1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


Negro National League II


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

wOBA

# Player Team wOBA
1
HG
.479
2
NE
.475
3
BEG
.471
4
PS
.462
5
NE
.448
6
BEG/NBY
.444
7
NE
.432
8
NBY
.431
9
BEG
.423
10
PS
.422

Strikeouts

# Player Team SO
1
PS
93
2
HG
69
3
HG
67
4
NE
66
5
BEG
65
6
BEG
64
7
BEG
56
8
NE/NYC
54
9
NE
52
10
BEG/NBY
48


Fielding



Teams
# Team Lg Lg Lg
1
NN2
619
2
NN2
574
3
NN2
506
4
NN2
404
5
NN2
299
6
NN2
266
6
1
2668



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

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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