1949 Chicago Cubs season

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1949 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Charlie Grimm, Frankie Frisch
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Harry Creighton)
WBKB
(Joe Wilson)
WENR
(Bill Brundige, Rogers Hornsby)
Local radio WIND
(Bert Wilson)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 97 57 -- .630
St. Louis Cardinals 96 58 1 .612
Philadelphia Phillies 81 73 16 .526
Boston Braves 75 79 22 .487
New York Giants 73 81 24 .474
Pittsburgh Pirates 71 83 26 .461
Cincinnati Reds 62 92 35 .403
Chicago Cubs 61 93 36 .396

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1949 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
SS Smalley, RoyRoy Smalley 135 477 117 .245 8 35

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
Baumholtz, FrankFrank Baumholtz 58 164 37 .226 1 15
Walker, HarryHarry Walker 42 159 42 .264 1 14
Lowrey, PeanutsPeanuts Lowrey 38 111 30 .270 2 10
Kirby, JimJim Kirby 3 2 1 .500 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

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
Chipman, BobBob Chipman 38 113.1 7 8 3.97 46
Adkins, DeweyDewey Adkins 30 82.1 2 4 5.68 43

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
Cooper, MortMort Cooper 1 0 0 0 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Bill Kelly
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Rollie Hemsley
A Macon Peaches Sally League Don Osborn
A Des Moines Bruins Western League Stan Hack
B Decatur Cubs Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Morrie Arnovich
B Springfield Cubs New England League Bob Peterson
B Selma Cloverleafs Southeastern League Leo Twardy and Joseph Szuch
C Visalia Cubs California League Red Treadway, Jigger Statz
and Claude Passeau
C Clinton Steers Central Association Adolph Matulis and Joseph Blake
C Sioux Falls Canaries Northern League Irvin Fortune and Lee Eilbracht
D St. Augustine Saints Florida State League Frankie Piet
D Carthage Cubs Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Donald Anderson
D Lumberton Cubs Tobacco State League Red Lucas and Jim Guinn
D Rutherford County Owls Western Carolina League Sam Gibson and Halley Wilson
D Janesville Cubs Wisconsin State League Jim Oglesby, Mike Frederick
and Adolph Matulis

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Nashville, Macon, Rutherford County

References[edit]

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