1916 Chicago Cubs season

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1916 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Phelps Taft, Charles Weeghman
Manager(s) Joe Tinker
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The 1916 Chicago Cubs season was the 44th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 41st in the National League and the 1st at Wrigley Field (then known as "Weeghman Park"). The Cubs finished fifth in the National League with a record of 67–86.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Robins 94 60 0.610 50–27 44–33
Philadelphia Phillies 91 62 0.595 50–29 41–33
Boston Braves 89 63 0.586 4 41–31 48–32
New York Giants 86 66 0.566 7 47–30 39–36
Chicago Cubs 67 86 0.438 26½ 37–41 30–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 65 89 0.422 29 37–40 28–49
St. Louis Cardinals 60 93 0.392 33½ 36–40 24–53
Cincinnati Reds 60 93 0.392 33½ 32–44 28–49


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1916 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
3B Zimmerman, HeinieHeinie Zimmerman 107 398 116 .291 6 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
Fischer, WilliamWilliam Fischer 65 179 35 .196 1 14
Kelly, JoeJoe Kelly 54 169 43 .254 2 15
Doolan, MickeyMickey Doolan 28 70 15 .214 0 5
Doyle, LarryLarry Doyle 9 38 15 .395 1 7
Smith, EarlEarl Smith 14 27 7 .259 0 4
Jacobson, MerwinMerwin Jacobson 4 13 3 .231 0 0
Tinker, JoeJoe Tinker 7 10 1 .100 0 1
Hunter, HerbHerb Hunter 2 4 0 .000 0 0
O'Connor, JohnnyJohnny O'Connor 1 0 0 ---- 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
Hendrix, ClaudeClaude Hendrix 36 218 8 16 2.68 117
Lavender, JimmyJimmy Lavender 36 188 10 14 2.82 91
McConnell, GeorgeGeorge McConnell 28 171.1 4 12 2.57 82

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
Packard, GeneGene Packard 37 155.1 10 6 2.78 36
Prendergast, MikeMike Prendergast 35 152 6 11 2.31 56
Brown, MordecaiMordecai Brown 12 48.1 2 3 3.91 21
Carter, PaulPaul Carter 8 36 2 2 2.75 14

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