1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


Negro American League


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders

Batting Average

# Player Team BA
1
IAB
.434
2
CBR
.393
3
KCM
.368
4
IAB
.358
5
SL3
.349
6
KCM
.330
7
SL3
.327
8
IAB
.321
9
KCM
.314
10
CAG/IAB
.305

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
IAB
209
2
KCM
196
3
CBR
191
4
KCM
161
5
TC
156
6
CAG
152
7
KCM
142
8
CAG
139
9
SL3
133
10
MRS
124


Opponent's Batting


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
66
165
294
113
168
4
2
NAL
34
92
174
84
81
2
3
NAL
30
149
203
86
84
11
4
NAL
90
182
376
118
295
15
5
NAL
28
115
195
41
95
4
6
NAL
31
114
183
75
95
9
7
NAL
14
58
95
29
44
1
7
1
293
875
1520
546
862
46
.000
.000
.000
.000



Players
# Team Role
1
IAB
RP
1
2
1
3
1
0
2
CBR
SP
1
5
6
1
0
0
3
SL3
RP
1
4
4
2
0
1
4
KCM
RP
1
1
1
1
0
0
5
SP
3
14
22
7
7
1
6
CBR
RP
2
5
6
3
3
0
7
CAG
RP
9
17
33
21
44
2
8
KCM
RP
15
32
72
22
59
1
9
MRS
SP
4
14
26
9
11
1
10
SL3
RP
4
10
14
5
9
0
11
SL3
SP
6
26
42
18
14
1
12
TC
RP
3
15
21
9
5
0
13
KCM
RP
3
5
13
2
16
0
14
CAG
RP
14
52
86
25
45
0
15
MRS
SP
4
21
31
4
16
0
16
CBR
SP
1
5
6
1
0
0
17
SL3
SP
3
11
11
12
12
1
18
IAB
RP
8
32
58
15
16
0
19
SL3
RP
1
3
4
2
1
1
20
IAB
SP
4
12
21
15
20
2
21
CBR
SP
1
8
10
3
4
0
22
CBR
RP
1
0
3
1
3
0
23
CAG
SP
3
9
10
8
3
0
24
TC
RP
3
10
18
6
5
0
25
IAB
SP
2
10
15
5
5
0
26
CBR
SP
13
41
74
49
42
1
27
CAG
RP
2
1
2
1
0
0
28
CAG
SP
9
33
52
22
25
1
29
CBR
RP
2
6
8
5
4
0
30
IAB
RP
2
14
15
6
4
3
31
KCM
RP
1
0
2
0
2
0
32
KCM
RP
5
13
23
11
18
0
33
KCM
RP
7
17
33
12
17
2
34
MRS
SP
3
18
25
3
6
0
35
TC
SP
3
10
20
5
20
0
36
CAG
RP
13
27
51
20
20
1
37
TC
SP
2
17
20
4
8
1
38
KCM
RP
10
21
42
17
21
3
39
SL3
SP
7
25
42
17
25
0
40
CBR
RP
3
4
7
4
5
0
41
IAB
SP
5
31
40
16
12
1
42
KCM
RP
8
20
28
11
12
1
43
MRS
SP
3
17
27
7
9
1
44
CBR
SP
10
18
54
17
20
1
45
CAG
RP
3
1
6
1
3
0
46
MRS
RP
10
25
52
9
42
1
47
IAB
RP
1
12
10
6
1
0
48
IAB
SP
3
9
13
2
5
1
49
MRS
SP
1
6
7
3
4
0
50
IAB
SP
3
19
21
16
17
4
51
KCM
RP
20
44
87
21
85
5
52
SL3
SP
9
35
66
19
34
5
53
KCM
SP
1
1
3
2
2
0
54
CAG
RP
9
14
40
6
22
0
55
KCM
RP
19
28
72
19
63
3
56
CAG
RP
4
11
14
9
6
0
57
MRS
SP
1
8
14
1
3
0
58
TC
SP
3
6
16
5
6
0
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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