1918 Chicago Cubs season

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1918 Chicago Cubs
1918 National League Champions
Flag Day game at the Polo Grounds, Giants vs. Cubs on June 14, 1918.jpg
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Weeghman
Manager(s) Fred Mitchell
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The 1918 Chicago Cubs season was the 47th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 43rd in the National League and the 3rd at Wrigley Field (then known as "Weeghman Park"). The Cubs finished first in the National League with a record of 84–45, 10.5 games ahead of the second place New York Giants. The team was defeated four games to two by the Boston Red Sox in the 1918 World Series.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 84 45 0.651 49–25 35–20
New York Giants 71 53 0.573 10½ 35–21 36–32
Cincinnati Reds 68 60 0.531 15½ 46–24 22–36
Pittsburgh Pirates 65 60 0.520 17 42–28 23–32
Brooklyn Robins 57 69 0.452 25½ 33–21 24–48
Philadelphia Phillies 55 68 0.447 26 27–29 28–39
Boston Braves 53 71 0.427 28½ 23–29 30–42
St. Louis Cardinals 51 78 0.395 33 32–40 19–38


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1918 National League Records

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


Roster[edit]

1918 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Bill Killefer 104 331 77 .233 0 22
1B Fred Merkle 129 482 143 .297 3 65
2B Rollie Zeider 82 251 56 .223 0 26
SS Charlie Hollocher 131 509 161 .316 2 38
3B Charlie Deal 119 414 99 .239 2 34
OF Dode Paskert 127 461 132 .286 3 59
OF Les Mann 129 489 141 .288 2 55
OF Max Flack 123 478 123 .257 4 41

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
Turner Barber 55 123 29 .236 0 10
Bob O'Farrell 52 113 32 .283 1 14
Charlie Pick 29 89 29 .326 0 12
Pete Kilduff 30 93 19 .204 0 13
Bill McCabe 29 45 8 .178 0 5
Fred Lear 2 1 0 .000 0 0
Tom Daly 1 1 0 .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
Hippo Vaughn 35 290.1 22 10 1.74 148
Lefty Tyler 33 269.1 19 8 2.00 102
Claude Hendrix 32 233 20 7 2.78 86
Phil Douglas 25 156.2 10 9 2.13 51

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
Speed Martin 9 53.2 5 2 1.84 16
Pete Alexander 3 26 2 1 1.73 15
Vic Aldridge 3 12.1 0 1 1.46 10
Buddy Napier 1 6.2 0 0 5.40 2

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
Paul Carter 21 3 2 2 2.71 13
Roy Walker 13 1 3 1 2.70 20
Harry Weaver 8 2 2 1 2.20 9

1918 World Series[edit]

AL Boston Red Sox (4) vs. NL Chicago Cubs (2)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Red Sox – 1, Cubs – 0 September 5 Comiskey Park 19,274
2 Red Sox – 1, Cubs – 3 September 6 Comiskey Park 20,040
3 Red Sox – 2, Cubs – 1 September 7 Comiskey Park 27,054
4 Cubs – 2, Red Sox – 3 September 9 Fenway Park 22,183
5 Cubs – 3, Red Sox – 0 September 10 Fenway Park 24,694
6 Cubs – 1, Red Sox – 2 September 11 Fenway Park 15,238

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