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1942 Chicago Cubs Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 68-86
Finished 6th in the NL
Attendance: 695,335, Avg. 11,399
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Manager: Jimmie Wilson (68-86)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1942 Chicago Cubs Statistics
1942 Chicago Cubs Results

The Chicago Cubs of the National League ended the 1942 season with a record of 68 wins and 86 losses, finishing sixth in the NL.

The Cubs scored 591 runs and yielded 665 runs. Bill Nicholson led Chicago with 21 home runs and accounted for 78 RBI. Stan Hack and Lou Novikoff paced all regular batters with a .300 average. Claude Passeau topped the team with 19 wins and a team-best 2.68 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Jimmie Wilson coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Joe BerryPLRDecember 16, 19045'10"145Huntsville, AR USA
Hi BithornPRRMarch 18, 19166'1"200Santurce, P.R.
Cy Block3BRRMay 4, 19196'0"180Brooklyn, NY USA
Bob BowmanPRROctober 3, 19105'10"160Keystone, WV USA
Phil CavarrettaCFLLJuly 19, 19165'11"175Chicago, IL USA
Babe Dahlgren1BRRJune 15, 19126'0"190San Francisco, CA USA
Dom DallessandroOFLLOctober 3, 19135'6"168Reading, PA USA
Vallie EavesPRRSeptember 6, 19116'2"180Allen, OK USA
Paul EricksonPRRDecember 14, 19156'2"200Zion, IL USA
Dick ErricksonPLRMarch 5, 19126'1"175Vineland, NJ USA
Marv FeldermanCRRDecember 20, 19156'1"187Bellevue, IA USA
Bill FlemingPRRJuly 31, 19136'0"190Rowland, CA USA
Jesse FloresPRRNovember 2, 19145'10"175Guadalajara, Ja Mexico
Jimmie Foxx1BRROctober 22, 19076'0"195Sudlersville, MD USA
Charlie GilbertCFLLJuly 8, 19195'9"165New Orleans, LA USA
Paul GillespieCLRSeptember 18, 19206'3"195Sugar Valley, GA USA
Stan Hack3BLRDecember 6, 19096'0"170Sacramento, CA USA
Ed HanyzewskiPRRSeptember 18, 19206'1"200Union Mills, IN USA
Chico HernandezCRRJanuary 3, 19166'0"195La Habana, La Cuba
Emil KushPRRNovember 4, 19165'11"185Chicago, IL USA
Bill LeePRROctober 21, 19096'3"195Plaquemine, LA USA
Peanuts LowreyCFRRAugust 27, 19175'8"170Culver City, CA USA
Clyde McCulloughCRRMarch 4, 19175'11"180Nashville, TN USA
Lennie MerulloSSRRMay 5, 19175'11"166Boston, MA USA
Jake MootyPRRApril 13, 19125'10"170Bennett, TX USA
Bill NicholsonRFLRDecember 11, 19146'0"205Chestertown, MD USA
Lou NovikoffLFRROctober 12, 19155'10"185Glendale, AZ USA
Vern OlsenPRLMarch 16, 19186'0"175Hillsboro, OR USA
Claude PasseauPRRApril 9, 19096'3"198Waynesboro, MS USA
Whitey PlattCFRRAugust 21, 19206'1"190West Palm Beach, FL USA
Tot PressnellPRRAugust 8, 19065'10"175Findlay, OH USA
Marv RickertCFLRJanuary 8, 19216'2"195Longbranch, WA USA
Rip Russell1BRRJanuary 26, 19156'1"180Los Angeles, CA USA
Bob ScheffingCRRAugust 11, 19136'2"180Overland, MO USA
Johnny SchmitzPRLNovember 27, 19206'0"170Wausau, WI USA
Lou Stringer2BRRMay 13, 19175'11"173Grand Rapids, MI USA
Bobby Sturgeon2BRRAugust 6, 19196'0"175Clinton, IN USA
Lon WarnekePRRMarch 28, 19096'2"185Mount Ida, AR USA
Hank WysePRRMarch 1, 19185'11"185Lunsford, AR USA