1917 Chicago Cubs
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Owner(s)Charles Weeghman
Manager(s)Fred Mitchell
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The 1917 Chicago Cubs season was the 46th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 42nd in the National League and the 2nd at Wrigley Field (then known as "Weeghman Park"). The Cubs finished fifth in the National League with a record of 74–80, 24 games behind the New York Giants.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 98 56 0.636 50–28 48–28
Philadelphia Phillies 87 65 0.572 10 46–29 41–36
St. Louis Cardinals 82 70 0.539 15 38–38 44–32
Cincinnati Reds 78 76 0.506 20 39–38 39–38
Chicago Cubs 74 80 0.481 24 35–42 39–38
Boston Braves 72 81 0.471 25½ 35–42 37–39
Brooklyn Robins 70 81 0.464 26½ 36–38 34–43
Pittsburgh Pirates 51 103 0.331 47 25–53 26–50

Record vs. opponents


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


Notable transactions

Roster

1917 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 Art Wilson 81 211 45 .213 2 25
1B Fred Merkle 146 549 146 .266 3 57
2B Larry Doyle 135 476 121 .254 6 61
SS Chuck Wortman 75 190 33 .174 0 9
3B Charlie Deal 135 449 114 .254 0 47
OF Cy Williams 138 468 113 .241 5 42
OF Leslie Mann 117 444 121 .273 1 44
OF Max Flack 131 447 111 .248 0 21

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 108 354 86 .243 0 27
Harry Wolter 117 353 88 .249 0 28
Rowdy Elliott 85 223 56 .251 0 28
Pete Kilduff 56 202 56 .277 0 15
Pickles Dillhoefer 42 95 12 .126 0 8
Dutch Ruether 31 44 12 .273 0 11
Charlie Pechous 13 41 10 .244 0 1
Morrie Schick 14 34 5 .147 0 3
Paddy Driscoll 13 28 3 .107 0 3
Turner Barber 7 28 6 .214 0 2
Vic Saier 6 21 5 .238 0 2
Roy Leslie 7 19 4 .211 0 1
Bob O'Farrell 3 8 3 .375 0 1
William Marriott 3 6 0 .000 0 0
Harry Wolfe 9 5 2 .400 0 1
Herb Hunter 3 3 0 .000 0 0
Earl Blackburn 2 2 0 .000 0 0
Jimmy Archer 2 2 0 .000 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 41 295.2 23 13 2.01 195
Phil Douglas 51 293.1 14 20 2.55 151
Al Demaree 24 141.1 5 9 2.55 43

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
Claude Hendrix 40 215.0 10 12 2.60 81
Paul Carter 23 113.1 5 8 3.26 34
Vic Aldridge 30 106.2 6 6 3.12 44
Mike Prendergast 35 99.1 3 6 3.35 43
Tom Seaton 16 74.2 5 4 2.53 27
Dutch Ruether 10 36.1 2 0 2.48 3
Harry Weaver 4 19.2 1 1 2.75 8
Roy Walker 2 7.0 0 1 3.86 4

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
Gene Packard 2 0 0 0 10.80 1

References

  1. ^ Daley, Arthur. Baseball's 'Ten Greatest Moments', The New York Times, April 17, 1949, accessed April 23, 2007.
  2. ^ Fred Lear page at Baseball Reference