1937 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Season


Negro National League II


1936 / 1938

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

ERA

# Player Team ERA
1
HG
2.31
2
HG/NE
2.96
3
PS
3.00
4
WEG
3.04
5
HG
3.21
6
HG
3.25
7
NBY
3.50
8
HG
3.75
9
NE
3.77
10
PS
4.19


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
52
2156
.377
8.8%
2.6%
.181
2
NN2
37
1352
.351
8.0%
2.1%
.156
3
NN2
32
1213
.336
8.7%
1.2%
.132
4
NN2
35
1302
.329
7.7%
1.1%
.099
5
NN2
39
1464
.315
5.9%
1.3%
.108
6
NN2
37
1285
.292
7.9%
0.4%
.072
6
1
256
8772
.337
7.9%
1.6%
.130



Players
# Team Pos
1
HG
C
183
.586
13.7%
10.9%
.558
2
HG
1B
199
.501
12.6%
6.5%
.353
3
WEG
CF
154
.476
3.9%
4.5%
.347
4
WEG
1B
150
.438
7.3%
1.3%
.124
5
NE
1B
121
.433
11.6%
5.8%
.290
6
HG/NE
3B
149
.416
7.4%
0.7%
.140
7
HG
LF
229
.410
10.5%
2.2%
.218
8
HG/NE
SS
136
.401
8.8%
2.2%
.233
9
PC
3B
123
.394
7.3%
3.3%
.168
10
NBY
1B
154
.384
10.4%
1.3%
.143
11
NBY
CF
147
.374
10.2%
2.7%
.155
12
NBY
2B
141
.370
7.1%
0.7%
.109
13
HG
RF
208
.367
4.8%
0.5%
.091
14
HG
CF
259
.364
11.6%
1.5%
.132
15
PS
1B
138
.357
8.7%
0.7%
.122
16
NBY
CF
138
.354
8.0%
0.7%
.104
17
NE
RF
129
.351
8.5%
2.3%
.162
18
WEG
LF
145
.350
10.3%
2.8%
.164
19
PS
CF
127
.342
12.6%
0.0%
.045
20
WEG
RF
142
.339
8.5%
3.5%
.156
21
HG
3B
233
.326
9.4%
0.9%
.084
22
PS
LF
117
.326
8.5%
0.9%
.077
23
PC
LF
146
.324
8.2%
0.0%
.068
24
HG
2B
231
.314
7.8%
0.4%
.104
25
WEG
3B
126
.307
9.5%
0.0%
.072
26
PS
2B
143
.300
12.6%
0.7%
.109
27
PC
SS
150
.294
4.0%
0.0%
.071
28
NBY
LF
143
.293
9.1%
1.4%
.079
29
PC
RF
135
.290
2.2%
1.5%
.127
30
NE
CF
146
.284
4.8%
0.0%
.080
31
WEG
SS
144
.278
8.3%
0.7%
.082
32
HG
SS
183
.246
4.4%
0.0%
.019
33
NE
2B
121
.209
6.6%
0.0%
.028
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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