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1942 Pittsburgh Pirates Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 66-81
Finished 5th in the NL
Attendance: 512,584, Avg. 8,136
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Manager: Frankie Frisch (66-81)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1942 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics
1942 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1942 season with a record of 66 wins and 81 losses, finishing fifth in the NL.

The Pirates scored 585 runs and allowed 631 runs. Vince DiMaggio paced Pittsburgh with 15 home runs Bob Elliott drove in 89 runs and topped all regular hitters by connecting at a .296 clip. Rip Sewell led the team with 17 wins, while Max Butcher recorded a 2.93 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Frankie Frisch coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 571
Regular Season Runs Against: 617

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