1939 Homestead Grays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Homestead Grays


42 - 21 - 1


36 - 19 - 1 in the Negro National League II

1918 / 1940 (Team History)

Managed by:
Vic Harris (42-21-1)

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Roy
Partlow

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
127
1st ERA+
136
1st
OPS
.842
1st ERA
3.56
1st
BA
.298
1st BA
OBP
.369
1st K/BB
1.45
2nd
SLG
.473
1st K%
11.4%
1st
BB%
10.0%
2nd BB%
7.9%
5th
K%
HR%
ISO
.175
1st WHIP
1.30
1st

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
• 3 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Fielding Breakdown by Position
C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
28
2B
32
1
29
CF
17
C
1
31
CF
1
7
4
8
CF
2
6
32
-
25
SP
2
29
C
4
27
C
27
1
34
LF
2
30
29
SS
33
31
1B
30
26
C
2
27
LF
5
1
4
5
27
SP
1
7
31
SP
6
29
3B
31
RF
1
30
C
2
28
SP
10
25
RP
1
24
RF
1
1
23
34
3B
4
33
RF
1
3
24
36
34
32
36
33
40
32
35
39

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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, 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