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A Championship Legacy: 1953
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1955 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
General manager(s) Wid Matthews
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 84th 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 12, 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 Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Dodgers 98 55 0.641 56–21 42–34
Milwaukee Braves 85 69 0.552 13½ 46–31 39–38
New York Giants 80 74 0.519 18½ 44–35 36–39
Philadelphia Phillies 77 77 0.500 21½ 46–31 31–46
Cincinnati Redlegs 75 79 0.487 23½ 46–31 29–48
Chicago Cubs 72 81 0.471 26 43–33 29–48
St. Louis Cardinals 68 86 0.442 30½ 41–36 27–50
Pittsburgh Pirates 60 94 0.390 38½ 36–39 24–55


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1955 National League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BR CHC CIN MIL NYG PHI PIT STL
Brooklyn 14–7–1 12–10 15–7 13–9 16–6 14–8 14–8
Chicago 7–14–1 11–11 7–15 12–10 10–12 11–11 14–8
Cincinnati 10–12 11–11 9–13 9–13 11–11 14–8 11–11
Milwaukee 7–15 15–7 13–9 14–8 14–8 11–11 11–11
New York 9–13 10–12 13–9 8–14 10–12 17–5 13–9
Philadelphia 6–16 12–10 11–11 8–14 12–10 15–7 13–9
Pittsburgh 8–14 11–11 8–14 11–11 5–17 7–15 10–12
St. Louis 8–14 8–14 11–11 11–11 9–13 9–13 12–10


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]

  1. ^ Jim Bolger at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Ralph Kiner at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Jim King at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Duke Snider | The Baseball Page
  5. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 198, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  6. ^ Lloyd Merriman at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ Owen Friend at Baseball-Reference
  8. ^ George Altman at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ J. C. Hartman at Baseball-Reference

References[edit]

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