1939 Kansas City Monarchs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Kansas City Monarchs


40 - 23


40 - 20 in the Negro American League

1937 / 1940 (Team History)

Managed by:
Andy Cooper (40-23)

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
98
4th ERA+
136
1st
OPS
.688
4th ERA
2.88
1st
BA
.263
4th BA
OBP
.318
5th K/BB
2.48
1st
SLG
.370
3rd K%
16.6%
1st
BB%
7.3%
7th BB%
6.7%
2nd
K%
HR%
ISO
.107
3rd WHIP
1.18
1st

Notes:


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


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
27
29
111
96
10
24
3
2
2
10
0
10
5
.250
.321
.385
.706
103
1B
27
43
162
144
19
28
5
4
1
22
3
14
4
.194
.266
.306
.571
64
2B
38
45
182
163
18
36
5
0
0
19
1
11
8
.221
.270
.252
.522
51
3B
28
40
162
148
30
42
7
2
1
18
3
7
7
.284
.316
.378
.695
100
SS
22
43
175
148
32
48
8
2
3
27
14
22
5
.324
.412
.466
.878
153
LF
24
41
172
163
36
61
15
6
3
38
8
9
0
.374
.407
.595
1.002
187
CF
38
46
194
174
40
56
9
1
7
37
11
17
3
.322
.382
.506
.888
155
RF
27
44
197
175
28
44
6
2
1
8
10
18
4
.251
.321
.326
.647
87
3B
26
22
65
61
7
15
3
0
0
4
3
3
1
.246
.281
.295
.576
66
C
24
18
48
45
1
4
1
0
0
3
0
2
1
.089
.128
.111
.239
-31
C
28
14
39
34
5
11
0
1
0
6
2
5
0
.324
.410
.382
.793
129
LF
5
20
19
2
6
1
0
0
3
0
0
1
.316
.316
.368
.684
97
-
22
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
32
24
54
51
3
9
0
2
0
3
0
1
2
.176
.192
.255
.447
28
SP
21
17
38
37
4
9
1
0
0
2
0
1
0
.243
.263
.270
.533
54
SP
24
19
31
28
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
0
3
.107
.107
.143
.250
-28
SP
25
10
16
13
2
2
1
0
0
0
0
2
1
.154
.267
.231
.497
44
SP
22
7
12
10
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
.100
.250
.100
.350
3
SP
8
9
9
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.111
.111
.111
.222
-36
SP
18
5
9
8
1
1
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
.125
.222
.125
.347
1
RP
43
2
4
4
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
188
SP
23
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RF
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
-
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
RP
39
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
RP
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
26
488
1703
1533
242
403
66
22
18
202
57
125
45
.263
.318
.370
.688
98
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
27
RF
197
.308
.325
9.1%
9.3%
0.5%
0.8%
.074
.098
38
CF
194
.407
.325
8.8%
9.3%
3.6%
0.8%
.184
.098
38
2B
182
.245
.325
6.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.031
.098
22
SS
175
.403
.325
12.6%
9.3%
1.7%
0.8%
.142
.098
24
LF
172
.459
.325
5.2%
9.3%
1.7%
0.8%
.221
.098
28
3B
162
.313
.325
4.3%
9.3%
0.6%
0.8%
.095
.098
27
1B
162
.268
.325
8.6%
9.3%
0.6%
0.8%
.111
.098
27
C
111
.320
.325
9.0%
9.3%
1.8%
0.8%
.135
.098
26
3B
65
.273
.325
4.6%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.049
.098
32
SP
54
.201
.325
1.9%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.078
.098
24
C
48
.119
.325
4.2%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.022
.098
28
C
39
.385
.325
12.8%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.059
.098
21
SP
38
.256
.325
2.6%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.027
.098
24
SP
31
.105
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.036
.098
LF
20
.306
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.098
25
SP
16
.238
.325
12.5%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.077
.098
22
SP
12
.205
.325
16.7%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
SP
9
.106
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
18
SP
9
.190
.325
11.1%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
43
RP
4
.477
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
23
SP
2
.000
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
22
-
1
.000
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.098
RF
.000
.325
9.3%
0.8%
.098
-
.000
.325
9.3%
0.8%
.098
39
RP
.000
.325
9.3%
0.8%
.098
RP
.000
.325
9.3%
0.8%
.098
26
1703
.319
.325
7.3%
9.3%
1.1%
0.8%
.107
.098
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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