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2013 Cubs Media Guide v3

2013 Cubs Media Guide v3

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The Cubs scored a club-record 16 Opening Day runs in both
2005 and 2006.

In 2005, Chicago used an Opening Day-record 23 hits in a
16-6 win at Arizona on April 4 ... Aramis Ramirez drove in four
runs while Derrek Lee added fve RBI.

In 2006, the Cubs beat the Reds, 16-7, on April 3 at Cincin-
nati ... Chicago used a seven-run sixth inning to break a 5-5
deadlock en route to the season-opening victory.

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ROOKIE BATTING RECORDS

Games: 160 ...........................................................................Ken Hubbs (1962)
At-Bats: 661 ..........................................................................Ken Hubbs (1962)
Batting Average: .352 ...........................................................Hack Miller (1922)
Runs Scored: 103 ...........................................................Ryne Sandberg (1982)
Hits: 206 .............................................................................Billy Herman (1932)
Singles: 156 .......................................................................Billy Herman (1932)
Doubles: 42 ........................................................................Billy Herman (1932)
Triples: 14 ..........................................................................Frank Schulte (1905)
Extra-Base Hits: 60............................................................Geovany Soto (2008)
Home Runs: 25 ..................................................................Billy Williams (1961)
Total Bases: 265 .................................................................Billy Herman (1932)
Runs Batted In: 86 .........................Billy Williams (1961), Geovany Soto (2008)
Stolen Bases: 43 .........................................................George Grantham (1923)
Bases on Balls: 92 ............................................................Eddie Stanky (1943)
Strikeouts: 143 .................................................................Byron Browne (1966)
Consecutive-Game Hitting Streak: 30 .............................Jerome Walton (1989)

CLUB SINGLE-SEASON BATTING RECORDS

Highest Batting Average: .309...................................................................1930
Lowest Batting Average: .236 ...................................1981 (Shortened Season)
.238 ........................................................1963, 1965
Most At-Bats: 5,675 ..................................................................................1988
Fewest At-Bats: 3,546 ...............................................1981 (Shortened Season)
4,581 ...............................................................................1919
Most Runs Scored: 998 .............................................................................1930
Fewest Runs Scored: 370 ..........................................1981 (Shortened Season)
454 ..........................................................................1919
Most Hits: 1,722 .......................................................................................1930
Fewest Hits: 838........................................................1981 (Shortened Season)
1,174 ....................................................................................1919
Most Doubles: 340 ..........................................................................1931, 2007
Fewest Doubles: 133 .................................................................................1902
Most Triples: 101 ......................................................................................1911
Fewest Triples: 19 .....................................................................................1996
Most Home Runs: 235 ...............................................................................2004
Fewest Home Runs: 6 ................................................................................1902
Consecutive Games with Home Runs: 17 ...............................1998 (8/19-9/5)
Start of Season: +13 ..............................................................1954 (4/13-5/2)
Grand Slams: 9 ..........................................................................................1929
Most Runs Batted In: 940 .........................................................................1930
Fewest Runs Batted In: 348 ......................................1981 (Shortened Season)
387 ......................................................................1919
Most Total Bases: 2,684 ............................................................................1930
Fewest Total Bases: 1,205 .........................................1981 (Shortened Season)
1,455 .........................................................................1902
Most Extra-Base Hits: 572 ........................................................................2004
Fewest Extra-Base Hits: 179 .....................................................................1902
Highest Slugging Percentage: *.481 .........................................................1930
Lowest Slugging Percentage: .299 ............................................................1902
Most Sacrifce Hits: 270 .........................................................................1908
Most Sacrifce Flies: 66 ..........................................................................1975
Most Stolen Bases: 283 ............................................................................1906
Fewest Stolen Bases: 22 ...........................................................................1947
Most Caught Stealing: *149 .....................................................................1924
Most Bases on Balls: 650 .........................................................................1975
Fewest Bases on Balls: 298 ............................................................1904, 1919
Most Strikeouts: 1,269 .............................................................................2002
Fewest Strikeouts: 343..............................................1918 (Shortened Season)
359 ..............................................................................1919
Most Hit By Pitch: 66 ................................................................................2001
Fewest Hit By Pitch: 13 ...................................................................1956, 1981
Most Sacrifce Bunts (Since 1954): 117 ..................................................2001
Most Grounded into Double Plays: 161.....................................................1933
Fewest Grounded into Double Plays: 78 ....................1981 (Shortened Season)
87 ....................................................1991
Most Left on Base: 1,262..........................................................................1975
Fewest Left on Base: 721 ..........................................1981 (Shortened Season)
956 .........................................................................1995
Most Times Shut Out: 22 .................................................................1915, 1968
Fewest Times Shut Out: 4 ........................................seven times, last time 2001

+Major League Record … *National League Record
++Ties Major League Record … **Ties National League Record

ONLY CUBS TO

HOMER IN FIRST MAJOR LEAGUE AT-BAT

Paul Gillespie: 9/11/1942 @ N.Y. Giants
Frank Ernaga: 5/24/1957 vs. Milwaukee Braves (frst PA)
Cuno Barragan: 9/1/1961 vs. San Francisco (frst PA)
Carmelo Martinez: 8/22/1983 vs. Cincinnati
Jim Bullinger: 6/8/1992 @ St. Louis (frst pitch)
Starlin Castro: 5/7/2010 @ Cincinnati

HOMER IN CONSECUTIVE PINCH-HIT AT-BATS

Dale Long: 8/13-8/14/1959
Carmen Fanzone: 7/31-9/10/1974
Darrin Jackson: 8/14-8/16/1988
Henry Rodriguez: 4/29-5/10/2000

HIT GRAND SLAMS IN CONSECUTIVE GAMES

Sammy Sosa: 7/27-7/28/1998

HIT TWO GRAND SLAMS IN SAME GAME

8/16/1890 vs. Pittsburgh: Tom Burns and Malachi Kittridge
6/3/1987 vs. Houston: Brian Dayett and Keith Moreland

HIT TWO PINCH-HOMERS IN SAME GAME

6/9/1954 vs. Philadelphia: Joe Garagiola and Bill Serena
9/10/1974 vs. Pittsburgh: Carmen Fanzone and Jim Tyrone
8/23/1975 vs. Houston: Champ Summers and Rick Monday
7/13/1997 vs. St. Louis: Jose Hernandez and Kevin Orie
9/12/1998 vs. Milwaukee: Tyler Houston and Orlando Merced

HIT THREE CONSECUTIVE HOME RUNS

8/11/1941 @ St. Louis:
Phil Cavarretta, Stan Hack and Bill Nicholson (5th inn.)
4/16/1955 @ St. Louis:
Randy Jackson, Ernie Banks and Dee Fondy (2nd inn.)
5/17/1977 vs. San Diego:
Larry Biittner, Bobby Murcer and Jerry Morales (5th inn.)
9/6/1993 @ Philadelphia:
Steve Buechele, Willie Wilson and Steve Lake (6th inn.)
4/19/1996 vs. San Francisco:
Brian McRae, Ryne Sandberg and Mark Grace (6th inn.)
8/10/1998 @ San Francisco:
Sammy Sosa, Mark Grace and Henry Rodriguez (5th inn.)
6/18/1999 @ San Francisco:
Sammy Sosa, Mark Grace and Henry Rodriguez (8th inn.)
9/29/2001 vs. Houston:
Fred McGriff, Rondell White and Todd Hundley (1st inn.)
6/24/2003 vs. Milwaukee:
Kerry Wood, Mark Grudzielanek and Alex Gonzalez (6th inn.)
9/15/2004 vs. Pittsburgh:
Derrek Lee, Sammy Sosa and Michael Barrett (1st inn.)

HIT BACK-TO-BACK HOMERS TWICE IN SAME GAME

4/16/1955 @ St. Louis:
Ernie Banks and Dee Fondy (2nd and 6th innings)

CUBS TWO-GAME RECORDS
Most Hits:
12 ...............Cal McVey, 7/22-7/25/1876 (6, 6)
Since 1900: 9 .........Billy Williams, 5/14-5/15/1967 (5, 4)
Sammy Sosa, 6/30-7/2/1993 (3, 6)
Most Home Runs: 5 ........Cap Anson, 8/6-8/7/1884 (3, 2)
Billy Williams, 9/8-9/10/1968 (2, 3)
Dave Kingman, 7/27-7/28/1979 (2, 3)
Most RBI: 14 ..........Sammy Sosa, 8/10-8/11/2002 (9, 5)

CUBS DOUBLEHEADER RECORDS
Most Hits:
8 .....Frank Demaree, 8/21/1935 @ Philadelphia
Frank Demaree, 7/5/1937 vs. St. Louis
Ken Hubbs, 5/20/1962 @ Philadelphia
Billy Williams, 7/11/1972 vs. Houston
Most Home Runs: 4 ............Clyde McCullough, 7/26/1942
@ Philadelphia
Bill Nicholson, 7/23/1944 @ N.Y. Giants
Adolfo Phillips, 6/11/1967 vs. N.Y. Mets
Most RBI: 10 ................Ron Santo, 7/6/1970 vs. Montreal

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