1948 Kansas City Monarchs - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1948 Kansas City Monarchs


62 - 32 - 2


60 - 30 - 2 in the Negro American League

1920 / 1949 (Team History)

Managed by:
Buck O'Neil (62-32-2)

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


Roster
Pos Uni Bats Throws
23
SS
187
26
6'1"
170
R
R
6/15/1925 (Davenport, IA)
12/1/1999 (Davenport, IA)
33
CF
189
23
5'11"
200
R
R
6/26/1915 (Shreveport, LA)
8/4/1996 (Houston, TX)
23
SP
23
56.0
21
5'8"
168
L
L
1/7/1925 (Kansas City, KS)
2/9/1998 (Detroit, MI)
1B
115
24
5'11"
175
R
R
24
RF
2
5'10"
143
7/30/1923 (Webster Groves, MO)
5/24/1996 (St. Louis, MO)
19
LF
75
32
6'2"
196
R
R
2/23/1929 (St. Louis, MO)
12/14/1980 (New York, NY)
17
SP
1.2
5/14/1931 (Kansas City, MO)
12/9/1975 (St. Louis, MO)
25
RP
13
38.0
38
6'4"
200
R
R
12/27/1922 (Stone Mountain, GA)
11/28/2004 (Kansas City, MO)
SP
7
12.1
26
SP
53
112.0
34
6'2"
180
L
L
7/29/1921 (Potosi, MO)
1/15/2000 (North Kansas City, MO)
36
1B
91
33
5'10"
190
R
R
11/13/1911 (Carrabelle, FL)
10/6/2006 (Kansas City, MO)
20
SP
16
39.1
27
5'10"
170
L
L
1/26/1928 (San Diego, CA)
8/1/1997 (San Diego, CA)
18
2B
184
22
5'8"
165
R
R
8/16/1929 (Pineland, TX)
11/14/1969 (Oakland, CA)
34
LF
123
25
5'10"
165
L
L
8/28/1913 (Magnolia, AR)
3/7/1967 (Los Angeles, CA)
29
SP
27
55.2
35
6'1"
198
B
R
1/19/1919 (Phoenix, AR)
2/26/1983 (Phoenix, AR)
41
SP
30
63.2
31
6'2"
180
R
R
2/27/1907 (Giddings, TX)
11/18/1983 (Kansas City, MO)
35
3B
197
42
5'9"
150
B
R
2/5/1913 (West Monroe, LA)
7/12/1978 (Los Angeles, CA)
25
C
158
28
6'0"
161
R
R
7/22/1922 (Carrier Mills, IL)
12/21/1996 (San Antonio, TX)
22
RF
192
37
5'9"
174
L
R
12/8/1925 (Oklahoma City, OK)
9/30/1969 (Fresno, CA)

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James