1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


Mexican League


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Cool Papa
Bell

Top Pitcher


Willie
Jefferson

Leaders

Batting Average

# Player Team BA
1
ULT/VEZ
.437
2
ROM
.364
3
VEZ
.364
4
VEZ
.362
5
ROM/SRC
.360
6
JNL
.354
7
ROM
.349
8
VEZ
.346
9
VEZ
.345
10
ULT
.344


Advanced Pitching


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Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
MEX
884.1
1.47
9.6%
8.9%
1.08
2
MEX
833.0
1.44
11.2%
8.7%
1.28
3
MEX
828.1
1.49
14.5%
11.5%
1.26
4
MEX
748.2
1.54
12.7%
9.5%
1.33
5
MEX
740.0
1.54
13.5%
8.9%
1.52
6
MEX
651.0
1.88
9.9%
9.4%
1.05
7
MEX
225.1
1.33
11.4%
9.1%
1.25
7
1
4910.2
1.54
11.8%
9.5%
1.25



Players
# Team Role
1
JNL
SP
296.0
1.33
18.4%
9.9%
1.86
2
CBM
SP
271.1
1.20
9.1%
7.0%
1.29
3
VEZ
RP
233.2
1.35
14.4%
8.0%
1.80
4
ULT
RP
232.1
1.41
12.5%
5.7%
2.21
5
ROM
SP
228.2
1.26
10.6%
4.9%
2.15
6
ROM
SP
219.0
1.28
12.1%
9.6%
1.26
7
MULT
RP
180.0
1.58
16.8%
13.5%
1.25
8
VEZ
SP
175.0
1.49
14.6%
7.3%
2.02
9
SP
161.1
1.32
11.1%
7.9%
1.41
10
JNL
SP
150.1
1.67
9.0%
12.8%
0.70
11
ULT
SP
142.1
1.52
13.2%
10.5%
1.26
12
SP
128.1
1.56
10.8%
11.1%
0.97
13
SRC
RP
125.0
1.86
11.2%
13.2%
0.85
14
TPC
SP
121.1
1.16
11.9%
5.9%
2.03
15
CBM
RP
115.2
1.63
8.4%
10.7%
0.79
16
VEZ
SP
109.1
1.41
13.7%
10.1%
1.35
17
RP
108.0
1.56
15.9%
13.4%
1.18
18
ROM
RP
107.0
1.74
9.8%
7.6%
1.29
19
SRC
RP
97.2
1.57
13.0%
7.3%
1.78
20
SRC
RP
91.0
1.90
8.9%
10.7%
0.83
21
RP
86.2
1.41
16.0%
7.2%
2.22
22
JNL
SP
86.1
1.42
14.9%
8.8%
1.70
23
RP
82.2
1.60
16.3%
16.8%
0.97
24
VEZ
RP
81.1
1.84
13.9%
7.5%
1.86
25
CBM
RP
80.0
1.61
8.3%
9.4%
0.88
26
ROM
SP
75.2
1.57
10.3%
9.4%
1.09
27
VEZ
SP
67.0
1.30
10.3%
9.2%
1.12
28
SRC
RP
66.2
1.62
13.5%
9.2%
1.46
29
MULT
RP
62.0
2.31
8.6%
12.7%
0.68
30
CBM
RP
56.0
2.00
12.4%
8.4%
1.48
31
ULT
RP
54.1
1.97
10.9%
12.5%
0.88
32
RP
50.0
1.48
7.8%
5.9%
1.31
33
RP
49.1
1.74
7.8%
10.0%
0.78
34
TPC
SP
44.2
1.54
15.1%
12.1%
1.25
35
CBM
RP
44.2
1.97
7.8%
13.8%
0.57
36
RP
43.2
1.60
7.1%
13.2%
0.54
37
SRC
RP
42.0
1.95
9.8%
5.9%
1.67
38
SRC
RP
39.2
1.97
12.9%
6.2%
2.08
39
JNL
SP
38.1
1.33
11.0%
11.7%
0.95
40
ROM
SP
38.1
1.54
14.0%
5.8%
2.40
41
RP
34.0
1.44
3.4%
14.2%
0.24
42
RP
29.2
1.72
0.0%
10.9%
0.00
43
JNL
RP
28.2
1.29
5.0%
10.8%
0.46
44
VEZ
SP
28.2
1.60
13.1%
7.7%
1.70
45
JNL
SP
22.2
1.54
6.9%
5.0%
1.40
46
VEZ
RP
20.2
2.37
18.2%
18.2%
1.00
47
ROM
RP
19.2
1.93
4.2%
11.6%
0.36
48
RP
18.2
2.57
9.8%
23.5%
0.42
49
SP
18.1
1.36
10.3%
6.4%
1.60
50
SRC
RP
18.0
1.61
3.7%
4.9%
0.75
51
SRC
RP
17.2
1.75
10.8%
6.0%
1.80
52
ULT
RP
16.1
1.78
6.5%
5.2%
1.25
53
ULT
RP
14.0
2.00
14.5%
14.5%
1.00
54
VEZ
SP
13.2
2.05
2.9%
13.2%
0.22
55
TPC
RP
12.1
1.14
12.0%
16.0%
0.75
56
CBM
RP
10.2
0.84
0.0%
0.0%
57
SRC
RP
10.1
2.81
8.5%
5.1%
1.67
58
SRC
SP
9.2
1.03
2.6%
0.0%
59
ULT
RP
9.1
2.14
14.9%
25.5%
0.58
60
SRC
SP
8.2
5.08
2.9%
8.7%
0.33
61
SRC
SP
7.2
2.74
2.3%
7.0%
0.33
62
JNL
SP
7.0
1.86
6.1%
15.2%
0.40
63
CBM
RP
6.2
2.55
13.9%
11.1%
1.25
64
CBM
RP
6.0
1.83
0.0%
0.0%
65
ROM
RP
5.2
0.71
10.0%
20.0%
0.50
66
RP
4.0
3.75
0.0%
14.8%
0.00
67
VEZ
RP
3.2
7.64
5.1%
23.1%
0.22
68
CBM
RP
3.2
1.91
11.1%
0.0%
69
TPC
RP
3.1
1.50
0.0%
0.0%
70
SRC
RP
3.1
3.00
5.0%
5.0%
1.00
71
VEZ
RP
3.0
1.33
0.0%
15.4%
0.00
72
ROM
RP
3.0
2.67
0.0%
17.6%
0.00
73
SRC
RP
3.0
1.00
16.7%
16.7%
1.00
74
ULT
SP
2.0
1.50
33.3%
0.0%
75
ROM
RP
2.0
5.00
0.0%
25.0%
0.00
76
ROM
RP
1.1
3.00
12.5%
37.5%
0.33
77
SRC
RP
0.2
4.50
0.0%
0.0%
78
JNL
RP
0.1
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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