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/EAS
1.273
2
HG/EAS
1.226
3
CBR
1.023
4
NE/EAS
1.017
5
BEG
1.000
6
NE/EAS
.999
7
KCM
.981
8
BEG/EAS
.966
9
NE
.935
10
NBY
.927

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
KCM
0.89
2
SL3
0.96
3
HG/EAS
0.98
4
KCM/WES
0.99
5
KCM
1.00
6
MRS/WES
1.01
7
NE
1.05
8
MRS
1.06
9
TC/WES
1.09
10
KCM
1.11


All-1939 Team


Glossary

Left Field Tm
KCM
2.3
2.5
0.0
BEG
1.4
1.5
0.0
1.2
1.2
0.1
Center Field Tm
2.1
2.2
-0.0
SL3
1.0
1.1
0.0
CAG
0.9
1.0
0.0

Right Field Tm
1.4
1.7
-0.1
1.2
1.4
-0.0
1.1
1.3
0.0
Shortstop Tm
1.9
1.7
-0.0
PS
1.3
1.0
0.0
SL3
0.7
0.6
0.0
Second Base Tm
1.6
1.5
0.1
1.4
1.3
-0.0
HG
1.1
1.0
0.0
Third Base Tm
PS
0.8
0.7
0.0
KCM
0.7
0.6
0.0
0.6
0.6
-0.0
First Base Tm
2.6
2.8
0.0
1.6
1.6
0.2
0.9
1.1
0.0
 
Catcher Tm
3.1
3.0
0.0
CBR
1.2
1.2
0.0
HG/TC
0.6
0.6
0.0
Starting Pitcher Tm
111.2
3.5
3.1
0.4
65.0
2.7
2.9
-0.2
67.2
2.2
2.5
-0.2
NE
57.0
2.0
2.1
-0.1
99.0
1.9
1.9
0.0
CBR
92.0
1.8
2.0
-0.2
60.1
1.5
1.7
-0.2
61.0
1.4
1.5
-0.1
HG
80.2
1.3
1.4
-0.2
Relief Pitcher Tm
131.2
3.2
3.8
-0.5
KCM
90.2
2.9
3.3
-0.4
KCM
85.0
2.2
2.5
-0.3
PS
115.1
1.9
2.6
-0.7
56.0
1.8
2.1
-0.2
KCM
32.2
1.5
1.5
-0.0
63.1
1.4
1.7
-0.3
NE
38.0
1.0
1.1
-0.1
CAG
38.2
1.0
1.2
-0.1

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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