1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

Runs Batted In

# Player Team RBI
1
HG
52
2
HG
51
3
KCM
42
4
KCM
41
5
PS
36
6
NE
34
7
PS
30
8
NE
30
9
BEG
29
10
BEG
29

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
NE
248
2
HG
235
3
IAB
210
4
NE/BEG
206
5
KCM
201
6
CBR
192
7
NBY
178
8
KCM
178
9
TC
163
10
NE
157


Standings
Glossary

Negro American League

vs NAL vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
40
20
0
.667
-
40
23
0
.635
5.5
4.1
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
2
38
33
0
.535
7.5
39
35
0
.527
5.3
4.8
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
3
20
21
0
.488
10.5
20
21
0
.488
4.7
5.1
Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
4
13
16
1
.448
11.5
13
19
1
.406
5.9
6.3
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO)
5
8
11
1
.421
11.5
8
11
1
.421
4.6
6.1
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
6
6
10
0
.375
12.0
7
19
0
.269
4.8
7.5
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
7
15
29
0
.341
17.0
16
29
0
.356
3.6
4.9
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
* = League Champion      1 = First Half Champion      2 = Second Half Champion      

NAL Championship Series

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
4
1
0
.800
-
5.0
2.6
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
2
1
4
0
.200
3.0
2.6
5.0
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO)


Negro National League II

vs NN2 vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
34
19
1
.642
-
38
21
1
.644
7.1
4.8
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
2
32
21
1
.604
2.0
37
21
1
.638
6.3
4.9
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
3
27
30
1
.474
9.0
27
30
1
.474
5.3
6.4
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
4
17
20
4
.459
9.0
19
20
4
.487
4.5
5.3
No Home Ballpark
5
19
23
0
.452
9.5
24
24
0
.500
5.6
5.2
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
6
4
5
1
.444
8.0
4
5
1
.444
3.2
4.6
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
7
8
23
0
.258
15.0
9
23
0
.281
3.2
5.7
No Home Ballpark
* = League Champion      

NNL II Playoffs

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
3
1
0
.750
-
7.3
4.0
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
2
3
2
0
.600
0.5
7.8
5.4
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
3
2
3
0
.400
1.5
5.4
7.8
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
4
1
3
0
.250
2.0
4.0
7.3
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)


NNL II Championship Series

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
3
1
1
.750
-
4.2
2.6
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
2
1
3
1
.250
2.0
2.6
4.2
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)



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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


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