1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

OPS

# Player Team OPS
1
HG
1.283
2
HG
1.253
3
NE
1.029
4
CBR
1.023
5
BEG
1.000
6
NE
.999
7
KCM
.997
8
BEG
.980
9
NE
.935
10
BEG/NBY
.920


Standings
Glossary

Negro American League

vs NAL vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
39
20
0
.661
-
39
23
0
.629
5.5
4.1
Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
2
38
33
0
.535
7.0
39
35
0
.527
5.3
4.8
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
3
20
21
0
.488
10.0
20
21
0
.488
4.7
5.1
Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
4
13
16
1
.448
11.0
13
19
1
.406
5.9
6.3
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO)
5
8
10
1
.444
10.5
8
10
1
.444
4.6
5.9
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
6
6
10
0
.375
11.5
7
19
0
.269
4.8
7.5
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
7
15
29
0
.341
16.5
16
29
0
.356
3.6
4.9
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
* League Champion

NAL Championship Series

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
4
1
0
.800
-
5.0
2.6
Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
2
1
4
0
.200
3.0
2.6
5.0
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO)


Negro National League II

vs NN2 vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
34
19
1
.642
-
38
21
1
.644
7.1
4.8
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
2
32
21
1
.604
2.0
37
21
1
.638
6.3
4.9
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
3
27
30
1
.474
9.0
27
30
1
.474
5.3
6.4
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
4
17
20
4
.459
9.0
19
20
4
.487
4.5
5.3
No Home Ballpark
5
19
23
0
.452
9.5
24
24
0
.500
5.6
5.2
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
6
4
5
1
.444
8.0
4
5
1
.444
3.2
4.6
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
7
8
23
0
.258
15.0
9
23
0
.281
3.2
5.7
No Home Ballpark
* League Champion

NNL II Playoffs

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
3
1
0
.750
-
7.3
4.0
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
2
3
2
0
.600
0.5
7.8
5.4
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
3
2
3
0
.400
1.5
5.4
7.8
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
4
1
3
0
.250
2.0
4.0
7.3
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)


NNL II Championship Series

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
3
1
1
.750
-
4.2
2.6
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
2
1
3
1
.250
2.0
2.6
4.2
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)



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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James