1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


Negro American League


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders

Batting Average

# Player Team BA
1
IAB
.434
2
CBR
.393
3
KCM
.368
4
IAB
.358
5
SL3
.349
6
KCM
.330
7
SL3
.327
8
IAB
.321
9
KCM
.314
10
CAG/IAB
.305


Pitching


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
30
19
.612
90
49
19
1
4
425.2
182
137
376
118
295
15
2.90
126
2
NAL
15
8
.652
34
23
12
2
0
197.0
92
76
174
84
81
2
3.47
105
3
NAL
10
13
.435
31
23
16
1
0
190.0
114
87
183
75
95
9
4.12
96
4
NAL
13
22
.371
66
35
14
1
2
308.2
165
124
294
113
168
4
3.62
93
5
NAL
8
14
.364
28
22
15
1
0
183.1
115
90
195
41
95
4
4.42
90
6
NAL
4
5
.444
14
9
4
0
0
75.2
58
41
95
29
44
1
4.88
79
7
NAL
5
15
.250
30
20
12
0
0
163.0
149
113
203
86
84
11
6.24
69
7
1
85
96
.470
293
181
92
6
6
1543.1
875
668
1520
546
862
46
3.90
97



Players
# Team Role
1
IAB
SP
2
1
.667
4
3
3
0
0
29.0
12
6
21
15
20
2
1.86
230
2
KCM
RP
8
1
.889
19
8
5
0
1
90.2
28
20
72
19
63
3
1.99
184
3
CBR
SP
8
1
.889
10
8
5
1
0
66.1
18
15
54
17
20
1
2.04
180
4
TC
SP
2
0
1.000
3
3
2
0
0
21.2
10
6
20
5
20
0
2.49
155
5
TC
SP
1
2
.333
3
2
0
0
0
14.1
6
4
16
5
6
0
2.51
154
6
KCM
RP
6
5
.545
20
13
7
1
2
111.1
44
30
87
21
85
5
2.43
151
7
SL3
SP
4
1
.800
7
6
4
0
0
49.0
25
16
42
17
25
0
2.94
135
8
KCM
RP
7
4
.636
15
8
2
0
0
85.0
32
26
72
22
59
1
2.75
133
9
CAG
RP
2
3
.400
9
4
2
0
0
38.2
14
11
40
6
22
0
2.56
131
10
MRS
RP
6
1
.857
10
5
5
0
0
60.1
25
21
52
9
42
1
3.13
127
11
CAG
RP
2
2
.500
9
5
2
0
0
41.2
17
13
33
21
44
2
2.81
119
12
CBR
SP
5
2
.714
13
11
6
1
0
92.0
41
34
74
49
42
1
3.33
110
13
IAB
SP
0
3
.000
3
3
2
0
0
22.0
19
10
21
16
17
4
4.09
105
14
MRS
SP
0
3
.000
4
3
3
0
0
28.1
14
12
26
9
11
1
3.81
104
15
MRS
SP
1
3
.250
4
4
3
0
0
33.0
21
14
31
4
16
0
3.82
104
16
CAG
RP
1
3
.250
13
6
1
1
2
48.1
27
18
51
20
20
1
3.35
100
17
SL3
SP
3
6
.333
9
9
7
1
0
62.2
35
28
66
19
34
5
4.02
99
18
SL3
SP
1
3
.250
6
4
3
0
0
38.0
26
19
42
18
14
1
4.50
88
19
IAB
RP
2
4
.333
8
4
4
0
0
48.0
32
26
58
15
16
0
4.88
88
20
MRS
SP
1
2
.333
3
3
2
1
0
23.0
18
12
25
3
6
0
4.70
85
21
CAG
RP
4
8
.333
14
9
3
0
0
89.0
52
41
86
25
45
0
4.15
81
22
CAG
SP
2
5
.286
9
7
4
0
0
51.2
33
26
52
22
25
1
4.53
74
23
IAB
SP
1
4
.200
5
4
3
0
0
33.0
31
22
40
16
12
1
6.00
71
24
TC
RP
1
1
.500
3
1
1
0
0
14.1
15
9
21
9
5
0
5.65
68
25
TC
RP
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
12.0
10
10
18
6
5
0
7.50
51
26
TC
SP
0
2
.000
2
2
1
0
0
13.1
17
12
20
4
8
1
8.10
48
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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