1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

On Base %

# Player Team OBP
1
HG/EAS
.486
2
SNS/WES
.475
3
BEG
.472
4
BEG/NBY
.464
5
KCM/WES
.450
6
SNS/WES
.435
7
NE
.430
8
PS/EAS
.429
9
NBY
.424
10
NE
.423

Strikeouts

# Player Team SO
1
PS/EAS
94
2
HG/EAS
70
3
HG
69
4
NE
66
5
BEG
65
6
BEG
64
7
BEG
56
8
NE/NYC
54
9
NE
52
10
SNS
52


Opponent's Batting


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
EWA
4
49
43
11
14
1
1
0
3
0
4
9
1
2
0
0
1
.326
.408
.395
.804
2
EWA
3
34
31
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
3
4
0
0
0
0
1
.161
.235
.161
.397
3
NAL
46
109
209
47
94
7
4
NN2
101
300
498
235
258
9
5
NAL
31
97
174
72
77
6
6
NAL
37
112
189
63
96
9
7
NN2
71
227
412
150
203
5
8
NAL
50
112
228
74
178
7
9
NAL
47
138
247
82
158
2
10
NN2
53
197
291
99
89
6
11
NN2
73
222
331
152
175
7
12
NN2
41
149
259
95
96
6
13
NN2
105
348
573
128
241
1
14
NAL
56
127
196
83
135
12
15
NAL
13
46
82
28
51
2
15
3
731
83
74
2195
3708
1
1
0
3
0
1315
1864
1
81
0
0
2
.257
.337
.297
.635



Players
# Team Role
1
RP
13
16
14
29
49
1
0
0
1
0
10
33
1
2
0
0
1
.429
.500
.500
1.000
2
SP
9
15
12
37
66
0
0
0
2
0
16
35
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.400
.250
.650
3
RP
13
15
14
30
49
0
1
0
0
0
11
45
0
2
0
0
0
.286
.333
.429
.762
4
SP
12
13
11
32
80
0
0
0
0
0
24
26
0
0
0
0
0
.182
.308
.182
.490
5
SP
23
11
10
81
150
0
0
0
0
0
33
94
0
0
0
0
0
.100
.182
.100
.282
6
SP
20
10
10
41
126
0
0
0
0
0
34
70
0
0
0
0
1
.200
.200
.200
.400
7
SP
4
3
3
17
20
0
0
0
0
0
9
12
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
8
BEG
RP
23
51
121
49
64
1
9
CBR
RP
2
4
8
1
5
0
10
SNS
RP
1
3
1
2
3
0
11
NYC
RP
1
9
11
2
0
0
12
BBB
SP
5
15
22
11
17
1
13
SP
17
63
87
59
48
4
14
BBB
SP
1
1
4
2
1
0
15
SNS
RP
1
1
3
1
1
0
16
BEG
RP
9
25
33
12
5
1
17
PS
RP
1
3
5
4
0
0
18
RP
3
5
9
5
2
0
19
MRS
SP
5
13
17
11
9
0
20
CAG
SP
8
23
43
19
28
0
21
KCM
RP
7
18
32
13
38
0
22
CBR
SP
1
5
4
4
3
1
23
RP
9
33
49
18
10
0
24
CAG
RP
2
0
1
1
1
0
25
SNS
RP
1
6
3
0
0
0
26
KCM
RP
4
7
15
3
7
0
27
PS
SP
17
61
107
21
38
1
28
BBB
RP
4
5
9
3
3
2
29
SNS
RP
1
1
2
1
1
0
30
HG
RP
1
2
0
2
0
0
31
MULT
RP
8
10
31
12
15
0
32
NE
RP
2
4
8
4
0
0
33
CAG
SP
1
0
4
1
7
0
34
BEG
RP
1
2
5
1
1
0
35
BEG
RP
1
0
1
2
0
0
36
NBY
RP
1
2
2
2
0
0
37
NE
RP
3
11
8
1
0
1
38
MRS
SP
1
3
6
3
5
0
39
BEG
SP
3
2
6
6
1
0
40
SNS
RP
2
2
2
2
0
1
41
BEG
RP
1
6
7
0
1
0
42
MRS
SP
2
7
8
2
11
0
43
SNS
RP
7
13
21
8
9
2
44
HG/PS
RP
4
23
27
3
3
0
45
CBR
RP
2
7
13
0
1
0
46
NBY
RP
12
39
62
11
16
2
47
MRS
SP
1
7
8
1
6
0
48
NE
RP
2
16
14
7
3
0
49
HG
RP
5
14
19
15
13
1
50
HG
RP
1
1
2
0
1
0
51
NYC
SP
9
38
62
15
9
2
52
BBB
RP
1
1
1
0
1
0
53
NYC
RP
2
1
4
3
0
0
54
HG
SP
11
40
70
18
35
1
55
CBR
SP
13
52
77
36
48
3
56
HG
RP
4
20
16
10
0
0
57
NE
SP
13
41
64
43
52
1
58
NBY
SP
4
15
33
8
12
1
59
NYC
RP
2
4
6
4
1
0
60
NE
RP
18
61
87
32
42
0
61
BBB
RP
12
22
46
7
27
1
62
NYC
SP
4
11
13
13
7
3
63
BEG
RP
21
77
123
57
65
3
64
CAG
SP
6
22
35
22
14
2
65
MRS
SP
4
11
24
13
20
0
66
MRS
SP
4
18
37
8
15
0
67
HG
RP
4
8
21
4
6
0
68
BBB
SP
6
21
30
8
13
0
69
TIC
RP
2
7
9
6
3
0
70
CAG
RP
5
20
31
11
9
2
71
PS
RP
10
29
46
12
10
0
72
CAG
RP
1
2
3
2
0
0
73
KCM
SP
8
24
41
27
22
2
74
NE
RP
19
58
96
43
66
5
75
KCM
SP
12
29
67
15
42
1
76
MRS
RP
9
25
42
14
28
1
77
SNS
SP
9
34
42
20
24
2
78
PS
RP
4
15
17
5
6
0
79
CAG
RP
1
0
1
0
0
0
80
CAG
SP
1
3
2
2
2
0
81
PS
RP
12
49
61
18
26
0
82
CAG
SP
6
27
54
14
16
2
83
RP
6
26
29
12
4
0
84
PS
RP
17
34
55
16
22
0
85
CBR
RP
2
1
3
0
0
1
86
BBB
RP
9
24
41
7
16
3
87
BEG
RP
15
52
91
36
56
0
88
KCM
SP
1
1
3
0
3
1
89
BEG
SP
1
8
3
4
0
0
90
HG
RP
1
7
9
0
2
0
91
MRS
RP
1
0
0
0
0
0
92
SNS
RP
2
5
8
1
2
0
93
CBR
SP
4
11
17
5
6
1
94
PS
SP
1
3
8
1
0
0
95
BEG
RP
2
1
3
4
1
0
96
BEG
RP
4
10
8
5
0
0
97
HG
SP
1
5
9
1
5
0
98
CBR
RP
8
26
56
9
29
2
99
MRS
SP
3
6
9
6
13
1
100
SNS
SP
12
31
54
30
52
6
101
TIC
SP
1
1
3
4
7
0
102
BBB
RP
8
20
56
9
16
0
103
NBY
RP
12
57
75
21
17
1
104
HG
SP
2
11
11
7
4
1
105
NE
RP
1
1
5
3
0
0
106
MRS
RP
5
9
17
5
2
0
107
SNS
RP
4
5
13
3
8
0
108
SP
12
54
84
36
54
1
109
PS
RP
11
38
72
12
31
0
110
HG
SP
19
60
114
56
69
2
111
KCM
RP
6
6
25
5
24
2
112
NE
RP
3
5
8
3
4
0
113
SNS
RP
3
3
4
5
3
0
114
PS
RP
9
30
43
7
13
0
115
CBR
RP
3
1
2
4
2
1
116
BEG
RP
8
16
24
13
23
1
117
NBY
SP
8
26
44
20
23
1
118
SP
5
11
23
7
21
0
119
TIC
SP
5
13
35
5
19
2
120
NE
RP
1
2
3
1
0
0
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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