1951 Chicago Cubs season

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1951 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
General manager(s) Wid Matthews
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 80th 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 Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 98 59 0.624 50–28 48–31
Brooklyn Dodgers 97 60 0.618 1 49–29 48–31
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 0.526 15½ 44–34 37–39
Boston Braves 76 78 0.494 20½ 42–35 34–43
Philadelphia Phillies 73 81 0.474 23½ 38–39 35–42
Cincinnati Reds 68 86 0.442 28½ 35–42 33–44
Pittsburgh Pirates 64 90 0.416 32½ 32–45 32–45
Chicago Cubs 62 92 0.403 34½ 32–45 30–47


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1951 National League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 10–12–1 10–12 10–12 8–14 12–10 13–9 13–9
Brooklyn 12–10–1 14–8 14–8 14–11 15–7 10–12 18–4
Chicago 12–10 8–14 10–12 7–15 7–15 9–13 9–13–1
Cincinnati 12–10 8–14 12–10 5–17 11–11 12–10–1 8–14
New York 14–8 11–14 15–7 17–5 16–6 14–8 11–11
Philadelphia 10–12 7–15 15–7 11–11 6–16 15–7 9–13
Pittsburgh 9–13 12–10 13–9 10–12–1 8–14 7–15 5–17
St. Louis 9–13 4–18 13–9–1 14–8 11–11 13–9 17–5


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]

  1. ^ Dee Fondy at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Eddie Miksis at Baseball Reference

External links[edit]