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1962 Chicago Cubs season

1962 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Wrigley Field (since 1916)
  • Chicago, Illinois (since 1871)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
    Manager(s) Lou Klein, El Tappe, Charlie Metro
    Local television WGN-TV
    (Jack Brickhouse, Vince Lloyd)
    Local radio WGN
    (Jack Quinlan, Lou Boudreau)
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    The 1962 Chicago Cubs season was the 90th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 87th in the National League and the 47th at Wrigley Field. In the second season under their College of Coaches, the Cubs finished ninth in the National League with a record of 59–103, 42½ games behind the NL Champion San Francisco Giants. The Cubs finished ahead of the expansion New York Mets and behind the expansion Houston Colt .45s in the NL's first-ever 162-game season.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    National League W L GB Pct.
    San Francisco Giants 103 62 -- .624
    Los Angeles Dodgers 102 63 1 .618
    Cincinnati Reds 98 64 3.5 .605
    Pittsburgh Pirates 93 68 8 .578
    Milwaukee Braves 86 76 15.5 .531
    St. Louis Cardinals 84 78 17.5 .519
    Philadelphia Phillies 81 80 20 .503
    Houston Colt .45s 64 96 36.5 .400
    Chicago Cubs 59 103 42.5 .364
    New York Mets 40 120 60.5 .250

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1962 Chicago Cubs
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    Head Coach

    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
    LF Williams, BillyBilly Williams 159 618 184 .298 22 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
    Landrum, DonDon Landrum 83 238 67 .282 1 15
    Grammas, AlexAlex Grammas 23 60 14 .233 0 3
    Smith, BobBob Smith 13 29 5 .172 0 2
    Robertson, DarylDaryl Robertson 9 19 2 .105 0 2
    Taylor, SammySammy Taylor 7 15 2 .133 0 1
    McAnany, JimJim McAnany 7 6 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
    Buhl, BobBob Buhl 34 212 12 13 3.69 109

    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

    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
    Anderson, BobBob Anderson 57 2 7 4 5.02 82
    Balsamo, TonyTony Balsamo 18 0 1 0 6.44 27
    Brewer, JimJim Brewer 6 0 1 0 9.53 1

    Farm system

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    Notes

    References