1912 Chicago Cubs season

1912 Chicago Cubs season

The 1912 Chicago Cubs season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Cubs finishing third in the National League.

Third baseman Heinie Zimmerman led the circuit in home runs, batting average, and slugging percentage.

Regular season

Season standings


Roster

1912 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 Archer, JimmyJimmy Archer 120 385 109 .283 5 58
1B Saier, VicVic Saier 122 451 130 .288 2 61
2B Evers, JohnnyJohnny Evers 143 478 163 .341 1 63
3B Zimmerman, HeinieHeinie Zimmerman 145 557 207 .372 14 99
SS Tinker, JoeJoe Tinker 142 550 155 .282 0 75
LF Sheckard, JimmyJimmy Sheckard 146 523 128 .245 3 47
CF Leach, TommyTommy Leach 82 265 64 .242 2 32
RF Schulte, FrankFrank Schulte 139 553 146 .264 12 64

Other batters

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
Miller, WardWard Miller 86 241 74 .307 0 22
Cotter, DickDick Cotter 26 54 15 .278 0 10
Chance, FrankFrank Chance 2 5 1 .200 0 0
Chapman, HarryHarry Chapman 1 4 1 .250 0 1
Yantz, GeorgeGeorge Yantz 1 1 1 1.000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Cheney, LarryLarry Cheney 42 303.1 26 10 2.85 140
Lavender, JimmyJimmy Lavender 42 251.2 16 13 3.04 109
Richie, LewLew Richie 39 238 16 8 2.95 69

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Smith, CharlieCharlie Smith 20 94 7 4 4.21 47
Brown, MordecaiMordecai Brown 15 88.2 5 6 2.64 34
Leifield, LeftyLefty Leifield 13 70.2 7 2 2.42 23
Cole, KingKing Cole 8 19 1 2 10.89 9
Lowdermilk, GroverGrover Lowdermilk 2 13 0 1 9.69 8

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Cottrell, EnsignEnsign Cottrell 1 0 0 0 9.00 1
Powell, BillBill Powell 1 0 0 0 9.00 0

Awards and honors

League top five finishers

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)

External links

  • 1912 Chicago Cubs season at Baseball Reference