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

K/BB

# Player Team SO/BB
1
KCM
4.80
2
BBB
3.86
3
KCM
3.82
4
TIC
3.80
5
SNS
3.56
6
CBR
3.22
7
MRS/TIC
3.00
8
KCM
2.92
9
KCM
2.80
10
MRS
2.38


All-1940 Team


Glossary

Left Field Tm
MRS
0.3
0.1
0.0
MRS
0.3
0.0
0.0
Center Field Tm
MRS
1.1
0.4
0.0
KCM
1.0
1.0
0.0

Right Field Tm
SNS
0.7
0.7
0.0
CBR
0.5
0.6
0.0
Shortstop Tm
KCM
1.8
1.5
0.0
SNS
0.5
0.4
0.0
Second Base Tm
SNS
1.2
1.1
0.0
MRS
0.9
0.8
0.0
Third Base Tm
KCM
1.1
1.1
0.0
SNS
0.9
0.8
0.0
First Base Tm
SNS
1.2
1.3
0.0
KCM
1.0
1.1
0.0
 
Catcher Tm
KCM
1.4
1.3
0.0
CBR
0.4
0.4
0.0
Starting Pitcher Tm
TIC
43.0
1.7
1.8
-0.1
SNS
71.2
1.5
1.7
-0.2
KCM
66.1
1.4
1.2
0.2
32.2
1.1
1.2
-0.1
MRS
33.0
1.0
1.1
-0.1
Relief Pitcher Tm
KCM
36.1
1.8
1.9
-0.1
KCM
45.1
1.4
1.0
0.4
BBB
40.0
0.9
0.6
0.3
SNS
45.1
0.5
0.7
-0.1
KCM
45.2
0.4
0.1
0.3

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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, Wayne Stivers, 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