1937 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Season


1936 / 1938

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

Batting Average

# Player Team BA
1
BBB
.535
2
NBY
.413
3
BBB/SL2
.403
4
HG
.401
5
HG/NE
.395
6
MULT
.391
7
BBB
.384
8
NBY
.379
9
NAS/WEG
.376
10
HG
.376

ERA

# Player Team ERA
1
JRC
0.00
2
CT
0.71
3
BCA
0.95
4
BBB
1.33
5
BCA/HG
1.62
6
NE
1.69
7
KCM/CAG
1.71
8
KCM/MRS
1.90
9
IA/MRS
2.08
10
CT
2.19


Standings
Glossary

Negro American League

vs NAL vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
36
15
1
.706
1.5
45
22
2
.672
5.3
3.7
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
2
42
18
1
.700
-
46
22
2
.676
6.1
3.4
Meuhlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
3
37
20
1
.649
3.5
41
35
2
.539
5.0
4.8
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
4
17
20
1
.459
13.5
17
20
1
.459
6.6
6.8
Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
5
13
25
0
.342
18.0
15
27
0
.357
5.8
6.6
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
6
12
22
0
.353
17.0
12
23
0
.343
4.7
7.1
Hamtramck Stadium (Hamtramck, MI)
7
14
29
0
.326
19.5
14
30
0
.318
4.2
6.0
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
8
4
26
0
.133
23.0
5
28
0
.152
4.8
9.7
Metropolitan Park (St. Louis, MO)
* = League Champion      1 = First Half Champion      2 = Second Half Champion      

NAL Championship Series

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
4
1
1
.800
-
5.5
3.0
Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
2
1
4
1
.200
3.0
3.0
5.5
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)


Negro National League II

vs NN2 vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
41
17
1
.707
-
54
18
1
.750
8.0
4.7
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
2
35
21
2
.625
5.0
35
21
2
.625
6.3
5.4
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
3
28
31
1
.475
13.5
29
31
1
.483
5.2
5.9
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
4
21
29
2
.420
16.0
22
31
2
.415
4.9
5.9
Dyckman Oval (Manhattan, NY)
5
18
30
1
.375
18.0
21
33
1
.389
5.3
6.9
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
6
22
37
3
.373
19.5
22
38
4
.367
5.3
5.7
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
* = League Champion      

Independent Clubs

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
2
0
1
1.000
-
7.0
6.3
Dexter Park (Brooklyn, NY)
2
2
1
0
.667
0.5
2.3
3.0
No Home Ballpark
3
10
8
0
.556
-
3.9
4.8
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
4
2
2
0
.500
1.0
3.8
2.8
No Home Ballpark
5
4
6
0
.400
2.0
2.9
3.4
Unknown (Jacksonville, FL)
6
1
3
1
.250
2.0
5.2
7.8
No Home Ballpark



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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James