The Chicago Cubs Managerial Report

by Bill Chuck on September 30, 2013

Dale Sveum is officially an ex-manager of the Chicago Cubs.

He joins a long list of managers who felt as if they Sveum upstream overseeing this ballclub

25 years of Cubs managers

Rk Year Lg W L Ties W-L% Finish Playoffs Managers
1 2013 NL Central 66 96 0 .407 5th of 5 Dale Sveum (66-96)
2 2012 NL Central 61 101 0 .377 5th of 6 Dale Sveum (61-101)
3 2011 NL Central 71 91 0 .438 5th of 6 Mike Quade (71-91)
4 2010 NL Central 75 87 0 .463 5th of 6 Lou Piniella (51-74)
and Mike Quade (24-13)
5 2009 NL Central 83 78 0 .516 2nd of 6 Lou Piniella (83-78)
6 2008 NL Central 97 64 0 .602 1st of 6 Lost LDS (3-0) Lou Piniella (97-64)
7 2007 NL Central 85 77 0 .525 1st of 6 Lost LDS (3-0) Lou Piniella (85-77)
8 2006 NL Central 66 96 0 .407 6th of 6 Dusty Baker (66-96)
9 2005 NL Central 79 83 0 .488 4th of 6 Dusty Baker (79-83)
10 2004 NL Central 89 73 0 .549 3rd of 6 Dusty Baker (89-73)
11 2003 NL Central 88 74 0 .543 1st of 6 Lost NLCS (4-3) Dusty Baker (88-74)
12 2002 NL Central 67 95 0 .414 5th of 6 Don Baylor (34-49), Rene Lachemann (0-1)
and Bruce Kimm (33-45)
13 2001 NL Central 88 74 0 .543 3rd of 6 Don Baylor (88-74)
14 2000 NL Central 65 97 0 .401 6th of 6 Don Baylor (65-97)
15 1999 NL Central 67 95 0 .414 6th of 6 Jim Riggleman (67-95)
16 1998 NL Central 90 73 0 .552 2nd of 6 Lost LDS (3-0) Jim Riggleman (90-73)
17 1997 NL Central 68 94 0 .420 5th of 5 Jim Riggleman (68-94)
18 1996 NL Central 76 86 0 .469 4th of 5 Jim Riggleman (76-86)
19 1995 NL Central 73 71 0 .507 3rd of 5 Jim Riggleman (73-71)
20 1994 NL Central 49 64 0 .434 5th of 5 Tom Trebelhorn (49-64)
21 1993 NL East 84 78 1 .519 4th of 7 Jim Lefebvre (84-78)
22 1992 NL East 78 84 0 .481 4th of 6 Jim Lefebvre (78-84)
23 1991 NL East 77 83 0 .481 4th of 6 Don Zimmer (18-19), Joe Altobelli (0-1)
and Jim Essian (59-63)
24 1990 NL East 77 85 0 .475 4th of 6 Don Zimmer (77-85)
25 1989 NL East 93 69 0 .574 1st of 6 Lost NLCS (4-1) Don Zimmer (93-69)
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/30/2013.

The bottom line

The Cubs will have their fifth manager in five seasons in 2014.

Sveum had a 127-197 record and a year remaining on his original contract. The Cubs will owe Sveum about $1m.

Let the Joe Girardi, Brad Ausmus watch begin.

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