1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

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


Pitching


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
33
18
.647
93
51
20
1
4
445.2
184
140
408
123
311
13
2.83
135
2
MULT
24
14
.632
46
40
33
3
1
336.1
168
129
328
110
157
3
3.45
126
3
NAL
15
8
.652
34
23
12
2
0
197.0
92
76
174
84
81
2
3.47
113
4
20
16
.556
54
37
21
4
0
309.1
179
141
301
127
129
5
4.10
111
5
MULT
23
12
.657
55
36
19
2
2
292.0
163
130
319
88
122
5
4.01
109
6
NAL
13
22
.371
66
35
14
1
2
308.2
165
124
294
113
168
4
3.62
108
7
NN2
11
16
.407
45
31
17
3
2
247.1
173
137
311
77
107
0
2
4.99
94
8
9
16
.360
34
25
17
1
0
207.0
128
95
203
82
106
8
4.13
90
9
NAL
8
14
.364
28
22
15
1
0
183.1
115
90
195
41
95
4
4.42
88
10
26
25
.510
99
52
20
2
2
444.1
319
265
492
158
230
6
5.37
87
11
5
10
.333
24
16
9
0
0
134.2
99
78
154
47
69
1
5.21
82
12
NN2
5
12
.294
28
17
6
0
0
138.2
106
91
169
45
54
2
5.91
80
13
NAL
5
15
.250
30
20
12
0
0
163.0
149
113
203
86
84
11
6.24
63
13
5
197
198
.499
636
405
215
20
13
3407.1
2040
1609
3551
1181
1713
0
66
4.25
100



Players
# Team Role
1
NE
RP
3
2
.600
8
5
3
2
0
38.0
16
8
28
12
17
1
1.89
248
2
HG
SP
4
2
.667
9
7
6
2
1
63.2
15
12
44
16
34
1
1.70
235
3
IAB
SP
2
1
.667
4
3
3
0
0
29.0
12
6
21
15
20
2
1.86
210
4
RP
6
2
.750
10
6
2
0
1
56.0
20
14
40
28
26
2
2.25
206
5
KCM
RP
8
1
.889
18
8
5
0
1
88.0
27
19
71
17
61
3
1.94
201
6
CBR
SP
8
1
.889
10
8
5
1
0
66.1
18
15
54
17
20
1
2.04
192
7
KCM
RP
3
0
1.000
4
2
1
0
0
23.2
6
5
23
2
20
0
1.90
187
8
KCM
RP
8
4
.667
22
13
7
1
2
116.2
41
28
96
22
96
3
2.16
178
9
TC
SP
3
3
.500
7
7
6
0
0
56.2
25
17
47
12
35
0
2.70
163
10
NE
SP
5
1
.833
7
6
5
1
0
57.0
21
19
42
32
25
0
3.00
157
11
CAG
RP
2
3
.400
9
4
2
0
0
38.2
14
11
40
6
22
0
2.56
153
12
KCM
RP
7
3
.700
14
7
2
0
0
80.2
28
23
68
20
57
1
2.57
152
13
CAG
RP
2
2
.500
9
5
2
0
0
41.2
17
13
33
21
44
2
2.81
139
14
SL3
RP
1
1
.500
4
2
1
0
0
16.0
5
5
10
6
7
0
2.81
132
15
HG
SP
7
2
.778
9
9
8
1
0
80.0
43
32
88
21
28
0
3.60
131
16
HG
SP
4
5
.444
12
10
9
0
0
80.2
43
31
80
28
41
0
3.46
130
17
NYC
SP
4
4
.500
9
9
4
0
0
69.1
36
28
69
18
16
1
3.63
130
18
NBY
SP
3
2
.600
9
7
4
1
1
59.0
28
24
59
12
25
1
3.66
129
19
BEG
SP
9
3
.750
15
11
10
0
0
104.2
46
38
119
22
38
0
3.27
127
20
NE
SP
7
4
.636
14
12
7
1
0
93.0
55
38
89
30
31
1
3.68
125
21
MRS
RP
6
1
.857
10
5
5
0
0
60.1
25
21
52
9
42
1
3.13
125
22
BEG
SP
5
3
.625
9
8
6
1
0
63.0
27
24
62
22
24
0
3.43
120
23
PS
RP
11
5
.688
21
10
9
0
1
115.1
57
50
113
36
52
2
3.90
120
24
CBR
SP
5
2
.714
13
11
6
1
0
92.0
41
34
74
49
42
1
3.33
118
25
CAG
RP
1
3
.250
13
6
1
1
2
48.1
27
18
51
20
20
1
3.35
117
26
NBY
SP
4
5
.444
12
10
5
1
0
77.1
54
37
95
26
44
0
4.31
109
27
NE/TC
SP
2
3
.400
5
4
1
0
0
24.1
14
11
29
8
9
0
4.07
108
28
MRS
SP
0
3
.000
4
3
3
0
0
28.1
14
12
26
9
11
1
3.81
103
29
MRS
SP
1
3
.250
4
4
3
0
0
33.0
21
14
31
4
16
0
3.82
102
30
SL3
SP
2
7
.222
9
9
7
1
0
63.2
37
27
68
20
35
4
3.82
101
31
HG
SP
3
3
.500
6
5
2
0
0
37.1
24
17
37
14
22
1
4.10
98
32
HG
SP
5
1
.833
7
7
6
0
0
54.0
30
25
56
24
26
1
4.17
96
33
NBY
RP
2
4
.333
8
5
4
0
1
46.0
33
25
64
10
16
0
4.89
96
34
IAB
SP
0
3
.000
3
3
2
0
0
22.0
19
10
21
16
17
4
4.09
96
35
CAG
RP
4
8
.333
14
9
3
0
0
89.0
52
41
86
25
45
0
4.15
94
36
RP
1
1
.500
8
4
2
1
1
39.1
20
20
38
12
18
0
4.58
93
37
KCM
RP
2
3
.400
11
7
2
0
0
48.1
25
22
50
22
23
3
4.10
91
38
SL3
SP
3
2
.600
8
6
4
0
0
51.0
34
23
49
20
29
0
4.06
89
39
CAG
SP
2
5
.286
9
7
4
0
0
51.2
33
26
52
22
25
1
4.53
86
40
HG/PS
SP
4
4
.500
11
8
4
0
0
64.1
47
39
70
20
49
0
5.46
85
41
NYC
SP
1
4
.200
7
5
2
0
0
38.1
26
24
44
12
27
0
5.63
84
42
MRS
SP
1
2
.333
3
3
2
1
0
23.0
18
12
25
3
6
0
4.70
83
43
PS
SP
3
4
.429
16
11
3
2
1
84.1
65
53
87
40
43
1
5.66
83
44
IAB
RP
2
4
.333
8
4
4
0
0
48.0
32
26
58
15
16
0
4.88
80
45
SL3
SP
1
5
.167
8
6
4
0
0
51.0
34
26
57
20
22
1
4.59
80
46
BEG
SP
1
2
.333
7
5
1
0
0
30.1
23
20
36
6
22
3
5.93
79
47
NE
SP
1
4
.200
7
5
2
0
0
35.2
25
23
49
13
22
2
5.80
78
48
PS/TC
SP
1
2
.333
6
4
1
0
0
30.1
29
20
42
18
14
1
5.93
73
49
BEG
RP
2
1
.667
6
3
0
0
0
25.1
25
18
29
10
6
0
6.39
70
50
IAB
SP
1
4
.200
5
4
3
0
0
33.0
31
22
40
16
12
1
6.00
65
51
NE
RP
0
1
.000
6
3
0
0
0
26.2
25
23
36
11
4
0
7.76
57
52
TC
SP
0
2
.000
3
2
1
0
0
14.2
21
16
24
5
10
1
9.82
42
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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