1938 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1938 Season


Negro American League


1937 / 1939

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

wOBA

# Player Team wOBA
1
AB3/KCM
.503
2
BCA
.477
3
KCM
.437
4
BBB/MRS
.432
5
MRS
.405
6
MRS
.399
7
BCA
.393
8
BCA
.385
9
KCM
.384
10
BCA
.381


Pitching


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
27
16
.628
81
43
20
3
3
358.0
170
123
327
14
84
290
14
12
1487
3.09
120
2
NAL
20
15
.571
71
36
15
2
4
320.0
167
122
327
11
103
174
8
10
1387
3.43
105
3
NAL
21
23
.477
84
44
18
1
3
364.2
230
160
365
13
123
208
6
8
1603
3.95
103
4
NAL
7
11
.389
32
18
7
0
2
138.0
100
69
160
3
41
105
4
5
619
4.50
93
5
NAL
8
8
.500
26
17
9
0
0
156.2
92
73
161
6
63
85
4
3
683
4.19
89
6
NAL
5
22
.185
50
27
13
0
0
219.1
171
119
236
6
110
105
3
5
1011
4.88
86
7
NAL
15
20
.429
63
35
15
3
3
282.1
221
164
336
13
87
174
5
6
1296
5.23
77
7
1
103
115
.472
407
220
97
9
15
1839.0
1151
830
1912
66
611
1141
44
49
8086
4.06
96



Players
# Team Role
1
BCA
RP
4
5
.444
12
6
4
1
0
62.2
21
14
42
2
22
55
1
0
250
2.01
202
2
KCM
RP
7
2
.778
17
10
6
0
1
100.2
32
21
89
3
11
79
2
2
401
1.88
197
3
CAG
RP
8
1
.889
19
8
8
0
3
97.0
34
23
80
2
28
69
1
5
403
2.13
169
4
JRC
SP
1
1
.500
3
2
2
0
0
25.2
12
7
23
1
11
9
0
1
109
2.45
152
5
KCM
RP
4
1
.800
11
6
3
0
1
48.2
19
14
29
0
11
56
4
1
190
2.59
143
6
CAG
RP
6
2
.750
18
10
2
1
0
91.0
43
26
96
2
28
30
4
2
395
2.57
141
7
BCA
RP
5
3
.625
23
9
6
0
3
98.2
52
32
97
4
21
55
1
1
418
2.92
139
8
MRS
RP
4
2
.667
9
5
1
0
0
50.0
28
17
46
0
15
37
1
1
218
3.06
130
9
RP
6
2
.750
9
4
2
0
0
60.0
26
22
43
2
22
36
3
3
242
3.30
123
10
AB3
SP
2
4
.333
9
6
2
0
1
42.1
26
16
36
2
18
40
2
0
175
3.40
123
11
MRS
RP
3
4
.429
12
5
4
1
0
65.2
37
25
67
5
11
38
0
0
278
3.43
116
12
JRC
RP
0
2
.000
3
1
1
0
0
22.1
10
8
20
0
4
17
0
0
88
3.22
116
13
MRS
RP
3
4
.429
9
5
3
1
1
47.0
33
20
51
2
10
33
1
1
213
3.83
104
14
BBB
RP
2
0
1.000
10
5
2
0
0
34.0
26
16
45
0
19
14
1
0
165
4.24
99
15
AB3
RP
1
2
.333
7
4
2
0
1
34.0
22
17
35
0
9
29
0
0
144
4.50
93
16
BBB
RP
1
4
.200
10
5
2
0
0
36.1
26
19
37
1
13
15
0
0
166
4.71
89
17
KCM
SP
4
2
.667
12
9
4
2
0
53.2
31
25
55
1
13
26
0
2
227
4.19
88
18
CAG
SP
2
6
.250
13
9
2
1
0
51.1
29
24
54
3
9
37
0
1
216
4.21
86
19
AB3
SP
2
2
.500
5
4
2
0
0
27.2
20
15
34
0
6
12
1
3
124
4.88
86
20
SP
6
11
.353
18
13
7
0
0
98.1
77
54
103
5
35
49
0
1
437
4.94
83
21
CAG
RP
2
4
.333
12
7
3
0
1
53.0
35
28
59
3
25
26
3
1
239
4.75
76
22
JRC
SP
3
3
.500
6
5
4
0
0
47.1
33
26
54
3
17
24
3
1
214
4.94
76
23
JRC
SP
1
1
.500
4
3
1
0
0
21.1
13
12
19
0
14
16
0
0
99
5.06
74
24
BBB
RP
2
6
.250
13
7
5
0
0
77.0
65
51
81
2
43
42
1
1
354
5.96
70
25
MRS
RP
4
4
.500
14
8
3
1
2
52.0
49
40
61
2
22
34
0
3
246
6.92
57
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = 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