1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

On Base %

# Player Team OBP
1
HG
.475
2
SNS
.474
3
BEG
.472
4
BEG/NBY
.464
5
KCM
.455
6
SNS
.441
7
NE
.430
8
NBY
.424
9
NE
.423
10
KCM
.422

K/BB

# Player Team SO/BB
1
KCM
4.80
2
BBB
3.86
3
KCM
3.82
4
TIC
3.80
5
SNS
3.56
6
CBR
3.22
7
MRS/TIC
3.00
8
KCM
2.92
9
PS
2.91
10
KCM
2.80


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
Muehlebach Field (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      


Any questions, comments, suggestions?? Please contact the webmaster at BaseballGauge@gmail.com

Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


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