1939 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Season


Negro American League


1938 / 1940

Top Hitter


Willard
Brown

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders

Slugging %

# Player Team SLG
1
IAB
.604
2
KCM
.586
3
CBR
.583
4
KCM
.503
5
IAB/CAG
.488
6
SL3
.467
7
IAB
.460
8
SL3
.453
9
KCM
.447
10
CAG
.443

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
IAB
230
2
KCM
184
3
CBR
180
4
TC
155
5
KCM
151
6
SL3
135
7
KCM
133
8
CAG
131
9
MRS
127
10
CAG
119


Players


Bats:


Throws:



# Team Pos Bats Throws
1
KCM
38
2B
186
5'8"
160
R
R
5/19/1901 (Austin, TX)
6/9/1988 (Cincinnati, OH)
2
CBR
P
0.2
3
IAB
31
LF
68
1.2
6'4"
198
L
L
12/23/1907 (Burnsville, AL)
7/1964 (death place unknown)
4
SL3
24
SS
64
5'9"
170
L
R
4/27/1915 (Madison, MS)
4/15/1974 (Carbondale, IL)
5
SL3
19
P
1
1.0
5'11"
180
L
L
9/8/1919 (Birmingham, AL)
11/9/2006 (Louisville, KY)
6
MRS
26
3B
73
5'9"
163
R
R
11/22/1912 (Sulligent, AL)
12/17/1972 (Memphis, TN)
7
CAG
28
C
113
6'3"
225
B
R
8/5/1910 (Baton Rouge, LA)
2/27/1981 (Los Angeles, CA)
8
TC
29
CF
34
5'9"
165
B
R
11/9/1909 (Montgomery, AL)
11/23/1974 (Detroit, MI)
9
KCM
39
P
0.1
5'8"
155
L
L
5/6/1900 (Walker County, TX)
3/20/1981 (Sealy, TX)
10
KCM
28
3B
173
5'10"
175
B
R
10/31/1910 (Henderson, KY)
9/11/1980 (Indianapolis, IN)
11
CAG
25
LF
40
5'8"
180
R
R
2/19/1914 (New Orleans, LA)
4/1/2006 (Houston, TX)
12
25
P
6
14.0
6'0"
180
R
R
3/25/1914 (Mobile, AL)
12/17/1995 (Mobile, AL)
13
CBR
31
P
3
6.0
6'1"
195
R
R
1/13/1908 (Decatur, AL)
4/8/1982 (Cleveland, OH)
14
IAB
28
C
63
5'8"
200
R
R
3/28/1911 (Cameron, TX)
15
CAG
20
P
16
41.2
6'3"
200
L
L
12/18/1918 (Amandaville, KY)
7/19/2016 (Erie, PA)
16
MRS
LF
1
17
SL3
25
RF
98
6'0"
182
L
R
9/6/1913 (Madison, AL)
18
KCM
21
P
39
85.0
6'2"
187
R
R
2/3/1918 (Benton, LA)
12/2/2002 (Benton, LA)
19
MRS
22
P
11
28.1
5'9"
176
R
R
7/18/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
6/19/1971 (Cleveland, OH)
20
MRS
37
C
78
5'7"
162
B
R
9/16/1901 (Birmingham, AL)
4/7/1972 (Memphis, TN)
21
SL3
P
5
15.0
22
MRS
23
SS
63
5'4"
152
R
R
8/18/1915 (Des Moines, IA)
11/22/1973 (East Moline, IL)
23
KCM
24
LF
183
5'11"
200
R
R
6/26/1915 (Shreveport, LA)
8/4/1996 (Houston, TX)
24
CBR
27
LF
4
5'11"
196
R
3/12/1912 (Cordova, AL)
6/1/1973 (Cordova, AL)
25
CBR
30
C
29
5'10"
170
R
R
5/2/1909 (Atlanta, GA)
26
IAB
19
SS
75
5'8"
142
R
R
8/27/1919 (Sparta, GA)
12/30/1972 (Atlanta, GA)
27
CAG
29
RF
119
5'11"
180
B
R
3/19/1910 (Sabine County, TX)
10/8/1985 (Chicago, IL)
28
SL3
27
P
15
38.0
5'9"
180
L
L
8/21/1911 (Union City, TN)
10/2/1976 (Cleveland, OH)
29
MRS
26
2B
83
5'7"
160
L
R
12/27/1912 (Haslam, TX)
12/20/1993 (Memphis, TN)
30
TC
36
P
9
14.1
5'11"
176
L
R
12/8/1902 (Harpersville, AL)
1/23/1974 (Birmingham, AL)
31
TC
RF
4
32
TC
42
1B
24
5'8"
185
L
L
10/14/1896 (Indianapolis, IN)
10/5/1954 (Philadelphia, PA)
33
TC
24
2B
37
5'11"
210
R
R
3/13/1915 (Hopkins, SC)
1/18/1989 (Jeannette, PA)
34
CBR
22
RF
75
6'1"
190
L
R
11/25/1916 (Alapaha, GA)
8/13/1970 (Jacksonville, FL)
35
CBR
26
LF
22
6'1"
209
B
R
6/26/1913 (Kissimmee, FL)
7/8/1984 (Philadelphia, PA)
36
KCM
42
P
8
17.2
5'10"
200
R
L
4/24/1897 (Washington County, TX)
6/3/1941 (Waco, TX)
37
IAB
24
3B
7
5'8"
170
L
R
2/19/1915 (Sumter, SC)
3/10/1985 (Philadelphia, PA)
38
CAG
32
P
34
89.0
5'8"
180
R
R
9/3/1906 (Atlanta, GA)
10/30/1989 (Chicago, IL)
39
TC
29
LF
41
5'7"
150
L
R
3/25/1910 (Ardmore, MO)
3/31/1993 (Chicago, IL)
40
MRS
27
RF
84
5'5"
150
L
L
10/28/1911 (New Orleans, LA)
9/1985 (New Orleans, LA)
41
MRS
RF
9
42
CBR
P
0.2
43
IAB
LF
56
175
R
R
44
MRS
34
P
12
33.0
5'9"
168
R
R
11/19/1904 (Bartlesville, OK)
12/28/1968 (Chicago, IL)
45
IAB
31
3B
60
6'0"
158
R
R
6/23/1908 (Winston-Salem, NC)
1/27/1981 (Salisbury, NC)
46
SL3
23
P
9
18.2
5'10"
183
R
10/28/1915 (Muskogee, OK)
47
KCM
24
C
48
5'8"
160
R
R
12/21/1914 (New Orleans, LA)
4/14/1977 (New Orleans, LA)
48
IAB
23
P
22
48.0
5'8"
164
R
R
5/15/1916 (Bonifay, FL)
7/8/1993 (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
49
SL3
32
P
2
5.2
1907 (Kenton, TN)
50
TC
32
C
38
5'9"
160
L
R
9/24/1906 (Picayune, MS)
1/5/1991 (Lumberton, MS)
51
SL3
-
1
52
IAB
28
P
23
29.0
6'2"
180
R
R
10/3/1910 (Atlanta, GA)
8/21/1993 (Pompano Beach, FL)
53
CBR
21
P
3
9.0
6'1"
195
R
R
3/5/1918 (Tampa, FL)
11/19/2014 (North Las Vegas, NV)
54
CBR
25
P
3
6.0
5'11"
180
L
11/6/1913 (Empire, AL)
55
SL3
26
SS
23
5'8"
185
R
R
10/16/1912 (Memphis, TN)
1/1982 (Memphis, TN)
56
CAG
22
P
6
14.0
5'11"
158
R
R
11/8/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
5/9/1994 (New York, NY)
57
CBR
24
2B
88
6'1"
145
R
R
1/23/1915 (Jacksonville, FL)
8/18/1999 (Jacksonville, FL)
58
CAG
CF
3
59
CAG
29
1B
7
5'6"
171
2/20/1910 (Fort Smith, AR)
9/20/1976 (Detroit, MI)
60
SL3
25
CF
89
5'11"
177
L
R
2/8/1914 (Evergreen, AL)
3/2/1985 (St. Louis, MO)
61
KCM
27
C
121
5'11"
190
R
R
10/17/1911 (Stone Mountain, GA)
7/19/1989 (Stone Mountain, GA)
62
IAB
CF
5
160
L
R
63
CAG
SS
29
R
64
KCM
28
C
39
5'10"
162
R
R
9/17/1910 (Meridian, MS)
8/28/1979 (Chicago, IL)
65
TC
31
P
15
12.0
5'8"
175
L
L
3/23/1908 (Clarksdale, MS)
3/3/1989 (Baltimore, MD)
66
IAB
25
LF
6
5'10"
172
1914 (birthplace unknown)
67
IAB
26
P
3
8.1
5'10"
160
R
8/2/1912 (Fayette County, TN)
2/15/1978 (Memphis, TN)
68
TC
27
SS
29
5'11"
180
R
R
11/12/1911 (Shreveport, LA)
1/12/1982 (New York, NY)
69
CBR
28
P
36
92.0
5'5"
148
R
R
3/10/1911 (Inverness, FL)
5/16/1992 (Jacksonville, FL)
70
CAG
39
P
3.1
5'9"
168
R
R
2/16/1900 (Pacific, MO)
11/4/1971 (Kansas City, MO)
71
TC
22
3B
9
5'8"
159
R
7/2/1916 (Savannah, GA)
72
26
SS
32
5'10"
169
L
R
12/12/1912 (Brunswick, GA)
10/7/1985 (Atlanta, GA)
73
CAG
23
2B
109
5'5"
152
R
R
2/20/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
11/1969 (New Orleans, LA)
74
CAG
29
P
38
51.2
R
75
29
P
5
5.1
5'10"
198
L
L
3/10/1910 (Birmingham, AL)
12/30/1969 (Birmingham, AL)
76
IAB
P
4
6.1
180
R
R
77
KCM
P
2.0
6'4"
180
L
L
78
KCM
18
P
9
25.0
5'10"
165
R
R
4/23/1921 (birthplace unknown)
10/10/1992 (Denver, CO)
79
MRS
32
LF
45
5'8"
155
R
R
4/10/1907 (Pontotoc, MS)
11/20/2003 (St. Louis, MO)
80
KCM
22
P
12
25.1
6'2"
190
L
L
1917 (birthplace unknown)
81
IAB
3B
7
82
MRS
35
P
9
23.0
5'9"
163
R
R
1/27/1904 (Clearview, OK)
5/31/1972 (death place unknown)
83
TC
20
1B
16
21.2
6'2"
170
L
12/20/1918 (Morgantown, WV)
9/21/1987 (Akron, OH)
84
CAG
P
16
48.1
190
R
85
SL3
LF
4
86
CBR
28
1B
81
5'11"
186
B
R
12/10/1910 (Tampa, FL)
87
IAB
20
2B
63
5'5"
145
R
R
4/9/1919 (Winder, GA)
10/21/1993 (Atlanta, GA)
88
TC
29
P
7
13.1
5'11"
172
R
R
7/26/1909 (North Fork, WV)
10/21/1965 (Beckley, WV)
89
KCM
25
P
16
41.2
6'1"
180
R
R
7/24/1913 (Natchitoches, LA)
9/3/1967 (Alameda, CA)
90
CBR
24
SS
32
5'11"
167
R
R
3/12/1915 (Montgomery, AL)
91
IAB
27
2B
8
5'9"
160
L
R
7/11/1911 (Augusta, Ga)
2/19/1998 (Augusta, GA)
92
LF
21
93
CAG
27
2B
13
5'10"
185
R
R
3/25/1912 (Princeton, IN)
10/4/2005 (Chicago, IL)
94
MRS
29
LF
29
5'9"
210
R
R
9/7/1909 (Little Rock, AR)
7/1977 (Memphis, TN)
95
CBR
27
SS
84
5'9"
194
B
R
9/16/1911 (Charleston, MO)
2/5/1954 (St. Louis, MO)
96
SL3
SS
1
97
KCM
22
-
1
6'3"
198
R
R
9/1/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
10/10/1990 (Los Angeles, CA)
98
KCM
RF
99
SL3
29
1B
86
5'10"
180
L
L
11/26/1909 (Shreveport, LA)
2/19/1966 (Kansas City, MO)
100
SL3
21
P
23
49.0
6'3"
210
R
R
4/29/1918 (Forrest City, AR)
5/5/1987 (Cairo, IL)
101
CAG
31
-
1
6'1"
201
L
L
11/19/1907 (Ellisville, MS)
12/5/1998 (Chicago, IL)
102
KCM
-
103
CAG
29
-
1
5'11"
180
R
R
10/6/1909 (birthplace unknown)
12/18/1970 (death place unknown)
104
KCM
28
RF
209
5'9"
155
L
R
6/2/1911 (Winona, MS)
6/25/1943 (Crown Point, IN)
105
CBR
34
P
18
11.0
5'7"
158
R
R
1/2/1905 (Jacksonville, FL)
10/1963 (Jacksonville, FL)
106
SL3
39
1B
7
6'3"
202
R
R
3/31/1900 (Sparta, IL)
11/1953 (Sparta, IL)
107
IAB
23
P
12
33.0
5'7"
145
R
5/2/1916 (Mill, GA)
11/3/1970 (Atlanta, GA)
108
CBR
LF
2
109
IAB
22
1B
66
5'11"
180
L
L
11/18/1916 (Atlanta, GA)
2/6/2016 (Atlanta, GA)
110
TC
30
SS
23
5'11"
169
B
R
5/13/1909 (Columbus, OH)
11/6/1980 (Oak Forest, IL)
111
KCM
24
P
9
22.2
5'10"
150
L
8/12/1914 (Farmerville, LA)
11/23/1989 (death place unknown)
112
MRS
29
P
8
18.1
5'11"
185
R
R
6/19/1910 (Cincinnati, OH)
7/16/1944 (Jackson, TN)
113
KCM
27
1B
173
5'10"
190
R
R
11/13/1911 (Carrabelle, FL)
10/6/2006 (Kansas City, MO)
114
CBR
27
P
29
66.1
5'7"
180
R
3/15/1912 (Manning, SC)
9/7/1942 (Geneva, OH)
115
IAB
LF
32
116
CAG
25
P
3
7.1
5'6"
146
R
7/26/1913 (New Orleans, LA)
7/27/1996 (New Orleans, LA)
117
CAG
33
3B
148
5'11"
215
R
R
7/26/1905 (Mobile, AL)
11/13/1981 (Chicago, IL)
118
MRS
36
P
29
60.1
5'11"
186
R
R
7/7/1902 (Mobile, AL)
8/11/2005 (Chicago, IL)
119
CBR
27
CF
89
5'8"
160
L
R
6/28/1957 (Nashville, TN)
120
CAG
34
LF
52
5'5"
160
R
R
1/29/1905 (Tullahassee, OK)
3/23/1979 (Fort Worth, TX)
121
CAG
1B
2
R
122
27
RF
86
3.1
6'2"
198
L
L
7/31/1911 (Atlanta, GA)
1/3/1973 (Sandersville, GA)
123
IAB
P
3
8.1
L
124
SL3
21
2B
82
5'8"
155
L
R
4/22/1918 (Warren, AR)
9/2/1988 (St. Louis, MO)
125
SL3
35
3B
90
5'10"
155
R
R
10/25/1903 (Whistler, AL)
5/17/2002 (Chicago, IL)
126
CAG
CF
13
127
MRS
31
CF
76
5'11"
183
R
R
7/31/1907 (Birmingham, AL)
7/23/1983 (Cincinnati, OH)
128
MRS
45
RF
52
L
R
7/21/1893 (Spartanburg, SC)
12/1981 (Memphis, TN)
129
MRS
P
1
3.0
130
CBR
27
LF
19
5'11"
178
R
R
4/9/1912 (Atlanta, GA)
3/1975 (death place unknown)
131
CBR
31
-
2
5'10"
190
R
12/22/1907 (Seville, FL)
10/29/1976 (Jacksonville, FL)
132
CAG
30
CF
135
5'9"
160
L
R
12/23/1908 (Shreveport, LA)
5/10/2002 (Perris, CA)
133
SL3
32
C
22
R
R
1907 (birthplace unknown)
134
CAG
31
LF
129
L
R
1908 (Rochelle, LA)
135
IAB
P
9
22.0
136
KCM
32
P
57
111.1
6'2"
180
R
R
2/27/1907 (Giddings, TX)
11/18/1983 (Kansas City, MO)
137
SL3
26
P
35
62.2
5'11"
170
B
R
5/19/1913 (Wabbesika, AR)
11/3/1981 (Compton, CA)
138
CAG
SS
96
5'8"
160
L
R
139
TC
25
3B
18
1914 (birthplace unknown)
140
KCM
38
CF
205
6'1"
185
L
L
5/8/1901 (Nashville, TN)
9/4/1979 (Detroit, MI)
141
KCM
22
SS
186
6'3"
198
B
R
1/2/1917 (South Bend, IN)
3/3/1978 (Chicago, IL)
142
MRS
28
1B
85
5'11"
230
L
L
7/10/1910 (London, OH)
10/1/1976 (Cleveland, OH)
143
SL3
29
1B
68
5'11"
165
R
R
1910 (Memphis, TN)
144
CBR
LF
7
145
KCM
23
P
2
4.0
5'11"
176
2/16/1916 (Geiger, AL)
8/1978 (Pineville, LA)
146
CAG
35
P
11
38.2
6'3"
185
R
R
12/17/1903 (Jacksonville, FL)
1/10/1944 (Chicago, IL)
147
SL3
26
LF
24
6'2"
225
B
R
12/25/1912 (Dublin, GA)
8/10/1993 (Creve Coeur, MO)
148
CBR
25
C
91
5'11"
172
R
R
9/1/1913 (Lloyd, FL)
149
CBR
RF
8
R
R
150
KCM
24
P
32
90.2
6'0"
180
R
R
2/15/1915 (Waco, TX)
8/19/1967 (Waco, TX)
151
IAB
42
-
1
154
R
R
7/4/1896 (Montgomery, AL)
3/5/1944 (Panama City, FL)
152
CBR
24
RF
8
5'10"
165
L
R
11/10/1914 (Griffin, GA)
3/13/1961 (Oakland, CA)
153
KCM
26
3B
72
5'11"
160
R
R
6/22/1913 (Henderson, TX)
2/27/1990 (Kansas City, MO)
154
TC
33
RF
29
6'1"
198
R
R
1/16/1906 (Benton, AL)
155
CAG
SS
8
156
CAG
P
6
14.2
157
IAB
35
C
41
6'2"
185
R
R
2/29/1904 (Atlanta, GA)
9/2/1968 (Atlanta, GA)
158
SL3
23
LF
99
6'1"
155
B
R
9/15/1915 (Yazoo City, MS)
12/23/1986 (St. Louis, MO)
159
MRS
22
P
2
6.1
5'11"
165
L
12/16/1916 (Limestone County, TX)
4/19/1965 (Dallas, TX)
160
CBR
27
3B
94
5'10"
188
R
R
2/6/1912 (Cordova, AL)
7/23/1977 (Cleveland, OH)
161
TC
22
P
5
14.1
5'11"
175
R
R
11/28/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
5/4/1990 (Jackson, MS)
162
CAG
26
1B
115
6'1"
230
R
R
6/13/1913 (East Saint Louis, IL)

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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, 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