1938 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1938 Season


1937 / 1939

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

OPS+

# Player Team OPS+
1
HG/EAS
219
2
AB3/WES
217
3
HG/EAS
216
4
MULT
208
5
BCA
200
6
PC
192
7
MRS/WES
189
8
KCM/WES
185
9
NE/EAS
176
10
KCM
169

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
KCM
0.82
2
KCM/WES
0.99
3
KCM
1.02
4
BCA
1.02
5
HG/EAS
1.03
6
BEG
1.10
7
MRS
1.10
8
BCA/JRC
1.10
9
PC
1.13
10
NE/PS
1.13


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
517.0
1.49
10.5%
9.0%
1.17
1.9%
2
372.2
1.36
12.8%
8.1%
1.58
0.9%
3
NAL
349.0
1.15
19.2%
5.8%
3.32
1.0%
4
NN2
345.1
1.23
12.3%
8.8%
1.39
0.6%
5
NAL
320.0
1.34
12.5%
7.4%
1.69
0.8%
6
NN2
285.0
1.45
12.0%
9.2%
1.31
1.6%
7
NN2
279.1
1.31
11.2%
6.8%
1.63
1.1%
8
276.1
1.43
13.5%
6.7%
2.00
0.8%
9
NAL
219.1
1.58
10.4%
10.9%
0.95
0.6%
10
NN2
199.2
1.36
10.1%
10.0%
1.01
1.6%
11
NN2
198.2
1.58
11.9%
6.9%
1.73
1.3%
12
NAL
156.2
1.43
12.4%
9.2%
1.35
0.9%
13
NAL
129.0
1.50
16.4%
6.5%
2.53
0.5%
14
NN2
115.0
2.03
8.7%
11.9%
0.73
1.5%
15
EWA
18.2
1.29
7.7%
6.4%
1.20
0.0%
16
EWA
18.0
1.56
19.5%
14.6%
1.33
2.4%
16
4
3799.2
1.40
12.5%
8.3%
1.51
1.1%



Players
# Team Role
1
RP
130.1
1.03
14.7%
5.4%
2.71
0.6%
2
RP
117.1
1.53
11.1%
9.0%
1.23
2.4%
3
RP
104.2
0.99
19.7%
2.9%
6.83
0.7%
4
PS
SP
103.2
1.27
12.1%
8.5%
1.43
0.9%
5
BCA
RP
103.1
1.22
12.7%
5.7%
2.24
0.9%
6
SP
98.1
1.40
11.2%
8.0%
1.40
1.1%
7
RP
98.0
1.15
16.8%
6.8%
2.46
0.5%
8
PS
SP
92.1
1.41
8.0%
7.5%
1.06
1.7%
9
CAG
RP
91.0
1.36
7.6%
7.1%
1.07
0.5%
10
MULT
RP
83.0
1.34
12.2%
7.1%
1.72
1.4%
11
BEG
SP
82.1
1.29
8.3%
6.0%
1.38
0.9%
12
BEG
SP
82.0
1.20
10.4%
4.9%
2.12
1.2%
13
RP
80.1
1.29
14.4%
6.0%
2.38
0.3%
14
SP
80.0
1.30
16.6%
10.4%
1.60
1.2%
15
BBB
RP
77.0
1.61
11.9%
12.1%
0.98
0.6%
16
HG
SP
70.1
1.25
13.9%
9.8%
1.41
1.4%
17
SP
70.1
1.27
14.6%
7.8%
1.87
0.3%
18
RP
68.0
1.10
13.8%
9.1%
1.52
1.5%
19
BCA
RP
62.2
1.02
22.0%
8.8%
2.50
0.8%
20
SP
60.1
1.18
16.0%
4.0%
4.00
1.2%
21
RP
60.0
1.18
14.6%
4.6%
3.17
0.8%
22
MRS
RP
58.0
1.53
14.4%
8.9%
1.63
0.7%
23
MRS
RP
57.2
1.16
13.2%
4.1%
3.20
0.8%
24
PC
SP
55.2
1.13
18.0%
10.5%
1.71
0.9%
25
NBY
SP
54.1
1.25
14.5%
5.3%
2.75
0.4%
26
KCM
SP
53.2
1.27
11.5%
5.7%
2.00
0.4%
27
CAG
RP
53.0
1.58
10.9%
10.5%
1.04
1.3%
28
NE/PS
SP
53.0
1.13
12.3%
9.1%
1.35
0.9%
29
KCM
RP
48.2
0.82
29.5%
5.8%
5.09
0.0%
30
JRC
SP
47.1
1.50
11.2%
7.9%
1.41
1.4%
31
PS
RP
47.0
1.43
7.7%
9.1%
0.84
1.0%
32
PS
RP
47.0
1.79
13.3%
11.1%
1.20
2.7%
33
PC
SP
46.2
1.16
10.8%
7.7%
1.40
1.0%
34
NE
SP
45.0
1.62
9.1%
8.1%
1.12
2.9%
35
MRS
RP
43.2
1.10
18.3%
6.5%
2.83
0.0%
36
BEG
SP
42.0
1.10
16.8%
6.0%
2.80
0.6%
37
PC
SP
41.2
1.68
9.4%
6.9%
1.36
2.0%
38
PC
RP
37.2
1.96
8.1%
7.5%
1.07
2.7%
39
KCM
RP
37.1
1.31
21.1%
6.2%
3.40
5.0%
40
PS
RP
37.1
1.69
10.7%
9.0%
1.19
2.3%
41
RP
37.0
1.46
8.7%
9.3%
0.94
0.6%
42
KCM
RP
35.0
1.23
19.1%
5.3%
3.63
0.7%
43
NE
SP
34.1
1.37
11.0%
14.5%
0.76
0.7%
44
AB3
RP
34.0
1.29
20.1%
6.3%
3.22
0.0%
45
BBB
RP
34.0
1.88
8.5%
11.5%
0.74
0.0%
46
SEN
SP
33.2
1.72
10.1%
10.8%
0.94
1.9%
47
AB3
RP
33.1
1.41
21.8%
10.6%
2.07
1.4%
48
HG
SP
33.0
1.33
2.8%
9.9%
0.29
0.7%
49
SP
31.2
1.33
15.7%
2.2%
7.00
2.2%
50
RP
31.2
1.39
11.5%
9.4%
1.23
1.4%
51
SP
31.0
1.84
8.9%
15.8%
0.57
0.7%
52
BEG
RP
30.0
1.37
11.5%
9.9%
1.15
0.8%
53
AB3
SP
27.2
1.45
9.7%
4.8%
2.00
0.0%
54
NE
RP
26.0
1.27
11.8%
12.7%
0.93
0.0%
55
JRC
SP
25.2
1.32
8.3%
10.1%
0.82
0.9%
56
KCM
RP
24.2
1.46
19.1%
13.6%
1.40
0.0%
57
RP
24.1
2.10
7.8%
7.0%
1.11
0.0%
58
BEG
SP
21.2
1.66
14.4%
11.5%
1.25
1.9%
59
JRC
SP
21.1
1.55
16.2%
14.1%
1.14
0.0%
60
SEN
RP
20.1
1.77
9.2%
12.2%
0.75
0.0%
61
BBB
RP
19.2
1.58
10.1%
12.4%
0.82
0.0%
62
MRS
RP
18.0
2.17
12.1%
11.0%
1.10
0.0%
63
KCM
SP
17.2
1.02
12.9%
5.7%
2.25
0.0%
64
BCA
RP
17.1
2.02
6.7%
10.0%
0.67
1.1%
65
HG
SP
17.0
1.53
6.7%
16.0%
0.42
0.0%
66
SEN
SP
17.0
2.29
8.6%
9.7%
0.89
1.1%
67
NBY
RP
15.2
1.79
6.8%
10.8%
0.63
2.7%
68
PC
RP
15.0
2.07
5.3%
14.7%
0.36
1.3%
69
RP
14.1
2.44
10.1%
10.1%
1.00
1.3%
70
CAG
RP
14.1
1.88
7.4%
8.8%
0.83
0.0%
71
HG
RP
14.1
1.95
8.0%
14.7%
0.55
0.0%
72
BEG
SP
13.1
1.73
15.0%
11.7%
1.29
1.7%
73
SEN
SP
13.1
2.03
11.4%
20.0%
0.57
1.4%
74
NBY
RP
13.1
2.40
6.5%
6.5%
1.00
2.6%
75
PS
RP
12.2
1.34
12.7%
7.3%
1.75
3.6%
76
RP
12.0
1.50
17.0%
5.7%
3.00
0.0%
77
NBY
RP
11.1
3.00
10.4%
14.9%
0.70
1.5%
78
PC/PS
RP
11.0
1.82
1.9%
13.5%
0.14
5.8%
79
BBB
RP
10.1
1.16
4.7%
16.3%
0.29
0.0%
80
KCM
SP
10.0
1.00
15.8%
10.5%
1.50
0.0%
81
AB3
SP
9.2
2.07
7.5%
5.7%
1.33
1.9%
82
NE
SP
9.2
0.83
8.1%
5.4%
1.50
5.4%
83
KCM
RP
9.1
2.57
15.1%
9.4%
1.60
0.0%
84
NE
SP
9.0
1.11
13.5%
8.1%
1.67
0.0%
85
AB3
RP
8.2
2.19
14.0%
0.0%
0.0%
86
RP
8.0
2.38
8.7%
13.0%
0.67
4.3%
87
PS
SP
8.0
1.63
5.7%
2.9%
2.00
5.7%
88
NBY
RP
7.1
1.64
3.0%
6.1%
0.50
3.0%
89
SEN
SP
7.1
1.50
2.9%
8.8%
0.33
0.0%
90
NBY
RP
7.1
1.64
3.0%
3.0%
1.00
6.1%
91
BCA
SP
7.0
2.43
4.3%
13.0%
0.33
0.0%
92
JRC
RP
7.0
1.29
17.2%
6.9%
2.50
3.4%
93
RP
6.2
1.65
0.0%
10.0%
0.00
0.0%
94
CAG
SP
6.1
1.58
9.7%
6.5%
1.50
3.2%
95
NE
RP
6.1
0.79
16.0%
12.0%
1.33
0.0%
96
JRC
SP
6.1
2.37
3.0%
9.1%
0.33
3.0%
97
PS
SP
5.1
2.25
3.3%
13.3%
0.25
0.0%
98
AB3
SP
5.0
2.00
0.0%
11.1%
0.00
0.0%
99
CAG
RP
5.0
1.80
13.0%
13.0%
1.00
0.0%
100
JRC
SP
4.2
2.79
0.0%
25.0%
0.00
0.0%
101
MRS
RP
4.0
2.25
4.5%
4.5%
1.00
4.5%
102
AB3
RP
4.0
1.25
37.5%
6.3%
6.00
0.0%
103
PS
SP
4.0
2.00
4.3%
8.7%
0.50
4.3%
104
BEG
RP
4.0
0.75
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
105
BCA
SP
3.1
3.60
8.7%
17.4%
0.50
0.0%
106
NBY
SP
3.0
2.00
6.3%
6.3%
1.00
0.0%
107
SEN
RP
3.0
4.67
4.2%
16.7%
0.25
12.5%
108
PS
SP
3.0
3.00
5.3%
10.5%
0.50
0.0%
109
BCA
RP
3.0
3.33
9.5%
19.0%
0.50
0.0%
110
BEG
RP
2.2
1.13
18.2%
9.1%
2.00
0.0%
111
JRC
SP
2.1
2.57
15.4%
7.7%
2.00
0.0%
112
SEN
RP
2.0
1.50
11.1%
0.0%
0.0%
113
BBB
SP
2.0
1.00
22.2%
0.0%
0.0%
114
KCM
RP
2.0
0.50
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
115
NBY
RP
1.2
0.60
33.3%
0.0%
0.0%
116
NBY
RP
1.2
1.80
12.5%
12.5%
1.00
0.0%
117
SEN
RP
1.2
4.20
0.0%
16.7%
0.00
0.0%
118
PS
RP
1.1
3.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
119
MRS
SP
1.1
4.50
0.0%
27.3%
0.00
0.0%
120
BEG
RP
1.1
6.75
0.0%
8.3%
0.00
8.3%
121
KCM
RP
1.0
2.00
20.0%
20.0%
1.00
0.0%
122
CAG
RP
1.0
3.00
16.7%
16.7%
1.00
0.0%
123
CAG
RP
0.2
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
124
NE
SP
0.2
12.00
10.0%
40.0%
0.25
0.0%
125
NE
RP
0.2
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
126
CAG
RP
0.1
6.00
0.0%
33.3%
0.00
0.0%
127
MRS
SP
0.0
0.00
0.0%
100.0%
0.00
0.0%
128
KCM
RP
0.0
0.00
0.0%
25.0%
0.00
0.0%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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