1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


Negro American League


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Jesse
Williams

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders



Pitching


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
4
8
.333
13
12
10
0
0
96.2
46
32
82
28
51
1
2
2.98
132
2
NAL
20
10
.667
50
31
15
3
2
250.1
112
82
228
74
178
7
7
2.95
119
3
NAL
12
20
.375
47
32
18
0
0
264.1
138
95
247
82
158
0
2
3.23
116
4
NAL
12
12
.500
56
25
9
2
2
208.0
127
93
196
83
135
1
12
4.02
95
5
NAL
8
14
.364
46
22
5
0
3
184.2
109
94
209
47
94
0
7
4.58
82
6
NAL
10
9
.526
37
20
9
1
1
166.0
112
82
189
63
96
0
9
4.45
81
7
NAL
7
13
.350
31
20
11
1
0
164.1
97
82
174
72
77
0
6
4.49
69
7
1
73
86
.459
280
162
77
7
8
1334.1
741
560
1325
449
789
9
45
3.78
95



Players
# Team Role
1
KCM
RP
3
1
.750
6
2
2
2
0
36.1
6
4
25
5
24
1
2
0.99
355
2
TIC
SP
1
4
.200
5
5
5
0
0
43.0
13
8
35
5
19
1
2
1.67
235
3
SP
2
2
.500
5
4
3
0
0
32.2
11
7
23
7
21
0
0
1.93
199
4
KCM
RP
4
1
.800
7
4
2
0
0
45.1
18
12
32
13
38
2
0
2.38
147
5
SNS
SP
4
3
.571
12
9
5
1
0
71.2
31
22
54
30
52
1
6
2.76
138
6
MRS
SP
2
2
.500
4
4
4
0
0
33.0
11
10
24
13
20
0
0
2.73
137
7
KCM
SP
6
2
.750
12
8
5
1
0
66.1
29
19
67
15
42
1
1
2.58
136
8
MRS
SP
1
7
.125
8
6
5
0
0
58.0
35
18
63
13
31
0
0
2.79
134
9
SNS
RP
5
2
.714
12
4
2
1
2
45.1
23
16
43
9
32
0
1
3.18
120
10
MRS
RP
1
3
.250
9
4
2
0
0
50.2
25
18
42
14
28
0
1
3.20
117
11
BBB
RP
3
1
.750
8
5
1
0
1
40.0
20
17
56
9
16
0
0
3.83
98
12
BBB
SP
2
1
.667
5
4
1
0
0
29.1
15
13
22
11
17
0
1
3.99
94
13
BBB
RP
1
5
.167
12
3
1
0
2
40.0
22
18
46
7
27
0
1
4.05
92
14
CBR
RP
4
1
.800
8
4
3
0
0
46.1
26
21
56
9
29
0
2
4.08
88
15
KCM
RP
3
5
.375
12
6
3
0
2
45.2
27
21
45
11
42
1
1
4.14
85
16
CBR
SP
3
6
.333
13
10
6
1
0
71.2
52
37
77
36
48
0
3
4.65
77
17
CAG
SP
1
2
.333
8
6
2
0
0
41.2
23
19
43
19
28
0
0
4.10
75
18
KCM
SP
4
1
.800
8
8
2
0
0
37.2
24
21
41
27
22
1
2
5.02
70
19
CAG
SP
4
2
.667
6
4
3
0
0
38.0
22
19
35
22
14
0
2
4.50
69
20
CAG
SP
1
4
.200
6
5
4
0
0
42.0
27
22
54
14
16
0
2
4.71
66
21
BBB
RP
2
3
.400
9
5
1
0
0
36.0
24
23
41
7
16
0
3
5.75
65
22
BBB
SP
0
3
.000
6
4
1
0
0
24.2
21
16
30
8
13
0
0
5.84
64
23
TIC
SP
1
2
.333
3
3
2
0
0
19.0
17
14
19
9
11
0
0
6.63
59
24
SNS
SP
1
1
.500
9
6
2
0
0
35.1
34
26
42
20
24
0
2
6.62
58
25
CAG
RP
0
4
.000
5
3
1
0
0
25.0
20
17
31
11
9
0
2
6.12
51
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

If you have any questions regarding Negro Leagues statistical or biographical data, please contact gary@seamheads.com..

All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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