1947 Kansas City Monarchs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1947 Kansas City Monarchs


52 - 36


49 - 29 in the Negro American League

1920 / 1948 (Team History)

Managed by:
Frank Duncan (52-36)

Top Hitter


Hank
Thompson

Top Pitcher


Ford
Smith

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
100
2nd ERA+
95
3rd
OPS
.720
2nd ERA
4.18
2nd
BA
.264
3rd BA
.275
4th
OBP
.346
2nd K/BB
1.56
2nd
SLG
.374
2nd K%
13.6%
1st
BB%
9.8%
2nd BB%
8.7%
4th
K%
HR%
0.6%
2nd
ISO
.110
2nd WHIP
1.52
4th

Notes:


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


Roster
Pos Uni Bats Throws
34
SP
15
38.1
35
5'10"
185
R
R
9/15/1912 (Spartanburg, SC)
3/6/1999 (East Orange, NJ)
34
RP
10
26.2
26
R
1913 (birthplace unknown)
32
CF
124
30
5'11"
200
R
R
6/26/1915 (Shreveport, LA)
8/4/1996 (Houston, TX)
22
PH
5
6.0
15
5'8"
168
L
L
1/7/1925 (Kansas City, KS)
2/9/1998 (Detroit, MI)
RF
117
38
5'11"
175
R
R
26
LF
21
20
5'7"
165
L
L
12/29/1920 (Atlanta, GA)
12/11/2001 (Atlanta, GA)
35
C
91
28
5'11"
190
R
R
10/17/1911 (Stone Mountain, GA)
7/19/1989 (Stone Mountain, GA)
24
RP
14
29.0
39
6'4"
200
R
R
12/27/1922 (Stone Mountain, GA)
11/28/2004 (Kansas City, MO)
25
SP
47
88.0
29
6'2"
180
L
L
7/29/1921 (Potosi, MO)
1/15/2000 (North Kansas City, MO)
30
1B
4
6'0"
190
R
R
5/14/1917 (East Saint Louis, IL)
7/4/1998 (Ferguson, MO)
35
1B
144
22
5'10"
190
R
R
11/13/1911 (Carrabelle, FL)
10/6/2006 (Kansas City, MO)
40
SP
8
17.0
21
6'3"
180
R
R
7/7/1906 (Mobile, AL)
6/8/1982 (Kansas City, MO)
24
2B
136
31
5'11"
175
R
R
3/1/1923 (Newark, NJ)
9/3/1991 (Atlanta, GA)
19
SP
9
18.0
27
5'10"
170
L
L
1/26/1928 (San Diego, CA)
8/1/1997 (San Diego, CA)
17
SS
53
33
5'8"
165
R
R
8/16/1929 (Pineland, TX)
11/14/1969 (Oakland, CA)
17
SS
20
16
6'2"
185
R
R
1930 (birthplace unknown)
33
LF
159
24
5'10"
165
L
L
8/28/1913 (Magnolia, AR)
12/23/1987 (Chicago, IL)
SP
3
5.0
30
28
SP
34
55.0
20
6'1"
198
B
R
1/19/1919 (Phoenix, AR)
2/26/1983 (Phoenix, AR)
40
SP
34
58.2
23
6'2"
180
R
R
2/27/1907 (Giddings, TX)
11/18/1983 (Kansas City, MO)
34
3B
167
27
5'10"
170
B
R
2/5/1913 (West Monroe, LA)
7/12/1978 (Los Angeles, CA)
30
RF
93
40
6'6"
210
B
R
1/2/1917 (South Bend, IN)
3/3/1978 (Chicago, IL)
24
C
95
25
5'11"
170
R
R
7/21/1922 (Carrier Mills, IL)
12/21/1996 (San Antonio, TX)
21
SS
118
33
5'9"
174
L
R
12/8/1925 (Oklahoma City, OK)
9/30/1969 (Fresno, CA)
36
RP
1
2.2
32
6'1"
180
R
R
5/7/1911 (Clarksville, TN)
10/23/1993 (Clarksville, TN)

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