1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

On Base %

# Player Team OBP
1
HG
.494
2
HG
.483
3
BEG/NBY
.477
4
BEG
.455
5
BEG
.454
6
CBR
.440
7
SL3
.430
8
IAB/BEG
.426
9
NE
.423
10
BEG
.421

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
HG
0.94
2
KCM
1.00
3
MRS
1.01
4
KCM
1.01
5
TC
1.04
6
NE
1.05
7
MRS
1.06
8
CBR
1.07
9
KCM
1.09
10
CAG
1.19


Standings
Glossary

Negro American League

vs NAL vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
40
20
0
.667
-
40
23
0
.635
5.5
4.1
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
2
38
33
0
.535
7.5
39
35
0
.527
5.3
4.8
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
3
20
21
0
.488
10.5
20
21
0
.488
4.7
5.1
Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
4
13
16
1
.448
11.5
13
19
1
.406
5.9
6.3
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO)
5
8
11
1
.421
11.5
8
11
1
.421
4.6
6.1
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
6
6
10
0
.375
12.0
7
19
0
.269
4.8
7.5
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
7
15
29
0
.341
17.0
16
29
0
.356
3.6
4.9
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
* = League Champion      1 = First Half Champion      2 = Second Half Champion      

NAL Championship Series

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
4
1
0
.800
-
5.0
2.6
Ruppert Stadium (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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