1952 Chicago Cubs season

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1952 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Phil Cavarretta
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Harry Creighton)
Local radio WIND
(Bert Wilson, Bud Campbell)
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The 1952 Chicago Cubs season was the 80th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 77th in the National League and the 37th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished fifth in the National League with a record of 77–77.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 96 57 -- .627
New York Giants 92 62 4.5 .597
St. Louis Cardinals 88 66 8.5 .571
Philadelphia Phillies 87 67 9.5 .565
Chicago Cubs 77 77 19.5 .500
Cincinnati Reds 69 85 27.5 .448
Boston Braves 64 89 32 .418
Pittsburgh Pirates 42 112 54.5 .273

Notable transactions[edit]

  • May 8, 1952: Grant Dunlap was returned by the Cubs to the Shreveport Sports.[2]

Roster[edit]

1952 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 87 261 58 .222 5 30

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
Pramesa, JohnnyJohnny Pramesa 22 46 13 .283 1 5
Usher, BobBob Usher 1 1 0 .000 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
Kelly, BobBob Kelly 31 125.1 4 9 3.59 50

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 45 2 2 11 2.16 37
Fear, VernVern Fear 4 0 0 0 7.88 4
Dubiel, MonkMonk Dubiel 1 0 0 0 0.00 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
Open Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Stan Hack
AAA Springfield Cubs International League Bill Kelly
A Macon Peaches Sally League Ed Hartness
A Des Moines Bruins Western League Harry Strohm
B Greensboro Patriots Carolina League Kemp Wicker
C Visalia Cubs California League Larry Barton, Sr.
C Sioux Falls Canaries Northern League Al Kubski
C Topeka Owls Western Association Adolph Matulis and Jack Dean
D Blackwell Broncos Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Al Reitz
D Hickory Rebels Western Carolina League Norm Small, Ed Yount
and Charlie Bowles
D Janesville Cubs Wisconsin State League Harry Bright

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Hank Sauer, National League Most Valuable Player
  • Hank Sauer, National League Home Run Champion (with Ralph Kiner)
  • Hank Sauer, National League RBI Champion

Notes[edit]

References[edit]