1975 Chicago Cubs
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Owner(s)Philip K. Wrigley
General manager(s)John Holland
Manager(s)Jim Marshall
Local televisionWGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Jim West)
Local radioWGN
(Vince Lloyd, Lou Boudreau)
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The 1975 Chicago Cubs season was the 104th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 100th in the National League and the 60th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished fifth in the National League East with a record of 75–87.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 92 69 0.571 52–28 40–41
Philadelphia Phillies 86 76 0.531 51–30 35–46
New York Mets 82 80 0.506 10½ 42–39 40–41
St. Louis Cardinals 82 80 0.506 10½ 45–36 37–44
Chicago Cubs 75 87 0.463 17½ 42–39 33–48
Montreal Expos 75 87 0.463 17½ 39–42 36–45

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 3–15 12–6 8–10 8–4 4–8 5–7 4–8 7–11 8–9 3–9
Chicago 7–5 1–11 7–5 5–7 9–9 7–11 12–6 6–12 5–7 5–7 11–7
Cincinnati 15–3 11–1 13–5 8–10 8–4 8–4 7–5 6–6 11–7 13–5 8–4
Houston 6–12 5–7 5–13 6–12 8–4 4–8 6–6 6–5 9–9 5–13 4–8–1
Los Angeles 10–8 7–5 10–8 12–6 5–7 6–6 7–5 5–7 11–7 10–8 5–7
Montreal 4–8 9–9 4–8 4–8 7–5 10–8 7–11 7–11 7–5 5–7 11–7
New York 8–4 11–7 4–8 8–4 6–6 8–10 7–11 5–13 8–4 8–4 9–9
Philadelphia 7-5 6–12 5–7 6–6 5–7 11–7 11–7 11–7 7–5 7–5 10–8
Pittsburgh 8–4 12–6 6–6 5–6 7–5 11–7 13–5 7–11 8–4 5–7 10–8
San Diego 11–7 7–5 7–11 9–9 7–11 5–7 4–8 5–7 4–8 8–10 4–8
San Francisco 9–8 7–5 5–13 13–5 8–10 7–5 4–8 5–7 7–5 10–8 5–7
St. Louis 9–3 7–11 4–8 8–4–1 7–5 7–11 9–9 8–10 8–10 8–4 7–5


Notable transactions

Roster

1975 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 Steve Swisher 93 254 54 .213 1 22
1B Andre Thornton 120 372 109 .293 18 60
2B Manny Trillo 154 545 135 .248 7 70
SS Don Kessinger 154 601 146 .243 0 46
3B Bill Madlock 130 514 182 .354 7 64
LF José Cardenal 154 574 182 .317 9 68
CF Rick Monday 136 491 131 .267 17 60
RF Jerry Morales 153 578 156 .270 12 91

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
Pete LaCock 106 249 57 .229 6 30
George Mitterwald 84 200 44 .220 5 26
Rob Sperring 65 144 30 .208 1 9
Tim Hosley 62 141 36 .255 6 20
Champ Summers 76 91 21 .231 1 16
Gene Hiser 45 62 15 .242 0 6
Dave Rosello 19 58 15 .259 1 8
Vic Harris 51 56 10 .179 0 5
Joe Wallis 16 56 16 .286 1 4
Ron Dunn 32 44 7 .159 1 6
Jim Tyrone 11 22 5 .227 0 3
Adrian Garrett 16 21 2 .095 1 6

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
Ray Burris 36 238.1 15 10 4.12 108
Rick Reuschel 38 234.0 11 17 3.73 155
Bill Bonham 38 229.1 13 15 4.71 165
Steve Stone 33 214.1 12 8 3.95 139
Willie Prall 3 14.2 0 2 8.59 7
Burt Hooton 3 11.0 0 2 8.18 5

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
Tom Dettore 36 85.1 5 4 5.38 46
Geoff Zahn 16 62.2 2 7 4.45 21
Donnie Moore 4 8.2 0 0 4.15 8

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
Darold Knowles 58 6 9 15 5.81 63
Oscar Zamora 52 5 2 10 5.07 28
Ken Frailing 41 2 5 1 5.43 39
Paul Reuschel 28 1 3 5 3.50 12
Milt Wilcox 25 0 1 0 5.63 21
Bob Locker 22 0 1 0 4.96 14
Ken Crosby 9 1 0 0 3.24 6
Eddie Solomon 6 0 0 0 1.35 3
Eddie Watt 6 0 1 0 13.50 6
Buddy Schultz 6 2 0 0 6.35 4

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Wichita Aeros American Association Mike Roarke
AA Midland Cubs Texas League Doc Edwards
A Key West Conchs Florida State League Walt Dixon
Rookie GCL Cubs Gulf Coast League Jack Hiatt

LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Midland

Notes

  1. ^ Manny Trillo at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Tim Hosley at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Carmen Fanzone at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Ed Putman at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Champ Summers page on Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Geoff Zahn at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Lee Smith at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Ken Crosby at Baseball Reference

References