1938 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1938 Season


1937 / 1939

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

On Base %

# Player Team OBP
1
EAS/HG
.494
2
EAS/HG
.464
3
PC
.448
4
WES/AB3
.448
5
BCA
.442
6
MRS/BBB
.438
7
MRS/WES
.436
8
PS
.431
9
NE
.427
10
MULT
.427

K/BB

# Player Team SO/BB
1
KCM/MRS
8.00
2
WES/KCM
6.83
3
KCM
5.09
4
KCM
4.20
5
WES/CAG
4.00
6
KCM
3.63
7
MRS
3.45
8
AB3
3.22
9
MRS/WES
3.17
10
NBY
2.75


Advanced Batting


Bats:


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
46
1764
.377
9.0%
2.5%
.169
2
EWA
2
82
.341
14.6%
7.3%
2.00
2.4%
.104
3
NN2
37
1410
.338
9.6%
1.1%
.114
4
NAL
44
1550
.336
7.9%
1.1%
.128
5
NN2
65
2342
.330
10.1%
1.6%
.119
6
37
1319
.326
7.4%
0.7%
.094
7
EWA
2
78
.321
6.4%
3.8%
1.67
0.0%
.113
8
NN2
40
1516
.320
8.4%
1.3%
.124
9
NN2
28
1011
.318
7.5%
1.6%
.119
10
NAL
17
721
.318
7.9%
0.3%
.064
11
46
1673
.316
7.0%
0.5%
.086
12
NAL
36
1367
.311
7.8%
1.0%
.098
13
NN2
30
1114
.308
7.6%
0.8%
.092
14
NN2
14
524
.307
9.2%
0.4%
.063
15
NAL
18
596
.302
6.0%
0.8%
.106
16
NAL
27
972
.283
7.5%
0.4%
.064
16
4
665
18039
.325
8.3%
5.6%
1.89
1.1%
.109



Players
# Team Pos
1
1B
182
.522
13.2%
0.0%
4.9%
.314
2
C
200
.501
14.5%
0.0%
6.5%
.349
3
MULT
1B
82
.488
7.3%
25.0%
1.00
3.7%
.293
4
LF
67
.477
13.4%
25.0%
0.00
3.0%
.268
5
BCA
RF
139
.473
7.2%
3.6%
.213
6
PC
2B
157
.467
8.9%
2.5%
.229
7
SS
149
.454
11.4%
0.0%
2.7%
.202
8
2B
122
.439
8.2%
0.0%
1.6%
.200
9
NE
RF
114
.439
11.4%
3.5%
.247
10
KCM
CF
170
.437
5.9%
3.5%
.244
11
RF
122
.428
7.4%
0.0%
.090
12
SS
117
.422
12.0%
12.5%
1.00
1.7%
.206
13
BEG
1B
150
.417
10.0%
3.3%
.220
14
3B
117
.404
6.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.150
15
HG
CF
189
.398
11.6%
3.2%
.190
16
PS
C
228
.397
12.7%
3.1%
.163
17
MULT
3B
138
.395
9.4%
0.0%
.098
18
MRS
RF
112
.393
2.7%
1.8%
.168
19
LF
185
.387
8.1%
0.0%
1.1%
.151
20
BCA
1B
149
.387
10.1%
1.3%
.094
21
MRS
CF
139
.386
10.1%
0.0%
.089
22
1B
102
.376
9.8%
0.0%
5.9%
.233
23
RF
154
.373
6.5%
0.0%
2.6%
.180
24
JRC
CF
69
.370
11.6%
0.0%
.066
25
CAG
LF
148
.370
9.5%
2.0%
.132
26
RF
87
.364
12.6%
0.0%
.067
27
NBY
2B
117
.364
7.7%
0.0%
.105
28
HG
RF
152
.361
4.6%
0.7%
.115
29
C
129
.361
14.0%
25.0%
0.00
0.8%
.074
30
PS
LF
264
.359
9.8%
2.3%
.159
31
PS
RF
281
.357
10.3%
0.4%
.095
32
JRC
LF
65
.354
6.2%
0.0%
.131
33
BCA
LF
167
.354
6.6%
0.0%
.130
34
KCM
1B
151
.353
11.3%
2.0%
.167
35
LF
198
.353
8.6%
0.0%
0.5%
.119
36
SS
168
.352
7.1%
0.0%
0.0%
.113
37
PC
3B
142
.351
11.3%
0.7%
.136
38
PC/PS
1B
196
.349
11.7%
0.0%
.084
39
PS
2B
209
.348
8.6%
2.4%
.136
40
BBB
1B
94
.346
2.1%
1.1%
.130
41
NE
LF
106
.344
7.5%
0.9%
.126
42
LF
133
.344
8.3%
0.0%
.043
43
NBY
CF
132
.341
6.8%
0.0%
.083
44
1B
152
.336
9.2%
0.0%
0.0%
.030
45
1B
59
.335
13.6%
0.0%
.137
46
SS
262
.335
10.7%
0.0%
1.9%
.140
47
2B
175
.334
8.0%
0.0%
.045
48
CF
133
.334
7.5%
1.5%
.150
49
3B
143
.326
4.9%
25.0%
0.00
0.7%
.148
50
MULT
C
101
.320
11.9%
0.0%
0.0%
.059
51
CF
65
.319
12.3%
3.1%
.132
52
2B
151
.316
8.6%
25.0%
0.00
0.7%
.074
53
BEG
CF
169
.316
9.5%
0.0%
.074
54
BBB
LF
88
.315
4.5%
0.0%
.095
55
JRC
1B
75
.314
4.0%
0.0%
.014
56
HG
2B
201
.313
8.5%
2.0%
.094
57
CF
67
.311
7.5%
0.0%
.082
58
JRC
SS
76
.311
7.9%
1.3%
.116
59
1B
143
.309
7.7%
1.4%
.133
60
MRS
LF
140
.309
1.4%
0.0%
.081
61
BEG
SS
157
.304
8.3%
0.6%
.087
62
PC
LF
153
.299
10.5%
1.3%
.123
63
2B
140
.296
7.9%
0.7%
.040
64
AB3
2B
58
.295
3.4%
0.0%
.019
65
BCA
CF
174
.294
4.6%
0.6%
.105
66
2B
127
.291
9.4%
0.8%
.064
67
3B
116
.290
6.9%
25.0%
0.00
0.9%
.085
68
JRC
RF
67
.286
6.0%
1.5%
.079
69
CF
153
.285
9.2%
0.0%
1.3%
.081
70
NBY
SS
108
.280
7.4%
1.9%
.108
71
PC/PS
CF
228
.279
7.5%
0.9%
.083
72
SS
118
.272
6.8%
0.0%
.067
73
AB3
SS
65
.271
3.1%
0.0%
.083
74
3B
102
.255
7.8%
0.0%
0.0%
.033
75
AB3
RF
67
.254
6.0%
0.0%
.081
76
HG
SS
177
.252
7.3%
0.0%
.069
77
JRC
3B
73
.247
6.8%
0.0%
.047
78
JRC
LF
63
.247
4.8%
0.0%
.000
79
NE
CF
115
.246
4.3%
0.0%
.028
80
BBB
CF
96
.239
5.2%
0.0%
.033
81
NE
2B
115
.229
7.0%
0.0%
.019
82
MULT
C
67
.187
6.0%
0.0%
.000
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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