1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


Negro National League II


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Henry
McHenry

Leaders

Slugging %

# Player Team SLG
1
HG
.824
2
HG
.780
3
NE
.588
4
NE
.561
5
BEG
.528
6
HG
.515
7
PS
.505
8
BEG
.500
9
NBY
.483
10
HG
.483

K/BB

# Player Team SO/BB
1
BEG
4.00
2
NYC
2.25
3
BEG/TC
2.17
4
TC
2.14
5
HG/PS
2.12
6
NBY
2.08
7
HG
1.93
8
PS
1.86
9
HG
1.80
10
BEG
1.71


Fielding



Teams
# Team Lg Lg Lg
1
NN2
516
2
NN2
324
3
NN2
317
4
NN2
316
5
NN2
274
6
NN2
174
7
NN2
67
7
1
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Players
# Team Pos Lg Lg
1
PS
CF
50
2
PS
SS
47
3
1B
37
4
HG
SS
33
5
HG
2B
32
6
PS
2B
32
7
HG
3B
31
8
HG
LF
30
9
HG
1B
30
10
PS
LF
30
11
NE
SS
30
12
NE
2B
28
13
PS
RF
28
14
NE
1B
28
15
PS
3B
28
16
HG
C
27
17
NBY
SS
27
18
PS
1B
24
19
NE
RF
24
20
NBY
RF
24
21
NBY
2B
23
22
BEG
2B
23
23
NBY
1B
23
24
HG
RF
23
25
NBY
C
22
26
NE
LF
22
27
NE
C
21
28
BEG
CF
20
29
PS
P
20
30
PS
C
20
31
NE/PS
C
19
32
NBY
LF
18
33
PS
RF
18
34
C
18
35
C
18
36
HG
CF
17
37
NBY
CF
17
38
NE
3B
17
39
CF
16
40
NYC
RF
16
41
PS
LF
16
42
PS
P
16
43
NE
CF
16
44
BEG
LF
15
45
NBY
3B
15
46
BEG
RF
15
47
BEG
C
14
48
NYC
C
14
49
NYC
CF
13
50
PS
3B
13
51
BEG
3B
13
52
PS
P
13
53
NE
P
12
54
PS
P
12
55
NBY
P
12
56
NBY
LF
11
57
BEG
P
11
58
PS
P
11
59
BEG
3B
11
60
BEG
SS
11
61
BEG
SS
11
62
NBY
2B
10
63
NBY
3B
10
64
NYC
3B
10
65
NYC
1B
10
66
NE
LF
10
67
NYC
P
10
68
NYC
SS
10
69
NYC
LF
10
70
HG
P
10
71
HG/PS
P
10
72
PS
3B
9
73
BEG
RF
9
74
NBY
P
9
75
BEG
1B
9
76
HG/TC
RF
9
77
NBY
P
8
78
HG
P
8
79
NBY
P
8
80
P
8
81
PS
P
8
82
NYC
2B
8
83
NBY
CF
7
84
HG
CF
7
85
BEG
SS
7
86
TC
1B
7
87
TC
C
7
88
PS
2B
7
89
PS
2B
7
90
PS
C
7
91
NE
P
7
92
NE
CF
7
93
BEG
LF
7
94
HG
P
7
95
NYC
P
7
96
BEG
CF
7
97
NBY
3B
6
98
TC
SS
6
99
HG
CF
6
100
PS
LF
6
101
BEG
P
6
102
BEG
P
6
103
PS/TC
2B
6
104
HG
P
6
105
NYC
SS
6
106
NBY
C
6
107
PS
1B
6
108
BEG
P
5
109
NYC
1B
5
110
NYC
3B
5
111
NBY
LF
5
112
NE
P
5
113
NBY
RF
5
114
NBY
SS
5
115
PS
C
5
116
PS
3B
5
117
P
5
118
NE
P
5
119
NYC
LF
5
120
HG
LF
5
121
HG
P
5
122
NE
3B
5
123
NYC
P
5
124
NE
3B
5
125
NE
3B
5
126
NYC
P
5
127
NYC
2B
5
128
NYC
CF
5
129
NBY
P
5
130
NE
RF
5
131
NBY
CF
4
132
HG
RF
4
133
NE
P
4
134
LF
4
135
NE
P
4
136
NYC
C
4
137
HG
C
4
138
TC
P
4
139
TC
3B
4
140
PS
P
4
141
HG
RF
4
142
BEG
2B
4
143
BEG
3B
4
144
HG
3B
4
145
NBY
3B
3
146
PS
P
3
147
TC
CF
3
148
NE
CF
3
149
TC
LF
3
150
NYC
2B
3
151
BEG
P
3
152
NE
1B
3
153
NYC
1B
3
154
PS
RF
3
155
BEG
P
3
156
P
3
157
TC
3B
3
158
BEG
LF
3
159
NYC
SS
2
160
NBY
RF
2
161
BEG
C
2
162
NBY
3B
2
163
NBY
C
2
164
NE
LF
2
165
NBY
1B
2
166
PS
LF
2
167
NBY
P
2
168
NBY
RF
2
169
HG
LF
2
170
NE
RF
2
171
PS
SS
2
172
NYC
P
2
173
HG
P
2
174
NE
P
2
175
HG
1B
2
176
TC
CF
2
177
TC
CF
2
178
NE
1B
2
179
NE
2B
2
180
NYC
2B
2
181
HG
C
2
182
NYC
LF
2
183
NYC
RF
2
184
NE
1B
2
185
NYC
3B
2
186
NBY
2B
2
187
NBY
P
2
188
NE
SS
2
189
TC
CF
2
190
TC
LF
2
191
HG
C
2
192
BEG
P
2
193
PS
2B
2
194
NE/TC
P
2
195
BEG
LF
1
196
BEG
RF
1
197
NYC
2B
1
198
HG
3B
1
199
NBY
RF
1
200
HG
1B
1
201
HG
C
1
202
BEG
RF
1
203
BEG
RF
1
204
NBY
3B
1
205
NBY
RF
1
206
TC
LF
1
207
PS
CF
1
208
TC
2B
1
209
PS
1B
1
210
NE
CF
1
211
NYC
LF
1
212
BEG
RF
1
213
HG
1B
1
214
NE
3B
1
215
NE
RF
1
216
TC
SS
1
217
BEG
RF
1
218
BEG
C
1
219
NE
2B
1
220
TC
P
1
221
NE
3B
1
222
NBY
LF
1
223
PS
LF
1
224
TC
2B
1
225
BEG
3B
1
226
HG
CF
1
227
NBY
C
1
228
PS
CF
1
229
HG
LF
1
230
NE
2B
1
231
NE
SS
1
232
TC
LF
1
233
NE
SS
1
234
BEG
SS
1
235
BEG
SS
1
236
NBY
1B
1
237
BEG
1B
1
238
TC
RF
1
239
NE
2B
1
240
NE
LF
1
241
NE
RF
1
242
TC
P
1
243
HG
RF
1
244
NYC
3B
1
245
BEG
2B
1
246
PS
RF
1
247
HG
CF
1
248
HG
LF
1
249
PS
2B
1
250
HG
LF
1
251
BEG
LF
1
252
NBY
C
1
253
NE
P
1
254
PS
RF
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