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1930 Chicago Cubs

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1929 / 1931

90-64, Finished 2nd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe McCarthy (86-64) and Rogers Hornsby (4-0)
Scored 998 runs, Allowed 870 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-67

Ballparks: Wrigley Field · Attendance: 1,463,624 (1st of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 101


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1929 / 1931 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 Gabby Hartnett 29 141 577 508 84 172 31 3 37 122 0 55 62 .339 .404 .630 1.034 144 320 1 14
2 1B Charlie Grimm* 31 114 490 429 58 124 27 2 6 65 1 41 26 .289 .359 .403 .763 83 173 6 14
3 2B Footsie Blair* 29 134 610 578 97 158 24 12 6 59 9 20 58 .273 .306 .388 .693 65 224 7 5
4 SS Clyde Beck 30 83 289 244 32 52 7 0 6 34 2 36 32 .213 .314 .316 .630 52 77 0 9
5 3B Woody English 24 156 755 638 152 214 36 17 14 59 3 100 72 .335 .430 .511 .941 125 326 6 11
6 OF Riggs Stephenson 32 109 382 341 56 125 21 1 5 68 2 32 20 .367 .421 .478 .899 116 163 0 9
7 OF Kiki Cuyler 31 156 741 642 155 228 50 17 13 134 37 72 49 .355 .428 .547 .975 133 351 10 17
8 OF Hack Wilson 30 155 709 585 146 208 35 6 56 191 3 105 84 .356 .454 .723 1.177 177 423 1 18
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 3B Les Bell 28 74 283 248 35 69 15 4 5 47 1 24 27 .278 .342 .431 .773 85 107 0 9
10 OF Danny Taylor 29 74 254 219 43 62 14 3 2 37 6 27 34 .283 .364 .402 .766 84 88 1 7
11 1B High Pockets Kelly 34 39 178 166 22 55 6 1 3 19 0 7 16 .331 .362 .434 .796 91 72 1 4
12 OF Cliff Heathcote* 32 70 171 150 30 39 10 1 9 18 4 18 15 .260 .343 .520 .863 104 78 1 2
13 SS Doc Farrell 28 46 125 113 21 33 6 0 1 16 0 9 5 .292 .344 .372 .716 72 42 0 3
14 2B Rogers Hornsby 34 42 120 104 15 32 5 1 2 18 0 12 12 .308 .385 .433 .817 96 45 1 3
15 C Zack Taylor 31 32 101 95 12 22 2 1 1 11 0 2 12 .232 .255 .305 .560 34 29 1 4
16 1B Chick Tolson 31 13 26 20 0 6 1 0 0 1 1 6 5 .300 .462 .350 .812 99 7 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
17 P Pat Malone* 27 45 116 105 12 26 0 0 4 10 0 7 19 .248 .295 .362 .657 57 38 0 4
18 P Charlie Root 31 37 87 80 4 21 8 0 1 6 1 4 21 .263 .306 .400 .706 68 32 1 2
19 P Guy Bush 28 46 87 78 7 22 0 1 0 7 0 6 19 .282 .333 .308 .641 56 24 0 3
20 P Sheriff Blake# 30 36 71 66 5 15 0 0 0 2 0 2 14 .227 .250 .227 .477 16 15 0 3
21 P Bud Teachout 26 42 68 63 8 17 4 1 0 5 0 2 11 .270 .292 .365 .657 57 23 0 3
22 P Bob Osborn 27 35 45 42 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 6 .095 .095 .095 .190 -54 4 0 3
23 P Hal Carlson 38 8 21 20 1 5 0 0 0 3 0 1 5 .250 .286 .250 .536 31 5 0 0
24 P Lynn Nelson* 25 37 18 18 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 .222 .222 .389 .611 43 7 0 0
25 P Jesse Petty 35 9 14 13 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 .231 .231 .308 .538 28 4 0 1
26 P Mal Moss 25 12 11 11 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 .273 .273 .273 .545 32 3 0 0
27 P Al Shealy 30 24 5 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .600 .600 .800 1.400 233 4 0 0
28 P Bill McAfee 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 P Lon Warneke 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.4 156 6354 5581 998 1722 305 72 171 940 70 588 635 .309 .378 .481 .859 105 2684 37 148
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 2 4 3 6 1 3 1 8 4 1 1 1 1 1
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.5 156 5811 5080 958 1599 290 69 166 899 69 566 529 .315 .387 .497 .884 111 2525 36 129
Pitcher Totals 28.6 156 543 501 40 123 15 3 5 41 1 22 106 .246 .279 .317 .596 43 159 1 19
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 Pat Malone 27 20 9 .690 3.94 45 35 8 22 1 5 271.2 290 145 119 14 96 142 6 1 4 1197 124 4.25 1.421 9.6 0.5 3.2 4.7 1.48
2 SP Guy Bush 28 15 10 .600 6.20 46 25 8 11 0 3 225.0 291 174 155 22 86 75 2 0 12 1031 79 5.28 1.676 11.6 0.9 3.4 3.0 0.87
3 SP Charlie Root 31 16 14 .533 4.33 37 30 6 15 4 4 220.1 247 122 106 18 63 124 7 0 1 967 113 4.39 1.407 10.1 0.7 2.6 5.1 1.97
4 SP Sheriff Blake 30 10 14 .417 4.82 34 24 4 7 0 0 186.2 213 127 100 14 99 80 3 0 4 856 101 5.26 1.671 10.3 0.7 4.8 3.9 0.81
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 Bud Teachout* 26 11 4 .733 4.06 40 16 10 6 0 1 153.0 178 80 69 16 48 59 0 0 1 663 120 5.03 1.477 10.5 0.9 2.8 3.5 1.23
6 RP Bob Osborn 27 10 6 .625 4.97 35 13 14 3 0 1 126.2 147 74 70 9 53 42 1 0 1 563 98 5.04 1.579 10.4 0.6 3.8 3.0 0.79
7 RP Lynn Nelson 25 3 2 .600 5.09 37 3 17 0 0 0 81.1 97 52 46 10 28 29 6 0 2 365 96 5.64 1.537 10.7 1.1 3.1 3.2 1.04
8 RP Al Shealy 30 0 0 8.00 24 0 17 0 0 0 27.0 37 24 24 2 14 14 0 0 0 128 62 4.98 1.889 12.3 0.7 4.7 4.7 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 Hal Carlson 38 4 2 .667 5.05 8 6 1 3 0 0 51.2 68 31 29 4 14 14 1 0 1 235 97 4.84 1.587 11.8 0.7 2.4 2.4 1.00
10 Jesse Petty* 35 1 3 .250 2.97 9 3 1 0 0 1 39.1 51 18 13 2 6 18 0 0 0 172 165 3.70 1.449 11.7 0.5 1.4 4.1 3.00
11 Mal Moss* 25 0 0 6.27 12 1 2 0 0 1 18.2 18 13 13 0 14 4 0 0 0 87 79 5.32 1.714 8.7 0.0 6.8 1.9 0.29
12 Lon Warneke 21 0 0 33.75 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 2 5 5 0 5 0 0 0 1 11 18 14.75 5.250 13.5 0.0 33.8 0.0 0.00
13 Bill McAfee 22 0 0 0.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 3 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 10 9.50 5.000 27.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 28.6 90 64 .584 4.80 156 156 89 67 5 16 1403.2 1642 870 749 111 528 601 26 1 28 6285 102 4.86 1.546 10.5 0.7 3.4 3.9 1.14
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 7 4 4 3 4 1 5 6 5 3 7 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
Clyde Beck 30 82 76 62 405 149 236 20 54 .951 4.64 SS-2B-3B
Les Bell 28 72 61 60 195 81 105 9 15 .954 2.58 3B-1B
Footsie Blair 29 128 124 118 756 266 456 34 85 .955 5.64 2B-3B
Sheriff Blake 30 34 24 7 58 7 50 1 4 .983 1.68 P
Guy Bush 28 46 25 11 68 21 46 1 3 .985 1.46 P
Hal Carlson 38 8 6 3 21 2 18 1 1 .952 2.50 P
Kiki Cuyler 31 156 156 151 406 377 21 8 7 .980 2.55 OF
Woody English 24 156 156 147 664 256 386 22 76 .967 3.99 3B-SS
Doc Farrell 28 39 30 25 191 69 110 12 20 .937 4.59 SS-2B
Charlie Grimm 31 113 112 110 1114 1040 68 6 103 .995 9.81 1B
Gabby Hartnett 29 136 132 128 722 646 68 8 11 .989 5.25 10 39 36 48% 44% C
Cliff Heathcote 32 35 29 27 71 66 4 1 0 .986 2.00 OF
Rogers Hornsby 34 25 23 20 131 44 76 11 16 .916 4.80 2B
High Pockets Kelly 34 39 39 38 447 414 32 1 31 .998 11.44 1B
Pat Malone 27 45 35 22 57 16 40 1 1 .982 1.24 P
Bill McAfee 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Mal Moss 25 12 1 0 7 3 4 0 0 1.000 0.58 P
Lynn Nelson 25 37 3 0 29 6 22 1 1 .966 0.76 P
Bob Osborn 27 35 13 3 45 10 34 1 2 .978 1.26 P
Jesse Petty 35 9 3 0 8 0 8 0 0 1.000 0.89 P
Charlie Root 31 37 30 15 36 9 27 0 1 1.000 0.97 P
Al Shealy 30 24 0 0 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.21 P
Riggs Stephenson 32 80 79 74 143 132 5 6 1 .958 1.71 OF
Danny Taylor 29 52 49 49 103 97 3 3 0 .971 1.92 OF
Zack Taylor 31 28 24 20 110 92 18 0 1 1.000 3.93 3 10 9 47% 44% C
Bud Teachout 26 40 16 6 40 10 27 3 2 .925 0.93 P
Chick Tolson 31 5 3 3 48 43 4 1 6 .979 9.40 1B
Lon Warneke 21 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Hack Wilson 30 155 155 152 385 357 9 19 2 .951 2.36 OF
Team Totals 29.2 156 1404 1251 6266 4214 1882 170 443 .973 3.72 13 49 45 48% 44%
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 3 2
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
Clyde Beck 30 83 289 -20 -0 0 1 5 -15 -1.3 9 -6 -0.4 .484 .492 -0.5 0.5 -7 64/5
Les Bell 28 74 283 -7 0 0 -3 2 -8 -0.7 9 0 0.1 .490 .496 0.4 -0.1 3 $11,000 Waivers 5/3
Footsie Blair* 29 134 610 -35 -1 0 4 4 -28 -2.5 18 -9 -0.6 .482 .485 -0.9 0.7 -13 *45
Sheriff Blake# 30 36 71 -10 0 0 0 7 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $10,000 1
Guy Bush 28 46 87 -6 0 0 0 9 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .506 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 $11,000 1
Hal Carlson 38 8 21 -2 0 0 0 2 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Traded /1
Kiki Cuyler 31 156 741 39 2 0 11 -8 44 3.8 21 66 5.9 .525 .524 5.1 0.3 55 $17,000 Traded *O97
Woody English 24 156 755 32 0 0 0 7 40 3.4 21 61 5.5 .522 .521 5.6 0.6 61 $12,000 Purchased 56
Doc Farrell 28 46 125 -5 0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 4 2 0.2 .496 .499 0.2 0.2 2 Waivers 6/4
Charlie Grimm* 31 114 490 -10 1 0 3 -5 -12 -1.1 15 3 0.4 .491 .494 0.2 -0.2 0 $15,000 Traded *3
Gabby Hartnett 29 141 577 35 1 0 2 5 43 3.6 18 60 5.4 .526 .523 5.3 0.5 58 $18,000 Unknown *2
Cliff Heathcote* 32 70 171 -0 0 0 -2 -2 -4 -0.3 5 2 0.2 .495 .498 0.4 -0.3 4 Traded O9/8
Rogers Hornsby 34 42 120 -0 0 0 -1 1 -0 -0.0 4 4 0.3 .500 .500 0.4 -0.0 5 $40,000 Traded 4
High Pockets Kelly 34 39 178 -2 0 0 3 -2 -1 -0.1 5 4 0.4 .498 .499 0.2 0.1 1 Traded 3
Pat Malone* 27 45 116 -9 0 0 0 12 4 0.3 0 4 0.3 .507 .502 0.3 -0.0 4 $14,000 1
Bill McAfee 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Mal Moss 25 12 11 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
Lynn Nelson* 25 37 18 -2 0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Rule 5 Draft 1
Bob Osborn 27 35 45 -12 0 0 0 5 -7 -0.6 0 -7 -0.6 .483 .496 -0.6 0.0 -7 1
Jesse Petty 35 9 14 -2 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .495 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Purchased /1
Charlie Root 31 37 87 -5 -0 0 0 9 4 0.3 0 4 0.3 .509 .502 0.3 0.0 4 $16,000 1
Al Shealy 30 24 5 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.1 0 2 0.1 .506 .501 0.1 0.0 2 Rule 5 Draft 1
Riggs Stephenson 32 109 382 12 0 0 -4 -4 4 0.4 12 16 1.5 .503 .502 1.9 -0.7 20 $15,000 Traded 7O
Danny Taylor 29 74 254 -6 -0 0 0 -2 -9 -0.8 8 -1 0.0 .490 .495 0.1 -0.2 -1 O7/8
Zack Taylor 31 32 101 -11 0 0 0 1 -10 -0.9 3 -7 -0.6 .472 .495 -0.6 0.1 -7 $12,000 Waivers 2
Bud Teachout 26 42 68 -5 0 0 0 7 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .504 .501 0.2 -0.0 2 1
Chick Tolson 31 13 26 0 -0 0 0 -0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .501 .500 0.1 -0.0 1 /3
Lon Warneke 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased /1
Hack Wilson 30 155 709 76 0 0 -10 -3 63 5.3 21 84 7.4 .534 .533 8.4 -1.1 94 $22,500 Rule 5 Draft *8O
Team Total 29.4 1772 6354 44 6 0 4 58 112 8.9 174 286 26.3 .505 .506 26.7 0.2 282 $213,500
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 30 186.2 34 24 127 6.12 5.65 0.03 0.00 97.9 5.51 -13 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 0.4 7 .468 .493 $10,000
Guy Bush 28 225.0 46 25 174 6.96 5.66 0.03 0.00 99.0 5.58 -34 -2.9 1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -10 .438 .482 $11,000
Hal Carlson 38 51.2 8 6 31 5.40 5.56 0.03 0.00 97.8 5.41 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.4 6 .501 .500 Traded
Pat Malone 27 273.2 45 35 145 4.77 5.65 0.02 0.00 98.7 5.55 24 2.2 1.0 -0.1 4.4 53 .548 .513 $14,000
Bill McAfee 22 1.0 2 0 5 45.00 7.74 0.05 0.00 100.0 7.69 -4 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -4 .344 .498
Mal Moss* 25 18.2 12 1 13 6.27 5.96 0.03 0.00 101.0 5.99 -1 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .496 .500
Lynn Nelson 25 81.1 37 3 52 5.75 5.87 0.03 0.00 97.7 5.70 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.6 8 .499 .500 Rule 5 Draft
Bob Osborn 27 126.2 35 13 74 5.26 5.63 0.03 0.00 98.1 5.50 3 0.3 1.0 -0.1 1.4 17 .509 .502
Jesse Petty* 35 39.1 9 3 18 4.12 5.83 0.03 0.00 96.0 5.58 6 0.6 1.0 -0.0 0.9 11 .565 .504 Purchased
Charlie Root 31 220.1 37 30 122 4.98 5.74 0.02 0.00 97.0 5.55 14 1.2 1.0 -0.1 3.0 37 .534 .508 $16,000
Al Shealy 30 27.0 24 0 24 8.00 5.90 0.03 0.00 96.7 5.68 -7 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .475 .496 Rule 5 Draft
Bud Teachout* 26 152.0 40 16 80 4.74 5.56 0.03 0.00 99.3 5.49 13 1.1 1.0 -0.1 2.4 29 .529 .507
Lon Warneke 21 1.1 1 0 5 33.75 6.39 0.03 0.00 104.0 6.62 -4 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -4 .239 .498 Purchased
Team Total 28.6 1404.2 330 156 870 5.57 5.68 0.03 0.00 98.2 5.55 -2 0.3 1.0 -0.6 11.7 147 .501 .500 $51,000
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1929 / 1931 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics