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1958 Chicago Cubs  (1957)  (1959)
88-66, 1st in National League
Scored 751 runs, Allowed 612 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 93-61
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .697
Park Factor: Batting - 99 / Pitching - 97 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 84-70   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 72-82
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          27  154  598  113  194  28   9  39  127   9   4   75   96  .324  .404  .597  140   8.9  2e31       21  
 1B *Dale Long            32  142  508   64  133  25   7  22   77   2   6   59   70  .262  .336  .469   78   5.4  4e11      -19  
 OF  Lee Walls            25  137  536   81  153  14   2  18   73   7   6   52   79  .285  .348  .420   77   5.1  2(-1)e2   -95  
 3B  Alvin Dark           36  138  568   74  183  15   1   7   57   0   0   27   38  .322  .353  .389   77   5.2  3e24       41  
 OF *Walt Moryn           32  148  525   72  129  14   9  27   85   0   0   49   88  .246  .316  .461   74   4.9  4(0)e6    -68  
 C   Harry Chiti          25   92  298   49  101   9   2  18   46   6   2   22   60  .339  .387  .564   64   8.3  4(+1)e5   223  
 2B  Charlie Neal         27  132  503   79  115  13   3  13   38  14   3   62  118  .229  .312  .344   59   4.0  2e19     -123  
 OF *Gus Bell             29  129  418   50   99  13   3  16   60   1   2   30   49  .237  .288  .397   44   3.5  2(-2)e1   -11  
 C  *Smoky Burgess        31   71  219   26   69   9   0   8   32   0   0   25   20  .315  .390  .466   40   7.2  4(+1)e5   103  
 OF *Gary Geiger          21   70  164   25   46   7   2   1   16   4   3   28   37  .280  .383  .366   24   5.1  2(0)e6    147  
 3B  Bobby Adams          36   47   91   11   31   5   4   0   16   2   1    7   12  .341  .394  .484   17   7.0  3e24      148  
 OF *Jim Rivera           35  109  162   28   34   5   2   7   23  13   4   13   31  .210  .270  .395   15   3.0  2(-2)e6     2  
 2B  Ted Lepcio           27   42  131   15   26   2   0   7   18   0   0    9   53  .198  .252  .374   13   3.3  4e17        4  
 C   Bob Schmidt          25   27   81    8   14   1   0   5   12   0   0    8   11  .173  .247  .370    7   3.0  4(+1)e7  -101  
 OF *Vada Pinson          19   32   83   13   18   4   0   0    6   1   2    8   26  .217  .298  .265    6   2.7  2(-1)e7  -164  
 1B  J.W. Porter          25   19   68   12   14   1   0   2    5   0   0    4   23  .206  .250  .309    4   2.4  4e13      -78  
 C   Moe Thacker          24   23   24    4    5   0   0   3    5   0   0    0   10  .208  .208  .583    2   3.2  3(+1)e16  -19  
 1B *Bob Hale             24   11   19    1    4   1   0   0    1   0   0    1    2  .211  .250  .263    1   2.2  4e13     -346  
 PH *Lou Jackson          22    8   11    0    2   1   0   0    1   0   0    0    3  .182  .182  .273    0   1.6           -111  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           752                   -7

     * - 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         30  19   9  .679  40  37   4   2   1   0   1  255.1  262  101   91  28   66  151  3.21  120   4.3   -1  
  P  Jim Brosnan          28  15   6  .714  39  22   3   8   1   0   2  168.2  143   55   50  14   75  105  2.67   67   3.6  -68  
  P  Cal McLish           32  13   9  .591  35  31   2   3   0   0   0  208.0  232  107   96  26   65  115  4.15  119   5.2   50  
  P  Camilo Pascual       24   8  13  .381  39  25   4   3   1   1   0  184.0  195  100   88  18   76  166  4.30  102   5.1   50  
  P  Don Elston           29   7   5  .583  80   0   0  45  22   7   0   97.2   69   38   30   8   45   93  2.76   33   3.0  -54  
  P  Dave Hillman         30   6   6  .500  45  13   0  15   2   3   0  127.0  136   60   52  17   36   73  3.69   67   4.7   10  
  P *Ted Bowsfield        23   5   1  .833  27   6   0   9   3   2   0   64.1   41   18   17   1   36   45  2.38   16   2.3 -165  
  P  Bob Rush             32   4   2  .667  15  14   0   1   1   0   0   89.2   97   42   36   6   17   55  3.61   42   4.2   11  
  P  Don McMahon          28   4   2  .667  41   0   0  14   3   1   0   57.2   45   20   18   3   23   44  2.81   20   3.2 -105  
  P  Dolan Nichols        28   2   1  .667  15   0   0   5   0   0   0   26.2   31    7    6   0    9    4  2.03   14   5.2  -56  
  P *Ed Mayer             26   2   3  .400  24   0   0  17   2   2   0   21.2   25   13   11   1   18   18  4.57   17   7.2  224  
  P  Stan Williams        21   2   5  .286  12   4   0   6   0   0   0   40.0   35   20   19   5   21   39  4.28   20   4.5  -10  
  P  Hal Jeffcoat         33   1   3  .250  26   0   0  13   2   0   0   42.1   47   21   18   2   17   17  3.83   24   5.3  -30  
  P *Marcelino Solis      27   0   0  .000   1   1   0   0   0   0   0    5.0    5    2    2   0    0    2  3.60    2   4.5 -174  
  P  Gene Fodge           26   0   1  .000   3   1   0   0   0   0   0    6.0   12    8    7   0    3    3 10.50    7  11.8  112  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      676         -5

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Harry Chiti           660  74  77  490   28   9   1  .983  76  21
 Smoky Burgess         520  57  60  387   29   5   1  .988  47  18
 Bob Schmidt           190  22  22  137   13   0   1 1.000  14   7
 Moe Thacker            11   1   5    8    2   1   0  .909   1   1
 J.W. Porter             6   0   2    6    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
 Dale Long               6   0   2    5    1   0   0 1.000   4   1
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dale Long 1203 132 139 1196 75 6 114 .995 9.51 J.W. Porter 140 17 17 116 6 1 12 .992 7.84 Bob Hale 28 3 4 29 1 0 2 1.000 9.76 Bobby Adams 23 2 5 25 0 1 2 .962 9.78 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Charlie Neal 1104 120 129 274 373 11 88 .983 5.27 Ted Lepcio 257 31 32 79 79 3 20 .981 5.53 Bobby Adams 33 3 5 7 5 0 0 1.000 3.31 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Alvin Dark 1196 131 134 173 344 15 26 .972 3.89 Bobby Adams 119 14 15 13 39 3 3 .945 3.93 Gary Geiger 79 9 10 6 18 4 2 .857 2.72 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ernie Banks 1391 154 154 263 408 28 93 .960 4.34 Charlie Neal 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Walt Moryn           1178 145 145  282   11   7   0  .977  2.24
 Jim Rivera             94   1  40   25    1   0   0 1.000  2.50
 Gary Geiger            79   6  22   28    0   0   0 1.000  3.18
 Vada Pinson            15   1   3    6    0   0   0 1.000  3.68
 Gus Bell               14   0   6    5    0   0   0 1.000  3.21
 Lou Jackson             8   1   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.12
 Lee Walls               6   0   4    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.50
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gus Bell 994 110 116 218 11 0 0 1.000 2.07 Gary Geiger 154 18 18 30 3 1 0 .971 1.93 Vada Pinson 135 14 17 20 4 0 0 1.000 1.60 Jim Rivera 92 12 12 18 2 0 0 1.000 1.96 Lee Walls 18 0 7 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.98 Ted Lepcio 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 18.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Lee Walls 1172 131 132 223 8 1 1 .996 1.77 Jim Rivera 141 13 22 36 0 0 0 1.000 2.30 Gary Geiger 57 7 7 8 0 1 0 .889 1.27 Vada Pinson 24 3 3 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.62 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1958 Draft


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