1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

OPS+

# Player Team OPS+
1
KCM
207
2
TIC/NE
195
3
SNS
192
4
HG
187
5
PS
180
6
BEG
178
7
KCM
176
8
NE
164
9
MRS
160
10
NE
159

Strikeouts

# Player Team SO
1
PS
93
2
HG
69
3
HG
67
4
NE
66
5
BEG
65
6
BEG
64
7
BEG
56
8
NE/NYC
54
9
NE
52
10
SNS
52


Pitching


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
38
13
.745
71
51
36
5
0
424.0
227
174
412
150
203
2
5
3.69
132
2
NAL
20
10
.667
50
31
15
3
2
250.1
112
82
228
74
178
7
7
2.95
128
3
NAL
4
8
.333
13
12
10
0
0
96.2
46
32
82
28
51
1
2
2.98
127
4
NAL
12
20
.375
47
32
18
0
0
264.1
138
95
247
82
158
0
2
3.23
117
5
NN2
9
18
.333
41
27
13
1
1
230.2
149
123
259
95
96
4
6
4.80
101
6
NN2
22
17
.564
73
39
15
1
1
321.1
222
172
331
152
175
2
7
4.82
100
7
NN2
36
20
.643
101
56
23
2
6
473.2
300
254
498
235
258
2
9
4.83
100
8
NN2
27
33
.450
105
60
28
0
3
488.0
348
276
573
128
241
3
1
5.09
95
9
NAL
12
12
.500
56
25
9
2
2
208.0
127
93
196
83
135
1
12
4.02
94
10
NAL
10
9
.526
37
20
9
1
1
166.0
112
82
189
63
96
0
9
4.45
85
11
NAL
7
13
.350
31
20
11
1
0
164.1
97
82
174
72
77
0
6
4.49
84
12
NAL
8
14
.364
46
22
5
0
3
184.2
109
94
209
47
94
0
7
4.58
82
13
NN2
6
23
.207
53
29
9
0
0
221.0
197
160
291
99
89
1
6
6.52
74
13
2
211
210
.501
724
424
201
16
19
3493.0
2184
1719
3689
1308
1851
23
79
4.43
100



Players
# Team Role
1
KCM
RP
3
1
.750
6
2
2
2
0
36.1
6
4
25
5
24
1
2
0.99
381
2
HG
SP
16
2
.889
19
17
17
3
0
153.0
41
32
124
34
67
0
0
1.88
257
3
TIC
SP
1
4
.200
5
5
5
0
0
43.0
13
8
35
5
19
1
2
1.67
226
4
SP
2
2
.500
5
4
3
0
0
32.2
11
7
23
7
21
0
0
1.93
196
5
NE
SP
9
2
.818
13
9
5
1
0
83.2
41
26
64
43
52
1
1
2.80
173
6
BEG
RP
11
6
.647
23
15
10
2
1
127.1
51
40
121
49
64
1
1
2.83
171
7
NYC
SP
6
2
.750
11
9
5
1
0
79.2
32
26
78
22
26
1
0
2.94
165
8
KCM
RP
4
1
.800
7
4
2
0
0
45.1
18
12
32
13
38
2
0
2.38
159
9
HG
SP
11
4
.733
19
16
10
1
0
118.0
60
41
114
56
69
1
2
3.13
155
10
KCM
SP
6
2
.750
12
8
5
1
0
66.1
29
19
67
15
42
1
1
2.58
147
11
MRS
SP
2
2
.500
4
4
4
0
0
33.0
11
10
24
13
20
0
0
2.73
138
12
SNS
SP
4
3
.571
12
9
5
1
0
71.2
31
22
54
30
52
1
6
2.76
137
13
MRS
SP
1
7
.125
8
6
5
0
0
58.0
35
18
63
13
31
0
0
2.79
135
14
PS
SP
4
7
.364
17
13
8
0
1
108.2
61
46
107
21
38
0
1
3.81
127
15
PS
SP
12
7
.632
22
17
10
0
1
144.0
81
65
149
32
93
2
0
4.06
119
16
SNS
RP
5
2
.714
12
4
2
1
2
45.1
23
16
43
9
32
0
1
3.18
119
17
MRS
RP
1
3
.250
9
4
2
0
0
50.2
25
18
42
14
28
0
1
3.20
118
18
NBY
SP
2
4
.333
8
6
3
0
0
43.1
26
20
44
20
23
0
1
4.15
116
19
NE
RP
9
4
.692
19
12
7
0
0
98.2
58
48
96
43
66
0
5
4.38
110
20
HG
SP
5
3
.625
11
9
4
0
0
60.2
40
32
70
18
35
0
1
4.75
102
21
SP
7
3
.700
17
14
3
0
0
90.0
63
48
87
59
48
0
4
4.80
101
22
BEG
RP
8
3
.727
21
13
4
0
1
113.1
77
61
123
57
65
1
3
4.84
100
23
BBB
RP
3
1
.750
8
5
1
0
1
40.0
20
17
56
9
16
0
0
3.83
99
24
SP
1
8
.111
12
9
5
0
0
77.2
54
44
84
36
54
1
1
5.10
95
25
BBB
SP
2
1
.667
5
4
1
0
0
29.1
15
13
22
11
17
0
1
3.99
95
26
BEG
RP
6
4
.600
15
8
4
0
1
87.0
52
50
91
36
56
0
0
5.17
93
27
BBB
RP
1
5
.167
12
3
1
0
2
40.0
22
18
46
7
27
0
1
4.05
93
28
CBR
RP
4
1
.800
8
4
3
0
0
46.1
26
21
56
9
29
0
2
4.08
93
29
CAG
SP
1
2
.333
8
6
2
0
0
41.2
23
19
43
19
28
0
0
4.10
92
30
KCM
RP
3
5
.375
12
6
3
0
2
45.2
27
21
45
11
42
1
1
4.14
91
31
NE
RP
3
5
.375
18
11
2
0
0
78.2
61
48
87
32
42
1
0
5.49
88
32
CAG
SP
4
2
.667
6
4
3
0
0
38.0
22
19
35
22
14
0
2
4.50
84
33
RP
0
3
.000
9
3
2
0
0
37.0
33
24
49
18
10
0
0
5.84
83
34
NYC
SP
1
6
.143
9
6
3
0
0
48.2
38
32
62
15
9
0
2
5.92
82
35
CBR
SP
3
6
.333
13
10
6
1
0
71.2
52
37
77
36
48
0
3
4.65
81
36
CAG
SP
1
4
.200
6
5
4
0
0
42.0
27
22
54
14
16
0
2
4.71
80
37
KCM
SP
4
1
.800
8
8
2
0
0
37.2
24
21
41
27
22
1
2
5.02
75
38
BBB
RP
2
3
.400
9
5
1
0
0
36.0
24
23
41
7
16
0
3
5.75
66
39
BBB
SP
0
3
.000
6
4
1
0
0
24.2
21
16
30
8
13
0
0
5.84
65
40
NBY
RP
1
5
.167
12
5
1
0
0
37.2
39
32
62
11
16
1
2
7.65
63
41
CAG
RP
0
4
.000
5
3
1
0
0
25.0
20
17
31
11
9
0
2
6.12
62
42
SNS
SP
1
1
.500
9
6
2
0
0
35.1
34
26
42
20
24
0
2
6.62
57
43
TIC
SP
1
2
.333
3
3
2
0
0
19.0
17
14
19
9
11
0
0
6.63
57
44
NBY
RP
1
7
.125
12
6
2
0
0
47.0
57
45
75
21
17
0
1
8.62
56
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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