1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


Negro American League


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Jesse
Williams

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders

Slugging %

# Player Team SLG
1
SNS
.607
2
KCM
.548
3
KCM
.481
4
SNS
.481
5
MRS
.477
6
KCM/TIC
.453
7
KCM
.447
8
SNS
.446
9
KCM
.434
10
CAG
.429

ERA

# Player Team ERA
1
KCM
0.99
2
TIC
1.67
3
MRS/TIC
1.93
4
KCM
2.38
5
KCM
2.58
6
MRS
2.73
7
SNS
2.76
8
MRS
2.79
9
SNS
3.18
10
MRS
3.20


Advanced Batting


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Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
31
1128
.356
8.7%
0.8%
.099
2
NAL
25
917
.321
9.1%
0.3%
.077
3
NAL
32
1140
.303
7.5%
0.7%
.077
4
NAL
20
693
.294
8.5%
0.9%
.070
5
NAL
22
788
.281
6.5%
0.4%
.054
6
NAL
20
740
.276
11.8%
0.1%
.041
7
NAL
12
422
.270
9.2%
0.7%
.059
7
1
162
5828
.306
8.6%
0.6%
.071



Players
# Team Pos
1
SNS
1B
96
.460
18.8%
1.0%
.130
2
KCM
SS
119
.424
8.4%
0.8%
.113
3
KCM
3B
107
.391
9.3%
0.0%
.052
4
KCM
CF
115
.388
13.9%
3.5%
.172
5
SNS
3B
95
.382
2.1%
0.0%
.098
6
CAG
3B
68
.374
11.8%
0.0%
.125
7
KCM
1B
121
.374
5.0%
0.8%
.140
8
CBR
RF
89
.357
14.6%
0.0%
.013
9
MRS
2B
126
.351
11.9%
0.8%
.102
10
SNS
RF
100
.347
7.0%
0.0%
.110
11
CBR
C
76
.344
19.7%
0.0%
.082
12
BBB
3B
83
.341
7.2%
1.2%
.104
13
SNS
CF
112
.338
14.3%
0.9%
.084
14
BBB
2B
81
.337
3.7%
0.0%
.052
15
CBR
CF
77
.325
19.5%
0.0%
.000
16
MRS
LF
100
.325
11.0%
0.0%
.105
17
MRS
1B
122
.323
8.2%
0.8%
.107
18
CBR
LF
72
.319
16.7%
0.0%
.051
19
SNS
SS
93
.318
9.7%
0.0%
.037
20
BBB
RF
76
.314
7.9%
1.3%
.132
21
KCM
RF
106
.312
7.5%
0.0%
.042
22
TIC
SS
42
.312
9.5%
2.4%
.079
23
CAG
CF
75
.302
10.7%
1.3%
.104
24
3B
84
.299
4.8%
0.0%
.051
25
RF
63
.289
12.7%
0.0%
.018
26
CBR
SS
74
.285
10.8%
1.4%
.125
27
SNS
LF
80
.285
6.3%
0.0%
.081
28
MRS
3B
116
.283
6.9%
0.0%
.057
29
MRS
C
112
.281
9.8%
0.0%
.040
30
MRS
SS
113
.280
4.4%
0.0%
.057
31
BBB
1B
78
.279
5.1%
0.0%
.041
32
TIC
LF
47
.256
6.4%
0.0%
.000
33
BBB
LF
78
.253
12.8%
0.0%
.015
34
CAG
SS
64
.241
15.6%
0.0%
.000
35
TIC
1B
38
.159
2.6%
0.0%
.028
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = 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