1947 Kansas City Monarchs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1947 Kansas City Monarchs


56 - 41


52 - 32 in the Negro American League

1920 / 1948 (Team History)

Managed by:
Frank Duncan (56-41)

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Ford
Smith

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
100
2nd ERA+
93
4th
OPS
.740
2nd ERA
4.52
3rd
BA
.271
2nd BA
.275
4th
OBP
.352
3rd K/BB
1.40
3rd
SLG
.388
2nd K%
13.2%
2nd
BB%
10.0%
2nd BB%
9.4%
4th
K%
HR%
0.5%
1st
ISO
.117
2nd WHIP
1.55
4th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Blues Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
• 3 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Fielding
Glossary
Catcher
`
Lg Lg
24
33
32
264.0
198
26
9
3
1
19
.961
.966
7.64
6.60
1.4
5.2
-0.8
2.1
35
24
22
191.1
112
16
5
1
3
6
.962
.966
6.02
6.60
-4.0
-21.0
-1.7
-2.3
1
1
9.0
5
1
1
0
0
2
.857
.966
6.00
6.60
0.2
16.9
0.0
0.1
3
58
55
464.1
315
43
15
4
4
27
.960
.966
6.94
6.60
-2.5
-5.4
-2.5
0.0


Glossary
First Base
`
Lg Lg
35
47
45
387.1
417
19
7
28
.984
.983
10.13
10.54
-3.6
-9.3
-3.6
30
4
4
25.0
28
0
0
2
1.000
.983
10.08
10.54
-0.9
-37.4
-0.9
2
2
18.0
25
1
0
1
1.000
.983
13.00
10.54
0.1
7.7
0.1
26
2
2
16.0
18
2
0
1
1.000
.983
11.25
10.54
0.6
39.1
0.6
30
2
2
18.0
21
1
0
2
1.000
.983
11.00
10.54
-0.0
-1.6
-0.0
5
57
55
464.1
509
23
7
34
.987
.983
10.31
10.54
-3.8
-8.2
-3.8


Glossary
Second Base
`
Lg Lg
24
30
28
244.1
65
82
16
16
.902
.935
5.41
5.34
0.0
0.0
0.0
10
8
75.0
14
22
3
2
.923
.935
4.32
5.34
-1.9
-25.8
-1.9
17
9
9
68.0
12
21
1
4
.971
.935
4.37
5.34
-1.1
-16.3
-1.1
21
9
9
64.0
18
23
2
4
.953
.935
5.77
5.34
0.9
14.5
0.9
25
1
0
4.0
1
1
0
0
1.000
.935
4.50
5.34
-0.2
-52.2
-0.2
30
1
1
9.0
2
3
0
0
1.000
.935
5.00
5.34
-0.0
-1.4
-0.0
6
60
55
464.1
112
152
22
26
.923
.935
5.12
5.34
-2.3
-5.0
-2.3


Glossary
Third Base
`
Lg Lg
34
52
52
437.1
57
82
11
7
.927
.904
2.86
2.94
-6.3
-14.5
-6.3
24
2
2
18.0
4
4
1
0
.889
.904
4.00
2.94
0.1
6.7
0.1
30
1
1
9.0
3
2
0
0
1.000
.904
5.00
2.94
0.1
6.7
0.1
3
55
55
464.1
64
88
12
7
.927
.904
2.95
2.94
-6.2
-13.3
-6.2


Glossary
Shortstop
`
Lg Lg
21
26
26
224.1
51
81
18
14
.880
.890
5.30
4.91
6.8
30.5
6.8
24
11
10
84.0
23
25
6
3
.889
.890
5.14
4.91
-0.7
-8.2
-0.7
17
9
8
70.0
16
21
7
3
.841
.890
4.76
4.91
-0.5
-6.8
-0.5
19
9
9
74.0
12
18
5
2
.857
.890
3.65
4.91
-3.1
-41.4
-3.1
32
2
2
12.0
5
1
0
1
1.000
.890
4.50
4.91
-1.7
-138.9
-1.7
5
57
55
464.1
107
146
36
23
.875
.890
4.90
4.91
0.9
2.0
0.9


Glossary
Left Field
`
Lg Lg
33
35
35
301.1
56
1
4
1
.934
.953
1.70
1.76
-0.9
-3.1
-0.3
-0.6
8
8
68.0
9
1
0
0
1.000
.953
1.32
1.76
-1.9
-28.5
-2.3
0.4
35
5
5
34.2
6
1
0
0
1.000
.953
1.82
1.76
0.2
5.2
-0.3
0.5
25
3
2
18.1
3
0
0
0
1.000
.953
1.47
1.76
-0.3
-18.7
-0.3
-0.1
32
2
2
18.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.953
2.00
1.76
0.3
17.0
0.4
-0.1
26
2
2
15.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.953
1.20
1.76
-0.6
-37.2
-0.5
-0.1
28
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.953
0.00
1.76
-1.1
-118.5
-1.0
-0.0
7
56
55
464.1
80
3
4
1
.954
.953
1.61
1.76
-4.4
-9.4
-4.3
-0.0


Glossary
Center Field
`
Lg Lg
32
35
34
295.1
82
3
5
0
.944
.938
2.59
2.54
1.5
5.2
2.2
-0.7
33
19
19
155.0
40
0
1
0
.976
.938
2.32
2.54
-2.0
-13.1
-0.7
-1.3
2
2
12.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.938
0.75
2.54
-1.4
-119.7
-1.3
-0.1
25
1
0
2.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.938
4.50
2.54
0.3
134.4
0.3
-0.0
4
57
55
464.1
124
3
6
0
.955
.938
2.46
2.54
-1.7
-3.6
0.5
-2.1


Glossary
Right Field
`
Lg Lg
30
28
26
213.0
36
2
5
1
.884
.934
1.61
1.54
0.1
0.6
0.5
-0.4
25
22
187.1
25
3
1
1
.966
.934
1.35
1.54
-3.2
-16.9
-3.6
0.5
35
3
3
22.0
1
1
0
0
1.000
.934
0.82
1.54
-1.1
-52.0
-1.6
0.5
26
2
2
18.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.934
0.50
1.54
-1.3
-74.5
-1.2
-0.1
25
2
1
10.0
0
0
0
0
.934
0.00
1.54
-1.1
-108.4
-1.0
-0.1
33
1
0
1.0
0
0
0
0
.934
0.00
1.54
-0.1
-108.4
-0.1
-0.0
28
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.934
0.00
1.54
-1.0
-108.4
-0.9
-0.1
21
1
0
4.0
0
0
0
0
.934
0.00
1.54
-0.4
-108.4
-0.4
-0.0
8
63
55
464.1
63
6
6
2
.920
.934
1.34
1.54
-8.1
-17.5
-8.3
0.2


Glossary
Pitcher
`
Lg Lg
35
15
4
36.0
0
12
2
1
.857
.945
3.00
2.52
25
14
13
105.0
5
37
2
0
.955
.945
3.60
2.52
40
12
8
71.2
4
16
0
2
1.000
.945
2.51
2.52
24
11
5
52.1
2
11
0
2
1.000
.945
2.24
2.52
34
10
6
45.0
1
7
2
0
.800
.945
1.60
2.52
28
8
6
56.0
2
15
1
0
.944
.945
2.73
2.52
36
8
3
31.2
0
9
2
0
.818
.945
2.56
2.52
40
4
4
17.0
0
3
0
0
1.000
.945
1.59
2.52
22
3
2
11.0
0
4
0
0
1.000
.945
3.27
2.52
19
3
3
27.0
4
5
0
0
1.000
.945
3.00
2.52
25
2
1
4.0
0
0
0
0
.945
0.00
2.52
2
2
6.0
0
1
0
0
1.000
.945
1.50
2.52
35
1
0
1.2
0
0
0
0
.945
0.00
2.52
13
93
57
464.1
18
120
9
5
.939
.945
2.67
2.52


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
`
40
10
35
4
30
4
35
3
28
3
22
2
40
2
2
24
2
1
24
1
25
1
24
1
13
36


Glossary
Pinch Runner
`
24
4
22
2
25
1
28
1
4
8



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