1975 Chicago Cubs season

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1975 Chicago Cubs
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Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Philip K. Wrigley
General manager(s)John Holland
Manager(s)Jim Marshall
Local televisionWGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Jim West)
Local radioWGN
(Vince Lloyd, Lou Boudreau)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1975 Chicago Cubs season was the 104th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 100th in the National League and the 60th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished fifth in the National League East with a record of 75–87.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 92 69 0.571 52–28 40–41
Philadelphia Phillies 86 76 0.531 51–30 35–46
New York Mets 82 80 0.506 10½ 42–39 40–41
St. Louis Cardinals 82 80 0.506 10½ 45–36 37–44
Chicago Cubs 75 87 0.463 17½ 42–39 33–48
Montreal Expos 75 87 0.463 17½ 39–42 36–45

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1975 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 5–7 3–15 12–6 8–10 8–4 4–8 5–7 4–8 7–11 8–9 3–9
Chicago 7–5 1–11 7–5 5–7 9–9 7–11 12–6 6–12 5–7 5–7 11–7
Cincinnati 15–3 11–1 13–5 8–10 8–4 8–4 7–5 6–6 11–7 13–5 8–4
Houston 6–12 5–7 5–13 6–12 8–4 4–8 6–6 6–5 9–9 5–13 4–8–1
Los Angeles 10–8 7–5 10–8 12–6 5–7 6–6 7–5 5–7 11–7 10–8 5–7
Montreal 4–8 9–9 4–8 4–8 7–5 10–8 7–11 7–11 7–5 5–7 11–7
New York 8–4 11–7 4–8 8–4 6–6 8–10 7–11 5–13 8–4 8–4 9–9
Philadelphia 7-5 6–12 5–7 6–6 5–7 11–7 11–7 11–7 7–5 7–5 10–8
Pittsburgh 8–4 12–6 6–6 5–6 7–5 11–7 13–5 7–11 8–4 5–7 10–8
San Diego 11–7 7–5 7–11 9–9 7–11 5–7 4–8 5–7 4–8 8–10 4–8
San Francisco 9–8 7–5 5–13 13–5 8–10 7–5 4–8 5–7 7–5 10–8 5–7
St. Louis 9–3 7–11 4–8 8–4–1 7–5 7–11 9–9 8–10 8–10 8–4 7–5


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1975 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
1B Andre Thornton 120 372 109 .293 18 60
2B Manny Trillo 154 545 135 .248 7 70
3B Bill Madlock 130 514 182 .354 7 64
LF José Cardenal 154 574 182 .317 9 68

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
Tim Hosley 62 141 36 .255 6 20
Champ Summers 76 91 21 .231 1 16
Vic Harris 51 56 10 .179 0 5
Joe Wallis 16 56 16 .286 1 4
Jim Tyrone 11 22 5 .227 0 3

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
Ray Burris 36 238.1 15 10 4.12 108
Rick Reuschel 38 234 11 17 3.73 155
Bill Bonham 38 229.1 13 15 4.71 165
Willie Prall 3 14.2 0 2 8.59 7
Burt Hooton 3 11 0 2 8.18 5

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
Tom Dettore 36 85.1 5 4 5.38 46
Geoff Zahn 16 62.2 2 7 4.45 21
Donnie Moore 4 8.2 0 0 4.15 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
Darold Knowles 58 6 9 15 5.81 63
Oscar Zamora 52 5 2 10 5.07 28
Ken Frailing 41 2 5 1 5.43 39
Paul Reuschel 28 1 3 5 3.50 12
Bob Locker 22 0 1 0 4.96 14
Ken Crosby 9 1 0 0 3.24 6
Eddie Solomon 6 0 0 0 1.35 3
Buddy Schultz 6 2 0 0 6.35 4

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Wichita Aeros American Association Mike Roarke
AA Midland Cubs Texas League Doc Edwards
A Key West Conchs Florida State League Walt Dixon
Rookie GCL Cubs Gulf Coast League Jack Hiatt

LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Midland

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Manny Trillo at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Tim Hosley at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Carmen Fanzone at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Ed Putman at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Champ Summers page on Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Geoff Zahn at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Lee Smith at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Ken Crosby at Baseball Reference

References[edit]

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.
  • 1975 Chicago Cubs season at Baseball Reference