1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


1938 / 1940



Tom Wilson (President)
Ed Bolden (Vice President)
Eddie Gottlieb (Recording Secretary)
Cumberland Posey (Corresponding Secretary)
Abe Manley (Treasurer)

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Hilton
Smith

Leaders

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
KCM
0.89
2
SL3
0.96
3
HG/EAS
0.98
4
KCM/WES
0.99
5
KCM
1.00
6
MRS/WES
1.01
7
NE
1.05
8
MRS
1.06
9
TC/WES
1.09
10
KCM
1.11


Standings
Glossary

Negro National League II

vs NN2 vs Maj. Black Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
36
19
1
.655
-
42
21
1
.667
7.1
4.6
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA), Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
2
32
23
1
.582
4.0
41
23
1
.641
6.4
4.8
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
3
19
18
4
.514
8.0
21
18
4
.538
4.7
4.9
No Home Ballpark
4
21
23
0
.477
9.5
29
25
0
.537
5.8
5.0
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
5
24
29
1
.453
11.0
24
29
1
.453
5.2
6.6
Parkside Athletic Field (Philadelphia, PA)
6
4
6
1
.400
9.5
4
6
1
.400
3.5
5.1
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
7
7
25
0
.219
17.5
9
25
0
.265
3.4
5.9
No Home Ballpark
* = League Champion      

NNL II Playoffs

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
3
1
0
.750
-
7.3
4.0
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
2
3
2
0
.600
0.5
7.8
5.4
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA), Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
3
2
3
0
.400
1.5
5.4
7.8
Parkside Athletic Field (Philadelphia, PA)
4
1
3
0
.250
2.0
4.0
7.3
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)


NNL II Championship Series

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
3
1
1
.750
-
4.2
2.6
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
2
1
3
1
.250
2.0
2.6
4.2
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA), Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)


Negro American League

vs NAL vs Maj. Black Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
46
25
0
.648
-
46
28
0
.622
5.8
4.2
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
2
40
34
0
.541
7.5
41
37
0
.526
5.3
5.0
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
3
20
21
0
.488
11.0
20
29
0
.408
4.3
5.6
Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
4
9
11
1
.450
11.5
9
11
1
.450
4.8
5.9
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
5
15
20
1
.429
13.0
15
23
1
.395
5.6
6.2
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO)
6
6
10
0
.375
12.5
7
19
0
.269
4.8
7.5
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
7
19
34
0
.358
18.0
21
35
0
.375
3.9
5.5
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
* = League Champion      1 = First Half Champion      2 = Second Half Champion      

NAL Championship Series

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
4
1
0
.800
-
5.0
2.6
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
2
1
4
0
.200
3.0
2.6
5.0
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO)


East-West All Star Games

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
1
1
0
.500
-
6.0
3.0
Yankee Stadium (New York, NY)
2
1
1
0
.500
-
3.0
6.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)



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