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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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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