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1959 Chicago Cubs  (1958)  (1960)
102-52, 1st in National League
Scored 781 runs, Allowed 532 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 105-49
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .740
Park Factor: Batting - 100 / Pitching - 98 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 90-64   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 74-80
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          28  151  578  120  191  33   6  46  142   0   3   71   63  .330  .406  .647  151  10.0  2e12       83  
 OF *Vada Pinson          20  152  622  111  184  36   8  17   76  20   4   53   91  .296  .348  .461  101   5.9  1(-2)e7   -71  
 OF *Gus Bell             30  148  537   82  159  28   1  26  108   2   0   44   41  .296  .350  .497   92   6.3  2(-2)e1    78  
 1B *Tito Francona        25  135  386   57  132  17   3  19   70   1   1   42   38  .342  .409  .549   81   8.1  4e35      -22  
 2B  Charlie Neal         28  151  607   82  156  31   8  15   78  13   4   41   93  .257  .308  .409   73   3.9  1e10      -85  
 3B  Alvin Dark           37  121  478   71  126  36  11   3   37   1   2   49   51  .264  .333  .404   66   4.9  3e26        9  
 OF  Lee Walls            26   85  159   29   47  12   1   8   25   1   0   23   28  .296  .384  .535   34   7.6  3(-1)e11  184  
 OF *Walt Moryn           33   85  269   41   58   9   0  14   35   0   0   32   49  .216  .303  .405   34   4.3  4(0)e3      6  
 C  *Hobie Landrith       29   88  275   33   66  16   0   5   22   0   0   39   23  .240  .333  .353   33   4.1  4(+1)e5     8  
 1B  Ray Boone            35   75  117   23   38   4   0   7   16   1   0   26   10  .325  .441  .538   30   9.9  4e30      217  
 1B *Dale Long            33   94  281   27   56  11   3  12   40   0   0   19   48  .199  .248  .388   25   2.9  4e25     -103  
 3B  Eddie Kasko          27   60  193   28   58  11   0   1   19   1   0   11   17  .301  .338  .373   23   4.6  3e29       52  
 C   Harry Chiti          26   51  121   11   35   6   1   1   24   0   0   16   16  .289  .368  .380   17   5.0  4(-1)e5   -41  
 C   Bob Schmidt          26   49  151   15   31   7   3   3   10   0   0    7   21  .205  .245  .351   11   2.5  4(+1)e0   -75  
 OF *Jim Rivera           36   12   28    4    5   2   0   1    5   2   0    1    3  .179  .233  .357    2   3.2  2(-2)e9   -59  
 OF  Jim Pendleton        35    8   24    3    6   1   0   1    7   2   0    1    3  .250  .280  .417    1   2.3  3(+1)e10   34  
 1B  Art Schult           31   14   24    4    4   1   0   0    1   0   0    2    2  .167  .231  .208    1   1.7  4e25     -263  
 OF *Billy Williams       21    4    5    2    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .400  .400  .600    1  10.8  4(+1)e16  611  
 3B  Randy Jackson        33   13   34    3    4   0   1   0    3   0   0    3    2  .118  .189  .176    1   1.0  4e30     -318  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           786                    1

     * - 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  Camilo Pascual       25  23   7  .767  34  32  12   2   1   0   6  252.0  180   73   61  17   66  196  2.18   68   2.4  -75  
  P  Bobby Locke          25  16   5  .762  41   5   0  23   3   1   0   79.0   67   28   23   7   42   39  2.62   32   3.7  -46  
  P  Cal McLish           33  15   7  .682  33  32   8   0   0   0   4  234.1  221  104   95  31   62  111  3.65  104   4.0  -58  
  P  Dave Hillman         31  15   7  .682  29  29   4   0   0   0   1  206.2  189   83   76  19   54   98  3.31   87   3.8   -6  
  P  Dick Donovan         31  10   5  .667  31  27   1   4   0   0   0  192.0  193   76   66  23   55   85  3.09   93   4.3   13  
  P  Stan Williams        22   9   5  .643  29  14   0   6   0   0   0  112.0   72   49   49   9   73   84  3.94   41   3.3 -135  
  P  Don Elston           30   5   3  .625  61   0   0  37  16  10   0   96.0   62   35   35  12   50   85  3.28   34   3.2  -71  
  P *Art Ceccarelli       29   4   3  .571  27  14   2   6   1   0   0   96.1   77   35   34  14   32   52  3.18   38   3.6 -125  
  P  Don McMahon          29   3   5  .375  45   0   0  26   3   4   0   61.2   65   31   28   5   33   40  4.09   34   5.0   43  
  P  Elmer Singleton      41   2   4  .333  28   0   0  22   8   4   0   38.2   41   13   13   1   14   20  3.03   16   3.8   16  
  P *Seth Morehead        24   0   1  .000   4   1   0   1   0   0   0    9.1   13    5    5   0    4    7  4.82    6   6.1 -167  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      557        -47

     * - 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        750  86  87  471   34   4   1  .992  32  19
 Bob Schmidt           351  38  44  251   21   0   1 1.000  16  14
 Harry Chiti           277  30  34  196    8   2   0  .990   5   4
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dale Long 610 76 77 641 58 10 79 .986 10.31 Tito Francona 560 52 93 539 53 0 51 1.000 9.51 Ray Boone 181 23 24 175 16 4 10 .979 9.51 Art Schult 27 3 6 34 1 2 7 .946 11.67 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Charlie Neal 1333 149 151 456 450 10 115 .989 6.12 Eddie Kasko 45 5 7 12 15 0 3 1.000 5.44 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Alvin Dark 1027 116 118 65 234 16 18 .949 2.62 Eddie Kasko 297 32 39 24 70 3 3 .969 2.85 Randy Jackson 43 5 6 3 9 0 0 1.000 2.53 Ray Boone 11 1 6 3 3 0 0 1.000 5.06 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ernie Banks 1324 148 148 333 470 6 112 .993 5.46 Vada Pinson 29 3 3 7 6 1 1 .929 4.03 Eddie Kasko 25 3 3 7 5 1 2 .923 4.32 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Walt Moryn            594  75  75  110    3   2   0  .983  1.71
 Tito Francona         349  42  45   61    1   1   0  .984  1.60
 Lee Walls             343  27  68   69    2   2   0  .973  1.86
 Jim Rivera             40   3   9   12    0   0   0 1.000  2.70
 Jim Pendleton          25   3   3    3    2   0   0 1.000  1.80
 Randy Jackson          21   3   3    2    0   0   0 1.000  0.86
 Billy Williams          6   1   1    2    0   0   0 1.000  3.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Vada Pinson 1327 149 149 349 8 5 2 .986 2.42 Ernie Banks 29 3 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.24 Jim Rivera 16 2 2 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.81 Tito Francona 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 Gus Bell 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.37 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gus Bell 1284 142 147 192 4 0 1 1.000 1.37 Lee Walls 42 5 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.51 Jim Pendleton 17 2 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.53 Art Schult 14 2 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.64 Tito Francona 13 2 2 1 0 1 0 .500 0.69 Walt Moryn 8 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.12 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1959 Draft


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