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

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
NE
248
2
HG
235
3
IAB
210
4
BEG/NE
206
5
KCM
201
6
CBR
192
7
NBY
178
8
KCM
178
9
TC
163
10
NE
157


Batting


Bats:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
MULT
40
1548
1368
271
395
53
22
41
233
26
152
28
.289
.360
.450
.809
120
2
NAL
20
715
635
102
179
31
11
7
88
16
66
14
.282
.350
.398
.748
116
3
25
937
804
120
208
32
10
10
103
31
105
28
.259
.344
.361
.705
105
4
MULT
36
1327
1191
210
354
56
9
15
188
12
107
29
.297
.355
.397
.752
102
5
51
1866
1685
267
443
74
25
19
220
63
132
49
.263
.316
.370
.687
98
6
37
1376
1259
211
347
32
7
38
187
20
105
12
.276
.331
.403
.734
96
7
NAL
23
851
753
108
202
30
10
1
93
22
73
25
.268
.333
.339
.672
93
8
16
584
521
69
136
19
4
5
54
7
53
10
.261
.329
.342
.671
90
9
52
1907
1771
288
493
52
17
30
241
8
121
15
.278
.325
.378
.702
89
10
NN2
31
1200
1050
137
264
25
9
13
123
4
131
19
.251
.334
.330
.664
80
11
NAL
35
1282
1147
138
275
35
15
9
117
35
106
29
.240
.304
.320
.624
80
12
NAL
22
756
669
61
149
26
6
2
49
20
62
25
.223
.289
.288
.577
67
13
NN2
17
646
596
63
142
13
2
6
53
3
45
5
.238
.292
.297
.589
60
13
5
594
14995
13449
2045
3587
478
147
196
1749
267
1258
288
.267
.329
.368
.697
94



Players
# Team Pos
1
HG
C
34
152
125
38
48
4
3
14
52
4
24
3
.384
.483
.800
1.283
244
2
HG
1B
37
160
129
38
51
11
0
12
51
3
25
6
.395
.494
.760
1.253
234
3
CBR
C
23
91
84
11
33
3
5
1
21
2
7
0
.393
.440
.583
1.023
193
4
KCM
LF
44
182
173
36
64
16
7
3
41
8
9
0
.370
.401
.595
.996
186
5
NE
1B
35
142
129
34
44
7
0
10
30
3
13
0
.341
.401
.628
1.029
172
6
BEG
LF
33
132
119
28
48
7
2
2
29
2
11
2
.403
.454
.546
1.000
170
7
NE
RF
34
143
127
37
43
3
1
9
34
2
15
1
.339
.408
.591
.999
166
8
BEG
2B
30
135
116
27
44
10
2
1
18
1
16
3
.379
.455
.526
.980
162
9
SL3
CF
23
98
81
17
26
4
2
2
12
9
11
6
.321
.402
.494
.896
159
10
TC
2B
16
65
57
15
19
3
1
2
14
2
6
2
.333
.397
.526
.923
158
11
KCM
CF
51
212
187
43
59
10
1
8
42
11
20
5
.316
.382
.508
.890
156
12
NYC
3B
14
54
48
10
17
1
0
2
6
0
6
0
.354
.426
.500
.926
150
13
NE
LF
37
131
121
22
46
4
0
4
27
2
9
1
.380
.423
.512
.935
149
14
HG/TC
C
17
67
55
9
19
3
1
0
4
1
10
2
.345
.446
.436
.883
147
15
SL3
SS
18
71
61
5
21
2
0
1
12
3
7
3
.344
.412
.426
.838
146
16
KCM
SS
48
194
167
33
53
9
2
3
28
15
22
5
.317
.397
.449
.846
145
17
1B
34
145
120
19
42
7
2
0
16
2
16
9
.350
.426
.442
.868
144
18
SL3
2B
24
95
79
8
26
4
1
0
14
1
14
2
.329
.430
.405
.835
143
19
RF
35
143
138
28
52
7
4
1
17
4
3
2
.377
.390
.507
.897
143
20
BEG
RF
34
141
129
31
48
8
1
1
29
4
11
1
.372
.421
.473
.894
143
21
IAB
2B
16
63
53
7
17
2
0
1
7
4
9
1
.321
.419
.415
.834
141
22
CAG
CF
29
135
115
15
34
4
2
3
12
4
16
4
.296
.382
.443
.825
137
23
PS
2B
45
192
184
43
64
9
4
4
36
2
7
1
.348
.372
.505
.877
136
24
C
19
72
60
8
20
2
1
0
7
0
9
3
.333
.420
.400
.820
135
25
TC
3B
11
32
30
1
10
4
0
0
4
0
1
1
.333
.355
.467
.822
134
26
RF
22
86
82
12
25
6
3
1
11
1
3
1
.305
.329
.488
.817
134
27
NBY
3B
26
101
96
17
34
1
1
3
18
0
5
0
.354
.386
.479
.865
133
28
SL3
1B
23
94
82
11
22
3
1
3
15
0
11
1
.268
.355
.439
.794
130
29
PS
LF
40
156
143
29
46
6
3
4
20
2
12
1
.322
.374
.490
.864
129
30
SL3
LF
24
108
95
24
29
6
1
0
11
10
13
0
.305
.389
.389
.778
126
31
CAG
1B
28
115
97
16
26
7
1
1
17
8
17
1
.268
.377
.392
.769
122
32
NYC
LF
15
61
57
10
19
3
0
1
4
1
4
0
.333
.377
.439
.816
121
33
TC
1B
14
53
46
9
13
2
0
1
4
0
7
0
.283
.377
.391
.769
115
34
CBR
3B
22
94
85
16
24
3
4
0
13
7
7
2
.282
.337
.412
.749
115
35
PS
CF
52
202
187
29
54
8
3
6
30
1
15
0
.289
.342
.460
.801
115
36
HG
2B
40
181
157
31
48
5
2
2
21
8
19
5
.306
.381
.401
.782
113
37
PS
SS
50
220
210
37
71
6
4
1
26
1
10
0
.338
.368
.419
.787
112
38
MRS
2B
19
83
71
11
18
5
3
0
5
2
8
4
.254
.329
.408
.738
112
39
IAB
LF
17
68
63
10
14
3
3
2
12
0
4
1
.222
.269
.460
.729
108
40
BEG
CF
36
160
146
27
43
6
1
3
14
3
13
1
.295
.352
.411
.763
106
41
CBR
SS
19
84
79
12
24
5
0
0
9
4
5
0
.304
.345
.367
.712
105
42
C
27
87
80
9
27
1
0
1
12
1
5
2
.338
.376
.388
.764
105
43
MRS
CF
19
76
69
9
19
5
1
0
11
4
6
1
.275
.333
.377
.710
104
44
HG
LF
37
162
142
20
37
9
3
2
19
0
18
2
.261
.344
.408
.752
104
45
CBR
2B
23
88
74
11
22
3
0
0
11
1
8
6
.297
.366
.338
.704
103
46
CAG
RF
33
119
100
15
26
4
0
1
8
3
17
2
.260
.368
.330
.698
102
47
KCM
C
34
129
113
13
28
5
2
2
10
0
11
5
.248
.315
.381
.695
101
48
HG
3B
38
151
142
23
39
4
4
3
16
0
8
1
.275
.313
.423
.736
100
49
TC
SS
12
41
39
4
12
0
1
0
5
0
2
0
.308
.341
.359
.700
99
50
KCM
3B
45
180
165
33
47
7
2
1
19
4
8
7
.285
.318
.370
.688
98
51
CAG
3B
34
148
135
21
35
6
3
1
15
1
9
4
.259
.306
.370
.676
94
52
NBY
1B
32
125
118
17
34
4
1
2
15
0
6
1
.288
.323
.390
.712
92
53
BEG
3B
36
148
138
24
38
9
2
1
20
1
9
1
.275
.320
.391
.711
92
54
1B
39
164
147
24
38
7
1
3
27
0
15
2
.259
.327
.381
.708
91
55
NE
3B
31
121
109
15
28
3
1
3
19
1
11
1
.257
.325
.385
.710
90
56
SS
36
133
120
13
33
3
2
0
14
3
12
1
.275
.341
.333
.674
89
57
NBY
RF
26
102
87
8
25
0
1
0
13
0
13
2
.287
.380
.310
.690
89
58
HG/TC
RF
17
69
63
8
16
6
0
0
10
1
5
1
.254
.309
.349
.658
87
59
CBR
RF
19
75
63
14
16
2
0
0
7
0
10
2
.254
.356
.286
.642
86
60
MRS
RF
21
84
76
6
20
2
1
0
6
5
7
1
.263
.325
.316
.641
85
61
KCM
RF
49
217
194
33
47
7
3
1
11
11
19
4
.242
.310
.325
.635
83
62
KCM
1B
48
179
160
23
36
6
5
1
23
4
15
4
.225
.291
.344
.635
83
63
CAG
LF
35
129
120
12
34
2
1
0
11
7
6
3
.283
.317
.317
.634
83
64
CBR
1B
21
81
71
10
19
3
0
0
7
1
5
5
.268
.316
.310
.626
80
65
SL3
1B
20
70
62
11
13
3
1
1
10
1
6
2
.210
.279
.339
.618
78
66
NE
SS
35
159
140
28
35
2
0
3
19
3
17
2
.250
.331
.329
.660
78
67
CBR
CF
21
89
78
18
18
3
1
0
4
2
10
1
.231
.318
.295
.613
77
68
TC
LF
13
58
50
6
12
0
1
0
2
1
7
1
.240
.333
.280
.613
75
69
NYC
RF
16
63
58
6
14
3
0
1
8
0
5
0
.241
.302
.345
.646
75
70
NE
CF
35
141
138
18
32
3
2
5
23
2
3
0
.232
.248
.391
.640
71
71
NBY
SS
30
118
96
15
18
3
2
1
11
1
21
1
.188
.333
.292
.625
71
72
CAG
2B
27
109
96
12
23
1
1
0
8
3
9
4
.240
.305
.271
.576
66
73
NE
2B
35
155
135
21
32
4
0
1
11
3
17
3
.237
.322
.289
.611
66
74
BEG
C
25
83
72
11
18
2
0
1
12
0
5
6
.250
.299
.319
.618
65
75
PS
RF
50
187
179
24
44
4
1
3
27
0
7
1
.246
.274
.330
.604
63
76
NYC
SS
16
67
62
5
16
2
0
0
5
1
4
1
.258
.303
.290
.593
62
77
HG/TC
CF
25
112
96
18
21
2
1
0
9
5
14
2
.219
.318
.260
.579
61
78
PS
1B
48
182
181
23
51
4
0
0
22
0
1
0
.282
.286
.304
.590
60
79
MRS
C
21
78
69
3
17
2
0
0
7
1
3
6
.246
.278
.275
.553
60
80
NBY
2B
27
105
94
12
21
2
0
1
5
0
10
1
.223
.298
.277
.575
57
81
MRS
1B
22
85
72
7
13
3
1
0
4
1
11
2
.181
.289
.250
.539
56
82
MRS
3B
21
73
66
2
14
4
0
0
5
1
5
2
.212
.268
.273
.540
56
83
TC
P
11
30
28
2
7
0
0
0
2
0
2
0
.250
.300
.250
.550
54
84
SL3
RF
25
104
90
10
16
2
1
1
6
2
12
2
.178
.275
.256
.530
54
85
SL3
3B
24
93
74
9
14
0
1
0
4
0
13
6
.189
.310
.216
.527
54
86
HG
SS
40
156
132
27
24
1
4
1
11
2
19
5
.182
.285
.273
.557
53
87
KCM
2B
50
201
181
21
40
6
0
0
20
2
11
9
.221
.266
.254
.520
50
88
CAG
C
30
113
104
12
21
3
1
0
13
1
7
2
.202
.252
.250
.502
45
89
P
12
38
34
2
7
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
.206
.289
.206
.495
42
90
NYC
2B
16
64
56
7
12
0
0
0
5
1
5
3
.214
.279
.214
.493
35
91
NYC
1B
15
60
56
6
10
0
0
0
2
0
4
0
.179
.233
.179
.412
13
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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