1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Cool Papa
Bell

Top Pitcher


Willie
Jefferson

Leaders

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
KCM
0.83
2
TIC
0.93
3
KCM
0.99
4
HG/EAS
1.03
5
MRS
1.11
6
MRS
1.12
7
BBB
1.13
8
TPC
1.16
9
SNS
1.17
10
PS
1.18


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Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
MEX
884.1
1.47
9.6%
8.9%
1.08
2
MEX
833.0
1.44
11.2%
8.7%
1.28
3
MEX
828.1
1.49
14.5%
11.5%
1.26
4
MEX
748.2
1.54
12.7%
9.5%
1.33
5
MEX
740.0
1.54
13.5%
8.9%
1.52
6
MEX
651.0
1.88
9.9%
9.4%
1.05
7
NN2
488.0
1.44
11.3%
6.0%
1.88
8
NN2
473.2
1.55
12.1%
11.1%
1.10
9
NN2
424.0
1.33
11.3%
8.3%
1.35
10
NN2
321.1
1.50
12.3%
10.7%
1.15
11
NAL
264.1
1.24
14.3%
7.4%
1.93
12
NAL
250.1
1.21
17.1%
7.1%
2.41
13
NN2
230.2
1.53
9.3%
9.2%
1.01
14
MEX
225.1
1.33
11.4%
9.1%
1.25
15
NN2
221.0
1.76
8.6%
9.5%
0.90
16
NAL
208.0
1.34
15.1%
9.3%
1.63
17
NAL
184.2
1.39
11.7%
5.9%
2.00
18
NAL
166.0
1.52
12.9%
8.4%
1.52
19
NAL
164.1
1.50
10.5%
9.8%
1.07
20
NAL
96.2
1.14
13.0%
7.1%
1.82
21
EWA
9.0
0.89
11.8%
8.8%
1.33
0.0%
22
EWA
9.0
2.00
18.4%
8.2%
2.25
0.0%
22
4
8421.2
1.49
12.0%
9.1%
1.32
0.0%



Players
# Team Role
1
JNL
SP
296.0
1.33
18.4%
9.9%
1.86
2
CBM
SP
271.1
1.20
9.1%
7.0%
1.29
3
VEZ
RP
233.2
1.35
14.4%
8.0%
1.80
4
ULT
RP
232.1
1.41
12.5%
5.7%
2.21
5
ROM
SP
228.2
1.26
10.6%
4.9%
2.15
6
ROM
SP
219.0
1.28
12.1%
9.6%
1.26
7
MULT
SP
203.0
1.45
14.4%
6.3%
2.29
0.0%
8
MULT
RP
180.0
1.58
16.8%
13.5%
1.25
9
RP
177.0
1.50
12.3%
9.3%
1.32
10
VEZ
SP
175.0
1.49
14.6%
7.3%
2.02
11
SP
161.1
1.32
11.1%
7.9%
1.41
12
SP
156.0
1.03
11.4%
5.5%
2.06
0.0%
13
JNL
SP
150.1
1.67
9.0%
12.8%
0.70
14
MULT
RP
135.1
1.34
18.1%
6.5%
2.76
0.0%
15
RP
132.0
1.80
11.9%
12.8%
0.93
16
SP
128.1
1.56
10.8%
11.1%
0.97
17
BEG
RP
127.1
1.34
11.8%
9.0%
1.31
18
TPC
SP
121.1
1.16
11.9%
5.9%
2.03
19
HG
SP
118.0
1.44
13.4%
10.9%
1.23
20
CBM
RP
115.2
1.63
8.4%
10.7%
0.79
21
BEG
RP
113.1
1.59
12.6%
11.1%
1.14
22
VEZ
SP
109.1
1.41
13.7%
10.1%
1.35
23
PS
SP
108.2
1.18
8.5%
4.7%
1.81
24
RP
108.0
1.56
15.9%
13.4%
1.18
25
ROM
RP
107.0
1.74
9.8%
7.6%
1.29
26
MULT
SP
106.1
1.56
14.9%
9.6%
1.54
27
NE
RP
98.2
1.41
15.3%
10.0%
1.53
28
SRC
RP
97.2
1.57
13.0%
7.3%
1.78
29
SRC
RP
91.0
1.90
8.9%
10.7%
0.83
30
SP
90.0
1.62
11.7%
14.3%
0.81
31
BEG
RP
87.0
1.46
14.7%
9.4%
1.56
32
JNL
SP
86.1
1.42
14.9%
8.8%
1.70
33
NE
SP
83.2
1.28
14.8%
12.2%
1.21
34
RP
82.2
1.60
16.3%
16.8%
0.97
35
SP
82.2
1.56
10.8%
8.9%
1.21
36
SP
82.2
1.26
7.5%
7.0%
1.08
0.0%
37
VEZ
RP
81.1
1.84
13.9%
7.5%
1.86
38
CBM
RP
80.0
1.61
8.3%
9.4%
0.88
39
NE
RP
78.2
1.51
12.1%
9.2%
1.31
40
MULT
RP
77.1
1.53
11.1%
10.8%
1.03
41
CBR
SP
71.2
1.58
14.8%
11.1%
1.33
42
SNS
SP
71.2
1.17
17.4%
10.0%
1.73
43
VEZ
SP
67.0
1.30
10.3%
9.2%
1.12
44
SRC
RP
66.2
1.62
13.5%
9.2%
1.46
45
KCM
SP
66.1
1.24
15.2%
5.4%
2.80
46
MULT
RP
62.0
2.31
8.6%
12.7%
0.68
47
SP
61.0
1.34
13.5%
6.2%
2.19
0.0%
48
HG
SP
60.2
1.45
13.2%
6.8%
1.94
49
SP
57.1
1.60
12.7%
11.5%
1.10
50
ULT
RP
54.1
1.97
10.9%
12.5%
0.88
51
PS
RP
51.0
1.65
13.3%
5.2%
2.58
52
MRS
RP
50.2
1.11
13.7%
6.8%
2.00
53
RP
50.0
1.48
7.8%
5.9%
1.31
54
RP
49.1
1.74
7.8%
10.0%
0.78
55
NYC
SP
48.2
1.58
4.1%
6.8%
0.60
56
RP
47.2
1.24
16.4%
5.0%
3.30
0.0%
57
NBY
RP
47.0
2.04
7.3%
9.0%
0.81
58
CBR
RP
46.1
1.40
14.4%
4.5%
3.22
59
KCM
RP
45.1
0.99
21.3%
7.3%
2.92
60
TPC
SP
44.2
1.54
15.1%
12.1%
1.25
61
RP
43.2
1.60
7.1%
13.2%
0.54
62
TIC
SP
43.0
0.93
11.4%
3.0%
3.80
63
SRC
RP
42.0
1.95
9.8%
5.9%
1.67
64
CAG
SP
42.0
1.62
8.3%
7.3%
1.14
65
CAG
SP
41.2
1.49
15.2%
10.3%
1.47
66
PS
RP
41.1
1.40
5.6%
6.7%
0.83
67
BBB
RP
40.0
1.33
15.8%
4.1%
3.86
68
BBB
RP
40.0
1.63
8.8%
5.0%
1.78
69
SRC
RP
39.2
1.97
12.9%
6.2%
2.08
70
JNL
SP
38.1
1.33
11.0%
11.7%
0.95
71
ROM
SP
38.1
1.54
14.0%
5.8%
2.40
72
CAG
SP
38.0
1.50
8.2%
12.9%
0.64
73
NBY
RP
37.2
1.94
8.6%
5.9%
1.45
74
KCM
SP
37.2
1.81
12.2%
15.0%
0.81
75
RP
37.0
1.81
5.7%
10.3%
0.56
76
PS
RP
37.0
2.14
13.9%
9.6%
1.44
77
PS
RP
37.0
1.92
12.3%
8.9%
1.38
78
KCM
RP
36.1
0.83
17.4%
3.6%
4.80
79
BBB
RP
36.0
1.33
10.3%
4.5%
2.29
80
SNS
SP
35.1
1.75
14.4%
12.0%
1.20
81
RP
34.0
1.44
3.4%
14.2%
0.24
82
MRS
SP
33.0
1.12
15.0%
9.8%
1.54
83
MRS
SP
30.0
1.50
11.4%
6.1%
1.88
84
RP
29.2
1.72
0.0%
10.9%
0.00
85
BBB
SP
29.1
1.13
14.2%
9.2%
1.55
86
JNL
RP
28.2
1.29
5.0%
10.8%
0.46
87
MULT
RP
28.0
1.54
12.0%
9.6%
1.25
88
HG
RP
26.2
1.28
11.5%
13.3%
0.87
89
BEG
RP
26.2
1.39
19.8%
11.2%
1.77
90
NBY
SP
25.0
1.64
10.4%
7.0%
1.50
91
CAG
RP
25.0
1.68
7.7%
9.4%
0.82
92
BBB
SP
24.2
1.54
11.8%
7.3%
1.63
93
JNL
SP
22.2
1.54
6.9%
5.0%
1.40
94
BEG
RP
20.2
2.18
4.7%
11.3%
0.42
95
VEZ
RP
20.2
2.37
18.2%
18.2%
1.00
96
RP
20.1
2.02
4.0%
12.0%
0.33
97
SP
19.2
1.47
14.0%
10.5%
1.33
0.0%
98
ROM
RP
19.2
1.93
4.2%
11.6%
0.36
99
RP
18.2
2.57
9.8%
23.5%
0.42
100
SNS
RP
18.1
1.58
10.7%
9.5%
1.13
101
SP
18.1
1.36
10.3%
6.4%
1.60
102
HG
RP
18.0
1.39
7.8%
5.2%
1.50
103
SRC
RP
18.0
1.61
3.7%
4.9%
0.75
104
SRC
RP
17.2
1.75
10.8%
6.0%
1.80
105
RP
17.0
0.94
4.6%
15.4%
0.30
106
HG/PS
RP
17.0
1.76
3.8%
3.8%
1.00
107
ULT
RP
16.1
1.78
6.5%
5.2%
1.25
108
MRS
SP
16.0
0.63
19.3%
3.5%
5.50
109
CBR
SP
15.2
1.40
8.7%
7.2%
1.20
110
PS
RP
14.1
1.53
9.4%
7.8%
1.20
111
HG
SP
14.0
1.29
6.7%
11.7%
0.57
112
MRS
RP
14.0
1.57
3.2%
7.9%
0.40
113
VEZ
SP
13.2
2.05
2.9%
13.2%
0.22
114
NYC
SP
13.2
1.90
10.1%
18.8%
0.54
115
TPC
RP
12.1
1.14
12.0%
16.0%
0.75
116
KCM
RP
12.0
1.50
13.2%
5.7%
2.33
117
MRS
SP
11.0
2.55
15.0%
18.3%
0.82
118
MRS
SP
11.0
1.36
27.1%
12.5%
2.17
119
TIC
RP
10.2
1.41
6.5%
13.0%
0.50
120
CBM
RP
10.2
0.84
0.0%
0.0%
121
SRC
RP
10.1
2.81
8.5%
5.1%
1.67
122
NE
RP
10.1
1.06
9.8%
7.3%
1.33
123
HG
RP
10.0
2.60
0.0%
18.2%
0.00
124
SNS
RP
10.0
1.60
17.8%
6.7%
2.67
125
SRC
SP
9.2
1.03
2.6%
0.0%
126
BBB
RP
9.1
1.29
7.3%
7.3%
1.00
127
ULT
RP
9.1
2.14
14.9%
25.5%
0.58
128
CBR
RP
8.2
1.04
14.7%
2.9%
5.00
129
SRC
SP
8.2
5.08
2.9%
8.7%
0.33
130
CBR
RP
8.2
1.50
2.6%
0.0%
131
MRS
SP
8.0
1.13
15.6%
9.4%
1.67
132
NE
RP
8.0
2.63
6.8%
15.9%
0.43
133
SRC
SP
7.2
2.74
2.3%
7.0%
0.33
134
KCM
SP
7.0
0.43
12.5%
0.0%
135
PS
SP
7.0
1.29
0.0%
3.4%
0.00
136
TIC
SP
7.0
1.00
25.0%
14.3%
1.75
137
SNS
RP
7.0
1.29
10.3%
17.2%
0.60
138
JNL
SP
7.0
1.86
6.1%
15.2%
0.40
139
SNS
RP
6.2
0.60
0.0%
8.3%
0.00
140
CBM
RP
6.2
2.55
13.9%
11.1%
1.25
141
MRS
SP
6.0
1.50
22.2%
3.7%
6.00
142
CAG
SP
6.0
0.67
9.5%
9.5%
1.00
143
BEG
RP
6.0
2.17
0.0%
16.7%
0.00
144
CBM
RP
6.0
1.83
0.0%
0.0%
145
SNS
RP
5.2
0.71
5.0%
5.0%
1.00
146
NE
RP
5.2
1.41
0.0%
12.5%
0.00
147
NYC
RP
5.1
2.44
0.0%
7.1%
0.00
148
CBR
SP
5.1
1.50
12.0%
16.0%
0.75
149
NE
RP
5.1
2.25
0.0%
14.8%
0.00
150
RP
5.0
2.80
6.9%
17.2%
0.40
151
HG
RP
5.0
1.80
8.3%
0.0%
152
BBB
SP
4.1
1.38
5.3%
10.5%
0.50
153
PS
RP
4.0
2.25
0.0%
19.0%
0.00
154
NYC
RP
4.0
1.75
0.0%
15.8%
0.00
155
RP
4.0
3.75
0.0%
14.8%
0.00
156
VEZ
RP
3.2
7.64
5.1%
23.1%
0.22
157
HG
RP
3.2
0.55
7.7%
0.0%
158
CBM
RP
3.2
1.91
11.1%
0.0%
159
BEG
RP
3.2
1.91
5.6%
22.2%
0.25
160
TPC
RP
3.1
1.50
0.0%
0.0%
161
SNS
RP
3.1
2.70
10.5%
5.3%
2.00
162
SRC
RP
3.1
3.00
5.0%
5.0%
1.00
163
VEZ
RP
3.0
1.33
0.0%
15.4%
0.00
164
ROM
RP
3.0
2.67
0.0%
17.6%
0.00
165
SRC
RP
3.0
1.00
16.7%
16.7%
1.00
166
BEG
RP
2.2
2.63
6.7%
0.0%
167
NYC
RP
2.2
3.75
5.6%
22.2%
0.25
168
CBR
RP
2.2
2.25
13.3%
26.7%
0.50
169
BEG
RP
2.1
2.57
7.7%
7.7%
1.00
170
CAG
RP
2.0
1.00
12.5%
12.5%
1.00
171
SNS
RP
2.0
1.50
11.1%
11.1%
1.00
172
ULT
SP
2.0
1.50
33.3%
0.0%
173
CBR
RP
2.0
1.50
0.0%
0.0%
174
ROM
RP
2.0
5.00
0.0%
25.0%
0.00
175
SNS
RP
1.2
1.80
0.0%
0.0%
176
NE
RP
1.2
5.40
0.0%
6.7%
0.00
177
CAG
RP
1.2
3.00
0.0%
20.0%
0.00
178
ROM
RP
1.1
3.00
12.5%
37.5%
0.33
179
SNS
RP
1.0
3.00
50.0%
33.3%
1.50
180
NBY
RP
1.0
4.00
0.0%
28.6%
0.00
181
BBB
RP
1.0
1.00
25.0%
0.0%
182
CAG
RP
1.0
1.00
0.0%
0.0%
183
BEG
SP
1.0
7.00
0.0%
40.0%
0.00
184
MRS
RP
1.0
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
185
NE
RP
1.0
4.00
0.0%
14.3%
0.00
186
BEG
RP
0.2
4.50
0.0%
40.0%
0.00
187
SRC
RP
0.2
4.50
0.0%
0.0%
188
JNL
RP
0.1
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
189
HG
RP
0.0
0.00
0.0%
100.0%
0.00
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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