1912 Chicago Cubs season

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1912 Chicago Cubs
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Owner(s) Charles Murphy
Manager(s) Frank Chance
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The 1912 Chicago Cubs season was the 40th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 37th in the National League and the 20th at West Side Park. The Cubs finished third in the National League with a record of 91–59. Third baseman Heinie Zimmerman led the circuit in home runs, batting average, and slugging percentage.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 103 48 0.682 49–25 54–23
Pittsburgh Pirates 93 58 0.616 10 44–31 49–27
Chicago Cubs 91 59 0.607 11½ 46–30 45–29
Cincinnati Reds 75 78 0.490 29 45–32 30–46
Philadelphia Phillies 73 79 0.480 30½ 34–41 39–38
St. Louis Cardinals 63 90 0.412 41 37–40 26–50
Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers 58 95 0.379 46 33–43 25–52
Boston Braves 52 101 0.340 52 31–47 21–54


Roster[edit]

1912 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Archer, JimmyJimmy Archer 120 385 109 .283 5 58
1B Saier, VicVic Saier 122 451 130 .288 2 61
2B Evers, JohnnyJohnny Evers 143 478 163 .341 1 63
3B Zimmerman, HeinieHeinie Zimmerman 145 557 207 .372 14 99
SS Tinker, JoeJoe Tinker 142 550 155 .282 0 75
LF Sheckard, JimmyJimmy Sheckard 146 523 128 .245 3 47
CF Leach, TommyTommy Leach 82 265 64 .242 2 32
RF Schulte, FrankFrank Schulte 139 553 146 .264 12 64

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Miller, WardWard Miller 86 241 74 .307 0 22
Cotter, DickDick Cotter 26 54 15 .278 0 10
Chance, FrankFrank Chance 2 5 1 .200 0 0
Chapman, HarryHarry Chapman 1 4 1 .250 0 1
Yantz, GeorgeGeorge Yantz 1 1 1 1.000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Cheney, LarryLarry Cheney 42 303.1 26 10 2.85 140
Lavender, JimmyJimmy Lavender 42 251.2 16 13 3.04 109
Richie, LewLew Richie 39 238 16 8 2.95 69

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Smith, CharlieCharlie Smith 20 94 7 4 4.21 47
Brown, MordecaiMordecai Brown 15 88.2 5 6 2.64 34
Leifield, LeftyLefty Leifield 13 70.2 7 2 2.42 23
Cole, KingKing Cole 8 19 1 2 10.89 9
Lowdermilk, GroverGrover Lowdermilk 2 13 0 1 9.69 8

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Cottrell, EnsignEnsign Cottrell 1 0 0 0 9.00 1
Powell, BillBill Powell 1 0 0 0 9.00 0

Awards and honors[edit]

League top five finishers[edit]

Larry Cheney

  • #1 wins (26)

Johnny Evers

  • #2 on-base percentage (.431)
  • #4 batting average (.341)

Frank Schulte

  • #2 home runs (12)

Heinie Zimmerman

  • #1 batting average (.372)
  • #1 home runs (14)
  • #1 slugging percentage (.571)
  • #3 runs batted in (99)
  • #5 on-base percentage (.418)

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