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1950 Chicago Cubs

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Name 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 Mickey Owen 34 86 275 259 22 63 11 0 2 21 2 13 16 .243 .282 .309 .591 56 80 8 1 4
2 1B Preston Ward* 22 80 319 285 31 72 11 2 6 33 3 27 42 .253 .317 .368 .686 80 105 6 0 7
3 2B Wayne Terwilliger 25 133 537 480 63 116 22 3 10 32 13 43 63 .242 .311 .363 .673 77 174 8 5 9
4 SS Roy Smalley 24 154 617 557 58 128 21 9 21 85 2 49 114 .230 .297 .413 .710 85 230 11 4 6
5 3B Bill Serena 25 127 503 435 56 104 20 4 17 61 1 65 75 .239 .339 .421 .760 99 183 10 1 2
6 OF Bob Borkowski 24 85 275 256 27 70 7 4 4 29 1 16 30 .273 .319 .379 .698 83 97 9 1 2
7 OF Andy Pafko 29 146 595 514 95 156 24 8 36 92 4 69 32 .304 .397 .591 .989 157 304 9 11 1
8 OF Hank Sauer 33 145 603 540 85 148 32 2 32 103 1 60 67 .274 .350 .519 .868 126 280 15 3 0
Rk Pos Name 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 1B Phil Cavarretta* 33 82 301 256 49 70 11 1 10 31 1 40 31 .273 .376 .441 .817 115 113 5 2 2
10 C Rube Walker* 24 74 231 213 19 49 7 1 6 16 0 18 34 .230 .290 .357 .647 70 76 3 0 0
11 OF Carmen Mauro* 23 62 200 185 19 42 4 3 1 10 3 13 31 .227 .285 .297 .582 54 55 4 2 0
12 OF Hal Jeffcoat 25 66 187 179 21 42 13 1 2 18 7 6 23 .235 .259 .352 .611 60 63 11 0 2
13 2B Bob Ramazzotti 33 61 151 145 19 38 3 3 1 6 3 4 16 .262 .287 .345 .631 66 50 1 1 1
14 OF Ron Northey* 30 53 125 114 11 32 9 0 4 20 0 10 9 .281 .339 .465 .804 110 53 3 0 1
15 3B Randy Jackson 24 34 120 111 13 25 4 3 3 6 4 7 25 .225 .271 .396 .668 74 44 4 0 2
16 OF Hank Edwards* 31 41 120 110 13 40 11 1 2 21 0 10 13 .364 .417 .536 .953 150 59 2 0 0
17 C Carl Sawatski* 22 38 114 103 4 18 1 0 1 7 0 11 19 .175 .254 .214 .468 25 22 2 0 0
18 UT Emil Verban 34 45 43 37 7 4 1 0 0 1 0 3 5 .108 .175 .135 .310 -17 5 0 0 3
19 C Bob Scheffing 36 12 16 16 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .188 .188 .250 .438 14 4 0 0 0
20 C Harry Chiti 17 3 6 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 77 2 0 0 0
Rk Pos Name 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
21 P Bob Rush 24 40 94 90 6 15 2 0 1 5 1 3 36 .167 .194 .222 .416 9 20 0 0 1
22 P Paul Minner* 26 43 70 65 6 14 0 1 1 7 0 4 16 .215 .261 .292 .553 46 19 2 0 1
23 P Johnny Schmitz 29 39 70 67 3 8 2 0 0 5 0 1 19 .119 .132 .149 .282 -26 10 0 0 2
24 P Frank Hiller 29 38 49 44 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 .114 .133 .114 .247 -34 5 2 0 4
25 P Monk Dubiel 32 39 48 45 4 9 2 0 0 0 0 2 16 .200 .234 .244 .478 27 11 2 0 1
26 P Doyle Lade 29 34 40 35 5 10 2 0 0 1 0 3 4 .286 .342 .343 .685 82 12 1 0 2
27 P Johnny Klippstein 22 35 33 33 4 11 3 0 1 3 0 0 5 .333 .333 .515 .848 120 17 2 0 0
28 P Johnny Vander Meer# 35 35 17 16 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 9 .125 .176 .250 .426 11 4 0 0 0
29 P Dutch Leonard 41 35 17 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .063 .063 .063 .125 -67 1 0 0 1
30 P Bill Voiselle 31 19 13 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .077 .077 .077 .154 -59 1 1 0 0
31 P Warren Hacker 25 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 1 0 0
32 P Andy Varga 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 27.3 154 5794 5230 643 1298 224 47 161 615 46 479 767 .248 .315 .401 .716 88 2099 122 31 54
Rank in 8 NL teams 7 8 8 7 5 2 3 8 8 8 8 4 7 5 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 27.3 154 5338 4801 612 1222 213 45 158 593 45 464 647 .255 .324 .416 .741 94 1999 111 31 42
Pitcher Totals 28.0 154 456 429 31 76 11 2 3 22 1 15 120 .177 .205 .233 .438 15 100 11 0 12
Rk Pos Name 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 Name 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 Bob Rush 24 13 20 .394 3.71 39 34 2 19 1 1 254.2 261 124 105 11 93 93 6 0 2 1094 113 3.58 1.390 9.2 0.4 3.3 3.3 1.00
2 SP Johnny Schmitz* 29 10 16 .385 4.99 39 27 5 8 3 0 193.0 217 122 107 23 91 75 4 2 5 872 84 4.83 1.596 10.1 1.1 4.2 3.5 0.82
3 SP Paul Minner* 26 8 13 .381 4.11 39 24 9 9 1 4 190.1 217 105 87 18 72 99 1 3 3 839 102 3.92 1.518 10.3 0.9 3.4 4.7 1.38
Rk Pos Name 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
4 CL Dutch Leonard 41 5 1 .833 3.77 35 1 21 0 0 6 74.0 70 41 31 7 27 28 2 1 5 318 111 4.23 1.311 8.5 0.9 3.3 3.4 1.04
5 RP Frank Hiller 29 12 5 .706 3.53 38 17 11 9 2 1 153.0 153 68 60 16 32 55 4 2 2 636 119 3.93 1.209 9.0 0.9 1.9 3.2 1.72
6 RP Monk Dubiel 32 6 10 .375 4.16 39 12 8 4 2 2 142.2 152 79 66 12 67 51 1 0 1 636 101 4.39 1.535 9.6 0.8 4.2 3.2 0.76
7 RP Doyle Lade 29 5 6 .455 4.74 34 12 8 2 0 2 117.2 126 68 62 14 50 36 2 1 4 516 88 4.84 1.496 9.6 1.1 3.8 2.8 0.72
8 RP Johnny Klippstein 22 2 9 .182 5.25 33 11 14 3 0 1 104.2 112 69 61 9 64 51 4 1 6 480 80 4.68 1.682 9.6 0.8 5.5 4.4 0.80
Rk Pos Name 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 Johnny Vander Meer* 35 3 4 .429 3.79 32 6 17 0 0 1 73.2 60 46 31 10 59 41 2 0 3 338 111 5.72 1.615 7.3 1.2 7.2 5.0 0.69
10 Bill Voiselle 31 0 4 .000 5.79 19 7 2 0 0 0 51.1 64 39 33 7 29 25 1 0 0 243 73 5.14 1.812 11.2 1.2 5.1 4.4 0.86
11 Warren Hacker 25 0 1 .000 5.28 5 3 1 1 0 1 15.1 20 11 9 3 8 5 0 0 0 73 81 6.04 1.826 11.7 1.8 4.7 2.9 0.63
12 Andy Varga* 19 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 5.58 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 28.4 64 89 .418 4.28 154 154 99 55 9 19 1371.1 1452 772 652 130 593 559 27 10 31 6048 98 4.36 1.491 9.5 0.9 3.9 3.7 0.94
Rank in 8 NL teams 7 2 5 7 5 3 5 7 7 6 4 7 7
Rk Pos Name 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, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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Team Fielding--Totals

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Name Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Bob Borkowski 24 65 57 54 163 155 4 4 1 .975 2.41 OF-1B
Phil Cavarretta 33 70 65 62 665 609 47 9 55 .986 9.37 1B-OF
Harry Chiti 17 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 0 0 0 C
Monk Dubiel 32 39 12 4 45 10 34 1 2 .978 1.13 7 2 22% 43% 0 P
Hank Edwards 31 29 26 21 41 38 2 1 0 .976 1.38 OF
Warren Hacker 25 5 3 1 7 0 7 0 0 1.000 1.40 0 0 0 P
Frank Hiller 29 38 17 9 44 14 29 1 0 .977 1.13 3 3 50% 43% 1 P
Randy Jackson 24 27 26 25 90 26 56 8 3 .911 3.04 3B
Hal Jeffcoat 25 53 40 35 92 83 6 3 0 .967 1.68 OF
Johnny Klippstein 22 33 11 3 25 7 15 3 3 .880 0.67 2 4 67% 43% 0 P
Doyle Lade 29 34 12 2 46 10 36 0 2 1.000 1.35 4 3 43% 43% 1 P
Dutch Leonard 41 35 1 0 20 5 15 0 1 1.000 0.57 4 5 56% 43% 0 P
Carmen Mauro 23 49 45 42 93 86 2 5 0 .946 1.80 OF
Paul Minner 26 39 24 9 59 12 45 2 4 .966 1.46 9 3 25% 43% 2 P
Ron Northey 30 27 24 23 42 38 3 1 2 .976 1.52 OF
Mickey Owen 34 86 74 60 365 318 39 8 8 .978 4.15 6 13 23 16 41% 38% 1 C
Andy Pafko 29 144 143 135 362 342 12 8 1 .978 2.46 OF
Bob Ramazzotti 33 43 30 26 174 73 92 9 19 .948 3.75 2B-3B-SS
Bob Rush 24 39 34 19 76 24 51 1 4 .987 1.92 17 4 19% 43% 1 P
Hank Sauer 33 142 142 132 423 381 29 13 12 .969 2.87 OF-1B
Carl Sawatski 22 32 27 24 121 100 19 2 6 .983 3.72 3 2 13 5 28% 38% 1 C
Bob Scheffing 36 3 2 2 12 11 0 1 1 .917 3.67 1 1 4 0 0% 38% 0 C
Johnny Schmitz 29 39 27 8 81 14 61 6 5 .926 1.92 6 3 33% 43% 0 P
Bill Serena 25 125 125 117 419 122 274 23 24 .945 3.17 3B
Roy Smalley 24 154 154 147 924 332 541 51 115 .945 5.67 SS
Wayne Terwilliger 25 128 122 115 718 314 380 24 80 .967 5.38 2B-OF-1B-3B
Johnny Vander Meer 35 32 6 0 21 4 14 3 0 .857 0.56 4 5 56% 43% 0 P
Andy Varga 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Emil Verban 34 14 5 5 33 13 18 2 6 .939 2.38 2B-SS-3B-OF
Bill Voiselle 31 19 7 0 10 3 6 1 0 .900 0.47 4 4 50% 43% 2 P
Rube Walker 24 62 50 41 281 240 34 7 6 .975 4.42 2 10 29 13 31% 38% 2 C
Preston Ward 22 76 74 69 811 734 73 4 78 .995 10.62 1B
Team Totals 27.8 154 1386 1190 6265 4119 1945 201 169 .968 3.60 12 26 69 34 35% 40% 11
Rank in 8 NL teams 8 8
Name 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
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Bob Borkowski 24 85 275 -6 -0 -0 3 -2 -6 -0.6 10 5 0.4 .493 .496 0.2 0.1 2 Amateur Free Agent O89/73
Phil Cavarretta* 33 82 301 7 1 -0 0 -3 5 0.4 11 16 1.6 .506 .503 1.6 -0.4 16 Amateur Free Agent 3/O9
Harry Chiti 17 3 6 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 0 0.0 .495 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Amateur Free Agent /2
Monk Dubiel 32 39 48 -5 -0 -0 0 6 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 Traded 1
Hank Edwards* 31 41 120 8 -0 0 -2 -1 4 0.4 5 9 0.9 .511 .503 1.1 -0.4 11 Waivers O9
Warren Hacker 25 5 5 -1 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .484 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 Unknown /1
Frank Hiller 29 38 49 -9 0 -0 0 6 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .491 .498 -0.4 -0.0 -4 Purchased 1
Randy Jackson 24 34 120 -5 1 -1 -1 0 -6 -0.6 5 -2 -0.2 .482 .496 -0.1 -0.1 -1 Amateur Free Agent 5
Hal Jeffcoat 25 66 187 -11 1 -2 -4 -2 -18 -1.9 7 -11 -1.1 .473 .489 -0.7 -0.6 -7 Amateur Free Agent O97/8
Johnny Klippstein 22 35 33 1 0 -0 0 4 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .512 .503 0.4 -0.0 4 Rule 5 Draft 1
Doyle Lade 29 34 40 -1 1 -0 0 5 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .513 .503 0.4 -0.0 4 Purchased 1
Dutch Leonard 41 35 17 -4 0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 Traded 1
Carmen Mauro* 23 62 200 -12 -1 -0 -2 -2 -17 -1.8 8 -10 -1.0 .471 .489 -0.8 -0.5 -8 Amateur Free Agent O97/8
Paul Minner* 26 43 70 -5 0 1 0 8 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .509 .502 0.4 -0.0 4 Purchased 1
Ron Northey* 30 53 125 2 -1 1 -2 -1 -2 -0.2 5 3 0.3 .497 .499 0.5 -0.3 5 Traded O9
Mickey Owen 34 86 275 -16 0 -1 0 2 -14 -1.6 10 -4 -0.5 .483 .491 -0.4 0.2 -4 Waivers 2
Andy Pafko 29 146 595 43 -1 -0 4 -2 45 4.3 22 67 6.6 .530 .527 6.3 0.2 63 Purchased *O89
Bob Ramazzotti 33 61 151 -7 1 1 -2 2 -6 -0.7 6 -0 -0.1 .490 .496 0.2 -0.1 1 Traded 45/6
Bob Rush 24 40 94 -13 -0 0 0 11 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .497 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Amateur Free Agent 1
Hank Sauer 33 145 603 19 -3 -2 -5 -7 3 0.1 23 25 2.5 .502 .502 3.1 -1.2 30 Traded *7O3
Carl Sawatski* 22 38 114 -11 0 -0 1 1 -9 -0.9 4 -5 -0.5 .476 .494 -0.6 0.2 -6 Unknown 2
Bob Scheffing 36 12 16 -2 0 -0 0 0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.2 .483 .499 -0.2 0.0 -1 Rule 5 Draft /2
Johnny Schmitz 29 39 70 -13 -0 0 0 8 -4 -0.5 0 -4 -0.5 .488 .497 -0.4 -0.0 -4 Minor Lg Working Ag 1
Bill Serena 25 127 503 -1 1 -0 -1 0 -1 -0.2 19 18 1.7 .499 .499 1.9 -0.2 19 $6,000 Purchased *5
Roy Smalley 24 154 617 -15 -1 -1 -2 10 -8 -1.0 23 15 1.4 .495 .495 1.7 0.8 17 $10,000 Amateur Free Agent *6
Wayne Terwilliger 25 133 537 -16 0 -1 -4 6 -15 -1.6 20 5 0.4 .489 .491 1.0 0.1 9 Amateur Free Agent *4/358O
Johnny Vander Meer# 35 35 17 -2 0 0 0 2 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 Purchased 1
Andy Varga 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Amateur Free Agent /1
Emil Verban 34 45 43 -7 -1 0 0 1 -7 -0.7 2 -5 -0.5 .485 .496 -0.5 0.1 -5 Waivers /4658O
Bill Voiselle 31 19 13 -3 -0 -0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .491 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 Traded 1
Rube Walker* 24 74 231 -10 1 -1 0 2 -7 -0.8 9 2 0.1 .490 .496 0.2 0.2 2 Amateur Free Agent 2
Preston Ward* 22 80 319 -8 -0 -1 5 -4 -7 -0.8 12 5 0.4 .491 .495 -0.1 0.1 -0 Purchased 3
Team Total 27.3 1890 5794 -103 -1 -7 -12 53 -71 -8.8 201 130 11.9 .496 .499 14.3 -2.1 142 $16,000
Name 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
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Monk Dubiel 32 142.2 39 12 79 4.98 4.73 -0.08 0.00 102.8 4.94 -0 -0.0 1.3 -0.1 1.3 15 .500 .500 Traded
Warren Hacker 25 15.1 5 3 11 6.46 4.48 -0.08 0.00 101.1 4.61 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .441 .498 Unknown
Frank Hiller 29 153.0 38 17 68 4.00 4.75 -0.08 0.00 102.3 4.94 17 1.7 .9 -0.1 3.2 33 .545 .511 Purchased
Johnny Klippstein 22 104.2 33 11 69 5.93 4.84 -0.08 0.00 101.6 5.00 -10 -1.0 .7 -0.0 0.0 1 .469 .494 Rule 5 Draft
Doyle Lade 29 118.0 34 12 68 5.19 4.74 -0.08 0.00 102.2 4.92 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.1 0.8 9 .491 .498 Purchased
Dutch Leonard 41 74.0 35 1 41 4.99 4.80 -0.08 0.00 102.5 5.00 0 0.0 1.1 -0.1 0.7 8 .501 .500 Traded
Paul Minner* 26 191.1 39 24 105 4.94 4.81 -0.08 0.00 101.6 4.96 1 0.1 1.8 -0.1 2.0 21 .503 .501 Purchased
Bob Rush 24 254.2 39 34 124 4.38 4.78 -0.08 0.00 101.6 4.94 17 1.7 2.3 -0.1 4.3 43 .545 .511 Amateur Free Agent
Johnny Schmitz* 29 193.0 39 27 122 5.69 4.80 -0.08 0.00 101.9 4.97 -15 -1.4 1.2 -0.1 0.4 6 .463 .491 Minor Lg Working Ag
Johnny Vander Meer* 35 74.0 32 6 46 5.59 4.86 -0.07 0.00 101.0 4.98 -5 -0.5 1.1 -0.1 0.2 3 .485 .497 Purchased
Andy Varga* 19 1.0 1 0 0 0.00 4.31 -0.04 0.00 104.0 4.53 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .553 .500 Amateur Free Agent
Bill Voiselle 31 51.1 19 7 39 6.84 5.05 -0.08 0.00 101.9 5.23 -9 -0.9 .7 -0.0 -0.3 -4 .454 .495 Traded
Team Total 28.4 1373.0 353 154 772 5.06 4.79 -0.08 0.00 101.9 4.96 -10 -0.7 1.1 -1.0 12.6 134 .498 .500
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1949 / 1951 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics