1939 Kansas City Monarchs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Kansas City Monarchs


42 - 25


42 - 22 in the Negro American League

1938 / 1940 (Team History)

Managed by:
Andy Cooper (42-25)

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
96
4th ERA+
134
1st
OPS
.676
4th ERA
2.90
1st
BA
.260
4th BA
OBP
.313
5th K/BB
2.50
1st
SLG
.363
3rd K%
16.8%
1st
BB%
7.0%
7th BB%
6.7%
2nd
K%
HR%
ISO
.103
3rd WHIP
1.16
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
32
121
106
11
24
3
2
2
10
0
10
5
.226
.293
.349
.642
86
1B
27
46
173
155
19
28
5
4
1
22
3
14
4
.181
.249
.284
.532
55
2B
38
47
186
167
19
37
5
0
0
19
1
11
8
.222
.270
.251
.521
52
3B
28
43
173
158
33
46
8
2
1
19
3
7
8
.291
.321
.386
.707
105
SS
22
46
186
159
33
50
8
2
3
29
14
22
5
.314
.398
.447
.844
145
LF
24
44
183
174
37
64
15
7
3
42
8
9
0
.368
.399
.586
.985
185
CF
38
49
205
185
42
61
9
1
7
39
12
17
3
.330
.386
.503
.889
158
RF
27
47
209
185
29
46
6
2
1
9
10
19
5
.249
.319
.319
.638
86
3B
26
24
72
68
7
15
3
0
0
4
3
3
1
.221
.254
.265
.518
51
C
24
18
48
45
1
4
1
0
0
3
0
2
1
.089
.128
.111
.239
-30
C
28
14
39
34
5
11
0
1
0
6
2
5
0
.324
.410
.382
.793
131
LF
5
20
19
2
6
1
0
0
3
0
0
1
.316
.316
.368
.684
99
-
22
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
32
25
57
54
3
10
0
2
0
3
0
1
2
.185
.200
.259
.459
33
SP
21
18
39
38
4
9
1
0
0
2
0
1
0
.237
.256
.263
.520
51
SP
24
20
32
29
3
4
2
0
0
1
0
0
3
.138
.138
.207
.345
-0
SP
25
10
16
13
2
2
1
0
0
0
0
2
1
.154
.267
.231
.497
45
SP
22
7
12
10
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
.100
.250
.100
.350
4
SP
24
8
9
9
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.111
.111
.111
.222
-35
SP
18
5
9
8
1
1
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
.125
.222
.125
.347
2
RP
43
3
8
8
1
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.375
.375
.375
.750
119
SP
23
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
RP
39
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
RF
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
-
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
26
517
1800
1627
253
423
68
23
18
213
58
126
47
.260
.313
.363
.676
96
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
27
RF
209
.303
.322
9.1%
9.1%
0.5%
0.8%
.070
.097
38
CF
205
.408
.322
8.3%
9.1%
3.4%
0.8%
.173
.097
22
SS
186
.390
.322
11.8%
9.1%
1.6%
0.8%
.132
.097
38
2B
186
.245
.322
5.9%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.030
.097
24
LF
183
.451
.322
4.9%
9.1%
1.6%
0.8%
.218
.097
27
1B
173
.251
.322
8.1%
9.1%
0.6%
0.8%
.103
.097
28
3B
173
.318
.322
4.0%
9.1%
0.6%
0.8%
.095
.097
27
C
121
.293
.322
8.3%
9.1%
1.7%
0.8%
.123
.097
26
3B
72
.247
.322
4.2%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.044
.097
32
SP
57
.207
.322
1.8%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.074
.097
24
C
48
.119
.322
4.2%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.022
.097
21
SP
39
.250
.322
2.6%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.026
.097
28
C
39
.385
.322
12.8%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.059
.097
24
SP
32
.144
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.069
.097
LF
20
.306
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.097
25
SP
16
.238
.322
12.5%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.077
.097
22
SP
12
.205
.322
16.7%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
18
SP
9
.190
.322
11.1%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
24
SP
9
.106
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
43
RP
8
.358
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
23
SP
2
.000
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
22
-
1
.000
.322
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
RP
.000
.322
9.1%
0.8%
.097
RF
.000
.322
9.1%
0.8%
.097
-
.000
.322
9.1%
0.8%
.097
39
RP
.000
.322
9.1%
0.8%
.097
26
1800
.313
.322
7.0%
9.1%
1.0%
0.8%
.103
.097
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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