1940 Kansas City Monarchs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Kansas City Monarchs


31 - 15 - 2


30 - 10 - 2 in the Negro American League

1939 / 1941 (Team History)

Managed by:
Andy Cooper (31-15-2)

Top Hitter


Jesse
Williams

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
126
1st ERA+
128
1st
OPS
.738
1st ERA
2.95
1st
BA
.289
1st BA
OBP
.351
1st K/BB
2.41
1st
SLG
.387
1st K%
17.1%
1st
BB%
8.7%
4th BB%
7.1%
2nd
K%
HR%
ISO
.099
1st WHIP
1.21
2nd

Notes:


• 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
28
20
77
62
19
20
5
3
1
12
3
15
0
.323
.455
.548
1.003
207
1B
28
31
121
114
19
35
7
3
1
30
5
6
1
.307
.342
.447
.789
141
2B
24
21
83
77
11
16
4
0
0
11
4
5
1
.208
.256
.260
.516
58
3B
27
28
107
97
15
33
5
0
0
13
6
10
0
.340
.402
.392
.794
143
SS
27
31
119
106
21
39
3
3
1
24
4
10
3
.368
.422
.481
.904
176
LF
39
22
83
76
11
20
2
0
0
8
1
5
2
.263
.309
.289
.598
83
CF
39
29
115
99
15
26
3
1
4
25
3
16
0
.263
.365
.434
.800
144
RF
28
24
106
96
18
26
2
1
0
11
7
8
2
.271
.327
.313
.639
96
LF
26
17
74
63
11
12
1
0
0
8
3
11
0
.190
.311
.206
.517
58
C
25
17
53
49
9
14
0
1
1
6
0
4
0
.286
.340
.388
.727
122
2B
29
10
44
41
10
15
1
2
0
5
1
2
1
.366
.395
.488
.883
170
RF
31
4
13
11
1
3
2
0
0
1
0
1
1
.273
.333
.455
.788
141
3B
2
8
7
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
.143
.250
.143
.393
20
LF
25
2
7
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
3B
1
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.000
.333
.000
.333
3
-
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
34
14
30
28
4
8
0
1
0
2
0
2
0
.286
.333
.357
.690
111
SP
33
14
22
22
1
8
2
1
0
3
0
0
0
.364
.364
.545
.909
178
SP
22
10
22
20
2
7
2
0
1
2
0
1
1
.350
.381
.600
.981
200
SP
26
9
18
18
4
7
0
1
0
2
0
0
0
.389
.389
.500
.889
172
RP
25
6
16
13
3
2
0
0
0
2
0
0
3
.154
.154
.154
.308
-6
SP
22
4
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
53
SP
25
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
23
318
1128
1015
175
293
39
17
9
166
37
98
15
.289
.351
.387
.738
126
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
28
1B
121
.374
.318
5.0%
9.2%
0.8%
0.6%
.140
.074
27
SS
119
.424
.318
8.4%
9.2%
0.8%
0.6%
.113
.074
39
CF
115
.388
.318
13.9%
9.2%
3.5%
0.6%
.172
.074
27
3B
107
.391
.318
9.3%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.052
.074
28
RF
106
.312
.318
7.5%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.042
.074
39
LF
83
.291
.318
6.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.026
.074
24
2B
83
.254
.318
6.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.052
.074
28
C
77
.475
.318
19.5%
9.2%
1.3%
0.6%
.226
.074
26
LF
74
.277
.318
14.9%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.016
.074
25
C
53
.354
.318
7.5%
9.2%
1.9%
0.6%
.102
.074
29
2B
44
.412
.318
4.5%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.122
.074
34
SP
30
.337
.318
6.7%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.071
.074
33
SP
22
.428
.318
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.182
.074
22
SP
22
.440
.318
4.5%
9.2%
4.5%
0.6%
.250
.074
26
SP
18
.423
.318
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.111
.074
25
RP
16
.122
.318
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.074
31
RF
13
.347
.318
7.7%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.182
.074
3B
8
.217
.318
12.5%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.074
25
LF
7
.000
.318
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.074
22
SP
4
.244
.318
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.074
3B
3
.254
.318
33.3%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.074
25
SP
2
.000
.318
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.074
-
1
.000
.318
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.074
23
1128
.356
.318
8.7%
9.2%
0.8%
0.6%
.099
.074
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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