1938 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1938 Season


1937 / 1939

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

wOBA

# Player Team wOBA
1
HG
.522
2
HG
.510
3
AB3/KCM
.501
4
PC
.482
5
BCA
.474
6
MRS
.445
7
NE
.441
8
NE
.433
9
BBB/MRS
.430
10
KCM
.427

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
HG
248
2
KCM
214
3
BCA
200
4
NBY
191
5
CAG
189
6
BEG
184
7
MRS
178
8
NE
171
9
JRC
164
10
HG
161


Advanced Batting


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
41
1565
.373
9.1%
2.4%
.166
2
NN2
33
1248
.332
9.2%
1.0%
.105
3
NN2
62
2227
.331
9.9%
1.6%
.118
4
NAL
42
1497
.330
7.8%
1.1%
.125
5
34
1211
.327
7.8%
0.7%
.097
6
NN2
35
1310
.320
8.2%
1.4%
.126
7
45
1640
.319
7.0%
0.5%
.087
8
NAL
17
721
.318
7.9%
0.3%
.064
9
NN2
24
851
.318
7.5%
1.6%
.122
10
NAL
36
1367
.311
7.8%
1.0%
.098
11
NN2
14
524
.307
9.2%
0.4%
.063
12
NN2
25
909
.299
8.0%
0.9%
.083
13
NAL
17
561
.298
6.2%
0.9%
.103
14
NAL
27
972
.283
7.5%
0.4%
.064
14
3
544
16603
.323
8.2%
1.1%
.107



Players
# Team Pos
1
AB3
LF
59
.529
15.3%
3.4%
.306
2
HG
1B
157
.522
13.4%
4.5%
.311
3
HG
C
177
.510
15.3%
6.2%
.356
4
1B
68
.501
5.9%
4.4%
.317
5
PC
2B
142
.482
8.5%
2.8%
.236
6
BCA
RF
139
.474
7.2%
3.6%
.213
7
MRS
SS
128
.445
11.7%
2.3%
.200
8
NE
SS
91
.441
11.0%
2.2%
.211
9
NE
1B
81
.433
9.9%
7.4%
.296
10
RF
117
.430
7.7%
0.0%
.094
11
KCM
CF
164
.427
6.1%
3.7%
.227
12
BEG
1B
131
.420
9.9%
3.1%
.217
13
NE
3B
94
.412
7.4%
1.1%
.141
14
BCA
1B
145
.398
10.3%
1.4%
.098
15
MULT
3B
110
.390
10.0%
0.0%
.103
16
MRS
RF
100
.389
3.0%
2.0%
.147
17
PS
C
223
.386
12.6%
2.7%
.151
18
KCM
LF
174
.379
8.0%
1.1%
.153
19
MRS
CF
131
.378
10.7%
0.0%
.087
20
HG
LF
168
.378
8.3%
0.6%
.133
21
HG
CF
171
.375
12.3%
2.9%
.171
22
BEG
C
111
.371
15.3%
0.9%
.088
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
BEG
RF
127
.367
7.1%
2.4%
.175
27
NE
LF
90
.367
7.8%
1.1%
.150
28
RF
87
.365
12.6%
0.0%
.067
29
PC
3B
118
.357
13.6%
0.8%
.144
30
KCM
1B
145
.356
11.0%
2.1%
.173
31
PS/PC
1B
184
.356
12.0%
0.0%
.083
32
JRC
LF
65
.355
6.2%
0.0%
.131
33
PC
SS
140
.355
6.4%
0.0%
.120
34
PS
LF
249
.353
9.6%
2.0%
.144
35
BCA
LF
163
.353
6.1%
0.0%
.132
36
PS
RF
267
.351
10.1%
0.4%
.095
37
PS
2B
197
.348
8.1%
2.5%
.144
38
BBB
1B
94
.346
2.1%
1.1%
.130
39
LF
105
.340
7.6%
0.0%
.043
40
NBY
2B
93
.339
7.5%
0.0%
.060
41
PS
SS
245
.336
10.2%
2.0%
.145
42
1B
59
.336
13.6%
0.0%
.137
43
CF
127
.335
7.9%
1.6%
.158
44
HG
RF
138
.331
4.3%
0.7%
.103
45
MRS
1B
135
.325
8.9%
0.0%
.033
46
2B
169
.325
7.7%
0.0%
.046
47
CAG
3B
139
.322
5.0%
0.7%
.153
48
CF
65
.319
12.3%
3.1%
.132
49
BBB
LF
88
.316
4.5%
0.0%
.095
50
BEG
CF
149
.314
9.4%
0.0%
.077
51
JRC
1B
75
.314
4.0%
0.0%
.014
52
JRC
SS
76
.311
7.9%
1.3%
.116
53
KCM
2B
141
.311
8.5%
0.7%
.071
54
CF
63
.310
7.9%
0.0%
.070
55
PC
CF
126
.306
8.7%
1.6%
.098
56
2B
136
.305
8.1%
0.7%
.041
57
1B
138
.303
7.2%
1.4%
.121
58
NBY
CF
109
.303
7.3%
0.0%
.071
59
HG
2B
180
.302
8.9%
1.7%
.081
60
BCA
CF
170
.301
4.7%
0.6%
.108
61
AB3
2B
54
.299
3.7%
0.0%
.020
62
MRS
LF
132
.299
1.5%
0.0%
.087
63
PC
LF
136
.298
11.0%
1.5%
.139
64
SS
101
.294
5.9%
0.0%
.078
65
PC/PS
CF
209
.293
7.7%
1.0%
.091
66
2B
127
.291
9.4%
0.8%
.064
67
BEG
SS
139
.291
8.6%
0.7%
.074
68
JRC
RF
67
.286
6.0%
1.5%
.079
69
NBY
SS
89
.285
7.9%
2.2%
.118
70
NBY
3B
87
.280
8.0%
1.1%
.076
71
MRS
2B
99
.276
9.1%
0.0%
.045
72
AB3
SS
61
.273
3.3%
0.0%
.088
73
MULT
CF
135
.271
6.7%
0.0%
.050
74
HG
SS
156
.271
7.1%
0.0%
.077
75
BBB
3B
96
.261
8.3%
0.0%
.035
76
JRC
3B
73
.247
6.8%
0.0%
.047
77
JRC
LF
63
.247
4.8%
0.0%
.000
78
BBB
CF
96
.239
5.2%
0.0%
.033
79
AB3
RF
63
.232
4.8%
0.0%
.051
80
NE
2B
98
.231
8.2%
0.0%
.023
81
NE
CF
95
.221
4.2%
0.0%
.034
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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