1937 Kansas City Monarchs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Kansas City Monarchs


53 - 22 - 1


52 - 19 - 1 in the Negro American League

1920 / 1938 (Team History)

Managed by:
Andy Cooper (53-22-1)

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
108
2nd ERA+
180
1st
OPS
.759
2nd ERA
2.31
1st
BA
.283
3rd BA
.221
1st
OBP
.352
2nd K/BB
3.07
2nd
SLG
.406
3rd K%
18.1%
1st
BB%
8.7%
1st BB%
5.9%
2nd
K%
HR%
0.5%
3rd
ISO
.123
4th 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
47
171
142
22
33
7
1
0
22
2
17
4
8
.232
.331
.296
.627
74
1B
27
53
205
192
31
53
7
6
3
33
3
12
0
1
.276
.319
.422
.741
103
2B
36
54
232
209
38
70
8
4
1
47
13
17
3
3
.335
.393
.426
.819
126
3B
24
56
222
195
36
52
14
6
2
30
0
23
0
4
.267
.344
.431
.775
113
SS
25
41
141
124
17
31
5
3
0
12
1
11
0
6
.250
.311
.339
.650
79
LF
22
56
235
214
51
81
11
10
10
60
10
19
1
1
.379
.432
.664
1.095
199
CF
32
35
136
101
38
23
1
0
1
11
22
31
2
2
.228
.418
.267
.685
93
RF
25
52
229
199
61
55
7
4
2
29
33
26
2
2
.276
.366
.382
.748
107
CF
28
30
118
106
16
30
5
1
1
15
10
4
1
7
.283
.315
.377
.693
91
C
31
26
65
59
9
17
2
1
0
8
1
5
0
1
.288
.344
.356
.700
94
RF
26
17
61
54
9
14
2
2
0
7
2
4
0
3
.259
.310
.370
.681
87
LF
43
18
36
29
7
10
2
1
0
8
1
4
1
2
.345
.441
.483
.924
155
1B
20
2
8
8
1
2
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.500
.750
103
CF
32
1
5
5
1
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.800
1.200
224
CF
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
177
SP
30
25
62
59
4
18
2
0
1
7
1
1
0
2
.305
.317
.390
.706
94
SP
25
16
32
28
5
7
2
0
1
5
0
3
0
1
.250
.323
.429
.751
106
SP
27
15
28
27
3
6
1
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
.222
.250
.259
.509
41
SP
23
10
22
20
5
4
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
1
.200
.238
.200
.438
22
RP
28
12
18
17
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.176
.222
.176
.399
11
SP
40
11
17
17
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.118
.118
.118
.235
-35
SP
20
6
16
15
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.133
.133
.133
.267
-26
SP
19
2
5
5
0
1
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.400
.600
62
RP
27
1
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
454
RP
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
25
588
2067
1828
356
518
79
40
22
301
100
179
15
45
.283
.352
.406
.759
108
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
22
LF
235
.479
.331
8.1%
7.7%
4.3%
0.9%
.285
.114
36
2B
232
.378
.331
7.3%
7.7%
0.4%
0.9%
.091
.114
25
RF
229
.351
.331
11.4%
7.7%
0.9%
0.9%
.106
.114
24
3B
222
.349
.331
10.4%
7.7%
0.9%
0.9%
.164
.114
27
1B
205
.335
.331
5.9%
7.7%
1.5%
0.9%
.146
.114
36
C
171
.294
.331
9.9%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.063
.114
25
SS
141
.293
.331
7.8%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.089
.114
32
CF
136
.354
.331
22.8%
7.7%
0.7%
0.9%
.040
.114
28
CF
118
.301
.331
3.4%
7.7%
0.8%
0.9%
.094
.114
31
C
65
.326
.331
7.7%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.068
.114
30
SP
62
.314
.331
1.6%
7.7%
1.6%
0.9%
.085
.114
26
RF
61
.299
.331
6.6%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.111
.114
43
LF
36
.406
.331
11.1%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.138
.114
25
SP
32
.332
.331
9.4%
7.7%
3.1%
0.9%
.179
.114
27
SP
28
.241
.331
3.6%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.037
.114
23
SP
22
.205
.331
4.5%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
28
RP
18
.201
.331
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
40
SP
17
.111
.331
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
20
SP
16
.118
.331
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
20
1B
8
.324
.331
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.250
.114
19
SP
5
.259
.331
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.200
.114
32
CF
5
.511
.331
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.400
.114
CF
2
.470
.331
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
27
RP
1
.941
.331
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
RP
.000
.331
7.7%
0.9%
.114
25
2067
.345
.331
8.7%
7.7%
1.1%
0.9%
.123
.114
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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