1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


Negro National League II


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Henry
McHenry

Leaders

Slugging %

# Player Team SLG
1
HG
.824
2
HG
.780
3
NE
.588
4
NE
.561
5
BEG
.528
6
HG
.515
7
PS
.505
8
BEG
.500
9
NBY
.483
10
HG
.483

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


Opponent's Batting


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
44
134
244
60
95
4
2
NN2
39
142
271
93
135
3
3
NN2
45
173
311
77
107
2
4
NN2
48
150
257
114
113
4
5
NN2
28
106
169
45
54
2
6
NN2
97
313
481
151
205
6
7
NN2
10
41
59
18
25
0
7
1
311
1059
1792
558
734
21
.000
.000
.000
.000



Players
# Team Role
1
BEG
RP
5
18
20
7
6
0
2
NE
RP
8
16
28
12
17
1
3
NBY
SP
5
10
30
12
9
0
4
HG
SP
8
43
81
19
22
0
5
BEG
SP
11
35
78
14
24
0
6
PS
SP
3
14
21
9
9
1
7
NE
RP
4
11
12
10
5
1
8
NBY
RP
2
11
13
3
1
0
9
NE
SP
13
46
79
25
30
0
10
PS
RP
11
35
45
11
15
0
11
NE
RP
4
18
26
9
4
0
12
NYC
RP
2
7
8
2
1
1
13
HG
SP
2
12
20
7
6
0
14
BEG
SP
6
19
42
10
16
0
15
BEG
SP
6
22
33
5
20
3
16
NE
RP
2
0
0
3
2
0
17
RP
5
10
20
6
13
0
18
NE
SP
7
21
42
32
25
0
19
NBY
RP
8
33
64
10
16
0
20
RP
8
18
38
24
23
1
21
TC
SP
4
15
27
7
15
0
22
BEG
RP
3
9
11
4
5
0
23
TC
RP
1
4
4
1
2
0
24
NE
SP
5
19
35
8
11
2
25
PS
RP
12
31
50
13
15
1
26
NBY
SP
9
28
59
12
25
1
27
PS
RP
20
54
107
32
40
2
28
PS
RP
9
25
37
10
15
0
29
PS
RP
4
3
6
5
6
0
30
PS
SP
16
65
87
40
43
1
31
HG
SP
5
17
27
13
20
1
32
HG
SP
7
12
33
14
27
1
33
BEG
RP
3
8
8
3
5
0
34
RP
3
10
11
5
1
0
35
NYC
RP
5
15
20
7
5
0
36
HG
SP
6
20
41
20
24
1
37
NYC
SP
9
36
69
18
16
1
38
NBY
RP
2
5
7
4
0
0
39
NBY
SP
12
54
95
26
44
0
40
TC
RP
1
9
9
1
0
0
41
PS
RP
13
43
66
14
26
1
42
NYC
SP
7
26
44
12
27
0
43
NYC
RP
5
22
28
6
5
0
44
HG
SP
10
37
66
20
36
0
45
HG/PS
SP
10
44
65
17
36
0
46
BEG
RP
2
12
16
2
0
0
47
NBY
SP
5
24
36
8
12
1
48
NE
SP
1
5
15
3
6
0
49
NE/TC
SP
2
8
13
3
3
0
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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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