Franchise History

Years Lg Team Name
1903-2020 MLB Chicago Cubs
1901-02 MLB Chicago Orphans
1898-1900 NL Chicago Orphans
1890-97 NL Chicago Colts
1876-89 NL Chicago White Stockings
1871-75 NA Chicago White Stockings
1870 NABBP Chicago White Stockings

Top Seasons

Year Record Result
2016 103-58 Won World Series
1945 98-56 Lost World Series
1938 89-63 Lost World Series
1935 100-54 Lost World Series
1932 90-64 Lost World Series

Recent Seasons

Year Record Result
2020 34-26 Lost Wild Card Game
2019 84-78 Missed Playoffs
2018 95-68 Lost Wild Card Game
2017 92-70 Lost NLCS
2016 103-58 Won World Series

1st Round Draft Picks

Year Rd/Pick Player
2020 1 / 16 Ed Howard SS
2019 1 / 27 Ryan Jensen P
2018 1 / 24 Nico Hoerner SS
2017 1 / 27 Brendon Little LHP
2017 1 / 30 Alex Lange RHP

Longest Serving GM's

Tenure Years General Manager
1957-75 19 John Holland
2002-11 10 Jim Hendry
2012-21 10 Jed Hoyer
1941-49 9 James T. Gallagher
1950-56 7 Wid Matthews

Principal Owners

Tenure Years Owner
2009-21 13 Thomas S. Ricketts
1981-08 28 Tribune Company
1977-80 4 William Wrigley III
1932-76 45 Philip K. Wrigley
1918-31 14 William Wrigley Jr.
1916-18 3 Charles Weeghman
1914-15 2 Charles Taft
1906-13 8 Charles Murphy
1902-05 4 James Hart
1882-01 20 Albert Spalding
1870-81 12 William Hulbert
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