1937 Kansas City Monarchs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Kansas City Monarchs


47 - 22 - 2


43 - 18 - 1 in the Negro American League

1936 / 1938 (Team History)

Managed by:
Andy Cooper (47-22-2)

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
103
3rd ERA+
172
1st
OPS
.731
3rd ERA
2.27
1st
BA
.273
4th BA
.224
1st
OBP
.340
1st K/BB
3.02
2nd
SLG
.390
3rd K%
17.2%
2nd
BB%
8.2%
2nd BB%
5.7%
2nd
K%
HR%
0.4%
3rd
ISO
.117
2nd WHIP
1.05
1st

Notes:


• Champions of the Negro American League
• First Half Champions of the Negro American League
• Home Ballpark: Meuhlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
• 4 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
36
41
148
122
20
29
5
1
0
16
1
15
3
8
.238
.336
.295
.631
77
1B
27
46
173
162
25
45
5
6
3
25
3
10
0
1
.278
.320
.438
.758
110
2B
36
46
193
172
27
55
5
4
0
33
10
15
4
2
.320
.387
.395
.783
119
3B
24
48
187
167
26
44
11
6
1
25
0
16
0
4
.263
.328
.419
.747
107
SS
25
34
113
97
10
20
3
2
0
8
1
10
0
6
.206
.280
.278
.559
56
LF
22
48
197
180
44
67
9
8
9
51
9
15
1
1
.372
.423
.661
1.085
199
CF
32
31
113
85
32
20
0
0
1
10
20
24
2
2
.235
.414
.271
.685
94
RF
25
44
188
164
46
40
5
2
1
20
29
21
2
1
.244
.337
.317
.654
83
CF
28
26
101
91
14
24
5
1
1
12
8
4
0
6
.264
.295
.374
.668
85
RF
25
16
56
49
7
11
1
2
0
7
1
4
0
3
.224
.283
.327
.610
70
C
31
22
50
47
7
13
1
0
0
6
0
2
0
1
.277
.306
.298
.604
69
LF
43
17
35
28
7
10
2
1
0
8
1
4
1
2
.357
.455
.500
.955
166
1B
20
1
5
5
1
2
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.800
1.200
228
CF
32
1
5
5
1
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.800
1.200
228
CF
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
179
SP
30
24
61
58
4
17
1
0
1
6
1
1
0
2
.293
.305
.362
.667
85
SP
14
27
24
4
7
2
0
1
5
0
2
0
1
.292
.346
.500
.846
134
SP
27
13
24
24
2
6
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.292
.542
51
SP
41
9
17
17
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.118
.118
.118
.235
-34
SP
28
9
13
13
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.154
.154
.154
.308
-14
SP
4
13
12
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.083
.083
.083
.167
-53
SP
23
7
12
12
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.083
.083
.083
.167
-53
RP
27
1
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
459
RP
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
24
504
1734
1537
279
420
58
34
18
237
85
143
13
41
.273
.340
.390
.731
103
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
22
LF
197
.477
.329
7.6%
7.4%
4.6%
0.7%
.289
.109
36
2B
193
.367
.329
7.8%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.076
.109
25
RF
188
.316
.329
11.2%
7.4%
0.5%
0.7%
.073
.109
24
3B
187
.336
.329
8.6%
7.4%
0.5%
0.7%
.156
.109
27
1B
173
.342
.329
5.8%
7.4%
1.7%
0.7%
.160
.109
36
C
148
.293
.329
10.1%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.057
.109
32
CF
113
.349
.329
21.2%
7.4%
0.9%
0.7%
.035
.109
25
SS
113
.255
.329
8.8%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.072
.109
28
CF
101
.290
.329
4.0%
7.4%
1.0%
0.7%
.110
.109
30
SP
61
.299
.329
1.6%
7.4%
1.6%
0.7%
.069
.109
25
RF
56
.270
.329
7.1%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.102
.109
31
C
50
.282
.329
4.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.021
.109
43
LF
35
.418
.329
11.4%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.143
.109
SP
27
.368
.329
7.4%
7.4%
3.7%
0.7%
.208
.109
27
SP
24
.251
.329
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.042
.109
41
SP
17
.111
.329
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.109
SP
13
.072
.329
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.109
28
SP
13
.145
.329
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.109
23
SP
12
.078
.329
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.109
20
1B
5
.524
.329
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.400
.109
32
CF
5
.517
.329
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.400
.109
CF
2
.471
.329
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.109
27
RP
1
.941
.329
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.109
RP
.000
.329
7.4%
0.7%
.109
24
1734
.333
.329
8.2%
7.4%
1.0%
0.7%
.117
.109
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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