1937 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Season


Negro American League


1936 / 1938

Top Hitter


Newt
Allen

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
CAG/DTS
173
7
BBB/SL2
151
8
CT
133
9
MULT
133
10
CT
132

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
CT
0.83
2
BBB
0.85
3
KCM/CAG
0.88
4
KCM/CAG
0.90
5
CT
1.10
6
KCM
1.10
7
KCM/MRS
1.10
8
CAG
1.14
9
MULT
1.14
10
IA/MRS
1.19


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
403.2
1.05
17.2%
5.7%
3.02
0.4%
2
NAL
373.0
1.35
12.8%
7.7%
1.66
0.9%
3
NAL
309.1
1.15
17.4%
4.7%
3.69
0.7%
4
NAL
179.0
1.50
11.8%
7.0%
1.68
1.6%
5
NAL
149.2
1.59
11.4%
8.9%
1.29
0.3%
6
NAL
146.0
1.52
11.6%
7.7%
1.51
0.2%
7
NAL
131.2
1.88
7.7%
7.4%
1.04
1.2%
8
NAL
121.0
1.69
10.0%
9.8%
1.02
0.5%
8
1
1813.1
1.36
13.5%
7.0%
1.94
0.7%



Players
# Team Role
1
SP
127.1
0.88
19.2%
5.6%
3.44
0.4%
2
CT
SP
106.2
1.10
18.4%
4.4%
4.15
0.4%
3
CAG
SP
103.0
1.14
15.6%
8.3%
1.89
0.9%
4
MULT
SP
77.1
1.14
16.9%
3.7%
4.58
0.9%
5
CAG
RP
73.0
1.23
13.2%
4.8%
2.73
0.6%
6
CAG
RP
72.2
1.29
12.9%
8.2%
1.58
0.9%
7
KCM
RP
61.2
1.20
15.1%
6.0%
2.53
0.8%
8
KCM
RP
58.1
1.10
14.1%
6.6%
2.13
0.4%
9
SP
57.2
0.90
18.2%
4.1%
4.44
0.5%
10
SL2
SP
57.1
1.81
5.3%
7.1%
0.75
0.7%
11
MULT
RP
57.0
1.42
12.4%
7.7%
1.60
0.0%
12
BBB
SP
54.0
1.56
13.7%
5.1%
2.67
2.1%
13
CT
SP
50.2
0.83
12.8%
4.6%
2.78
0.0%
14
CAG
RP
48.2
1.75
11.2%
8.9%
1.25
0.9%
15
SP
47.1
1.10
17.4%
5.3%
3.30
0.0%
16
BBB
SP
42.2
1.41
7.4%
8.0%
0.93
1.1%
17
DTS
SP
40.0
1.53
15.6%
9.5%
1.65
1.1%
18
DTS
SP
38.1
1.77
8.1%
14.6%
0.56
0.5%
19
KCM
RP
36.2
1.36
21.5%
7.0%
3.09
1.3%
20
IA
RP
34.1
1.40
8.9%
8.2%
1.08
0.0%
21
SP
34.1
1.19
10.7%
8.7%
1.23
0.7%
22
CAG
RP
34.0
1.44
4.6%
7.9%
0.58
0.7%
23
IA
SP
33.0
1.70
14.1%
7.1%
2.00
0.0%
24
MRS
SP
32.2
1.84
7.3%
8.5%
0.86
0.0%
25
MRS
SP
30.0
1.57
17.5%
8.4%
2.08
0.0%
26
CT
SP
29.1
1.43
14.6%
4.4%
3.33
1.5%
27
BBB
SP
28.2
1.57
13.5%
7.5%
1.80
3.0%
28
SL2
RP
28.0
1.68
8.3%
9.8%
0.85
2.3%
29
DTS
RP
27.1
1.57
8.6%
6.3%
1.38
0.0%
30
BBB
SP
27.0
0.85
14.9%
2.0%
7.50
0.0%
31
RP
26.0
1.23
10.9%
10.0%
1.09
0.9%
32
IA
SP
22.1
2.01
10.3%
4.3%
2.40
0.0%
33
MRS
SP
21.1
1.73
5.9%
11.9%
0.50
1.0%
34
CT
SP
20.0
1.25
36.9%
7.1%
5.17
2.4%
35
CT
RP
19.1
1.60
8.7%
7.6%
1.14
0.0%
36
SL2
SP
16.0
1.56
9.2%
7.9%
1.17
0.0%
37
SP
16.0
1.94
18.3%
7.3%
2.50
0.0%
38
SL2
SP
15.0
1.80
12.8%
1.3%
10.00
2.6%
39
BBB
RP
14.2
1.77
8.2%
9.6%
0.86
1.4%
40
CT
RP
11.2
1.20
14.9%
6.4%
2.33
0.0%
41
MRS
RP
9.0
1.67
0.0%
8.9%
0.00
0.0%
42
MRS
RP
7.2
0.78
32.1%
7.1%
4.50
0.0%
43
CAG
SP
7.2
2.48
2.5%
7.5%
0.33
5.0%
44
BBB
SP
7.0
2.86
16.7%
11.9%
1.40
2.4%
45
DTS
RP
6.0
1.00
0.0%
4.0%
0.00
0.0%
46
KCM
RP
5.1
1.50
20.0%
4.0%
5.00
0.0%
47
SL2
SP
4.2
1.93
7.4%
14.8%
0.50
0.0%
48
DTS
RP
4.0
1.25
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
49
MRS
RP
3.2
1.64
12.5%
0.0%
0.0%
50
SL2
SP
3.1
3.30
10.0%
15.0%
0.67
5.0%
51
BBB
RP
2.2
2.63
0.0%
25.0%
0.00
0.0%
52
SL2
SP
2.2
3.38
22.2%
11.1%
2.00
0.0%
53
SL2
SP
2.1
3.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
54
BBB
RP
2.1
1.29
20.0%
10.0%
2.00
0.0%
55
CT
RP
2.1
3.43
25.0%
0.0%
0.0%
56
IA
RP
2.1
3.00
7.1%
14.3%
0.50
0.0%
57
SL2
RP
2.0
2.50
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
58
DTS
RP
1.1
5.25
0.0%
25.0%
0.00
0.0%
59
IA
RP
1.1
2.25
25.0%
25.0%
1.00
0.0%
60
CAG
RP
1.0
3.00
50.0%
16.7%
3.00
0.0%
61
KCM
RP
1.0
2.00
20.0%
20.0%
1.00
0.0%
62
IA
RP
0.2
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
63
CAG
RP
0.2
3.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
64
SL2
RP
0.1
12.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
65
MRS
RP
0.1
9.00
0.0%
20.0%
0.00
0.0%
66
CAG
RP
0.1
3.00
50.0%
0.0%
0.0%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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