1939 Cleveland Bears - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Cleveland Bears


20 - 21


20 - 21 in the Negro American League

1937 / 1940 (Team History)

Managed by:
Alonzo Mitchell (20-21)

Top Hitter


Henry
Turner

Top Pitcher


Smoky
Owens

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
93
5th ERA+
113
2nd
OPS
.672
5th ERA
3.47
2nd
BA
.268
3rd BA
OBP
.333
4th K/BB
0.96
7th
SLG
.339
5th K%
9.7%
7th
BB%
8.6%
4th BB%
10.1%
5th
K%
HR%
ISO
.070
6th WHIP
1.31
3rd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
25
23
91
84
11
33
3
5
1
21
2
7
0
.393
.440
.583
1.023
193
1B
21
81
71
10
19
3
0
0
7
1
5
5
.268
.316
.310
.626
80
2B
24
23
88
74
11
22
3
0
0
11
1
8
6
.297
.366
.338
.704
103
3B
27
22
94
85
16
24
3
4
0
13
7
7
2
.282
.337
.412
.749
115
SS
27
19
84
79
12
24
5
0
0
9
4
5
0
.304
.345
.367
.712
105
LF
26
8
22
19
0
7
1
0
0
3
0
3
0
.368
.455
.421
.876
153
CF
27
21
89
78
18
18
3
1
0
4
2
10
1
.231
.318
.295
.613
77
RF
22
19
75
63
14
16
2
0
0
7
0
10
2
.254
.356
.286
.642
86
SS
11
32
28
4
5
0
0
0
2
1
3
1
.179
.258
.179
.437
27
C
29
8
29
26
1
3
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
.115
.207
.115
.322
-6
SS
25
6
20
17
4
4
1
0
0
2
2
3
0
.235
.350
.294
.644
86
LF
27
6
19
16
1
2
0
0
0
1
1
2
1
.125
.222
.125
.347
1
RF
2
8
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RF
24
2
8
8
1
3
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
.375
.375
.500
.875
151
LF
2
7
5
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
.400
.500
.400
.900
161
LF
2
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
-
31
2
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
LF
1
2
1
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
477
SP
28
14
36
30
1
6
2
0
0
2
0
3
3
.200
.273
.267
.539
56
SP
27
10
29
27
1
6
1
0
0
4
0
0
2
.222
.222
.259
.481
38
RP
34
8
18
17
1
4
1
0
0
1
0
0
1
.235
.235
.294
.529
52
SP
29
2
4
3
1
2
1
0
0
2
0
1
0
.667
.750
1.000
1.750
402
SP
21
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
2
3
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
92
RP
31
2
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.000
.333
.000
.333
0
SP
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SP
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
27
239
851
753
108
202
30
10
1
93
22
73
25
.268
.333
.339
.672
93
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
27
3B
94
.344
.325
7.4%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.129
.098
25
C
91
.471
.325
7.7%
9.3%
1.1%
0.8%
.190
.098
27
CF
89
.299
.325
11.2%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.064
.098
24
2B
88
.321
.325
9.1%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.041
.098
27
SS
84
.341
.325
6.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.063
.098
1B
81
.285
.325
6.2%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.042
.098
22
RF
75
.315
.325
13.3%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.032
.098
28
SP
36
.244
.325
8.3%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.067
.098
SS
32
.220
.325
9.4%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
27
SP
29
.211
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.037
.098
29
C
29
.177
.325
10.3%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
26
LF
22
.424
.325
13.6%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.098
25
SS
20
.324
.325
15.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.059
.098
27
LF
19
.180
.325
10.5%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
34
RP
18
.234
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.059
.098
RF
8
.000
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
24
RF
8
.407
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.125
.098
LF
7
.380
.325
14.3%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
29
SP
4
.763
.325
25.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.333
.098
LF
4
.000
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
21
SP
3
.000
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
RP
3
.318
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
31
RP
3
.251
.325
33.3%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
31
-
2
.000
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
LF
2
.854
.325
50.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
SP
.000
.325
9.3%
0.8%
.098
SP
.000
.325
9.3%
0.8%
.098
27
851
.315
.325
8.6%
9.3%
0.1%
0.8%
.070
.098
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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