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
1.315
2
HG
1.264
3
NE
1.005
4
NE
.975
5
BEG
.961
6
BEG
.940
7
NBY
.927
8
BEG/NBY
.920
9
HG
.911
10
NE
.899


Players


Bats:


Throws:



# Team Pos Bats Throws
1
BEG
27
P
12
20.0
5'11"
171
R
R
10/10/1911 (Collierville, TN)
2
NYC
37
1B
51
5'8"
R
1902 (Havana, Cuba)
3
HG
28
2B
153
5'9"
165
R
R
9/18/1910 (Sulligent, AL)
7/24/1976 (Pittsburgh, PA)
4
NBY
27
CF
65
5'8"
170
R
R
2/13/1912 (Joplin, MO)
5
HG
29
CF
78
5'9"
165
B
R
11/9/1909 (Montgomery, AL)
11/23/1974 (Detroit, MI)
6
PS
25
CF
194
5'9"
180
L
L
10/2/1913 (Pittsburgh, PA)
4/6/1999 (Philadelphia, PA)
7
21
CF
52
6'2"
190
R
R
10/18/1917 (Orange, NJ)
3/10/2000 (East Orange, NJ)
8
BEG
28
C
9
5'8"
200
R
R
3/28/1911 (Cameron, TX)
9
NBY
35
LF
86
5'8"
165
L
R
6/3/1904 (New Orleans, LA)
11/1971 (Bronx, NY)
10
HG
C
3
11
NE
20
P
17
38.0
6'0"
180
L
R
5/14/1919 (Scotland County, NC)
12
NBY
25
P
14
30.2
6'0"
158
L
L
6/6/1914 (Cleveland, OH)
5/25/1980 (Wellesley, MA)
13
NE
22
LF
9
6'1"
187
R
R
11/20/1916 (Jacksonville, FL)
9/7/1942 (Geneva, OH)
14
HG
31
CF
82
71.0
6'1"
195
B
R
2/23/1908 (McDonald Township, OH)
2/8/1965 (Dayton, OH)
15
NBY
31
LF
74
5'9"
179
R
R
9/3/1907 (Morgantown, NC)
16
BEG
19
SS
29
5'8"
142
R
R
8/27/1919 (Sparta, GA)
12/30/1972 (Atlanta, GA)
17
BEG
31
P
39
76.0
6'1"
210
B
R
7/15/1907 (Canton, GA)
1/4/1991 (Philadelphia, PA)
18
BEG
17
C
50
5'9"
190
R
R
11/19/1921 (Philadelphia, PA)
6/26/1993 (Woodland Hills, CA)
19
NBY
2B
105
5'5"
140
L
R
20
NBY
37
3B
101
5'10"
180
R
R
3/6/1902 (Norfolk, VA)
12/3/1981 (Fort Myers, FL)
21
NYC
26
RF
63
5'8"
22
PS
36
P
6
16.0
5'11"
176
L
R
12/8/1902 (Harpersville, AL)
1/23/1974 (Birmingham, AL)
23
NYC
34
C
52
5'7"
200
R
5/5/1905 (Newport News, VA)
1/1968 (Philadelphia, PA)
24
TC
42
1B
29
5'8"
185
L
L
10/14/1896 (Indianapolis, IN)
10/5/1954 (Philadelphia, PA)
25
NBY
36
C
91
5'10"
175
R
R
1/8/1903 (Richmond, VA)
1/1971 (Newark, NJ)
26
TC
24
SS
28
5'11"
210
R
R
3/13/1915 (Hopkins, SC)
1/18/1989 (Jeannette, PA)
27
PS
24
C
26
5'8"
170
L
R
2/19/1915 (Sumter, SC)
3/10/1985 (Philadelphia, PA)
28
NE
22
P
7
14.1
6'4"
240
R
R
4/17/1917 (Raleigh, NC)
5/21/1989 (Detroit, MI)
29
TC
29
CF
17
5'7"
150
L
R
3/25/1910 (Ardmore, MO)
3/31/1993 (Chicago, IL)
30
34
CF
91
3.2
6'2"
180
L
R
5/19/1905 (Mexia, TX)
3/30/1974 (Memphis, TN)
31
HG
CF
34
32
NE
22
P
41
87.0
5'9"
170
R
R
10/30/1916 (Alexandria, VA)
3/13/1995 (Baltimore, MD)
33
HG/TC
32
C
29
5'9"
160
L
R
9/24/1906 (Picayune, MS)
1/5/1991 (Lumberton, MS)
34
PS
29
RF
180
5'10"
190
R
R
11/5/1909 (Luther, OK)
7/24/1984 (Los Angeles, CA)
35
NE
22
CF
12
5'10"
175
3/23/1917 (Athens, GA)
3/28/1977 (Norfolk, VA)
36
PS
28
P
27
32.1
5'8"
141
R
1/26/1911 (Darby, PA)
11/15/1989 (Richmond, VA)
37
NE
28
P
9
19.2
6'5"
178
R
R
12/27/1910 (Richmond, VA)
10/15/1947 (Richmond, VA)
38
NYC
44
LF
5
5'6"
R
R
5/15/1895 (Havana, Cuba)
39
NYC
43
C
19
5'8"
170
R
R
6/6/1896 (Guanabacoa, Cuba)
7/20/1972 (Guanabacoa, Cuba)
40
NYC
28
P
1
4.0
6'1"
190
R
R
6/27/1911 (Guanabacoa, Cuba)
41
HG
25
P
8
17.2
5'11"
180
L
11/6/1913 (Empire, AL)
42
BEG
24
P
19
37.1
5'10"
155
R
L
1/9/1915 (New Roads, LA)
8/6/1998 (Baker, LA)
43
HG
29
C
11
6'1"
185
R
R
3/19/1910 (Chattanooga, TN)
2/11/2000 (Pittsburgh, PA)
44
HG
27
C
123
6'1"
213
R
R
12/21/1911 (Buena Vista, GA)
1/20/1947 (Pittsburgh, PA)
45
NE
16
3B
1
6'2"
200
R
R
7/5/1922 (Elizabeth, NJ)
10/22/1967 (Lyons, NJ)
46
BEG
27
P
10
25.1
R
L
1912 (birthplace unknown)
6/7/1948 (Baltimore, MD)
47
PS
34
1B
174
5'10"
172
R
R
2/14/1905 (Washington County, TX)
8/3/1947 (Los Angeles, CA)
48
HG
34
LF
138
5'10"
168
L
R
6/10/1905 (Calhoun, AL)
2/23/1978 (Los Angeles, CA)
49
NE
19
P
1
2.1
5'11"
160
L
7/13/1919 (Portsmouth, VA)
3/18/1978 (Jersey City, NJ)
50
31
P
23
27.1
5'8"
175
L
L
3/23/1908 (Clarksdale, MS)
3/3/1989 (Baltimore, MD)
51
NE
29
C
82
5'10"
195
L
R
4/27/1910 (Independence, MO)
11/16/1988 (Auburn Park, IL)
52
TC
27
CF
12
5'11"
180
R
R
11/12/1911 (Shreveport, LA)
1/12/1982 (New York, NY)
53
NYC
22
3B
54
R
R
54
NE
21
P
28
57.0
5'6"
140
L
L
6/6/1918 (Plant City, FL)
5/31/1993 (Sarasota, FL)
55
NBY
38
P
21
46.0
5'9"
180
B
R
2/28/1901 (Alexandria, IN)
12/3/1973 (New York, NY)
56
BEG
42
RF
6
6'0"
180
B
R
9/15/1896 (Hillsboro, TX)
6/24/1972 (Baltimore, MD)
57
BEG
25
LF
99
6'2"
192
L
R
58
26
P
20
48.2
5'11"
173
R
R
1/19/1913 (Ocala, FL)
5/19/2000 (Bronx, NY)
59
BEG
28
2B
102
6'3"
192
R
R
10/20/1910 (Louisville, KY)
8/9/1981 (Los Angeles, CA)
60
NE
20
3B
106
6'1"
195
R
R
2/25/1919 (Haleburg, AL)
1/11/2016 (Houston, TX)
61
HG
29
SS
134
5'10"
165
R
R
9/13/1909 (Washington, DC)
2/14/1980 (Washington, DC)
62
NE
2B
11
63
TC
3B
16
64
TC
20
P
14
35.0
6'2"
170
12/20/1918 (Morgantown, WV)
65
BEG
24
P
4
6.2
R
66
BEG
27
CF
122
5'8"
175
L
R
2/10/1912 (Nashville, TN)
7/11/1999 (Nashville, TN)
67
TC
29
P
1
1.1
5'11"
172
R
R
7/26/1909 (North Fork, WV)
10/21/1965 (Beckley, WV)
68
HG
31
1B
135
5'10"
185
L
L
9/8/1907 (Rocky Mount, NC)
11/27/1997 (Rocky Mount, NC)
69
NYC
33
CF
49
R
R
1906 (Havana, Cuba)
70
41
C
75
6'1"
235
B
R
7/27/1897 (Caldwell County, TX)
9/22/1965 (Los Angeles, CA)
71
NE
20
P
12
25.2
6'4"
180
R
R
11/18/1918 (Rome, GA)
6/23/2003 (Pleasantville, NJ)
72
NBY
-
1
73
PS
39
P
23
45.2
5'11"
190
L
R
1/1/1900 (Glasgow, DE)
6/12/1982 (Philadelphia, PA)
74
NBY
30
P
27
59.0
6'1"
195
R
R
7/22/1908 (Mobile, AL)
4/29/1968 (Bonifay, FL)
75
PS
29
P
53
106.1
6'0"
180
R
R
4/3/1910 (Houston, TX)
2/9/1981 (Brooklyn, NY)
76
NBY
29
SS
118
R
R
1910 (Lockett, VA)
77
PS
21
P
9
31.2
6'0"
178
R
R
7/17/1917 (Glenolden, PA)
8/30/1972 (Philadelphia, PA)
78
TC
2B
4
79
PS
23
P
2
8.0
6'4"
195
L
L
2/14/1916 (Statesboro, GA)
4/20/2003 (New York, NY)
80
NYC
29
LF
44
5'7"
1910 (Bauta, Cuba)
81
PS
22
P
34
84.1
5'10"
185
L
L
5/29/1917 (Bishopville, SC)
7/4/1989 (Capitol Heights, MD)
82
BEG
22
1B
43
5'11"
180
L
L
11/18/1916 (Atlanta, GA)
2/6/2016 (Atlanta, GA)
83
PS/TC
30
2B
26
5'11"
169
B
R
5/13/1909 (Columbus, OH)
11/6/1980 (Oak Forest, IL)
84
HG
26
C
9
5'9"
190
L
R
1/3/1913 (Baldwin County, GA)
3/16/1983 (Pittsburgh, PA)
85
NYC
25
1B
60
5'9"
180
B
L
2/23/1914 (Matanzas, Cuba)
86
31
C
67
5'11"
176
R
R
10/27/1907 (Georgetown, TX)
4/21/1969 (New York, NY)
87
HG
27
LF
49
29.1
6'1"
235
R
R
2/12/1912 (Alexandria, LA)
10/14/1964 (Alexandria, LA)
88
NBY
22
C
8
5'11"
195
R
R
6/19/1917 (Chester, SC)
9/13/1987 (Salisbury, NC)
89
PS
35
LF
147
5'11"
170
R
R
11/23/1903 (Port Allen, LA)
2/22/1954 (Philadelphia, PA)
90
HG
27
P
27
46.2
5'11"
180
L
L
6/18/1912 (Washington, GA)
4/19/1987 (Cherry Hill, NJ)
91
PS
27
2B
192
5'11"
185
B
R
12/19/1911 (East Chicago, IN)
5/16/1984 (Houston, TX)
92
NE
21
CF
135
6'2"
214
R
R
5/23/1918 (La Grange, GA)
12/7/1980 (East Orange, NJ)
93
PS
33
C
79
5'10"
176
R
R
6/26/1906 (Dawson, GA)
1/24/1958 (Birmingham, AL)
94
BEG
21
P
1
2.0
L
1918 (Nashville, TN)
95
P
6
4.2
96
NYC
47
P
4
12.1
5'8"
165
R
R
6/15/1892 (Arkadelphia, AR)
5/1963 (New York, NY)
97
NE
22
3B
19
5'9"
182
R
R
1/1/1917 (Elizabeth City, NC)
3/12/1979 (Norfolk, VA)
98
BEG
27
3B
46
5'11"
175
R
R
9/18/1911 (Santurce, PR)
7/27/2003 (New York, NY)
99
HG
31
P
24
45.0
R
1908 (birthplace unknown)
100
BEG
26
SS
1
5'8"
180
B
R
4/1/1913 (Oklahoma City, OK)
3/26/1984 (Pacoima, CA)
101
NYC
24
2B
64
R
R
102
NE/PS
27
C
73
5'11"
169
R
R
2/11/1912 (Portsmouth, VA)
8/14/1970 (Portsmouth, VA)
103
NYC
38
P
31
69.1
R
R
104
NBY
38
3B
75
5.1
5'11"
195
R
R
8/16/1900 (Talladega, AL)
4/15/1976 (Compton, CA)
105
NE
34
2B
137
5'7"
162
R
R
11/30/1904 (West New York, NJ)
4/6/1981 (Jersey City, NJ)
106
BEG
33
3B
113
5'10"
155
R
R
10/23/1905 (Oxford, AL)
3/16/1974 (Louisville, KY)
107
PS
26
RF
111
5'9"
175
L
R
7/23/1912 (Arkadelphia, AR)
2/13/1955 (New York, NY)
108
HG
29
3B
125
6'0"
179
R
R
11/16/1909 (Arkadelphia, AR)
6/1980 (Philadelphia, PA)
109
TC
25
3B
14
1914 (birthplace unknown)
110
NBY
34
P
33
77.1
6'0"
212
L
L
5/9/1905 (Kent County, MD)
1/1/1959 (New York, NY)
111
NE
29
RF
128
6'0"
195
L
R
8/21/1909 (Black Cat, DE)
3/20/1983 (Bronx, NY)
112
NE
38
1B
127
6'1"
200
R
R
3/31/1901 (Blocton, AL)
7/9/1966 (Newark, NJ)
113
TC
23
P
4
5.2
6'0"
165
R
R
2/4/1916 (Hartford, CT)
6/15/1987 (Hartford, CT)
114
TC
LF
15
R
R
115
HG
RF
3
116
PS
31
P
22
49.2
6'2"
158
R
R
5/27/1908 (Sulligent, AL)
1/29/1978 (Los Angeles, CA)
117
NYC
32
P
14
38.1
5'10"
150
L
L
8/27/1906 (Havana, Cuba)
12/10/1976 (Milton, MA)
118
NYC
23
P
7
14.2
R
11/29/1915 (Havana, Cuba)
119
HG
30
C
2
5'7"
180
R
R
1/5/1909 (Pittsburgh, PA)
9/19/1986 (Pittsburgh, PA)
120
NYC
28
SS
67
5'7"
150
R
R
8/16/1910 (Guanabacoa, Cuba)
121
NYC
34
LF
61
5'6"
R
R
122
HG
28
P
30
67.2
5'11"
215
B
L
9/15/1910 (Catskill, NY)
2/19/1997 (Catskill, NY)
123
BEG
34
SS
54
5'11"
190
R
R
9/10/1904 (Austin, TX)
124
NBY
23
1B
125
6'2"
185
L
R
1/9/1916 (Montgomery, AL)
7/22/1984 (Detroit, MI)
125
NE
34
SS
141
5'9"
170
R
R
8/10/1904 (Shawnee, OK)
1/22/1989 (Austin, TX)
126
PS/HG
25
P
26
55.1
6'0"
200
B
L
12/6/1913 (Atlanta, GA)
2/3/1998 (Decatur, GA)
127
27
1B
156
6'0"
218
B
R
8/9/1911 (Mobile, AL)
6/1970 (Philadelphia, PA)
128
HG
24
RF
108
5'10"
165
L
R
11/10/1914 (Griffin, GA)
3/13/1961 (Oakland, CA)
129
PS
33
SS
211
5'9"
180
R
R
5/25/1906 (Beaumont, TX)
12/25/1952 (Lake Charles, LA)
130
BEG
LF
2
131
HG
34
3B
12
5'11"
180
R
R
6/5/1905 (Sparks, GA)
5/1964 (death place unknown)
132
HG/TC
33
RF
40
6'1"
198
R
R
1/16/1906 (Benton, AL)
133
NBY
31
P
15
23.0
5'11"
190
R
11/10/1907 (Middletown, OH)
134
BEG
P
4
6.2
R
135
NBY
C
3
136
NE
30
LF
116
9.0
6'1"
192
L
R
8/31/1908 (Palatka, FL)
9/27/1948 (Miami, FL)
137
PS
43
3B
138
5'8"
190
L
R
2/28/1896 (Remington, VA)
6/24/1963 (Washington, DC)
138
NE/TC
22
P
6
10.0
5'11"
175
R
R
11/28/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
5/4/1990 (Jackson, MS)
139
BEG
25
RF
104
6'4"
220
B
R
6/6/1914 (Milan, TN)
140
NBY
29
RF
102
5'9"
197
R
R
9/17/1909 (Milford, TX)
4/12/1976 (Philadelphia, PA)

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

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Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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