1971 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Philip K. Wrigley
General manager(s)John Holland
Manager(s)Leo Durocher
Local televisionWGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Jim West)
Local radioWGN
(Vince Lloyd, Lou Boudreau)
StatsESPN.com
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The 1971 Chicago Cubs season was the 100th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 96th in the National League and the 56th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished third in the National League East with a record of 83–79.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 97 65 0.599 52–28 45–37
St. Louis Cardinals 90 72 0.556 7 45–36 45–36
Chicago Cubs 83 79 0.512 14 44–37 39–42
New York Mets 83 79 0.512 14 44–37 39–42
Montreal Expos 71 90 0.441 25½ 36–44 35–46
Philadelphia Phillies 67 95 0.414 30 34–47 33–48

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 5–7 9–9 9–9 9–9 7–5 7–5 8–4 4–8 11–7 7–11 6–6
Chicago 7–5 6–6 5–7 8–4 8–10 11–7 11–7 6–12 9–3 3–9 9–9
Cincinnati 9–9 6–6 5–13 7–11 7–5 8–4 5–7 5–7 10–8 9–9 8–4
Houston 9–9 7–5 13–5 8–10 4–8 5–7 8–4 4–8 10–8 9–9 2–10
Los Angeles 9–9 4–8 11–7 10–8 8–4 5–7 7–5 4–8 13–5 12–6 6–6
Montreal 5–7 10–8 5–7 8–4 4–8 9–9 6–12 7–11 6–5 7–5 4–14
New York 5–7 7–11 4–8 7–5 7–5 9–9 13–5 10–8 7–5 4–8 10–8
Philadelphia 4-8 7–11 2–10 3–9 5–7 6–10 5–13 6–12 4–8 6–6 7–11
Pittsburgh 8–4 12–6 7–5 8–4 8–4 11–7 8–10 12–6 9–3 3–9 11–7
San Diego 7–11 3–9 8–10 8–10 5–13 5–6 5–7 8–4 3–9 5–13 4–8
San Francisco 11–7 9–3 9–9 9–9 6–12 5–7 8–4 6–6 9–3 13–5 5–7
St. Louis 6–6 9–9 4–8 10–2 6–6 14–4 8–10 11–7 7–11 8–4 7–5


Notable transactions

Roster

1971 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 Chris Cannizzaro 71 197 42 .213 5 23
1B Joe Pepitone 115 427 131 .307 16 61
2B Glenn Beckert 131 530 181 .342 2 42
SS Don Kessinger 155 617 159 .258 2 38
3B Ron Santo 154 555 148 .267 21 88
LF Billy Williams 157 594 179 .301 28 93
CF Brock Davis 106 301 77 .256 0 28
RF Johnny Callison 103 290 61 .210 8 38

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
Jim Hickman 117 383 98 .256 19 60
Paul Popovich 89 226 49 .217 4 28
Cleo James 54 150 43 .287 2 13
J.C. Martin 47 125 33 .264 2 17
José Ortiz 36 88 26 .295 0 3
Ernie Banks 39 83 16 .193 3 6
Ken Rudolph 25 76 15 .197 0 7
Danny Breeden 25 65 10 .154 0 4
Héctor Torres 31 58 13 .224 0 2
Carmen Fanzone 12 43 8 .186 2 5
Frank Fernández 17 41 7 .171 4 4
Pat Bourque 14 37 7 .189 1 3
Hal Breeden 23 36 5 .139 1 2
Gene Hiser 17 29 6 .207 0 1
Randy Hundley 9 21 7 .333 0 2
Billy North 8 16 6 .375 0 0
Ramon Webster 16 16 5 .313 0 0
Al Spangler 5 5 2 .400 0 0
Garry Jestadt 3 3 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
Fergie Jenkins 39 325.0 24 13 2.77 263
Milt Pappas 35 261.1 17 14 3.51 99
Bill Hands 36 242.1 12 18 3.42 128
Ken Holtzman 30 195.0 9 15 4.48 143
Juan Pizarro 16 101.1 7 6 3.46 67
Burt Hooton 3 21.1 2 0 2.11 22

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
Joe Decker 21 45.2 3 2 4.73 37

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
Phil Regan 48 5 5 6 3.93 28
Ron Tompkins 35 0 2 3 4.08 20
Bill Bonham 33 2 1 0 4.65 41
Ray Newman 30 1 2 2 3.52 35
Earl Stephenson 16 1 0 1 4.43 11
Jim Colborn 14 0 1 0 6.57 2
Larry Gura 6 0 0 1 6.00 2
Bob Miller 2 0 0 0 5.14 2

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tacoma Cubs Pacific Coast League Jim Marshall
AA San Antonio Missions Texas League Walt Dixon
A Quincy Cubs Midwest League Dick LeMay
Rookie Caldwell Cubs Pioneer League Sparky Davis

Notes

  1. ^ Hoyt Wilhelm at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Phil Gagliano at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Dennis Lamp at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Jim Tyrone at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Bruce Sutter at Baseball Reference

References