Baseball is one of the most beloved sports in the United States, and the Chicago Cubs are one of the most storied teams in the Major League. The Cubs, who play in the National League Central Division, have been a part of the MLB since 1876 and have won two World Series titles since then. The Cubs’ record is one that is filled with success and failure, and this article will explore what the team’s record is.
History of the Cubs
The Chicago Cubs have a long and storied history in Major League Baseball. The team was founded in 1876 as the White Stockings, and was one of the founding members of the National League in 1876. They have been playing in the National League ever since.
The team was originally based in Chicago from 1876-1877, then moved to Detroit from 1878-1887 before returning to Chicago in 1887. Since then, they have been based in the Windy City and have become one of the most beloved teams in the sport.
Cubs’ World Series Titles
The Cubs have won two World Series titles in their history. The first was in 1907, when the team defeated the Detroit Tigers in five games. The second was in 2016, when the Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians in seven games to win their first World Series title since 1907.
The Cubs have also won the National League pennant 11 times in their history, most recently in 2016.
Regular Season Record
The Cubs have had a long and successful history in the regular season. They have an all-time record of 10,890-10,263, which is a winning percentage of .515. The team has also made the playoffs 10 times in their history, with the most recent being in 2016 when they won the World Series.
The Cubs have had a successful playoff record in the past. They have made the playoffs 10 times since their first World Series title in 1907, and have won five of those series. The team’s most recent playoff appearance was in 2016 when they won the World Series.
The Cubs have been a part of the National League Central since the 1994 season, when the league was split into three divisions. The team has won the division title 11 times since then, most recently in 2016. The team has a winning percentage of .539 in the divisional play since 1994.
The Cubs have had some of the best players in baseball history. Some of the team’s all-time leaders include:
- Hitting: Ernie Banks – 2,583 hits
- Home Runs: Sammy Sosa – 545 home runs
- RBIs: Ernie Banks – 1,636 RBIs
- Stolen Bases: Billy Williams – 236 stolen bases
- ERA: Mordecai Brown – 2.06 ERA
- Wins: Mordecai Brown – 239 wins
- Strikeouts: Fergie Jenkins – 2,534 strikeouts
Hall of Famers
The Cubs have had some of their players inducted into the Hall of Fame, including:
- Ernie Banks
- Billy Williams
- Fergie Jenkins
- Ron Santo
- Ryne Sandberg
- Greg Maddux
- Andre Dawson
- Lee Smith
- Goose Gossage
The current roster of the Cubs includes:
- Anthony Rizzo (1B)
- Kris Bryant (3B)
- Javier Baez (2B)
- Willson Contreras (C)
- Kyle Schwarber (LF)
- Jason Heyward (CF)
- Albert Almora Jr. (CF)
- David Bote (IF)
- Addison Russell (SS)
- Jon Lester (P)
- Yu Darvish (P)
- Cole Hamels (P)
- Jose Quintana (P)
- Brandon Morrow (P)
The Chicago Cubs are one of the most storied teams in Major League Baseball. The team has a long and successful history, and they have won two World Series titles in their history. The team has also had some of the best players in baseball history, and have had some of their players inducted into the Hall of Fame. The team’s current roster is filled with talented players that are poised to make another run at the World Series title.
The Cubs’ record is one that is filled with success and failure, and the team has had some of the most memorable moments in baseball history. They are a team that is beloved by their fans, and they are sure to have more success in the future.