1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


Negro National League II


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Henry
McHenry

Leaders

OPS+

# Player Team OPS+
1
HG
248
2
HG
235
3
NE
165
4
BEG
158
5
NE
157
6
BEG
153
7
BEG/NBY
149
8
NBY
148
9
HG
143
10
NE
138

ERA

# Player Team ERA
1
HG
1.74
2
NE
1.89
3
NE/BEG
2.40
4
NBY
2.64
5
TC
2.83
6
NE
3.00
7
BEG/TC
3.29
8
BEG
3.32
9
NE
3.41
10
HG
3.46


Advanced Pitching


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
426.1
1.48
10.9%
8.0%
1.36
2
NN2
280.1
1.30
11.4%
7.9%
1.45
3
NN2
278.1
1.33
9.5%
9.6%
0.99
4
NN2
247.1
1.57
9.6%
6.9%
1.39
5
NN2
220.0
1.38
10.0%
6.3%
1.58
6
NN2
138.2
1.54
8.7%
7.3%
1.20
7
NN2
59.0
1.31
10.0%
7.2%
1.39
7
1
1650.0
1.42
10.2%
7.8%
1.32



Players
# Team Role
1
PS
RP
106.1
1.31
8.9%
7.1%
1.25
2
NE
SP
87.0
1.20
8.4%
7.0%
1.20
3
PS
SP
84.1
1.51
11.5%
10.7%
1.08
4
NBY
SP
77.1
1.56
12.7%
7.5%
1.69
5
BEG
SP
76.0
1.21
7.7%
4.5%
1.71
6
HG
SP
71.0
1.41
7.2%
6.2%
1.16
7
NYC
SP
69.1
1.25
5.5%
6.2%
0.89
8
HG
SP
67.2
1.27
12.7%
7.1%
1.80
9
NBY
SP
59.0
1.20
10.2%
4.9%
2.08
10
NE
SP
57.0
1.30
10.4%
13.3%
0.78
11
HG/PS
SP
55.1
1.48
14.8%
7.0%
2.12
12
PS
RP
49.2
1.61
11.5%
6.2%
1.86
13
RP
48.2
1.27
11.2%
11.7%
0.96
14
HG
SP
46.2
1.01
14.7%
7.6%
1.93
15
NBY
RP
46.0
1.61
7.7%
4.8%
1.60
16
PS
RP
45.2
1.38
7.6%
6.6%
1.15
17
HG
SP
45.0
1.36
12.4%
10.4%
1.20
18
NYC
SP
38.1
1.46
16.1%
7.1%
2.25
19
NE
RP
38.0
1.05
11.2%
7.9%
1.42
20
BEG
SP
37.1
1.39
9.9%
6.2%
1.60
21
TC
SP
35.0
0.97
11.0%
5.1%
2.14
22
PS
RP
32.1
1.73
10.0%
7.3%
1.36
23
PS
RP
31.2
1.48
10.8%
7.2%
1.50
24
NBY
SP
30.2
1.37
6.9%
9.2%
0.75
25
HG
SP
29.1
1.36
15.7%
10.2%
1.54
26
RP
27.1
0.95
12.3%
5.7%
2.17
27
NE
SP
25.2
1.68
9.2%
6.7%
1.38
28
BEG
SP
25.1
1.50
17.4%
4.3%
4.00
29
NBY
SP
23.0
1.91
10.7%
7.1%
1.50
30
BEG
RP
20.0
1.35
7.1%
8.2%
0.86
31
NE
RP
19.2
1.78
4.3%
9.8%
0.44
32
HG
SP
17.2
1.53
7.7%
9.0%
0.86
33
PS
SP
16.0
1.88
11.5%
11.5%
1.00
34
NYC
RP
14.2
2.32
6.5%
7.8%
0.83
35
NE
RP
14.1
1.53
7.7%
15.4%
0.50
36
NYC
RP
12.1
2.19
7.9%
11.1%
0.71
37
NE/TC
SP
10.0
1.60
6.7%
6.7%
1.00
38
NE
SP
9.0
2.00
13.6%
6.8%
2.00
39
PS
RP
8.0
1.38
17.6%
14.7%
1.20
40
BEG
RP
6.2
2.25
14.7%
11.8%
1.25
41
BEG
RP
6.2
2.70
0.0%
5.4%
0.00
42
TC
RP
5.2
1.76
0.0%
3.8%
0.00
43
NBY
RP
5.1
2.06
0.0%
15.4%
0.00
44
RP
4.2
3.43
3.3%
16.7%
0.20
45
NYC
RP
4.0
2.50
4.3%
8.7%
0.50
46
NBY
RP
3.2
4.36
3.7%
11.1%
0.33
47
NE
RP
2.1
1.29
20.0%
30.0%
0.67
48
BEG
RP
2.0
5.50
29.4%
17.6%
1.67
49
TC
RP
1.1
3.75
22.2%
11.1%
2.00
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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