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1940 Chicago Cubs
Major league affiliations
Location
1940 Information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
General Manager(s) James Gallagher
Manager(s) Gabby Hartnett
Local television none
Local radio WGN
(Bob Elson)
WBBM
(John Harrington, Pat Flanagan)
WJJD
(Charlie Grimm, Lew Fonseca)
WCFL
(Hal Totten, Jimmy Dudley)

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 100 53 -- .654
Brooklyn Dodgers 88 65 12 .575
St. Louis Cardinals 84 69 16 .549
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 76 22.5 .506
Chicago Cubs 75 79 25.5 .487
New York Giants 72 80 37.5 .474
Boston Bees 65 87 34.5 .428
Philadelphia Phillies 50 103 50 .327

Roster

1940 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
3B Hack, StanStan Hack 149 603 191 .317 8 40
OF Nicholson, BillBill Nicholson 135 491 146 .297 25 98

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
Dallessandro, DomDom Dallessandro 107 287 77 .268 1 36
Hartnett, GabbyGabby Hartnett 37 64 17 .266 1 12

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
French, LarryLarry French 40 246 14 14 3.29 107
Lee, BillBill Lee 37 211.1 9 17 5.03 70
Dean, DizzyDizzy Dean 10 54 3 3 5.17 18

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
Olsen, VernVern Olsen 34 172.2 13 9 2.97 71
Mooty, JakeJake Mooty 20 114 6 6 2.92 42

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
Bryant, ClayClay Bryant 8 0 1 0 4.78 5
Bonetti, JulioJulio Bonetti 1 0 0 0 20.25 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Jigger Statz
A1 Tulsa Oilers Texas League Roy Johnson
B Moline Plow Boys Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Mike Gazella
C St. Joseph Saints Western Association Keith Frazier
D Greeneville Burley Cubs Appalachian League Sam Alexander and Hubert Stolper

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: St. Joseph[2]

Notes

  1. ^ Jake Mooty page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

References


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