1947 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1947 Season


Negro American League


1946 / 1948

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Ford
Smith

Leaders

Batting Average

# Player Team BA
1
KCM
.371
2
CBE
.359
3
CBE
.355
4
BBB
.352
5
CAG
.351
6
CBE
.345
7
CAG
.333
8
KCM
.328
9
BBB
.327
10
BBB
.318

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
MRS
0.82
2
CBE
0.90
3
CBE
1.07
4
CAG
1.16
5
KCM
1.19
6
KCM
1.20
7
KCM
1.24
8
CIC
1.31
9
CBE
1.33
10
CAG
1.34


Advanced Batting


Bats:


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
16
601
.368
7.2%
1.7%
.142
2
NAL
56
2104
.351
10.0%
1.1%
.121
3
NAL
15
636
.338
11.3%
0.5%
.069
4
NAL
15
598
.323
6.9%
0.3%
.080
5
NAL
20
798
.314
7.3%
0.3%
.064
6
NAL
26
996
.311
8.4%
0.2%
.063
6
1
152
5733
.336
8.9%
0.8%
.095



Players
# Team Pos
1
BBB
RF
56
.490
17.9%
0.0%
.089
2
CBE
SS
60
.476
6.7%
5.0%
.327
3
CBE
CF
73
.449
11.0%
2.7%
.242
4
BBB
2B
59
.448
8.5%
1.7%
.222
5
MRS
RF
49
.426
20.4%
4.1%
.189
6
CBE
1B
73
.424
5.5%
1.4%
.141
7
CAG
LF
90
.409
7.8%
1.1%
.104
8
MRS
CF
63
.389
6.3%
0.0%
.158
9
BBB
LF
59
.386
1.7%
0.0%
.173
10
BBB
SS
68
.383
16.2%
0.0%
.056
11
CBE
RF
63
.375
15.9%
0.0%
.020
12
MRS
2B
55
.372
16.4%
0.0%
.024
13
CAG
2B
91
.369
3.3%
0.0%
.080
14
CIC
3B
106
.368
6.6%
0.0%
.102
15
KCM
3B
237
.361
5.9%
0.4%
.088
16
CAG
C
63
.358
7.9%
0.0%
.071
17
BBB
CF
69
.354
2.9%
0.0%
.076
18
KCM
1B
202
.352
10.4%
1.0%
.136
19
CBE
2B
62
.343
0.0%
1.6%
.100
20
CIC
2B
107
.334
7.5%
0.0%
.071
21
CIC
CF
91
.334
13.2%
1.1%
.104
22
KCM
2B
178
.331
15.2%
0.0%
.073
23
CBE
LF
60
.324
3.3%
0.0%
.091
24
MRS
1B
72
.321
8.3%
0.0%
.016
25
CIC
RF
92
.315
10.9%
1.1%
.038
26
CAG
3B
64
.312
12.5%
1.6%
.109
27
KCM
LF
219
.301
8.7%
0.9%
.110
28
CAG
CF
71
.289
4.2%
0.0%
.074
29
CIC
LF
100
.288
10.0%
0.0%
.034
30
CAG
SS
70
.285
5.7%
0.0%
.061
31
CIC
1B
103
.282
2.9%
0.0%
.051
32
MRS
2B
50
.273
6.0%
0.0%
.047
33
BBB
C
47
.242
6.4%
0.0%
.023
34
MRS
SS
53
.241
11.3%
0.0%
.021
35
BBB
3B
61
.171
1.6%
0.0%
.000
* = 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