1958 Chicago Cubs season

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1958 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
General manager(s) John Holland
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 87th 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 Pct. GB Home Road
Milwaukee Braves 92 62 0.597 48–29 44–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 0.545 8 49–28 35–42
San Francisco Giants 80 74 0.519 12 44–33 36–41
Cincinnati Redlegs 76 78 0.494 16 40–37 36–41
Chicago Cubs 72 82 0.468 20 35–42 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 72 82 0.468 20 39–38 33–44
Los Angeles Dodgers 71 83 0.461 21 39–38 32–45
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 0.448 23 35–42 34–43


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1958 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team CHC CIN LAD MIL PHI PIT SF STL
Chicago 10–12 11–11 10–12 13–9 9–13 12–10 7–15
Cincinnati 12–10 11–11 5–17 15–7 10–12 11–11 12–10
Los Angeles 11–11 11–11 14–8 10–12 8–14 6–16 11–11
Milwaukee 12–10 17–5 8–14 13–9 11–11 16–6 15–7
Philadelphia 9–13 7–15 12–10 9–13 12–10 8–14 12–10
Pittsburgh 13–9 12–10 14–8 11–11 10–12 12–10 12–10
San Francisco 10–12 11–11 16–6 6–16 14–8 10–12 13–9
St. Louis 15–7 10–12 11–11 7–15 10–12 10–12 9–13


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]