1940 Pittsburgh Pirates

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Season Overview

78-76 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1940 Pittsburgh Pirates

What was the record of the 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished the regular season with a 78-76 record. They went 40-34 at home and 38-42 on the road.

What division did the 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates play in?

The 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates played in the National League, which didn't have any divisions in 1940.

What was the 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates record by month?

The 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates had their best month in August, when they went 20-12 and had a 62.5% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 5-15 and had a 25% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 4-6 40% -7
May 5-15 25% -35
June 15-13 53.6% +14
July 18-12 60% +23
August 20-12 62.5% +32
September 16-18 47.1% -1

Did the 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates make the Postseason?

No, the Pirates didn't make the Postseason in 1940.

What was the run differential for the 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished the regular season with a run differential of +26. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Pirates could have been expected to have about 79.3 wins, or a 79-75 record in the regular season.

How did the 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates went 23-24.

How did the 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates went 5-7 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1940 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The longest losing streak that the Pittsburgh Pirates had during the 1940 regular season was 9 games, which happened once during the season.

1940 Pittsburgh Pirates Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 16, 1940 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 4
Mon, Apr 22, 1940 vs Chicago Cubs Win 9 - 5
Tue, Apr 23, 1940 vs Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 2
Wed, Apr 24, 1940 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 4 - 9
Thu, Apr 25, 1940 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 9 - 10
Fri, Apr 26, 1940 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 10 - 4
Sat, Apr 27, 1940 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 0 - 3
Sun, Apr 28, 1940 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 8
Mon, Apr 29, 1940 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Apr 30, 1940 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 6
Sun, May 5, 1940 vs Boston Bees Loss 1 - 5
Mon, May 6, 1940 vs Boston Bees Loss 7 - 10 (12)
Tue, May 7, 1940 vs Boston Bees Loss 9 - 11
Wed, May 8, 1940 vs New York Giants Loss 6 - 10
Thu, May 9, 1940 vs New York Giants Loss 6 - 17
Fri, May 10, 1940 @ Chicago Cubs Win 8 - 3
Sat, May 11, 1940 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 5 - 7
Sun, May 12, 1940 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 5 - 7
Tue, May 14, 1940 @ New York Giants Win 7 - 2
Wed, May 15, 1940 @ New York Giants Loss 2 - 5
Sat, May 18, 1940 @ Boston Bees Loss 5 - 15
Sun, May 19, 1940 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 5 - 6
Mon, May 20, 1940 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 7 - 8
Wed, May 22, 1940 @ Brooklyn Dodgers Loss 1 - 3
Sat, May 25, 1940 vs Chicago Cubs Win 12 - 7
Sun, May 26, 1940 vs Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 2
Mon, May 27, 1940 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 2
Mon, May 27, 1940 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 7
Tue, May 28, 1940 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 2
Wed, May 29, 1940 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 0 - 4
Sun, Jun 2, 1940 vs New York Giants Win 2 - 1
Sun, Jun 2, 1940 vs New York Giants Loss 3 - 7
Mon, Jun 3, 1940 vs New York Giants Loss 3 - 4
Tue, Jun 4, 1940 vs Boston Bees Win 14 - 2
Thu, Jun 6, 1940 vs Boston Bees Win 7 - 6
Fri, Jun 7, 1940 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 10 - 4
Sat, Jun 8, 1940 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 5
Sun, Jun 9, 1940 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 6
Sun, Jun 9, 1940 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 11 - 5
Mon, Jun 10, 1940 vs Brooklyn Dodgers Loss 7 - 8
Wed, Jun 12, 1940 vs Brooklyn Dodgers Loss 4 - 5
Fri, Jun 14, 1940 @ New York Giants Loss 6 - 8
Sat, Jun 15, 1940 @ New York Giants Loss 1 - 12
Sun, Jun 16, 1940 @ New York Giants Win 5 - 0
Sun, Jun 16, 1940 @ New York Giants Win 5 - 3
Mon, Jun 17, 1940 @ Boston Bees Loss 3 - 5
Mon, Jun 17, 1940 @ Boston Bees Loss 1 - 5
Wed, Jun 19, 1940 @ Boston Bees Win 5 - 1
Thu, Jun 20, 1940 @ Boston Bees Win 8 - 7
Fri, Jun 21, 1940 @ Brooklyn Dodgers Loss 8 - 10
Sat, Jun 22, 1940 @ Brooklyn Dodgers Win 7 - 2
Sun, Jun 23, 1940 @ Brooklyn Dodgers Win 8 - 5
Tue, Jun 25, 1940 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 9 - 7
Wed, Jun 26, 1940 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 4
Wed, Jun 26, 1940 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 11 - 6
Fri, Jun 28, 1940 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 8
Sun, Jun 30, 1940 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 0 - 1
Sun, Jun 30, 1940 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 2 - 0
Mon, Jul 1, 1940 @ Chicago Cubs Win 4 - 3 (10)
Tue, Jul 2, 1940 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 0 - 10
Wed, Jul 3, 1940 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 5 - 7
Thu, Jul 4, 1940 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 9
Thu, Jul 4, 1940 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 3
Fri, Jul 5, 1940 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 5
Sat, Jul 6, 1940 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 15 - 8
Sat, Jul 6, 1940 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 3 (10)
Sun, Jul 7, 1940 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 6
Sun, Jul 7, 1940 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 1
Fri, Jul 12, 1940 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 3 - 6
Sat, Jul 13, 1940 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 9 - 8
Sun, Jul 14, 1940 vs Brooklyn Dodgers Win 6 - 2
Sun, Jul 14, 1940 vs Brooklyn Dodgers Loss 0 - 2
Mon, Jul 15, 1940 vs Brooklyn Dodgers Loss 1 - 10
Mon, Jul 15, 1940 vs Brooklyn Dodgers Win 4 - 3
Tue, Jul 16, 1940 vs Brooklyn Dodgers Win 5 - 3
Thu, Jul 18, 1940 vs New York Giants Loss 1 - 6
Fri, Jul 19, 1940 vs New York Giants Loss 2 - 5
Sat, Jul 20, 1940 vs Boston Bees Win 17 - 6
Sun, Jul 21, 1940 vs Boston Bees Win 5 - 3
Sun, Jul 21, 1940 vs Boston Bees Win 16 - 2
Tue, Jul 23, 1940 @ New York Giants Loss 1 - 9
Thu, Jul 25, 1940 @ New York Giants Win 2 - 1
Fri, Jul 26, 1940 @ Boston Bees Win 9 - 0
Sat, Jul 27, 1940 @ Boston Bees Win 10 - 4
Sun, Jul 28, 1940 @ Boston Bees Win 5 - 2
Sun, Jul 28, 1940 @ Boston Bees Win 7 - 3
Mon, Jul 29, 1940 @ Brooklyn Dodgers Loss 6 - 7
Tue, Jul 30, 1940 @ Brooklyn Dodgers Win 8 - 2
Thu, Aug 1, 1940 @ Brooklyn Dodgers Loss 3 - 8
Thu, Aug 1, 1940 @ Brooklyn Dodgers Loss 7 - 8
Fri, Aug 2, 1940 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 2 (10)
Sat, Aug 3, 1940 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 8 - 0
Sun, Aug 4, 1940 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 1
Sun, Aug 4, 1940 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 4
Tue, Aug 6, 1940 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 1
Wed, Aug 7, 1940 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 10 - 9
Wed, Aug 7, 1940 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 12 - 6
Fri, Aug 9, 1940 vs Chicago Cubs Win 6 - 2
Sat, Aug 10, 1940 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 0 - 1
Sun, Aug 11, 1940 vs Chicago Cubs Win 7 - 3
Sun, Aug 11, 1940 vs Chicago Cubs Win 5 - 1
Mon, Aug 12, 1940 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 2
Tue, Aug 13, 1940 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Wed, Aug 14, 1940 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 6 - 7 (11)
Fri, Aug 16, 1940 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 5
Fri, Aug 16, 1940 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 5 - 9
Sat, Aug 17, 1940 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 5 - 6 (13)
Sun, Aug 18, 1940 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 1 - 9
Mon, Aug 19, 1940 vs Boston Bees Loss 0 - 3
Tue, Aug 20, 1940 vs Boston Bees Win 6 - 3
Wed, Aug 21, 1940 vs Boston Bees Win 3 - 2
Thu, Aug 22, 1940 vs New York Giants Loss 4 - 5 (12)
Thu, Aug 22, 1940 vs New York Giants Win 4 - 0
Fri, Aug 23, 1940 vs New York Giants Win 13 - 10
Sat, Aug 24, 1940 vs New York Giants Loss 6 - 7
Sun, Aug 25, 1940 vs Brooklyn Dodgers Win 4 - 3
Sun, Aug 25, 1940 vs Brooklyn Dodgers Loss 1 - 8
Wed, Aug 28, 1940 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 0
Wed, Aug 28, 1940 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 2
Thu, Aug 29, 1940 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 0
Sun, Sep 1, 1940 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 10 - 0
Mon, Sep 2, 1940 vs Chicago Cubs Win 5 - 2
Mon, Sep 2, 1940 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 1 - 7
Wed, Sep 4, 1940 @