1958 Chicago Cubs season

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1958 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 WGN
(Jack Quinlan, Lou Boudreau)
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The 1958 Chicago Cubs season was the 86th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 83rd in the National League and the 43rd at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished fifth in the National League with a record of 72–82.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Milwaukee Braves 92 62 -- .597
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 8 .545
San Francisco Giants 80 74 12 .519
Cincinnati Redlegs 76 78 16 .494
Chicago Cubs 72 82 20 .468
St. Louis Cardinals 72 82 20 .468
Los Angeles Dodgers 71 83 21 .461
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 23 .448

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1958 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
2B Taylor, TonyTony Taylor 140 497 117 .235 6 27
3B Dark, AlvinAlvin Dark 114 464 137 .295 3 43
CF Thomson, BobbyBobby Thomson 152 547 155 .283 21 82

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, LouLou Jackson 24 35 6 .171 1 6
Smith, PaulPaul Smith 18 20 3 .150 0 1
King, ChickChick King 8 8 2 .250 0 1
Johnson, FooterFooter Johnson 8 5 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
Drott, DickDick Drott 39 167.1 7 11 5.43 127
Drabowski, MoeMoe Drabowski 22 125.2 9 11 4.51 77
Briggs, JohnJohn Briggs 20 95.2 5 5 4.52 46
Brosnan, JimJim Brosnan 8 51.2 3 4 3.14 24

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
Anderson, BobBob Anderson 17 65.2 3 3 3.97 51

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
Mayer, EdEd Mayer 19 2 2 1 3.80 14
Rodríguez, FreddyFreddy Rodríguez 7 0 0 2 7.36 5

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League Tommy Heath and Larry Jansen
AA Fort Worth Cats Texas League Lou Klein
A Pueblo Bruins Western League Ray Mueller
B Burlington Bees Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Walt Dixon
C Magic Valley Cowboys Pioneer League Dick Wilson
D Pulaski Cubs Appalachian League Hersh Martin
D Paris Lakers Midwest League Verlon Walker
D Carlsbad Potashers Sophomore League Tony York

Notes[edit]

References[edit]