1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


Negro National League II


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

OPS

# Player Team OPS
1
HG
1.094
2
NE
1.094
3
BEG
1.055
4
NE
1.004
5
NE
.991
6
BEG
.968
7
NBY/BEG
.959
8
NBY
.958
9
PS
.954
10
NBY
.916

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
HG
1.03
2
PS
1.18
3
NYC
1.26
4
PS
1.26
5
NE
1.28
6
BEG
1.34
7
PS
1.40
8
NE
1.41
9
HG
1.44
10
PS
1.44


Players


Bats:


Throws:



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

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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