1937 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Season


Negro American League


1936 / 1938

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

OPS+

# Player Team OPS+
1
BBB
247
2
BBB
209
3
KCM
204
4
CT
180
5
MULT
176
6
DTS/CAG
173
7
SL2/BBB
151
8
CT
133
9
MULT
133
10
CT
132

Strikeouts

# Player Team SO
1
CAG/KCM
93
2
CT
83
3
CAG
66
4
MULT
55
5
CAG
41
6
CAG
41
7
CAG/KCM
40
8
KCM
38
9
KCM
34
10
KCM
34


Pitching


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
33
15
.688
77
48
21
27
4
6
403.2
145
102
333
7
92
278
5
9
1618
2.27
183
2
NAL
21
13
.618
48
36
10
26
2
0
309.1
144
100
295
9
62
229
2
10
1315
2.91
143
3
NAL
19
24
.442
77
44
24
20
7
4
373.0
210
154
378
15
124
206
10
12
1615
3.72
112
4
NAL
3
15
.167
29
18
8
10
0
0
149.2
117
82
175
2
63
81
1
6
709
4.93
84
5
NAL
7
10
.412
29
17
8
9
0
2
146.0
111
81
171
1
51
77
0
3
665
4.99
83
6
NAL
10
12
.455
30
22
6
15
1
0
179.0
143
120
212
13
56
94
3
6
797
6.03
69
7
NAL
4
11
.267
23
15
7
8
0
0
121.0
114
89
148
3
57
58
0
12
581
6.62
63
8
NAL
4
13
.235
24
17
5
12
0
0
131.2
146
109
199
8
49
51
5
4
665
7.45
56
8
1
101
113
.472
337
217
89
127
14
12
1813.1
1130
837
1911
58
554
1074
26
62
7965
4.15
100



Players
# Team Role
1
CT
SP
5
1
.833
6
5
1
5
1
0
50.2
9
4
33
0
9
25
0
0
196
0.71
585
2
BBB
SP
2
1
.667
3
3
0
3
1
0
27.0
5
4
21
0
2
15
0
0
101
1.33
312
3
SP
11
4
.733
20
15
4
9
2
1
127.1
32
23
85
2
27
93
1
0
485
1.63
256
4
SP
3
2
.600
6
6
0
4
1
0
47.1
17
10
42
0
10
33
0
0
190
1.90
218
5
RP
1
1
.500
5
2
3
2
0
2
26.0
9
6
21
1
11
12
0
1
110
2.08
200
6
CT
SP
8
3
.727
15
14
1
10
1
0
106.2
45
26
97
2
20
83
1
6
452
2.19
189
7
KCM
RP
1
5
.167
13
8
5
4
1
3
58.1
26
15
48
1
16
34
0
1
241
2.31
180
8
KCM
RP
7
2
.778
13
7
5
5
0
2
61.2
20
16
59
2
15
38
0
3
251
2.34
178
9
CAG
RP
5
6
.455
15
8
5
5
3
2
73.0
34
21
75
2
15
41
2
2
311
2.59
160
10
SP
3
2
.600
9
7
2
5
0
0
57.2
24
17
43
1
9
40
0
0
220
2.65
157
11
CAG
SP
5
4
.556
17
12
5
6
1
1
103.0
46
33
82
4
35
66
2
3
424
2.88
144
12
MULT
SP
3
4
.429
12
8
3
6
0
0
77.1
37
27
76
3
12
55
0
3
326
3.14
132
13
SP
2
2
.500
7
5
1
2
0
0
34.1
18
12
28
1
13
16
0
0
149
3.15
132
14
MULT
RP
3
5
.375
11
5
4
2
0
0
57.0
31
20
61
0
20
32
2
4
259
3.16
132
15
CAG
RP
4
4
.500
15
8
4
3
2
0
72.2
37
29
68
3
26
41
2
2
319
3.59
116
16
MRS
SP
1
2
.333
4
3
0
2
0
0
21.1
18
11
25
1
12
6
0
2
101
4.64
90
17
BBB
SP
3
3
.500
8
6
2
4
0
0
42.2
32
22
45
2
15
14
0
4
188
4.64
90
18
MRS
SP
2
2
.500
6
5
1
3
0
0
30.0
20
16
35
0
12
25
0
1
143
4.80
87
19
CAG
RP
3
4
.429
10
6
1
4
1
0
48.2
35
26
65
2
20
25
0
0
224
4.81
86
20
BBB
SP
3
3
.500
7
6
1
6
0
0
54.0
38
32
72
5
12
32
2
1
234
5.33
78
21
DTS
SP
2
3
.400
6
5
1
3
0
0
40.0
31
25
44
2
17
28
0
0
179
5.63
74
22
IA
RP
2
2
.500
6
3
2
2
0
0
34.1
29
22
36
0
12
13
0
0
146
5.77
72
23
DTS
SP
1
5
.167
6
6
0
4
0
0
38.1
32
25
41
1
27
15
0
6
185
5.87
71
24
DTS
RP
1
0
1.000
5
1
4
1
0
0
27.1
22
18
35
0
8
11
0
2
128
5.93
70
25
SL2
SP
1
5
.167
7
6
1
5
0
0
57.1
57
38
84
2
20
15
3
1
281
5.97
70
26
IA
SP
1
3
.250
5
4
1
2
0
0
33.0
32
22
45
0
11
22
0
1
156
6.00
69
27
SL2
RP
2
0
1.000
6
2
3
2
0
0
28.0
26
22
34
3
13
11
1
0
133
7.07
59
28
IA
SP
1
3
.250
4
4
0
1
0
0
22.1
25
19
40
0
5
12
0
0
117
7.66
54
29
MRS
SP
0
3
.000
6
4
2
2
0
0
32.2
35
29
46
0
14
12
0
2
165
7.99
52
30
BBB
SP
2
2
.500
4
4
0
2
0
0
28.2
32
30
35
4
10
18
0
0
133
9.42
44
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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