1912 Chicago Cubs season

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1912 Chicago Cubs
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Owner(s) Charles Murphy
Manager(s) Frank Chance
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The 1912 Chicago Cubs season was the 41st season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 37th in the National League and the 20th at West Side Park. The Cubs finished third in the National League with a record of 91–59. Third baseman Heinie Zimmerman led the circuit in home runs, batting average, and slugging percentage.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 103 48 0.682 49–25 54–23
Pittsburgh Pirates 93 58 0.616 10 44–31 49–27
Chicago Cubs 91 59 0.607 11½ 46–30 45–29
Cincinnati Reds 75 78 0.490 29 45–32 30–46
Philadelphia Phillies 73 79 0.480 30½ 34–41 39–38
St. Louis Cardinals 63 90 0.412 41 37–40 26–50
Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers 58 95 0.379 46 33–43 25–52
Boston Braves 52 101 0.340 52 31–47 21–54


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1912 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–13 5–17 11–11 3–18–1 10–12 4–18–1 10–12
Brooklyn 13–9 5–17 6–16 6–16 9–13 8–14 11–10
Chicago 17–5 17–5 11–10–1 13–9–1 10–10 8–13 15–7
Cincinnati 11–11 16–6 10–11–1 6–16–1 8–14 11–11 13–9
New York 18–3–1 16–6 9–13–1 16–6–1 17–5 12–8 15–7
Philadelphia 12–10 13–9 10–10 14–8 5–17 8–14 11–11
Pittsburgh 18–4–1 14–8 13–8 11–11 8–12 14–8 15–7
St. Louis 12–10 10–11 7–15 9–13 7–15 11–11 7–15


Roster[edit]

1912 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

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
C Jimmy Archer 120 385 109 .283 5 58
1B Vic Saier 122 451 130 .288 2 61
2B Johnny Evers 143 478 163 .341 1 63
3B Heinie Zimmerman 145 557 207 .372 14 99
SS Joe Tinker 142 550 155 .282 0 75
LF Jimmy Sheckard 146 523 128 .245 3 47
CF Tommy Leach 82 265 64 .242 2 32
RF Frank Schulte 139 553 146 .264 12 64

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
Ward Miller 86 241 74 .307 0 22
Dick Cotter 26 54 15 .278 0 10
Frank Chance 2 5 1 .200 0 0
Harry Chapman 1 4 1 .250 0 1
George Yantz 1 1 1 1.000 0 0

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
Larry Cheney 42 303.1 26 10 2.85 140
Jimmy Lavender 42 251.2 16 13 3.04 109
Lew Richie 39 238 16 8 2.95 69

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
Charlie Smith 20 94 7 4 4.21 47
Mordecai Brown 15 88.2 5 6 2.64 34
Lefty Leifield 13 70.2 7 2 2.42 23
King Cole 8 19 1 2 10.89 9
Grover Lowdermilk 2 13 0 1 9.69 8

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
Ensign Cottrell 1 0 0 0 9.00 1
Bill Powell 1 0 0 0 9.00 0

Awards and honors[edit]

League top five finishers[edit]

Larry Cheney

  • #1 wins (26)

Johnny Evers

  • #2 on-base percentage (.431)
  • #4 batting average (.341)

Frank Schulte

  • #2 home runs (12)

Heinie Zimmerman

  • #1 batting average (.372)
  • #1 home runs (14)
  • #1 slugging percentage (.571)
  • #3 runs batted in (99)
  • #5 on-base percentage (.418)

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