1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


Negro American League


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Smoky
Owens

Leaders

OPS+

# Player Team OPS+
1
IAB
228
2
CBR
200
3
KCM
173
4
SL3
157
5
IAB
153
6
CAG
147
7
KCM
147
8
SL3
146
9
IAB
143
10
SL3
143

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


Standings
Glossary

Negro American League

vs NAL vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
42
22
0
.656
-
42
25
0
.627
5.6
4.0
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
2
38
34
0
.528
8.0
39
36
0
.520
5.2
4.9
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
3
20
21
0
.488
10.5
20
21
0
.488
4.7
5.1
Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
4
15
17
1
.469
11.0
15
20
1
.429
5.8
6.1
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO)
5
8
11
1
.421
11.5
8
11
1
.421
4.6
6.1
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
6
6
10
0
.375
12.0
7
19
0
.269
4.8
7.5
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
7
15
29
0
.341
17.0
16
29
0
.356
3.6
4.9
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
* = League Champion      1 = First Half Champion      2 = Second Half Champion      


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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