» October 10, 1906: The Cubs jump on Doc White early, and run (5 SBs) to a 7-1 victory. The highlight of the game is Ed Reulbach's no-hit bid broken by Jiggs Donahue's single in the 7th. The next WS one-hitter will come in 1945, by another Cub-Claude Passeau.
» December 21, 1935:
Pittsburgh sends P Claude Passeau and C Earl Grace to the Phils for C Al Todd. Passeau will have three decent seasons before blossoming with the Cubs.
» July 12, 1936: At Cincinnati, Phillies starter Joe Bowman gives up his first hit of the game, a lead off triple in the 9th inning to Kiki Cuyler, and then is relieved by Claude Passeau, who retires the next three batters. The Phils win 40.
» May 12, 1937: St. Louis OF Joe Medwick tallies four extra-base hits: two home runs -- off Claude Passeau and Orville Jorgens -- and a pair of doubles in a Cards 153 win over the Phillies. The Cards collect 20 hits, including four by Pepper Martin and a round tripper by Brusie Ogrodowski.
» June 26, 1938:
In the Phils-Reds split, Reds leadoff hitter Lonnie Frey bangs out eight hits, just the 3rd Red player to collect eight hits in a twinbill (Miller, 10/9/98: Cuyler, 7/30/36). Frey is 5-for-5 in game two as the Reds win 85 behind Derringer. Claude Passeau wins the opener, 103 for the Phils. Jordan has four hits and Weintraub and Klein hit homers.
» May 29, 1939: The Cubs get Claude Passeau from the Phillies for Kirby Higbe, Joe Marty, and Ray Harrell and $50,000.
» May 17, 1940: Chicago's Stan Hack, is struck by a foul line drive off the bat of teammate Hank Lieber and suffers a concussion. Hack was the runner at 3rd base and in foul territory when he was struck. The Cubs top the host Giants, 40, with Claude Passeau outdueling Hal Schumacher. Passeau allows just two singles, both by Joe Moore.
» June 3, 1940:
Chicago loses to Brooklyn, 32, when Dolf Camilli homers off Claude Passeau.
» June 11, 1940: In the 2nd of two, Paul Dean debuts with the Giants and beats the Cubs, 31, on four hits. Joe Moore runs his hitting streak to 14 games when he belts an 8th inning homer off Claude Passeau. The Giants win the opener 40 behind Bill Lohrman to pull within one 1/2 games of the Reds and Dodgers. Bill Lee is the losing Cubs hurler in that one.
» June 25, 1940: The Cubs score five times in the 13th to beat the Dodgers, 83. Claude Passeau pitches four innings of relief for the win. It's the Dodgers 7th loss in nine games.
» August 15, 1940: Chicago ace Claude Passeau tosses a five-hitter and doesn't allow a runner past first after the first inning as he beats the Reds, 10. Paul Derringer takes the loss.
» August 17, 1940: Stan Hack's 4th hit of the game, a 2-out single in the 13th, gives the Cubs a 65 win over the Pirates. Claude Passeau, the last of five Cub pitchers, is the winner. Veteran Danny MacFayden takes the loss for the Bucs.
» May 19, 1941: Cubs pitcher Claude Passeau hits a grand slam off Hugh Casey as the Cubs score nine runs in the 2nd inning. Chicago coast to a 141 win at home. Brooklyn manager Leo Durocher protests the game claiming the Cubs are over the 25-man limit, but the protest is tossed out. The Cubs will be fined $500 for the infraction. Brooklyn also protests that the mound is several inches over the 15 inch height allowed: at the suggestion of the umps, Casey pitches from several inches in front of the rubber, but it doesn't help.
» July 8, 1941:
At the All-Star Game at Briggs Stadium, Ted Williams,
hitting .405 at the break, homers off Chicago Cubs P Claude Passeau with two out and two on in the ninth inning to give the AL a dramatic 7-5 victory. Williams's 4 RBI are matched by NL SS Arky Vaughan,
who hits HRs in the seventh and eighth.
» August 23, 1942:
Cub pitchers Claude Passeau and Lon Warneke each toss 30 shutouts against the Reds while Red Sox hurlers Tex Hughson and Joe Dobson whitewash the A's, winning 20 and 70.
» July 12, 1945:
The Chicago Cubs stop Tommy Holmes's modern-day NL hitting streak at 37 games, beating the Boston Braves 6-1 behind Hank Wyse for their 11th victory in a row. The Braves take game two 3-1, as Claude Passeau loses his first after nine straight wins. . Holmes hits .433 during the streak and will finish
at .352, second in the NL. His nine strikeouts coupled with 28 HRs and 47 doubles is unparalleled for making contact
and hitting for average and power.
» August 5, 1945: The Cubs bang out 22 hits in Game One of a pair to overwhelm the Reds, 125. Stan Hack has three doubles and a single, and Phil Cavarretta has four hits. The Cubs take the nitecap, 21, behind Claude Passeau's 6-hitter. Chicago has won 17 of their last 18 games.
» August 11, 1945: Chicago's Claude Passeau limits the Braves to two hitsboth coming with two out in the 8thas the Cubs win, 80. The Cubs score six in the 9th after starter Logan is lifted.
» May 20, 1946: Claude Passeau of the Chicago Cubs makes his first error since September 21, 1941, ending his streak with an all-time pitcher's fielding record of 273 consecutive errorless chances. Passeau set the mark using the small glove in the National League. He received permission from the commissioner to use a modified glove because the fingers on his left hand were affected by a gunshot wound incurred as a youngster. He wins the game, however, beating Boston's Mort Cooper, 64.
» May 22, 1946: With the score tied 11 in the 10th inning at Ebbets Field, Cubs SS Len Merullo and Dodger 2B Eddie Stanky start punching each other, precipitating a brawl between the two teams. Claude Passeau rips off Leo Durocher's jersey before calm is restored. The Dodgers win 21 in 13 innings, collecting 11 hits off Johnny Schmidt, who goes the distance. Joe Hatten gives up four hits in 12 innings, with Kirby Higbe pitching the last round.