1957 Chicago Cubs season

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1957 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Bob Scheffing
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Vince Lloyd)
Local radio WIND
(Milo Hamilton, Jack Quinlan, Gene Elston)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Milwaukee Braves 95 59 -- .617
St. Louis Cardinals 87 67 8 .565
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 70 11 .545
Cincinnati Redlegs 80 74 15 .519
Philadelphia Phillies 77 77 18 .500
New York Giants 69 85 26 .448
Chicago Cubs 62 92 33 .403
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 92 33 .403

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1957 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

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
Silvera, CharlieCharlie Silvera 26 53 11 .208 0 2

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
Poholsky, TomTom Poholsky 28 84 1 7 4.93 28
Singleton, ElmerElmer Singleton 5 13.1 0 1 6.75 6
Mayer, EdEd Mayer 3 7.2 0 0 5.87 3

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
Littlefield, DickDick Littlefield 48 2 3 4 5.35 51
Brosnan, JimJim Brosnan 41 5 5 0 3.38 73
Anderson, BobBob Anderson 8 0 1 0 7.71 7
Briggs, JohnJohn Briggs 3 0 1 0 12.46 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
Open Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League Bill Sweeney, Frank Carswell
and Bill Posedel
AA Memphis Chicks Southern Association Lou Klein
AA Fort Worth Cats Texas League Lee Handley
A Des Moines Bruins Western League Lou Stringer and Hersh Martin
B Burlington Bees Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Ken Raffensberger
C Bakersfield Bears California League Dick Wilson and Babe Herman
C Lafayette Bulls Evangeline League Walt Dixon
C Magic Valley Cowboys Pioneer League Burdette Thurlby and Walt Dixon
D Pulaski Cubs Appalachian League Vedie Himsl, Jim Bottomley,
Halley Wilson and Burdette Thurlby
D Paris Lakers Midwest League Verlon Walker
D Ponca City Cubs Sooner State League Don Biebel

Lafayette franchise folded, June 20, 1957

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