1940 Homestead Grays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Homestead Grays


42 - 20


34 - 19 in the Negro National League II

1939 / 1941 (Team History)

Managed by:
Vic Harris (42-20)

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
104
2nd ERA+
132
1st
OPS
.771
2nd ERA
3.69
1st
BA
.290
2nd BA
OBP
.365
2nd K/BB
1.35
2nd
SLG
.406
3rd K%
11.3%
4th
BB%
10.4%
1st BB%
8.3%
2nd
K%
HR%
ISO
.116
3rd WHIP
1.33
1st

Notes:


• Champions of the Negro National League II
• Home Ballpark: Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
• 4 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
30
34
120
101
9
22
6
0
1
18
0
17
2
.218
.331
.307
.637
69
1B
32
49
206
168
44
62
12
3
8
48
2
34
4
.369
.475
.619
1.094
187
2B
30
51
204
184
25
53
9
5
3
31
9
17
3
.288
.348
.440
.788
107
3B
28
49
206
180
37
62
9
6
3
42
1
18
8
.344
.404
.511
.915
141
SS
30
50
166
150
21
30
3
1
0
17
4
11
5
.200
.255
.233
.488
30
LF
35
44
194
171
35
46
5
6
1
32
1
20
3
.269
.346
.386
.732
93
CF
30
41
180
159
38
53
4
2
1
24
13
17
4
.333
.398
.403
.800
112
RF
25
48
219
197
41
58
8
2
2
30
7
20
2
.294
.359
.386
.745
97
3B
44
36
119
96
17
25
4
0
0
20
0
22
1
.260
.398
.302
.700
87
C
27
9
24
23
5
8
1
1
1
7
0
1
0
.348
.375
.609
.984
157
C
22
5
14
14
1
3
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
.214
.214
.286
.500
31
C
23
5
12
11
2
3
0
1
0
2
0
1
0
.273
.333
.455
.788
107
C
44
4
10
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
C
24
1
5
4
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
.500
.600
.500
1.100
193
1B
28
1
4
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
.000
.500
.000
.500
42
LF
32
1
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.000
.333
.000
.333
-6
SP
32
30
84
74
12
25
2
2
2
13
0
8
2
.338
.402
.500
.902
137
SP
29
19
53
45
7
10
0
0
0
6
1
5
3
.222
.300
.222
.522
40
SP
16
35
32
3
7
2
0
0
1
0
2
1
.219
.265
.281
.546
44
SP
10
13
12
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.250
.250
.250
.500
33
SP
3
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-24
RP
4
7
5
1
4
0
0
0
1
0
1
1
.800
.833
.800
1.633
334
RP
4
6
6
1
3
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
.500
.500
1.000
1.500
289
SP
29
5
4
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
33
SP
32
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
17
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
165
RP
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
28
523
1902
1664
304
482
66
29
23
295
38
198
40
.290
.365
.406
.771
104
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
25
RF
219
.348
.347
9.1%
9.5%
0.9%
1.4%
.091
.121
32
1B
206
.479
.347
16.5%
9.5%
3.9%
1.4%
.250
.121
28
3B
206
.400
.347
8.7%
9.5%
1.5%
1.4%
.167
.121
30
2B
204
.355
.347
8.3%
9.5%
1.5%
1.4%
.152
.121
35
LF
194
.337
.347
10.3%
9.5%
0.5%
1.4%
.117
.121
30
CF
180
.371
.347
9.4%
9.5%
0.6%
1.4%
.069
.121
30
SS
166
.231
.347
6.6%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.033
.121
30
C
120
.307
.347
14.2%
9.5%
0.8%
1.4%
.089
.121
44
3B
119
.351
.347
18.5%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.042
.121
32
SP
84
.402
.347
9.5%
9.5%
2.4%
1.4%
.162
.121
29
SP
53
.250
.347
9.4%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
SP
35
.252
.347
5.7%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.063
.121
27
C
24
.431
.347
4.2%
9.5%
4.2%
1.4%
.261
.121
22
C
14
.227
.347
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.071
.121
SP
13
.218
.347
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
23
C
12
.354
.347
8.3%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.182
.121
44
C
10
.000
.347
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
SP
7
.135
.347
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
RP
7
.648
.347
14.3%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
RP
6
.642
.347
0.0%
9.5%
16.7%
1.4%
.500
.121
24
C
5
.530
.347
20.0%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
29
SP
4
.236
.347
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
28
1B
4
.382
.347
50.0%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
32
SP
3
.000
.347
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
32
LF
3
.255
.347
33.3%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
RP
2
.000
.347
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
17
RP
2
.472
.347
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
RP
.000
.347
9.5%
1.4%
.121
28
1902
.353
.347
10.4%
9.5%
1.2%
1.4%
.116
.121
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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