1938 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1938 Season


1937 / 1939

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

wOBA

# Player Team wOBA
1
EAS/HG
.522
2
EAS/HG
.501
3
MULT
.488
4
WES/AB3
.477
5
BCA
.473
6
PC
.467
7
MRS/WES
.454
8
WES/KCM
.442
9
EAS/BEG
.439
10
NE
.439

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
KCM
0.82
2
WES/KCM
0.99
3
KCM
1.02
4
BCA
1.02
5
EAS/HG
1.03
6
BCA/JRC
1.10
7
WES/CAG
1.15
8
NE/PS
1.17
9
WES/CAG
1.18
10
MRS/WES
1.18


Advanced Pitching


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
544.0
1.48
10.7%
9.1%
1.18
1.9%
2
NN2
390.1
1.22
12.1%
8.4%
1.44
0.6%
3
380.2
1.36
12.7%
8.0%
1.59
0.9%
4
NAL
358.0
1.15
19.5%
5.6%
3.45
0.9%
5
NN2
328.0
1.49
12.4%
9.2%
1.35
1.7%
6
NAL
320.0
1.34
12.5%
7.4%
1.69
0.8%
7
NN2
313.1
1.34
10.8%
7.3%
1.47
1.0%
8
300.1
1.47
13.5%
6.7%
2.01
0.9%
9
NN2
243.2
1.64
11.5%
7.7%
1.50
1.5%
10
NN2
233.2
1.40
10.1%
9.7%
1.04
1.6%
11
NAL
219.1
1.58
10.4%
10.9%
0.95
0.6%
12
NAL
156.2
1.43
12.4%
9.2%
1.35
0.9%
13
NAL
138.0
1.46
17.0%
6.6%
2.56
0.5%
14
NN2
115.0
2.03
8.7%
11.9%
0.73
1.5%
15
EWA
18.2
1.29
7.7%
6.4%
1.20
0.0%
16
EWA
18.0
1.56
19.5%
14.6%
1.33
2.4%
16
4
4077.2
1.42
12.5%
8.3%
1.51
1.1%



Players
# Team Role
1
RP
132.0
1.03
14.5%
5.3%
2.71
0.6%
2
RP
117.1
1.53
11.1%
9.0%
1.23
2.4%
3
PS
SP
116.0
1.26
12.5%
8.6%
1.45
0.8%
4
RP
104.2
0.99
19.7%
2.9%
6.83
0.7%
5
BCA
RP
103.1
1.22
12.7%
5.7%
2.24
0.9%
6
SP
98.1
1.40
11.2%
8.0%
1.40
1.1%
7
RP
98.0
1.15
16.8%
6.8%
2.46
0.5%
8
PS
SP
97.2
1.42
8.7%
7.6%
1.15
2.1%
9
MULT
RP
94.1
1.45
12.1%
7.5%
1.61
1.7%
10
RP
92.0
1.34
13.4%
5.4%
2.45
1.0%
11
CAG
RP
91.0
1.36
7.6%
7.1%
1.07
0.5%
12
BEG
SP
83.1
1.27
8.5%
5.9%
1.43
0.8%
13
BEG
SP
82.0
1.20
10.4%
4.9%
2.12
1.2%
14
SP
80.0
1.30
16.6%
10.4%
1.60
1.2%
15
SP
77.2
1.29
13.8%
7.6%
1.80
0.3%
16
BBB
RP
77.0
1.61
11.9%
12.1%
0.98
0.6%
17
PC
SP
72.2
1.20
18.2%
9.9%
1.83
1.0%
18
HG
SP
70.1
1.25
13.9%
9.8%
1.41
1.4%
19
RP
68.0
1.10
13.8%
9.1%
1.52
1.5%
20
MRS
RP
65.2
1.19
13.7%
4.0%
3.45
1.8%
21
BCA
RP
62.2
1.02
22.0%
8.8%
2.50
0.8%
22
MRS
RP
61.0
1.56
13.9%
8.7%
1.60
0.7%
23
SP
60.1
1.36
11.3%
8.3%
1.36
1.5%
24
SP
60.1
1.18
16.0%
4.0%
4.00
1.2%
25
RP
60.0
1.18
14.6%
4.6%
3.17
0.8%
26
BEG
SP
59.0
1.25
13.4%
7.3%
1.83
0.4%
27
PC
RP
56.0
1.32
11.7%
8.4%
1.40
0.8%
28
NE
SP
55.0
1.62
9.4%
7.8%
1.20
2.3%
29
NBY
SP
54.1
1.25
14.5%
5.3%
2.75
0.4%
30
NE/PS
RP
54.0
1.17
11.9%
9.7%
1.23
0.9%
31
KCM
SP
53.2
1.27
11.5%
5.7%
2.00
0.4%
32
CAG
RP
53.0
1.58
10.9%
10.5%
1.04
1.3%
33
PS
RP
51.2
1.41
7.5%
9.6%
0.77
0.9%
34
MRS
RP
50.0
1.22
17.0%
6.9%
2.47
0.0%
35
KCM
RP
48.2
0.82
29.5%
5.8%
5.09
0.0%
36
JRC
SP
47.1
1.50
11.2%
7.9%
1.41
1.4%
37
PC
RP
47.0
1.66
10.1%
7.9%
1.28
1.8%
38
PS
RP
47.0
1.79
13.3%
11.1%
1.20
2.7%
39
KCM
RP
43.1
1.25
22.8%
5.4%
4.20
4.3%
40
PC
RP
43.1
1.82
8.7%
6.7%
1.29
3.4%
41
AB3
SP
42.1
1.28
22.9%
10.3%
2.22
1.1%
42
PS
RP
41.0
1.61
11.0%
8.4%
1.31
2.1%
43
RP
37.0
1.46
8.7%
9.3%
0.94
0.6%
44
NE
RP
35.1
1.36
11.4%
14.1%
0.81
0.7%
45
KCM
RP
35.0
1.23
19.1%
5.3%
3.63
0.7%
46
RP
34.2
1.36
16.2%
2.0%
8.00
2.0%
47
AB3
RP
34.0
1.29
20.1%
6.3%
3.22
0.0%
48
BBB
RP
34.0
1.88
8.5%
11.5%
0.74
0.0%
49
HG
SP
33.0
1.33
2.8%
9.9%
0.29
0.7%
50
SP
32.2
1.84
9.1%
15.6%
0.58
0.6%
51
RP
31.2
1.39
11.5%
9.4%
1.23
1.4%
52
BEG
RP
30.2
1.50
11.6%
10.9%
1.07
1.4%
53
NE
RP
28.2
1.19
10.9%
11.8%
0.93
0.0%
54
NBY
SP
28.2
1.99
10.7%
10.7%
1.00
2.0%
55
AB3
SP
27.2
1.45
9.7%
4.8%
2.00
0.0%
56
HG
SP
26.0
1.58
7.3%
12.8%
0.57
0.0%
57
JRC
SP
25.2
1.32
8.3%
10.1%
0.82
0.9%
58
BCA
SP
25.1
1.82
7.2%
8.0%
0.90
0.8%
59
KCM
RP
24.2
1.46
19.1%
13.6%
1.40
0.0%
60
RP
24.1
2.10
7.8%
7.0%
1.11
0.0%
61
BEG
SP
21.2
1.66
14.4%
11.5%
1.25
1.9%
62
JRC
SP
21.1
1.55
16.2%
14.1%
1.14
0.0%
63
SEN
RP
20.1
1.77
9.2%
12.2%
0.75
0.0%
64
BBB
RP
19.2
1.58
10.1%
12.4%
0.82
0.0%
65
MRS
RP
18.2
2.30
13.3%
11.2%
1.18
0.0%
66
KCM
SP
17.2
1.02
12.9%
5.7%
2.25
0.0%
67
SEN
SP
17.0
2.29
8.6%
9.7%
0.89
1.1%
68
BEG
RP
16.1
1.71
13.7%
9.6%
1.43
1.4%
69
NBY
RP
15.2
1.79
6.8%
10.8%
0.63
2.7%
70
PC
RP
15.0
2.07
5.3%
14.7%
0.36
1.3%
71
HG
RP
14.2
1.91
7.9%
14.5%
0.55
0.0%
72
RP
14.1
2.44
10.1%
10.1%
1.00
1.3%
73
CAG
RP
14.1
1.88
7.4%
8.8%
0.83
0.0%
74
BEG
RP
13.2
1.98
6.1%
12.1%
0.50
1.5%
75
SEN
SP
13.1
2.03
11.4%
20.0%
0.57
1.4%
76
PS
RP
12.2
1.34
12.7%
7.3%
1.75
3.6%
77
RP
12.0
1.50
17.0%
5.7%
3.00
0.0%
78
MULT
RP
11.2
3.51
5.0%
11.3%
0.44
5.0%
79
NBY
RP
11.1
1.76
5.6%
5.6%
1.00
3.7%
80
NBY
RP
11.1
3.00
10.4%
14.9%
0.70
1.5%
81
PC/PS
RP
11.0
1.82
1.9%
13.5%
0.14
5.8%
82
NBY
RP
10.2
2.16
7.3%
12.7%
0.57
1.8%
83
BBB
RP
10.1
1.16
4.7%
16.3%
0.29
0.0%
84
KCM
SP
10.0
1.00
15.8%
10.5%
1.50
0.0%
85
AB3
SP
9.2
2.07
7.5%
5.7%
1.33
1.9%
86
NE
SP
9.2
0.83
8.1%
5.4%
1.50
5.4%
87
KCM
RP
9.1
2.57
15.1%
9.4%
1.60
0.0%
88
NE
SP
9.0
1.11
13.5%
8.1%
1.67
0.0%
89
NE
SP
9.0
1.22
8.1%
10.8%
0.75
0.0%
90
AB3
RP
8.2
2.19
14.0%
0.0%
0.0%
91
PS
SP
8.0
1.63
5.7%
2.9%
2.00
5.7%
92
SEN
SP
7.1
1.50
2.9%
8.8%
0.33
0.0%
93
BCA
SP
7.0
2.43
4.3%
13.0%
0.33
0.0%
94
JRC
RP
7.0
1.29
17.2%
6.9%
2.50
3.4%
95
RP
6.2
1.65
0.0%
10.0%
0.00
0.0%
96
CAG
SP
6.1
1.58
9.7%
6.5%
1.50
3.2%
97
NE
RP
6.1
0.79
16.0%
12.0%
1.33
0.0%
98
JRC
SP
6.1
2.37
3.0%
9.1%
0.33
3.0%
99
PS
SP
5.1
2.25
3.3%
13.3%
0.25
0.0%
100
AB3
SP
5.0
2.00
0.0%
11.1%
0.00
0.0%
101
CAG
RP
5.0
1.80
13.0%
13.0%
1.00
0.0%
102
NBY
SP
5.0
1.60
8.7%
17.4%
0.50
0.0%
103
JRC
SP
4.2
2.79
0.0%
25.0%
0.00
0.0%
104
MRS
RP
4.0
2.25
4.5%
4.5%
1.00
4.5%
105
AB3
RP
4.0
1.25
37.5%
6.3%
6.00
0.0%
106
PS
SP
4.0
2.00
4.3%
8.7%
0.50
4.3%
107
BEG
RP
4.0
0.75
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
108
NBY
RP
3.2
0.55
7.7%
0.0%
0.0%
109
BCA
SP
3.1
3.60
8.7%
17.4%
0.50
0.0%
110
PC
SP
3.1
1.80
12.5%
18.8%
0.67
0.0%
111
NBY
SP
3.0
2.00
6.3%
6.3%
1.00
0.0%
112
SEN
RP
3.0
4.67
4.2%
16.7%
0.25
12.5%
113
PS
SP
3.0
3.00
5.3%
10.5%
0.50
5.3%
114
BCA
RP
3.0
3.33
9.5%
19.0%
0.50
0.0%
115
BEG
RP
2.2
1.13
18.2%
9.1%
2.00
0.0%
116
MRS
RP
2.1
3.86
22.2%
5.6%
4.00
0.0%
117
JRC
SP
2.1
2.57
15.4%
7.7%
2.00
0.0%
118
SEN
RP
2.0
1.50
11.1%
0.0%
0.0%
119
BBB
SP
2.0
1.00
22.2%
0.0%
0.0%
120
KCM
RP
2.0
0.50
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
121
MRS
RP
2.0
1.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
122
NBY
RP
1.2
0.60
33.3%
0.0%
0.0%
123
NBY
RP
1.2
1.80
12.5%
12.5%
1.00
0.0%
124
SEN
RP
1.2
4.20
0.0%
16.7%
0.00
0.0%
125
PS
RP
1.1
3.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
126
MRS
SP
1.1
4.50
0.0%
27.3%
0.00
0.0%
127
KCM
RP
1.0
2.00
20.0%
20.0%
1.00
0.0%
128
CAG
RP
1.0
3.00
16.7%
16.7%
1.00
0.0%
129
CAG
RP
0.2
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
130
NE
SP
0.2
12.00
10.0%
40.0%
0.25
0.0%
131
NE
RP
0.2
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
132
NBY
RP
0.2
4.50
0.0%
0.0%
16.7%
133
CAG
RP
0.1
6.00
0.0%
33.3%
0.00
0.0%
134
MRS
SP
0.0
0.00
0.0%
100.0%
0.00
0.0%
135
KCM
RP
0.0
0.00
0.0%
25.0%
0.00
0.0%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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

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