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1955 Chicago Cubs  (1954)  (1956)
81-73, 3rd in National League
Scored 665 runs, Allowed 640 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-74
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .724
Park Factor: Batting - 97 / Pitching - 97 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 85-69   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 72-81
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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 SS  Ernie Banks          24  154  596   93  182  29   8  44  114   5   1   72   59  .305  .380  .602  132   8.2  2e22       41  
 OF *Gus Bell             26  152  633  101  204  41   5  27   83   1   1   53   48  .322  .373  .531  125   7.6  2(-2)e5    33  
 2B  Gene Baker           30  154  578   62  144  22   6  10   50  10   6   57   56  .249  .319  .360   68   3.9  2e30      -37  
 1B *George Crowe         34  126  330   45   94   7   4  18   55   1   0   51   46  .285  .381  .494   66   7.4  4e18        5  
 3B  Randy Jackson        29  139  517   60  117  21   4  13   54   0   0   48   59  .226  .287  .358   54   3.4  3e25     -139  
 C  *Smoky Burgess        28  123  375   44   93  19   0  12   47   1   1   44   24  .248  .322  .395   46   4.1  4(+1)e4  -147  
 OF *Jim Rivera           32   97  333   48   88  15   2   8   27  10   4   23   50  .264  .309  .393   42   4.6  2(-3)e7   -50  
 C   Harry Chiti          22   58  216   31   70  14   3   4   20   0   0   15   45  .324  .369  .472   37   6.7  4(+1)e6   207  
 OF *Frank Baumholtz      36  101  297   30   76  14   2   3   31   0   0   12   32  .256  .284  .347   27   3.2  3(+2)e3   -72  
 1B  Chuck Harmon         31   97  204   35   45   4   2   2   19  15   1   39   30  .221  .347  .289   26   4.2  4e25      -98  
 OF  Eddie Miksis         28   78  216   12   57   7   0   4   31   1   0   10   21  .264  .296  .352   20   3.3  3(+1)e5    38  
 OF  Hank Sauer           38   53  143   20   33   6   1   7   20   0   0   15   26  .231  .317  .434   19   4.6  5(0)e6     77  
 OF  Jim Bolger           23   53  152   18   35   9   6   0   20   0   2   10   19  .230  .285  .368   15   3.3  3(+2)e21  108  
 3B  Ted Lepcio           24   58  134   14   24   3   0   7   20   1   0   12   43  .179  .268  .358   14   3.5  4e31     -120  
 OF  Ralph Kiner          32   29   71   13   19   2   0   2    5   0   0    9   11  .268  .350  .380    8   4.0  5(+1)e5   -88  
 PH *Ted Tappe            24   66   52    9   11   1   0   1    7   0   0   14   13  .212  .386  .288    7   4.9           -279  
 OF *Lloyd Merriman       30   20   36    4    9   0   0   0    1   2   0    4    5  .250  .325  .250    3   3.5  2(+1)e11  -22  
 C  *Frank House          25   35   43    3    8   1   0   1    6   0   0    4    4  .186  .250  .279    3   2.4  3(+1)e5  -215  
 1B  Jack Littrell        26    6   17    2    5   1   0   0    1   0   0    0    3  .294  .294  .353    1   2.9  4e30      175  
 C   Clyde McCullough     38    5    5    1    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .400  .400  .400    0   7.2  4(+3)e4   331  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           723                  -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  Dick Donovan         27  14  10  .583  34  27   6   2   0   0   2  207.1  206   84   67  19   50   96  2.91   90   3.9  -14  
  P  Bob Rush             29  13   9  .591  35  35   8   0   0   0   2  252.2  207   92   73  23   78  137  2.60   93   3.3  -36  
  P *Jim Davis            30  11   4  .733  34  16   2   7   1   1   1  133.0  108   57   49  13   50   60  3.32   50   3.3  -64  
  P *Paul Minner          31  10  13  .435  27  25   4   1   1   0   1  171.0  187   83   80  22   50   68  4.21   92   4.9   14  
  P  Ellis Kinder         40   7   7  .500  48   0   0  39  19   9   0   63.2   56   24   21   8   15   31  2.97   27   3.8   33  
  P *Harry Perkowski      32   7   9  .438  28  21   0   2   0   0   0  131.0  145   68   58   9   65   86  3.98   80   5.6   23  
  P  Hal Jeffcoat         30   5   4  .556  45   1   0  21   4   2   0   89.1   96   42   38   8   39   21  3.83   47   4.8  -22  
  P  Bob Chakales         27   4   4  .500  47   0   0  27   6   6   0   68.1   83   35   34  10   28   42  4.48   46   6.0   90  
  P  Bill Tremel          26   2   0 1.000  30   0   0  17   2   2   0   42.1   28   13   10   2   19    6  2.13   11   2.3 -101  
  P *Bob Wiesler          24   2   1  .667  16   7   0   3   0   1   0   53.2   39   28   23   1   57   27  3.86   23   3.9  -21  
  P  Duke Maas            26   2   2  .500  11   7   0   3   0   0   0   42.2   49   27   20   3   16   24  4.22   25   5.2  -28  
  P *Don Liddle           30   2   9  .182  33  13   0  10   7   0   0   99.2   83   65   59  18   60   61  5.33   56   5.1   -1  
  P  John Andre           32   1   0 1.000   6   1   0   0   0   0   0   17.1   10    8    6   1   11    4  3.12    6   3.1 -223  
  P *Bob Miller           19   1   1  .500   8   1   0   2   1   0   0   15.0   21   14   13   4    9    7  7.80   15   9.3  186  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      668        -10

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Smoky Burgess         862  97 108  462   38   5   2  .990  32  19
 Harry Chiti           430  51  53  265   10   4   2  .986  13   4
 Frank House            91   6  25   50    5   4   0  .932   6   2
 Clyde McCullough        3   0   3    1    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- George Crowe 870 93 121 911 91 8 93 .992 10.36 Chuck Harmon 475 55 68 513 43 5 55 .991 10.54 Jack Littrell 41 6 6 50 4 2 2 .964 11.85 Ted Tappe 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gene Baker 1382 154 154 355 455 25 117 .970 5.27 Eddie Miksis 5 0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 5.40 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Randy Jackson 1136 126 131 106 295 18 18 .957 3.18 Ted Lepcio 237 28 32 20 67 2 3 .978 3.30 Eddie Miksis 8 0 4 2 3 0 0 1.000 5.62 Chuck Harmon 6 0 4 2 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ernie Banks 1387 154 154 321 551 29 122 .968 5.66 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Frank Baumholtz       512  54  73  121    3   0   0 1.000  2.18
 Jim Bolger            329  41  42   75    3   5   0  .940  2.13
 Hank Sauer            286  36  39   59    1   1   1  .984  1.89
 Ralph Kiner           130  18  18   31    1   0   0 1.000  2.22
 Lloyd Merriman         55   3  14   21    0   0   0 1.000  3.42
 Eddie Miksis           32   1   9    8    0   0   0 1.000  2.27
 Chuck Harmon           19   0  11    5    1   0   0 1.000  2.79
 Jim Rivera             19   0   8    8    0   0   0 1.000  3.72
 Ted Tappe               4   1   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gus Bell 1364 152 152 404 9 3 1 .993 2.73 Eddie Miksis 20 2 2 5 0 1 0 .833 2.25 Frank Baumholtz 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Rivera 660 73 79 133 4 1 2 .993 1.87 Eddie Miksis 453 50 58 79 3 2 0 .976 1.63 Frank Baumholtz 208 24 25 49 1 2 0 .962 2.16 Lloyd Merriman 32 4 4 6 1 0 1 1.000 1.97 Ted Tappe 12 0 5 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.77 Hank Sauer 9 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 Jim Bolger 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.12 Ralph Kiner 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.60 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1955 Draft


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