The Pittsburgh Pirates couldn't pull it off against the Chicago Cubs, 9 to 8, on September 27, 1939.

1939 Pittsburgh Pirates

Final

CHC

Cubs

81-69

9

PIT

Pirates

67-82

8

1

1

1

2

0

0

3

2

1

4

1

0

5

0

3

6

1

0

7

0

0

8

1

0

9

1

2

10

2

1

R

9

8

H

13

13

E

0

0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Stan Hack 3B 4 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
Billy Herman 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Augie Galan LF 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Hank Leiber CF 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Bill Nicholson RF 5 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 6
Gabby Hartnett C 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Rip Russell 1B 4 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 3
Bobby Mattick SS 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Charlie Root P 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
Larry French P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 42 9 13 9 1 2 6 0 0 25

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Charlie Root 8.1 11 7 7 1 2 1
Larry French (W) 1.2 2 1 1 0 0 0
Totals 10.0 13 8 0 1 2 1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Paul Waner RF 5 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
Arky Vaughan SS 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Bob Elliott CF 5 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 7
Maurice Vanrobays LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Elbie Fletcher 1B 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bill Brubaker 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Chuck Klein 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Pep Young 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frankie Gustine 3B 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Joe Bowman 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Fern Bell 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Red Juelich 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Schultz C 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oad Swigart P 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Lloyd Waner 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Rip Sewell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 40 8 13 8 1 1 2 0 0 23

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Oad Swigart 9.0 10 7 7 2 5 1
Rip Sewell (L) 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0
Totals 10.0 13 9 0 2 6 1

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