1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


Negro American League


1939 / 1941



R. R. Jackson (Commissioner)
J. B. Martin (President)
Horace Hall (Vice President)
Fay Young (Secretary)
J. L. Wilkinson (Treasurer)

Top Hitter


Jesse
Williams

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders

ERA

# Player Team ERA
1
KCM
1.29
2
KCM
2.21
3
TIC
2.40
4
MRS
2.42
5
SNS
2.89
6
MRS
3.07
7
MRS/TIC
3.18
8
SNS
3.29
9
KCM
3.36
10
BBB
3.57


Standings
Glossary

Negro American League

vs NAL vs Maj. Black Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
36
11
3
.766
-
37
16
3
.698
5.9
3.8
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
2
36
26
0
.581
7.5
43
41
0
.512
5.3
4.8
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
3
21
18
1
.538
11.0
22
21
1
.512
5.5
5.2
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Durkee Field (Jacksonville, FL)
4
25
29
2
.463
14.5
27
32
2
.458
5.3
5.9
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO), Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
5
22
31
1
.415
17.0
23
34
1
.404
4.5
5.4
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
6
17
30
0
.362
19.0
20
34
0
.370
4.2
5.8
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
7
6
18
1
.250
18.5
6
20
1
.231
3.6
5.7
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
* = League Champion      


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