1937 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Season


1936 / 1938

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

Batting Average

# Player Team BA
1
BBB
.479
2
NBY/EAS
.419
3
HG
.417
4
HG
.405
5
SL2/BBB
.400
6
MULT
.383
7
HG/EAS
.379
8
WEG/NAS
.379
9
MULT
.376
10
MULT
.371

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
JRC
0.61
2
KCM
0.76
3
CT
0.83
4
BBB
0.85
5
KCM/CAG
0.88
6
MULT
0.92
7
BRG
0.98
8
BCA/HG
0.98
9
CAG/KCM
1.05
10
NAS
1.07


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
MULT
525.2
1.08
18.2%
6.2%
2.95
0.5%
2
NN2
460.1
1.30
13.0%
8.4%
1.54
1.0%
3
424.1
1.33
12.6%
7.7%
1.65
1.0%
4
NAL
334.0
1.14
17.1%
4.7%
3.61
0.6%
5
NN2
316.1
1.59
10.1%
8.1%
1.25
1.7%
6
NN2
301.0
1.42
10.8%
6.6%
1.65
2.2%
7
NN2
297.1
1.51
11.4%
8.8%
1.29
1.0%
8
NN2
274.0
1.43
11.0%
7.5%
1.47
1.6%
9
NN2
273.0
1.61
11.6%
8.1%
1.44
1.4%
10
NAL
206.0
1.50
11.6%
7.0%
1.66
1.6%
11
NAL
170.2
1.51
11.7%
7.2%
1.63
0.1%
12
NAL
149.2
1.59
11.4%
8.9%
1.29
0.3%
13
NAL
141.0
1.91
8.0%
8.2%
0.97
1.1%
14
NAL
138.0
1.75
10.8%
10.0%
1.07
0.7%
15
IND
124.0
1.23
18.9%
5.1%
3.74
0.6%
16
IND
45.2
1.62
15.3%
7.4%
2.06
1.9%
17
IND
41.0
0.88
22.8%
3.0%
7.60
0.6%
18
NvM
36.0
1.33
20.0%
4.4%
4.57
2.5%
19
IND
28.0
1.54
12.0%
8.3%
1.45
0.0%
20
IND
26.0
1.23
22.1%
4.4%
5.00
1.8%
21
IND
18.0
1.06
18.8%
13.0%
1.44
1.4%
22
EWA
9.0
0.78
17.1%
5.7%
3.00
2.9%
23
NSA
9.0
1.00
34.2%
0.0%
0.0%
24
NSA
9.0
2.56
14.3%
8.2%
1.75
4.1%
25
EWA
9.0
1.78
2.3%
11.6%
0.20
2.3%
25
7
4366.0
1.40
13.1%
7.4%
1.78
1.1%



Players
# Team Role
1
MULT
SP
154.1
0.92
20.7%
5.7%
3.65
0.3%
2
SP
139.2
1.05
16.4%
7.8%
2.09
0.7%
3
HG
RP
126.0
1.16
13.9%
6.9%
2.00
0.7%
4
CT
SP
111.2
1.09
17.8%
4.4%
4.00
0.4%
5
RP
96.0
1.27
14.5%
7.4%
1.97
1.0%
6
MULT
RP
91.1
1.50
13.1%
9.1%
1.44
0.7%
7
MULT
RP
90.1
1.17
15.8%
4.2%
3.81
1.0%
8
NE
SP
83.2
1.53
9.6%
7.4%
1.29
1.9%
9
MULT
SP
82.1
1.46
16.6%
6.6%
2.50
0.6%
10
HG
RP
80.1
1.15
9.9%
8.1%
1.22
0.9%
11
NE/HG
SP
76.0
1.21
12.4%
7.6%
1.64
1.5%
12
RP
76.0
1.21
12.7%
4.7%
2.73
0.9%
13
SP
74.2
0.88
16.4%
4.5%
3.62
0.3%
14
HG
RP
74.1
1.26
10.7%
11.0%
0.97
0.3%
15
RP
70.1
1.34
15.5%
7.1%
2.19
1.0%
16
PS
SP
66.2
1.26
9.6%
4.6%
2.08
3.2%
17
SP
63.2
1.35
14.2%
7.1%
2.00
2.2%
18
SL2
SP
63.1
1.82
5.8%
8.1%
0.72
0.6%
19
PS
SP
63.1
1.34
8.8%
4.8%
1.85
2.6%
20
WEG
SP
62.1
1.59
7.6%
10.0%
0.76
0.3%
21
SP
61.2
1.69
10.7%
10.0%
1.07
2.1%
22
BBB
SP
60.2
1.60
12.9%
5.7%
2.27
2.3%
23
RP
60.1
1.36
13.5%
7.9%
1.71
1.1%
24
HG
SP
60.0
1.57
15.0%
8.8%
1.71
1.1%
25
KCM
RP
58.1
1.10
14.0%
6.6%
2.13
0.4%
26
NBY
RP
56.2
1.52
9.7%
10.0%
0.96
1.9%
27
WEG
SP
53.2
1.43
11.8%
6.8%
1.75
0.8%
28
PS
RP
53.2
1.38
14.1%
4.8%
2.91
1.3%
29
WEG
RP
53.1
1.41
11.0%
8.4%
1.30
0.4%
30
CT
SP
50.2
0.83
12.8%
4.6%
2.78
0.0%
31
CAG
RP
48.2
1.75
11.2%
8.9%
1.25
0.9%
32
PS
RP
48.0
1.13
15.8%
4.6%
3.44
1.5%
33
SP
48.0
0.98
17.6%
6.9%
2.54
1.1%
34
BCA
SP
47.1
1.08
24.1%
5.0%
4.80
0.5%
35
SP
47.1
1.10
17.4%
5.3%
3.30
0.0%
36
SP
46.2
1.39
10.5%
4.3%
2.44
1.4%
37
BBB
SP
46.2
1.46
7.2%
7.7%
0.94
1.0%
38
NBY
SP
45.1
1.59
9.8%
7.8%
1.25
2.0%
39
PC
RP
43.2
1.33
3.8%
5.4%
0.70
1.6%
40
DTS
SP
43.1
1.87
10.3%
15.5%
0.67
0.9%
41
SP
42.2
1.88
12.4%
4.1%
3.00
0.5%
42
KCM
RP
42.2
1.41
21.9%
5.9%
3.73
1.1%
43
NBY
SP
42.2
1.80
13.2%
4.4%
3.00
1.0%
44
PC
RP
42.0
1.55
7.9%
10.5%
0.75
2.6%
45
SP
42.0
1.31
10.6%
8.5%
1.25
0.5%
46
DTS
SP
40.0
1.53
15.6%
9.5%
1.65
1.1%
47
HG
RP
39.0
1.59
12.6%
8.0%
1.57
1.1%
48
NBY
RP
39.0
1.51
9.9%
10.5%
0.95
1.1%
49
IA
SP
38.0
1.58
13.9%
6.9%
2.00
0.0%
50
MULT
RP
37.0
1.30
18.4%
7.6%
2.42
2.5%
51
CT
SP
35.1
1.50
17.1%
4.9%
3.50
1.2%
52
DTS
RP
34.2
1.59
9.9%
6.2%
1.60
0.6%
53
IA
RP
34.1
1.40
8.9%
8.2%
1.08
0.0%
54
CAG
RP
34.0
1.44
4.6%
7.9%
0.58
0.0%
55
MRS
SP
32.2
1.84
7.3%
8.5%
0.86
0.0%
56
NE
SP
32.0
1.53
13.5%
6.4%
2.11
2.1%
57
MRS
SP
30.0
1.57
17.5%
8.4%
2.08
0.0%
58
WEG
RP
29.1
1.60
12.0%
9.8%
1.23
2.3%
59
NBY
SP
29.0
2.07
14.7%
8.4%
1.75
1.4%
60
CT
RP
29.0
1.28
7.8%
7.0%
1.11
0.0%
61
NE
RP
28.2
1.22
10.0%
7.5%
1.33
0.8%
62
BBB
SP
28.2
1.57
13.5%
7.5%
1.80
3.0%
63
SL2
RP
28.0
1.68
8.3%
9.8%
0.85
2.3%
64
BBB
SP
27.0
0.85
14.9%
2.0%
7.50
0.0%
65
RP
26.1
1.90
9.4%
14.2%
0.67
0.8%
66
RP
26.0
1.23
10.9%
10.0%
1.09
0.9%
67
BCA
RP
24.1
1.19
11.0%
3.0%
3.67
0.0%
68
HG/PC
SP
23.2
1.69
5.6%
7.5%
0.75
1.9%
69
BBB
RP
23.0
1.52
11.2%
7.5%
1.50
0.9%
70
SP
23.0
1.96
10.2%
9.3%
1.09
1.7%
71
PS
RP
22.2
1.99
11.4%
14.0%
0.81
4.4%
72
BCA
RP
21.2
1.38
20.4%
5.4%
3.80
1.1%
73
MRS
SP
21.1
1.73
5.9%
11.9%
0.50
1.0%
74
PS
RP
21.0
1.71
8.3%
11.5%
0.73
0.0%
75
SDS
SP
20.0
1.35
20.0%
4.4%
4.50
2.2%
76
CT
SP
20.0
1.25
36.9%
7.1%
5.17
2.4%
77
RP
20.0
1.75
17.3%
6.1%
2.83
1.0%
78
KCM
SP
18.1
0.76
34.8%
4.3%
8.00
0.0%
79
JRC
SP
18.0
0.61
35.8%
1.5%
24.00
0.0%
80
RP
17.2
1.13
11.3%
7.0%
1.60
1.4%
81
WEG
SP
17.0
1.35
17.6%
8.1%
2.17
1.4%
82
SL2
SP
16.0
1.56
9.2%
7.9%
1.17
0.0%
83
BRG
RP
15.1
0.98
12.9%
0.0%
0.0%
84
BBB
SP
15.0
2.07
13.0%
10.4%
1.25
1.3%
85
SL2
SP
15.0
1.80
12.8%
1.3%
10.00
2.6%
86
PC
SP
14.1
2.02
5.8%
7.2%
0.80
0.0%
87
NAS
SP
14.0
1.07
22.2%
13.0%
1.71
1.9%
88
RP
13.2
2.05
15.3%
12.5%
1.22
0.0%
89
CS2
RP
13.0
1.23
19.6%
3.6%
5.50
0.0%
90
PS
RP
11.2
2.31
1.6%
9.8%
0.17
1.6%
91
CT
RP
11.2
1.20
14.9%
6.4%
2.33
0.0%
92
CS2
RP
11.1
2.03
14.5%
3.2%
4.50
1.6%
93
ML3
RP
10.0
1.50
19.6%
4.3%
4.50
4.3%
94
ML3
RP
10.0
1.40
8.5%
2.1%
4.00
4.3%
95
ML3
RP
10.0
1.60
28.3%
6.5%
4.33
0.0%
96
CS2
RP
9.2
0.41
18.8%
0.0%
3.1%
97
JRC
SP
9.0
0.33
16.1%
3.2%
5.00
0.0%
98
MRS
RP
9.0
1.67
0.0%
8.9%
0.00
0.0%
99
PS
RP
8.2
1.62
12.5%
10.0%
1.25
2.5%
100
RP
8.2
2.42
8.3%
12.5%
0.67
2.1%
101
MRS
RP
7.2
0.78
32.1%
7.1%
4.50
0.0%
102
CAG
SP
7.2
2.48
2.5%
7.5%
0.33
5.0%
103
SP
7.0
1.86
11.4%
11.4%
1.00
2.9%
104
PC
RP
7.0
2.14
13.9%
13.9%
1.00
2.8%
105
RP
7.0
2.00
10.8%
8.1%
1.33
0.0%
106
CS2
RP
6.0
1.67
7.4%
25.9%
0.29
0.0%
107
BCA
SP
6.0
1.33
17.9%
7.1%
2.50
0.0%
108
DTS
RP
6.0
1.00
0.0%
4.0%
0.00
0.0%
109
JRC
SP
6.0
1.67
3.1%
3.1%
1.00
0.0%
110
PS
SP
5.1
1.69
4.2%
12.5%
0.33
0.0%
111
KCM
RP
5.1
1.50
20.0%
4.0%
5.00
0.0%
112
ML3
SP
5.0
0.40
17.6%
0.0%
0.0%
113
CAG
RP
4.2
2.36
0.0%
7.7%
0.00
0.0%
114
SL2
SP
4.2
1.93
7.4%
14.8%
0.50
0.0%
115
CS2
SP
4.2
3.43
13.3%
13.3%
1.00
0.0%
116
JRC
SP
4.1
1.62
18.2%
4.5%
4.00
4.5%
117
WEG
RP
4.1
0.92
29.4%
5.9%
5.00
0.0%
118
BRG
RP
4.1
2.31
12.0%
20.0%
0.60
0.0%
119
DTS
RP
4.0
1.25
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
120
MRS
RP
3.2
1.64
12.5%
0.0%
0.0%
121
SL2
SP
3.1
3.30
10.0%
15.0%
0.67
5.0%
122
SL2
RP
3.1
3.30
13.6%
22.7%
0.60
0.0%
123
PC
RP
3.0
5.00
0.0%
16.7%
0.00
4.2%
124
PC
RP
2.2
4.13
0.0%
5.3%
0.00
5.3%
125
JRC
RP
2.2
0.75
20.0%
10.0%
2.00
0.0%
126
BBB
RP
2.2
2.63
0.0%
25.0%
0.00
0.0%
127
SL2
SP
2.2
3.38
22.2%
11.1%
2.00
0.0%
128
SL2
SP
2.1
3.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
129
CAG
RP
2.1
3.43
20.0%
20.0%
1.00
6.7%
130
BBB
RP
2.1
1.29
20.0%
10.0%
2.00
10.0%
131
IA
RP
2.1
3.00
7.1%
14.3%
0.50
0.0%
132
SL2
RP
2.0
2.50
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
133
PC
RP
2.0
1.50
33.3%
0.0%
0.0%
134
WEG
RP
1.2
1.80
0.0%
12.5%
0.00
0.0%
135
DTS
RP
1.1
5.25
0.0%
25.0%
0.00
0.0%
136
IA
RP
1.1
2.25
25.0%
25.0%
1.00
0.0%
137
CS2
RP
1.0
5.00
11.1%
11.1%
1.00
22.2%
138
JRC
RP
1.0
3.00
40.0%
0.0%
0.0%
139
BCA
RP
1.0
3.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
140
ML3
SP
1.0
1.00
75.0%
25.0%
3.00
0.0%
141
KCM
RP
1.0
2.00
20.0%
20.0%
1.00
0.0%
142
KCM
RP
0.2
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
143
IA
RP
0.2
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
144
NBY
RP
0.2
1.50
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
145
DTS
SP
0.2
10.50
0.0%
22.2%
0.00
0.0%
146
HG
RP
0.1
12.00
0.0%
40.0%
0.00
0.0%
147
SL2
RP
0.1
12.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
148
MRS
RP
0.1
9.00
0.0%
20.0%
0.00
0.0%
149
CAG
RP
0.1
3.00
50.0%
0.0%
0.0%
150
NBY
RP
0.1
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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