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
1.128
2
CBR
1.023
3
KCM
.985
4
KCM
.889
5
SL3
.888
6
IAB
.867
7
SL3
.849
8
KCM
.844
9
SL3
.843
10
IAB
.834


Advanced Pitching


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
425.2
1.16
16.8%
6.7%
2.50
2
NAL
308.2
1.32
12.8%
8.6%
1.49
3
NAL
197.0
1.31
9.7%
10.1%
0.96
4
NAL
190.0
1.36
11.6%
9.1%
1.27
5
NAL
183.1
1.29
12.3%
5.3%
2.32
6
NAL
163.0
1.77
10.8%
11.1%
0.98
7
NAL
75.2
1.64
12.7%
8.4%
1.52
7
1
1543.1
1.34
13.0%
8.3%
1.58



Players
# Team Role
1
KCM
RP
111.1
0.97
19.4%
4.8%
4.05
2
CBR
SP
92.0
1.34
10.7%
12.5%
0.86
3
KCM
RP
90.2
1.00
17.5%
5.3%
3.32
4
CAG
RP
89.0
1.25
12.2%
6.8%
1.80
5
KCM
RP
85.0
1.11
17.2%
6.4%
2.68
6
CBR
SP
66.1
1.07
7.5%
6.4%
1.18
7
SL3
SP
62.2
1.36
12.5%
7.0%
1.79
8
MRS
RP
60.1
1.01
17.6%
3.8%
4.67
9
CAG
SP
51.2
1.43
11.1%
9.7%
1.14
10
SL3
SP
49.0
1.20
12.4%
8.4%
1.47
11
CAG
RP
48.1
1.47
9.4%
9.4%
1.00
12
IAB
RP
48.0
1.52
7.5%
7.0%
1.07
13
CAG
RP
41.2
1.30
24.7%
11.8%
2.10
14
KCM
RP
41.2
1.42
11.5%
9.3%
1.24
15
CAG
RP
38.2
1.19
13.8%
3.8%
3.67
16
SL3
SP
38.0
1.58
8.1%
10.5%
0.78
17
MRS
SP
33.0
1.06
12.2%
3.1%
4.00
18
IAB
SP
33.0
1.70
7.8%
10.5%
0.75
19
IAB
SP
29.0
1.24
16.3%
12.2%
1.33
20
MRS
SP
28.1
1.24
9.3%
7.6%
1.22
21
KCM
RP
25.1
1.78
14.0%
9.9%
1.42
22
KCM
RP
25.0
1.36
16.8%
10.3%
1.64
23
MRS
SP
23.0
1.22
6.3%
3.2%
2.00
24
KCM
RP
22.2
1.72
11.3%
10.4%
1.09
25
IAB
SP
22.0
1.68
16.2%
15.2%
1.06
26
TC
SP
21.2
1.15
22.7%
5.7%
4.00
27
SL3
SP
18.2
1.23
15.2%
15.2%
1.00
28
MRS
SP
18.1
1.85
10.2%
8.0%
1.29
29
KCM
RP
17.2
0.85
23.9%
3.0%
8.00
30
SL3
RP
15.0
1.27
14.3%
7.9%
1.80
31
CAG
RP
14.2
1.57
9.1%
13.6%
0.67
32
TC
RP
14.1
2.09
6.9%
12.5%
0.56
33
TC
SP
14.1
1.47
9.5%
7.9%
1.20
34
SP
14.0
2.07
9.9%
9.9%
1.00
35
CAG
SP
14.0
1.29
5.1%
13.6%
0.38
36
TC
SP
13.1
1.80
12.5%
6.3%
2.00
37
TC
RP
12.0
2.00
8.5%
10.2%
0.83
38
CBR
RP
11.0
1.00
11.6%
9.3%
1.25
39
CBR
SP
9.0
1.44
10.3%
7.7%
1.33
40
IAB
SP
8.1
2.40
11.4%
11.4%
1.00
41
IAB
SP
8.1
1.80
12.5%
5.0%
2.50
42
CAG
RP
7.1
0.95
10.7%
3.6%
3.00
43
IAB
RP
6.1
3.32
9.5%
14.3%
0.67
44
MRS
SP
6.1
2.37
9.1%
3.0%
3.00
45
CBR
RP
6.0
1.50
11.5%
11.5%
1.00
46
CBR
RP
6.0
0.67
14.3%
4.8%
3.00
47
SL3
RP
5.2
1.06
4.3%
8.7%
0.50
48
CBR
RP
5.1
2.44
13.8%
17.2%
0.80
49
KCM
SP
4.0
1.25
11.8%
11.8%
1.00
50
CAG
RP
3.1
0.90
0.0%
7.7%
0.00
51
IAB
RP
3.1
4.80
3.8%
23.1%
0.17
52
MRS
SP
3.0
3.33
21.1%
15.8%
1.33
53
KCM
RP
2.0
1.00
25.0%
0.0%
54
IAB
RP
1.2
2.40
11.1%
33.3%
0.33
55
SL3
RP
1.0
6.00
0.0%
20.0%
0.00
56
CBR
SP
0.2
10.50
0.0%
11.1%
0.00
57
CBR
SP
0.2
10.50
0.0%
11.1%
0.00
58
KCM
RP
0.1
6.00
0.0%
33.3%
0.00
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = 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