1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

OPS

# Player Team OPS
1
TIC/NE
1.101
2
HG
1.094
3
PS
1.072
4
BEG
1.055
5
SNS
1.048
6
NE
1.004
7
KCM
1.003
8
NE
.991
9
BEG
.968
10
BEG/NBY
.959

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
KCM
0.83
2
MRS/TIC
0.92
3
TIC
0.93
4
KCM
0.99
5
HG
1.03
6
MRS
1.11
7
MRS
1.12
8
BBB
1.13
9
SNS
1.15
10
SNS
1.17


Standings
Glossary

Negro American League

vs NAL vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
30
10
2
.750
-
31
15
2
.674
5.6
3.9
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
2
25
20
0
.556
7.5
31
30
0
.508
5.1
4.4
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
3
16
13
0
.552
8.5
18
15
0
.545
5.5
5.2
League Park (Cleveland, OH)
4
20
19
2
.513
9.5
22
22
2
.500
5.2
5.5
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO), Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
5
20
28
0
.417
14.0
20
31
0
.392
4.2
5.3
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
6
11
21
0
.344
15.0
12
24
0
.333
3.7
5.6
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
7
6
17
0
.261
15.5
6
19
0
.240
3.2
5.2
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
* = League Champion      

Negro National League II

vs NN2 vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
34
19
0
.642
-
42
20
0
.677
5.6
4.8
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
2
32
19
1
.627
1.0
40
23
1
.635
6.3
5.2
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD), Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
3
26
21
1
.553
5.0
26
22
1
.542
6.1
5.9
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
4
25
32
1
.439
11.0
32
35
1
.478
5.3
5.6
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
5
12
25
0
.324
14.0
16
28
0
.364
4.5
5.5
No Home Ballpark
5
12
25
1
.324
14.0
13
25
1
.342
4.4
5.1
No Home Ballpark
* = League Champion      


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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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