1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


Negro American League


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders

Runs Scored

# Player Team R
1
KCM
42
2
KCM
37
3
KCM
33
4
KCM
33
5
KCM
29
6
SL3
25
7
CAG
21
8
KCM
19
9
SL3
19
10
KCM
19


Advanced Batting


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
9
338
.354
11.2%
0.9%
.102
2
NAL
20
715
.349
9.2%
1.0%
.117
3
NAL
23
848
.324
12.0%
1.1%
.105
4
NAL
23
851
.315
8.6%
0.1%
.070
5
NAL
49
1800
.313
7.0%
1.0%
.103
6
NAL
35
1282
.295
8.3%
0.7%
.080
7
NAL
22
756
.273
8.2%
0.3%
.066
7
1
185
6590
.313
8.7%
0.7%
.092



Players
# Team Pos
1
IAB
1B
66
.499
15.2%
0.0%
.170
2
CBR
C
91
.471
7.7%
1.1%
.190
3
KCM
LF
183
.451
4.9%
1.6%
.218
4
TC
2B
37
.434
13.5%
2.7%
.226
5
TC
C
38
.431
10.5%
0.0%
.152
6
SL3
LF
99
.423
13.1%
0.0%
.105
7
KCM
CF
205
.408
8.3%
3.4%
.173
8
IAB
2B
63
.397
14.3%
1.6%
.094
9
IAB
C
63
.396
11.1%
0.0%
.075
10
KCM
SS
186
.390
11.8%
1.6%
.132
11
TC
RF
29
.388
13.8%
0.0%
.167
12
CAG
CF
135
.379
11.9%
2.2%
.148
13
SL3
CF
89
.378
11.2%
2.2%
.173
14
RF
86
.371
3.5%
1.2%
.183
15
SL3
2B
82
.371
14.6%
0.0%
.088
16
CAG
1B
115
.368
14.8%
0.9%
.124
17
TC
SS
29
.348
3.4%
0.0%
.071
18
CBR
3B
94
.344
7.4%
0.0%
.129
19
CBR
SS
84
.341
6.0%
0.0%
.063
20
CAG
RF
119
.339
14.3%
0.8%
.070
21
MRS
CF
76
.334
7.9%
0.0%
.101
22
MRS
2B
83
.330
9.6%
0.0%
.155
23
IAB
LF
68
.326
5.9%
2.9%
.238
24
CBR
2B
88
.321
9.1%
0.0%
.041
25
KCM
3B
173
.318
4.0%
0.6%
.095
26
SL3
1B
86
.315
11.6%
2.3%
.149
27
TC
LF
41
.315
14.6%
0.0%
.059
28
CBR
RF
75
.314
13.3%
0.0%
.032
29
CAG
3B
148
.311
6.1%
0.7%
.111
30
MRS
RF
84
.308
8.3%
0.0%
.053
31
KCM
RF
209
.303
9.1%
0.5%
.070
32
CBR
CF
89
.299
11.2%
0.0%
.064
33
CAG
LF
129
.299
4.7%
0.0%
.033
34
CBR
1B
81
.285
6.2%
0.0%
.042
35
SL3
RF
98
.276
12.2%
1.0%
.083
36
CAG
2B
109
.274
8.3%
0.0%
.031
37
MRS
1B
85
.266
12.9%
0.0%
.069
38
IAB
SS
75
.259
6.7%
0.0%
.087
39
MRS
3B
73
.256
6.8%
0.0%
.061
40
KCM
1B
173
.251
8.1%
0.6%
.103
41
MRS
C
78
.247
3.8%
0.0%
.029
42
KCM
2B
186
.245
5.9%
0.0%
.030
43
SL3
3B
90
.244
14.4%
0.0%
.028
44
CAG
C
113
.241
6.2%
0.0%
.048
45
TC
CF
34
.229
11.8%
0.0%
.000
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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