1938 Cincinnati Reds Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 82-68
Finished 4th in the NL
Attendance: 736,140, Avg. 11,325
Ballpark: Crosley Field
Manager: Bill McKechnie (82-68)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1938 Cincinnati Reds Statistics
1938 Cincinnati Reds Roster

The Cincinnati Reds of the National League ended the 1938 season with a record of 82 wins and 68 losses, finishing fourth in the NL.

The Reds scored 723 runs and surrendered 634 runs. Ival Goodman walloped 30 home runs for Cincinnati, while Wally Berger, Harry Craft and Ernie Lombardi each swatted 20 or more also. Frank McCormick accounted for 106 RBI. Ernie Lombardi paced hitters with significant playing time by hitting .342. Paul Derringer topped the squad with 21 wins, and Johnny Vander Meer as well added 15 or more victories as well Paul Derringer registered a 2.93 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Bill McKechnie coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 722
Regular Season Runs Against: 634

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


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