1887 - 1946 - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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# Years Pos
1
1930-1946
C
2903
.490
12.7%
6.0%
.318
2
1933-1946
1B
2413
.463
14.7%
3.6%
.241
3
1923-1940
CF
2731
.448
9.0%
4.4%
.266
4
1916-1932
RF
1862
.447
7.6%
6.7%
0.50
3.0%
.227
5
1915-1941
CF
5619
.445
11.2%
7.8%
1.59
3.1%
.222
6
1925-1931
RF
662
.445
11.0%
2.4%
.202
7
1938-1946
SS
758
.442
9.1%
3.2%
.197
8
1912-1928
CF
4327
.438
12.1%
6.8%
2.00
1.6%
.170
9
1935-1946
CF
1293
.437
6.5%
3.3%
.226
10
1942-1946
2B
502
.430
12.9%
2.6%
.208
11
1922-1945
1B
3649
.430
11.3%
0.0%
2.0%
.167
12
1919-1937
SS
1960
.429
7.4%
16.7%
0.25
3.9%
.243
13
1936-1946
RF
848
.422
11.7%
2.8%
.191
14
1916-1938
RF
1809
.414
8.6%
4.7%
1.50
2.3%
.187
15
1923-1944
1B
2521
.412
9.4%
4.1%
.231
16
1937-1946
LF
1438
.409
7.6%
2.2%
.184
17
1917-1935
CF
1764
.409
10.6%
5.2%
1.85
2.0%
.170
18
1923-1928
1B
806
.408
10.8%
2.5%
.185
19
1904-1925
CF
4065
.407
11.1%
5.7%
2.04
1.3%
.134
20
1938-1946
SS
646
.407
9.6%
3.7%
.204
21
1917-1925
1B
1967
.407
8.7%
8.8%
0.90
3.8%
.215
22
1924-1937
RF
1824
.406
10.7%
3.1%
.209
23
1915-1928
LF
2293
.405
10.1%
9.1%
0.20
1.9%
.169
24
1914-1925
LF
1122
.403
8.6%
27.3%
0.67
0.5%
.110
25
1940-1946
LF
842
.401
10.2%
2.5%
.163
26
1937-1945
C
852
.399
8.6%
2.2%
.163
27
1922-1945
RF
1586
.399
10.0%
33.3%
1.00
3.4%
.203
28
1901-1914
1B
1958
.398
10.1%
8.5%
1.15
0.6%
.099
29
1909-1928
1B
3788
.397
8.5%
2.3%
4.00
0.8%
.128
30
1910-1937
LF
3070
.396
8.8%
15.2%
0.40
1.6%
.150
31
1916-1925
SS
2380
.396
5.0%
4.1%
1.00
1.6%
.170
32
1933-1945
RF
1369
.396
6.9%
1.6%
.169
33
1921-1946
3B
2746
.395
12.7%
14.3%
0.00
2.1%
.172
34
1910-1926
C
1917
.395
8.5%
0.0%
1.3%
.133
35
1940-1944
RF
571
.394
8.6%
1.1%
.110
36
1944-1946
SS
720
.393
9.7%
0.3%
.080
37
1909-1921
1B
1509
.391
7.6%
2.1%
.168
38
1920-1946
C
3808
.390
8.3%
2.8%
4.33
1.7%
.150
39
1934-1946
2B
1173
.390
6.7%
1.7%
.160
40
1933-1946
RF
1575
.386
11.3%
1.7%
.147
41
1895-1914
SS
1781
.386
9.5%
4.3%
3.11
0.8%
.089
42
1906-1932
SS
5236
.386
7.2%
5.0%
1.20
0.5%
.105
43
1896-1917
RF
830
.385
7.5%
9.9%
0.76
1.4%
.155
44
1934-1946
CF
914
.385
8.6%
2.2%
.158
45
1899-1915
3B
2621
.382
15.7%
4.2%
4.19
0.1%
.050
46
1920-1934
1B
2430
.380
8.1%
10.8%
0.88
2.2%
.161
47
1912-1922
LF
1072
.380
15.9%
6.1%
3.00
0.1%
.053
48
1916-1937
SS
2970
.380
7.8%
6.9%
0.90
1.3%
.134
49
1924-1946
SS
2715
.380
9.5%
2.0%
.167
50
1928-1946
RF
1746
.379
14.9%
0.9%
.108
51
1907-1925
CF
1037
.379
7.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.117
52
1936-1946
3B
1227
.378
7.0%
1.3%
.150
53
1910-1926
1B
1433
.378
7.9%
10.3%
0.29
1.3%
.137
54
1908-1926
CF
1754
.378
6.9%
36.4%
0.00
1.5%
.134
55
1922-1932
RF
1109
.378
8.7%
2.5%
.153
56
1937-1946
1B
1447
.377
7.8%
3.0%
.178
57
1922-1946
CF
3579
.377
9.6%
0.0%
0.8%
.108
58
1937-1944
RF
923
.377
7.0%
1.0%
.119
59
1909-1923
CF
1899
.377
10.1%
8.0%
1.29
0.3%
.074
60
1921-1945
2B
2338
.376
7.9%
1.7%
.147
61
1931-1944
CF
542
.375
7.6%
0.4%
.099
62
1920-1932
1B
1603
.375
6.9%
2.2%
.155
63
1919-1934
P
622
.374
8.8%
2.4%
.148
64
1920-1940
LF
2147
.374
9.9%
0.7%
.089
65
1937-1946
CF
1893
.374
11.5%
1.1%
.125
66
1919-1929
C
858
.372
8.6%
0.0%
1.9%
.133
67
1932-1946
2B
1570
.372
10.3%
1.1%
.125
68
1922-1928
LF
556
.371
9.4%
1.6%
.158
69
1922-1932
RF
1685
.370
10.1%
7.7%
2.00
1.5%
.158
70
1906-1919
CF
1133
.370
9.6%
5.2%
2.00
0.7%
.096
71
1928-1945
C
691
.369
8.0%
1.6%
.141
72
1909-1923
C
903
.368
6.8%
33.3%
0.00
0.7%
.089
73
1928-1943
LF
1831
.367
8.5%
1.3%
.129
74
1917-1933
CF
801
.367
7.6%
2.0%
.128
75
1920-1923
LF
950
.367
8.0%
4.5%
3.00
1.4%
.145
76
1920-1935
RF
839
.366
6.2%
1.7%
.159
77
1934-1946
CF
644
.365
7.0%
0.9%
.115
78
1928-1938
1B
1164
.365
8.8%
0.4%
.113
79
1930-1943
RF
856
.364
9.3%
1.1%
.125
80
1923-1945
LF
2743
.364
9.2%
1.0%
.116
81
1921-1932
RF
856
.364
5.4%
1.3%
.122
82
1911-1927
3B
1506
.363
10.4%
3.6%
2.47
0.3%
.073
83
1916-1928
2B
1006
.363
12.0%
0.0%
0.5%
.092
84
1933-1944
3B
883
.362
5.9%
0.5%
.113
85
1932-1938
RF
658
.361
5.8%
1.8%
.149
86
1920-1938
CF
3375
.361
7.1%
3.4%
1.87
1.6%
.153
87
1913-1925
C
1131
.361
6.7%
9.9%
0.57
1.7%
.142
88
1924-1940
LF
1689
.360
8.0%
2.7%
.160
89
1906-1920
LF
878
.360
8.0%
8.2%
1.58
0.3%
.084
90
1911-1918
C
943
.360
8.6%
6.9%
0.75
0.5%
.081
91
1924-1928
SS
568
.360
10.9%
1.4%
.134
92
1908-1925
3B
806
.360
10.4%
5.8%
2.75
1.0%
.103
93
1915-1928
CF
2713
.359
8.9%
7.4%
1.55
0.8%
.096
94
1922-1928
RF
1037
.358
8.9%
11.0%
0.69
2.9%
.189
95
1912-1923
CF
1249
.357
8.0%
4.8%
2.08
0.2%
.076
96
1911-1924
LF
2553
.357
9.2%
11.5%
1.36
0.3%
.073
97
1920-1936
CF
2704
.357
8.4%
0.9%
.102
98
1935-1945
3B
1431
.357
7.9%
1.7%
.137
99
1933-1945
1B
2228
.356
9.1%
1.3%
.120
100
1936-1946
C
646
.356
11.9%
1.4%
.161
* = 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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