1938 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1938 Season


Negro National League II


1937 / 1939

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

Leaders

Batting Average

# Player Team BA
1
HG
.420
2
PC
.393
3
HG
.370
4
NE
.369
5
BEG
.362
6
NE
.351
7
MULT
.350
8
HG
.331
9
NBY/PC
.325
10
NBY
.324


Advanced Batting


Bats:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NN2
46
1764
.377
9.0%
2.5%
.169
2
NN2
37
1410
.338
9.6%
1.1%
.114
3
NN2
65
2342
.330
10.1%
1.6%
.119
4
NN2
40
1516
.320
8.4%
1.3%
.124
5
NN2
28
1011
.318
7.5%
1.6%
.119
6
NN2
30
1114
.308
7.6%
0.8%
.092
7
NN2
14
524
.307
9.2%
0.4%
.063
7
1
279
9681
.333
9.0%
1.5%
.122



Players
# Team Pos
1
HG
1B
178
.528
13.5%
5.1%
.320
2
HG
C
199
.503
14.6%
6.5%
.352
3
PC
2B
157
.467
8.9%
2.5%
.229
4
NE
RF
114
.439
11.4%
3.5%
.247
5
BEG
2B
117
.438
8.5%
1.7%
.200
6
NE
3B
113
.419
7.1%
0.9%
.155
7
BEG
1B
150
.417
10.0%
3.3%
.220
8
NE
SS
109
.409
11.9%
1.8%
.189
9
HG
CF
189
.398
11.6%
3.2%
.190
10
PS
C
228
.397
12.7%
3.1%
.163
11
MULT
3B
138
.395
9.4%
0.0%
.098
12
NE
1B
98
.392
10.2%
6.1%
.244
13
BEG
RF
145
.373
6.9%
2.8%
.185
14
BEG
C
125
.372
14.4%
0.8%
.077
15
RF
87
.364
12.6%
0.0%
.067
16
NBY
2B
117
.364
7.7%
0.0%
.105
17
HG
RF
152
.361
4.6%
0.7%
.115
18
PS
LF
264
.359
9.8%
2.3%
.159
19
PS
RF
281
.357
10.3%
0.4%
.095
20
HG
LF
192
.353
8.3%
0.5%
.116
21
PC
3B
142
.351
11.3%
0.7%
.136
22
PC/PS
1B
196
.349
11.7%
0.0%
.084
23
PS
2B
209
.348
8.6%
2.4%
.136
24
PC
SS
163
.346
6.7%
0.0%
.116
25
NE
LF
106
.344
7.5%
0.9%
.126
26
LF
133
.344
8.3%
0.0%
.043
27
NBY
CF
132
.341
6.8%
0.0%
.083
28
1B
59
.335
13.6%
0.0%
.137
29
PS
SS
257
.332
10.9%
1.9%
.139
30
CF
65
.319
12.3%
3.1%
.132
31
BEG
CF
169
.316
9.5%
0.0%
.074
32
HG
2B
201
.313
8.5%
2.0%
.094
33
1B
143
.309
7.7%
1.4%
.133
34
BEG
SS
157
.304
8.3%
0.6%
.087
35
PC
LF
153
.299
10.5%
1.3%
.123
36
NBY
3B
112
.289
7.1%
0.9%
.078
37
PC
CF
144
.284
9.0%
1.4%
.086
38
NBY
SS
108
.280
7.4%
1.9%
.108
39
PC/PS
CF
228
.279
7.5%
0.9%
.083
40
HG
SS
177
.252
7.3%
0.0%
.069
41
NE
CF
115
.246
4.3%
0.0%
.028
42
NE
2B
115
.229
7.0%
0.0%
.019
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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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