1938 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1938 Season


1937 / 1939

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

Runs Batted In

# Player Team RBI
1
HG/EAS
50
2
HG/EAS
49
3
KCM
42
4
PS
42
5
PS
37
6
BCA
36
7
PS/EAS
34
8
PS
34
9
PC
31
10
BEG
29


Advanced Batting


Bats:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
41
1565
.373
9.1%
2.4%
.166
2
EWA
2
82
.341
14.6%
11.5%
1.00
2.4%
.104
3
NN2
33
1248
.332
9.2%
1.0%
.105
4
NN2
62
2227
.331
9.9%
1.6%
.118
5
NAL
42
1497
.330
7.8%
1.1%
.125
6
34
1211
.327
7.8%
0.7%
.097
7
EWA
2
78
.321
6.4%
5.0%
1.33
0.0%
.113
8
NN2
35
1310
.320
8.2%
1.4%
.126
9
45
1640
.319
7.0%
0.5%
.087
10
NAL
17
721
.318
7.9%
0.3%
.064
11
NN2
24
851
.318
7.5%
1.6%
.122
12
NAL
36
1367
.311
7.8%
1.0%
.098
13
NN2
14
524
.307
9.2%
0.4%
.063
14
NN2
25
909
.299
8.0%
0.9%
.083
15
NAL
17
561
.298
6.2%
0.9%
.103
16
NAL
27
972
.283
7.5%
0.4%
.064
16
4
621
16763
.323
8.3%
8.0%
1.11
1.1%
.107



Players
# Team Pos
1
1B
161
.515
13.0%
0.0%
4.3%
.304
2
C
178
.507
15.2%
6.2%
.354
3
LF
63
.496
14.3%
25.0%
0.00
3.2%
.283
4
MULT
1B
72
.483
6.9%
25.0%
1.00
4.2%
.303
5
PC
2B
142
.482
8.5%
2.8%
.236
6
BCA
RF
139
.474
7.2%
3.6%
.213
7
SS
137
.461
11.7%
0.0%
2.9%
.220
8
SS
99
.454
11.1%
12.5%
1.00
2.0%
.229
9
RF
117
.430
7.7%
0.0%
.094
10
KCM
CF
164
.427
6.1%
3.7%
.227
11
BEG
1B
131
.420
9.9%
3.1%
.217
12
1B
85
.412
9.4%
7.1%
.280
13
2B
107
.409
7.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.144
14
BCA
1B
145
.398
10.3%
1.4%
.098
15
3B
98
.395
7.1%
1.0%
.135
16
MULT
3B
110
.390
10.0%
0.0%
.103
17
MRS
RF
100
.389
3.0%
2.0%
.147
18
PS
C
223
.386
12.6%
2.7%
.151
19
LF
179
.382
8.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.150
20
MRS
CF
131
.378
10.7%
0.0%
.087
21
LF
174
.377
8.6%
0.0%
0.6%
.135
22
HG
CF
171
.375
12.3%
2.9%
.171
23
JRC
CF
69
.371
11.6%
0.0%
.066
24
CAG
LF
148
.370
9.5%
2.0%
.132
25
NE
RF
95
.367
11.6%
2.1%
.175
26
NE
LF
90
.367
7.8%
1.1%
.150
27
RF
136
.366
6.6%
0.0%
2.2%
.171
28
RF
87
.365
12.6%
0.0%
.067
29
SS
145
.361
6.9%
0.0%
.116
30
C
115
.358
14.8%
25.0%
0.00
0.9%
.084
31
PC
3B
118
.357
13.6%
0.8%
.144
32
KCM
1B
145
.356
11.0%
2.1%
.173
33
PC/PS
1B
184
.356
12.0%
0.0%
.083
34
JRC
LF
65
.355
6.2%
0.0%
.131
35
PS
LF
249
.353
9.6%
2.0%
.144
36
BCA
LF
163
.353
6.1%
0.0%
.132
37
PS
RF
267
.351
10.1%
0.4%
.095
38
PS
2B
197
.348
8.1%
2.5%
.144
39
BBB
1B
94
.346
2.1%
1.1%
.130
40
LF
105
.340
7.6%
0.0%
.043
41
NBY
2B
93
.339
7.5%
0.0%
.060
42
SS
250
.339
10.0%
0.0%
2.0%
.146
43
1B
59
.336
13.6%
0.0%
.137
44
CF
127
.335
7.9%
1.6%
.158
45
1B
140
.332
9.3%
0.0%
.032
46
HG
RF
138
.331
4.3%
0.7%
.103
47
3B
143
.327
4.9%
25.0%
0.00
0.7%
.148
48
2B
169
.325
7.7%
0.0%
.046
49
MULT
C
91
.320
13.2%
0.0%
0.0%
.053
50
CF
65
.319
12.3%
3.1%
.132
51
BBB
LF
88
.316
4.5%
0.0%
.095
52
BEG
CF
149
.314
9.4%
0.0%
.077
53
JRC
1B
75
.314
4.0%
0.0%
.014
54
JRC
SS
76
.311
7.9%
1.3%
.116
55
CF
63
.310
7.9%
0.0%
.070
56
CF
135
.305
8.9%
0.0%
1.5%
.092
57
2B
136
.305
8.1%
0.7%
.041
58
1B
138
.303
7.2%
1.4%
.121
59
NBY
CF
109
.303
7.3%
0.0%
.071
60
2B
145
.302
8.3%
25.0%
0.00
0.7%
.069
61
HG
2B
180
.302
8.9%
1.7%
.081
62
BCA
CF
170
.301
4.7%
0.6%
.108
63
AB3
2B
54
.299
3.7%
0.0%
.020
64
MRS
LF
132
.299
1.5%
0.0%
.087
65
PC
LF
136
.298
11.0%
1.5%
.139
66
SS
101
.294
5.9%
0.0%
.078
67
PC/PS
CF
209
.293
7.7%
1.0%
.091
68
2B
127
.291
9.4%
0.8%
.064
69
BEG
SS
139
.291
8.6%
0.7%
.074
70
JRC
RF
67
.286
6.0%
1.5%
.079
71
NBY
SS
89
.285
7.9%
2.2%
.118
72
3B
91
.282
7.7%
25.0%
0.00
1.1%
.085
73
SS
128
.276
8.6%
25.0%
0.00
0.0%
.079
74
MRS
2B
99
.276
9.1%
0.0%
.045
75
AB3
SS
61
.273
3.3%
0.0%
.088
76
MULT
CF
135
.271
6.7%
0.0%
.050
77
HG
SS
156
.271
7.1%
0.0%
.077
78
3B
102
.255
7.8%
0.0%
0.0%
.033
79
JRC
3B
73
.247
6.8%
0.0%
.047
80
JRC
LF
63
.247
4.8%
0.0%
.000
81
BBB
CF
96
.239
5.2%
0.0%
.033
82
AB3
RF
63
.232
4.8%
0.0%
.051
83
NE
2B
98
.231
8.2%
0.0%
.023
84
NE
CF
95
.221
4.2%
0.0%
.034
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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