1936 Chicago Cubs season

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1936 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Charlie Grimm
Local radio WGN
(Bob Elson)
WBBM
WCFL
(Hal Totten)
WIND
(Russ Hodges)
WJJD
(John O'Hara)
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The 1936 Chicago Cubs season was the 65th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 61st in the National League and the 21st at Wrigley Field. The Cubs tied with the St. Louis Cardinals for second in the National League with a record of 87–67.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 92 62 0.597 52–26 40–36
St. Louis Cardinals 87 67 0.565 5 43–33 44–34
Chicago Cubs 87 67 0.565 5 50–27 37–40
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 0.545 8 46–30 38–40
Cincinnati Reds 74 80 0.481 18 42–34 32–46
Boston Bees 71 83 0.461 21 35–43 36–40
Brooklyn Dodgers 67 87 0.435 25 37–40 30–47
Philadelphia Phillies 54 100 0.351 38 30–48 24–52

Record vs. opponents

1936 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 10–12–2 6–16 13–9 9–13 12–10 8–14–1 13–9
Brooklyn 12–10–2 7–15 9–13 9–13 12–10 9–13 9–13
Chicago 16–6 15–7 10–12 11–11 16–6 10–12 9–13
Cincinnati 9–13 13–9 12–10 9–13 13–9 8–14 10–12
New York 13–9 13–9 11–11 13–9 17–5 15–7 10–12
Philadelphia 10–12 10–12 6–16 9–13 5–17 7–15 7–15
Pittsburgh 14–8–1 13–9 12–10 14–8 7–15 15–7 9–13–1
St. Louis 9–13 13–9 13–9 12–10 12–10 15–7 13–9–1


Roster

1936 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
2B Billy Herman 153 632 211 .334 5 93
OF Ethan Allen 93 373 110 .295 3 39
C Gabby Hartnett 121 424 130 .307 7 64

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
Johnny Gill 70 174 44 .253 7 28
Charlie Grimm 39 132 33 .250 1 16
Chuck Klein 29 109 32 .294 5 18

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
Tex Carleton 35 197.1 14 10 3.65 88
Curt Davis 24 153 11 9 3.00 52

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
Larry French 43 252.1 18 9 3.39 104

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
Clay Bryant 26 1 2 0 3.30 35
Fabian Kowalik 6 0 2 1 6.75 1

Awards and honors

Records

  • Billy Herman, National League record, most doubles in one season by a second baseman (Herman tied his own record that he set in 1935) (57)[2]

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Jack Lelivelt
B Portsmouth Cubs Piedmont League Pip Koehler
C Ponca City Angels Western Association Mike Gazella

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Ponca City[3]

Notes

  1. ^ SI.com - Statitudes - Statitudes: Opening Day 2002, By the Numbers - Sunday March 30, 2003 01:50 AM
  2. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 90, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

References

  • 1936 Chicago Cubs season at Baseball Reference
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