1939 Homestead Grays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Homestead Grays


38 - 21 - 1


34 - 19 - 1 in the Negro National League II

1938 / 1940 (Team History)

Managed by:
Vic Harris (38-21-1)

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Roy
Partlow

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
128
1st ERA+
132
1st
OPS
.842
1st ERA
3.56
1st
BA
.298
1st BA
OBP
.369
1st K/BB
1.45
2nd
SLG
.473
1st K%
11.4%
1st
BB%
10.0%
2nd BB%
7.9%
5th
K%
HR%
ISO
.175
1st WHIP
1.30
1st

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
• 3 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
27
27
123
102
34
41
4
3
11
46
4
18
3
.402
.492
.824
1.315
251
1B
31
30
135
109
35
42
10
0
11
48
2
21
5
.385
.485
.780
1.264
238
2B
28
33
153
133
28
42
5
2
2
20
8
15
5
.316
.385
.429
.814
120
3B
29
31
125
116
22
35
4
4
3
16
0
8
1
.302
.347
.483
.830
123
SS
29
33
134
113
25
20
1
4
1
10
1
17
4
.177
.285
.283
.568
54
LF
34
31
138
121
19
32
7
3
2
19
0
15
2
.264
.346
.421
.767
107
CF
31
20
82
78
13
19
4
0
1
9
1
4
0
.244
.280
.333
.614
66
RF
24
26
108
103
23
39
5
3
1
14
2
3
2
.379
.396
.515
.911
145
CF
29
17
78
66
15
16
2
1
0
8
5
10
2
.242
.342
.303
.645
76
LF
27
16
49
44
10
16
1
1
2
11
0
5
0
.364
.429
.568
.997
168
CF
8
34
33
6
10
1
0
1
5
0
1
0
.303
.324
.424
.748
101
RF
34
4
16
15
3
5
2
0
0
1
0
1
0
.333
.375
.467
.842
127
3B
34
4
12
11
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.000
.083
.000
.083
-76
C
29
4
11
10
1
3
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
.300
.364
.300
.664
82
C
26
2
9
7
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
2
0
.429
.556
.571
1.127
206
RF
1
3
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
81
C
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
C
30
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
-
32
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
444
SP
28
12
30
28
1
7
1
0
1
3
0
2
0
.250
.300
.393
.693
87
SP
28
11
27
25
6
6
0
0
1
3
0
2
0
.240
.296
.360
.656
77
SP
31
6
24
20
4
4
0
0
0
3
0
4
0
.200
.333
.200
.533
48
SP
2
8
7
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.143
.143
.143
.286
-22
RP
25
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
24
322
1306
1151
252
343
48
21
37
219
23
130
25
.298
.369
.473
.842
128
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
28
2B
153
.368
.341
9.8%
8.4%
1.3%
1.8%
.113
.112
34
LF
138
.349
.341
10.9%
8.4%
1.4%
1.8%
.157
.112
31
1B
135
.524
.341
15.6%
8.4%
8.1%
1.8%
.394
.112
29
SS
134
.268
.341
12.7%
8.4%
0.7%
1.8%
.106
.112
29
3B
125
.371
.341
6.4%
8.4%
2.4%
1.8%
.181
.112
27
C
123
.549
.341
14.6%
8.4%
8.9%
1.8%
.422
.112
24
RF
108
.407
.341
2.8%
8.4%
0.9%
1.8%
.136
.112
31
CF
82
.286
.341
4.9%
8.4%
1.2%
1.8%
.090
.112
29
CF
78
.308
.341
12.8%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.061
.112
27
LF
49
.450
.341
10.2%
8.4%
4.1%
1.8%
.205
.112
CF
34
.341
.341
2.9%
8.4%
2.9%
1.8%
.121
.112
28
SP
30
.318
.341
6.7%
8.4%
3.3%
1.8%
.143
.112
28
SP
27
.305
.341
7.4%
8.4%
3.7%
1.8%
.120
.112
31
SP
24
.283
.341
16.7%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.000
.112
34
RF
16
.387
.341
6.3%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.133
.112
34
3B
12
.063
.341
8.3%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.000
.112
29
C
11
.326
.341
9.1%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.000
.112
26
C
9
.522
.341
22.2%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.143
.112
SP
8
.118
.341
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.000
.112
C
3
.000
.341
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.000
.112
RF
3
.314
.341
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.000
.112
30
C
2
.000
.341
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.000
.112
25
RP
1
.000
.341
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.000
.112
32
-
1
.943
.341
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
1.8%
.000
.112
24
1306
.377
.341
10.0%
8.4%
2.8%
1.8%
.175
.112
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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