1937 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Season


1936 / 1938

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

Batting Average

# Player Team BA
1
BBB
.482
2
EAS/NBY
.419
3
HG
.417
4
HG
.405
5
BBB/SL2
.390
6
NAS/WEG
.381
7
EAS/HG
.379
8
MULT
.378
9
MULT
.376
10
NAS/WEG
.369

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
JRC
0.61
2
KCM
0.76
3
CT
0.83
4
BBB
0.85
5
KCM/CAG
0.89
6
MULT
0.94
7
BCA/HG
0.98
8
CAG/KCM
1.05
9
NAS
1.07
10
BCA
1.08


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
NSA
1
49
.501
8.2%
4.1%
.326
2
NN2
52
2156
.377
8.8%
2.6%
.181
3
IND
3
132
.373
9.8%
0.8%
.157
4
EWA
1
43
.358
11.6%
2.3%
5.00
2.3%
.132
5
NAL
27
1027
.354
6.7%
1.0%
.124
6
NN2
37
1352
.351
8.0%
2.1%
.156
7
NAL
28
993
.344
7.3%
0.8%
.127
8
MULT
64
2399
.339
8.2%
1.1%
.121
9
NN2
32
1213
.336
8.7%
1.2%
.132
10
NAL
20
757
.333
8.2%
1.8%
.131
11
NN2
35
1302
.329
7.7%
1.1%
.099
12
NAL
39
1448
.328
6.8%
0.6%
.113
13
NAL
21
828
.321
8.3%
0.6%
.093
14
NN2
39
1464
.315
5.9%
1.3%
.108
15
IND
4
154
.299
7.8%
1.3%
.087
16
NN2
37
1285
.292
7.9%
0.4%
.072
17
IND
5
210
.290
9.0%
0.0%
.086
18
50
1830
.283
7.0%
0.8%
.088
19
NvM
151
.277
11.3%
0.7%
.091
20
IND
15
510
.269
4.9%
1.0%
.095
21
NAL
20
741
.260
5.3%
0.1%
.051
22
IND
3
107
.247
4.7%
0.9%
.078
23
EWA
1
35
.246
5.7%
17.1%
0.33
2.9%
.156
24
IND
5
172
.229
4.1%
0.0%
.043
25
NSA
1
38
.223
0.0%
0.0%
.026
25
7
769
20396
.325
7.5%
9.0%
1.00
1.2%
.116



Players
# Team Pos
1
BRG
RF
10
.622
20.0%
10.0%
.625
2
HG
C
183
.586
13.7%
10.9%
.558
3
BRG
3B
15
.576
13.3%
0.0%
.308
4
BRG
LF
15
.510
20.0%
0.0%
.167
5
1B
204
.507
12.7%
0.0%
6.9%
.362
6
LF
272
.462
7.4%
0.0%
4.0%
.264
7
RF
118
.461
2.5%
4.2%
.313
8
MULT
CF
171
.459
4.1%
0.0%
4.1%
.325
9
MULT
SS
166
.451
12.0%
50.0%
0.00
1.8%
.204
10
MULT
LF
83
.434
8.4%
2.4%
.176
11
1B
126
.434
12.7%
0.0%
5.6%
.282
12
MULT
CF
116
.428
9.5%
50.0%
0.00
4.3%
.218
13
MULT
CF
88
.425
10.2%
2.3%
.192
14
CS2
1B
25
.419
8.0%
0.0%
.174
15
1B
162
.418
6.8%
1.9%
.134
16
SS
147
.418
6.8%
0.0%
0.7%
.220
17
MULT
3B
154
.414
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.135
18
CF
50
.411
2.0%
4.0%
.277
19
HG
LF
229
.410
10.5%
2.2%
.218
20
SL2
RF
120
.404
10.0%
1.7%
.160
21
1B
109
.397
2.8%
0.0%
.067
22
DTS
SS
79
.394
3.8%
3.8%
.280
23
PC
3B
123
.394
7.3%
3.3%
.168
24
MULT
SS
141
.393
8.5%
0.0%
2.1%
.224
25
BRG
C
10
.392
10.0%
0.0%
.143
26
NBY
1B
154
.384
10.4%
1.3%
.143
27
1B
88
.381
13.6%
0.0%
.056
28
MULT
2B
291
.375
8.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.101
29
RF
169
.374
5.9%
0.0%
0.0%
.127
30
NBY
CF
147
.374
10.2%
2.7%
.155
31
MULT
3B
78
.373
10.3%
2.6%
.145
32
CS2
LF
19
.373
5.3%
0.0%
.111
33
2B
117
.372
7.7%
1.7%
.184
34
3B
123
.370
8.9%
2.4%
.193
35
NBY
2B
141
.370
7.1%
0.7%
.109
36
2B
75
.369
12.0%
1.3%
.094
37
CS2
3B
25
.367
8.0%
0.0%
.136
38
HG
RF
208
.367
4.8%
0.5%
.091
39
CT
CF
161
.366
8.7%
1.9%
.175
40
BCA
LF
56
.363
8.9%
3.6%
.220
41
SS
200
.361
4.0%
0.0%
1.5%
.173
42
CF
264
.360
11.4%
0.0%
1.5%
.129
43
PS
1B
138
.357
8.7%
0.7%
.122
44
NBY
CF
138
.354
8.0%
0.7%
.104
45
NE
RF
129
.351
8.5%
2.3%
.162
46
KCM
CF
156
.350
19.9%
0.6%
.033
47
CS2
2B
22
.349
0.0%
0.0%
.143
48
LF
151
.349
9.9%
2.6%
.157
49
CT
LF
123
.347
12.2%
0.8%
.165
50
KCM
3B
256
.343
10.2%
1.2%
.164
51
PS
CF
127
.342
12.6%
0.0%
.045
52
CT
1B
155
.333
8.4%
1.3%
.109
53
RF
148
.330
8.8%
3.4%
.150
54
1B
212
.327
5.7%
0.0%
1.4%
.141
55
HG
3B
233
.326
9.4%
0.9%
.084
56
PS
LF
117
.326
8.5%
0.9%
.077
57
MULT
RF
284
.325
12.0%
100.0%
0.00
0.7%
.090
58
1B
180
.324
5.0%
0.6%
.101
59
PC
LF
146
.324
8.2%
0.0%
.068
60
CAG
CF
154
.324
5.8%
1.9%
.136
61
BBB
2B
97
.321
7.2%
0.0%
.045
62
BCA
2B
62
.319
6.5%
0.0%
.088
63
HG
2B
231
.314
7.8%
0.4%
.104
64
CF
88
.313
9.1%
0.0%
.078
65
BCA
SS
61
.311
3.3%
1.6%
.088
66
3B
131
.311
9.2%
0.0%
.078
67
SDS
1B
14
.308
0.0%
0.0%
.154
68
C
126
.308
3.2%
0.0%
0.0%
.091
69
BRG
CF
14
.306
7.1%
0.0%
.167
70
JRC
LF
19
.305
5.3%
0.0%
.056
71
2B
145
.301
13.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.108
72
CAG
RF
195
.301
8.2%
1.0%
.071
73
KCM
SS
163
.301
6.7%
0.6%
.110
74
CAG
3B
194
.301
9.8%
0.0%
.077
75
1B
82
.299
4.9%
1.2%
.143
76
MULT
SS
105
.295
6.7%
1.0%
.094
77
PC
RF
135
.290
2.2%
1.5%
.127
78
CS2
C
18
.290
5.6%
0.0%
.118
79
C
129
.288
7.8%
0.0%
0.0%
.018
80
CT
3B
162
.286
8.0%
0.6%
.089
81
NE
CF
146
.284
4.8%
0.0%
.080
82
LF
156
.281
8.3%
1.3%
.071
83
MULT
SS
163
.278
3.7%
33.3%
0.00
0.0%
.072
84
WEG
SS
144
.278
8.3%
0.7%
.082
85
2B
180
.278
10.0%
1.1%
.113
86
IA
2B
94
.277
10.6%
0.0%
.088
87
C
212
.276
9.0%
0.0%
.066
88
DTS
LF
68
.262
8.8%
1.5%
.150
89
BBB
CF
112
.260
3.6%
0.0%
.077
90
BRG
2B
10
.259
10.0%
0.0%
.000
91
MRS
2B
65
.259
1.5%
0.0%
.047
92
BCA
3B
50
.257
4.0%
0.0%
.063
93
MRS
RF
74
.247
5.4%
0.0%
.015
94
HG
SS
183
.246
4.4%
0.0%
.019
95
LF
194
.239
5.2%
0.0%
.045
96
MRS
C
67
.230
7.5%
0.0%
.016
97
NE
2B
121
.209
6.6%
0.0%
.028
98
IA
3B
70
.202
7.1%
0.0%
.000
99
JRC
RF
16
.200
0.0%
0.0%
.063
100
MRS
CF
75
.189
5.3%
0.0%
.000
101
BCA
1B
55
.179
3.6%
0.0%
.000
102
CS2
CF
22
.170
0.0%
0.0%
.000
103
SDS
RF
18
.166
5.6%
0.0%
.063
104
CS2
RF
17
.164
11.8%
0.0%
.067
105
BCA
RF
52
.154
1.9%
0.0%
.039
106
JRC
C
18
.144
5.6%
0.0%
.000
107
BRG
1B
14
.133
0.0%
0.0%
.000
108
JRC
SS
20
.130
5.0%
0.0%
.000
109
JRC
2B
16
.104
6.3%
0.0%
.000
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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