1887 - 1948 - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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# Years Pos
1
1925-1931
RF
1126
.497
12.4%
3.6%
.261
2
1930-1946
C
3859
.497
13.0%
5.4%
3.19
6.2%
.325
3
1933-1948
1B
2827
.459
15.2%
4.2%
3.00
3.6%
.236
4
1938-1948
SS
1487
.451
11.6%
7.0%
2.38
4.1%
.224
5
1923-1940
CF
4551
.450
9.6%
10.8%
0.33
4.3%
.270
6
1942-1947
2B
642
.448
12.9%
12.5%
1.00
3.3%
.243
7
1915-1941
CF
6802
.446
11.4%
8.1%
1.40
3.1%
.223
8
1923-1944
1B
3988
.444
10.1%
14.8%
1.50
4.8%
.276
9
1916-1932
RF
2135
.444
7.9%
6.7%
0.50
2.9%
.221
10
1940-1944
CF
860
.440
15.8%
13.4%
1.18
2.8%
.204
11
1935-1948
CF
2113
.440
6.4%
4.9%
0.69
3.2%
.224
12
1922-1945
3B
4564
.440
11.2%
0.0%
2.2%
.179
13
1919-1937
3B
2542
.435
7.6%
16.7%
0.25
4.2%
.249
14
1943-1947
CF
836
.435
16.0%
6.7%
2.34
1.3%
.164
15
1912-1932
CF
5122
.432
11.9%
7.3%
1.79
1.6%
.165
16
1932-1945
CF
3231
.427
9.2%
4.5%
2.57
2.2%
.188
17
1938-1946
SS
1123
.424
10.5%
16.1%
0.66
4.0%
.223
18
1936-1948
RF
1481
.421
11.6%
12.1%
0.80
2.7%
.197
19
1941-1944
RF
711
.419
6.8%
3.9%
1.63
1.1%
.152
20
1940-1946
CF
1749
.418
7.7%
7.2%
1.10
1.7%
.184
21
1930-1944
CF
1957
.415
13.4%
4.4%
3.49
1.4%
.131
22
1924-1948
SS
6444
.414
11.2%
4.2%
3.00
2.7%
.191
23
1944-1948
SS
579
.414
8.8%
10.0%
0.50
0.0%
.090
24
1921-1946
2B
3459
.414
13.3%
13.6%
0.00
2.1%
.183
25
1917-1935
CF
2097
.413
10.3%
5.1%
1.92
2.1%
.176
26
1922-1945
RF
3853
.413
12.4%
8.9%
1.65
3.3%
.201
27
1930-1948
C
2380
.413
15.1%
9.5%
1.77
2.2%
.179
28
1922-1937
RF
2552
.412
11.1%
0.0%
3.0%
.213
29
1916-1938
CF
2605
.410
10.1%
3.4%
2.50
2.0%
.175
30
1937-1946
LF
1461
.409
7.6%
40.0%
0.00
2.3%
.184
31
1940-1944
RF
1292
.408
15.2%
11.3%
1.35
2.9%
.192
32
1904-1925
CF
4185
.408
11.1%
5.7%
2.09
1.4%
.136
33
1940-1944
RF
1715
.407
11.1%
3.8%
2.94
0.8%
.122
34
1917-1927
1B
2449
.405
8.9%
8.8%
0.90
3.8%
.208
35
1943-1948
RF
661
.405
10.3%
2.4%
.175
36
1939-1946
LF
880
.403
14.7%
10.1%
1.55
0.9%
.132
37
1914-1925
LF
1221
.403
8.5%
20.0%
0.67
0.6%
.108
38
1940-1942
3B
546
.402
10.1%
3.1%
3.24
0.5%
.124
39
1936-1947
SS
2160
.401
6.9%
5.8%
1.21
1.9%
.145
40
1916-1926
SS
2467
.400
5.5%
4.1%
1.00
1.5%
.170
41
1915-1929
RF
2740
.400
10.4%
8.6%
0.33
1.8%
.162
42
1928-1944
LF
1868
.400
13.2%
7.3%
1.93
0.1%
.083
43
1933-1946
RF
2209
.400
11.3%
7.8%
1.45
1.9%
.158
44
1899-1914
1B
1969
.399
10.1%
8.4%
1.16
0.6%
.098
45
1940-1944
1B
1562
.399
10.9%
6.3%
1.72
2.3%
.177
46
1941-1944
3B
860
.398
13.7%
3.3%
4.42
0.8%
.130
47
1909-1923
1B
1717
.397
8.4%
2.0%
.170
48
1940-1944
C
1684
.397
18.8%
6.7%
2.82
0.4%
.094
49
1910-1926
C
1977
.397
8.6%
1.6%
6.00
1.2%
.136
50
1946-1948
3B
550
.396
7.6%
0.0%
1.6%
.165
51
1937-1945
C
1359
.396
9.5%
8.0%
1.41
2.4%
.174
52
1927-1943
CF
626
.396
8.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.109
53
1934-1947
2B
1875
.394
7.0%
10.2%
0.74
1.7%
.164
54
1943-1944
LF
689
.394
12.9%
8.3%
1.56
2.5%
.149
55
1909-1929
1B
4250
.394
8.7%
2.3%
4.00
0.9%
.126
56
1922-1946
CF
6684
.393
10.1%
5.5%
2.13
1.1%
.130
57
1939-1947
CF
2202
.393
10.8%
5.9%
1.84
0.9%
.129
58
1933-1944
3B
2164
.393
6.7%
2.8%
2.55
1.2%
.133
59
1923-1930
1B
1627
.391
12.5%
1.6%
.155
60
1944-1948
SS
1140
.391
9.3%
0.0%
0.3%
.089
61
1920-1947
C
4353
.390
8.7%
3.1%
3.13
1.5%
.143
62
1937-1948
CF
2515
.389
12.6%
7.7%
2.00
1.2%
.134
63
1940-1948
LF
1139
.389
11.1%
0.0%
2.5%
.160
64
1927-1943
LF
2504
.389
7.9%
0.0%
1.6%
.155
65
1896-1917
RF
839
.389
7.6%
10.6%
0.62
1.5%
.161
66
1920-1940
LF
2873
.388
10.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.094
67
1940-1944
RF
581
.388
8.4%
20.0%
0.00
1.0%
.108
68
1895-1914
SS
1790
.386
9.5%
4.3%
3.11
0.8%
.089
69
1938-1948
CF
705
.386
7.5%
11.8%
0.00
1.0%
.159
70
1906-1932
SS
5699
.386
7.1%
5.0%
1.20
0.6%
.108
71
1920-1935
RF
1934
.385
6.8%
14.6%
0.17
1.8%
.168
72
1910-1937
RF
3778
.384
9.2%
10.7%
0.45
1.4%
.141
73
1899-1915
3B
2633
.384
15.8%
4.3%
4.21
0.1%
.050
74
1940-1944
2B
1467
.381
14.1%
9.0%
1.57
0.5%
.116
75
1920-1934
1B
2851
.381
8.3%
6.2%
2.00
2.0%
.152
76
1922-1932
LF
1574
.381
9.1%
2.6%
.164
77
1908-1926
CF
1852
.381
6.8%
26.7%
0.00
1.6%
.139
78
1912-1922
LF
1072
.380
15.9%
6.1%
3.00
0.1%
.053
79
1930-1946
2B
2233
.380
9.9%
7.7%
1.32
1.2%
.133
80
1941-1944
LF
1290
.380
8.4%
7.1%
1.24
1.4%
.116
81
1942-1948
2B
678
.379
7.8%
6.3%
2.00
1.0%
.130
82
1907-1925
CF
1068
.379
7.3%
0.0%
1.0%
.118
83
1930-1948
CF
1303
.378
8.1%
0.0%
2.2%
.155
84
1916-1937
SS
3920
.378
8.0%
7.1%
1.06
1.3%
.135
85
1928-1947
RF
2140
.378
13.5%
0.9%
.115
86
1936-1946
3B
1291
.377
7.0%
15.0%
0.33
1.3%
.151
87
1922-1932
RF
3478
.377
11.0%
7.7%
2.00
1.6%
.153
88
1921-1945
2B
3146
.377
7.5%
25.0%
0.00
1.5%
.144
89
1909-1923
CF
1997
.377
9.9%
8.2%
1.29
0.3%
.076
90
1919-1936
1B
1836
.376
8.6%
2.1%
.166
91
1910-1926
1B
1582
.376
7.9%
10.3%
0.29
1.3%
.136
92
1921-1932
RF
1048
.375
6.4%
1.2%
.119
93
1937-1944
RF
947
.375
6.8%
1.0%
.119
94
1919-1934
P
919
.373
9.8%
17.6%
0.67
2.4%
.153
95
1921-1927
P
558
.372
5.7%
4.1%
.215
96
1924-1940
LF
3230
.371
8.1%
0.0%
2.7%
.167
97
1935-1944
2B
1157
.371
13.5%
7.7%
1.88
0.7%
.097
98
1940-1944
RF
2020
.371
8.9%
4.0%
2.21
0.4%
.097
99
1920-1932
1B
1999
.370
7.1%
2.3%
.154
100
1946-1948
CF
608
.370
7.4%
0.0%
1.6%
.120
* = 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.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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