1887 - 1945 - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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# Years Pos
1
1930-1945
C
2674
.490
12.9%
5.9%
.315
2
1933-1945
1B
2161
.464
14.3%
3.7%
.244
3
1923-1940
CF
2593
.454
9.1%
4.5%
.273
4
1935-1944
CF
963
.449
6.9%
3.4%
.228
5
1920-1932
RF
1802
.447
7.6%
6.7%
0.50
2.9%
.226
6
1915-1941
CF
5619
.445
11.2%
7.9%
1.48
3.1%
.222
7
1925-1931
RF
662
.445
11.0%
2.4%
.202
8
1912-1928
CF
4322
.438
12.1%
6.8%
2.00
1.6%
.169
9
1922-1945
1B
3645
.430
11.3%
0.0%
2.0%
.168
10
1919-1937
SS
1960
.429
7.4%
16.7%
0.25
3.9%
.243
11
1936-1942
SS
645
.425
12.2%
2.8%
.191
12
1920-1937
RF
1721
.417
8.5%
4.7%
1.50
2.3%
.189
13
1937-1945
LF
1226
.417
7.3%
2.6%
.191
14
1923-1944
1B
2514
.411
9.4%
4.1%
.231
15
1917-1935
CF
1764
.409
10.6%
5.2%
1.85
2.0%
.170
16
1923-1928
1B
806
.408
10.8%
2.5%
.185
17
1904-1925
CF
4065
.407
11.1%
5.7%
2.04
1.3%
.134
18
1917-1925
1B
1967
.407
8.7%
8.8%
0.90
3.8%
.215
19
1924-1937
RF
1824
.406
10.7%
3.1%
.209
20
1915-1928
LF
2293
.405
10.1%
8.6%
0.33
1.9%
.169
21
1914-1925
LF
1122
.403
8.6%
27.3%
0.67
0.5%
.110
22
1937-1945
C
848
.400
8.6%
2.2%
.164
23
1920-1925
SS
2328
.399
5.0%
4.1%
1.00
1.5%
.172
24
1922-1945
RF
1586
.399
10.0%
33.3%
1.00
3.4%
.203
25
1909-1928
1B
3780
.397
8.5%
2.3%
4.00
0.8%
.128
26
1902-1914
1B
1858
.397
10.4%
8.0%
1.27
0.6%
.100
27
1933-1945
RF
1359
.397
6.9%
1.6%
.170
28
1921-1945
3B
2709
.397
12.8%
14.3%
0.00
2.1%
.174
29
1910-1937
LF
3017
.396
8.9%
15.2%
0.40
1.6%
.148
30
1934-1942
2B
953
.395
6.2%
1.9%
.167
31
1910-1926
C
1917
.395
8.5%
0.0%
1.3%
.133
32
1940-1944
RF
571
.394
8.6%
1.1%
.110
33
1940-1945
CF
566
.393
10.1%
2.5%
.164
34
1920-1945
C
3774
.391
8.3%
3.0%
4.00
1.7%
.151
35
1909-1921
1B
1509
.391
7.6%
2.1%
.168
36
1895-1914
SS
1781
.386
9.5%
4.3%
3.11
0.8%
.089
37
1906-1932
SS
5210
.385
7.3%
5.0%
1.20
0.5%
.104
38
1896-1917
RF
830
.385
7.5%
9.9%
0.76
1.4%
.155
39
1933-1945
RF
1567
.385
11.3%
1.7%
.146
40
1936-1943
3B
1083
.385
7.5%
1.4%
.156
41
1928-1945
RF
1653
.383
14.9%
0.9%
.110
42
1920-1934
1B
2405
.381
8.0%
10.8%
0.88
2.2%
.162
43
1924-1945
SS
2456
.381
9.5%
2.2%
.174
44
1912-1922
LF
1072
.380
15.9%
6.1%
3.00
0.1%
.053
45
1916-1937
SS
2970
.380
7.8%
6.9%
0.90
1.3%
.134
46
1907-1925
CF
1037
.379
7.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.117
47
1910-1926
1B
1433
.378
7.9%
10.3%
0.29
1.3%
.137
48
1908-1926
CF
1754
.378
6.9%
36.4%
0.00
1.5%
.134
49
1922-1932
RF
1109
.378
8.7%
2.5%
.153
50
1909-1923
CF
1899
.377
10.1%
8.0%
1.29
0.3%
.074
51
1921-1945
2B
2338
.376
7.9%
1.7%
.147
52
1934-1945
CF
783
.376
8.2%
2.2%
.152
53
1937-1945
LF
1181
.376
8.0%
3.1%
.187
54
1931-1944
CF
542
.375
7.6%
0.4%
.099
55
1920-1932
1B
1603
.375
6.9%
2.2%
.155
56
1922-1945
CF
3442
.375
9.6%
0.0%
0.8%
.110
57
1932-1942
2B
1404
.375
9.9%
1.1%
.129
58
1919-1934
P
622
.374
8.8%
2.4%
.148
59
1920-1940
LF
2147
.374
9.9%
0.7%
.089
60
1928-1945
C
683
.372
8.1%
1.6%
.142
61
1919-1929
C
858
.372
8.6%
0.0%
1.9%
.133
62
1902-1915
3B
2310
.372
14.7%
4.6%
3.55
0.1%
.049
63
1922-1928
LF
556
.371
9.4%
1.6%
.158
64
1922-1932
RF
1685
.370
10.1%
7.7%
2.00
1.5%
.158
65
1906-1919
CF
1133
.370
9.6%
5.2%
2.00
0.7%
.096
66
1937-1944
RF
802
.369
6.9%
1.1%
.123
67
1909-1923
C
903
.368
6.8%
33.3%
0.00
0.7%
.089
68
1928-1943
LF
1831
.367
8.5%
1.3%
.129
69
1917-1933
CF
801
.367
7.6%
2.0%
.128
70
1920-1923
LF
950
.367
8.0%
6.7%
3.00
1.4%
.145
71
1932-1935
RF
614
.367
5.5%
2.0%
.157
72
1920-1935
RF
839
.366
6.2%
1.7%
.159
73
1928-1938
1B
1160
.366
8.8%
0.4%
.113
74
1923-1945
LF
2701
.365
9.1%
1.0%
.117
75
1930-1943
RF
856
.364
9.3%
1.1%
.125
76
1921-1932
RF
856
.364
5.4%
1.3%
.122
77
1911-1927
3B
1506
.363
10.4%
3.6%
2.47
0.3%
.073
78
1916-1928
2B
1006
.363
12.0%
0.0%
0.5%
.092
79
1937-1945
CF
1610
.362
11.4%
0.9%
.117
80
1933-1944
3B
878
.362
5.9%
0.5%
.113
81
1920-1938
CF
3375
.361
7.1%
3.4%
1.87
1.6%
.153
82
1913-1925
C
1131
.361
6.7%
10.7%
0.50
1.7%
.142
83
1906-1920
LF
878
.360
8.0%
8.2%
1.58
0.3%
.084
84
1911-1918
C
943
.360
8.6%
6.9%
0.75
0.5%
.081
85
1924-1928
SS
568
.360
10.9%
1.4%
.134
86
1908-1925
3B
806
.360
10.4%
5.8%
2.75
1.0%
.103
87
1924-1940
LF
1541
.360
7.9%
2.7%
.163
88
1915-1928
CF
2708
.359
8.8%
7.4%
1.55
0.8%
.096
89
1922-1928
RF
1037
.358
8.9%
11.0%
0.69
2.9%
.189
90
1934-1943
CF
574
.358
6.8%
0.9%
.116
91
1912-1923
CF
1249
.357
8.0%
4.8%
2.08
0.2%
.076
92
1911-1924
LF
2553
.357
9.2%
11.5%
1.36
0.3%
.073
93
1935-1945
3B
1421
.357
8.0%
1.7%
.138
94
1920-1936
CF
2704
.357
8.4%
0.9%
.102
95
1933-1945
1B
2218
.356
9.1%
1.3%
.120
96
1933-1945
CF
2463
.356
8.9%
0.9%
.100
97
1903-1912
RF
1523
.356
10.9%
5.0%
2.00
0.5%
.056
98
1919-1927
LF
2302
.355
7.0%
3.1%
2.80
0.5%
.080
99
1921-1933
RF
1610
.354
4.7%
1.2%
.129
100
1918-1928
CF
1537
.354
7.1%
10.6%
0.57
2.1%
.165
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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