1937 Kansas City Monarchs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Kansas City Monarchs


51 - 22 - 1


50 - 19 - 1 in the Negro American League

1920 / 1938 (Team History)

Managed by:
Andy Cooper (51-22-1)

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
108
3rd ERA+
170
1st
OPS
.742
2nd ERA
2.27
1st
BA
.277
4th BA
.223
1st
OBP
.344
1st K/BB
3.13
2nd
SLG
.398
2nd K%
18.0%
1st
BB%
8.2%
2nd BB%
5.7%
2nd
K%
HR%
0.5%
3rd
ISO
.120
2nd WHIP
1.06
1st

Notes:


• Champions of the Negro American League
• First Half Champions of the Negro American League
• Home Ballpark: Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
• 4 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
36
45
161
134
21
31
5
1
0
18
2
16
3
8
.231
.327
.284
.610
73
1B
27
50
190
178
29
48
6
6
3
28
3
11
0
1
.270
.312
.421
.734
105
2B
36
51
216
194
32
61
6
4
1
37
11
15
4
3
.314
.376
.402
.778
119
3B
24
53
208
183
31
48
12
6
1
27
0
21
0
4
.262
.338
.410
.748
110
SS
25
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
LF
22
53
219
200
47
76
10
10
10
57
10
17
1
1
.380
.431
.680
1.111
209
CF
32
33
124
94
32
22
1
0
1
11
20
26
2
2
.234
.410
.277
.686
96
RF
25
49
212
186
54
48
5
2
2
24
31
22
2
2
.258
.343
.339
.682
93
CF
28
29
113
101
16
29
5
1
1
14
10
5
0
7
.287
.321
.386
.707
98
C
31
25
61
56
9
16
2
1
0
8
1
4
0
1
.286
.333
.357
.690
95
RF
26
16
56
49
7
11
1
2
0
7
1
4
0
3
.224
.283
.327
.610
71
LF
43
17
35
28
7
10
2
1
0
8
1
4
1
2
.357
.455
.500
.955
169
1B
20
2
8
8
1
2
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.500
.750
107
CF
32
1
5
5
1
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.800
1.200
231
CF
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
182
RP
39
132
116
15
27
4
3
0
11
1
10
0
6
.233
.294
.319
.613
73
SP
30
25
62
59
4
18
2
0
1
7
1
1
0
2
.305
.317
.390
.706
98
SP
15
28
25
4
7
2
0
1
5
0
2
0
1
.280
.333
.480
.813
127
SP
27
13
24
24
2
6
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.292
.542
52
SP
23
10
22
20
5
4
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
1
.200
.238
.200
.438
24
SP
41
10
17
17
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.118
.118
.118
.235
-34
SP
28
10
16
15
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.200
.250
.200
.450
28
SP
20
4
13
12
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.083
.083
.083
.167
-53
SP
19
2
5
5
0
1
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.400
.600
66
RP
27
1
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
465
25
555
1930
1712
319
475
67
38
21
269
93
159
14
45
.277
.344
.398
.742
108
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
22
LF
219
.487
.326
7.8%
7.3%
4.6%
0.8%
.300
.109
36
2B
216
.361
.326
6.9%
7.3%
0.5%
0.8%
.088
.109
25
RF
212
.324
.326
10.4%
7.3%
0.9%
0.8%
.081
.109
24
3B
208
.340
.326
10.1%
7.3%
0.5%
0.8%
.148
.109
27
1B
190
.332
.326
5.8%
7.3%
1.6%
0.8%
.152
.109
36
C
161
.286
.326
9.9%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.052
.109
RP
132
.276
.326
7.6%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.086
.109
32
CF
124
.349
.326
21.0%
7.3%
0.8%
0.8%
.043
.109
28
CF
113
.307
.326
4.4%
7.3%
0.9%
0.8%
.099
.109
30
SP
62
.315
.326
1.6%
7.3%
1.6%
0.8%
.085
.109
31
C
61
.320
.326
6.6%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.071
.109
26
RF
56
.270
.326
7.1%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.102
.109
43
LF
35
.418
.326
11.4%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.143
.109
SP
28
.354
.326
7.1%
7.3%
3.6%
0.8%
.200
.109
27
SP
24
.251
.326
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.042
.109
23
SP
22
.205
.326
4.5%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.109
41
SP
17
.111
.326
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.109
28
SP
16
.225
.326
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.109
20
SP
13
.072
.326
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.109
20
1B
8
.327
.326
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.250
.109
19
SP
5
.262
.326
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.200
.109
32
CF
5
.516
.326
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.400
.109
CF
2
.471
.326
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.109
27
RP
1
.941
.326
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.109
25
SS
.000
.326
7.3%
0.8%
.109
25
1930
.338
.326
8.2%
7.3%
1.1%
0.8%
.120
.109
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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