1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


Negro National League II


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

Slugging %

# Player Team SLG
1
NE
.674
2
HG
.619
3
NE
.600
4
BEG
.583
5
NE
.573
6
BEG
.563
7
PS
.551
8
NBY/BEG
.536
9
NBY
.535
10
NBY
.518

Strikeouts

# Player Team SO
1
PS
93
2
HG
69
3
HG
67
4
NE
66
5
BEG
65
6
BEG
64
7
BEG
56
8
NE/NYC
54
9
NE
52
10
NBY/BEG
48


Players


Bats:


Throws:



# Team Pos Bats Throws
1
PS
17
3B
107
5'10"
170
R
R
12/20/1922 (Philadelphia, PA)
7/12/2015 (Philadelphia, PA)
2
HG
17
P
2
3.2
6'3"
215
R
R
8/2/1922 (Manassas, VA)
6/4/2004 (Manassas, VA)
3
PS
18
SS
6
5'9"
165
R
R
12/19/1921 (Washington, NC)
1/1993 (Philadelphia, PA)
4
BEG
18
C
113
5'9"
190
R
R
11/19/1921 (Philadelphia, PA)
6/26/1993 (Woodland Hills, CA)
5
BEG
19
P
7
20.2
6'1"
195
R
R
2/20/1921 (Birmingham, AL)
6
BEG
20
RF
25
5'11"
180
L
L
9/8/1919 (Birmingham, AL)
11/9/2006 (Louisville, KY)
7
BEG
20
SS
235
5'8"
142
R
R
8/27/1919 (Sparta, GA)
12/30/1972 (Atlanta, GA)
8
NE
21
CF
159
6'1"
195
R
R
2/25/1919 (Haleburg, AL)
1/11/2016 (Houston, TX)
9
NE
21
P
44
98.2
6'4"
180
R
R
11/18/1918 (Rome, GA)
6/23/2003 (Pleasantville, NJ)
10
BEG
21
P
5
11.1
6'1"
165
R
R
7/28/1918 (Greenville, MS)
1/1/2013 (Houston, TX)
11
NE
22
P
45
83.2
5'6"
140
L
L
6/6/1918 (Plant City, FL)
5/31/1993 (Sarasota, FL)
12
NE
22
CF
163
6'2"
214
R
R
5/23/1918 (Akron, OH)
12/7/1980 (East Orange, NJ)
13
HG
22
C
14
6'0"
170
R
R
5/5/1918 (Ruleville, MS)
5/7/2003 (El Paso, TX)
14
NE
22
3B
121
5'5"
160
R
R
2/15/1918 (Marietta, GA)
4/12/1987 (Rockville, MD)
15
BEG
22
P
2
3.2
L
1918 (Nashville, TN)
16
22
CF
105
6'2"
190
R
R
10/18/1917 (Orange, NJ)
3/10/2000 (East Orange, NJ)
17
22
RF
107
5'10"
145
L
R
10/7/1917 (Howard County, MD)
4/1/2002 (Louisville, KY)
18
PS
22
P
12
37.0
6'0"
178
R
R
7/17/1917 (Glenolden, PA)
8/30/1972 (Philadelphia, PA)
19
23
C
33
5'11"
195
R
R
6/19/1917 (Chester, SC)
9/13/1987 (Salisbury, NC)
20
PS
23
P
9
37.0
L
L
5/29/1917 (Bishopville, SC)
7/4/1989 (Capitol Heights, MD)
21
PS
23
P
17
41.1
6'1"
180
R
R
3/10/1917 (Philadelphia, PA)
3/21/2007 (Silver Spring, MD)
22
NE
23
P
1.2
6'2"
217
R
R
2/6/1917 (Ashland, VA)
11/17/1982 (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
23
NYC
23
3B
114
R
R
24
23
1B
223
5'11"
180
L
L
11/18/1916 (Atlanta, GA)
2/6/2016 (Atlanta, GA)
25
NE
23
1B
143
5'8"
180
L
L
11/2/1916 (Cambridge, MA)
8/24/1999 (Los Angeles, CA)
26
NE
23
LF
39
6'2"
190
L
R
9/4/1916 (Gastonia, NC)
11/29/1987 (Bessemer City, NC)
27
23
C
15
6'3"
198
R
R
9/1/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
10/10/1990 (Los Angeles, CA)
28
NE
24
P
28
78.2
6'0"
169
R
R
6/28/1916 (Sanford, NC)
12/18/1977 (Newark, NJ)
29
BEG
24
P
1
2.2
5'8"
164
R
R
5/15/1916 (Bonifay, FL)
7/8/1993 (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
30
24
P
4
20.1
6'4"
195
L
L
2/14/1916 (Statesboro, GA)
4/20/2003 (New York, NY)
31
24
P
34
77.2
6'0"
165
R
R
2/4/1916 (Hartford, CT)
6/15/1987 (Hartford, CT)
32
NBY
24
1B
120
6'2"
185
L
R
1/9/1916 (Montgomery, AL)
7/22/1984 (Detroit, MI)
33
HG
24
C
5
L
R
7/6/1915 (Oakland, FL)
3/1980 (Oakland, FL)
34
NE
25
SS
100
5'11"
210
R
R
3/13/1915 (Hopkins, SC)
1/18/1989 (Jeannette, PA)
35
NYC
25
LF
114
6'1"
206
R
R
36
PS
25
C
170
5'8"
170
L
R
2/19/1915 (Sumter, SC)
3/10/1985 (Philadelphia, PA)
37
NE
25
P
4
5.2
L
1915 (Norfolk, VA)
38
HG
25
RF
219
5'11"
175
L
R
11/10/1914 (Griffin, GA)
3/13/1961 (Oakland, CA)
39
HG
25
P
7
18.0
5'11"
154
R
R
8/5/1914 (Rochester, NY)
4/17/1995 (Rochester, NY)
40
NYC
26
1B
16
4.0
6'1"
205
R
R
6/26/1914 (Ponce, Puerto Rico)
4/29/1994 (Ponce, Puerto Rico)
41
NYC
26
P
21
48.2
42
26
P
16
37.0
6'0"
158
L
L
6/6/1914 (Cleveland, OH)
5/25/1980 (Wellesley, MA)
43
PS
26
SS
163
R
R
4/23/1914 (Valdosta, GA)
2/8/1987 (Philadelphia, PA)
44
BEG
26
P
40
87.0
6'1"
195
R
L
4/22/1914 (England, AR)
11/27/1973 (Alameda County, CA)
45
NYC
26
2B
91
5'10"
190
R
R
3/25/1914 (Havana, Cuba)
11/19/1989 (death place unknown)
46
26
P
45
90.0
6'2"
205
R
R
3/16/1914 (Durham, NC)
1/14/2000 (Durham, NC)
47
NYC
26
P
5
13.2
6'2"
210
R
R
1/10/1914 (Daytona Beach, FL)
2/1/2003 (Cerritos, CA)
48
PS
26
RF
131
4.0
L
12/8/1913 (birthplace unknown)
4/13/1987 (Cincinnati, OH)
49
PS
26
P
16
34.2
6'0"
200
B
L
12/6/1913 (Atlanta, GA)
2/3/1998 (Decatur, GA)
50
HG
26
P
13
26.2
5'11"
180
L
11/6/1913 (Empire, AL)
51
PS
26
CF
221
5'8"
180
L
L
10/21/1913 (Philadelphia, PA)
4/5/1999 (Philadelphia, PA)
52
NYC
26
LF
5
6'0"
195
R
R
10/11/1913 (Limonar, Cuba)
8/28/1977 (Matanzas, Cuba)
53
BEG
26
LF
177
6'3"
190
L
R
8/25/1913 (Charleston, MS)
3/1975 (death place unknown)
54
BEG
27
RF
24
5'8"
180
B
R
4/1/1913 (Oklahoma City, OK)
3/26/1984 (Pacoima, CA)
55
HG
27
C
24
6'1"
195
R
R
1/25/1913 (Evergreen, AL)
8/12/1999 (Springfield, IL)
56
BEG
27
P
50
113.1
5'11"
175
R
R
1/19/1913 (Ocala, FL)
5/19/2000 (Bronx, NY)
57
NYC
27
SS
105
5'9"
155
R
R
10/20/1912 (Santiago, D.R.)
58
PS
27
-
2
5'8"
165
R
R
9/20/1912 (Columbia, SC)
11/8/1999 (Hudson, NY)
59
NYC
27
RF
4
5'9"
175
L
R
7/23/1912 (Arkadelphia, AR)
2/13/1955 (New York, NY)
60
NBY
28
LF
84
5'9"
175
R
R
2/13/1912 (Joplin, MO)
61
PS
28
C
37
5'11"
169
R
R
2/11/1912 (Portsmouth, VA)
8/14/1970 (Portsmouth, VA)
62
BEG
28
CF
254
5'8"
175
L
R
2/10/1912 (Nashville, TN)
7/11/1999 (Nashville, TN)
63
HG
28
1B
4
6'1"
213
R
R
12/21/1911 (Buena Vista, GA)
1/20/1947 (Pittsburgh, PA)
64
BEG
28
P
10
26.2
L
12/2/1911 (Noxubee County, MS)
1/20/1992 (Chicago, IL)
65
PS
28
3B
20
R
R
11/28/1911 (birthplace unknown)
3/6/1976 (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
66
HG
28
3B
206
5'10"
175
B
R
11/26/1911 (Mount Olive, MS)
9/6/1993 (Collins, MS)
67
28
1B
227
6'2"
218
B
R
8/9/1911 (Mobile, AL)
6/1970 (Philadelphia, PA)
68
HG/PS
29
P
10
17.0
5'8"
141
R
1/26/1911 (Darby, PA)
11/15/1989 (Richmond, VA)
69
BEG
29
P
59
127.1
5'8"
160
R
R
70
NBY
29
P
17
37.2
6'2"
190
R
R
12/27/1910 (Richmond, VA)
10/15/1947 (Richmond, VA)
71
BEG
29
2B
236
6'3"
190
R
R
10/20/1910 (Louisville, KY)
8/9/1981 (Los Angeles, CA)
72
HG
29
P
53
118.0
5'11"
215
B
L
9/15/1910 (Catskill, NY)
2/19/1997 (Catskill, NY)
73
NBY
30
C
52
5'10"
195
L
R
4/27/1910 (Independence, MO)
11/16/1988 (Auburn Park, IL)
74
PS
30
P
91
144.0
6'0"
200
R
R
4/3/1910 (Houston, TX)
2/9/1981 (Brooklyn, NY)
75
HG
30
C
120
6'1"
185
R
R
3/19/1910 (Chattanooga, TN)
2/11/2000 (Pittsburgh, PA)
76
HG
30
2B
204
5'6"
145
R
R
2/5/1910 (Wenonah, AL)
11/18/1972 (Pittsburgh, PA)
77
NBY
30
2B
77
R
R
1910 (Lockett, VA)
78
NYC
30
2B
53
5'7"
1910 (Bauta, Cuba)
79
NBY
30
LF
39
1910 (birthplace unknown)
80
NBY
30
3B
119
6'0"
179
R
R
11/16/1909 (Arkadelphia, AR)
6/1980 (Philadelphia, PA)
81
HG
30
CF
180
5'9"
165
B
R
11/9/1909 (Montgomery, AL)
11/23/1974 (Detroit, MI)
82
PS
30
RF
185
5'10"
190
R
R
11/5/1909 (Luther, OK)
7/24/1984 (Los Angeles, CA)
83
NYC
30
1B
105
5'9"
180
L
L
9/20/1909 (Havana, Cuba)
84
NBY
30
RF
40
5'9"
197
R
R
9/17/1909 (Milford, TX)
4/12/1976 (Philadelphia, PA)
85
HG
30
SS
166
5'10"
165
R
R
9/13/1909 (Washington, DC)
2/14/1980 (Washington, DC)
86
NE
30
RF
154
6'0"
195
L
R
8/21/1909 (Black Cat, DE)
3/20/1983 (Bronx, NY)
87
NYC
31
CF
121
5'8"
170
R
R
1/29/1909 (Arroyo, Puerto Rico)
11/4/1989 (Ponce, Puerto Rico)
88
NYC
31
RF
4
6'1"
195
L
R
1909 (Hastings, FL)
89
PS
31
C
59
5'11"
180
R
R
10/27/1908 (Georgetown, TX)
90
NE
31
P
3
8.0
5'11"
195
R
R
7/4/1908 (Jacksonville, FL)
5/3/1996 (Miami, FL)
91
PS
32
P
24
51.0
6'2"
175
R
R
5/27/1908 (Sulligent, AL)
1/29/1978 (Los Angeles, CA)
92
HG
32
P
84
153.0
6'1"
195
B
R
2/23/1908 (McDonald Township, OH)
2/8/1965 (Dayton, OH)
93
HG
32
P
3
7.0
R
1908 (birthplace unknown)
94
HG
32
LF
3
L
R
1908 (Rochelle, LA)
95
NBY
32
P
21
43.1
R
11/10/1907 (Middletown, OH)
96
HG
32
1B
206
5'10"
185
L
L
9/8/1907 (Rocky Mount, NC)
11/27/1997 (Rocky Mount, NC)
97
PS
33
LF
9
5'6"
160
L
R
6/23/1907 (Salisbury, MD)
8/30/1989 (Philadelphia, PA)
98
NYC
33
-
1
5'10"
150
L
L
8/27/1906 (Havana, Cuba)
12/10/1976 (Milton, MA)
99
PS
33
P
45
108.2
R
8/10/1906 (Philadelphia, PA)
8/8/1964 (New York, NY)
100
BEG
34
C
177
5'11"
195
R
R
1/26/1906 (Dawson, GA)
1/24/1958 (Birmingham, AL)
101
NYC
34
2B
5
R
R
102
BEG
34
3B
201
5'10"
155
R
R
10/23/1905 (Oxford, AL)
3/16/1974 (Louisville, KY)
103
HG
35
LF
194
5'10"
168
L
R
6/10/1905 (Pensacola, FL)
2/23/1978 (Los Angeles, CA)
104
35
RF
139
2.1
6'2"
180
L
R
5/19/1905 (Mexia, TX)
3/30/1974 (Memphis, TN)
105
NBY
35
P
18
47.0
5'11"
215
L
L
5/9/1905 (Kent County, MD)
1/1/1959 (New York, NY)
106
NYC
35
C
53
5'7"
200
R
5/5/1905 (Newport News, VA)
1/1968 (Philadelphia, PA)
107
PS
35
3B
46
5'10"
172
R
R
2/14/1905 (Washington County, TX)
8/3/1947 (Los Angeles, CA)
108
NBY
35
RF
71
6'1"
200
R
R
1/16/1905 (Atlanta, GA)
109
35
2B
134
5'8"
155
R
R
11/30/1904 (West New York, NJ)
4/6/1981 (Jersey City, NJ)
110
35
SS
92
5'11"
190
R
R
9/10/1904 (Austin, TX)
111
NBY
35
SS
1
5'5"
162
R
R
7/20/1904 (Arkadelphia, AR)
10/1979 (Schenectady, NY)
112
PS
36
LF
212
7.0
5'11"
170
R
R
11/23/1903 (Port Allen, LA)
2/22/1954 (Philadelphia, PA)
113
NBY
37
C
58
5'10"
175
R
R
1/8/1903 (Richmond, VA)
1/1971 (Newark, NJ)
114
37
P
14
18.0
5'9"
170
L
R
12/8/1902 (Harpersville, AL)
1/23/1974 (Birmingham, AL)
115
NE
37
P
3
5.1
5'10"
185
R
R
8/2/1902 (Arkadelphia, AR)
2/13/1944 (Schenectady, NY)
116
NE
39
LF
150
6'1"
200
R
R
3/31/1901 (Blocton, AL)
7/9/1966 (Newark, NJ)
117
NBY
39
P
11
25.0
5'9"
180
B
R
2/28/1901 (Alexandria, IN)
12/3/1973 (New York, NY)
118
NYC
39
P
36
79.2
R
R
119
BEG
39
RF
161
5'11"
195
R
R
8/16/1900 (Talladega, AL)
4/15/1976 (Compton, CA)
120
PS
40
P
6
14.1
6'1"
180
L
R
1/1/1900 (Glasgow, DE)
6/12/1982 (Philadelphia, PA)
121
PS
42
RF
2
5'7"
165
L
L
1/10/1898 (New York, NY)
12/4/1968 (Philadelphia, PA)
122
NE
42
C
141
6'1"
235
B
R
7/27/1897 (Caldwell County, TX)
9/22/1965 (Los Angeles, CA)
123
NYC
44
C
55
5'8"
170
R
R
6/6/1896 (Guanabacoa, Cuba)
7/20/1972 (Guanabacoa, Cuba)
124
HG
44
3B
119
5'8"
190
L
R
2/28/1896 (Remington, VA)
6/24/1963 (Washington, DC)
125
HG
44
C
10
5'8"
175
R
R
7/6/1895 (Lexington, KY)
1/1981 (Erie, PA)

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