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Chicago Cubs


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Full NameChicago Cubs

Nick NameThe Little Bears & The Blue Bears

Founded1870

GroundWrigley Field

Team Owner(s)Thomas S. Ricketts

ABOUT

Chicago Cubs are a professional baseball team based in Chicago. The cubs compete in Major League baseball (MLB) as part of the National League (NL) Central Division. They play home games at Wrigley Field, in the North Side of Chicago. The Cubs are one of the two biggest teams in the league based in Chicago; the other, the Chicago White Sox, is a member of the American League (AL) Central division. They are also known as "Cubbies", "The North Sider" or "North Side Nine."


THE CUBBIES
1876
WRIGLEY FIELD


Chicago Cubs History

Throughout the team's history, the Cubs have played a total of 11 games. The 1906 Cubs won 116 games, finished 116โ€“36 and posted a record-breaking modern-day percentage record of .763, before losing the World Series to the Chicago White Sox ("The Hitless Wonders") by four games. The Cubs won the World Series Championships respectively in 1907 and 1908, becoming the first major league team to play in three World Series in a row, and the first to win twice.

The Cubs began playing in 1870 as Chicago White Stockings, joining the National League (NL) in 1876 as a charter member. White Stockings played its home games at West Side Grounds and quickly proved itself as one of the top teams in the new league. The franchise was named Cub by the Chicago Daily News in 1902, although it did not officially become Chicago Cubs until the 1907 season. From 1905 to 1912, the Cubs won four pennants and two World Series titles in a span of five years. Although falling to the "Hitless Wonders" White Sox in the 1906 World Series, the Cubs recorded a record 116 victories and the best winning percentage (.763) in Major League history. Chicago won the World Series respectively in 1907 and 1908, becoming the first Major League club to play three times in the Fall Classic and the first to win twice.

For the next two decades, the cubs played most of the forgotten baseball. After the 1969 season, the club posted winning records for the next few seasons, but no action to play. After the key players of those teams began to move forward, the 70s became the worst in the team, and they became known as the "Loveable Losers". The Wrigley family sold the club to the Chicago Tribune in 1981. In 1989, The Cubs again won the NL East that season by winning 93 games. In 2004, the Cubs were selected by many media outlets to win the World Series but that did not happen until 2016. After finishing last in NL Central with 66 wins in 2006, the Cubs re-used the tools and came out "very bad." for the first time "in 2007 and won category titles back in 2007 and 2008. The Ricketts family became very interested in the Cubs in 2009, which ended the Tribune years. since 1972.


Chicago Cubs in Recent Years

Cubs finished the 2011 season with 20 games under .500 with a record of 71-91. A few weeks after the end of the season, the club was renewed in a new philosophical way, as new owner Tom Ricketts signed Theo Epstein away from the Boston Red Sox, appointed him as club president and offered him a more than five-year contract. $ 18 million. The 2013 season was also notable as the Cubs recorded the upcoming Rookie of the Year and MVP Kris Bryant for a second round. group history. The chicks finished the 2014 season in last place with a record of 73-89 for the first season and the only one as a manager. On November 2, 2014, the Cubs announced that Joe Maddon had signed a five-year contract to become the 54th manager of the club. history.

On December 10, 2014, Maddon announced that the club had signed free agent Jon Lester to a six-year, $ 155 million contract. The Cubs have won the Cardinals in the NLDS three to one games, qualifying to return to the NLCS. for the first time in 12 years, where they face the New York Mets. It was the first time in franchise history that the Cubs won a series of playoffs at Wrigley Field. However, they lost four games to the Mets and have not been able to qualify for their first World Series since 1945. They defeated the Los Angeles Dodger in six games. This was their first NLCS win since the series was created in 1969. The win made the Cubs appear for the first time in the World Series since 1945 and the chance for their first World Series win since 1908. The Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in seven games in the 2016 World Series. On October 24, 2019, Cubs hired David Ross as their new manager.


Chicago Cubs past 10 seasons MLB Records

YEARNATIONAL LEAGUE DIVISIONFINISHWINSLOSESPLAYOFFS
2011Central5th7191-
2012Central5th61101-
2013Central5th6696-
2014Central5th7389-
2015Central3rd9765Won NLWC (Pirates) Won NLDS (Cardinals) 3โ€“1 Lost NLCS (Mets) 4โ€“0
2016Central1st10358Won NLDS (Giants) 3โ€“1 Won NLCS (Dodgers) 4โ€“2 Won World Series (Indians) 4โ€“3
2017Central1st9270Won NLDS (Nationals) 3โ€“2 Lost NLCS (Dodgers) 4โ€“1
2018Central2nd9568Lost NLWC (Rockies)
2019Central3rd8478-
2020Central1st3426Lost NLWC (Marlins) 2โ€“0
2021Central4th7191-


Chicago Cubs World Series Championships

The Chicago Cubs have won 3 World Series Championships and multiple other MLB titles.


YEAROPPONENTSGAMES
1907DETROIT TIGERS4-0
1908DETROIT TIGERS4-1
2016CLEVELAND INDIANS4-3


Other MLB Titles

NL Pennants (17)1876, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1885, 1886, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1910, 1918, 1929, 1932, 1935, 1938, 1945, 2016
NA Pennants (1)1870
Central Division titles (6)2003, 2007, 2008, 2016, 2017, 2020
East Division titles (2)1984, 1989
Wild card berths (3)1998, 2015, 2018


Current Chicago Cubs Roster MLB 2022

PITCHERSCATCHERSINFIELDERSOUTFIELDERS
Scott Effross 57Willson Contreras 40Nico Hoerner 2Ian Happ 8
Mychal Givens 60Yan Gomes 7Nick Madrigal 1Michael Hermosillo 32
Kyle Hendricks 28 Alfonso Rivas 36Jason Heyward 22
Mark Leiter Jr. 62 Frank Schwindel 18Rafael Ortega 66
Chris Martin 58 Jonathan Villar 24Seiya Suzuki 27
Sean Newcomb 15 Patrick Wisdom 16
Daniel Norris 49
Ethan Roberts 21
David Robertson 37
Michael Rucker 59
Drew Smyly 11
Justin Steele 35
Marcus Stroman 0
Keegan Thompson 71
Rowan Wick 50


Owner: Thomas S Ricketts

Home Stadium: Wrigley Field

Coaching Staff:

Pitching CoachTommy Hottovy
Hitting CoachGreg Brown
First Base/Catching CoachCraig Driver
Third Base CoachWillie Harris
Associate Pitching, Catching And Strategy CoachMike Borzello
Bullpen CoachChris Young
Quality Assurance CoachMike Napoli
Assistant Hitting CoachJohnny Washington
Staff AssistantJuan Cabreja
Staff AssistantJonathan Mota
Assistant Pitching CoachDaniel Moskos


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