1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


Negro American League


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Jesse
Williams

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders

Batting Average

# Player Team BA
1
SNS
.377
2
KCM
.368
3
SNS
.351
4
SNS
.348
5
KCM/TIC
.344
6
KCM
.340
7
KCM
.323
8
BBB
.312
9
KCM
.307
10
CAG
.304

ERA

# Player Team ERA
1
KCM
0.99
2
TIC
1.67
3
MRS/TIC
1.93
4
KCM
2.38
5
KCM
2.58
6
MRS
2.73
7
SNS
2.76
8
MRS
2.79
9
SNS
3.18
10
MRS
3.20


Advanced Pitching


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
264.1
1.24
14.3%
7.4%
1.93
2
NAL
250.1
1.21
17.1%
7.1%
2.41
3
NAL
208.0
1.34
15.1%
9.3%
1.63
4
NAL
184.2
1.39
11.7%
5.9%
2.00
5
NAL
166.0
1.52
12.9%
8.4%
1.52
6
NAL
164.1
1.50
10.5%
9.8%
1.07
7
NAL
96.2
1.14
13.0%
7.1%
1.82
7
1
1334.1
1.33
13.8%
7.9%
1.76



Players
# Team Role
1
CBR
SP
71.2
1.58
14.8%
11.1%
1.33
2
SNS
SP
71.2
1.17
17.4%
10.0%
1.73
3
KCM
SP
66.1
1.24
15.2%
5.4%
2.80
4
MRS
SP
58.0
1.31
12.7%
5.3%
2.38
5
MRS
RP
50.2
1.11
13.7%
6.8%
2.00
6
CBR
RP
46.1
1.40
14.4%
4.5%
3.22
7
KCM
RP
45.2
1.23
22.0%
5.8%
3.82
8
KCM
RP
45.1
0.99
21.3%
7.3%
2.92
9
SNS
RP
45.1
1.15
17.3%
4.9%
3.56
10
TIC
SP
43.0
0.93
11.4%
3.0%
3.80
11
CAG
SP
42.0
1.62
8.3%
7.3%
1.14
12
CAG
SP
41.2
1.49
15.2%
10.3%
1.47
13
BBB
RP
40.0
1.33
15.8%
4.1%
3.86
14
BBB
RP
40.0
1.63
8.8%
5.0%
1.78
15
CAG
SP
38.0
1.50
8.2%
12.9%
0.64
16
KCM
SP
37.2
1.81
12.2%
15.0%
0.81
17
KCM
RP
36.1
0.83
17.4%
3.6%
4.80
18
BBB
RP
36.0
1.33
10.3%
4.5%
2.29
19
SNS
SP
35.1
1.75
14.4%
12.0%
1.20
20
MRS
SP
33.0
1.12
15.0%
9.8%
1.54
21
SP
32.2
0.92
16.8%
5.6%
3.00
22
MRS
SP
30.0
1.50
11.4%
6.1%
1.88
23
BBB
SP
29.1
1.13
14.2%
9.2%
1.55
24
CAG
RP
25.0
1.68
7.7%
9.4%
0.82
25
BBB
SP
24.2
1.54
11.8%
7.3%
1.63
26
TIC
SP
19.0
1.47
13.3%
10.8%
1.22
27
SNS
RP
18.1
1.58
10.7%
9.5%
1.13
28
MRS
SP
16.0
0.63
19.3%
3.5%
5.50
29
CBR
SP
15.2
1.40
8.7%
7.2%
1.20
30
MRS
RP
14.0
1.57
3.2%
7.9%
0.40
31
KCM
RP
12.0
1.50
13.2%
5.7%
2.33
32
MRS
SP
11.0
2.55
15.0%
18.3%
0.82
33
MRS
SP
11.0
1.36
27.1%
12.5%
2.17
34
TIC
RP
10.2
1.41
6.5%
13.0%
0.50
35
TIC
SP
10.0
1.20
19.5%
7.3%
2.67
36
SNS
RP
10.0
1.60
17.8%
6.7%
2.67
37
BBB
RP
9.1
1.29
7.3%
7.3%
1.00
38
CBR
RP
8.2
1.04
14.7%
2.9%
5.00
39
CBR
RP
8.2
1.50
2.6%
0.0%
40
MRS
SP
8.0
1.13
15.6%
9.4%
1.67
41
CAG
SP
7.0
0.71
26.9%
3.8%
7.00
42
KCM
SP
7.0
0.43
12.5%
0.0%
43
TIC
SP
7.0
1.00
25.0%
14.3%
1.75
44
SNS
RP
7.0
1.29
10.3%
17.2%
0.60
45
SNS
RP
6.2
0.60
0.0%
8.3%
0.00
46
MRS
SP
6.0
1.50
22.2%
3.7%
6.00
47
CAG
SP
6.0
0.67
9.5%
9.5%
1.00
48
SNS
RP
5.2
0.71
5.0%
5.0%
1.00
49
CBR
SP
5.1
1.50
12.0%
16.0%
0.75
50
RP
5.0
2.80
6.9%
17.2%
0.40
51
BBB
SP
4.1
1.38
5.3%
10.5%
0.50
52
SNS
RP
3.1
2.70
10.5%
5.3%
2.00
53
CBR
RP
2.2
2.25
13.3%
26.7%
0.50
54
CAG
RP
2.0
1.00
12.5%
12.5%
1.00
55
SNS
RP
2.0
1.50
11.1%
11.1%
1.00
56
CBR
RP
2.0
1.50
0.0%
0.0%
57
SNS
RP
1.2
1.80
0.0%
0.0%
58
CAG
RP
1.2
3.00
0.0%
20.0%
0.00
59
SNS
RP
1.0
3.00
50.0%
33.3%
1.50
60
BBB
RP
1.0
1.00
25.0%
0.0%
61
CAG
RP
1.0
1.00
0.0%
0.0%
62
MRS
RP
1.0
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
* = 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