1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Cool Papa
Bell

Top Pitcher


Willie
Jefferson

Leaders

wOBA

# Player Team wOBA
1
VEZ/HG
.632
2
ULT/VEZ
.520
3
EAS/HG
.488
4
MULT
.471
5
BEG
.471
6
ROM
.462
7
WES/SNS
.460
8
ROM/SRC
.453
9
SRC
.450
10
NE
.448

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
KCM
355
2
EAS/HG
267
3
TIC
230
4
EAS/NYC
186
5
MULT
184
6
VEZ
183
7
CBM
178
8
NE
175
9
BEG
174
10
TPC
172


Standings
Glossary

Negro American League

vs NAL vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
30
10
2
.750
-
31
15
2
.674
5.6
3.9
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
2
25
20
0
.556
7.5
31
30
0
.508
5.1
4.4
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
3
16
13
0
.552
8.5
18
15
0
.545
5.5
5.2
League Park (Cleveland, OH)
4
20
19
2
.513
9.5
22
22
2
.500
5.2
5.5
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO), Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
5
20
28
0
.417
14.0
20
31
0
.392
4.2
5.3
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
6
11
21
0
.344
15.0
12
24
0
.333
3.7
5.6
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
7
6
17
0
.261
15.5
6
19
0
.240
3.2
5.2
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
* = League Champion      

Negro National League II

vs NN2 vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
34
19
0
.642
-
42
20
0
.677
5.6
4.8
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
2
32
19
1
.627
1.0
40
23
1
.635
6.3
5.2
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD), Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
3
26
21
1
.553
5.0
26
22
1
.542
6.1
5.9
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
4
25
32
1
.439
11.0
32
35
1
.478
5.3
5.6
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
5
12
25
0
.324
14.0
16
28
0
.364
4.5
5.5
No Home Ballpark
5
12
25
1
.324
14.0
13
25
1
.342
4.4
5.1
No Home Ballpark
* = League Champion      

East-West All Star Games

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
1
0
0
1.000
-
11.0
0.0
No Home Ballpark
2
0
1
0
.000
1.0
0.0
11.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)


Mexican League


Liga Mexicana de Béisbol

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
61
30
0
.670
-
5.9
4.2
Parque Delta (Mexico City, DF, Mexico)
2
50
30
0
.625
5.5
7.1
5.8
Parque Delta (Mexico City, DF, Mexico)
3
52
41
0
.559
10.0
5.5
5.8
Parque Cuauhtémoc (Monterrey, NL, Mexico)
4
46
41
0
.529
13.0
1.3
1.0
Parque Alijadores (Tampico, TM, Mexico)
5
45
41
0
.523
13.5
4.8
5.8
Estadio Revolución (Torreón, CO, Mexico)
6
30
48
0
.385
24.5
5.1
6.1
Parque del Béisbol La Junta (Nuevo Laredo, TM, Mexico)
7
14
67
0
.173
42.0
4.4
5.6
Parque Deportivo Esfuerzo Obrero (Ciudad Mendoza, VE, Mexico), Estadio de Béisbol Manuel L. Almanza (Chihuahua, CH, Mexico)



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

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

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