1948 Kansas City Monarchs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1948 Kansas City Monarchs


53 - 23 - 1


51 - 21 - 1 in the Negro American League

1947 / 1949 (Team History)

Managed by:
Buck O'Neil (53-23-1)

Top Hitter


Hank
Thompson

Top Pitcher


Jim
LaMarque

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
106
2nd ERA+
120
2nd
OPS
.777
2nd ERA
3.52
2nd
BA
.293
2nd BA
.247
1st
OBP
.358
2nd K/BB
1.89
1st
SLG
.419
2nd K%
16.2%
1st
BB%
8.3%
3rd BB%
8.6%
4th
K%
HR%
0.6%
3rd
ISO
.126
1st WHIP
1.34
1st

Notes:


• First Half Champions of the Negro American League
• Home Ballpark: Blues Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
• 2 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
25
28
110
96
9
25
7
0
0
13
2
12
0
2
.260
.343
.333
.676
80
1B
36
19
74
69
7
18
1
0
0
10
2
5
0
0
.261
.311
.275
.586
56
2B
18
28
122
113
18
27
6
1
0
7
2
9
0
0
.239
.295
.310
.605
60
3B
35
28
127
118
29
39
5
3
1
10
4
8
1
0
.331
.378
.449
.827
118
SS
23
28
120
113
21
29
4
5
2
21
4
5
0
2
.257
.288
.434
.722
89
LF
19
9
36
36
4
9
3
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
.250
.250
.333
.583
54
CF
33
29
126
111
28
43
13
2
3
33
6
14
1
0
.387
.460
.622
1.082
185
RF
22
29
126
106
32
39
8
3
4
23
9
16
2
2
.368
.460
.613
1.073
182
RF
34
24
94
80
18
26
5
0
1
20
6
11
2
1
.325
.419
.425
.844
124
1B
14
57
49
7
12
0
1
0
3
2
5
1
2
.245
.327
.286
.613
63
RF
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
26
12
43
36
9
14
3
0
1
11
0
5
1
1
.389
.476
.556
1.032
173
SP
41
10
21
19
4
5
2
1
0
3
0
1
0
1
.263
.300
.474
.774
103
SP
23
7
15
14
2
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.214
.267
.214
.481
29
SP
29
6
11
11
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.182
.182
.182
.364
-3
SP
20
5
9
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
2
7
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
25
5
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
18
284
1104
993
189
291
57
16
12
157
39
92
8
11
.293
.358
.419
.777
106
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
35
3B
127
.386
.353
6.3%
8.5%
0.8%
0.9%
.119
.114
22
RF
126
.477
.353
12.7%
8.5%
3.2%
0.9%
.245
.114
33
CF
126
.489
.353
11.1%
8.5%
2.4%
0.9%
.234
.114
18
2B
122
.291
.353
7.4%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.071
.114
23
SS
120
.319
.353
4.2%
8.5%
1.7%
0.9%
.177
.114
25
C
110
.323
.353
10.9%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.073
.114
34
RF
94
.401
.353
11.7%
8.5%
1.1%
0.9%
.100
.114
36
1B
74
.289
.353
6.8%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.014
.114
1B
57
.294
.353
8.8%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.041
.114
26
SP
43
.467
.353
11.6%
8.5%
2.3%
0.9%
.167
.114
19
LF
36
.268
.353
0.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.083
.114
41
SP
21
.329
.353
4.8%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.211
.114
23
SP
15
.242
.353
6.7%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
29
SP
11
.173
.353
0.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
20
SP
9
.000
.353
0.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
SP
7
.000
.353
0.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
25
RP
4
.000
.353
0.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
RF
2
.000
.353
0.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
18
1104
.361
.353
8.3%
8.5%
1.1%
0.9%
.126
.114
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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