1950 Chicago Cubs season

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1950 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Frankie Frisch
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Harry Creighton, Vince Lloyd)
WBKB
(Joe Wilson)
Local radio WIND
(Bert Wilson, Bud Campbell)
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The 1950 Chicago Cubs season was the 78th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 75th in the National League and the 35th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished seventh in the National League with a record of 64–89.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Philadelphia Phillies 91 63 -- .591
Brooklyn Dodgers 89 65 2 .578
New York Giants 86 68 5 .558
Boston Braves 83 71 8 .539
St. Louis Cardinals 78 75 12.5 .510
Cincinnati Reds 66 87 24.5 .431
Chicago Cubs 64 89 26.5 .418
Pittsburgh Pirates 57 96 33.5 .373

Notable transactions[edit]

  • April 1, 1950: Gene Baker was signed as an amateur free agent by the Cubs.[2]
  • June 29, 1950: Harry Chiti was signed as an amateur free agent by the Cubs.[3]

Roster[edit]

1950 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
SS Smalley, RoyRoy Smalley 154 557 128 .230 21 85

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
Jackson, RandyRandy Jackson 34 111 25 .225 3 6
Chiti, HarryHarry Chiti 3 6 2 .333 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
Rush, BobBob Rush 39 254.2 13 20 3.71 93

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
Hiller, FrankFrank Hiller 38 153 12 5 3.53 55
Dubiel, MonkMonk Dubiel 39 142.2 6 10 4.16 51
Hacker, WarrenWarren Hacker 5 15.1 0 1 5.28 5

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
Leonard, DutchDutch Leonard 35 5 1 6 3.77 28

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Springfield Cubs International League Stan Hack
AAA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Bill Kelly
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Don Osborn
A Grand Rapids Jets Central League Jack Knight
A Des Moines Bruins Western League Charlie Root
B Decatur Commodores Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Morrie Arnovich
B Rock Hill Chiefs Tri-State League Dick Bouknight
C Visalia Cubs California League Jim Acton
C Sioux Falls Canaries Northern League Lee Eilbracht
C Springfield Cubs Western Association Bob Peterson
C Clovis Pioneers West Texas-New Mexico League Paul Dean, Harold Hoffman,
Ray Bauer and Chuck Bushong
D Moultrie Cubs Georgia-Florida League Steve Collins and Jim Trew
D Carthage Cubs Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Donald Anderson
D Rutherford County Owls Western Carolina League Halley Wilson
D Janesville Cubs Wisconsin State League Adolph Matulis

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Nashville, Rock Hill, Sioux Falls

References[edit]

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