1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


Negro National League II


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Henry
McHenry

Leaders

Runs Batted In

# Player Team RBI
1
HG
48
2
HG
46
3
PS
36
4
NE
31
5
PS
30
6
PS
27
7
BEG/PS
27
8
PS
26
9
NE
25
10
NE
24

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
HG
279
2
NE
256
3
NE/BEG
202
4
NBY
192
5
TC
165
6
NE
162
7
BEG
148
8
BEG/TC
144
9
NYC
142
10
NE
142


Advanced Batting


Bats:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
33
1306
.377
10.0%
2.8%
.175
2
NN2
27
1013
.344
8.2%
1.2%
.100
3
NN2
33
1234
.334
7.4%
2.6%
.121
4
NN2
50
1833
.324
6.2%
1.5%
.095
5
NN2
31
1200
.314
10.9%
1.1%
.078
6
NN2
17
646
.279
7.0%
0.9%
.059
7
NN2
7
246
.267
6.1%
0.8%
.053
7
1
199
7478
.330
8.1%
1.7%
.106



Players
# Team Pos
1
HG
C
123
.549
14.6%
8.9%
.422
2
HG
1B
135
.524
15.6%
8.1%
.394
3
NE
1B
127
.450
10.2%
5.5%
.237
4
NE
RF
128
.439
10.9%
5.5%
.219
5
BEG
LF
99
.431
8.1%
2.0%
.146
6
NYC
3B
54
.427
11.1%
3.7%
.146
7
BEG
2B
102
.426
9.8%
0.0%
.122
8
NE
LF
116
.412
7.8%
2.6%
.113
9
HG
RF
108
.407
2.8%
0.9%
.136
10
BEG
RF
104
.399
6.7%
1.0%
.094
11
NBY
3B
101
.397
5.0%
3.0%
.125
12
PS
2B
192
.395
3.6%
2.1%
.158
13
HG/TC
C
29
.384
20.7%
0.0%
.000
14
TC
SS
28
.381
3.6%
3.6%
.154
15
NYC
LF
61
.378
6.6%
1.6%
.105
16
BEG
CF
122
.376
8.2%
2.5%
.134
17
HG
3B
125
.371
6.4%
2.4%
.181
18
HG
2B
153
.368
9.8%
1.3%
.113
19
PS
SS
211
.365
4.7%
0.5%
.075
20
PS
CF
194
.357
7.2%
3.1%
.167
21
BEG
3B
113
.351
8.0%
0.9%
.126
22
HG
LF
138
.349
10.9%
1.4%
.157
23
TC
1B
29
.344
13.8%
0.0%
.040
24
NBY
RF
102
.334
12.7%
0.0%
.023
25
1B
156
.332
9.0%
1.9%
.129
26
NBY
1B
125
.327
4.8%
1.6%
.102
27
NE
3B
106
.326
7.5%
2.8%
.144
28
NE
SS
141
.325
9.2%
2.1%
.087
29
NBY
SS
118
.308
17.8%
0.8%
.104
30
NYC
RF
63
.304
7.9%
1.6%
.103
31
NE
CF
135
.298
2.2%
3.7%
.167
32
PS
RF
180
.289
3.9%
1.7%
.087
33
PS
1B
174
.281
0.6%
0.0%
.017
34
NYC
SS
67
.281
6.0%
0.0%
.032
35
NBY
2B
105
.278
9.5%
1.0%
.053
36
NE
2B
137
.269
8.0%
0.7%
.049
37
HG
SS
134
.268
12.7%
0.7%
.106
38
NYC
2B
64
.236
7.8%
0.0%
.000
39
NYC
1B
60
.208
6.7%
0.0%
.000
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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