1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

Slugging %

# Player Team SLG
1
TIC/NE
.683
2
PS
.649
3
HG
.619
4
NE
.600
5
BEG
.583
6
NE
.573
7
BEG
.563
8
PS
.551
9
KCM
.548
10
NBY/BEG
.536

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


Batting


Bats:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
31
1128
1015
175
293
39
17
9
166
37
98
15
.289
.351
.387
.738
126
2
NN2
39
1477
1303
265
386
58
15
39
253
19
147
27
.296
.368
.454
.821
116
3
NAL
25
917
813
115
211
28
13
3
103
19
83
21
.260
.328
.337
.665
104
4
NN2
51
1902
1664
304
482
66
29
23
295
38
198
40
.290
.365
.406
.771
104
5
NN2
56
2169
1913
352
536
92
30
30
340
33
213
43
.280
.352
.407
.759
101
6
NAL
32
1140
1028
128
255
37
9
8
109
27
85
27
.248
.305
.325
.630
93
7
NN2
60
2104
1911
306
527
82
29
24
297
11
165
28
.276
.333
.387
.720
90
8
NAL
20
693
618
69
145
17
4
6
58
3
59
16
.235
.301
.304
.606
85
9
NAL
22
788
727
83
171
16
7
3
65
12
51
10
.235
.285
.289
.574
76
10
NN2
27
1051
947
121
242
31
8
11
118
6
84
20
.256
.316
.340
.656
75
11
NN2
29
1024
920
127
235
38
9
9
118
11
79
25
.255
.314
.346
.660
74
12
NAL
20
740
632
98
131
15
4
1
72
24
87
21
.207
.303
.248
.552
69
13
NAL
12
422
376
39
77
9
2
3
26
21
39
7
.205
.280
.263
.543
67
13
2
462
15555
13867
2182
3691
528
176
169
2020
261
1388
300
.266
.333
.366
.699
95



Players
# Team Pos
1
SS
27
118
104
24
36
6
1
9
36
2
13
1
.346
.419
.683
1.101
195
2
SNS
1B
24
96
77
20
27
5
1
1
19
1
18
1
.351
.474
.481
.954
192
3
HG
1B
49
206
168
44
62
12
3
8
48
2
34
4
.369
.475
.619
1.094
187
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
HG
3B
49
206
180
37
62
9
6
3
42
1
18
8
.344
.404
.511
.915
141
15
NBY
1B
29
120
114
27
43
8
1
2
21
2
4
2
.377
.398
.518
.916
141
16
NE
LF
37
150
125
29
36
10
0
5
32
3
23
2
.288
.399
.488
.887
133
17
NE
1B
34
143
121
34
39
8
1
2
19
2
21
1
.322
.423
.455
.877
132
18
CF
28
105
97
13
29
7
5
2
23
0
6
2
.299
.340
.536
.876
129
19
1B
59
227
205
26
70
13
5
0
38
1
19
3
.341
.397
.454
.851
125
20
SNS
RF
24
100
91
16
26
6
2
0
10
3
7
2
.286
.337
.396
.732
124
21
MRS
2B
31
126
108
29
29
4
2
1
7
6
15
3
.269
.358
.370
.728
123
22
MRS
1B
32
122
103
13
28
4
2
1
9
5
10
9
.272
.336
.379
.715
119
23
NE
RF
37
154
126
22
33
6
5
2
20
2
26
2
.262
.388
.437
.825
118
24
BBB
3B
22
83
77
12
21
1
2
1
10
1
6
0
.273
.325
.377
.702
115
25
BBB
2B
19
81
77
12
24
2
1
0
13
2
3
1
.312
.338
.364
.701
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
PS
CF
58
221
203
43
62
7
5
4
36
2
14
4
.305
.350
.448
.799
110
31
BEG
2B
53
236
206
47
55
13
3
6
36
4
26
4
.267
.349
.447
.796
109
32
NYC
CF
26
121
112
14
37
4
1
1
18
1
9
0
.330
.380
.411
.791
109
33
MRS
LF
27
100
86
10
21
7
1
0
9
1
11
3
.244
.330
.349
.679
108
34
HG
2B
51
204
184
25
53
9
5
3
31
9
17
3
.288
.348
.440
.788
107
35
SNS
CF
25
112
95
18
23
3
1
1
9
8
16
1
.242
.351
.326
.678
107
36
CBR
C
18
76
61
11
13
3
1
0
13
1
15
0
.213
.368
.295
.664
103
37
NE
3B
32
121
109
28
32
1
0
4
22
4
9
3
.294
.347
.413
.760
100
38
SNS
SS
22
93
81
15
22
3
0
0
9
4
9
3
.272
.344
.309
.653
100
39
NYC
2B
21
91
77
10
21
3
0
2
10
1
11
3
.273
.364
.390
.753
99
40
NE
C
37
141
123
17
38
4
0
1
25
0
15
3
.309
.384
.366
.750
99
41
HG
RF
48
219
197
41
58
8
2
2
30
7
20
2
.294
.359
.386
.745
97
42
KCM
RF
24
106
96
18
26
2
1
0
11
7
8
2
.271
.327
.313
.639
96
43
NYC
LF
27
114
105
13
30
2
3
1
16
2
9
0
.286
.342
.390
.733
93
44
HG
LF
44
194
171
35
46
5
6
1
32
1
20
3
.269
.346
.386
.732
93
45
RF
21
80
72
10
16
4
1
1
6
0
6
2
.222
.282
.347
.629
93
46
3B
19
84
78
15
21
2
1
0
8
5
4
2
.269
.305
.321
.625
91
47
TIC
SS
10
42
38
2
9
0
0
1
3
6
4
0
.237
.310
.316
.625
91
48
CBR
LF
18
72
59
9
13
1
1
0
9
3
12
1
.220
.352
.271
.623
91
49
BEG
CF
54
254
213
48
56
6
2
2
27
8
39
2
.263
.377
.338
.715
90
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
CAG
CF
17
75
67
12
14
4
0
1
4
1
8
0
.209
.293
.313
.607
86
53
BEG
C
45
177
159
31
43
6
3
1
28
3
14
4
.270
.329
.365
.694
83
54
NYC
SS
23
105
92
14
23
3
1
2
13
0
10
3
.250
.324
.370
.693
83
55
BEG
SS
51
235
204
38
57
9
0
1
27
3
22
9
.279
.350
.338
.688
83
56
CBR
SS
20
74
64
8
12
3
1
1
11
2
8
2
.188
.278
.313
.590
80
57
SNS
LF
22
80
74
8
17
2
2
0
14
0
5
1
.230
.278
.311
.589
80
58
2B
31
134
119
17
29
5
1
3
14
2
10
5
.244
.302
.378
.680
79
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
BBB
1B
20
78
74
9
18
1
1
0
9
0
4
0
.243
.282
.284
.566
73
62
MRS
C
29
112
99
5
22
4
0
0
8
3
11
2
.222
.300
.263
.563
72
63
RF
15
63
55
8
12
1
0
0
0
4
8
0
.218
.317
.236
.554
70
64
1B
55
223
201
25
48
8
4
1
33
1
16
6
.239
.295
.333
.628
66
65
NYC
1B
25
105
96
13
22
6
0
1
13
2
8
1
.229
.288
.323
.611
61
66
NYC
3B
27
114
110
10
27
5
1
1
11
0
3
1
.245
.265
.336
.602
58
67
TIC
LF
12
47
44
7
10
0
0
0
3
1
3
0
.227
.277
.227
.504
54
68
BBB
LF
20
78
67
4
12
1
0
0
6
2
10
1
.179
.286
.194
.480
47
69
CAG
SS
16
64
52
8
8
0
0
0
1
0
10
2
.154
.290
.154
.444
36
70
HG
SS
50
166
150
21
30
3
1
0
17
4
11
5
.200
.255
.233
.488
30
71
RF
25
96
90
13
16
3
0
1
12
2
3
3
.178
.204
.244
.449
19
72
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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