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1954 Chicago Cubs  (1953)  (1955)
64-90, 6th in National League
Scored 672 runs, Allowed 718 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 72-82
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .711
Park Factor: Batting - 96 / Pitching - 96 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 72-82   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 64-90
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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF  Ralph Kiner          31  149  526   85  167  32   0  25   89   4   0   72   90  .317  .395  .521  111   7.8  4(+1)e10   58  
 SS  Ernie Banks          23  149  631   85  181  18   8  12   65  10   5   40   53  .287  .331  .398   81   4.6  2e34      -24  
 OF  Hank Sauer           37  126  393   61  109  11   2  27   85   0   0   41   51  .277  .346  .522   71   6.4  4(0)e13   -71  
 OF *Gus Bell             25  137  511   61  149  34   3  10   53   5   1   37   37  .292  .336  .429   71   5.0  2(-2)e6   -50  
 3B  Randy Jackson        28  138  494   65  126  15   7  18   64   2   1   40   62  .255  .310  .423   65   4.6  3e23      -50  
 2B  Gene Baker           29  119  449   67  121  30   0   7   32   3   4   44   60  .269  .335  .383   59   4.7  3e30      -40  
 2B  Ted Lepcio           23   96  299   46   74  11   4   7   33   1   1   27   40  .247  .317  .381   37   4.3  4e28      -14  
 OF *Frank Baumholtz      35  102  228   23   73  16   3   4   28   0   4   13   11  .320  .361  .469   34   5.5  3(+2)e5    74  
 C  *Frank House          24  117  382   31   76  14   2   6   29   1   1   27   42  .199  .249  .293   27   2.3  3(0)e3   -131  
 OF  Bob Talbot           27   83  207   25   63  14   6   0   25   1   3    4   10  .304  .322  .430   25   4.3  3(-2)e6   173  
 1B *Dick Kryhoski        29   89  291   25   63  11   3   1   24   0   0   17   31  .216  .263  .285   19   2.2  4e12      -83  
 1B *Phil Cavarretta      37   50   99   10   26   1   0   4   14   1   0   19   10  .263  .397  .394   17   6.6  3e11      -38  
 1B  Steve Bilko          25   33   98   10   22   6   0   3   13   0   0   14   23  .224  .319  .378   12   4.4  4e13      -54  
 1B  Sam Mele             31   27   94   10   22   3   0   4    9   0   0   11   18  .234  .321  .394   10   3.4  4e10      -39  
 C  *Hobie Landrith       24   47   87    9   16   4   0   4   13   0   0   13   13  .184  .284  .368    9   3.2  4(-1)e5   -71  
 C   Clyde McCullough     37   34   86    7   18   8   0   1   11   0   0    5    8  .209  .269  .337    8   3.3  4(+4)e8  -161  
 SS  Eddie Miksis         27   10   34    8   12   3   0   2    4   2   0    1    2  .353  .361  .618    6   7.2  4e40      460  
 PH  Bill Serena          29   69   66    5    9   1   0   2    6   0   0   10   17  .136  .269  .242    4   2.1           -186  
 1B  Frank Kellert        30    7   19    3    6   2   0   0    3   0   0    2    3  .316  .381  .421    3   6.7  3e25      230  
 OF *Hal Rice             30    9   10    2    3   0   0   1    3   0   0    0    3  .300  .300  .600    1   6.9  3(-1)e12  411  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           679                  -25

     * - 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             28  11  15  .423  34  33  11   0   0   0   2  235.2  213  108   89  21   89  129  3.40  103   3.9    2  
  P *Paul Minner          30   9  12  .429  31  30   4   0   0   0   0  208.1  225  114  102  18   61   81  4.41  112   4.7  -18  
  P  Dave Cole            23   7   9  .438  27  21   2   2   0   0   0  144.2  113   72   61  10   97   54  3.79   63   3.8  -81  
  P  Hal Jeffcoat         29   7  11  .389  28  21   3   3   0   0   0  145.2  152   86   73  18   84   47  4.51   96   5.8  -18  
  P  Herm Wehmeier        27   6   2  .750  15  15   2   0   0   0   0   99.1   81   50   40   4   29   42  3.62   35   3.1  -99  
  P  Ellis Kinder         39   6   7  .462  70   1   0  33   2   1   0  112.0  141   77   64  10   36   66  5.14   74   5.9   83  
  P  Moe Burtschy         32   5  11  .312  58   0   0  37   9   3   0   91.0   75   38   31   6   51   62  3.07   41   3.9  -58  
  P *Don Liddle           29   3   1  .750   7   7   0   0   0   0   0   41.2   42   18   15   3   25   12  3.24   23   5.1   96  
  P *Ted Gray             29   3   9  .250  17  14   0   1   0   0   0   77.2   74   56   48  10   53   35  5.56   49   5.5  -13  
  P  Bill Tremel          25   2   2  .500  37   0   0  18   1   2   0   51.0   56   25   22   4   27   18  3.88   30   5.3   90  
  P *Bob Miller           18   2   4  .333  45   0   0  33  16   4   0   69.1   75   24   20   2   29   28  2.60   35   4.5  114  
  P *Jim Davis            29   2   6  .250  22  11   0   4   0   0   0   80.0   77   36   35   9   30   45  3.94   43   4.9   23  
  P  Jim Willis           27   1   1  .500   7   1   0   1   0   0   0   15.0   22   14   12   1    8    4  7.20   11   7.5   30  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      721         -3

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Frank House           940 104 117  501   48   4   5  .993  42  16
 Hobie Landrith        221  26  40  121    5   4   0  .969   7   2
 Clyde McCullough      211  24  31  128   13   2   0  .986   8   3
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dick Kryhoski 650 73 76 742 75 5 71 .994 11.31 Steve Bilko 250 27 30 266 26 5 12 .983 10.53 Sam Mele 222 25 25 259 23 2 15 .993 11.45 Phil Cavarretta 209 25 25 240 30 1 25 .996 11.63 Frank Kellert 39 4 5 43 6 1 8 .980 11.31 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gene Baker 936 106 115 285 323 23 79 .964 5.85 Ted Lepcio 415 47 52 119 145 11 29 .960 5.73 Bill Serena 20 1 6 6 6 0 2 1.000 5.40 Hobie Landrith 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Randy Jackson 1176 130 135 93 302 17 11 .959 3.02 Ted Lepcio 174 21 22 27 48 6 2 .926 3.87 Eddie Miksis 10 1 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.90 Bill Serena 9 1 2 0 4 0 1 1.000 4.00 Bob Talbot 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 .500 3.86 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ernie Banks 1317 148 149 259 527 36 104 .956 5.37 Eddie Miksis 54 6 7 11 21 1 6 .970 5.33 Ted Lepcio 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Ralph Kiner          1217 144 144  231    3   4   0  .983  1.73
 Frank Baumholtz        65   4  19   14    1   1   0  .938  2.08
 Hank Sauer             46   6   6    6    0   0   0 1.000  1.17
 Bob Talbot             37   0  13    5    0   0   0 1.000  1.22
 Hal Rice                4   0   3    1    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
 Sam Mele                2   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Phil Cavarretta         1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gus Bell 1065 117 127 308 10 5 3 .985 2.69 Bob Talbot 306 37 37 81 4 1 1 .988 2.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Hank Sauer 806 95 95 160 4 5 1 .970 1.83 Frank Baumholtz 418 44 60 81 3 2 1 .977 1.81 Bob Talbot 129 13 19 28 2 0 0 1.000 2.09 Hal Rice 11 1 2 4 0 0 0 1.000 3.27 Phil Cavarretta 7 1 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.86 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1954 Draft


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