1948 Kansas City Monarchs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1948 Kansas City Monarchs


63 - 32 - 2


61 - 30 - 2 in the Negro American League

1920 / 1949 (Team History)

Managed by:
Buck O'Neil (63-32-2)

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Jim
LaMarque

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
106
2nd ERA+
118
2nd
OPS
.778
2nd ERA
3.80
2nd
BA
.287
2nd BA
.254
1st
OBP
.359
2nd K/BB
1.74
1st
SLG
.418
2nd K%
16.4%
1st
BB%
9.3%
1st BB%
9.4%
4th
K%
HR%
0.5%
1st
ISO
.131
1st WHIP
1.41
1st

Notes:


• First Half Champions of the Negro American League
• Home Ballpark: Blues Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
• 2 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Fielding
Glossary
Catcher
`
Lg Lg
25
41
41
347.2
275
35
10
3
6
35
.969
.964
8.02
6.93
3.0
8.7
3.9
-0.8
4
3
31.0
26
2
2
0
0
8
.933
.964
8.13
6.93
0.7
22.5
-0.1
0.8
2
45
44
378.2
301
37
12
3
6
43
.966
.964
8.03
6.93
3.7
9.8
3.7
0.0


Glossary
First Base
`
Lg Lg
23
23
184.0
195
9
6
13
.971
.975
9.98
9.98
0.8
4.1
0.8
36
22
20
180.2
193
11
1
11
.995
.975
10.16
9.98
2.1
11.7
2.1
18
1
1
9.0
15
0
0
0
1.000
.975
15.00
9.98
0.0
-2.5
0.0
29
1
1
7.0
6
0
1
1
.857
.975
7.71
9.98
-0.2
-33.5
-0.2
4
47
45
380.2
409
20
8
25
.982
.975
10.14
9.98
2.6
6.9
2.6


Glossary
Second Base
`
Lg Lg
18
42
41
352.2
98
105
12
18
.944
.939
5.18
5.71
-4.4
-12.5
-4.4
22
2
2
13.0
5
6
0
1
1.000
.939
7.62
5.71
1.1
87.4
1.1
23
1
0
4.0
1
1
0
0
1.000
.939
4.50
5.71
-0.2
-41.6
-0.2
1
1
9.0
2
2
0
0
1.000
.939
4.00
5.71
-0.5
-58.6
-0.5
4
46
44
378.2
106
114
12
19
.948
.939
5.23
5.71
-4.0
-10.5
-4.0


Glossary
Third Base
`
Lg Lg
35
43
43
369.2
36
84
9
6
.930
.936
2.92
2.92
6.6
18.0
6.6
22
1
1
9.0
1
1
1
0
.667
.936
2.00
2.92
-0.5
-52.8
-0.5
2
44
44
378.2
37
85
10
6
.924
.936
2.90
2.92
6.2
16.3
6.2


Glossary
Shortstop
`
Lg Lg
23
43
43
364.2
88
113
18
15
.918
.916
4.96
5.18
-3.1
-8.6
-3.1
22
2
1
14.0
4
7
2
2
.846
.916
7.07
5.18
1.5
107.3
1.5
2
45
44
378.2
92
120
20
17
.914
.916
5.04
5.18
-1.6
-4.3
-1.6


Glossary
Left Field
`
Lg Lg
19
18
18
154.0
20
0
2
0
.909
.934
1.17
1.48
-0.3
-2.2
0.5
-0.9
34
15
15
129.0
18
0
1
0
.947
.934
1.26
1.48
0.5
3.7
1.2
-0.7
22
9
9
77.2
15
2
0
1
1.000
.934
1.97
1.48
4.1
52.6
3.3
0.8
1
0
1.0
0
0
0
0
.934
0.00
1.48
-0.1
-81.4
-0.1
0.0
18
1
1
8.0
2
0
1
0
.667
.934
2.25
1.48
0.6
71.1
0.6
0.0
5
44
43
369.2
55
2
4
1
.934
.934
1.39
1.48
4.7
12.8
5.6
-0.8


Glossary
Center Field
`
Lg Lg
33
44
44
377.2
66
7
8
3
.901
.938
1.74
2.22
-1.7
-4.4
-3.9
2.3
27
1
0
1.0
0
0
0
0
.938
0.00
2.22
-0.1
-122.7
-0.1
0.0
22
1
0
7.0
0
0
0
0
.938
0.00
2.22
-0.9
-122.7
-0.8
0.0
3
46
44
385.2
66
7
8
3
.901
.938
1.70
2.22
-2.7
-6.9
-4.9
2.2


Glossary
Right Field
`
Lg Lg
22
30
30
251.0
35
3
3
0
.927
.943
1.36
1.59
0.1
0.4
0.7
-0.6
34
13
13
111.2
17
0
0
0
1.000
.943
1.37
1.59
0.1
0.7
1.2
-1.1
2
1
16.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.943
1.69
1.59
0.4
22.2
0.5
-0.2
24
1
1
5.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.943
1.80
1.59
0.1
29.8
0.2
0.0
41
1
0
4.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.943
4.50
1.59
0.9
212.8
0.9
0.0
5
47
45
387.2
58
3
3
0
.953
.943
1.42
1.59
1.5
3.9
3.4
-1.9


Glossary
Pitcher
`
Lg Lg
27
15
12
112.0
5
36
1
2
.976
.923
3.29
2.30
23
11
7
56.1
1
12
4
0
.765
.923
2.08
2.30
41
11
7
63.2
1
12
0
0
1.000
.923
1.84
2.30
25
9
3
38.0
0
7
1
0
.875
.923
1.66
2.30
29
8
7
55.2
1
14
3
2
.833
.923
2.43
2.30
20
7
5
39.0
2
9
1
1
.917
.923
2.54
2.30
2
2
12.1
0
6
0
0
1.000
.923
4.38
2.30
17
1
1
1.2
0
0
0
0
.923
0.00
2.30
8
64
44
378.2
10
96
10
5
.914
.923
2.52
2.30


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
`
34
4
29
4
36
2
23
1
27
1
41
1
22
1
7
14


Glossary
Pinch Runner
`
25
2
1
2



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