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1949 Chicago Cubs season

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1949 Chicago Cubs season


Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 97 57 -- .630
St. Louis Cardinals 96 58 1 .612
Philadelphia Phillies 81 73 16 .526
Boston Braves 75 79 22 .487
New York Giants 73 81 24 .474
Pittsburgh Pirates 71 83 26 .461
Cincinnati Reds 62 92 35 .403
Chicago Cubs 61 93 36 .396

Notable transactions


1949 Chicago Cubs
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats


Starters by position

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
SS Smalley, RoyRoy Smalley 135 477 117 .245 8 35

Other batters

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
Baumholtz, FrankFrank Baumholtz 58 164 37 .226 1 15
Walker, HarryHarry Walker 42 159 42 .264 1 14
Lowrey, PeanutsPeanuts Lowrey 38 111 30 .270 2 10
Kirby, JimJim Kirby 3 2 1 .500 0 0


Starting pitchers

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

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Chipman, BobBob Chipman 38 113.1 7 8 3.97 46
Adkins, DeweyDewey Adkins 30 82.1 2 4 5.68 43

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Cooper, MortMort Cooper 1 0 0 0 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Bill Kelly
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Rollie Hemsley
A Macon Peaches Sally League Don Osborn
A Des Moines Bruins Western League Stan Hack
B Decatur Cubs Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Morrie Arnovich
B Springfield Cubs New England League Bob Peterson
B Selma Cloverleafs Southeastern League Leo Twardy and Joseph Szuch
C Visalia Cubs California League Red Treadway, Jigger Statz
and Claude Passeau
C Clinton Steers Central Association Adolph Matulis and Joseph Blake
C Sioux Falls Canaries Northern League Irvin Fortune and Lee Eilbracht
D St. Augustine Saints Florida State League Frankie Piet
D Carthage Cubs Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Donald Anderson
D Lumberton Cubs Tobacco State League Red Lucas and Jim Guinn
D Rutherford County Owls Western Carolina League Sam Gibson and Halley Wilson
D Janesville Cubs Wisconsin State League Jim Oglesby, Mike Frederick
and Adolph Matulis
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Nashville, Macon, Rutherford County


External links

  • 1949 Chicago Cubs season at Baseball Reference
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