1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


Negro American League


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
KCM
0.97
2
KCM
1.00
3
MRS
1.01
4
MRS
1.06
5
CBR
1.07
6
KCM
1.11
7
TC
1.15
8
CAG
1.19
9
SL3
1.20
10
MRS
1.22


Batting


Bats:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
9
338
293
47
83
13
4
3
35
7
38
7
.283
.366
.386
.751
118
2
NAL
20
715
635
102
179
31
11
7
88
16
66
14
.282
.350
.398
.748
114
3
NAL
23
848
722
118
176
29
10
9
103
28
102
24
.244
.337
.349
.686
100
4
NAL
23
851
753
108
202
30
10
1
93
22
73
25
.268
.333
.339
.672
97
5
NAL
49
1800
1627
253
423
68
23
18
213
58
126
47
.260
.313
.363
.676
95
6
NAL
35
1282
1147
138
275
35
15
9
117
35
106
29
.240
.304
.320
.624
87
7
NAL
22
756
669
61
149
26
6
2
49
20
62
25
.223
.289
.288
.577
70
7
1
185
6590
5846
827
1487
232
79
49
698
186
573
171
.254
.321
.346
.667
95



Players
# Team Pos
1
IAB
1B
15
66
53
11
23
5
2
0
7
2
10
3
.434
.524
.604
1.128
221
2
CBR
C
23
91
84
11
33
3
5
1
21
2
7
0
.393
.440
.583
1.023
199
3
KCM
LF
44
183
174
37
64
15
7
3
42
8
9
0
.368
.399
.586
.985
184
4
TC
2B
9
37
31
11
10
2
1
1
8
2
5
1
.323
.417
.548
.965
178
5
TC
C
9
38
33
6
12
3
1
0
4
1
4
1
.364
.432
.515
.948
174
6
SL3
LF
22
99
86
25
30
5
2
0
12
10
13
0
.349
.434
.453
.888
158
7
KCM
CF
49
205
185
42
61
9
1
7
39
12
17
3
.330
.386
.503
.889
156
8
IAB
C
16
63
53
8
19
2
1
0
6
0
7
3
.358
.433
.434
.867
148
9
TC
RF
7
29
24
4
7
4
0
0
6
1
4
1
.292
.393
.458
.851
146
10
CAG
CF
29
135
115
15
34
4
2
3
12
4
16
4
.296
.382
.443
.825
146
11
SL3
CF
21
89
75
19
22
5
1
2
12
6
10
4
.293
.376
.467
.843
145
12
KCM
SS
46
186
159
33
50
8
2
3
29
14
22
5
.314
.398
.447
.844
144
13
IAB
2B
16
63
53
7
17
2
0
1
7
4
9
1
.321
.419
.415
.834
138
14
RF
22
86
82
12
25
6
3
1
11
1
3
1
.305
.329
.488
.817
134
15
CAG
1B
28
115
97
16
26
7
1
1
17
8
17
1
.268
.377
.392
.769
130
16
SL3
2B
21
82
68
6
20
4
1
0
15
1
12
2
.294
.400
.382
.782
128
17
CBR
3B
22
94
85
16
24
3
4
0
13
7
7
2
.282
.337
.412
.749
119
18
MRS
2B
19
83
71
11
18
5
3
0
5
2
8
4
.254
.329
.408
.738
116
19
TC
SS
9
29
28
3
9
0
1
0
4
0
1
0
.321
.345
.393
.738
113
20
CAG
RF
33
119
100
15
26
4
0
1
8
3
17
2
.260
.368
.330
.698
109
21
CBR
SS
19
84
79
12
24
5
0
0
9
4
5
0
.304
.345
.367
.712
109
22
MRS
CF
19
76
69
9
19
5
1
0
11
4
6
1
.275
.333
.377
.710
108
23
CBR
2B
23
88
74
11
22
3
0
0
11
1
8
6
.297
.366
.338
.704
107
24
IAB
LF
17
68
63
10
14
3
3
2
12
0
4
1
.222
.269
.460
.729
106
25
KCM
3B
43
173
158
33
46
8
2
1
19
3
7
8
.291
.321
.386
.707
104
26
CAG
3B
34
148
135
21
35
6
3
1
15
1
9
4
.259
.306
.370
.676
101
27
SL3
1B
21
86
74
10
16
3
1
2
15
0
10
2
.216
.310
.365
.674
96
28
CAG
LF
35
129
120
12
34
2
1
0
11
7
6
3
.283
.317
.317
.634
90
29
CBR
RF
19
75
63
14
16
2
0
0
7
0
10
2
.254
.356
.286
.642
89
30
MRS
RF
21
84
76
6
20
2
1
0
6
5
7
1
.263
.325
.316
.641
88
31
TC
LF
9
41
34
4
8
0
1
0
2
1
6
1
.235
.350
.294
.644
87
32
KCM
RF
47
209
185
29
46
6
2
1
9
10
19
5
.249
.319
.319
.638
85
33
CBR
1B
21
81
71
10
19
3
0
0
7
1
5
5
.268
.316
.310
.626
84
34
CBR
CF
21
89
78
18
18
3
1
0
4
2
10
1
.231
.318
.295
.613
80
35
CAG
2B
27
109
96
12
23
1
1
0
8
3
9
4
.240
.305
.271
.576
72
36
SL3
RF
23
98
84
11
16
2
1
1
8
3
12
2
.190
.292
.274
.565
65
37
MRS
C
21
78
69
3
17
2
0
0
7
1
3
6
.246
.278
.275
.553
62
38
MRS
1B
22
85
72
7
13
3
1
0
4
1
11
2
.181
.289
.250
.539
59
39
MRS
3B
21
73
66
2
14
4
0
0
5
1
5
2
.212
.268
.273
.540
59
40
IAB
SS
19
75
69
7
14
2
2
0
7
2
5
1
.203
.257
.290
.547
56
41
KCM
1B
46
173
155
19
28
5
4
1
22
3
14
4
.181
.249
.284
.532
54
42
KCM
2B
47
186
167
19
37
5
0
0
19
1
11
8
.222
.270
.251
.521
51
43
CAG
C
30
113
104
12
21
3
1
0
13
1
7
2
.202
.252
.250
.502
50
44
SL3
3B
23
90
71
8
12
0
1
0
4
0
13
6
.169
.298
.197
.495
45
45
TC
CF
8
34
30
3
5
0
0
0
1
0
4
0
.167
.265
.167
.431
26
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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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