1968 Chicago Cubs season

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1968 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Leo Durocher
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Vince Lloyd)
Local radio WGN
(Vince Lloyd, Lou Boudreau)
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The 1968 Chicago Cubs season was the 96th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 93rd in the National League and the 53rd at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished third in the National League with a record of 84–78.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 97 65 -- .599
San Francisco Giants 88 74 9 .543
Chicago Cubs 84 78 13 .519
Cincinnati Reds 83 79 14 .512
Atlanta Braves 81 81 16 .500
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 17 .494
Los Angeles Dodgers 76 86 21 .469
Philadelphia Phillies 76 86 21 .469
New York Mets 73 89 24 .451
Houston Astros 72 90 25 .444

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1968 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
LF Williams, BillyBilly Williams 163 642 185 .288 30 98
RF Johnson, LouLou Johnson 62 205 50 .244 1 14

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
Hickman, JimJim Hickman 75 188 42 .223 5 23

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
Fast, DarcyDarcy Fast 8 0 1 0 5.40 10
Hernández, RamónRamón Hernández 8 0 0 0 9.00 3
Brown, JopheryJophery Brown 1 0 0 0 4.50 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tacoma Cubs Pacific Coast League Whitey Lockman
AA San Antonio Missions Texas League Harry Bright
A Lodi Crushers California League Jim Marshall and Al Heist
A Quincy Cubs Midwest League Walt Dixon
Rookie Caldwell Cubs Pioneer League George Freese

Notes[edit]

References[edit]