1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


Negro American League


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Jesse
Williams

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders

wOBA

# Player Team wOBA
1
KCM
.475
2
SNS
.470
3
SNS
.460
4
KCM
.424
5
MRS
.409
6
KCM/TIC
.395
7
KCM
.391
8
KCM
.388
9
SNS
.382
10
CAG
.374

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


Batting


Bats:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
31
1128
1015
175
293
39
17
9
166
37
98
15
.289
.351
.387
.738
132
2
NAL
25
917
813
115
211
28
13
3
103
19
83
21
.260
.328
.337
.665
107
3
NAL
20
693
618
69
145
17
4
6
58
3
59
16
.235
.301
.304
.606
94
4
NAL
32
1140
1028
128
255
37
9
8
109
27
85
27
.248
.305
.325
.630
91
5
NAL
22
788
727
83
171
16
7
3
65
12
51
10
.235
.285
.289
.574
78
6
NAL
20
740
632
98
131
15
4
1
72
24
87
21
.207
.303
.248
.552
73
7
NAL
12
422
376
39
77
9
2
3
26
21
39
7
.205
.280
.263
.543
70
7
1
162
5828
5209
707
1283
161
56
33
599
143
502
117
.246
.313
.318
.630
96



Players
# Team Pos
1
SNS
1B
24
96
77
20
27
5
1
1
19
1
18
1
.351
.474
.481
.954
196
2
KCM
SS
31
119
106
21
39
3
3
1
24
4
10
3
.368
.422
.481
.904
184
3
CAG
3B
17
68
56
12
17
1
3
0
7
0
8
4
.304
.391
.429
.819
163
4
KCM
CF
29
115
99
15
26
3
1
4
25
3
16
0
.263
.365
.434
.800
151
5
SNS
3B
25
95
92
14
32
3
3
0
12
2
2
1
.348
.362
.446
.807
150
6
KCM
3B
28
107
97
15
33
5
0
0
13
6
10
0
.340
.402
.392
.794
149
7
KCM
1B
31
121
114
19
35
7
3
1
30
5
6
1
.307
.342
.447
.789
148
8
SNS
RF
24
100
91
16
26
6
2
0
10
3
7
2
.286
.337
.396
.732
127
9
MRS
2B
31
126
108
29
29
4
2
1
7
6
15
3
.269
.358
.370
.728
120
10
CBR
RF
20
89
76
18
22
1
0
0
5
6
13
0
.289
.393
.303
.696
119
11
BBB
3B
22
83
77
12
21
1
2
1
10
1
6
0
.273
.325
.377
.702
117
12
BBB
2B
19
81
77
12
24
2
1
0
13
2
3
1
.312
.338
.364
.701
117
13
MRS
1B
32
122
103
13
28
4
2
1
9
5
10
9
.272
.336
.379
.715
116
14
SNS
CF
25
112
95
18
23
3
1
1
9
8
16
1
.242
.351
.326
.678
110
15
CBR
C
18
76
61
11
13
3
1
0
13
1
15
0
.213
.368
.295
.664
108
16
BBB
RF
20
76
68
10
16
4
1
1
6
0
6
2
.235
.297
.368
.665
106
17
MRS
LF
27
100
86
10
21
7
1
0
9
1
11
3
.244
.330
.349
.679
105
18
SNS
SS
22
93
81
15
22
3
0
0
9
4
9
3
.272
.344
.309
.653
102
19
KCM
RF
24
106
96
18
26
2
1
0
11
7
8
2
.271
.327
.313
.639
101
20
3B
19
84
78
15
21
2
1
0
8
5
4
2
.269
.305
.321
.625
96
21
CBR
LF
18
72
59
9
13
1
1
0
9
3
12
1
.220
.352
.271
.623
96
22
CAG
CF
17
75
67
12
14
4
0
1
4
1
8
0
.209
.293
.313
.607
95
23
TIC
SS
10
42
38
2
9
0
0
1
3
6
4
0
.237
.310
.316
.625
95
24
CBR
CF
17
77
61
12
14
0
0
0
3
1
15
1
.230
.382
.230
.611
92
25
CBR
SS
20
74
64
8
12
3
1
1
11
2
8
2
.188
.278
.313
.590
85
26
SNS
LF
22
80
74
8
17
2
2
0
14
0
5
1
.230
.278
.311
.589
83
27
MRS
3B
28
116
106
6
25
0
3
0
10
3
8
2
.236
.289
.292
.582
76
28
MRS
SS
32
113
106
13
26
6
0
0
11
1
5
2
.245
.279
.302
.581
76
29
BBB
1B
20
78
74
9
18
1
1
0
9
0
4
0
.243
.282
.284
.566
75
30
RF
15
63
55
8
12
1
0
0
0
4
8
0
.218
.317
.236
.554
72
31
MRS
C
29
112
99
5
22
4
0
0
8
3
11
2
.222
.300
.263
.563
70
32
TIC
LF
12
47
44
7
10
0
0
0
3
1
3
0
.227
.277
.227
.504
57
33
BBB
LF
20
78
67
4
12
1
0
0
6
2
10
1
.179
.286
.194
.480
49
34
CAG
SS
16
64
52
8
8
0
0
0
1
0
10
2
.154
.290
.154
.444
43
35
TIC
1B
11
38
36
1
5
1
0
0
1
0
1
1
.139
.162
.167
.329
2
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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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, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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