1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


Negro National League II


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Henry
McHenry

Leaders

OPS

# Player Team OPS
1
HG
1.315
2
HG
1.264
3
NE
1.005
4
NE
.975
5
BEG
.961
6
BEG
.940
7
NBY
.927
8
BEG/NBY
.920
9
HG
.911
10
NE
.899

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
HG
279
2
NE
256
3
NE/BEG
202
4
NBY
192
5
TC
165
6
NE
162
7
BEG
148
8
BEG/TC
144
9
NYC
142
10
NE
142


Pitching


Throws:


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
22
10
.688
39
33
27
2
1
280.1
142
111
271
93
135
3
3.56
136
2
NN2
19
13
.594
48
33
20
4
0
278.1
150
119
257
114
113
4
3.85
126
3
NN2
17
10
.630
44
27
14
2
1
220.0
134
107
244
60
95
4
4.38
112
4
NN2
11
16
.407
45
31
17
3
2
247.1
173
137
311
77
107
0
2
4.99
102
5
NN2
25
24
.510
97
50
18
2
2
426.1
313
261
481
151
205
6
5.51
90
6
NN2
5
12
.294
28
17
6
0
0
138.2
106
91
169
45
54
2
5.91
88
7
NN2
1
5
.167
10
7
5
0
0
59.0
41
37
59
18
25
0
5.64
83
7
1
100
90
.526
311
198
107
13
6
1650.0
1059
863
1792
558
734
0
21
4.71
105



Players
# Team Role
1
HG
SP
3
1
.750
7
5
4
2
1
46.2
12
9
33
14
27
1
1.74
279
2
NE
RP
3
2
.600
8
5
3
2
0
38.0
16
8
28
12
17
1
1.89
256
3
RP
5
2
.714
8
5
2
0
0
48.2
18
13
38
24
23
1
2.40
202
4
TC
SP
1
3
.250
4
4
4
0
0
35.0
15
11
27
7
15
0
2.83
165
5
NE
SP
5
1
.833
7
6
5
1
0
57.0
21
19
42
32
25
0
3.00
162
6
BEG
SP
7
2
.778
11
8
7
0
0
76.0
35
28
78
14
24
0
3.32
148
7
RP
1
1
.500
5
3
2
1
1
27.1
10
10
20
6
13
0
3.29
144
8
NYC
SP
4
4
.500
9
9
4
0
0
69.1
36
28
69
18
16
1
3.63
142
9
NE
SP
7
3
.700
13
11
7
1
0
87.0
46
33
79
25
30
0
3.41
142
10
HG
SP
4
4
.500
10
8
8
0
0
67.2
37
26
66
20
36
0
3.46
140
11
NBY
SP
3
2
.600
9
7
4
1
1
59.0
28
24
59
12
25
1
3.66
139
12
HG
SP
5
0
1.000
6
6
5
0
0
45.0
20
19
41
20
24
1
3.80
128
13
PS
RP
11
4
.733
20
9
8
0
1
106.1
54
48
107
32
40
2
4.06
122
14
HG
SP
6
2
.750
8
8
7
0
0
71.0
43
32
81
19
22
0
4.06
120
15
BEG
SP
2
3
.400
6
5
4
1
0
37.1
19
17
42
10
16
0
4.10
119
16
NBY
SP
4
5
.444
12
10
5
1
0
77.1
54
37
95
26
44
0
4.31
118
17
NBY
RP
2
4
.333
8
5
4
0
1
46.0
33
25
64
10
16
0
4.89
104
18
NYC
SP
1
4
.200
7
5
2
0
0
38.1
26
24
44
12
27
0
5.63
92
19
PS
SP
3
4
.429
16
11
3
2
1
84.1
65
53
87
40
43
1
5.66
87
20
HG/PS
SP
3
4
.429
10
7
3
0
0
55.1
44
37
65
17
36
0
6.02
82
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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