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1931 Chicago Cubs

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1930 / 1932

84-70, Finished 3rd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Rogers Hornsby (84-70)
Scored 828 runs, Allowed 710 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-66

Ballparks: Wrigley Field · Attendance: 1,086,422 (1st of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 94


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1930 / 1932 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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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 30 116 438 380 53 107 32 1 8 70 3 52 48 .282 .370 .434 .804 113 165 1 5
2 1B Charlie Grimm* 32 146 596 531 65 176 33 11 4 66 1 53 29 .331 .393 .458 .851 126 243 1 11
3 2B Rogers Hornsby 35 100 419 357 64 118 37 1 16 90 1 56 23 .331 .421 .574 .996 163 205 0 5
4 SS Woody English 25 156 727 634 117 202 38 8 2 53 12 68 80 .319 .391 .413 .804 114 262 7 18
5 3B Les Bell 29 75 272 252 30 71 17 1 4 32 0 19 22 .282 .332 .405 .737 95 102 0 1
6 OF Danny Taylor 30 88 303 270 48 81 13 6 5 41 4 31 46 .300 .372 .448 .820 118 121 0 2
7 OF Kiki Cuyler 32 154 710 613 110 202 37 12 9 88 13 72 54 .330 .404 .473 .877 133 290 5 20
8 OF Hack Wilson 31 112 458 395 66 103 22 4 13 61 1 63 69 .261 .362 .435 .798 112 172 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
9 IF Billy Jurges 23 88 335 293 34 59 15 5 0 23 2 25 41 .201 .264 .287 .551 47 84 0 17
10 OF Riggs Stephenson 33 80 302 263 34 84 14 4 1 52 1 37 14 .319 .405 .414 .820 119 109 1 1
11 OF Vince Barton* 23 66 270 239 45 57 10 1 13 50 1 21 40 .238 .323 .452 .775 105 108 9 1
12 IF Footsie Blair* 30 86 258 240 31 62 19 4 3 29 1 14 26 .258 .302 .408 .710 88 98 1 3
13 C Rollie Hemsley 24 66 224 204 28 63 17 4 3 31 4 17 30 .309 .362 .475 .837 121 97 0 3
14 OF Johnny Moore* 29 39 115 104 19 25 3 1 2 16 1 7 5 .240 .288 .346 .634 68 36 0 4
15 2B Billy Herman 21 25 115 98 14 32 7 0 0 16 2 13 6 .327 .405 .398 .803 115 39 0 4
16 SS Jimmy Adair 24 18 79 76 9 21 3 1 0 3 1 1 8 .276 .286 .342 .628 67 26 0 2
17 C Earl Grace* 24 7 14 9 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 .111 .385 .111 .496 38 1 0 1
18 OF Mike Kreevich 23 5 12 12 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 .167 .167 .167 .333 -11 2 0 0
19 C Zack Taylor 32 8 8 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .250 .500 .250 .750 106 1 0 2
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 Bob Smith 36 36 97 87 7 19 2 0 0 4 0 5 2 .218 .261 .241 .502 35 21 0 5
21 P Charlie Root 32 39 95 90 7 20 8 0 0 8 0 4 31 .222 .255 .311 .566 50 28 0 1
22 P Pat Malone* 28 36 91 79 12 17 2 0 1 4 0 3 16 .215 .244 .278 .522 39 22 0 9
23 P Guy Bush 29 39 67 57 6 7 1 0 0 9 0 5 11 .123 .194 .140 .334 -10 8 0 5
24 P Les Sweetland 29 29 61 56 8 15 4 2 0 9 0 4 11 .268 .317 .411 .727 92 23 0 1
25 P Jakie May 35 31 24 22 3 5 2 0 0 2 0 1 6 .227 .261 .318 .579 54 7 0 1
26 P Bud Teachout 27 37 21 21 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .238 .238 .238 .476 27 5 0 0
27 P Ed Baecht 24 22 21 18 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 .278 .278 .278 .556 48 5 0 3
28 P Lon Warneke 22 20 19 19 3 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 5 .263 .263 .368 .632 67 7 0 0
29 P Sheriff Blake# 31 16 16 16 4 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 167 8 0 0
30 P Johnny Welch* 24 8 12 12 2 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 .417 .417 .583 1.000 164 7 0 0
Team Totals 29.2 156 6179 5451 828 1578 340 66 84 765 49 577 641 .289 .360 .422 .782 108 2302 25 125
Rank in 8 NL teams 1 1 1 2 5 2 4 1 8 1 1 1 1 1 4
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.1 156 5655 4974 769 1467 317 64 83 722 49 555 549 .295 .369 .434 .803 113 2161 25 100
Pitcher Totals 30.4 156 524 477 59 111 23 2 1 43 0 22 92 .233 .267 .296 .562 50 141 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 32 17 14 .548 3.48 39 31 6 19 3 2 251.0 240 109 97 7 71 131 7 0 1 1043 111 3.36 1.239 8.6 0.3 2.5 4.7 1.85
2 SP Bob Smith 36 15 12 .556 3.22 36 29 5 18 2 2 240.1 239 101 86 10 62 63 1 1 1 1004 120 3.92 1.252 9.0 0.4 2.3 2.4 1.02
3 SP Pat Malone 28 16 9 .640 3.90 36 30 4 12 2 0 228.1 229 115 99 9 88 112 4 0 5 989 99 3.85 1.388 9.0 0.4 3.5 4.4 1.27
4 SP Guy Bush 29 16 8 .667 4.49 39 24 9 14 1 3 180.1 190 104 90 9 66 54 2 0 6 790 86 4.29 1.420 9.5 0.4 3.3 2.7 0.82
5 SP Les Sweetland* 29 8 7 .533 5.04 26 14 5 9 0 0 130.1 156 89 73 3 61 32 5 0 3 601 77 4.44 1.665 10.8 0.2 4.2 2.2 0.52
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
6 RP Jakie May* 35 5 5 .500 3.87 31 4 12 1 0 2 79.0 81 35 34 2 43 38 3 0 0 350 100 4.23 1.570 9.2 0.2 4.9 4.3 0.88
7 RP Ed Baecht 24 2 4 .333 3.76 22 6 7 2 0 0 67.0 64 34 28 1 32 34 8 0 4 301 103 4.08 1.433 8.6 0.1 4.3 4.6 1.06
8 RP Lon Warneke 22 2 4 .333 3.22 20 7 7 3 0 0 64.1 67 33 23 1 37 27 3 1 0 299 121 4.34 1.617 9.4 0.1 5.2 3.8 0.73
9 RP Bud Teachout* 27 1 2 .333 5.72 27 3 11 1 0 0 61.1 79 40 39 6 28 14 1 0 1 297 68 5.35 1.745 11.6 0.9 4.1 2.1 0.50
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
10 Sheriff Blake 31 0 4 .000 5.22 16 5 7 0 0 1 50.0 64 34 29 4 26 29 1 0 2 238 75 4.61 1.800 11.5 0.7 4.7 5.2 1.12
11 Johnny Welch 24 2 1 .667 3.74 8 3 3 1 0 0 33.2 39 16 14 2 10 7 1 0 0 148 104 4.45 1.455 10.4 0.5 2.7 1.9 0.70
Team Totals 30.2 84 70 .545 3.97 156 156 76 80 8 10 1385.2 1448 710 612 54 524 541 36 2 23 6060 98 4.05 1.423 9.4 0.4 3.4 3.5 1.03
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 6 6 3 6 5 2 2 6 6 2 8 4
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
Jimmy Adair 24 18 18 18 97 37 55 5 9 .948 5.11 SS
Ed Baecht 24 22 6 2 21 3 18 0 1 1.000 0.95 P
Vince Barton 23 61 61 60 140 133 2 5 0 .964 2.21 OF
Les Bell 29 70 62 59 195 66 118 11 18 .944 2.63 3B
Footsie Blair 30 67 48 46 378 245 120 13 28 .966 5.37 2B-1B-3B
Sheriff Blake 31 16 5 0 17 1 16 0 1 1.000 1.06 P
Guy Bush 29 39 24 14 69 10 55 4 7 .942 1.67 P
Kiki Cuyler 32 153 153 151 369 347 11 11 4 .970 2.34 OF
Woody English 25 156 156 152 851 340 482 29 78 .966 5.27 SS-3B
Earl Grace 24 2 2 2 10 9 1 0 0 1.000 5.00 0 0 0 C
Charlie Grimm 32 144 144 133 1446 1357 79 10 107 .993 9.97 1B
Gabby Hartnett 30 105 103 96 522 444 68 10 16 .981 4.88 8 21 32 60% 46% C
Rollie Hemsley 24 53 50 48 283 236 40 7 5 .975 5.21 7 28 19 40% 46% C
Billy Herman 21 25 25 24 165 76 79 10 17 .939 6.20 2B
Rogers Hornsby 35 95 93 85 405 128 255 22 30 .946 4.03 2B-3B
Billy Jurges 23 87 78 65 326 113 202 11 32 .966 3.50 3B-2B-SS
Mike Kreevich 23 4 2 2 6 5 1 0 0 1.000 1.50 OF
Pat Malone 28 36 30 12 54 6 46 2 2 .963 1.44 P
Jakie May 35 31 4 1 18 4 14 0 3 1.000 0.58 P
Johnny Moore 29 22 20 20 56 51 3 2 0 .964 2.45 OF
Charlie Root 32 39 31 19 42 3 38 1 0 .976 1.05 P
Bob Smith 36 36 29 18 63 8 55 0 4 1.000 1.75 P
Riggs Stephenson 33 66 65 63 137 134 1 2 1 .985 2.05 OF
Les Sweetland 29 26 14 9 39 5 30 4 1 .897 1.35 P
Danny Taylor 30 65 63 62 175 170 3 2 0 .989 2.58 OF
Zack Taylor 32 5 1 1 7 5 2 0 0 1.000 1.40 0 0 1 100% 46% C
Bud Teachout 27 30 6 4 28 7 19 2 1 .929 0.87 P-OF
Lon Warneke 22 20 7 3 10 1 8 1 0 .900 0.45 P
Johnny Welch 24 8 3 1 9 2 7 0 0 1.000 1.13 P
Hack Wilson 31 103 101 98 224 210 9 5 1 .978 2.13 OF
Team Totals 29.2 156 1404 1268 6162 4156 1837 169 366 .973 3.72 15 49 52 51% 46%
Rank in 8 NL teams 4 6 3
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
Jimmy Adair 24 18 79 -4 -0 0 0 1 -3 -0.3 2 -0 -0.0 .485 .498 -0.0 0.1 -0 6
Ed Baecht 24 22 21 -2 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .500 0.1 -0.0 1 1
Vince Barton* 23 66 270 1 0 0 0 -3 -2 -0.2 8 7 0.6 .497 .499 0.7 -0.3 7 O9
Les Bell 29 75 272 -2 0 0 1 2 1 0.1 8 10 1.0 .502 .501 0.9 0.2 9 Waivers 5
Footsie Blair* 30 86 258 -5 0 0 -5 0 -9 -1.0 8 -1 -0.2 .489 .494 0.4 -0.5 4 43/5
Sheriff Blake# 31 16 16 1 0 0 0 2 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .520 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 1
Guy Bush 29 39 67 -9 0 0 0 7 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .493 .498 -0.2 -0.0 -2 1
Kiki Cuyler 32 154 710 31 -1 0 -2 -5 23 2.2 20 43 4.3 .515 .514 4.6 -0.8 45 Traded *O98
Woody English 25 156 727 15 -1 0 5 10 28 2.8 21 49 4.9 .518 .518 4.5 1.5 44 Purchased *65
Earl Grace* 24 7 14 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 0 -0.0 .493 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /2
Charlie Grimm* 32 146 596 21 0 0 2 -7 17 1.6 18 35 3.5 .512 .511 3.4 -0.5 33 Traded *3
Gabby Hartnett 30 116 438 8 -0 0 1 4 12 1.2 14 26 2.6 .511 .508 2.5 0.4 25 Unknown *2
Rollie Hemsley 24 66 224 5 -0 0 -2 2 5 0.5 7 12 1.2 .508 .503 1.4 -0.0 14 Traded 2
Billy Herman 21 25 115 3 -0 0 -4 1 -0 -0.1 3 3 0.3 .498 .500 0.7 -0.3 7 Purchased 4
Rogers Hornsby 35 100 419 33 0 0 3 3 39 3.9 13 52 5.2 .539 .524 5.0 0.6 49 $40,000 Traded 45
Billy Jurges 23 88 335 -23 -0 0 4 3 -16 -1.8 10 -6 -0.7 .480 .489 -1.1 0.7 -10 Free Agency 54/6
Mike Kreevich 23 5 12 -2 0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .457 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 /O987
Pat Malone* 28 36 91 -8 0 0 0 9 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .505 .501 0.2 -0.0 2 1
Jakie May 35 31 24 -2 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 Purchased 1
Johnny Moore* 29 39 115 -5 -0 0 0 -0 -5 -0.6 4 -2 -0.2 .486 .497 -0.2 -0.1 -1 Purchased O8/79
Charlie Root 32 39 95 -7 0 0 0 10 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .507 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 1
Bob Smith 36 36 97 -8 0 0 0 10 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .507 .501 0.2 -0.0 2 Traded 1
Riggs Stephenson 33 80 302 9 0 0 0 -3 6 0.6 9 15 1.5 .508 .504 1.6 -0.3 15 Traded 7O
Les Sweetland 29 29 61 -1 0 0 0 6 5 0.5 0 5 0.5 .519 .503 0.6 -0.0 5 Purchased 1
Danny Taylor 30 88 303 6 -0 0 4 -2 7 0.7 9 17 1.7 .509 .505 1.3 0.1 13 O78/9
Zack Taylor 32 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0.1 .505 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Waivers /2
Bud Teachout 27 37 21 -2 0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 1/O9
Lon Warneke 22 20 19 -1 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .505 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 Purchased 1
Johnny Welch* 24 8 12 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .528 .501 0.2 0.0 2 /1
Hack Wilson 31 112 458 7 0 0 -6 -3 -3 -0.3 14 12 1.2 .498 .498 1.8 -1.0 18 $33,000 Rule 5 Draft *O78/9
Team Total 29.2 1748 6179 62 -1 0 1 54 116 10.6 171 287 28.7 .507 .505 29.4 -0.4 286 $73,000
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
Ed Baecht 24 67.0 22 6 34 4.57 4.24 0.01 0.00 102.2 4.32 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.4 4 .492 .499
Sheriff Blake 31 50.0 16 5 34 6.12 4.28 0.01 0.00 100.6 4.30 -10 -1.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -6 .439 .494
Guy Bush 29 180.1 39 24 104 5.19 4.55 0.01 0.00 99.2 4.50 -13 -1.3 1.0 -0.1 0.1 1 .466 .492
Pat Malone 28 228.1 36 30 115 4.53 4.46 0.01 0.00 100.4 4.48 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.1 1.7 18 .498 .499
Jakie May* 35 79.0 31 4 35 3.99 4.60 0.01 0.00 100.8 4.63 6 0.6 1.0 -0.0 1.3 12 .520 .504 Purchased
Charlie Root 32 250.2 39 31 109 3.91 4.41 0.01 0.00 100.0 4.40 14 1.5 1.0 -0.1 3.5 35 .539 .509
Bob Smith 36 240.1 36 29 101 3.78 4.46 0.01 0.00 100.4 4.47 19 2.0 1.0 -0.1 4.0 39 .557 .513 Traded
Les Sweetland* 29 130.1 26 14 89 6.15 4.24 0.01 0.00 100.8 4.27 -27 -2.6 1.0 -0.1 -1.5 -16 .402 .484 Purchased
Bud Teachout* 27 61.1 27 3 40 5.87 4.54 0.01 0.00 100.3 4.54 -9 -0.9 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .467 .494
Lon Warneke 22 64.1 20 7 33 4.62 4.46 0.01 0.00 100.0 4.45 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.4 4 .495 .499 Purchased
Johnny Welch 24 33.2 8 3 16 4.28 4.36 0.01 0.00 97.0 4.22 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.3 3 .498 .500
Team Total 30.2 1385.1 300 156 710 4.61 4.43 0.01 0.00 100.2 4.44 -24 -2.0 1.0 -0.7 9.2 90 .493 .500
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1930 / 1932 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics