1946 Chicago Cubs season

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1946 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Charlie Grimm
Local radio WIND
(Bert Wilson)
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The 1946 Chicago Cubs season was the 74th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 71st in the National League and the 31st at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished third in the National League with a record of 82–71.

Offseason[edit]

  • Prior to 1946 season: Hal Jeffcoat was signed as an amateur free agent by the Cubs.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 98 58 -- .628
Brooklyn Dodgers 96 60 2 .615
Chicago Cubs 82 71 14.5 .536
Boston Braves 81 72 15.5 .529
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 28 .448
Cincinnati Reds 67 87 30 .435
Pittsburgh Pirates 63 91 34 .409
New York Giants 61 93 36 .396

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1946 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
2B Johnson, DonDon Johnson 83 314 76 .242 1 19

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
Becker, HeinzHeinz Becker 9 7 2 .286 0 1

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

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
Adams, RedRed Adams 8 0 1 0 8.25 8

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Bill Sweeney
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Larry Gilbert
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League Gus Mancuso
A Macon Peaches Sally League Al Leitz and Bobby LaMotte
B Davenport Cubs Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Bill Kelly
B Hagerstown Owls Interstate League Bunny Griffiths
B Portsmouth Cubs Piedmont League Gene Hasson and Ace Parker
B Shelby Cubs Tri-State League Clyde McDowell
B Tacoma Tigers Western International League Red Harvel
C Visalia Cubs California League Bobby Schang and Pete Beiden
C Quebec Alouettes Canadian-American League Joe Sugrue, Tim Murchison and John Intlekofer
C Hutchinson Cubs Western Association Dickie Kerr
D Elizabethton Betsy Cubs Appalachian League Lou Bekeza
D Fayetteville Cubs Coastal Plain League John Intlekofer and Donald Anderson
D Iola Cubs Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Al Reitz
D Hopkinsville Hoppers KITTY League Calvin Chapman
D Statesville Cubs North Carolina State League Halley Wilson
D Janesville Bears Wisconsin State League Quinto Valentino

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Hutchinson; LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Iola[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hal Jeffcoat page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Mickey Rocco page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

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