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/EAS
.491
2
HG/EAS
.481
3
BEG/NBY
.477
4
BEG
.454
5
BEG/EAS
.453
6
HG/TC
.446
7
NBY
.444
8
CBR
.440
9
BEG/IAB
.426
10
NE
.423

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


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
470.2
1.17
17.1%
6.7%
2.55
2
444.1
1.46
11.8%
8.1%
1.46
3
MULT
336.1
1.30
11.0%
7.7%
1.43
4
309.1
1.38
9.7%
9.5%
1.02
5
NAL
308.2
1.32
12.8%
8.6%
1.49
6
MULT
292.0
1.39
9.7%
7.0%
1.39
7
NN2
247.1
1.57
9.6%
6.9%
1.39
8
231.0
1.32
11.9%
8.3%
1.44
9
NAL
197.0
1.31
9.7%
10.1%
0.96
10
NAL
183.1
1.29
12.3%
5.3%
2.32
11
NAL
163.0
1.77
10.8%
11.1%
0.98
12
NN2
138.2
1.54
8.7%
7.3%
1.20
13
134.2
1.49
11.6%
7.9%
1.47
14
EWA
17.0
1.35
14.1%
11.3%
1.25
2.8%
15
EWA
17.0
1.47
13.2%
11.8%
1.11
0.0%
15
6
3490.1
1.38
11.7%
8.0%
1.46
1.4%



Players
# Team Role
1
RP
131.2
0.99
20.7%
4.8%
4.32
0.0%
2
PS
RP
115.1
1.29
10.7%
7.4%
1.44
3
SP
111.2
1.34
8.9%
5.1%
1.75
0.0%
4
SP
99.0
1.23
8.5%
8.0%
1.06
0.0%
5
CBR
SP
92.0
1.34
10.7%
12.5%
0.86
6
KCM
RP
90.2
1.00
17.5%
5.3%
3.32
7
CAG
RP
89.0
1.25
12.2%
6.8%
1.80
8
KCM
RP
85.0
1.11
17.2%
6.4%
2.68
9
PS
SP
84.1
1.51
11.5%
10.7%
1.08
10
HG
SP
80.2
1.34
12.0%
8.2%
1.46
11
HG
SP
80.0
1.36
8.2%
6.1%
1.33
12
NBY
SP
77.1
1.56
12.7%
7.5%
1.69
13
SP
73.2
1.37
11.9%
6.6%
1.81
0.0%
14
NYC
SP
69.1
1.25
5.5%
6.2%
0.89
15
SP
67.2
1.12
7.3%
6.9%
1.05
0.0%
16
SP
65.0
0.98
13.3%
6.3%
2.13
25.0%
17
HG/PS
SP
64.1
1.40
17.6%
7.2%
2.45
18
RP
63.1
1.01
17.3%
4.4%
3.91
0.0%
19
BEG
SP
63.0
1.33
9.0%
8.2%
1.09
20
SP
61.0
1.23
10.6%
5.5%
1.93
0.0%
21
SP
60.1
1.09
16.2%
6.2%
2.60
0.0%
22
SL3
SP
60.0
1.23
13.3%
8.0%
1.65
23
NE
SP
57.0
1.30
10.4%
13.3%
0.78
24
RP
56.0
1.21
11.2%
12.0%
0.93
25
HG
SP
54.0
1.48
10.9%
10.1%
1.08
26
CAG
SP
51.2
1.43
11.1%
9.7%
1.14
27
SL3
SP
51.0
1.51
9.7%
8.8%
1.10
28
PS
RP
49.2
1.61
11.5%
6.2%
1.86
29
CAG
RP
48.1
1.47
9.4%
9.4%
1.00
30
KCM
RP
48.1
1.49
10.7%
10.2%
1.05
31
IAB
RP
48.0
1.52
7.5%
7.0%
1.07
32
RP
46.2
1.65
7.5%
5.2%
1.45
0.0%
33
PS
RP
45.2
1.38
7.6%
6.6%
1.15
34
CAG
RP
41.2
1.30
24.7%
11.8%
2.10
35
RP
39.1
1.27
10.9%
7.3%
1.50
36
CAG
RP
38.2
1.19
13.8%
3.8%
3.67
37
NYC
SP
38.1
1.46
16.1%
7.1%
2.25
38
NE
RP
38.0
1.05
11.2%
7.9%
1.42
39
HG
SP
37.1
1.37
13.7%
8.7%
1.57
40
NE
SP
35.2
1.74
13.1%
7.7%
1.69
41
KCM
SP
34.0
1.38
14.4%
9.6%
1.50
42
MRS
SP
33.0
1.06
12.2%
3.1%
4.00
43
IAB
SP
33.0
1.70
7.8%
10.5%
0.75
44
KCM
RP
32.2
0.89
22.4%
2.4%
9.33
45
PS
RP
32.1
1.73
10.0%
7.3%
1.36
46
PS
RP
31.2
1.48
10.8%
7.2%
1.50
47
NBY
SP
30.2
1.37
6.9%
9.2%
0.75
48
PS/TC
SP
30.1
1.98
9.3%
12.0%
0.78
49
BEG
SP
30.1
1.38
16.4%
4.5%
3.67
50
IAB
SP
29.0
1.24
16.3%
12.2%
1.33
51
MRS
SP
28.1
1.24
9.3%
7.6%
1.22
52
NE
RP
26.2
1.76
3.2%
8.9%
0.36
53
BEG
RP
25.1
1.54
5.4%
8.9%
0.60
54
KCM
RP
25.1
1.78
14.0%
9.9%
1.42
55
NE/TC
SP
24.1
1.52
8.3%
7.4%
1.13
56
SL3
RP
24.0
0.96
14.0%
6.5%
2.17
57
SP
23.2
1.31
9.1%
8.1%
1.13
58
MRS
SP
23.0
1.22
6.3%
3.2%
2.00
59
NBY
SP
23.0
1.91
10.7%
7.1%
1.50
60
KCM
RP
22.2
1.72
11.3%
10.4%
1.09
61
NE
RP
22.1
1.48
9.1%
11.1%
0.82
62
IAB
SP
22.0
1.68
16.2%
15.2%
1.06
63
SL3
SP
18.2
1.23
15.2%
15.2%
1.00
64
MRS
SP
18.1
1.85
10.2%
8.0%
1.29
65
TC
SP
14.2
1.98
13.7%
6.8%
2.00
66
NYC
RP
14.2
2.32
6.5%
7.8%
0.83
67
CAG
RP
14.2
1.57
9.1%
13.6%
0.67
68
SP
14.0
2.07
9.9%
9.9%
1.00
69
CAG
SP
14.0
1.29
5.1%
13.6%
0.38
70
NYC
RP
12.1
2.19
7.9%
11.1%
0.71
71
CBR
RP
11.0
1.00
11.6%
9.3%
1.25
72
CBR
SP
9.0
1.44
10.3%
7.7%
1.33
73
NE
SP
9.0
2.00
13.6%
6.8%
2.00
74
IAB
SP
8.1
2.40
11.4%
11.4%
1.00
75
IAB
SP
8.1
1.80
12.5%
5.0%
2.50
76
PS
RP
8.0
1.38
17.6%
14.7%
1.20
77
CAG
RP
7.1
0.95
10.7%
3.6%
3.00
78
BEG
RP
6.2
2.25
14.7%
11.8%
1.25
79
BEG
RP
6.2
2.70
0.0%
5.4%
0.00
80
IAB
RP
6.1
3.32
9.5%
14.3%
0.67
81
MRS
SP
6.1
2.37
9.1%
3.0%
3.00
82
CBR
RP
6.0
1.50
11.5%
11.5%
1.00
83
SL3
RP
5.2
1.06
4.3%
8.7%
0.50
84
TC
RP
5.2
1.76
0.0%
3.8%
0.00
85
CBR
RP
5.1
2.44
13.8%
17.2%
0.80
86
NBY
RP
5.1
2.06
0.0%
15.4%
0.00
87
RP
4.2
3.43
3.3%
16.7%
0.20
88
NYC
RP
4.0
2.50
4.3%
8.7%
0.50
89
KCM
SP
4.0
1.25
11.8%
11.8%
1.00
90
NBY
RP
3.2
4.36
3.7%
11.1%
0.33
91
CAG
RP
3.1
0.90
0.0%
7.7%
0.00
92
IAB
RP
3.1
4.80
3.8%
23.1%
0.17
93
MRS
SP
3.0
3.33
21.1%
15.8%
1.33
94
NE
RP
2.1
1.29
20.0%
30.0%
0.67
95
KCM
RP
2.0
1.00
25.0%
0.0%
96
BEG
RP
2.0
5.50
29.4%
17.6%
1.67
97
IAB
RP
1.2
2.40
11.1%
33.3%
0.33
98
SL3
RP
1.0
6.00
0.0%
20.0%
0.00
99
CBR
SP
0.2
10.50
0.0%
11.1%
0.00
100
CBR
SP
0.2
10.50
0.0%
11.1%
0.00
101
KCM
RP
0.1
6.00
0.0%
33.3%
0.00
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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