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1931 Chicago Cubs
Major league affiliations
Location
1931 Information
Owner(s) William Wrigley Jr.
Manager(s) Rogers Hornsby
Local television none
Local radio WCFL
(John O'Hara)
WGN
(Bob Elson)
WBBM
WMAQ
WLS
WJJD
WENR

The 1931 Chicago Cubs season would be one of Rogers Hornsby's last productive seasons. He managed to hit 90 RBI and 37 doubles in only 100 games, while batting for an average of .331. He led the league in on-base percentage (.421), for the ninth and last time in his career.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 101 53 -- .656
New York Giants 87 65 13 .572
Chicago Cubs 84 70 17 .545
Brooklyn Robins 79 73 21 .520
Pittsburgh Pirates 75 79 26 .487
Philadelphia Phillies 66 88 35 .429
Boston Braves 64 90 37 .416
Cincinnati Reds 58 96 43 .377

Notable transactions

Roster

1931 Chicago Cubs roster
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
2B Hornsby, RogersRogers Hornsby 100 357 118 .331 16 90

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
Hemsley, RollieRollie Hemsley 66 204 63 .309 3 31
Moore, JohnnyJohnny Moore 39 104 25 .240 2 16
Grace, EarlEarl Grace 7 9 1 .111 0 1
Taylor, ZackZack Taylor 8 4 1 .250 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Smith, BobBob Smith 36 240.1 15 12 3.22 63

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Baecht, EdEd Baecht 22 67 2 4 3.76 34
Warneke, LonLon Warneke 20 64.1 2 4 3.22 27
Blake, SheriffSheriff Blake 16 50 0 4 5.22 29

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Jack Lelivelt
D Bisbee Bees Arizona-Texas League Roy Johnson

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Notes

  1. ^ Bob Smith page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Earl Grace page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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