1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


Negro American League


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders

OPS+

# Player Team OPS+
1
IAB
221
2
CBR
199
3
KCM
184
4
SL3
158
5
KCM
156
6
IAB
148
7
SL3
147
8
CAG
146
9
SL3
145
10
KCM
144

ERA

# Player Team ERA
1
IAB
1.86
2
KCM
1.99
3
CBR
2.04
4
KCM
2.43
5
TC
2.49
6
CAG
2.56
7
KCM
2.75
8
CAG
2.81
9
SL3
2.94
10
MRS
3.13


Fielding



Teams
# Team Lg Lg Lg
1
NAL
503
2
NAL
364
3
NAL
232
4
NAL
228
5
NAL
214
6
NAL
189
7
NAL
90
7
1
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Players
# Team Pos Lg Lg
1
KCM
CF
49
2
KCM
RF
45
3
KCM
1B
44
4
KCM
LF
43
5
KCM
2B
42
6
KCM
SS
40
7
KCM
3B
37
8
CAG
3B
33
9
KCM
C
32
10
CAG
C
30
11
CAG
CF
29
12
CAG
2B
26
13
CAG
1B
26
14
CAG
SS
25
15
CBR
2B
23
16
SL3
3B
23
17
SL3
RF
22
18
MRS
1B
22
19
SL3
CF
21
20
CBR
1B
21
21
SL3
1B
21
22
CBR
3B
21
23
MRS
C
20
24
MRS
SS
20
25
CAG
RF
20
26
RF
20
27
SL3
2B
20
28
CAG
LF
20
29
KCM
P
20
30
CBR
CF
19
31
KCM
P
19
32
IAB
SS
18
33
SL3
SS
16
34
KCM
C
16
35
CBR
C
16
36
SL3
LF
16
37
KCM
P
15
38
IAB
1B
15
39
MRS
3B
14
40
IAB
C
14
41
CAG
P
14
42
MRS
RF
14
43
IAB
3B
14
44
IAB
2B
14
45
MRS
CF
14
46
IAB
LF
13
47
CBR
P
13
48
CAG
P
13
49
CAG
LF
13
50
SL3
1B
13
51
KCM
3B
13
52
CBR
SS
12
53
MRS
2B
11
54
IAB
LF
11
55
CBR
RF
10
56
KCM
P
10
57
CBR
P
10
58
MRS
P
10
59
CAG
P
9
60
CAG
SS
9
61
CAG
P
9
62
MRS
RF
9
63
SL3
P
9
64
CAG
P
9
65
CBR
C
8
66
MRS
3B
8
67
TC
2B
8
68
MRS
CF
8
69
IAB
P
8
70
TC
C
8
71
KCM
C
8
72
KCM
P
8
73
CBR
LF
8
74
KCM
2B
7
75
CAG
1B
7
76
CBR
LF
7
77
SS
7
78
MRS
LF
7
79
KCM
P
7
80
CBR
SS
7
81
SL3
P
7
82
SL3
C
7
83
KCM
SS
7
84
TC
RF
7
85
TC
CF
6
86
SL3
P
6
87
TC
1B
6
88
TC
LF
6
89
CBR
RF
6
90
IAB
C
6
91
MRS
2B
5
92
CAG
LF
5
93
CAG
C
5
94
TC
SS
5
95
KCM
P
5
96
IAB
P
5
97
TC
SS
5
98
IAB
LF
5
99
MRS
LF
5
100
CAG
CF
5
101
KCM
1B
5
102
SL3
C
5
103
SL3
LF
5
104
MRS
P
4
105
SL3
P
4
106
CBR
LF
4
107
MRS
P
4
108
IAB
P
4
109
IAB
CF
4
110
MRS
SS
4
111
SL3
RF
4
112
TC
3B
4
113
CAG
P
4
114
CAG
RF
3
115
P
3
116
CBR
CF
3
117
CBR
RF
3
118
KCM
P
3
119
TC
CF
3
120
MRS
RF
3
121
SL3
P
3
122
SL3
SS
3
123
CAG
P
3
124
TC
1B
3
125
TC
P
3
126
TC
3B
3
127
MRS
P
3
128
TC
1B
3
129
TC
P
3
130
KCM
LF
3
131
CAG
2B
3
132
MRS
LF
3
133
KCM
LF
3
134
CBR
1B
3
135
CBR
P
3
136
MRS
P
3
137
CAG
P
3
138
IAB
P
3
139
CBR
LF
3
140
CAG
RF
3
141
CAG
2B
3
142
IAB
2B
3
143
SL3
SS
3
144
TC
P
3
145
KCM
SS
2
146
IAB
RF
2
147
TC
LF
2
148
CAG
2B
2
149
CBR
P
2
150
KCM
3B
2
151
IAB
3B
2
152
TC
P
2
153
IAB
CF
2
154
SL3
2B
2
155
CAG
CF
2
156
CAG
1B
2
157
KCM
RF
2
158
IAB
LF
2
159
IAB
P
2
160
TC
3B
2
161
CAG
P
2
162
CBR
P
2
163
IAB
P
2
164
MRS
2B
2
165
IAB
3B
2
166
TC
P
2
167
CBR
3B
2
168
IAB
2B
2
169
KCM
2B
2
170
MRS
C
2
171
MRS
RF
2
172
CAG
RF
2
173
CAG
CF
2
174
MRS
2B
2
175
CBR
CF
2
176
IAB
P
2
177
KCM
RF
2
178
KCM
3B
2
179
CBR
LF
2
180
CBR
RF
2
181
CBR
RF
2
182
KCM
LF
2
183
CAG
SS
2
184
SL3
CF
2
185
KCM
LF
1
186
IAB
P
1
187
CBR
P
1
188
SL3
P
1
189
MRS
CF
1
190
MRS
RF
1
191
KCM
P
1
192
IAB
1B
1
193
SL3
1B
1
194
SL3
3B
1
195
SL3
LF
1
196
MRS
LF
1
197
KCM
SS
1
198
MRS
3B
1
199
MRS
LF
1
200
CBR
LF
1
201
CAG
LF
1
202
TC
RF
1
203
TC
RF
1
204
TC
LF
1
205
CBR
CF
1
206
IAB
3B
1
207
IAB
C
1
208
IAB
1B
1
209
CBR
P
1
210
SL3
P
1
211
IAB
1B
1
212
IAB
CF
1
213
CBR
P
1
214
CBR
P
1
215
SL3
LF
1
216
IAB
CF
1
217
KCM
1B
1
218
TC
2B
1
219
IAB
2B
1
220
CAG
SS
1
221
CAG
1B
1
222
CAG
2B
1
223
CAG
RF
1
224
CAG
SS
1
225
MRS
RF
1
226
KCM
P
1
227
MRS
3B
1
228
MRS
RF
1
229
IAB
3B
1
230
IAB
LF
1
231
TC
RF
1
232
SL3
LF
1
233
TC
3B
1
234
CBR
2B
1
235
CBR
C
1
236
CAG
SS
1
237
CAG
SS
1
238
MRS
2B
1
239
CBR
LF
1
240
SL3
SS
1
241
KCM
RF
1
242
SL3
LF
1
243
SL3
RF
1
244
KCM
CF
1
245
SL3
1B
1
246
CBR
LF
1
247
IAB
RF
1
248
CAG
SS
1
249
MRS
LF
1
250
CBR
LF
1
251
CBR
RF
1
252
CAG
C
1
253
CAG
1B
1
254
IAB
LF
1
255
IAB
P
1
256
SL3
SS
1
257
CAG
LF
1
258
MRS
RF
1
259
MRS
P
1
260
CAG
C
1
261
SL3
CF
1
262
SL3
LF
1
263
CAG
3B
1
264
KCM
P
1
265
SL3
C
1
266
CBR
RF
1
267
IAB
1B
1
268
IAB
LF
1
269
SL3
2B
1
270
MRS
P
1
271
CAG
3B
1
272
CAG
LF
1
* = 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