1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Cool Papa
Bell

Top Pitcher


Willie
Jefferson

Leaders

K/BB

# Player Team SO/BB
1
KCM
4.80
2
BBB
3.86
3
TIC
3.80
4
SNS/WES
3.30
5
CBR
3.22
6
KCM
2.92
7
KCM
2.80
8
MULT
2.76
9
PS
2.58
10
ROM
2.40


All-1940 Team


Glossary

Left Field Tm
ULT
2.4
2.7
0.0
BEG
1.5
1.7
0.0
ROM
1.3
1.6
0.0
CBM
1.0
1.4
0.0
0.9
1.2
0.0
Center Field Tm
7.0
7.1
0.0
4.6
4.6
0.0
1.9
2.1
0.0
NE
1.5
1.5
0.0
NE
1.4
1.4
0.0

Right Field Tm
ROM
6.3
2.8
0.0
VEZ
2.3
2.6
0.0
BEG
1.8
1.9
0.0
1.1
1.3
0.0
MULT
1.1
1.4
-0.0
Shortstop Tm
CBM
3.8
3.2
0.0
VEZ
3.3
2.8
0.0
JNL
3.2
3.0
0.0
ROM
3.0
2.7
0.0
ULT
2.5
2.1
0.0
Second Base Tm
ROM
4.9
4.6
0.0
BEG
1.1
0.9
0.0
1.1
1.1
-0.1
HG
1.1
0.9
0.0
MRS
0.9
0.8
0.0
Third Base Tm
VEZ
5.3
2.7
0.0
ULT
1.5
1.3
0.0
1.5
1.4
0.0
KCM
1.1
1.1
0.0
NBY
0.9
0.9
0.0
First Base Tm
VEZ
2.4
2.7
0.0
2.4
2.6
-0.0
CBM
1.7
2.1
0.0
1.3
1.4
0.0
KCM
1.0
1.1
0.0
 
Catcher Tm
2.6
2.6
0.0
2.0
1.8
0.0
ROM
1.9
1.6
0.0
1.4
1.3
0.0
CBR
0.4
0.3
0.0
Starting Pitcher Tm
CBM
271.1
9.4
9.4
0.0
156.0
8.2
7.6
0.7
JNL
296.0
7.5
7.5
0.0
ROM
228.2
6.1
6.1
0.0
TPC
121.1
4.4
4.4
0.0
MULT
203.0
3.5
2.1
1.4
161.1
3.4
3.4
0.0
82.2
3.1
3.3
-0.2
VEZ
175.0
2.9
2.9
0.0
HG
118.0
2.7
2.9
-0.1
NE
83.2
2.2
2.1
0.1
VEZ
67.0
1.9
1.8
0.1
PS
108.2
1.8
2.2
-0.4
TIC
43.0
1.6
1.8
-0.1
Relief Pitcher Tm
VEZ
233.2
8.0
8.3
-0.3
BEG
127.1
4.6
4.5
0.1
ULT
232.1
2.4
2.4
0.0
177.0
2.4
2.4
0.0
KCM
36.1
1.8
1.9
-0.1
NE
98.2
1.4
1.5
-0.1
KCM
45.1
1.4
1.0
0.4
BEG
87.0
1.3
1.4
-0.1
132.0
1.1
1.0
0.0
17.0
1.0
1.0
-0.0
MULT
135.1
1.0
0.7
0.3
JNL
28.2
0.9
0.9
0.0
82.2
0.9
0.9
0.0
BBB
40.0
0.8
0.6
0.3

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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