1937 Kansas City Monarchs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Kansas City Monarchs


51 - 22 - 1


50 - 19 - 1 in the Negro American League

1920 / 1938 (Team History)

Managed by:
Andy Cooper (51-22-1)

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
109
2nd ERA+
170
1st
OPS
.742
2nd ERA
2.27
1st
BA
.277
4th BA
.223
1st
OBP
.344
1st K/BB
3.13
2nd
SLG
.398
2nd K%
18.0%
1st
BB%
8.2%
2nd BB%
5.7%
2nd
K%
0.9%
3rd HR%
0.5%
3rd
ISO
.120
2nd WHIP
1.06
1st

Notes:


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


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
36
45
161
134
21
31
5
1
0
18
2
0
16
3
3
8
.231
.327
.284
.610
75
1B
27
50
190
178
29
48
6
6
3
28
3
0
11
2
0
1
.270
.312
.421
.734
107
2B
36
51
216
194
32
61
6
4
1
37
11
1
15
1
4
3
.314
.376
.402
.778
121
3B
24
53
208
183
31
48
12
6
1
27
0
1
21
2
0
4
.262
.338
.410
.748
112
SS
25
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
LF
22
53
219
200
47
76
10
10
10
57
10
0
17
0
1
1
.380
.431
.680
1.111
212
CF
32
33
124
94
32
22
1
0
1
11
20
0
26
0
2
2
.234
.410
.277
.686
98
RF
25
49
212
186
54
48
5
2
2
24
31
0
22
0
2
2
.258
.343
.339
.682
94
CF
28
29
113
101
16
29
5
1
1
14
10
0
5
0
0
7
.287
.321
.386
.707
100
C
31
25
61
56
9
16
2
1
0
8
1
0
4
0
0
1
.286
.333
.357
.690
96
RF
25
16
56
49
7
11
1
2
0
7
1
0
4
1
0
3
.224
.283
.327
.610
73
LF
43
17
35
28
7
10
2
1
0
8
1
0
4
0
1
2
.357
.455
.500
.955
171
1B
20
2
8
8
1
2
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.500
.750
109
CF
32
1
5
5
1
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.800
1.200
234
CF
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
185
RP
39
132
116
15
27
4
3
0
11
1
0
10
3
0
6
.233
.294
.319
.613
74
SP
30
25
62
59
4
18
2
0
1
7
1
0
1
2
0
2
.305
.317
.390
.706
100
SP
15
28
25
4
7
2
0
1
5
0
0
2
0
0
1
.280
.333
.480
.813
129
SP
27
13
24
24
2
6
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.292
.542
53
SP
23
10
22
20
5
4
0
0
0
2
0
0
1
1
0
1
.200
.238
.200
.438
25
SP
41
10
17
17
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.118
.118
.118
.235
-33
SP
28
10
16
15
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
.200
.250
.200
.450
29
SP
20
4
13
12
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.083
.083
.083
.167
-53
SP
19
2
5
5
0
1
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.400
.600
67
RP
27
1
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
469
25
555
1930
1712
319
475
67
38
21
269
93
2
159
17
14
45
.277
.344
.398
.742
109
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
22
LF
219
.487
.324
7.8%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
4.6%
0.8%
.300
.108
36
2B
216
.361
.324
6.9%
7.3%
0.5%
0.9%
15.00
7.68
0.5%
0.8%
.088
.108
25
RF
212
.324
.324
10.4%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
0.9%
0.8%
.081
.108
24
3B
208
.340
.324
10.1%
7.3%
1.0%
0.9%
10.50
7.68
0.5%
0.8%
.148
.108
27
1B
190
.332
.324
5.8%
7.3%
1.1%
0.9%
5.50
7.68
1.6%
0.8%
.152
.108
36
C
161
.286
.324
9.9%
7.3%
1.9%
0.9%
5.33
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.052
.108
RP
132
.276
.324
7.6%
7.3%
2.3%
0.9%
3.33
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.086
.108
32
CF
124
.349
.324
21.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
0.8%
0.8%
.043
.108
28
CF
113
.307
.324
4.4%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
0.9%
0.8%
.099
.108
30
SP
62
.315
.324
1.6%
7.3%
3.2%
0.9%
0.50
7.68
1.6%
0.8%
.085
.108
31
C
61
.320
.324
6.6%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.071
.108
25
RF
56
.270
.324
7.1%
7.3%
1.8%
0.9%
4.00
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.102
.108
43
LF
35
.418
.324
11.4%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.143
.108
SP
28
.354
.324
7.1%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
3.6%
0.8%
.200
.108
27
SP
24
.251
.324
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.042
.108
23
SP
22
.205
.324
4.5%
7.3%
4.5%
0.9%
1.00
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.108
41
SP
17
.111
.324
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.108
28
SP
16
.225
.324
0.0%
7.3%
6.3%
0.9%
0.00
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.108
20
SP
13
.072
.324
0.0%
7.3%
7.7%
0.9%
0.00
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.108
20
1B
8
.327
.324
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.250
.108
19
SP
5
.262
.324
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.200
.108
32
CF
5
.516
.324
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.400
.108
CF
2
.471
.324
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.108
27
RP
1
.941
.324
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
7.68
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.108
25
SS
.000
.324
7.3%
0.9%
7.68
0.8%
.108
25
1930
.338
.324
8.2%
7.3%
0.9%
0.9%
9.35
7.68
1.1%
0.8%
.120
.108
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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