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The quietest Cubs offense ever in the postseason

[update: These stats were previously through game 3 of the 2017 NLCS. They are now updated to include the final stats from all five games] The 2017 Cubs had an incredibly hard time this postseason. But is this their worst ever? Since 1906 the Cubs have played in 25 postseason series. Their .156 batting average […]

Cubs World Series data

All the Chicago Cubs World Series records

The most comprehensive list of every single Cubs team and player record for the World Series. I stayed up until 1am the night before game 1 of the 2016 World Series to compile this incredible list. Which Cub hit the most home runs in the World Series in his entire career? Answer: Frank Demaree with […]

Rich Hill Game 3 2016 NLCS

Rich Hill uniform number collector

Tonight former Cub Rich Hill faces his old team in the National League playoffs. Everyone is like, “Rich Hill? THAT guy who used to be a Cub? HIM? #CracksKnuckles #BringIt” What can I tell you about Rich Hill? 1) Fun autograph He has a snappy autograph. He uses the bridge in the H to dot […]

1988 Donruss Shawon Dunston

Shawon Dunston didn’t strike out THAT much

We all remember Shawon Dunston as striking out a lot, but he was only in the top ten once, in 1986. In fact, Ron Santo had more seasons with 100+ strikeouts than Shawon Dunston. Sandberg has the same number of 100+ strikeout seasons as Dunston with two. Cubs with 100+ strikeouts in a season Name […]

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