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DATE: 2014/03/28::
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DATE: 2012/10/23::
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DATE: 2014/07/02::
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DATE: 2015/01/30::
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DATE: 2013/10/28::
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Goodbye Mr Banks! Well Done Thou Good and faithful servant!
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DATE: 2015/01/25::
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JEFF SAMARDZIJA, CHICAGO CUBS & COACH MAYDEN
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DATE: 2013/05/29::
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DATE: 2013/12/16::
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Remembering Ernie Banks
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DATE: 2015/01/26::
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Ralph Kiner Death & Enters Hall of Fame
DATE: 2014/02/06::
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MLB 12: The Show :: Chicago Cubs Franchise Ep. 11
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DATE: 2012/01/11::
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DATE: 2015/01/06::
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NY Giants vs Chicago Cubs. June 2, 1912
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DATE: 2014/02/17::
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Remembering Chinua Achebe, Virgil Trucks, Harlon Hill, Rise Stevens
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Clubhouse Chatter-Guest-Adam Greenberg
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Watch - Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals 2015 - 2015 live stream baseball pre season baseball
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Boston Red Sox 1955, 1957, 1967, 1975, & 1978 Highlight Films Part 6
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Maris hits his 60th home run of 1961
Maris hits his 60th home run of 1961
DATE: 2014/11/13::
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Backyard Basketball Season Playthrough: Game 6 - Rim Rattlers vs. Jammers
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DATE: 2012/01/15::
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Hayden Simpson Day extended comments
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Did You Know: Chicago Cardinals
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2013/14 Season: THE WAY WEST
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Clemente
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Honey Honey BY Lee Maye 1956 Dig 124 AND  1958 CASH 1063
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Ted Williams has 4 All-Star RBI on July 8
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The History of HOUSE MUSIC at the CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM
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Chicago Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles 1956 8mm Rare Amateur Film
Chicago Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles 1956 8mm Rare Amateur Film
DATE: 2013/07/19::
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1956 1960 Chicago White Sox
1956 1960 Chicago White Sox
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ESPNLA FanSpeak - Who has a better 2nd half to the season - Dodgers or Angels?
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Historic Mansion on the Move in Chicago
Historic Mansion on the Move in Chicago
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World Series Champions
World Series Champions
DATE: 2008/06/05::
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OKLAHOMA! at Lyric Opera of Chicago
OKLAHOMA! at Lyric Opera of Chicago
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Boston Red Sox 1955, 1957, 1967, 1975, & 1978 Highlight Films Part 4
Boston Red Sox 1955, 1957, 1967, 1975, & 1978 Highlight Films Part 4
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Fireworks over Chicago - The Junkyards
Fireworks over Chicago - The Junkyards
DATE: 2011/04/06::
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2005 White Sox Postseason Highlights
2005 White Sox Postseason Highlights
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22ND ALL STAR Game in 1955
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1955 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Stan Hack
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Harry Creighton)
Local radio WIND
(Bert Wilson, Jack Quinlan, Gene Elston, Vince Lloyd)
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The 1955 Chicago Cubs season was the 83rd season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 80th in the National League and the 40th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished sixth in the National League with a record of 72–81.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • May 10, 1955: Duke Snider of the Brooklyn Dodgers hit the 200th HR of his career against the Cubs. The opposing pitcher was Warren Hacker and the home run was hit at Wrigley Field.[4]
  • May 22, 1955: Sam Jones of the Cubs became the first black pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the major leagues.[5] It was in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 98 55 -- .641
Milwaukee Braves 85 69 13.5 .552
New York Giants 80 74 18.5 .519
Philadelphia Phillies 77 77 21.5 .500
Cincinnati Redlegs 75 79 23.5 .487
Chicago Cubs 72 81 26 .471
St. Louis Cardinals 68 86 30.5 .442
Pittsburgh Pirates 60 94 38.5 .390

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1955 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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

Other batters[edit]

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
Bolger, JimJim Bolger 64 160 33 .206 0 7
Tappe, TedTed Tappe 23 50 13 .260 4 10

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jones, SamSam Jones 36 241.2 14 20 4.10 198

Other pitchers[edit]

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[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Perkowski, HarryHarry Perkowski 25 3 4 2 5.29 28
André, JohnJohn André 22 0 1 1 5.80 19
Amor, VicenteVicente Amor 4 0 1 0 4.50 3
Church, BubbaBubba Church 2 0 0 1 5.40 3
Thorpe, BobBob Thorpe 2 0 0 0 3.00 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
Open Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Bill Sweeney, Jack Warner
and Bob Scheffing
A Macon Peaches Sally League Pepper Martin and Ivy Griffin
A Des Moines Bruins Western League Les Peden and Pepper Martin
B Burlington Bees Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Hal Meek
C Vicksburg Hill Billies Cotton States League Papa Williams
C Lafayette Oilers Evangeline League Lou Klein
C Magic Valley Cowboys Pioneer League Ed McDade
D Paris Lakers Mississippi-Ohio Valley League Dick Rigazio
D Gainesville Owls/Ponca City Cubs Sooner State League Ed Carnett

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lafayette, Magic Valley

Gainesville franchise transferred to Ponca City and renamed, May 19, 1955

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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