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1942 Chicago Cubs Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 68-86
Finished 6th in the NL
Attendance: 695,335, Avg. 11,399
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Manager: Jimmie Wilson (68-86)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1942 Chicago Cubs Statistics
1942 Chicago Cubs Roster

The Chicago Cubs of the National League ended the 1942 season with a record of 68 wins and 86 losses, finishing sixth in the NL.

The Cubs scored 591 runs and yielded 665 runs. Bill Nicholson led Chicago with 21 home runs and accounted for 78 RBI. Stan Hack and Lou Novikoff paced all regular batters with a .300 average. Claude Passeau topped the team with 19 wins and a team-best 2.68 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Jimmie Wilson coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 582
Regular Season Runs Against: 656

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 14, 1942 Chicago Cubs 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 15, 1942 Chicago Cubs 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 0-0 1-1 1-1
April 16, 1942 Chicago Cubs 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 11 L 0-0 1-2 1-2
April 17, 1942 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 1-0 1-2 2-2
April 19, 1942 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 1-1 1-2 2-3
April 20, 1942 Chicago Cubs 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 1-1 2-2 3-3
April 21, 1942 Chicago Cubs 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 1-1 2-3 3-4
April 22, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 L 1-1 2-4 3-5
April 23, 1942 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 2-1 2-4 4-5
April 24, 1942 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 3-1 2-4 5-5
April 25, 1942 Chicago Cubs 5 at Cincinnati Reds 4 W 3-1 3-4 6-5
April 26, 1942 Chicago Cubs 5 at Cincinnati Reds 9 L 3-1 3-5 6-6
April 27, 1942 Chicago Cubs 4 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 3-1 4-5 7-6
April 28, 1942 Boston Braves 6 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 3-2 4-5 7-7
April 29, 1942 Boston Braves 8 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 3-3 4-5 7-8
April 30, 1942 Boston Braves 3 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 3-4 4-5 7-9
May 1, 1942 New York Giants 9 at Chicago Cubs 13 W 4-4 4-5 8-9
May 2, 1942 New York Giants 1 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 4-5 4-5 8-10
May 3, 1942 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Chicago Cubs 9 W 5-5 4-5 9-10
May 3, 1942 Philadelphia Phillies 8 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 5-6 4-5 9-11
May 5, 1942 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 5-7 4-5 9-12
May 8, 1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 5-8 4-5 9-13
May 9, 1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 6-8 4-5 10-13
May 10, 1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 7-8 4-5 11-13
May 10, 1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 7-9 4-5 11-14
May 12, 1942 Chicago Cubs 9 at Boston Braves 8 W 7-9 5-5 12-14
May 13, 1942 Chicago Cubs 5 at Boston Braves 6 L 7-9 5-6 12-15
May 14, 1942 Chicago Cubs 5 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 7-9 6-6 13-15
May 15, 1942 Chicago Cubs 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 7-9 7-6 14-15
May 17, 1942 Chicago Cubs 2 at Brooklyn Dodgers 8 L 7-9 7-7 14-16
May 17, 1942 Chicago Cubs 3 at Brooklyn Dodgers 4 L 7-9 7-8 14-17
May 18, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at Brooklyn Dodgers 4 L 7-9 7-9 14-18
May 19, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at Brooklyn Dodgers 6 L 7-9 7-10 14-19
May 20, 1942 Chicago Cubs 6 at New York Giants 3 W 7-9 8-10 15-19
May 23, 1942 Chicago Cubs 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 7-9 8-11 15-20
May 24, 1942 Chicago Cubs 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 7-9 9-11 16-20
May 24, 1942 Chicago Cubs 11 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 7-9 10-11 17-20
May 25, 1942 St. Louis Cardinals 10 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 7-10 10-11 17-21
May 26, 1942 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 7-11 10-11 17-22
May 27, 1942 Cincinnati Reds 10 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 7-12 10-11 17-23
May 28, 1942 Cincinnati Reds 1 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 8-12 10-11 18-23
May 29, 1942 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 9-12 10-11 19-23
May 30, 1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 10 W 10-12 10-11 20-23
May 30, 1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 11-12 10-11 21-23
May 31, 1942 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 11-13 10-11 21-24
June 2, 1942 New York Giants 5 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 11-14 10-11 21-25
June 3, 1942 New York Giants 2 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 12-14 10-11 22-25
June 4, 1942 New York Giants 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 12-15 10-11 22-26
June 5, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 3 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 13-15 10-11 23-26
June 5, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 6 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 13-16 10-11 23-27
June 6, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 2 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 13-17 10-11 23-28
June 7, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 8 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 13-18 10-11 23-29
June 7, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 13-19 10-11 23-30
June 10, 1942 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 14-19 10-11 24-30
June 11, 1942 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 15-19 10-11 25-30
June 12, 1942 Boston Braves 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 16-19 10-11 26-30
June 13, 1942 Boston Braves 0 at Chicago Cubs 1 W 17-19 10-11 27-30
June 14, 1942 Boston Braves 6 at Chicago Cubs 8 W 18-19 10-11 28-30
June 14, 1942 Boston Braves 10 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 18-20 10-11 28-31
June 15, 1942 Chicago Cubs 6 at Brooklyn Dodgers 0 W 18-20 11-11 29-31
June 17, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at Brooklyn Dodgers 5 L 18-20 11-12 29-32
June 19, 1942 Chicago Cubs 5 at New York Giants 6 L 18-20 11-13 29-33
June 19, 1942 Chicago Cubs 7 at New York Giants 4 W 18-20 12-13 30-33
June 20, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at New York Giants 8 L 18-20 12-14 30-34
June 21, 1942 Chicago Cubs 0 at New York Giants 5 L 18-20 12-15 30-35
June 21, 1942 Chicago Cubs 7 at New York Giants 2 W 18-20 13-15 31-35
June 23, 1942 Chicago Cubs 8 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 W 18-20 14-15 32-35
June 24, 1942 Chicago Cubs 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 18-20 15-15 33-35
June 25, 1942 Chicago Cubs 7 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 18-20 16-15 34-35
June 26, 1942 Chicago Cubs 6 at Boston Braves 4 W 18-20 17-15 35-35
June 27, 1942 Chicago Cubs 0 at Boston Braves 4 L 18-20 17-16 35-36
June 28, 1942 Chicago Cubs 0 at Boston Braves 3 L 18-20 17-17 35-37
June 28, 1942 Chicago Cubs 5 at Boston Braves 1 W 18-20 18-17 36-37
June 30, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 18-20 18-18 36-38
July 1, 1942 Chicago Cubs 5 at Cincinnati Reds 2 W 18-20 19-18 37-38
July 4, 1942 Chicago Cubs 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 9 L 18-20 19-19 37-39
July 4, 1942 Chicago Cubs 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 18-20 20-19 38-39
July 5, 1942 Chicago Cubs 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 18-20 20-20 38-40
July 5, 1942 Chicago Cubs 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 11 L 18-20 20-21 38-41
July 9, 1942 Boston Braves 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 18-21 20-21 38-42
July 10, 1942 Boston Braves 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 19-21 20-21 39-42
July 11, 1942 Boston Braves 4 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 19-22 20-21 39-43
July 12, 1942 New York Giants 3 at Chicago Cubs 8 W 20-22 20-21 40-43
July 12, 1942 New York Giants 6 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 20-23 20-21 40-44
July 14, 1942 New York Giants 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 21-23 20-21 41-44
July 15, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 10 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 21-24 20-21 41-45
July 16, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 0 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 22-24 20-21 42-45
July 16, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 2 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 22-25 20-21 42-46
July 17, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 10 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 22-26 20-21 42-47
July 18, 1942 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 23-26 20-21 43-47
July 19, 1942 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Chicago Cubs 8 W 24-26 20-21 44-47
July 19, 1942 Philadelphia Phillies 8 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 24-27 20-21 44-48
July 21, 1942 Chicago Cubs 3 at Boston Braves 4 L 24-27 20-22 44-49
July 22, 1942 Chicago Cubs 2 at Boston Braves 1 W 24-27 21-22 45-49
July 25, 1942 Chicago Cubs 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 24-27 22-22 46-49
July 26, 1942 Chicago Cubs 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 L 24-27 22-23 46-50
July 26, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 L 24-27 22-24 46-51
July 28, 1942 Chicago Cubs 5 at New York Giants 9 L 24-27 22-25 46-52
July 28, 1942 Chicago Cubs 0 at New York Giants 3 L 24-27 22-26 46-53
July 29, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at New York Giants 3 L 24-27 22-27 46-54
July 29, 1942 Chicago Cubs 4 at New York Giants 2 W 24-27 23-27 47-54
July 30, 1942 Chicago Cubs 2 at Brooklyn Dodgers 9 L 24-27 23-28 47-55
August 1, 1942 Chicago Cubs 6 at Brooklyn Dodgers 9 L 24-27 23-29 47-56
August 2, 1942 Chicago Cubs 4 at Brooklyn Dodgers 5 L 24-27 23-30 47-57
August 2, 1942 Chicago Cubs 7 at Brooklyn Dodgers 6 W 24-27 24-30 48-57
August 4, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 24-27 24-31 48-58
August 5, 1942 Chicago Cubs 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 24-27 24-32 48-59
August 8, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 24-27 24-33 48-60
August 8, 1942 Chicago Cubs 3 at Cincinnati Reds 0 W 24-27 25-33 49-60
August 9, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 24-27 25-34 49-61
August 9, 1942 Chicago Cubs 10 at Cincinnati Reds 8 W 24-27 26-34 50-61
August 11, 1942 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 24-28 26-34 50-62
August 12, 1942 St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 24-29 26-34 50-63
August 12, 1942 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 24-30 26-34 50-64
August 13, 1942 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Chicago Cubs 13 W 25-30 26-34 51-64
August 14, 1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 26-30 26-34 52-64
August 15, 1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 26-31 26-34 52-65
August 15, 1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 26-32 26-34 52-66
August 16, 1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 27-32 26-34 53-66
August 16, 1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 28-32 26-34 54-66
August 18, 1942 Chicago Cubs 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 28-32 26-35 54-67
August 19, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 28-32 26-36 54-68
August 21, 1942 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 29-32 26-36 55-68
August 22, 1942 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 30-32 26-36 56-68
August 23, 1942 Cincinnati Reds 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 31-32 26-36 57-68
August 25, 1942 Philadelphia Phillies 6 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 31-33 26-36 57-69
August 26, 1942 Philadelphia Phillies 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 32-33 26-36 58-69
August 26, 1942 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 32-34 26-36 58-70
August 28, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 7 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 32-35 26-36 58-71
August 29, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 3 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 33-35 26-36 59-71
August 30, 1942 New York Giants 8 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 33-36 26-36 59-72
August 31, 1942 New York Giants 7 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 33-37 26-36 59-73
September 1, 1942 New York Giants 5 at Chicago Cubs 10 W 34-37 26-36 60-73
September 2, 1942 Boston Braves 2 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 34-38 26-36 60-74
September 4, 1942 Chicago Cubs 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 34-38 27-36 61-74
September 6, 1942 Chicago Cubs 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 34-38 27-37 61-75
September 6, 1942 Chicago Cubs 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 34-38 27-38 61-76
September 7, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 34-38 27-39 61-77
September 7, 1942 Chicago Cubs 5 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 34-38 28-39 62-77
September 10, 1942 Chicago Cubs 10 at Brooklyn Dodgers 2 W 34-38 29-39 63-77
September 11, 1942 Chicago Cubs 3 at New York Giants 4 L 34-38 29-40 63-78
September 13, 1942 Chicago Cubs 6 at Boston Braves 11 L 34-38 29-41 63-79
September 13, 1942 Chicago Cubs 12 at Boston Braves 8 W 34-38 30-41 64-79
September 14, 1942 Chicago Cubs 2 at Boston Braves 4 L 34-38 30-42 64-80
September 16, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 L 34-38 30-43 64-81
September 16, 1942 Chicago Cubs 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 34-38 31-43 65-81
September 17, 1942 Chicago Cubs 8 at Philadelphia Phillies 0 W 34-38 32-43 66-81
September 20, 1942 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 35-38 32-43 67-81
September 20, 1942 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 35-39 32-43 67-82
September 22, 1942 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 35-40 32-43 67-83
September 27, 1942 Chicago Cubs 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 9 L 35-40 32-44 67-84
September 27, 1942 Chicago Cubs 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 35-40 32-45 67-85