1985 Chicago Cubs Roster

The 1985 Chicago Cubs team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1985 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 1985 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1985 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1985 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1985 Chicago Cubs primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1985 Chicago Cubs

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Complete Roster

6-00
185
Right
Right
1962-07-04
6-07
225
Right
Right
1960-10-06
6-05
215
Right
Left
1959-10-02
6-02
180
Right
Right
1956-08-02
6-03
200
Right
Right
1952-02-02
6-02
190
Right
Right
1954-10-03
6-03
216
Left
Right
1961-12-31
6-00
175
Left
Left
1957-08-08
6-05
205
Right
Right
1954-10-13
6-01
190
Right
Right
1958-05-05
6-01
185
Left
Both
1947-11-26
6-00
175
Left
Left
1956-11-26
6-04
180
Right
Right
1958-11-07
6-03
185
Right
Left
1956-12-13
6-03
190
Right
Right
1951-03-27
6-05
200
Right
Right
1956-07-22
6-06
225
Right
Right
1957-12-04
6-02
210
Right
Right
1955-10-04
6-07
215
Right
Left
1956-06-21
6-04
195
Left
Left
1957-07-30
6-03
210
Right
Right
1956-11-12
6-01
190
Right
Right
1957-03-14
5-10
155
Right
Both
1945-12-06
5-10
185
Right
Right
1948-02-15
6-01
180
Right
Right
1963-03-21
6-02
210
Left
Left
1957-07-31
6-01
197
Right
Left
1947-11-26
6-02
170
Right
Both
1958-04-25
6-02
180
Right
Right
1959-09-18
6-01
182
Right
Right
1950-06-28
6-03
175
Left
Left
1956-09-17
5-10
180
Right
Right
1957-01-22
6-00
165
Right
Right
1957-01-05
5-09
175
Right
Right
1960-10-04
6-00
185
Right
Right
1962-08-22
5-09
170
Right
Right
1945-05-03
6-03
190
Right
Right
1950-07-05
6-00
200
Right
Right
1954-05-02
5-09
179
Right
Both
1957-11-25
6-02
190
Right
Right
1953-07-20
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The 1985 Chicago Cubs played 161 games during the regular season, won 77 games, lost 84 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Wrigley Field (Park Factors: 111/111) where 2,161,534 fans witnessed their 1985 Cubs finish the season with a .478 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 1985 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1985 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1985 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1985 Chicago Cubs primary starters list:

1985 Chicago Cubs
Salaries

Ron Cey $1,450,000.00
Rick Sutcliffe $1,260,000.00
Keith Moreland $865,000.00
Leon Durham $800,000.00
Dick Ruthven $766,667.00
Dennis Eckersley $750,000.00
Lee Smith $670,000.00
Steve Trout $640,000.00
Gary Matthews $600,000.00
Jody Davis $550,000.00
Larry Bowa $525,000.00
Ryne Sandberg $505,000.00
Scott Sanderson $500,000.00
Davey Lopes $490,000.00
George Frazier $483,333.00
Bob Dernier $406,250.00
Warren Brusstar $375,000.00
Gary Woods $321,667.00
Lary Sorensen $320,000.00
Richie Hebner $310,000.00
Chris Speier $225,000.00
Thad Bosley $215,000.00
Ray Fontenot $200,000.00
Darrin Jackson $61,000.00
Johnny Abrego $60,000.00
Brian Dayett $60,000.00
Shawon Dunston $60,000.00
Steve Engel $60,000.00
Billy Hatcher $60,000.00
Steve Lake $60,000.00
Ron Meridith $60,000.00
Dave Owen $60,000.00
Jon Perlman $60,000.00

Did you know that a 1985 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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