1939 Chicago Cubs season

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1939 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Gabby Hartnett
Local radio WGN
(Bob Elson)
WBBM
(John Harrington, Pat Flanagan)
WJJD
(Charlie Grimm, Lew Fonseca)
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Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 97 57 -- .630
St. Louis Cardinals 92 61 4.5 .601
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 69 12.5 .549
Chicago Cubs 84 70 13 .545
New York Giants 77 74 18.5 .510
Pittsburgh Pirates 68 85 28.5 .444
Boston Bees 63 88 32.5 .417
Philadelphia Phillies 45 106 50.5 .298

Roster[edit]

1939 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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 Hartnett, GabbyGabby Hartnett 97 306 85 .278 12 59
2B Herman, BillyBilly Herman 156 623 191 .307 7 70

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
Nicholson, BillBill Nicholson 58 220 65 .295 5 38

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
Dean, DizzyDizzy Dean 19 96.1 6 4 3.36 27
Bryant, ClayClay Bryant 4 31.1 2 1 5.74 9

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

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

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Milwaukee Brewers American Association Mickey Heath
AA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Truck Hannah
B Bloomington Bloomers Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Merv Connelly
B Moline Plow Boys Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Mike Gazella
C Hot Springs Bathers Cotton States League Spike Hunter
C St. Joseph Angels Western Association Goldie Holt
D Bisbee Bees Arizona-Texas League Carl Dittmar
D Hopkinsville Hoppers KITTY League Harry Griswold
D Eau Claire Bears Northern League Ivy Griffin
D Sioux Falls Canaries Western League Ralph Brandon

[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

References[edit]