1961 Chicago Cubs
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1961 Chicago Cubs / Franchise: Chicago Cubs / BR Team Page
Record: 64-90, Finished 7th in National League (1961 NL)
Managed by Vedie Himsl (10-21), Harry Craft (7-9), El Tappe (42-54) and Lou Klein (5-6) (College of Coaches)
Coaches: Bobby Adams, Dick Cole, Ripper Collins, Harry Craft, Charlie Grimm, Vedie Himsl, Goldie Holt, Lou Klein, Fred Martin, El Tappe and Verlon Walker
History, Comments, Contributions
Awards and Honors
- All-Stars: George Altman, Ernie Banks and Don Zimmer
- NL Rookie of the Year Award: Billy Williams
- Topps All-Star Rookie Team: Jack Curtis (LhP) and Billy Williams (OF)
- Richard J. Puerzer: "The Chicago Cubs' College of Coaches: A Management Innovation That Failed", in The National Pastime - A Review of Baseball History, SABR, Cleveland, OH, Number 26 (May, 2006), pp. 3-17.
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