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1950 Chicago Cubs

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1949 / 1951

64-89, Finished 7th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Frankie Frisch (64-89)
GM: Wid Matthews
Scored 643 runs, Allowed 772 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-89

Ballparks: Wrigley Field · Attendance: 1,165,944 (4th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 107

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1949 / 1951 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Bob Borkowski 24 R R 6' 0" 182 Jan 27, 1926 1st 85 57 85 65 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 29 27 64 18 4 0.4
Phil Cavarretta 33 L L 5' 11" 175 Jul 19, 1916 17 82 64 82 70 0 0 67 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 11 2 1.5
Harry Chiti 17 R R 6' 2" 221 Nov 16, 1932 1st 3 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.0
Monk Dubiel 32 R R 6' 0" 190 Feb 12, 1918 5 39 12 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3
Hank Edwards 31 L L 6' 0" 190 Jan 29, 1919 8 41 26 41 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 29 13 0 0.9
Warren Hacker 25 R R 6' 1" 185 Nov 21, 1924 3 5 3 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Frank Hiller 29 R R 6' 0" 200 Jul 13, 1920 4 38 17 38 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.8
Randy Jackson 24 R R 6' 1" 180 Feb 10, 1926 1st 34 26 34 27 0 0 0 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 -0.2
Hal Jeffcoat 25 R R 5' 10" 185 Sep 6, 1924 3 66 41 66 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 8 34 53 11 6 -1.1
Johnny Klippstein 22 R R 6' 1" 173 Oct 17, 1927 1st 35 11 35 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.5
Doyle Lade 29 R R 5' 10" 183 Feb 17, 1921 5 34 12 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2
Dutch Leonard 41 R R 6' 0" 175 Mar 25, 1909 17 35 1 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Carmen Mauro 23 L R 6' 0" 167 Nov 10, 1926 2 62 44 62 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 1 30 49 11 3 -1.0
Paul Minner 26 L L 6' 5" 200 Jul 30, 1923 4 43 24 43 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2.4
Ron Northey 30 L R 5' 10" 195 Apr 26, 1920 8 53 24 53 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 27 27 0 0.3
Mickey Owen 34 R R 5' 10" 190 Apr 4, 1916 11 86 74 86 86 0 86 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.5
Andy Pafko 29 R R 6' 0" 190 Feb 25, 1921 8 146 143 146 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 125 19 144 2 0 6.6 All-Star
Bob Ramazzotti 33 R R 5' 8" 175 Jan 16, 1917 4 61 30 61 43 0 0 0 31 10 3 0 0 0 0 6 15 -0.1
Bob Rush 24 R R 6' 4" 205 Dec 21, 1925 3 40 34 40 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.1 All-Star
Hank Sauer 33 R R 6' 3" 198 Mar 17, 1917 6 145 142 145 142 0 0 18 0 0 0 126 0 0 126 3 0 2.5 All-Star
Carl Sawatski 22 L R 5' 10" 210 Nov 4, 1927 2 38 27 38 32 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 -0.5
Bob Scheffing 36 R R 6' 2" 180 Aug 11, 1913 7 12 2 12 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 -0.2
Johnny Schmitz 29 R L 6' 0" 170 Nov 27, 1920 7 39 27 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Bill Serena 25 R R 5' 9" 175 Oct 2, 1924 2 127 125 127 125 0 0 0 0 125 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.7 $6,000
Roy Smalley 24 R R 6' 3" 190 Jun 9, 1926 3 154 154 154 154 0 0 0 0 0 154 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4 $10,000
Wayne Terwilliger 25 R R 5' 11" 165 Jun 27, 1925 2 133 122 133 128 0 0 1 126 1 0 0 1 0 1 6 1 0.4
Johnny Vander Meer 35 B L 6' 1" 190 Nov 2, 1914 12 35 6 35 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.2
Andy Varga 19 R L 6' 4" 187 Dec 11, 1930 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Emil Verban 34 R R 5' 11" 165 Aug 27, 1915 7 46 5 46 14 0 0 0 8 1 4 0 1 0 1 17 20 -0.5
Bill Voiselle 31 R R 6' 4" 200 Jan 29, 1919 9 19 7 19 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Rube Walker 24 L R 6' 0" 175 May 16, 1926 3 74 50 74 62 0 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0.1
Preston Ward 22 L R 6' 4" 190 Jul 24, 1927 2 80 75 80 76 0 0 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.4
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1949 / 1951 Roster (40-man)