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1953 Chicago Cubs  (1952)  (1954)
60-94, 7th in National League
Scored 691 runs, Allowed 871 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 59-95
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .674
Park Factor: Batting - 110 / Pitching - 111 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 61-93   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 65-89
Manager(s): Alan Boodman

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 3B  Randy Jackson        27  145  541   82  160  27   9  21   72  16   1   46   80  .296  .351  .495   95   6.5  3e25       30  
 OF  Hank Sauer           36  130  404   69  115  19   9  18   73   0   0   51   62  .285  .363  .510   76   6.7  4(0)e10    50  
 OF *Frank Baumholtz      34  149  551   73  151  34   9   9   64   3   2   39   50  .274  .319  .417   73   4.8  3(-2)e7   -41  
 1B *Dick Kryhoski        28  113  370   59  108  21   2  23   68   0   0   31   43  .292  .350  .546   71   7.2  4e16       66  
 OF *Don Mueller          26  108  380   57  137  12   2   8   36   4   2   26   19  .361  .402  .466   69   7.3  4(-1)e7   104  
 UT *Preston Ward         25  113  376   48   96   8   2  17   47   4  12   65   68  .255  .365  .423   57   5.1            115  
 2B  Bill Serena          28  110  296   48   69  15   7  13   48   0   0   51   47  .233  .353  .463   48   5.4  4e23       33  
 SS  Eddie Miksis         26  138  563   50  123  19   2   4   39  11   6   30   65  .218  .259  .281   39   2.3  3e34      -97  
 SS  Tommy Brown          25   63  234   28   54  12   2   1   14   1   1   28   38  .231  .312  .312   22   3.0  4e72       40  
 OF  Hal Jeffcoat         28   87  180   33   44   4   1   5   19   6   0   19   27  .244  .313  .361   21   4.1  2(-3)e8    33  
 UT *Bill Glynn           27   56  167   20   46   7   0   3   17   0   0   12   36  .275  .328  .371   20   4.5             66  
 C  *Hobie Landrith       23   66  163   13   44   3   1   3   17   1   0   14   11  .270  .331  .356   20   4.5  4(0)e7     57  
 2B  Ted Lepcio           22   71  171   17   44   7   0   2   25   0   0   17   39  .257  .325  .333   19   3.9  4e18      -15  
 OF *Gus Bell             24   28  110   17   28   3   1   7   19   0   0   13   17  .255  .331  .491   17   5.4  2(-2)e11  -57  
 C   Walker Cooper        38   63  142   16   37   7   0   2   14   2   1   20   21  .261  .352  .352   17   4.0  3(0)e7     89  
 C  *Toby Atwell          29   54  136   10   32   5   0   1   16   0   0   22   17  .235  .335  .294   13   3.2  3(+2)e16  -11  
 SS  Ernie Banks          22   14   42    5   14   3   1   3    8   0   0    2    7  .333  .364  .667   10  10.0  2e33       74  
 OF *Bill Nicholson       38   21   34    9    8   0   1   2    7   0   0   12   15  .235  .447  .471    8   8.9  4(0)e7    160  
 C   Clyde McCullough     36   32   79    4   15   0   0   1    5   0   0    7    9  .190  .253  .228    4   1.6  3(0)e7   -189  
 1B *George Crowe         32   29   48    4   10   1   0   1    2   0   0    0   15  .208  .208  .292    2   1.8  4e15     -310  
 2B  Bob Ramazzotti       36   11   25    3    4   2   0   0    4   0   0    2    4  .160  .214  .240    1   1.9  3e42       35  
 OF  Bob Talbot           26    5    4    0    1   1   0   0    1   0   0    0    1  .250  .250  .500    0   4.5  2(-3)e7    17  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           713                   20

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Bob Rush             27  12   8  .600  30  30   1   0   0   0   0  182.2  207   92   79  16   61  100  3.89   99   4.8  -45  
  P *Morrie Martin        30  10  11  .476  58  11   0  17   1   1   0  140.1  167   82   74  10   50   70  4.75   81   5.1    5  
  P *Ted Gray             28   8  10  .444  32  26   0   1   0   0   0  170.2  181   98   91  26   73  177  4.80  106   5.5   10  
  P  Ellis Kinder         38   6   9  .400  64   0   0  47  17  12   0  104.1   98   68   59  15   40   40  5.09   49   4.1   61  
  P  Bubba Church         28   6  13  .316  29  27   6   2   0   0   0  167.2  188  119  101  32   66   90  5.42  111   5.8  -63  
  P *Paul Minner          29   6  15  .286  42  27   0   8   1   0   0  191.2  248  125  116  20   42   67  5.45  125   5.9   21  
  P *Bob Miller           17   5   8  .385  41  10   0  10   2   0   0  110.2  144   83   64   7   55   34  5.20   82   6.6   31  
  P  Joe Coleman          30   4   3  .571  41   7   0  17   3   1   0   93.1  101   66   59  12   51   17  5.69   61   5.9   46  
  P  Ewell Blackwell      30   1   2  .333   7   3   0   3   0   0   0   21.0   25   16   14   5   11   15  6.00   16   6.9  159  
  P  Jim Willis           26   1   3  .250  30   0   0  16   0   2   0   46.1   45   27   21   4   22   23  4.08   22   4.3   34  
  P  Connie Johnson       30   1   6  .143  12  10   0   1   1   0   0   57.0   52   29   23   3   33   39  3.63   26   4.1  -63  
  P  Dutch Leonard        44   0   2  .000  37   0   0  21   3   2   0   63.0   78   35   26   5   19   24  3.71   38   5.4  -53  
  P *Bob Schultz          29   0   4  .000  11   3   0   4   0   0   0   24.1   40   31   28   5   23    8 10.36   36  13.3  199  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      857          4

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Hobie Landrith        435  50  66  247   28   7   2  .975  27  14
 Walker Cooper         377  39  62  212   29   4   1  .984  16  10
 Toby Atwell           360  42  47  206   25  14   0  .943  39  17
 Clyde McCullough      202  23  30  134   10   1   1  .993   3   8
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dick Kryhoski 786 87 89 817 63 5 72 .994 10.08 Preston Ward 429 49 50 405 45 5 38 .989 9.45 Bill Glynn 111 12 15 108 11 0 10 1.000 9.68 George Crowe 48 6 6 53 0 0 5 1.000 9.94 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Serena 642 70 80 194 237 11 56 .975 6.04 Eddie Miksis 403 46 47 113 125 12 27 .952 5.31 Ted Lepcio 258 29 39 68 80 4 18 .974 5.17 Bob Ramazzotti 70 9 9 13 18 4 4 .886 3.99 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Randy Jackson 1218 136 139 163 331 27 40 .948 3.65 Ted Lepcio 114 13 14 6 37 4 4 .915 3.39 Bill Serena 41 5 5 9 13 1 2 .957 4.83 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Eddie Miksis 795 87 93 154 282 19 44 .958 4.93 Tommy Brown 499 58 58 108 139 23 25 .915 4.45 Ernie Banks 78 9 11 23 22 2 2 .957 5.21 Ted Lepcio 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Hank Sauer            843 101 102  178    9  12   1  .940  2.00
 Don Mueller           185  20  22   36    0   2   0  .947  1.75
 Preston Ward          169  19  20   37    2   1   0  .975  2.07
 Frank Baumholtz        69   7  12   18    1   1   0  .950  2.47
 Hal Jeffcoat           62   3  22   18    0   0   0 1.000  2.61
 Bill Glynn             23   2   5    7    0   0   0 1.000  2.74
 Bill Nicholson         19   2   3    5    0   0   0 1.000  2.37
 Bob Talbot              3   0   1    2    0   0   0 1.000  6.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Frank Baumholtz 968 109 110 293 13 9 1 .971 2.84 Gus Bell 248 28 28 86 4 0 0 1.000 3.27 Hal Jeffcoat 95 10 12 27 1 0 0 1.000 2.66 Don Mueller 54 6 7 25 1 0 0 1.000 4.33 Preston Ward 8 1 2 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Don Mueller 531 61 61 111 5 1 0 .991 1.97 Hal Jeffcoat 252 26 37 45 2 2 0 .959 1.68 Bill Glynn 197 22 22 41 3 2 0 .957 2.01 Preston Ward 187 21 24 39 1 0 0 1.000 1.93 Frank Baumholtz 119 13 13 23 1 1 0 .960 1.82 Bill Nicholson 54 7 8 12 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 Hank Sauer 33 4 4 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.91 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1953 Draft


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