1951 Chicago Cubs season

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1951 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Frankie Frisch, Phil Cavarretta
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Harry Creighton, Marty Hogan)
WBKB
(Joe Wilson)
Local radio WIND
(Bert Wilson, Bud Campbell)
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The 1951 Chicago Cubs season was the 79th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 76th in the National League and the 36th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished eighth and last in the National League with a record of 62–92.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
New York Giants 98 59 -- .624
Brooklyn Dodgers 97 60 1 .618
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 15.5 .526
Boston Braves 76 78 20.5 .494
Philadelphia Phillies 73 81 23.5 .474
Cincinnati Reds 68 86 28.5 .442
Pittsburgh Pirates 64 90 32.5 .416
Chicago Cubs 62 92 34.5 .403

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1951 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
1B Connors, ChuckChuck Connors 66 201 48 .239 2 18
SS Smalley, RoyRoy Smalley 79 238 55 .231 8 31

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
Cavarretta, PhilPhil Cavarretta 89 206 64 .311 6 28
Fondy, DeeDee Fondy 49 170 46 .271 3 20

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
Dubiel, MonkMonk Dubiel 22 2 2 1 2.30 19
Hacker, WarrenWarren Hacker 2 0 0 0 13.50 2

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Springfield Cubs International League Bill Kelly
AAA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Stan Hack
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Don Osborn
A Grand Rapids Jets Central League Jack Knight and Everett Robinson
A Des Moines Bruins Western League Al Todd
B Greensboro Patriots Carolina League Bob Peterson
B Rock Hill Chiefs Tri-State League Dick Bouknight
C Visalia Cubs California League Jim Trew and Cecil Garriott
C Sioux Falls Canaries Northern League Lee Eilbracht and Dick Lloyd
C Topeka Owls Western Association Butch Nieman
C Clovis Pioneers West Texas-New Mexico League Chuck Bushong and Grover Seitz
D Carthage Cubs Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Donald Anderson and Al Reitz
D Rutherford County Owls Western Carolina League Halley Wilson
D Janesville Cubs Wisconsin State League Adolph Matulis

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Topeka, Carthage

References[edit]

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