1940 Homestead Grays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Homestead Grays


42 - 20


34 - 19 in the Negro National League II

1918 / 1941 (Team History)

Managed by:
Vic Harris (42-20)

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
102
2nd ERA+
135
1st
OPS
.771
2nd ERA
3.69
1st
BA
.290
2nd BA
OBP
.365
2nd K/BB
1.35
2nd
SLG
.406
3rd K%
11.3%
4th
BB%
10.4%
1st BB%
8.3%
2nd
K%
HR%
ISO
.116
3rd WHIP
1.33
1st

Notes:


• Champions of the Negro National League II
• Home Ballpark: Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
• 4 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Fielding Breakdown by Position
C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
22
C
5
30
CF
41
44
C
4
32
SP
2
2
1
19
30
2B
50
2
RP
1
28
3B
3
28
4
8
9
1
29
SP
3
26
SP
5
17
RP
1
30
C
34
28
1B
1
SP
1
1
2
11
35
LF
1
1
41
RP
4
30
SS
49
25
RP
4
26
C
8
32
1B
49
23
C
5
RP
1
24
C
1
32
SP
1
32
LF
1
SP
1
2
29
SP
19
25
RF
48
44
3B
30
1
28
58
52
53
58
56
53
53
52
71

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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