1937 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Season


1936 / 1938

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

Runs Scored

# Player Team R
1
MULT
67
2
HG
60
3
EAS/HG
59
4
HG
59
5
KCM/WES
57
6
EAS/HG
56
7
MULT
45
8
KCM
41
9
CAG
40
10
KCM
39

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
KCM
846
2
CT
603
3
BCA
343
4
BBB
328
5
BCA/HG
266
6
BRG/NBY
225
7
MULT
212
8
IA/MRS
211
9
CT
197
10
KCM/SAS
192


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
MULT
552.2
1.08
18.3%
6.3%
2.92
0.5%
2
NN2
460.1
1.30
13.0%
8.4%
1.54
1.0%
3
432.1
1.36
12.6%
8.0%
1.58
1.0%
4
NAL
334.0
1.14
17.1%
4.7%
3.61
0.6%
5
NN2
333.1
1.59
10.0%
8.0%
1.26
1.8%
6
NN2
301.0
1.42
10.8%
6.6%
1.65
2.2%
7
NN2
297.1
1.51
11.4%
8.8%
1.29
1.0%
8
NN2
291.0
1.65
11.2%
7.9%
1.41
1.6%
9
NN2
274.0
1.43
11.0%
7.5%
1.47
1.6%
10
NAL
223.2
1.53
12.4%
7.1%
1.74
1.7%
11
NAL
213.0
1.99
8.0%
9.8%
0.82
1.9%
12
NAL
179.2
1.50
12.1%
7.6%
1.60
0.1%
13
NAL
166.2
1.64
11.1%
8.9%
1.24
0.4%
14
NAL
165.0
1.77
11.1%
10.3%
1.09
1.0%
15
IND
124.0
1.23
18.9%
5.1%
3.74
0.6%
16
IND
45.2
1.62
15.3%
7.4%
2.06
1.9%
17
IND
41.0
0.88
22.8%
3.0%
7.60
0.6%
18
NvM
36.0
1.33
20.0%
4.4%
4.57
2.5%
19
IND
35.0
1.14
21.6%
4.7%
4.57
1.4%
20
IND
28.0
1.54
12.0%
8.3%
1.45
0.0%
21
IND
27.0
1.15
21.4%
9.8%
2.18
1.8%
22
EWA
9.0
0.78
17.1%
5.7%
3.00
2.9%
23
NSA
9.0
1.00
34.2%
0.0%
0.0%
24
NSA
9.0
2.56
14.3%
8.2%
1.75
4.1%
25
EWA
9.0
1.78
2.3%
11.6%
0.20
2.3%
25
7
4596.2
1.42
13.1%
7.5%
1.74
1.2%



Players
# Team Role
1
MULT
RP
161.1
0.94
20.2%
5.8%
3.46
0.3%
2
SP
139.2
1.05
16.4%
7.8%
2.09
0.7%
3
HG
RP
126.0
1.16
13.9%
6.9%
2.00
0.7%
4
CT
SP
111.2
1.09
17.8%
4.4%
4.00
0.4%
5
RP
96.0
1.27
14.5%
7.4%
1.97
1.0%
6
MULT
RP
94.2
1.51
12.9%
9.3%
1.39
0.7%
7
SL2
SP
90.1
1.88
7.1%
8.7%
0.82
0.9%
8
MULT
RP
90.1
1.41
17.2%
6.6%
2.62
0.8%
9
MULT
RP
90.1
1.17
15.8%
4.2%
3.81
1.0%
10
NE
SP
83.2
1.53
9.6%
7.4%
1.29
1.9%
11
HG
RP
80.1
1.15
9.9%
8.1%
1.22
0.9%
12
RP
76.1
1.26
16.4%
7.3%
2.26
0.9%
13
HG/NE
SP
76.0
1.21
12.4%
7.6%
1.64
1.5%
14
RP
76.0
1.21
12.7%
4.7%
2.73
0.9%
15
SP
75.2
0.89
16.2%
4.8%
3.36
0.3%
16
HG
RP
74.1
1.26
10.7%
11.0%
0.97
0.3%
17
KCM
SP
67.1
1.14
14.8%
6.7%
2.21
0.4%
18
PS
SP
66.2
1.26
9.6%
4.6%
2.08
3.2%
19
SP
64.2
1.76
10.4%
8.4%
1.23
2.3%
20
SP
63.2
1.35
14.2%
7.1%
2.00
2.2%
21
PS
SP
63.1
1.34
8.8%
4.8%
1.85
2.6%
22
WEG
SP
62.1
1.59
7.6%
10.0%
0.76
0.3%
23
BBB
SP
60.2
1.60
12.9%
5.7%
2.27
2.3%
24
RP
60.1
1.36
13.5%
7.9%
1.71
1.1%
25
HG
SP
60.0
1.57
15.0%
8.8%
1.71
1.1%
26
NBY
RP
59.2
1.64
8.9%
9.6%
0.93
2.5%
27
BBB
SP
55.1
1.55
9.4%
8.6%
1.09
1.2%
28
DTS
SP
54.1
1.95
10.1%
14.9%
0.68
0.7%
29
CAG
RP
54.0
1.80
10.8%
10.4%
1.04
0.8%
30
WEG
SP
53.2
1.43
11.8%
6.8%
1.75
0.8%
31
PS
RP
53.2
1.38
14.1%
4.8%
2.91
1.3%
32
WEG
RP
53.1
1.41
11.0%
8.4%
1.30
0.4%
33
SP
53.1
1.16
16.6%
5.4%
3.08
0.0%
34
CT
SP
50.2
0.83
12.8%
4.6%
2.78
0.0%
35
PC
RP
50.0
1.56
8.8%
11.0%
0.80
3.1%
36
PS
RP
48.0
1.13
15.8%
4.6%
3.44
1.5%
37
SP
48.0
0.98
17.6%
6.9%
2.54
1.1%
38
KCM
RP
47.2
1.34
22.7%
6.3%
3.62
1.4%
39
BCA
SP
47.1
1.08
24.1%
5.0%
4.80
0.5%
40
IA
SP
47.0
1.53
15.3%
8.6%
1.78
0.0%
41
SP
46.2
1.39
10.5%
4.3%
2.44
1.4%
42
NBY
SP
45.1
1.59
9.8%
7.8%
1.25
2.0%
43
PC
RP
43.2
1.33
3.8%
5.4%
0.70
1.6%
44
NBY
RP
43.2
1.47
10.1%
10.1%
1.00
1.0%
45
SL2
RP
42.2
1.95
7.4%
12.0%
0.62
3.2%
46
SP
42.2
1.88
12.4%
4.1%
3.00
0.5%
47
NBY
SP
42.2
1.80
13.2%
4.4%
3.00
1.0%
48
SP
42.0
1.31
10.6%
8.5%
1.25
0.5%
49
DTS
RP
41.1
1.52
10.6%
6.3%
1.67
1.1%
50
DTS
SP
40.0
1.53
15.6%
9.5%
1.65
1.1%
51
HG
RP
39.0
1.59
12.6%
8.0%
1.57
1.1%
52
MULT
RP
37.0
1.30
18.4%
7.6%
2.42
2.5%
53
CAG
RP
36.1
1.54
6.1%
8.5%
0.71
0.0%
54
CT
SP
35.1
1.50
17.1%
4.9%
3.50
1.2%
55
IA
RP
34.1
1.40
8.9%
8.2%
1.08
0.0%
56
MRS
RP
33.0
1.94
7.1%
8.8%
0.80
0.0%
57
NE
SP
32.0
1.53
13.5%
6.4%
2.11
2.1%
58
NBY
SP
30.1
2.21
13.6%
9.1%
1.50
1.9%
59
MRS
SP
30.0
1.57
17.5%
8.4%
2.08
0.0%
60
WEG
RP
29.1
1.60
12.0%
9.8%
1.23
2.3%
61
CT
RP
29.0
1.28
7.8%
7.0%
1.11
0.0%
62
NE
RP
28.2
1.22
10.0%
7.5%
1.33
0.8%
63
BBB
SP
28.2
1.57
13.5%
7.5%
1.80
3.0%
64
BBB
SP
27.0
0.85
14.9%
2.0%
7.50
0.0%
65
RP
26.1
1.90
9.4%
14.2%
0.67
0.8%
66
SL2
RP
26.1
1.67
9.1%
9.9%
0.92
0.0%
67
SP
26.0
1.19
18.3%
7.3%
2.50
0.9%
68
RP
26.0
1.23
10.9%
10.0%
1.09
0.9%
69
SP
24.1
1.23
10.1%
1.0%
10.00
0.0%
70
BCA
RP
24.1
1.19
11.0%
3.0%
3.67
0.0%
71
BBB
SP
24.0
1.92
16.7%
8.3%
2.00
1.7%
72
HG/PC
SP
23.2
1.69
5.6%
7.5%
0.75
1.9%
73
BBB
RP
23.0
1.52
11.2%
7.5%
1.50
0.9%
74
SP
23.0
1.96
10.2%
9.3%
1.09
1.7%
75
PS
RP
22.2
1.99
11.4%
14.0%
0.81
4.4%
76
BCA
RP
21.2
1.38
20.4%
5.4%
3.80
1.1%
77
MRS
SP
21.1
1.73
5.9%
11.9%
0.50
1.0%
78
PS
RP
21.0
1.71
8.3%
11.5%
0.73
0.0%
79
SP
20.1
2.07
15.9%
7.5%
2.13
1.9%
80
SDS
SP
20.0
1.35
20.0%
4.4%
4.50
2.2%
81
CT
SP
20.0
1.25
36.9%
7.1%
5.17
2.4%
82
KCM
SP
18.1
0.76
34.8%
4.3%
8.00
0.0%
83
JRC
SP
18.0
0.61
35.8%
1.5%
24.00
0.0%
84
RP
17.2
1.13
11.3%
7.0%
1.60
1.4%
85
SL2
SP
15.0
1.80
12.8%
1.3%
10.00
2.6%
86
PC
SP
14.1
2.02
5.8%
7.2%
0.80
0.0%
87
NAS
SP
14.0
1.07
22.2%
13.0%
1.71
1.9%
88
RP
13.2
2.05
15.3%
12.5%
1.22
0.0%
89
MRS
SP
13.1
1.88
9.2%
7.7%
1.20
1.5%
90
CS2
RP
13.0
1.23
19.6%
3.6%
5.50
0.0%
91
PS
RP
11.2
2.31
1.6%
9.8%
0.17
1.6%
92
CT
RP
11.2
1.20
14.9%
6.4%
2.33
0.0%
93
CS2
RP
11.1
2.03
14.5%
3.2%
4.50
1.6%
94
ML3
RP
10.0
1.50
19.6%
4.3%
4.50
4.3%
95
ML3
RP
10.0
1.40
8.5%
2.1%
4.00
4.3%
96
ML3
RP
10.0
1.60
28.3%
6.5%
4.33
0.0%
97
DTS
SP
9.2
1.86
16.3%
12.2%
1.33
2.0%
98
CS2
RP
9.2
0.41
18.8%
0.0%
3.1%
99
JRC
SP
9.0
0.33
16.1%
3.2%
5.00
0.0%
100
MRS
RP
9.0
1.67
0.0%
8.9%
0.00
0.0%
101
PS
RP
8.2
1.62
12.5%
10.0%
1.25
2.5%
102
RP
8.2
2.42
8.3%
12.5%
0.67
2.1%
103
SL2
SP
8.1
2.40
4.3%
13.0%
0.33
6.5%
104
MRS
RP
7.2
0.78
32.1%
7.1%
4.50
0.0%
105
CAG
SP
7.2
2.48
2.5%
7.5%
0.33
5.0%
106
SP
7.0
1.86
11.4%
11.4%
1.00
2.9%
107
PC
RP
7.0
2.14
13.9%
13.9%
1.00
2.8%
108
RP
7.0
2.00
10.8%
8.1%
1.33
0.0%
109
SL2
RP
6.2
2.40
6.5%
12.9%
0.50
9.7%
110
CS2
RP
6.0
1.67
7.4%
25.9%
0.29
0.0%
111
BCA
SP
6.0
1.33
17.9%
7.1%
2.50
0.0%
112
DTS
RP
6.0
1.00
0.0%
4.0%
0.00
0.0%
113
JRC
SP
6.0
1.67
3.1%
3.1%
1.00
0.0%
114
SL2
SP
5.1
2.25
17.2%
10.3%
1.67
3.4%
115
PS
SP
5.1
1.69
4.2%
12.5%
0.33
0.0%
116
KCM
RP
5.1
1.50
20.0%
4.0%
5.00
0.0%
117
ML3
SP
5.0
0.40
17.6%
0.0%
0.0%
118
CAG
RP
4.2
2.36
0.0%
7.7%
0.00
0.0%
119
SL2
SP
4.2
1.93
7.4%
14.8%
0.50
0.0%
120
CS2
SP
4.2
3.43
13.3%
13.3%
1.00
0.0%
121
JRC
SP
4.1
1.62
18.2%
4.5%
4.00
4.5%
122
WEG
RP
4.1
0.92
29.4%
5.9%
5.00
0.0%
123
BRG
RP
4.1
2.31
12.0%
20.0%
0.60
0.0%
124
DTS
RP
4.0
1.25
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
125
MRS
RP
3.2
1.64
12.5%
0.0%
0.0%
126
SL2
RP
3.1
3.30
13.6%
22.7%
0.60
0.0%
127
PC
RP
3.0
5.00
0.0%
16.7%
0.00
4.2%
128
PC
RP
2.2
4.13
0.0%
5.3%
0.00
5.3%
129
JRC
RP
2.2
0.75
20.0%
10.0%
2.00
0.0%
130
BBB
RP
2.2
2.63
0.0%
25.0%
0.00
0.0%
131
SL2
SP
2.2
3.38
22.2%
11.1%
2.00
0.0%
132
SL2
RP
2.2
0.38
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
133
SL2
SP
2.1
3.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
134
CAG
RP
2.1
3.43
20.0%
20.0%
1.00
6.7%
135
BBB
RP
2.1
1.29
20.0%
10.0%
2.00
10.0%
136
IA
RP
2.1
3.00
7.1%
14.3%
0.50
0.0%
137
SL2
RP
2.0
2.50
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
138
PC
RP
2.0
1.50
33.3%
0.0%
0.0%
139
WEG
RP
1.2
1.80
0.0%
12.5%
0.00
0.0%
140
DTS
RP
1.1
5.25
0.0%
25.0%
0.00
0.0%
141
IA
RP
1.1
2.25
25.0%
25.0%
1.00
0.0%
142
CS2
RP
1.0
5.00
11.1%
11.1%
1.00
22.2%
143
JRC
RP
1.0
3.00
40.0%
0.0%
0.0%
144
BCA
RP
1.0
3.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
145
ML3
SP
1.0
1.00
75.0%
25.0%
3.00
0.0%
146
KCM
RP
1.0
2.00
20.0%
20.0%
1.00
0.0%
147
KCM
RP
0.2
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
148
IA
RP
0.2
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
149
NBY
RP
0.2
1.50
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
150
HG
RP
0.1
12.00
0.0%
40.0%
0.00
0.0%
151
SL2
SP
0.1
18.00
0.0%
57.1%
0.00
0.0%
152
SL2
RP
0.1
12.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
153
MRS
RP
0.1
9.00
0.0%
20.0%
0.00
0.0%
154
CAG
RP
0.1
15.00
0.0%
16.7%
0.00
0.0%
155
CAG
RP
0.1
3.00
50.0%
0.0%
0.0%
156
NBY
RP
0.1
0.00
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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