Meet the Players

  The Regular Lineup  
 
1B  Frank Chance
2B  Johnny Evers
3B  Harry Steinfeldt    
 SS  Joe Tinker
LF  Jimmy Sheckard
CF  Jimmy Slagle
RF  Frank Schulte
C   Johnny Kling                                                

Frank Chance, the “Peerless Leader”
  Manager

Frank Chance
 
  Trainer

Jack McCormick

Rookies


Newton “Newt” Randall (began season with Cubs at age 27)

Billy Sweeney (began season with Cubs, age 21)

Warren Seabaugh (reserve catcher, began season with Cubs)

Fred “Ossie” Osborn (began season with Cubs, age 23; no official appearances)  

Blaine “Kid” Durbin (entire season with Cubs, age 20)

Frank Olis (joined club in August; no official appearances)

Henry “Heinie” Zimmerman (joined club in September, age 20)

Rookies Seabaugh, Durbin, and Randall bundled up for Spring Practice at West Baden Springs Resort, West Baden Springs, Indiana

Released before opening day

Henry “Doc” Gessler

Hub Perdue (spitball pitcher)

 

Released during season

Jack “Brakeman” Taylor

Fred “Ossie” Osborne (claimed by Philadelphia Phillies)

Warren Seabaugh (to Columbus; no official appearances with Cubs)

 

Traded during season

Newt Randall  (to Boston Doves)

Billy Sweeney (to Boston Doves)

Mike Kahoe (to Washington Senators)

 

Acquired during season

George “Del” Howard (from Boston Doves)

Jack Hardy

Frank Olis

Henry “Heinie” Zimmerman

Frank Chance, Mike Kahoe, and Solly Hofman on the practice field at West Baden Springs

     W  L  ERA
Right Hand Pitchers
       
Mordecai “Three Finger” Brown          20 6 1.39
Charles “Chick” Fraser   8 5 2.28
Carl “The Human Icicle” Lundgren   18  7 1.17
Orval “Jeff” Overall   23 7 1.68
Ed “Big Ed” Reulbach   17 4 1.69
Jack “Brakeman” Taylor   7 5 3.29
Left Hand Pitchers
       
Blaine “Kid” Durbin     0 1 5.40
Jack “The Giant Killer” Pfiester   14 9 1.15
         
Team Pitching 1907 Chicago Cubs   107 44 1.73


Mordecai Brown in 1907 World’s Championship Series

   G  AVG  SB  R  RBI
Infielders          
Frank “Husk” Chance 111 .293 35 58 49
Johnny “The Crab” Evers 151 .250 46 66 51
Del Howard 51 .230 3 10 13
Harry Steinfeldt 152 .266 19 52 70
Bill Sweeney 3 .100 1 1 1
Joe Tinker 117 .221 19 52 70
Henry “Heinie” Zimmerman 5 .222 0 0 1
Outfielders          
Blaine “Kid” Durbin 5 .333 0 2 0
Arthur “Circus Solly” Hofman 134 .268 29 67 36
Newt Randall 22 .205 2 6 4
Frank “Wildfire” Schulte  97 287      7 44 32
Jimmy Sheckard 143 .267 31 76 36
Jimmy “Rabbit” Slagle 136 .258 28 71 32
Fred “Ossie” Osborn 0        
Catchers          
Jack “Do-Little” Hardy 1 .250 0 0 0
Mike Kahoe 5 .400 0 0  1
Johnny Kling 104 .284 9 44 43
Pat Moran 65 .227 5 8 19
Frank Olis 0        
Warren Seabaugh 0        
Team 1907 Chicago Cubs                 155 .250 235 571  

National League Final Standings 1907

Team   W  L  GB  Pct.
Chicago Cubs 107 45 --- .704
Pittsburgh Pirates 91 63 17 .591
Philadelphia Phillies 83 64 21.5 .565
New York Giants 82 71 25.5 .536
Brooklyn Superbas 65 83 40 .439
Cincinnati Reds 66 87 41.5 .431
Boston Doves  58 90 47 .392
St. Louis Cardinals 52 101 55.5 .340
         
American League Final Standings 1907
Detroit Tigers  92 58 --- .613
Philadelphia Athletics 88 57 1.5 .607
Chicago White Sox 87 64 5.5 .576
Cleveland Naps 85 67 8 .559
New York Highlanders 70 78 21 .479
St. Louis Browns 69 83 24 .454
Boston Americans 59 90 32.5 .396
Washington Senators 49 102 43.5 .325

1907 World’s Championship Series Chicago Cubs vs. Detroit Tigers


National League champs present floral tiger to American League champs
at West Side Grounds, Chicago


Cubs manager Frank Chance and Detroit Tigers manager Hugh Jennings


Chicago fans on Opening Day of World’s Championship Series


Hooray Cubs!

Cubs sweep Ty Cobb’s Tigers after the first game ends in a 3 – 3 tie.

   W  L  T  R  ERA  SB  BA
Chicago Cubs            4 0 1 19 .75 16 .257
Detroit Tigers 0 4 1 6 2.15  6 .209

Joe Tinker


Johnny “The Crab” Evers

Members of 1907 Cubs at Train Station



World Champion 1907 Chicago Cubs