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
NBY/BEG
.444
7
NE
.432
8
NBY
.431
9
BEG
.423
10
PS
.422

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
HG
262
2
NYC
179
3
NE
175
4
BEG
174
5
HG
158
6
PS
134
7
NBY
127
8
PS
126
9
NE
111
10
PS
108


All-1940 Team


Glossary

Left Field Tm
BEG
1.5
1.7
0.0
NE
0.7
0.9
0.0
Center Field Tm
NE
1.5
1.5
0.0
NE
1.4
1.4
0.0

Right Field Tm
BEG
1.8
1.9
0.0
1.1
1.3
0.0
Shortstop Tm
NE
1.2
1.1
0.0
PS
0.8
0.6
0.0
Second Base Tm
BEG
1.1
0.9
0.0
HG
1.1
0.9
0.0
Third Base Tm
HG
1.5
1.5
0.0
NBY
0.9
0.9
0.0
First Base Tm
HG
2.3
2.5
0.0
0.8
1.1
0.0
 
Catcher Tm
NE
0.3
0.2
0.0
BEG
0.3
0.2
0.0
Starting Pitcher Tm
HG
153.0
8.2
7.6
0.7
PS
144.0
3.9
2.9
1.0
NYC
79.2
3.1
3.3
-0.2
HG
118.0
2.7
2.9
-0.1
Relief Pitcher Tm
BEG
127.1
4.6
4.5
0.1
NE
98.2
1.4
1.5
-0.1
BEG
87.0
1.3
1.4
-0.1
HG
18.0
0.7
0.5
0.2

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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