1937 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Season


1936 / 1938

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

wOBA

# Player Team wOBA
1
HG
.579
2
BBB
.552
3
HG
.506
4
BBB
.485
5
WEG/NAS
.475
6
KCM
.470
7
MULT
.448
8
MULT
.445
9
NBY
.445
10
BRG/NE
.443


Standings
Glossary

Negro American League

vs NAL vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
43
18
1
.705
-
47
22
2
.681
6.1
3.4
Meuhlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
1
35
15
1
.700
2.5
44
22
2
.667
5.2
3.7
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
3
37
21
1
.638
4.5
41
36
2
.532
5.0
4.8
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
4
17
20
1
.459
14.0
17
20
1
.459
6.6
6.8
Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
5
13
24
0
.351
18.0
15
26
0
.366
5.9
6.5
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
6
12
22
0
.353
17.5
12
23
0
.343
4.7
7.1
Hamtramck Stadium (Hamtramck, MI)
7
14
29
0
.326
20.0
14
30
0
.318
4.2
6.0
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
8
4
26
0
.133
23.5
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
-
4.7
3.2
Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
2
1
4
1
.200
3.0
3.2
4.7
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 (New York, 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
Durkee Field (Jacksonville, FL)
6
1
3
1
.250
2.0
5.2
7.8
No Home Ballpark



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