9 1 5 5 .273 .407 .591 .998 144 13 0 1
18 C Tom Angley* 24 5 21 16 1 4 1 0 0 6 0 2 2 .250 .333 .313 .646 61 5 0 3
19 OF Danny Taylor 28 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 -32 0 0 0
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
20 P Pat Malone* 26 40 109 105 8 22 3 0 2 11 0 4 23 .210 .239 .295 .534 31 31 0 0
21 P Charlie Root 30 43 105 96 8 15 3 4 1 15 0 4 28 .156 .190 .302 .492 20 29 0 5
22 P Guy Bush 27 50 104 91 5 15 0 0 0 3 1 3 19 .165 .191 .165 .356 -11 15 0 10
23 P Sheriff Blake# 29 38 90 81 11 14 2 0 0 4 0 4 10 .173 .212 .198 .409 2 16 0 5
24 P Art Nehf* 36 32 51 45 3 13 3 0 0 5 0 5 3 .289 .360 .356 .716 78 16 0 1
25 P Hal Carlson 37 31 44 39 4 9 2 0 0 8 0 2 7 .231 .268 .282 .550 36 11 0 3
26 P Mike Cvengros* 28 33 17 15 5 6 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 .400 .471 .467 .937 133 7 0 0
27 P Claude Jonnard 31 12 10 10 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 5 .200 .200 .500 .700 67 5 0 0
28 P Trader Horne# 30 11 6 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 99 2 0 1
29 P Ken Penner* 33 5 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 24 1 0 0
30 P Bob Osborn 26 3 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 24 1 0 0
31 P Hank Grampp 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.8 156 6252 5471 982 1655 310 46 139 933 103 589 567 .303 .373 .452 .825 103 2474 29 163
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 1 3 1 8 2 2 1 8 2 2 2 2 2 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.9 156 5709 4976 936 1555 295 41 136 883 102 565 468 .313 .386 .470 .856 111 2340 29 138
Pitcher Totals 29.5 156 543 495 46 100 15 5 3 50 1 24 99 .202 .239 .271 .510 26 134 0 25
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Charlie Root 30 19 6 .760 3.47 43 31 9 19 4 5 272.0 286 120 105 12 83 124 3 0 1 1158 132 3.77 1.357 9.5 0.4 2.7 4.1 1.49
2 SP Guy Bush 27 18 7 .720 3.66 50 30 15 18 2 8 270.2 277 135 110 16 107 82 4 0 7 1176 125 4.55 1.419 9.2 0.5 3.6 2.7 0.77
3 SP Pat Malone 26 22 10 .688 3.57 40 30 7 19 5 2 267.0 283 120 106 12 102 166 6 1 6 1152 128 3.72 1.442 9.5 0.4 3.4 5.6 1.63
4 SP Sheriff Blake 29 14 13 .519 4.29 35 29 3 13 1 1 218.1 244 122 104 8 103 70 2 0 4 962 107 4.44 1.589 10.1 0.3 4.2 2.9 0.68
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
5 RP Art Nehf* 36 8 5 .615 5.59 32 14 8 4 0 1 120.2 148 85 75 11 39 27 2 0 1 529 82 4.92 1.550 11.0 0.8 2.9 2.0 0.69
6 RP Hal Carlson 37 11 5 .688 5.16 31 13 8 6 2 1 111.2 131 71 64 8 31 35 1 0 0 492 89 4.33 1.451 10.6 0.6 2.5 2.8 1.13
7 RP Mike Cvengros* 28 5 4 .556 4.64 32 4 14 1 0 2 64.0 82 39 33 2 29 23 1 1 2 294 99 4.26 1.734 11.5 0.3 4.1 3.2 0.79
8 RP Claude Jonnard 31 0 1 .000 7.48 12 2 4 0 0 0 27.2 41 27 23 4 11 11 1 0 0 142 62 5.55 1.880 13.3 1.3 3.6 3.6 1.00
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
9 Trader Horne 30 1 1 .500 5.09 11 1 4 0 0 0 23.0 24 20 13 3 21 6 0 0 2 111 91 7.08 1.957 9.4 1.2 8.2 2.3 0.29
10 Ken Penner 33 0 1 .000 2.84 5 0 2 0 0 0 12.2 14 11 4 1 6 3 0 0 0 58 165 5.14 1.579 9.9 0.7 4.3 2.1 0.50
11 Bob Osborn 26 0 0 3.00 3 1 2 0 0 0 9.0 8 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 36 158 3.61 1.111 8.0 0.0 2.0 1.0 0.50
12 Hank Grampp 25 0 1 .000 27.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 6 6 0 3 0 1 0 0 13 20 9.16 3.500 18.0 0.0 13.5 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 29.5 98 54 .645 4.16 156 156 76 80 14 20 1398.2 1542 759 646 77 537 548 21 2 23 6123 110 4.29 1.486 9.9 0.5 3.5 3.5 1.02
Rank in 8 NL teams 1 8 2 2 1 2 1 3 2 2 2 6 2
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Tom Angley 24 5 3 3 31 23 7 1 0 .968 6.00 3 7 4 36% 42% C
Clyde Beck 29 47 43 41 166 42 118 6 20 .964 3.40 3B-SS
Footsie Blair 28 17 14 13 108 82 23 3 6 .972 6.18 3B-1B-2B
Sheriff Blake 29 35 29 13 51 6 43 2 1 .961 1.40 P
Guy Bush 27 50 30 18 71 10 60 1 6 .986 1.40 P
Hal Carlson 37 31 13 6 39 6 33 0 1 1.000 1.26 P
Kiki Cuyler 30 129 129 126 311 288 15 8 6 .974 2.35 OF
Mike Cvengros 28 32 4 1 16 2 14 0 1 1.000 0.50 P
Woody English 23 144 144 142 868 332 497 39 107 .955 5.76 SS
Mike Gonzalez 38 60 47 40 248 212 34 2 7 .992 4.10 1 21 20 49% 42% C
Earl Grace 22 27 22 22 124 106 18 0 1 1.000 4.59 0 7 11 61% 42% C
Hank Grampp 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Charlie Grimm 30 120 120 118 1312 1228 74 10 114 .992 10.85 1B
Gabby Hartnett 28 1 1 1 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00 0 0 0 C
Cliff Heathcote 31 52 48 46 137 131 4 2 2 .985 2.60 OF
Trader Horne 30 11 1 0 8 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.73 P
Rogers Hornsby 33 156 156 154 856 286 547 23 106 .973 5.34 2B
Claude Jonnard 31 12 2 0 10 0 8 2 0 .800 0.67 P
Pat Malone 26 40 30 19 46 10 35 1 5 .978 1.13 P
Norm McMillan 33 120 118 116 378 131 226 21 19 .944 2.98 3B
Johnny Moore 27 15 11 9 34 32 1 1 0 .971 2.20 OF
Art Nehf 36 32 14 4 36 9 27 0 3 1.000 1.13 P
Bob Osborn 26 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33 P
Ken Penner 33 5 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.60 P
Charlie Root 30 43 31 19 48 12 35 1 2 .979 1.09 P
Johnny Schulte 32 30 22 16 92 74 16 2 3 .978 3.00 6 13 10 43% 42% C
Riggs Stephenson 31 130 130 130 258 245 9 4 4 .984 1.95 OF
Danny Taylor 28 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 OF
Zack Taylor 30 65 61 46 289 247 36 6 4 .979 4.42 3 22 21 49% 42% C
Chick Tolson 30 31 29 29 312 289 16 7 21 .978 9.84 1B
Hack Wilson 29 150 150 146 406 380 14 12 4 .970 2.63 OF
Team Totals 30.0 156 1404 1278 6264 4190 1920 154 443 .975 3.83 13 70 66 49% 42%
Rank in 8 NL teams 1 1 1
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Tom Angley* 24 5 21 -1 0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .465 .499 -0.0 -0.1 -0 /2
Clyde Beck 29 54 213 -21 -0 0 7 2 -12 -1.1 7 -6 -0.5 .479 .493 -1.1 0.8 -13 56
Footsie Blair* 28 26 77 -1 -0 0 -1 -0 -2 -0.2 2 0 0.1 .493 .499 0.2 -0.1 1 /534
Sheriff Blake# 29 38 90 -13 0 0 0 10 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .492 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 1
Guy Bush 27 50 104 -18 -0 0 0 12 -7 -0.6 0 -7 -0.6 .488 .496 -0.6 0.0 -7 1
Hal Carlson 37 31 44 -4 0 0 0 5 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Traded 1
Kiki Cuyler 30 139 596 34 5 0 2 -6 35 3.1 18 53 4.9 .523 .519 4.8 -0.4 51 Traded *O97
Mike Cvengros* 28 33 17 1 0 0 0 2 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .508 .502 0.3 0.0 3 Rule 5 Draft 1
Woody English 23 144 699 -25 -1 0 13 10 -3 -0.3 20 17 1.6 .498 .498 0.5 2.1 4 Purchased *6
Mike Gonzalez 38 60 189 -14 -0 0 2 2 -10 -1.0 6 -5 -0.4 .484 .494 -0.6 0.3 -7 Traded 2
Earl Grace* 22 27 94 -4 0 0 1 1 -2 -0.2 3 1 0.1 .492 .499 -0.0 0.2 -0 2
Hank Grampp 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Rule 5 Draft /1
Charlie Grimm* 30 120 517 -3 -0 0 2 -6 -6 -0.6 16 10 1.0 .495 .496 0.8 -0.3 8 Traded *3
Gabby Hartnett 28 25 29 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.2 1 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 0.0 2 Unknown /2
Cliff Heathcote* 31 82 258 0 0 0 3 -2 1 0.1 8 9 0.9 .501 .501 0.6 0.1 6 Traded O9/87
Trader Horne# 30 11 6 -0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .505 .500 0.1 0.0 1 1
Rogers Hornsby 33 156 712 77 0 0 12 5 94 8.3 21 115 10.4 .553 .551 9.4 1.6 103 $40,000 Traded *4
Claude Jonnard 31 12 10 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
Pat Malone* 26 40 109 -12 0 0 0 12 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
Norm McMillan 33 124 541 -20 -0 0 0 3 -16 -1.5 17 0 0.1 .488 .491 0.2 0.3 0 Rule 5 Draft *5
Johnny Moore* 27 37 69 -2 0 0 0 -1 -2 -0.2 2 -0 -0.0 .494 .499 -0.0 -0.1 -0 Purchased O7/89
Art Nehf* 36 32 51 -1 0 0 0 6 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .513 .502 0.4 0.0 4 Free Agency 1
Bob Osborn 26 3 3 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .499 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Ken Penner* 33 5 4 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .499 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Charlie Root 30 43 105 -15 0 0 0 12 -3 -0.2 0 -3 -0.2 .494 .498 -0.2 0.0 -3 1
Johnny Schulte* 32 31 78 -5 0 0 -1 1 -5 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .486 .497 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Free Agency 2
Riggs Stephenson 31 136 582 42 -1 0 -2 -6 33 2.9 18 51 4.7 .522 .518 4.9 -0.7 53 Traded *7O
Danny Taylor 28 2 4 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .467 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /O9
Zack Taylor 30 64 237 -7 0 0 0 2 -5 -0.4 7 2 0.3 .493 .497 0.3 0.2 3 Waivers 2
Chick Tolson 30 32 123 -7 0 0 -1 -1 -9 -0.8 4 -5 -0.4 .474 .495 -0.3 -0.2 -4 3
Hack Wilson 29 150 670 49 0 0 0 -3 46 4.1 20 67 6.1 .527 .525 6.2 -0.3 67 Rule 5 Draft *8O
Team Total 29.8 1713 6252 29 5 0 36 61 131 11.2 173 304 28.2 .507 .508 25.6 3.4 268 $40,000
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Sheriff Blake 29 218.1 35 29 122 5.03 5.18 0.23 0.00 97.3 4.82 -5 -0.5 1.0 -0.1 1.2 17 .486 .497
Guy Bush 27 270.2 50 30 135 4.49 5.31 0.23 0.00 97.5 4.95 13 1.2 1.0 -0.1 3.4 41 .525 .508
Hal Carlson 37 111.2 31 13 71 5.72 5.19 0.24 0.00 95.5 4.73 -12 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 -0.2 -1 .464 .493 Traded
Mike Cvengros* 28 64.0 32 4 39 5.48 5.29 0.24 0.00 97.4 4.91 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .488 .498 Rule 5 Draft
Hank Grampp 25 2.0 1 1 6 27.00 5.76 0.32 0.00 94.0 5.11 -5 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -5 .197 .498 Rule 5 Draft
Trader Horne 30 23.0 11 1 20 7.83 5.57 0.23 0.00 96.5 5.15 -7 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -5 .446 .496
Claude Jonnard 31 27.2 12 2 27 8.78 5.43 0.27 0.00 95.2 4.90 -12 -1.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.8 -9 .416 .494
Pat Malone 26 266.1 40 30 120 4.06 5.35 0.21 0.00 98.2 5.04 29 2.7 1.0 -0.1 4.8 56 .569 .517
Art Nehf* 36 120.2 32 14 85 6.34 5.39 0.24 0.00 97.7 5.03 -18 -1.6 1.0 -0.1 -0.6 -5 .451 .490 Free Agency
Bob Osborn 26 9.0 3 1 3 3.00 4.89 0.24 0.00 94.0 4.37 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .543 .501
Ken Penner 33 12.2 5 0 11 7.82 5.31 0.25 0.00 102.6 5.19 -4 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .436 .498
Charlie Root 30 272.0 43 31 120 3.97 5.27 0.23 0.00 97.5 4.92 28 2.7 1.0 -0.1 4.8 56 .563 .517
Team Total 29.5 1398.0 295 156 759 4.89 5.29 0.23 0.00 97.4 4.93 5 1.1 1.0 -0.7 12.2 147 .504 .503
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1928 / 1930 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics