1907 Chicago Cubs season

The 1907 Chicago Cubs season was the 36th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 32nd in the National League and the 15th at West Side Park. It was the first season that the Chicago Cubs became the franchise's name officially. The team finished in first place in the National League with a record of 107–45, 17 games ahead of the Pittsburgh Pirates. It was their second straight NL pennant. The Cubs faced the Detroit Tigers in the 1907 World Series, which they won four games to none (with one tie) for their first World Series victory.

1907 Chicago Cubs
1907 World Series Champions
1907 National League Champions
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Owner(s)Charles Murphy
Manager(s)Frank Chance
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Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 107 45 0.704 54–19 53–26
Pittsburgh Pirates 91 63 0.591 17 47–29 44–34
Philadelphia Phillies 83 64 0.565 21½ 45–30 38–34
New York Giants 82 71 0.536 25½ 45–30 37–41
Brooklyn Superbas 65 83 0.439 40 37–38 28–45
Cincinnati Reds 66 87 0.431 41½ 43–36 23–51
Boston Doves 58 90 0.392 47 31–42 27–48
St. Louis Cardinals 52 101 0.340 55½ 31–47 21–54

Record vs. opponents

1907 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 12–7–2 5–17 9–13 9–13 8–11–1 9–13–1 6–16
Brooklyn 7–12–2 5–15–1 15–7–1 10–12–1 8–13 6–16 14–8
Chicago 17–5 15–5–1 17–5 16–6 14–8 12–10–1 16–6–1
Cincinnati 13–9 7–15–1 5–17 9–13–1 8–13 10–12–1 14–8
New York 13–9 12–10–1 6–16 13–9–1 11–10 10–12 17–5
Philadelphia 11–8–1 13–8 8–14 13–8 10–11 14–8 14–7–1
Pittsburgh 13–9–1 16–6 10–12–1 12–10–1 12–10 8–14 20–2
St. Louis 16–6 8–14 6–16–1 8–14 5–17 7–14–1 2–20

Roster

1907 Chicago Cubs roster
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 Johnny Kling 104 334 95 .284 1 43
1B Frank Chance 111 382 112 .293 1 49
2B Johnny Evers 151 508 127 .250 2 51
SS Joe Tinker 117 402 89 .221 1 36
3B Harry Steinfeldt 152 542 144 .266 1 70
OF Jimmy Sheckard 143 484 129 .267 1 36
OF Jimmy Slagle 136 489 126 .258 0 32
OF Frank Schulte 97 342 98 .287 2 32

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
Solly Hofman 134 470 126 .268 1 36
Pat Moran 65 198 45 .227 1 19
Del Howard 51 148 34 .230 0 13
Newt Randall 22 78 16 .205 0 4
Kid Durbin 11 18 6 .333 0 0
Bill Sweeney 3 10 1 .100 0 1
Mike Kahoe 5 10 4 .400 0 1
Heinie Zimmerman 5 9 2 .222 0 1
Jack Hardy 1 4 1 .250 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
Orval Overall 36 268.1 23 7 1.68 141
Mordecai Brown 34 233 20 6 1.39 107
Carl Lundgren 28 207 18 7 1.17 84
Jack Pfiester 30 195 14 9 1.15 90
Ed Reulbach 27 192 17 4 1.69 96
Chick Fraser 22 138.1 8 5 3.29 41
Jack Taylor 18 123 7 5 1.39 22

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
Kid Durbin 5 16.2 0 1 5.40 5

1907 World Series

NL Chicago Cubs (4) vs AL Detroit Tigers (0)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Tigers – 3, Cubs – 3 (12 innings) October 8 West Side Park 24,377
2 Tigers – 1, Cubs – 3 October 9 West Side Park 21,901
3 Tigers – 1, Cubs – 5 October 10 West Side Park 13,114
4 Cubs – 6, Tigers – 1 October 11 Bennett Park 11,306
5 Cubs – 2, Tigers – 1 October 12 Bennett Park 7,370

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