1938 Chicago Cubs Roster

The 1938 Chicago Cubs team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1938 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1938 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1938 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1938 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1938 Chicago Cubs primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"I had to freeze my elbow a half-hour before every game. By the sixth or seventh inning the feeling would come back and if I had to make a throw it would be like somebody sticking needles in me." - Augie Galan
1938 Chicago Cubs


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Complete Roster

195
Right
Right
1911-11-16
6-01½
180
Right
Both
1906-08-19
6-02
182
Right
Right
1910-01-16
6-02
194
Right
Left
1918-05-07
6-01
195
Left
Right
1907-11-01
5-11
190
Right
Right
1915-04-08
6-02½
190
Right
Right
1915-03-27
6-03
195
Right
Right
1909-10-21
5-10
170
Left
Right
1910-02-10
6-00
180
Right
Right
1905-09-15
5-10½
190
Right
Right
1899-03-17
6-01½
178
Right
Right
1905-10-24
5-11
178
Right
Right
1909-11-13
6-01
195
Right
Right
1900-12-20
6-00
180
Right
Left
1913-03-16
5-09
165
Left
Both
1904-03-30
6-00
170
Right
Left
1909-12-06
5-11
180
Right
Right
1909-07-07
5-11
175
Right
Right
1908-05-09
5-11½
170
Right
Right
1903-12-06
5-11
178
Right
Right
1915-12-05
5-09
178
Right
Right
1918-01-13
6-00
195
Right
Right
1914-06-22
5-11½
175
Left
Left
1916-07-19
5-11½
185
Right
Right
1910-06-10
6-00
175
Right
Both
1912-05-23
6-00
182
Right
Right
1913-09-01
6-00
194
Right
Right
1903-02-01
5-11
185
Right
Right
1911-12-18


The 1938 Chicago Cubs played 152 games during the regular season, won 89 games, lost 63 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Wrigley Field (Park Factors: 103/101) where 951,640 fans witnessed their 1938 Cubs finish the season with a .586 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1938 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1938 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1938 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1938 Chicago Cubs primary starters list:


1938 Chicago Cubs
Salaries

Dizzy Dean $22,500.00
Billy Herman $20,000.00

Did you know that a 1938 Chicago Cubs Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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