1926 Chicago Cubs
1920 cub logo.svg
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)William Wrigley, Jr.
Manager(s)Joe McCarthy
Local televisionnone
Local radioWMAQ
(Hal Totten)
WGN
(Quin Ryan)
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The 1926 Chicago Cubs season was the 55th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 51st in the National League and the 11th at Wrigley Field (the last in which the venue was officially called "Cubs Park"). The Cubs finished fourth in the National League with a record of 82–72.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 89 65 0.578 47–30 42–35
Cincinnati Reds 87 67 0.565 2 53–23 34–44
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 69 0.549 49–28 35–41
Chicago Cubs 82 72 0.532 7 49–28 33–44
New York Giants 74 77 0.490 13½ 43–33 31–44
Brooklyn Robins 71 82 0.464 17½ 38–38 33–44
Boston Braves 66 86 0.434 22 43–34 23–52
Philadelphia Phillies 58 93 0.384 29½ 33–42 25–51

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 6–15 12–10 12–10–1 12–10 7–15 10–11 7–15
Brooklyn 15–6 14–8 4–18 9–13 13–9 9–13–2 7–15
Chicago 10–12 8–14 13–9–1 14–8 16–6 10–12 11–11
Cincinnati 10–12–1 18–4 9–13–1 7–15 16–6–1 13–9 14–8
New York 10–12 13–9 8–14 15–7 12–7 6–16 10–12
Philadelphia 15–7 9–13 6–16 6–16–1 7–12 8–14 7–15
Pittsburgh 11–10 13–9–2 12–10 9–13 16–6 14–8 9–13–2
St. Louis 15–7 15–7 11–11 8–14 12–10 15–7 13–9–2


Roster

1926 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

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 Gabby Hartnett 93 284 78 .275 8 41
1B Charlie Grimm 147 524 145 .277 8 82
2B Sparky Adams 154 624 193 .309 0 39
SS Jimmy Cooney 141 513 129 .251 1 47
3B Howard Freigau 140 508 137 .270 3 51
OF Riggs Stephenson 82 281 95 .338 3 44
OF Cliff Heathcote 139 510 141 .276 10 53
OF Hack Wilson 142 529 170 .321 21 109

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
Mike González 80 253 63 .249 1 23
Pete Scott 77 189 54 .286 3 34
Joe Kelly 65 176 59 .335 0 32
Joe Munson 33 101 26 .257 3 15
Clyde Beck 30 81 16 .198 1 4
Chick Tolson 57 80 25 .313 1 8
Red Shannon 19 51 17 .333 0 4
Mandy Brooks 26 48 9 .188 1 6
Hank Schreiber 10 18 1 .056 0 0
Joe Graves 2 5 0 .000 0 0
John Churry 2 4 0 .000 0 0
Ralph Michaels 2 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
Charlie Root 42 271.1 18 17 2.82 127
Sheriff Blake 39 197.2 11 12 3.60 95
Tony Kaufmann 26 169.2 9 7 3.02 52
Percy Jones 30 160.1 12 7 3.09 80
Wilbur Cooper 8 55.0 2 1 4.42 18
Pete Alexander 7 52.0 3 3 3.46 12

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
Guy Bush 35 157.1 13 9 2.86 32
Bob Osborn 31 136.1 6 5 3.63 43
Bill Piercy 19 90.1 6 5 4.48 31
George Milstead 18 55.1 1 5 3.58 14

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
Walt Huntzinger 11 1 1 2 0.94 4
Johnny Welch 3 0 0 0 2.08 0

Farm system

See also: Minor league baseball

Level Team League Manager
AA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Marty Krug

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