1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

wOBA

# Player Team wOBA
1
HG/EAS
.488
2
BEG
.471
3
KCM/WES
.468
4
MULT
.466
5
PS/EAS
.466
6
SNS/WES
.464
7
SNS/WES
.460
8
NE
.448
9
BEG/NBY
.444
10
NE
.432

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
KCM
381
2
HG/EAS
262
3
TIC
226
4
MRS/TIC
196
5
MULT
182
6
NE
173
7
BEG
171
8
NYC/EAS
171
9
KCM
159
10
HG
155


Batting


Bats:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
EWA
1
49
43
11
14
1
1
0
11
3
0
4
9
1
2
0
0
1
.326
.408
.395
.804
140
2
NAL
31
1128
1015
175
293
39
17
9
166
37
98
15
.289
.351
.387
.738
126
3
NN2
39
1477
1303
265
386
58
15
39
253
19
147
27
.296
.368
.454
.821
116
4
NAL
25
917
813
115
211
28
13
3
103
19
83
21
.260
.328
.337
.665
104
5
NN2
51
1902
1664
304
482
66
29
23
295
38
198
40
.290
.365
.406
.771
104
6
NN2
56
2169
1913
352
536
92
30
30
340
33
213
43
.280
.352
.407
.759
101
7
NAL
32
1140
1028
128
255
37
9
8
109
27
85
27
.248
.305
.325
.630
93
8
NN2
60
2104
1911
306
527
82
29
24
297
11
165
28
.276
.333
.387
.720
90
9
NAL
20
693
618
69
145
17
4
6
58
3
59
16
.235
.301
.304
.606
85
10
NAL
22
788
727
83
171
16
7
3
65
12
51
10
.235
.285
.289
.574
76
11
NN2
27
1051
947
121
242
31
8
11
118
6
84
20
.256
.316
.340
.656
75
12
NN2
29
1024
920
127
235
38
9
9
118
11
79
25
.255
.314
.346
.660
74
13
NAL
20
740
632
98
131
15
4
1
72
24
87
21
.207
.303
.248
.552
69
14
NAL
12
422
376
39
77
9
2
3
26
21
39
7
.205
.280
.263
.543
67
15
EWA
1
34
31
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
4
0
0
0
0
1
.161
.235
.161
.397
11
15
3
528
15638
13941
2193
3710
529
177
169
2031
264
0
1395
13
1
2
300
0
2
.266
.333
.366
.699
95



Players
# Team Pos
1
1B
50
212
172
46
65
12
3
8
51
4
0
36
0
0
0
4
0
0
.378
.486
.622
1.108
193
2
MULT
SS
28
121
106
25
36
6
1
9
36
2
0
14
2
1
0
1
0
0
.340
.417
.670
1.086
190
3
1B
25
100
80
20
28
5
1
1
19
1
0
19
1
0
0
1
0
0
.350
.475
.475
.950
190
4
KCM
SS
31
119
106
21
39
3
3
1
24
4
10
3
.368
.422
.481
.904
176
5
NE
CF
38
159
143
30
53
9
4
4
39
2
15
1
.371
.430
.573
1.004
164
6
NE
CF
39
163
150
43
52
8
3
8
33
2
11
2
.347
.391
.600
.991
159
7
BEG
LF
45
177
158
32
55
8
4
6
37
7
15
4
.348
.405
.563
.968
154
8
NBY
3B
29
119
101
17
33
7
1
4
21
0
17
1
.327
.424
.535
.958
152
9
CAG
3B
17
68
56
12
17
1
3
0
7
0
8
4
.304
.391
.429
.819
150
10
SNS
3B
25
95
92
14
32
3
3
0
12
2
2
1
.348
.362
.446
.807
147
11
KCM
CF
29
115
99
15
26
3
1
4
25
3
16
0
.263
.365
.434
.800
144
12
KCM
3B
28
107
97
15
33
5
0
0
13
6
10
0
.340
.402
.392
.794
143
13
KCM
1B
31
121
114
19
35
7
3
1
30
5
6
1
.307
.342
.447
.789
141
14
NBY
1B
29
120
114
27
43
8
1
2
21
2
4
2
.377
.398
.518
.916
141
15
3B
50
211
185
38
64
9
6
3
43
1
0
18
2
0
0
8
0
0
.346
.404
.508
.912
141
16
RF
16
63
58
6
14
2
1
3
17
0
0
5
2
0
0
0
0
0
.241
.302
.466
.767
135
17
NE
LF
37
150
125
29
36
10
0
5
32
3
23
2
.288
.399
.488
.887
133
18
NE
1B
34
143
121
34
39
8
1
2
19
2
21
1
.322
.423
.455
.877
132
19
CF
28
105
97
13
29
7
5
2
23
0
6
2
.299
.340
.536
.876
129
20
1B
59
227
205
26
70
13
5
0
38
1
19
3
.341
.397
.454
.851
125
21
SNS
RF
24
100
91
16
26
6
2
0
10
3
7
2
.286
.337
.396
.732
124
22
MRS
2B
31
126
108
29
29
4
2
1
7
6
15
3
.269
.358
.370
.728
123
23
1B
33
123
104
13
28
4
2
1
9
5
0
10
0
0
0
9
0
1
.269
.333
.375
.708
117
24
BBB
3B
22
83
77
12
21
1
2
1
10
1
6
0
.273
.325
.377
.702
115
25
RF
38
157
129
22
33
6
5
2
20
2
0
26
1
0
0
2
0
0
.256
.381
.426
.807
114
26
CBR
RF
20
89
76
18
22
1
0
0
5
6
13
0
.289
.393
.303
.696
113
27
PS
LF
52
212
185
43
55
10
3
3
28
1
23
4
.297
.375
.432
.807
113
28
HG
CF
41
180
159
38
53
4
2
1
24
13
17
4
.333
.398
.403
.800
112
29
BEG
3B
48
201
184
25
61
10
2
1
37
3
13
4
.332
.376
.424
.800
111
30
CF
59
227
209
43
64
8
5
4
38
3
0
14
0
0
0
4
0
0
.306
.350
.450
.800
111
31
2B
20
83
79
12
24
2
1
0
13
2
0
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
.304
.329
.354
.684
109
32
BEG
2B
53
236
206
47
55
13
3
6
36
4
26
4
.267
.349
.447
.796
109
33
NYC
CF
26
121
112
14
37
4
1
1
18
1
9
0
.330
.380
.411
.791
109
34
CF
26
114
97
18
24
3
1
1
9
8
0
16
0
0
0
1
0
0
.247
.354
.330
.684
109
35
MRS
LF
27
100
86
10
21
7
1
0
9
1
11
3
.244
.330
.349
.679
108
36
HG
2B
51
204
184
25
53
9
5
3
31
9
17
3
.288
.348
.440
.788
107
37
LF
28
117
107
15
31
2
4
1
17
2
0
9
0
0
1
0
0
0
.290
.350
.411
.762
105
38
CBR
C
18
76
61
11
13
3
1
0
13
1
15
0
.213
.368
.295
.664
103
39
NE
3B
32
121
109
28
32
1
0
4
22
4
9
3
.294
.347
.413
.760
100
40
SNS
SS
22
93
81
15
22
3
0
0
9
4
9
3
.272
.344
.309
.653
100
41
NYC
2B
21
91
77
10
21
3
0
2
10
1
11
3
.273
.364
.390
.753
99
42
NE
C
37
141
123
17
38
4
0
1
25
0
15
3
.309
.384
.366
.750
99
43
HG
RF
48
219
197
41
58
8
2
2
30
7
20
2
.294
.359
.386
.745
97
44
RF
25
110
100
18
27
2
1
0
11
7
0
8
1
0
0
2
0
0
.270
.324
.310
.634
94
45
HG
LF
44
194
171
35
46
5
6
1
32
1
20
3
.269
.346
.386
.732
93
46
RF
21
80
72
10
16
4
1
1
6
0
6
2
.222
.282
.347
.629
93
47
CBR
LF
18
72
59
9
13
1
1
0
9
3
12
1
.220
.352
.271
.623
91
48
BEG
CF
54
254
213
48
56
6
2
2
27
8
39
2
.263
.377
.338
.715
90
49
MULT
3B
20
88
82
15
22
2
1
0
8
5
0
4
0
0
0
2
0
0
.268
.302
.317
.619
89
50
RF
23
107
95
17
24
2
2
2
11
0
12
0
.253
.336
.379
.715
89
51
CBR
CF
17
77
61
12
14
0
0
0
3
1
15
1
.230
.382
.230
.611
87
52
SS
11
43
39
2
9
0
0
1
3
6
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
.231
.302
.308
.610
87
53
CAG
CF
17
75
67
12
14
4
0
1
4
1
8
0
.209
.293
.313
.607
86
54
C
46
182
164
31
45
6
3
1
29
3
0
14
0
0
0
4
0
0
.274
.331
.366
.697
85
55
SS
24
108
95
15
24
3
1
2
13
0
0
10
1
0
0
3
0
1
.253
.324
.368
.692
83
56
BEG
SS
51
235
204
38
57
9
0
1
27
3
22
9
.279
.350
.338
.688
83
57
CBR
SS
20
74
64
8
12
3
1
1
11
2
8
2
.188
.278
.313
.590
80
58
SNS
LF
22
80
74
8
17
2
2
0
14
0
5
1
.230
.278
.311
.589
80
59
MRS
3B
28
116
106
6
25
0
3
0
10
3
8
2
.236
.289
.292
.582
78
60
MRS
SS
32
113
106
13
26
6
0
0
11
1
5
2
.245
.279
.302
.581
78
61
C
30
113
100
5
23
4
0
0
8
3
0
11
0
0
0
2
0
0
.230
.306
.270
.576
76
62
MULT
2B
32
139
123
19
29
5
1
3
14
2
0
10
0
0
1
5
0
0
.236
.299
.366
.664
74
63
BBB
1B
20
78
74
9
18
1
1
0
9
0
4
0
.243
.282
.284
.566
73
64
RF
15
63
55
8
12
1
0
0
0
4
8
0
.218
.317
.236
.554
70
65
1B
55
223
201
25
48
8
4
1
33
1
16
6
.239
.295
.333
.628
66
66
NYC
1B
25
105
96
13
22
6
0
1
13
2
8
1
.229
.288
.323
.611
61
67
NYC
3B
27
114
110
10
27
5
1
1
11
0
3
1
.245
.265
.336
.602
58
68
LF
22
89
79
14
18
2
1
0
10
2
0
8
2
0
0
2
0
0
.228
.299
.278
.577
55
69
TIC
LF
12
47
44
7
10
0
0
0
3
1
3
0
.227
.277
.227
.504
54
70
BBB
LF
20
78
67
4
12
1
0
0
6
2
10
1
.179
.286
.194
.480
47
71
SS
17
66
54
8
8
0
0
0
1
0
0
10
0
0
0
2
0
0
.148
.281
.148
.429
32
72
HG
SS
50
166
150
21
30
3
1
0
17
4
11
5
.200
.255
.233
.488
30
73
RF
25
96
90
13
16
3
0
1
12
2
3
3
.178
.204
.244
.449
19
74
TIC
1B
11
38
36
1
5
1
0
0
1
0
1
1
.139
.162
.167
.329
1
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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