1916 Chicago Cubs
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Owner(s)Charles Phelps Taft, Charles Weeghman
Manager(s)Joe Tinker
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The 1916 Chicago Cubs season was the 45th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 41st in the National League and the 1st at Wrigley Field (then known as "Weeghman Park"). The Cubs finished fifth in the National League with a record of 67–86.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Robins 94 60 0.610 50–27 44–33
Philadelphia Phillies 91 62 0.595 50–29 41–33
Boston Braves 89 63 0.586 4 41–31 48–32
New York Giants 86 66 0.566 7 47–30 39–36
Chicago Cubs 67 86 0.438 26½ 37–41 30–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 65 89 0.422 29 37–40 28–49
St. Louis Cardinals 60 93 0.392 33½ 36–40 24–53
Cincinnati Reds 60 93 0.392 33½ 32–44 28–49


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 13–9 14–7–2 13–9–1 11–10–1 11–11–1 14–8–1 13–9
Brooklyn 9–13 15–7–1 15–7–1 15–7 11–11 14–8 15–7
Chicago 7–14–2 7–15–1 9–13 10–12 8–14 12–10 14–8
Cincinnati 9–13–1 7–15–1 13–9 5–16 5–17 13–9 8–14
New York 10–11–1 7–15 12–10 16–5 9–13 17–5–2 15–7
Philadelphia 11–11–1 11–11 14–8 17–5 13–9 13–9 12–9
Pittsburgh 8–14–1 8–14 10–12 9–13 5–17–2 9–13 16–6
St. Louis 9–13 7–15 8–14 14–8 7–15 9–12 6–16


Notable transactions

Roster

1916 Chicago Cubs
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Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Player stats

Batting

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
C Jimmy Archer 77 205 45 .220 1 30
1B Vic Saier 147 498 126 .253 7 50
2B Otto Knabe 51 145 40 .276 0 7
SS Chuck Wortman 69 234 47 .201 2 16
3B Heinie Zimmerman 107 398 116 .291 6 64
OF Cy Williams 118 405 113 .279 12 66
OF Leslie Mann 127 415 113 .272 2 29
OF Max Flack 141 465 120 .258 3 20

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
Rollie Zeider 98 345 81 .235 1 22
Frank Schulte 72 230 68 .296 5 27
Eddie Mulligan 58 189 29 .153 0 9
William Fischer 65 179 35 .196 1 14
Joe Kelly 54 169 43 .254 2 15
Steve Yerkes 44 137 36 .263 1 10
Art Wilson 36 114 22 .193 0 5
Alex McCarthy 37 107 26 .243 0 6
Fritz Mollwitz 33 71 19 .268 0 11
Mickey Doolan 28 70 15 .214 0 5
Charlie Pechous 22 69 10 .145 0 4
Rowdy Elliott 23 55 14 .255 0 3
Dutch Zwilling 35 53 6 .113 1 8
Larry Doyle 9 38 15 .395 1 7
Earl Smith 14 27 7 .259 0 4
Solly Hofman 5 16 5 .313 0 2
Nick Allen 5 16 1 .063 0 1
Clem Clemens 10 15 0 .000 0 0
Merwin Jacobson 4 13 3 .231 0 0
Joe Tinker 7 10 1 .100 0 1
Charlie Deal 2 8 2 .250 0 3
Marty Shay 2 7 2 .286 0 0
Herb Hunter 2 4 0 .000 0 0
Ed Sicking 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Johnny O'Connor 1 0 0 ---- 0 0
Bob O'Farrell 1 0 0 ---- 0 0

Pitching

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
Hippo Vaughn 44 294.0 17 15 2.20 144
Claude Hendrix 36 218.0 8 16 2.68 117
Jimmy Lavender 36 188.0 10 14 2.82 91
George McConnell 28 171.1 4 12 2.57 82
Scott Perry 4 28.1 2 1 2.54 10

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
Gene Packard 37 155.1 10 6 2.78 36
Mike Prendergast 35 152.0 6 11 2.31 56
Tom Seaton 31 121.0 6 6 3.27 45
Mordecai Brown 12 48.1 2 3 3.91 21
Paul Carter 8 36.0 2 2 2.75 14
George Pierce 4 4.1 0 0 2.08 0

References