Chicago (N) Cubs Clubhouse
Saturday, 8/26/1944
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Chris Steele
Record: 52 Wins, 76 Losses, .406 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 26 Wins, 38 Losses
Away Record: 26 Wins, 38 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 16 Wins, 16 Losses
X-Innings Record: 5 Wins, 5 Losses
Record vs LHP: 12 Wins, 17 Losses
Record vs RHP: 40 Wins, 59 Losses
Payroll: $39,727,563 (13th)
Fan Interest: 22/100 (13th)
Batting AVG: .268 (7th)
Homeruns: 158 (5th)
Walks: 506 (6th)
Stolen Bases: 75 (9th)
Runs Scored: 662 (10th)

Pitching ERA: 5.60 (15th)
Opponents AVG: .278 (13th)
HRs Allowed: 217 (16th)
Walks Allowed: 464 (6th)
Runs Allowed: 790 (15th)
Reports & News
Batting Stats
Pitching Stats
Fielding Stats
Ratings Report
Top Prospects
Minor Leagues
Coaching Staff
Salary Report
Financial Report
Financial History
Team History
Team News
Major Transaction News
All Transaction News
Injury News
Player Development
Active Roster
Player#PosBirthdayBatsThrowsAVGHRRBISBOPS 
CATCHERS           
George Dickey19C 7/10/1915BothRight.1943100.541 
Joe Schultz57C 8/29/1918LeftRight.137060.375 
INFIELDER           
Buck Leonard911B9/8/1907LeftLeft.28614620.761 
Del Young473B5/11/1912BothRight.3000110.681 
Gil Hodges663B4/4/1924RightRight.3152776131.022 
Bonnie Serrell522B3/9/1922LeftRight.3138485.814 
Lester Lockett76SS3/26/1912RightRight.3043251.871 
Tommy Henrich231B2/20/1913LeftLeft.29021944.979 
Willie Wells63SS8/10/1905RightRight.2618429.785 
OUTFIELDER           
Vince Dimaggio62RF9/6/1912RightRight.27919796.846 
Monte Irvin34LF2/25/1919RightRight.2603170.731 
Johnny Davis95CF2/16/1918RightRight.27736802.903 
Ray Brown93CF2/23/1908BothRight.2092120.566 
Johnny Dickshot6LF1/24/1910RightRight.29912833.722 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
Bill Butland76SP3/22/1918RightRight6.224801.61 
Bill Donovan57SP7/6/1916BothLeft4.68171201.52 
Warren Spahn27SP4/23/1921LeftLeft5.38111401.46 
Verdell Mathis8SP11/18/1921LeftLeft4.60131601.37 
RELIEVERS           
Buck Ross39MR2/3/1915RightRight4.151101.44 
Vern Curtis43MR5/24/1920RightRight6.230001.46 
Bertrum Hunter74MR1/1/1911RightRight5.111001.26 
Clarence Pickrel70CL3/28/1911RightRight3.002041.78 
Paul Masterson59MR10/16/1915LeftLeft3.201121.42 
Johnny Beazley24MR5/25/1918RightRight4.760001.47 
Joe Page5MR10/28/1917LeftLeft0.001000.86 
Tired Position Players
George Dickey
Vince Dimaggio
Gil Hodges
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Howard EasterlingOUTfull season0 daysBroken Knee
Josh GibsonOUT4 weeks0 daysTorn Thigh Muscle
Lineups
LINEUP VS RHPPos
1) R J. DickshotLF
2) L B. Serrell2B
3) R G. Hodges3B
4) R V. Dimaggio1B
5) R J. DavisCF
6) L T. HenrichRF
7) R L. LockettSS
8) S G. DickeyC
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LINEUP VS RHP+DHPos
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LINEUP VS LHPPos
1) R J. DickshotLF
2) R J. DavisCF
3) L B. Leonard1B
4) R V. DimaggioRF
5) L B. Serrell2B
6) R G. Hodges3B
7) S G. DickeyC
8) R W. WellsSS
9)
LINEUP VS LHP+DHPos
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Pitching Staff
Starting Rotation
1) L V. Mathis
2) L W. Spahn
3) L B. Donovan
4) R B. Butland
5)
Mopup Reliever
1) R B. Hunter
2) R J. Beazley

Middle Reliever
1) L P. Masterson
2) R V. Curtis
3) R B. Hunter
4)
Setup Reliever
1) L J. Page
2) R B. Ross

Closer
1) R C. Pickrel
E-Mail Messages
Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1944
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Tommy Henrich



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1944
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Willie Wells



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1944
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer considerable more money.

Regards,
Clarence Pickrel



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1944
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Bertrum Hunter



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1944
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Bob Feller



Date: Wednesday, 2/1/1944
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, New York (A) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Clarence Pickrel



Date: Thursday, 2/2/1944
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Chicago (N)!

Regards,
Tommy Henrich



Date: Friday, 2/3/1944
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Chicago (N)!

Regards,
Willie Wells



Date: Friday, 2/3/1944
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
Our fans seem to be pleased by the signing of Willie Wells.
The overall fan interest increases slightly.

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Monday, 2/6/1944
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Chicago (N)!

Regards,
Bertrum Hunter



Date: Monday, 2/6/1944
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Chicago (N)!

Regards,
Bob Feller



Date: Saturday, 4/1/1944
Subject: Retirement
Hi Chief,
I think my time is running out. This will be
my last season as a professional ballplayer.

Sincerely,
Willie Wells



Date: Saturday, 4/15/1944
Subject: Vern Curtis
Vern Curtis is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Monday, 4/24/1944
Subject: Stan Galle learns new position
Stan Galle has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Second Base.
I would rate his skills as "5" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Tuesday, 4/25/1944
Subject: Boyd Bartley learns new position
Boyd Bartley has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Second Base.
I would rate his skills as "3" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Sunday, 4/30/1944
Subject: Luis Olmo learns new position
Luis Olmo has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Leftfield.
I would rate his skills as "5" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1944
Subject: Status of Sibby Sisti
Dear Sir,
Sibby Sisti has an AVG of .195 at AA Peoria Chiefs!
That's definitely no good sign. I suggest demoting him soon.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1944
Subject: Progress of Porter Vaughan
Dear Sir,
Porter Vaughan has an ERA of 3.72 at AA Peoria Chiefs!
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1944
Subject: Progress of Lou Novikoff
Dear Sir,
Lou Novikoff is hitting the ball well at AA Peoria Chiefs!
He has an AVG of .310, so you might want
to promote him soon!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1944
Subject: Progress of Ed Murphy
Dear Sir,
Ed Murphy has an AVG of .293 at A Madison Cubs!
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1944
Subject: Status of Boyd Bartley
Dear Sir,
Boyd Bartley shouldn't play at AA Peoria Chiefs!
He has an AVG of .204 over there, that might
be a sign that he has been promoted to soon. You
should demote him before he gets burned.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Wednesday, 5/10/1944
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
Our fans seem to be pleased by the signing of Clarence Pickrel.
The overall fan interest increases slightly.

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Wednesday, 5/10/1944
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
The fans are not happy that you let Roy Cullenbine go.
The overall fan interest decreases noticeably.

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Saturday, 5/20/1944
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Bertrum Hunter



Date: Monday, 5/22/1944
Subject: Lester Lockett learns new position
Lester Lockett has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "8" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Monday, 5/22/1944
Subject: Contract
Dear Sir,
I would like to negotiate a contract extension!
Please let me know if you are interested!

Regards,
Howard Easterling



Date: Monday, 5/22/1944
Subject: Extension?
Dear Sir,
I am really enjoying playing for your team.
I would be interested in a contract extension!
How about you?

Regards,
Joe Schultz



Date: Tuesday, 5/23/1944
Subject: Extension?
Dear Sir,
I am really enjoying playing for your team.
I would be interested in a contract extension!
How about you?

Regards,
Leon Day



Date: Saturday, 5/27/1944
Subject: Ed Murphy learns new position
Ed Murphy has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Rightfield.
I would rate his skills as "3" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Saturday, 5/27/1944
Subject: Playing time
Manager,
I am not very happy about my playing time recently.
I think I deserve a starting spot!

Regards,
Willie Wells



Date: Saturday, 5/27/1944
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Buck Leonard



Date: Sunday, 6/11/1944
Subject: Gil Hodges is sick...
Diagnosis: Migraine.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 2 days.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Saturday, 7/15/1944
Subject: Josh Gibson healing process
Josh Gibson is not recovering as fast as I have
hoped! So expect his injury to last about 7 more days.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Sunday, 7/16/1944
Subject: Progress of Connie Johnson
Dear Sir,
Connie Johnson is doing pretty good at AA Peoria Chiefs!
He has an ERA of 3.64, so you might want
to promote him soon!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Tuesday, 7/25/1944
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
Our fans seem to be pleased by the signing of Lefty Gomez.
The overall fan interest increases slightly.

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Tuesday, 7/25/1944
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
The fans are happy that you acquired Warren Spahn.
The overall fan interest increases noticeably.

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Thursday, 8/3/1944
Subject: Stuart Jones
Stuart Jones is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Tuesday, 8/8/1944
Subject: Progress of Ed Murphy
Dear Sir,
Ed Murphy has nothing more to prove at AA Peoria Chiefs!
He has an AVG of .321 over there, so I think
a promotion wouldn't hurt him at all.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 8/14/1944
Subject: Status of Earl Naylor
Dear Sir,
Earl Naylor seems overmatched at AA Peoria Chiefs!
He has an ERA of 5.25 over there, so I think
you should demote him.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Friday, 8/18/1944
Subject: Ralph Branca
Ralph Branca is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor




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