1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

Runs Batted In

# Player Team RBI
1
HG
48
2
HG
42
3
NE
39
4
PS/BEG
38
5
BEG
37
6
BEG
37
7
PS
36
8
TIC/NE
36
9
BEG
36
10
BEG
36

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


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
39
1477
.370
10.0%
2.6%
.157
2
NAL
31
1128
.356
8.7%
0.8%
.099
3
NN2
51
1902
.353
10.4%
1.2%
.116
4
NN2
56
2169
.346
9.8%
1.4%
.127
5
NN2
60
2104
.330
7.8%
1.1%
.111
6
NAL
25
917
.321
9.1%
0.3%
.077
7
NN2
27
1051
.304
8.0%
1.0%
.084
8
NAL
32
1140
.303
7.5%
0.7%
.077
9
NN2
29
1024
.303
7.7%
0.9%
.090
10
NAL
20
693
.294
8.5%
0.9%
.070
11
NAL
22
788
.281
6.5%
0.4%
.054
12
NAL
20
740
.276
11.8%
0.1%
.041
13
NAL
12
422
.270
9.2%
0.7%
.059
13
2
462
15555
.327
8.9%
1.1%
.100



Players
# Team Pos
1
HG
1B
206
.479
16.5%
3.9%
.250
2
SS
118
.478
11.0%
7.6%
.337
3
SNS
1B
96
.460
18.8%
1.0%
.130
4
NE
CF
159
.448
9.4%
2.5%
.203
5
NE
CF
163
.432
6.7%
4.9%
.253
6
NBY
3B
119
.431
14.3%
3.4%
.208
7
KCM
SS
119
.424
8.4%
0.8%
.113
8
BEG
LF
177
.423
8.5%
3.4%
.215
9
NBY
1B
120
.409
3.3%
1.7%
.140
10
NE
1B
143
.408
14.7%
1.4%
.132
11
NE
LF
150
.401
15.3%
3.3%
.200
12
HG
3B
206
.400
8.7%
1.5%
.167
13
KCM
3B
107
.391
9.3%
0.0%
.052
14
1B
227
.389
8.4%
0.0%
.112
15
KCM
CF
115
.388
13.9%
3.5%
.172
16
SNS
3B
95
.382
2.1%
0.0%
.098
17
NE
RF
154
.379
16.9%
1.3%
.175
18
CF
105
.378
5.7%
1.9%
.237
19
CAG
3B
68
.374
11.8%
0.0%
.125
20
KCM
1B
121
.374
5.0%
0.8%
.140
21
NYC
CF
121
.371
7.4%
0.8%
.080
22
HG
CF
180
.371
9.4%
0.6%
.069
23
PS
LF
212
.368
10.8%
1.4%
.135
24
BEG
3B
201
.365
6.5%
0.5%
.092
25
BEG
2B
236
.357
11.0%
2.5%
.180
26
PS
CF
221
.357
6.3%
1.8%
.143
27
CBR
RF
89
.357
14.6%
0.0%
.013
28
HG
2B
204
.355
8.3%
1.5%
.152
29
NE
C
141
.353
10.6%
0.7%
.057
30
MRS
2B
126
.351
11.9%
0.8%
.102
31
HG
RF
219
.348
9.1%
0.9%
.091
32
SNS
RF
100
.347
7.0%
0.0%
.110
33
BEG
CF
254
.347
15.4%
0.8%
.075
34
NYC
2B
91
.344
12.1%
2.2%
.117
35
CBR
C
76
.344
19.7%
0.0%
.082
36
NE
3B
121
.343
7.4%
3.3%
.119
37
NYC
LF
114
.341
7.9%
0.9%
.105
38
BBB
3B
83
.341
7.2%
1.2%
.104
39
SNS
CF
112
.338
14.3%
0.9%
.084
40
HG
LF
194
.337
10.3%
0.5%
.117
41
BBB
2B
81
.337
3.7%
0.0%
.052
42
RF
107
.335
11.2%
1.9%
.126
43
CBR
CF
77
.325
19.5%
0.0%
.000
44
MRS
LF
100
.325
11.0%
0.0%
.105
45
MRS
1B
122
.323
8.2%
0.8%
.107
46
CBR
LF
72
.319
16.7%
0.0%
.051
47
BEG
C
177
.318
7.9%
0.6%
.094
48
BEG
SS
235
.318
9.4%
0.4%
.059
49
SNS
SS
93
.318
9.7%
0.0%
.037
50
NYC
SS
105
.315
9.5%
1.9%
.120
51
KCM
RF
106
.312
7.5%
0.0%
.042
52
TIC
SS
42
.312
9.5%
2.4%
.079
53
CAG
CF
75
.302
10.7%
1.3%
.104
54
2B
134
.302
7.5%
2.2%
.134
55
3B
84
.299
4.8%
0.0%
.051
56
RF
80
.298
7.5%
1.3%
.125
57
RF
63
.289
12.7%
0.0%
.018
58
1B
223
.287
7.2%
0.4%
.095
59
NYC
1B
105
.285
7.6%
1.0%
.094
60
CBR
SS
74
.285
10.8%
1.4%
.125
61
SNS
LF
80
.285
6.3%
0.0%
.081
62
MRS
3B
116
.283
6.9%
0.0%
.057
63
MRS
C
112
.281
9.8%
0.0%
.040
64
MRS
SS
113
.280
4.4%
0.0%
.057
65
BBB
1B
78
.279
5.1%
0.0%
.041
66
NYC
3B
114
.273
2.6%
0.9%
.091
67
TIC
LF
47
.256
6.4%
0.0%
.000
68
BBB
LF
78
.253
12.8%
0.0%
.015
69
CAG
SS
64
.241
15.6%
0.0%
.000
70
HG
SS
166
.231
6.6%
0.0%
.033
71
RF
96
.203
3.1%
1.0%
.067
72
TIC
1B
38
.159
2.6%
0.0%
.028
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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