1939 Homestead Grays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Homestead Grays


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(2nd place in the NNL II Championship Series )

1938 / 1940 (Team History)

Managed by:
Vic Harris (1-3-1)

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Roy
Partlow

League Ranks (2 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
84
2nd ERA+
87
2nd
OPS
.646
2nd ERA
3.23
2nd
BA
.265
2nd BA
OBP
.329
1st K/BB
1.30
1st
SLG
.316
2nd K%
7.9%
1st
BB%
8.7%
1st BB%
6.1%
1st
K%
HR%
ISO
.052
2nd WHIP
1.31
1st

Notes:


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


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
27
5
21
17
3
6
0
0
2
4
0
4
0
.353
.476
.706
1.182
231
1B
31
5
17
13
1
6
0
0
0
2
1
4
0
.462
.588
.462
1.050
197
2B
28
5
20
18
2
6
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
.333
.400
.333
.733
107
3B
29
5
18
18
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
25
SS
29
5
16
14
2
4
0
0
0
1
1
1
1
.286
.333
.286
.619
75
LF
34
5
20
18
1
4
1
0
0
0
0
2
0
.222
.300
.278
.578
63
CF
27
3
10
9
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.111
.111
.111
.222
-37
RF
24
5
20
20
3
7
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.350
.350
.400
.750
111
CF
3
9
8
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
.125
.222
.125
.347
-1
1B
31
4
5
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
-
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
28
3
9
9
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
25
SP
31
1
4
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.000
.250
.000
.250
-28
SP
28
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
14
51
172
155
13
41
2
0
2
9
2
15
2
.265
.329
.316
.646
84
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
27
C
21
.548
.338
19.0%
7.8%
9.5%
1.0%
.353
.076
24
RF
20
.358
.338
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.050
.076
28
2B
20
.362
.338
10.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.076
34
LF
20
.288
.338
10.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.056
.076
29
3B
18
.214
.338
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.076
31
1B
17
.512
.338
23.5%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.076
29
SS
16
.286
.338
6.3%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.076
27
CF
10
.096
.338
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.076
CF
9
.188
.338
11.1%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.076
28
SP
9
.214
.338
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.076
31
1B
5
.000
.338
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.076
31
SP
4
.184
.338
25.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.076
28
SP
2
.000
.338
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.076
-
1
.000
.338
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.076
14
172
.315
.338
8.7%
7.8%
1.2%
1.0%
.052
.076
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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