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/EAS
51
2
HG/EAS
43
3
NE
39
4
PS/EAS
38
5
BEG/PS
38
6
BEG
37
7
BEG
37
8
MULT
36
9
BEG
36
10
BEG
36


Advanced Pitching


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Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
488.0
1.44
11.3%
6.0%
1.88
2
NN2
473.2
1.55
12.1%
11.1%
1.10
3
NN2
424.0
1.33
11.3%
8.3%
1.35
4
NN2
321.1
1.50
12.3%
10.7%
1.15
5
NAL
264.1
1.24
14.3%
7.4%
1.93
6
NAL
250.1
1.21
17.1%
7.1%
2.41
7
NN2
230.2
1.53
9.3%
9.2%
1.01
8
NN2
221.0
1.76
8.6%
9.5%
0.90
9
NAL
208.0
1.34
15.1%
9.3%
1.63
10
NAL
184.2
1.39
11.7%
5.9%
2.00
11
NAL
166.0
1.52
12.9%
8.4%
1.52
12
NAL
164.1
1.50
10.5%
9.8%
1.07
13
NAL
96.2
1.14
13.0%
7.1%
1.82
14
EWA
9.0
0.89
11.8%
8.8%
1.33
0.0%
15
EWA
9.0
2.00
18.4%
8.2%
2.25
0.0%
15
3
3511.0
1.43
12.1%
8.6%
1.42
0.0%



Players
# Team Role
1
SP
156.0
1.03
11.4%
5.5%
2.06
0.0%
2
SP
147.0
1.24
15.4%
5.4%
2.85
0.0%
3
BEG
RP
127.1
1.34
11.8%
9.0%
1.31
4
HG
SP
118.0
1.44
13.4%
10.9%
1.23
5
BEG
RP
113.1
1.59
12.6%
11.1%
1.14
6
PS
SP
108.2
1.18
8.5%
4.7%
1.81
7
NE
RP
98.2
1.41
15.3%
10.0%
1.53
8
SP
90.0
1.62
11.7%
14.3%
0.81
9
BEG
RP
87.0
1.46
14.7%
9.4%
1.56
10
NE
SP
83.2
1.28
14.8%
12.2%
1.21
11
SP
82.2
1.26
7.5%
7.0%
1.08
0.0%
12
NE
RP
78.2
1.51
12.1%
9.2%
1.31
13
SP
77.2
1.55
15.5%
10.3%
1.50
14
CBR
SP
71.2
1.58
14.8%
11.1%
1.33
15
SNS
SP
71.2
1.17
17.4%
10.0%
1.73
16
KCM
SP
66.1
1.24
15.2%
5.4%
2.80
17
SP
61.0
1.34
13.5%
6.2%
2.19
0.0%
18
HG
SP
60.2
1.45
13.2%
6.8%
1.94
19
PS
RP
51.0
1.65
13.3%
5.2%
2.58
20
MRS
RP
50.2
1.11
13.7%
6.8%
2.00
21
NYC
SP
48.2
1.58
4.1%
6.8%
0.60
22
RP
48.2
1.23
21.8%
5.3%
4.09
0.0%
23
RP
47.2
1.24
16.4%
5.0%
3.30
0.0%
24
NBY
RP
47.0
2.04
7.3%
9.0%
0.81
25
CBR
RP
46.1
1.40
14.4%
4.5%
3.22
26
KCM
RP
45.1
0.99
21.3%
7.3%
2.92
27
NBY
SP
43.1
1.48
12.0%
10.5%
1.15
28
TIC
SP
43.0
0.93
11.4%
3.0%
3.80
29
CAG
SP
42.0
1.62
8.3%
7.3%
1.14
30
CAG
SP
41.2
1.49
15.2%
10.3%
1.47
31
PS
RP
41.1
1.40
5.6%
6.7%
0.83
32
BBB
RP
40.0
1.33
15.8%
4.1%
3.86
33
BBB
RP
40.0
1.63
8.8%
5.0%
1.78
34
CAG
SP
38.0
1.50
8.2%
12.9%
0.64
35
NBY
RP
37.2
1.94
8.6%
5.9%
1.45
36
KCM
SP
37.2
1.81
12.2%
15.0%
0.81
37
RP
37.0
1.81
5.7%
10.3%
0.56
38
PS
RP
37.0
2.14
13.9%
9.6%
1.44
39
PS
RP
37.0
1.92
12.3%
8.9%
1.38
40
KCM
RP
36.1
0.83
17.4%
3.6%
4.80
41
BBB
RP
36.0
1.33
10.3%
4.5%
2.29
42
SNS
SP
35.1
1.75
14.4%
12.0%
1.20
43
PS
RP
34.2
1.44
8.6%
4.6%
1.86
44
MRS
SP
33.0
1.12
15.0%
9.8%
1.54
45
SP
32.2
0.92
16.8%
5.6%
3.00
46
MRS
SP
30.0
1.50
11.4%
6.1%
1.88
47
BBB
SP
29.1
1.13
14.2%
9.2%
1.55
48
MULT
RP
28.0
1.54
12.0%
9.6%
1.25
49
HG
RP
26.2
1.28
11.5%
13.3%
0.87
50
BEG
RP
26.2
1.39
19.8%
11.2%
1.77
51
NBY
SP
25.0
1.64
10.4%
7.0%
1.50
52
CAG
RP
25.0
1.68
7.7%
9.4%
0.82
53
BBB
SP
24.2
1.54
11.8%
7.3%
1.63
54
BEG
RP
20.2
2.18
4.7%
11.3%
0.42
55
RP
20.1
2.02
4.0%
12.0%
0.33
56
SP
19.2
1.47
14.0%
10.5%
1.33
0.0%
57
SNS
RP
18.1
1.58
10.7%
9.5%
1.13
58
HG
RP
18.0
1.39
7.8%
5.2%
1.50
59
HG/PS
RP
17.0
1.76
3.8%
3.8%
1.00
60
MRS
SP
16.0
0.63
19.3%
3.5%
5.50
61
CBR
SP
15.2
1.40
8.7%
7.2%
1.20
62
PS
RP
14.1
1.53
9.4%
7.8%
1.20
63
HG
SP
14.0
1.29
6.7%
11.7%
0.57
64
MRS
RP
14.0
1.57
3.2%
7.9%
0.40
65
NYC
SP
13.2
1.90
10.1%
18.8%
0.54
66
KCM
RP
12.0
1.50
13.2%
5.7%
2.33
67
BEG
SP
11.1
1.06
2.2%
13.3%
0.17
68
MRS
SP
11.0
2.55
15.0%
18.3%
0.82
69
MRS
SP
11.0
1.36
27.1%
12.5%
2.17
70
TIC
RP
10.2
1.41
6.5%
13.0%
0.50
71
NE
RP
10.1
1.06
9.8%
7.3%
1.33
72
HG
RP
10.0
2.60
0.0%
18.2%
0.00
73
SNS
RP
10.0
1.60
17.8%
6.7%
2.67
74
BBB
RP
9.1
1.29
7.3%
7.3%
1.00
75
CBR
RP
8.2
1.04
14.7%
2.9%
5.00
76
CBR
RP
8.2
1.50
2.6%
0.0%
77
MRS
SP
8.0
1.13
15.6%
9.4%
1.67
78
NE
RP
8.0
2.63
6.8%
15.9%
0.43
79
CAG
SP
7.0
0.71
26.9%
3.8%
7.00
80
KCM
SP
7.0
0.43
12.5%
0.0%
81
PS
SP
7.0
1.29
0.0%
3.4%
0.00
82
HG
SP
7.0
1.43
16.7%
3.3%
5.00
83
TIC
SP
7.0
1.00
25.0%
14.3%
1.75
84
SNS
RP
7.0
1.29
10.3%
17.2%
0.60
85
SNS
RP
6.2
0.60
0.0%
8.3%
0.00
86
MRS
SP
6.0
1.50
22.2%
3.7%
6.00
87
CAG
SP
6.0
0.67
9.5%
9.5%
1.00
88
BEG
RP
6.0
2.17
0.0%
16.7%
0.00
89
SNS
RP
5.2
0.71
5.0%
5.0%
1.00
90
NE
RP
5.2
1.41
0.0%
12.5%
0.00
91
NYC
RP
5.1
2.44
0.0%
7.1%
0.00
92
CBR
SP
5.1
1.50
12.0%
16.0%
0.75
93
NE
RP
5.1
2.25
0.0%
14.8%
0.00
94
RP
5.0
2.80
6.9%
17.2%
0.40
95
HG
RP
5.0
1.80
8.3%
0.0%
96
BBB
SP
4.1
1.38
5.3%
10.5%
0.50
97
PS
RP
4.0
2.25
0.0%
19.0%
0.00
98
NYC
RP
4.0
1.75
0.0%
15.8%
0.00
99
HG
RP
3.2
0.55
7.7%
0.0%
100
BEG
RP
3.2
1.91
5.6%
22.2%
0.25
101
SNS
RP
3.1
2.70
10.5%
5.3%
2.00
102
BEG
RP
2.2
2.63
6.7%
0.0%
103
NYC
RP
2.2
3.75
5.6%
22.2%
0.25
104
CBR
RP
2.2
2.25
13.3%
26.7%
0.50
105
BEG
RP
2.1
2.57
7.7%
7.7%
1.00
106
CAG
RP
2.0
1.00
12.5%
12.5%
1.00
107
SNS
RP
2.0
1.50
11.1%
11.1%
1.00
108
CBR
RP
2.0
1.50
0.0%
0.0%
109
SNS
RP
1.2
1.80
0.0%
0.0%
110
NE
RP
1.2
5.40
0.0%
6.7%
0.00
111
CAG
RP
1.2
3.00
0.0%
20.0%
0.00
112
SNS
RP
1.0
3.00
50.0%
33.3%
1.50
113
NBY
RP
1.0
4.00
0.0%
28.6%
0.00
114
BBB
RP
1.0
1.00
25.0%
0.0%
115
CAG
RP
1.0
1.00
0.0%
0.0%
116
BEG
SP
1.0
7.00
0.0%
40.0%
0.00
117
MRS
RP
1.0
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
118
NE
RP
1.0
4.00
0.0%
14.3%
0.00
119
BEG
RP
0.2
4.50
0.0%
40.0%
0.00
120
HG
RP
0.0
0.00
0.0%
100.0%
0.00
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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