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


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
30
11
4
.733
20
16
9
3
0
128.1
32
23
84
2
27
97
1
0
0
487
1.61
258
SP
25
9
2
.818
15
7
5
0
2
69.1
20
16
60
2
18
45
1
0
3
279
2.08
200
SP
27
1
6
.143
15
10
4
1
3
67.1
30
17
58
1
19
42
1
0
1
283
2.27
183
SP
23
4
2
.667
10
5
2
0
0
55.0
26
14
52
2
21
37
4
0
4
245
2.29
181
SP
40
3
1
.750
9
6
4
0
0
49.2
15
9
34
0
5
36
0
0
1
188
1.63
255
SP
20
3
0
1.000
6
5
2
1
0
35.0
17
11
32
0
7
22
1
1
0
148
2.83
147
SP
19
2
0
1.000
2
2
1
0
0
13.1
2
1
7
0
2
17
0
0
1
49
0.68
615
SP
43
0
1
.000
2
1
0
0
1
5.1
9
8
7
0
1
5
2
0
1
25
13.50
31
RP
28
7
0
1.000
12
4
2
0
0
47.2
28
22
51
3
13
47
1
0
1
207
4.15
100
RP
27
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
3.0
1
1
4
0
0
1
0
0
0
13
3.00
138
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1.0
0
0
1
0
1
1
0
0
0
5
0.00
RP
36
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0.2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0.00
12
40
16
.714
94
56
29
5
7
475.2
180
122
390
10
114
350
11
1
12
1931
2.31
180
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
30
SP
128.1
0.86
1.35
19.9%
14.5%
5.5%
7.6%
3.59
1.90
0.4%
1.0%
25
SP
69.1
1.13
1.35
16.1%
14.2%
6.5%
7.5%
2.50
1.90
0.7%
0.9%
27
SP
67.1
1.14
1.35
14.8%
14.2%
6.7%
7.5%
2.21
1.90
0.4%
0.9%
23
SP
55.0
1.33
1.35
15.1%
14.1%
8.6%
7.4%
1.76
1.90
0.8%
0.9%
40
SP
49.2
0.79
1.35
19.1%
14.0%
2.7%
7.4%
7.20
1.90
0.0%
0.9%
28
RP
47.2
1.34
1.35
22.7%
14.1%
6.3%
7.4%
3.62
1.90
1.4%
0.9%
20
SP
35.0
1.11
1.35
14.9%
14.0%
4.7%
7.4%
3.14
1.90
0.0%
0.9%
19
SP
13.1
0.68
1.35
34.7%
13.8%
4.1%
7.3%
8.50
1.90
0.0%
0.9%
43
SP
5.1
1.50
1.35
20.0%
13.8%
4.0%
7.3%
5.00
1.90
0.0%
0.9%
27
RP
3.0
1.33
1.35
7.7%
13.8%
0.0%
7.3%
1.90
0.0%
0.9%
RP
1.0
2.00
1.35
20.0%
13.8%
20.0%
7.2%
1.00
1.90
0.0%
0.9%
36
RP
0.2
0.00
1.35
0.0%
13.8%
0.0%
7.2%
1.90
0.0%
0.9%
12
475.2
1.06
1.35
18.1%
14.2%
5.9%
7.5%
3.07
1.90
0.5%
0.9%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
30
SP
20
487
452
32
84
6
4
2
8
0
27
97
0
0
8
11
.186
.232
.230
.462
27
SP
15
283
254
30
58
7
2
1
5
0
19
42
0
1
9
6
.228
.285
.283
.568
25
SP
15
279
255
20
60
7
2
2
3
0
18
45
0
3
3
6
.235
.293
.302
.595
23
SP
10
245
212
26
52
7
3
2
4
1
21
37
0
4
8
3
.245
.325
.335
.660
28
RP
12
207
190
28
51
6
4
3
4
0
13
47
0
1
3
5
.268
.319
.389
.708
40
SP
9
188
177
15
34
7
1
0
0
0
5
36
1
1
5
3
.192
.219
.243
.462
20
SP
6
148
139
17
32
5
5
0
1
0
7
22
0
0
2
2
.230
.267
.338
.605
19
SP
2
49
46
2
7
2
0
0
0
0
2
17
0
1
0
0
.152
.204
.196
.400
43
SP
2
25
23
9
7
1
2
0
0
0
1
5
0
1
0
0
.304
.360
.522
.882
27
RP
1
13
13
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.308
.308
.308
.615
RP
1
5
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
.250
.400
.250
.650
36
RP
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
12
94
1931
1767
180
390
48
23
10
25
1
114
350
1
12
38
36
.221
.273
.291
.563
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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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.

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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

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