1937 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s)Charlie Grimm
Local radioWGN
(Bob Elson)
WBBM
(George Sutherland, Pat Flanagan)
WCFL
(Hal Totten)
WIND
(Russ Hodges)
WJJD
(John Harrington)
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The 1937 Chicago Cubs season was the 66th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 62nd in the National League and the 22nd at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished second in the National League with a record of 93–61.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 95 57 0.625 50–25 45–32
Chicago Cubs 93 61 0.604 3 46–32 47–29
Pittsburgh Pirates 86 68 0.558 10 46–32 40–36
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 0.526 15 45–33 36–40
Boston Bees 79 73 0.520 16 43–33 36–40
Brooklyn Dodgers 62 91 0.405 33½ 36–39 26–52
Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 0.399 34½ 29–45 32–47
Cincinnati Reds 56 98 0.364 40 28–51 28–47

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 15–7 9–13 11–11 10–10 14–8 11–11 9–13
Brooklyn 7–15 8–14 12–10–1 6–16 10–11 12–10 7–15–1
Chicago 13–9 14–8 14–8 12–10 14–8 9–13 17–5
Cincinnati 11–11 10–12–1 8–14 8–14 11–11 1–21 7–15
New York 10–10 16–6 10–12 14–8 15–7 16–6 14–8
Philadelphia 8–14 11–10 8–14 11–11 7–15 11–11 5–17–2
Pittsburgh 11–11 10–12 13–9 21–1 6–16 11–11 14–8
St. Louis 13–9 15–7–1 5–17 15–7 8–14 17–5–2 8–14


Roster

1937 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 110 356 126 .354 12 82
1B Ripper Collins 115 456 125 .274 16 71
2B Billy Herman 138 564 189 .335 8 65
SS Billy Jurges 129 450 134 .298 1 65
3B Stan Hack 154 582 173 .297 2 63
OF Joe Marty 88 290 84 .290 5 44
OF Augie Galan 147 611 154 .252 18 78
OF Frank Demaree 154 615 199 .324 17 115

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
Phil Cavarretta 106 329 94 .286 5 56
Ken O'Dea 83 219 66 .301 4 32
Lonny Frey 78 198 55 .278 1 22
Tuck Stainback 72 160 37 .231 0 14
John Bottarini 26 40 11 .275 1 7
Carl Reynolds 7 11 3 .273 0 1
Bob Garbark 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Dutch Meyer 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
Bill Lee 42 272.1 14 15 3.54 108
Tex Carleton 32 208.1 16 8 3.15 105

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
Larry French 42 208.0 16 10 3.98 100
Charlie Root 43 178.2 13 5 3.38 74
Roy Parmelee 33 145.2 7 8 5.13 55
Clay Bryant 38 135.1 9 3 4.26 75
Curt Davis 28 123.2 10 5 4.08 32
Clyde Shoun 37 93.0 7 7 5.61 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
Bob Logan 4 0 0 1 1.42 2
Newt Kimball 2 0 0 0 10.80 0
Kirby Higbe 1 1 0 0 5.40 2

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Truck Hannah
B Moline Plowboys Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Mike Gazella
B Portsmouth Cubs Piedmont League Elmer Yoter
C Ponca City Angels Western Association Pat Veltman
D Eau Claire Bears Northern League Johnny Mostil

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Moline[1]

Notes

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

References