1937 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Season


1936 / 1938

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

Strikeouts

# Player Team SO
1
CAG/KCM
110
2
CT
83
3
CAG
82
4
HG
71
5
CT/PC
59
6
MULT
58
7
BCA
48
8
CAG/KCM
47
9
CAG
43
10
HG/NE
41


Advanced Batting


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
IND
3
132
.375
9.8%
0.8%
.157
2
NN2
49
2006
.371
9.0%
2.4%
.169
3
NN2
32
1155
.351
8.1%
1.8%
.146
4
NAL
22
803
.347
5.0%
1.1%
.129
5
NAL
36
1335
.332
6.6%
0.5%
.114
6
NAL
17
616
.331
6.0%
0.3%
.109
7
52
1906
.329
8.1%
1.0%
.115
8
NN2
27
984
.327
9.0%
1.3%
.140
9
NN2
27
961
.322
7.1%
0.7%
.086
10
NAL
17
676
.320
8.7%
0.3%
.087
11
NAL
15
546
.308
8.1%
0.7%
.092
12
NN2
33
1224
.302
5.9%
1.0%
.094
13
NN2
34
1176
.295
7.7%
0.4%
.075
14
IND
5
210
.292
9.0%
0.0%
.086
15
IND
3
111
.290
9.0%
0.9%
.060
16
48
1735
.285
6.8%
0.7%
.087
17
IND
15
510
.272
4.9%
1.0%
.095
18
NAL
18
660
.251
4.4%
0.0%
.039
19
IND
2
72
.248
4.2%
1.4%
.058
20
IND
5
172
.230
4.1%
0.0%
.043
20
4
612
16990
.320
7.3%
1.0%
.110



Players
# Team Pos
1
BRG
RF
10
.625
20.0%
10.0%
.625
2
BRG
3B
15
.579
13.3%
0.0%
.308
3
HG
C
177
.579
13.0%
10.2%
.533
4
BRG
LF
15
.512
20.0%
0.0%
.167
5
HG
1B
183
.506
12.0%
7.1%
.363
6
BBB
RF
88
.485
2.3%
4.5%
.326
7
CF
140
.475
4.3%
4.3%
.346
8
KCM
LF
213
.470
7.0%
4.2%
.270
9
MULT
LF
50
.448
6.0%
2.0%
.174
10
MULT
SS
122
.445
13.1%
0.8%
.186
11
CT
SS
132
.437
5.3%
0.8%
.240
12
1B
137
.427
6.6%
2.2%
.143
13
NE/HG
3B
124
.424
5.6%
0.8%
.140
14
CS2
1B
25
.421
8.0%
0.0%
.174
15
CF
50
.413
2.0%
4.0%
.277
16
CF
97
.408
9.3%
2.1%
.153
17
NBY
2B
103
.406
5.8%
0.0%
.116
18
1B
70
.406
2.9%
0.0%
.060
19
HG
LF
210
.404
11.0%
1.9%
.201
20
NE/HG
SS
113
.403
11.5%
2.7%
.237
21
NE
1B
100
.398
11.0%
6.0%
.303
22
BRG
C
10
.395
10.0%
0.0%
.143
23
BCA
LF
56
.378
8.9%
3.6%
.220
24
MULT
CF
69
.377
10.1%
0.0%
.131
25
CS2
LF
19
.375
5.3%
0.0%
.111
26
CT
RF
153
.374
6.5%
0.0%
.127
27
CS2
3B
25
.369
8.0%
0.0%
.136
28
DTS
1B
57
.369
14.0%
0.0%
.089
29
PS
1B
127
.369
8.7%
0.8%
.133
30
CT
CF
149
.368
8.1%
1.3%
.150
31
2B
229
.368
9.2%
0.4%
.085
32
LF
125
.367
9.6%
2.4%
.162
33
SL2
RF
75
.366
6.7%
0.0%
.130
34
NBY
1B
115
.364
10.4%
0.9%
.122
35
CAG
SS
185
.361
4.3%
1.6%
.181
36
BBB
3B
70
.361
7.1%
2.9%
.210
37
HG
CF
240
.357
11.7%
1.3%
.118
38
SDS
1B
10
.357
0.0%
0.0%
.200
39
HG
RF
189
.354
4.8%
0.0%
.076
40
CS2
2B
22
.351
0.0%
0.0%
.143
41
NBY
CF
101
.351
7.9%
0.0%
.077
42
DTS
SS
54
.350
1.9%
1.9%
.269
43
NE
RF
105
.350
8.6%
2.9%
.179
44
KCM
3B
208
.348
8.7%
1.0%
.168
45
CT
LF
112
.347
12.5%
0.9%
.170
46
PS
LF
108
.338
8.3%
0.9%
.082
47
CT
C
114
.335
2.6%
0.0%
.100
48
KCM
1B
179
.335
5.6%
1.7%
.156
49
2B
56
.335
10.7%
0.0%
.063
50
CT
1B
142
.334
7.7%
1.4%
.118
51
PS
CF
114
.332
13.2%
0.0%
.041
52
NBY
CF
110
.329
8.2%
1.8%
.100
53
SS
66
.329
6.1%
0.0%
.082
54
CAG
CF
143
.325
6.3%
2.1%
.146
55
BCA
2B
62
.320
6.5%
0.0%
.088
56
PC
LF
125
.320
9.6%
0.0%
.081
57
HG
3B
215
.319
9.8%
0.5%
.070
58
CAG
3B
183
.319
10.4%
0.0%
.082
59
HG
2B
216
.318
8.3%
0.5%
.106
60
1B
141
.315
4.3%
0.0%
.076
61
RF
125
.313
8.0%
1.6%
.096
62
BCA
SS
61
.313
3.3%
1.6%
.088
63
IA
2B
75
.312
12.0%
0.0%
.113
64
PS
2B
130
.311
13.1%
0.8%
.120
65
BRG
CF
14
.308
7.1%
0.0%
.167
66
WEG
3B
105
.307
9.5%
0.0%
.075
67
CAG
RF
184
.307
7.6%
1.1%
.075
68
JRC
LF
19
.306
5.3%
0.0%
.056
69
3B
98
.305
14.3%
1.0%
.063
70
RF
222
.303
12.6%
0.5%
.063
71
LF
119
.298
8.4%
1.7%
.075
72
CS2
C
18
.291
5.6%
0.0%
.118
73
CAG
C
123
.289
6.5%
0.0%
.019
74
BBB
2B
71
.288
2.8%
0.0%
.045
75
C
173
.286
9.8%
0.0%
.062
76
CT
3B
149
.285
8.1%
0.7%
.089
77
SL2
C
62
.285
8.1%
0.0%
.038
78
BBB
LF
86
.279
7.0%
2.3%
.127
79
2B
137
.278
10.2%
0.0%
.070
80
NE
CF
117
.269
5.1%
0.0%
.073
81
SS
140
.268
3.6%
0.0%
.069
82
WEG
SS
122
.265
7.4%
0.0%
.066
83
BRG
2B
10
.261
10.0%
0.0%
.000
84
BCA
3B
50
.259
4.0%
0.0%
.063
85
MRS
RF
65
.258
3.1%
0.0%
.016
86
MRS
1B
71
.256
2.8%
0.0%
.074
87
BBB
CF
87
.255
2.3%
0.0%
.098
88
IA
CF
71
.249
11.3%
0.0%
.017
89
HG
SS
168
.249
5.4%
0.0%
.014
90
PC
RF
106
.243
2.8%
0.0%
.061
91
CAG
LF
184
.233
4.9%
0.0%
.036
92
IA
3B
58
.227
8.6%
0.0%
.000
93
MRS
C
59
.220
5.1%
0.0%
.018
94
JRC
RF
16
.201
0.0%
0.0%
.063
95
NE
2B
103
.193
8.7%
0.0%
.033
96
MRS
CF
67
.183
6.0%
0.0%
.000
97
BCA
1B
55
.180
3.6%
0.0%
.000
98
DTS
LF
49
.179
8.2%
0.0%
.068
99
CS2
CF
22
.171
0.0%
0.0%
.000
100
CS2
RF
17
.165
11.8%
0.0%
.067
101
BCA
RF
52
.155
1.9%
0.0%
.039
102
JRC
C
18
.145
5.6%
0.0%
.000
103
BRG
1B
14
.134
0.0%
0.0%
.000
104
JRC
SS
20
.130
5.0%
0.0%
.000
105
SDS
RF
13
.128
7.7%
0.0%
.000
106
JRC
2B
16
.104
6.3%
0.0%
.000
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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