1920 Chicago Cubs
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Owner(s)Charles Weeghman
Manager(s)Fred Mitchell
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The 1920 Chicago Cubs season was the 49th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 45th in the National League and the 5th at Wrigley Field (then known as "Weeghman/Cubs Park"). The Cubs finished sixth in the National League with a record of 75–79.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Robins 93 61 0.604 49–29 44–32
New York Giants 86 68 0.558 7 45–35 41–33
Cincinnati Reds 82 71 0.536 10½ 42–34 40–37
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 75 0.513 14 42–35 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 75 79 0.487 18 38–38 37–41
Chicago Cubs 75 79 0.487 18 43–34 32–45
Boston Braves 62 90 0.408 30 36–37 26–53
Philadelphia Phillies 62 91 0.405 30½ 32–45 30–46


Record vs. opponents

1920 National League Records

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


Roster

1920 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

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 Bob O'Farrell 94 270 67 .248 3 19
1B Fred Merkle 92 330 94 .285 3 38
2B Zeb Terry 133 496 139 .280 0 52
SS Charlie Hollocher 80 301 96 .319 0 22
3B Charlie Deal 129 450 108 .240 3 39
OF Dode Paskert 139 487 136 .279 5 71
OF Max Flack 135 520 157 .302 4 49
OF Dave Robertson 134 500 150 .300 10 75

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
Turner Barber 94 340 90 .265 0 50
Buck Herzog 91 305 59 .193 0 19
Bill Killefer 62 191 42 .220 0 16
Babe Twombly 78 183 43 .235 2 14
Bernie Friberg 50 114 24 .211 0 7
Tom Daly 44 90 28 .311 0 13
William Marriott 14 43 12 .279 0 5
Hal Leathers 9 23 7 .304 1 0(a)
Sumpter Clarke 1 3 1 .333 0 0
Bill McCabe 3 2 1 .500 0 0

(a) Not credited with an RBI for his home run, according to Baseball Reference and Retrosheet.

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
Pete Alexander 46 363.1 27 14 1.91 173
Hippo Vaughn 40 301 19 16 2.54 131
Claude Hendrix 27 203.2 9 12 3.58 72
Lefty Tyler 27 193 11 12 3.31 57

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
Speed Martin 35 136 4 15 4.83 44
Paul Carter 31 106 3 6 4.67 14
Virgil Cheeves 5 18 0 0 3.50 3
Chippy Gaw 6 13 1 1 4.85 4
Joel Newkirk 2 6.2 0 1 5.40 2

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
Sweetbreads Bailey 21 1 2 0 7.12 8
Percy Jones 4 0 0 0 11.57 0
Joe Jaeger 2 0 0 0 12.00 0
Ted Turner 1 0 0 0 13.50 0

Notes

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