1938 Chicago Cubs Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 89-63
Finished 1st in the NL
Attendance: 1,064,791, Avg. 16,133
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Won League Championship Series
World Series - Lost to New York Yankees 4-0
Manager: Charlie Grimm (45-36)
Manager: Gabby Hartnett (44-27)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1938 Chicago Cubs Statistics
1938 Chicago Cubs Roster

The Chicago Cubs of the National League ended the 1938 season with a record of 89 wins and 63 losses, finishing first in the NL.

The Cubs paced the circuit with just 598 runs allowed. Chicago scored 713 runs. Ripper Collins led the team with 13 home runs Augie Galan drove in 69 runs. Stan Hack topped hitters with significant playing time with a .320 average. Bill Lee paced the squad with 22 wins, while Clay Bryant, too added 15 or more wins, too Bill Lee earned a 2.66 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Charlie Grimm and Gabby Hartnett coached the team. The 1938 Chicago Cubs won the League Championship Series.

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Regular Season Runs For: 703
Regular Season Runs Against: 587

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 19, 1938 Chicago Cubs 8 at Cincinnati Reds 7 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 20, 1938 Chicago Cubs 10 at Cincinnati Reds 4 W 0-0 2-0 2-0
April 21, 1938 Chicago Cubs 2 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 0-0 2-1 2-1
April 22, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 0-1 2-1 2-2
April 23, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 1-1 2-1 3-2
April 24, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 2-1 2-1 4-2
April 25, 1938 Chicago Cubs 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 L 2-1 2-2 4-3
April 26, 1938 Chicago Cubs 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 2-1 3-2 5-3
April 27, 1938 Chicago Cubs 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 2-1 3-3 5-4
April 28, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Chicago Cubs 12 W 3-1 3-3 6-4
April 29, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 4-1 3-3 7-4
April 30, 1938 Chicago Cubs 11 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 4-1 4-3 8-4
May 1, 1938 Chicago Cubs 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 4-1 5-3 9-4
May 2, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 L 4-1 5-4 9-5
May 3, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 5-1 5-4 10-5
May 4, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 6 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 5-2 5-4 10-6
May 5, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Chicago Cubs 21 W 6-2 5-4 11-6
May 6, 1938 Boston Bees 9 at Chicago Cubs 13 W 7-2 5-4 12-6
May 7, 1938 Boston Bees 4 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 8-2 5-4 13-6
May 8, 1938 New York Giants 4 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 8-3 5-4 13-7
May 10, 1938 New York Giants 5 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 8-4 5-4 13-8
May 11, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 7 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 8-5 5-4 13-9
May 12, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 5 at Chicago Cubs 9 W 9-5 5-4 14-9
May 13, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 9-6 5-4 14-10
May 15, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 9-7 5-4 14-11
May 17, 1938 Chicago Cubs 5 at New York Giants 6 L 9-7 5-5 14-12
May 18, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at New York Giants 2 W 9-7 6-5 15-12
May 19, 1938 Chicago Cubs 1 at New York Giants 0 W 9-7 7-5 16-12
May 20, 1938 Chicago Cubs 16 at Philadelphia Phillies 7 W 9-7 8-5 17-12
May 21, 1938 Chicago Cubs 10 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 9-7 9-5 18-12
May 22, 1938 Chicago Cubs 1 at Boston Bees 2 L 9-7 9-6 18-13
May 23, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at Boston Bees 1 W 9-7 10-6 19-13
May 24, 1938 Chicago Cubs 10 at Brooklyn Dodgers 4 W 9-7 11-6 20-13
May 25, 1938 Chicago Cubs 7 at Brooklyn Dodgers 2 W 9-7 12-6 21-13
May 27, 1938 Chicago Cubs 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 W 9-7 13-6 22-13
May 28, 1938 Chicago Cubs 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 9-7 14-6 23-13
May 29, 1938 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 9-7 14-7 23-14
May 30, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 10-7 14-7 24-14
May 30, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 7 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 10-8 14-7 24-15
June 2, 1938 Boston Bees 6 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 10-9 14-7 24-16
June 3, 1938 Boston Bees 0 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 11-9 14-7 25-16
June 4, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 12-9 14-7 26-16
June 5, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 13-9 14-7 27-16
June 6, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 8 at Chicago Cubs 10 W 14-9 14-7 28-16
June 7, 1938 New York Giants 2 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 15-9 14-7 29-16
June 8, 1938 New York Giants 4 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 15-10 14-7 29-17
June 8, 1938 New York Giants 4 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 15-11 14-7 29-18
June 9, 1938 New York Giants 8 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 15-12 14-7 29-19
June 12, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 3 at Chicago Cubs 9 W 16-12 14-7 30-19
June 12, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 6 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 16-13 14-7 30-20
June 14, 1938 Chicago Cubs 5 at Boston Bees 2 W 16-13 15-7 31-20
June 15, 1938 Chicago Cubs 0 at Boston Bees 2 L 16-13 15-8 31-21
June 17, 1938 Chicago Cubs 0 at Boston Bees 1 L 16-13 15-9 31-22
June 17, 1938 Chicago Cubs 2 at Boston Bees 3 L 16-13 15-10 31-23
June 18, 1938 Chicago Cubs 1 at Brooklyn Dodgers 2 L 16-13 15-11 31-24
June 19, 1938 Chicago Cubs 2 at Brooklyn Dodgers 6 L 16-13 15-12 31-25
June 19, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at Brooklyn Dodgers 3 W 16-13 16-12 32-25
June 20, 1938 Chicago Cubs 5 at Brooklyn Dodgers 1 W 16-13 17-12 33-25
June 21, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 16-13 18-12 34-25
June 24, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at New York Giants 5 L 16-13 18-13 34-26
June 25, 1938 Chicago Cubs 5 at New York Giants 0 W 16-13 19-13 35-26
June 26, 1938 Chicago Cubs 1 at New York Giants 5 L 16-13 19-14 35-27
June 28, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 16-14 19-14 35-28
June 29, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 10 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 16-15 19-14 35-29
July 1, 1938 Chicago Cubs 11 at Cincinnati Reds 4 W 16-15 20-14 36-29
July 3, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 16-15 21-14 37-29
July 4, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 16-15 21-15 37-30
July 4, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 16-15 22-15 38-30
July 8, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 7 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 16-16 22-15 38-31
July 9, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 11 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 16-17 22-15 38-32
July 10, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 16-18 22-15 38-33
July 11, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 16-19 22-15 38-34
July 12, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 14 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 16-20 22-15 38-35
July 14, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 17-20 22-15 39-35
July 14, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 18-20 22-15 40-35
July 15, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 19-20 22-15 41-35
July 16, 1938 Boston Bees 7 at Chicago Cubs 8 W 20-20 22-15 42-35
July 17, 1938 Boston Bees 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 21-20 22-15 43-35
July 17, 1938 Boston Bees 0 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 22-20 22-15 44-35
July 18, 1938 Boston Bees 6 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 23-20 22-15 45-35
July 19, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 8 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 23-21 22-15 45-36
July 21, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 1 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 23-22 22-15 45-37
July 21, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 2 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 24-22 22-15 46-37
July 23, 1938 New York Giants 4 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 25-22 22-15 47-37
July 23, 1938 New York Giants 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 26-22 22-15 48-37
July 24, 1938 New York Giants 4 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 27-22 22-15 49-37
July 26, 1938 Chicago Cubs 10 at Brooklyn Dodgers 8 W 27-22 23-15 50-37
July 27, 1938 Chicago Cubs 2 at Brooklyn Dodgers 3 L 27-22 23-16 50-38
July 29, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 L 27-22 23-17 50-39
July 30, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 L 27-22 23-18 50-40
July 31, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 27-22 24-18 51-40
July 31, 1938 Chicago Cubs 5 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 L 27-22 24-19 51-41
August 2, 1938 Chicago Cubs 7 at New York Giants 0 W 27-22 25-19 52-41
August 3, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at New York Giants 8 L 27-22 25-20 52-42
August 4, 1938 Chicago Cubs 6 at New York Giants 0 W 27-22 26-20 53-42
August 6, 1938 Chicago Cubs 0 at Boston Bees 1 L 27-22 26-21 53-43
August 7, 1938 Chicago Cubs 7 at Boston Bees 4 W 27-22 27-21 54-43
August 7, 1938 Chicago Cubs 0 at Boston Bees 5 L 27-22 27-22 54-44
August 9, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at Cincinnati Reds 0 W 27-22 28-22 55-44
August 10, 1938 Chicago Cubs 6 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 27-22 29-22 56-44
August 11, 1938 Chicago Cubs 7 at Cincinnati Reds 8 L 27-22 29-23 56-45
August 12, 1938 Chicago Cubs 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 27-22 30-23 57-45
August 13, 1938 Chicago Cubs 11 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 27-22 31-23 58-45
August 14, 1938 Chicago Cubs 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 27-22 31-24 58-46
August 15, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 27-23 31-24 58-47
August 16, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 27-24 31-24 58-48
August 16, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 28-24 31-24 59-48
August 17, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 8 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 28-25 31-24 59-49
August 18, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 9 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 28-26 31-24 59-50
August 20, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 28-27 31-24 59-51
August 21, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 29-27 31-24 60-51
August 21, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 30-27 31-24 61-51
August 22, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 30-28 31-24 61-52
August 23, 1938 New York Giants 6 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 30-29 31-24 61-53
August 24, 1938 New York Giants 1 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 31-29 31-24 62-53
August 25, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 32-29 31-24 63-53
August 25, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 4 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 33-29 31-24 64-53
August 26, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 3 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 34-29 31-24 65-53
August 27, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 4 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 34-30 31-24 65-54
August 28, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 35-30 31-24 66-54
August 28, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 36-30 31-24 67-54
August 30, 1938 Boston Bees 8 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 36-31 31-24 67-55
August 31, 1938 Boston Bees 6 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 36-32 31-24 67-56
September 1, 1938 Boston Bees 2 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 37-32 31-24 68-56
September 3, 1938 Chicago Cubs 0 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 37-32 31-25 68-57
September 3, 1938 Chicago Cubs 5 at Cincinnati Reds 7 L 37-32 31-26 68-58
September 4, 1938 Chicago Cubs 2 at Cincinnati Reds 1 W 37-32 32-26 69-58
September 5, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 W 37-32 33-26 70-58
September 5, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 37-32 34-26 71-58
September 7, 1938 Chicago Cubs 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 37-32 35-26 72-58
September 8, 1938 Chicago Cubs 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 37-32 36-26 73-58
September 9, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 W 37-32 37-26 74-58
September 10, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 9 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 37-33 37-26 74-59
September 11, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 0 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 38-33 37-26 75-59
September 13, 1938 Chicago Cubs 2 at Boston Bees 5 L 38-33 37-27 75-60
September 14, 1938 Chicago Cubs 6 at Boston Bees 3 W 38-33 38-27 76-60
September 17, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at New York Giants 0 W 38-33 39-27 77-60
September 17, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at New York Giants 2 W 38-33 40-27 78-60
September 18, 1938 Chicago Cubs 1 at Brooklyn Dodgers 4 L 38-33 40-28 78-61
September 22, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 0 W 38-33 41-28 79-61
September 22, 1938 Chicago Cubs 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 38-33 42-28 80-61
September 23, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 W 38-33 43-28 81-61
September 23, 1938 Chicago Cubs 7 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 W 38-33 44-28 82-61
September 24, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Chicago Cubs 9 W 39-33 44-28 83-61
September 25, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 40-33 44-28 84-61
September 26, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 41-33 44-28 85-61
September 27, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 42-33 44-28 86-61
September 28, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 43-33 44-28 87-61
September 29, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 10 W 44-33 44-28 88-61
October 1, 1938 Chicago Cubs 10 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 44-33 45-28 89-61
October 1, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 44-33 45-29 89-62
October 2, 1938 Chicago Cubs 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 L 44-33 45-30 89-63
October 5, 1938 New York Yankees 3 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
October 6, 1938 New York Yankees 6 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 0-2 0-0 0-2
October 8, 1938 Chicago Cubs 2 at New York Yankees 5 L 0-2 0-1 0-3
October 9, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at New York Yankees 8 L 0-2 0-2 0-4