1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

Slugging %

# Player Team SLG
1
HG
.800
2
HG
.760
3
NE
.628
4
NE
.591
5
KCM
.587
6
CBR
.583
7
BEG
.546
8
BEG
.526
9
NE
.512
10
CBR/HG
.507

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
NE
248
2
HG
235
3
KCM
218
4
IAB
209
5
NE/BEG
206
6
KCM
196
7
CBR
191
8
NBY
178
9
KCM
167
10
TC
162


Opponent's Batting


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
97
195
421
130
331
15
2
NAL
30
149
203
86
84
11
3
37
139
223
82
118
9
4
99
319
492
158
230
6
5
MULT
55
163
319
88
122
5
6
54
179
301
127
129
5
7
NAL
66
165
294
113
168
4
8
NAL
28
115
195
41
95
4
9
MULT
46
168
328
110
157
3
10
NAL
34
92
174
84
81
2
11
NN2
45
173
311
77
107
2
12
NN2
28
106
169
45
54
2
13
24
99
154
47
69
1
13
5
643
2062
3584
1188
1745
69
.000
.000
.000
.000



Players
# Team Role
1
KCM
RP
23
46
101
24
104
5
2
SL3
SP
10
41
76
20
37
5
3
IAB
SP
3
19
21
16
17
4
4
BEG
SP
7
23
36
6
22
3
5
IAB
RP
2
14
15
6
4
3
6
KCM
RP
11
25
50
22
23
3
7
KCM
RP
19
28
72
19
63
3
8
CAG
RP
9
17
33
21
44
2
9
IAB
SP
4
12
21
15
20
2
10
RP
10
20
40
28
26
2
11
KCM
RP
7
17
33
12
17
2
12
NE
SP
7
25
49
13
22
2
13
PS
RP
21
57
113
36
52
2
14
SL3
RP
1
4
4
2
0
1
15
SP
3
14
22
7
7
1
16
KCM
RP
15
32
72
22
59
1
17
MRS
SP
4
14
26
9
11
1
18
NE
RP
8
16
28
12
17
1
19
SL3
SP
8
34
57
20
22
1
20
PS/TC
SP
6
29
42
18
14
1
21
NE
RP
5
18
22
11
9
1
22
NE
SP
14
55
89
30
31
1
23
SL3
SP
3
11
11
12
12
1
24
SL3
RP
1
3
4
2
1
1
25
NYC
RP
2
7
8
2
1
1
26
CBR
SP
13
41
74
49
42
1
27
CAG
SP
9
33
52
22
25
1
28
CAG
RP
13
27
51
20
20
1
29
TC
SP
3
21
24
5
10
1
30
PS
RP
12
31
50
13
15
1
31
NBY
SP
9
28
59
12
25
1
32
PS
SP
16
65
87
40
43
1
33
IAB
SP
5
31
40
16
12
1
34
KCM
RP
8
20
28
11
12
1
35
MRS
SP
3
17
27
7
9
1
36
CBR
SP
10
18
54
17
20
1
37
HG
SP
6
24
37
14
22
1
38
HG
SP
9
15
44
16
34
1
39
MRS
RP
10
25
52
9
42
1
40
IAB
SP
3
9
13
2
5
1
41
HG
SP
7
30
56
24
26
1
42
NYC
SP
9
36
69
18
16
1
43
PS
RP
13
43
66
14
26
1
44
NBY
SP
5
24
36
8
12
1
45
BEG
RP
6
25
29
10
6
0
46
IAB
RP
1
2
1
3
1
0
47
CBR
SP
1
5
6
1
0
0
48
KCM
RP
1
1
1
1
0
0
49
CBR
RP
2
5
6
3
3
0
50
NBY
SP
5
10
30
12
9
0
51
SL3
RP
5
11
17
6
13
0
52
HG
SP
9
43
88
21
28
0
53
BEG
SP
15
46
119
22
38
0
54
KCM
RP
5
7
26
3
28
0
55
CAG
RP
14
52
86
25
45
0
56
NBY
RP
2
11
13
3
1
0
57
MRS
SP
4
21
31
4
16
0
58
CBR
SP
1
5
6
1
0
0
59
IAB
RP
8
32
58
15
16
0
60
PS
RP
11
35
45
11
15
0
61
NE
RP
6
25
36
11
4
0
62
CBR
SP
1
8
10
3
4
0
63
SP
3
12
23
8
9
0
64
CAG
SP
3
9
10
8
3
0
65
BEG
SP
9
27
62
22
24
0
66
NE
RP
2
0
0
3
2
0
67
RP
8
20
38
12
18
0
68
IAB
SP
2
10
15
5
5
0
69
CAG
RP
2
1
2
1
0
0
70
NE
SP
7
21
42
32
25
0
71
NBY
RP
8
33
64
10
16
0
72
CBR
RP
2
6
8
5
4
0
73
KCM
RP
1
0
2
0
2
0
74
KCM
SP
6
18
33
14
21
0
75
MRS
SP
3
18
25
3
6
0
76
TC
SP
7
25
47
12
35
0
77
BEG
RP
3
9
11
4
5
0
78
SL3
SP
9
35
54
20
33
0
79
PS
RP
9
25
37
10
15
0
80
PS
RP
4
3
6
5
6
0
81
CBR
RP
3
4
7
4
5
0
82
BEG
RP
3
8
8
3
5
0
83
CAG
RP
3
1
6
1
3
0
84
RP
3
10
11
5
1
0
85
NYC
RP
5
15
20
7
5
0
86
IAB
RP
1
12
10
6
1
0
87
MRS
SP
1
6
7
3
4
0
88
NBY
RP
2
5
7
4
0
0
89
NBY
SP
12
54
95
26
44
0
90
TC
RP
1
9
9
1
0
0
91
NYC
SP
7
26
44
12
27
0
92
NYC
RP
5
22
28
6
5
0
93
KCM
SP
1
1
3
2
2
0
94
CAG
RP
9
14
40
6
22
0
95
HG
SP
12
43
80
28
41
0
96
HG/PS
SP
11
47
70
20
49
0
97
BEG
RP
2
12
16
2
0
0
98
CAG
RP
4
11
14
9
6
0
99
NE
SP
1
5
15
3
6
0
100
MRS
SP
1
8
14
1
3
0
101
NE/TC
SP
5
14
29
8
9
0
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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