1939 Cleveland Bears - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Cleveland Bears


20 - 21


20 - 21 in the Negro American League

1938 / 1940 (Team History)

Managed by:
Alonzo Mitchell (20-21)

Top Hitter


Henry
Turner

Top Pitcher


Smoky
Owens

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
95
5th ERA+
112
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%
6th
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
196
1B
28
21
81
71
10
19
3
0
0
7
1
5
5
.268
.316
.310
.626
82
2B
24
23
88
74
11
22
3
0
0
11
1
8
6
.297
.366
.338
.704
105
3B
27
22
94
85
16
24
3
4
0
13
7
7
2
.282
.337
.412
.749
117
SS
27
19
84
79
12
24
5
0
0
9
4
5
0
.304
.345
.367
.712
107
LF
26
8
22
19
0
7
1
0
0
3
0
3
0
.368
.455
.421
.876
155
CF
27
21
89
78
18
18
3
1
0
4
2
10
1
.231
.318
.295
.613
79
RF
22
19
75
63
14
16
2
0
0
7
0
10
2
.254
.356
.286
.642
88
SS
24
11
32
28
4
5
0
0
0
2
1
3
1
.179
.258
.179
.437
28
C
29
8
29
26
1
3
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
.115
.207
.115
.322
-5
SS
25
6
20
17
4
4
1
0
0
2
2
3
0
.235
.350
.294
.644
88
LF
27
6
19
16
1
2
0
0
0
1
1
2
1
.125
.222
.125
.347
2
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
153
LF
2
7
5
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
.400
.500
.400
.900
163
LF
27
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
483
SP
28
14
36
30
1
6
2
0
0
2
0
3
3
.200
.273
.267
.539
57
SP
27
10
29
27
1
6
1
0
0
4
0
0
2
.222
.222
.259
.481
40
RP
34
8
18
17
1
4
1
0
0
1
0
0
1
.235
.235
.294
.529
54
SP
29
2
4
3
1
2
1
0
0
2
0
1
0
.667
.750
1.000
1.750
407
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
94
RP
31
2
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.000
.333
.000
.333
1
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
95
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
27
3B
94
.344
.322
7.4%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.129
.097
25
C
91
.471
.322
7.7%
9.1%
1.1%
0.8%
.190
.097
27
CF
89
.299
.322
11.2%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.064
.097
24
2B
88
.321
.322
9.1%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.041
.097
27
SS
84
.341
.322
6.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.063
.097
28
1B
81
.285
.322
6.2%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.042
.097
22
RF
75
.314
.322
13.3%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.032
.097
28
SP
36
.244
.322
8.3%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.067
.097
24
SS
32
.220
.322
9.4%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
27
SP
29
.211
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.037
.097
29
C
29
.177
.322
10.3%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
26
LF
22
.424
.322
13.6%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.097
25
SS
20
.323
.322
15.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.059
.097
27
LF
19
.180
.322
10.5%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
34
RP
18
.234
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.059
.097
RF
8
.000
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
24
RF
8
.407
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.125
.097
LF
7
.380
.322
14.3%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
29
SP
4
.764
.322
25.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.333
.097
27
LF
4
.000
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
21
SP
3
.000
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
RP
3
.318
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
31
RP
3
.251
.322
33.3%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
31
-
2
.000
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
LF
2
.853
.322
50.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
SP
.000
.322
9.1%
0.8%
.097
SP
.000
.322
9.1%
0.8%
.097
27
851
.315
.322
8.6%
9.1%
0.1%
0.8%
.070
.097
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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