1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


Negro American League


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Jesse
Williams

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
KCM
0.83
2
MRS/TIC
0.92
3
TIC
0.93
4
KCM
0.99
5
MRS
1.11
6
MRS
1.12
7
BBB
1.13
8
SNS
1.15
9
SNS
1.17
10
KCM
1.23


Fielding



Teams
# Team Lg Lg Lg
1
NAL
328
2
NAL
292
3
NAL
274
4
NAL
233
5
NAL
204
6
NAL
199
7
NAL
114
7
1
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Players
# Team Pos Lg Lg
1
MRS
SS
32
2
MRS
1B
32
3
KCM
1B
31
4
KCM
SS
30
5
MRS
C
29
6
KCM
CF
29
7
MRS
2B
27
8
KCM
3B
26
9
SNS
1B
24
10
KCM
RF
24
11
MRS
3B
22
12
BBB
LF
20
13
KCM
C
20
14
CBR
SS
20
15
BBB
RF
20
16
3B
19
17
SNS
LF
18
18
BBB
SS
18
19
SNS
2B
18
20
BBB
2B
18
21
CAG
3B
17
22
MRS
RF
17
23
SNS
CF
17
24
BBB
C
17
25
CAG
CF
17
26
2B
16
27
CBR
RF
16
28
CBR
CF
16
29
SNS
C
16
30
MRS
LF
15
31
SNS
SS
15
32
KCM
LF
15
33
CAG
1B
15
34
BBB
1B
14
35
BBB
3B
14
36
KCM
C
14
37
CAG
RF
14
38
MRS
CF
14
39
KCM
LF
13
40
SNS
3B
13
41
CBR
P
13
42
CAG
SS
13
43
BBB
CF
13
44
CBR
C
13
45
SNS
RF
12
46
SNS
SS
12
47
SNS
P
12
48
BBB
P
12
49
KCM
P
12
50
SNS
P
12
51
KCM
P
12
52
CBR
2B
11
53
SNS
C
11
54
TIC
LF
11
55
CAG
2B
11
56
TIC
1B
11
57
MRS
CF
10
58
SNS
3B
10
59
CBR
LF
10
60
TIC
C
9
61
CAG
2B
9
62
SNS
P
9
63
BBB
P
9
64
CAG
P
8
65
MRS
P
8
66
CBR
LF
8
67
KCM
P
8
68
MRS
CF
8
69
MRS
P
8
70
RF
8
71
CBR
P
8
72
BBB
P
8
73
CBR
C
7
74
SNS
P
7
75
CAG
C
7
76
SNS
2B
7
77
SNS
LF
7
78
CAG
SS
7
79
CBR
2B
7
80
BBB
CF
6
81
KCM
P
6
82
CAG
P
6
83
BBB
P
6
84
CBR
1B
6
85
MRS
RF
6
86
BBB
1B
6
87
CAG
P
6
88
CAG
LF
6
89
CBR
1B
6
90
CAG
C
6
91
CAG
LF
6
92
KCM
P
6
93
CBR
1B
6
94
TIC
RF
6
95
BBB
P
5
96
SNS
RF
5
97
MRS
P
5
98
MRS
LF
5
99
TIC
SS
5
100
CAG
P
5
101
CF
5
102
MRS
3B
5
103
MRS
P
5
104
3B
5
105
CF
5
106
P
5
107
TIC
P
5
108
BBB
SS
4
109
CAG
C
4
110
KCM
P
4
111
C
4
112
BBB
P
4
113
TIC
SS
4
114
TIC
3B
4
115
CAG
LF
4
116
MRS
P
4
117
MRS
P
4
118
MRS
1B
4
119
MRS
LF
4
120
CBR
P
4
121
TIC
3B
4
122
SNS
CF
4
123
TIC
C
4
124
SNS
P
4
125
KCM
CF
3
126
P
3
127
BBB
3B
3
128
BBB
2B
3
129
BBB
LF
3
130
MRS
LF
3
131
CBR
CF
3
132
MRS
LF
3
133
C
3
134
KCM
2B
3
135
SNS
RF
3
136
CBR
3B
3
137
TIC
2B
3
138
CAG
1B
3
139
TIC
P
3
140
TIC
RF
3
141
SNS
RF
3
142
CAG
CF
3
143
CAG
LF
3
144
MRS
P
3
145
TIC
RF
3
146
CBR
1B
3
147
SNS
P
3
148
KCM
RF
3
149
KCM
RF
2
150
MRS
3B
2
151
MRS
LF
2
152
MRS
RF
2
153
SNS
1B
2
154
CBR
P
2
155
KCM
LF
2
156
CAG
P
2
157
BBB
RF
2
158
MRS
2B
2
159
CBR
LF
2
160
SNS
P
2
161
MRS
CF
2
162
MRS
P
2
163
CBR
P
2
164
CAG
3B
2
165
SNS
C
2
166
TIC
3B
2
167
TIC
CF
2
168
BBB
C
2
169
MRS
RF
2
170
TIC
P
2
171
SNS
3B
2
172
SNS
CF
2
173
KCM
RF
2
174
CBR
P
2
175
CAG
LF
2
176
MRS
RF
2
177
SNS
P
2
178
TIC
C
2
179
TIC
CF
2
180
CAG
1B
2
181
MRS
SS
2
182
CBR
2B
2
183
TIC
SS
2
184
KCM
LF
2
185
CAG
3B
2
186
CBR
LF
2
187
BBB
C
2
188
MRS
2B
2
189
CBR
P
2
190
TIC
2B
2
191
TIC
3B
2
192
CBR
P
1
193
KCM
1B
1
194
KCM
2B
1
195
KCM
3B
1
196
KCM
SS
1
197
SNS
CF
1
198
SNS
P
1
199
BBB
1B
1
200
BBB
CF
1
201
BBB
P
1
202
SNS
P
1
203
KCM
3B
1
204
MRS
2B
1
205
MRS
CF
1
206
SNS
LF
1
207
SNS
RF
1
208
CAG
LF
1
209
KCM
SS
1
210
SNS
1B
1
211
SNS
P
1
212
SNS
P
1
213
BBB
1B
1
214
SNS
RF
1
215
MRS
RF
1
216
TIC
P
1
217
TIC
1B
1
218
TIC
LF
1
219
TIC
RF
1
220
CAG
P
1
221
BBB
2B
1
222
MRS
P
1
223
KCM
3B
1
224
KCM
CF
1
225
MRS
1B
1
226
MRS
RF
1
227
CAG
C
1
228
MRS
LF
1
229
MRS
P
1
230
MRS
RF
1
231
SNS
RF
1
232
BBB
P
1
233
TIC
1B
1
234
SNS
SS
1
235
TIC
CF
1
236
CAG
CF
1
237
CAG
RF
1
238
MRS
RF
1
239
MRS
LF
1
240
MRS
CF
1
241
MRS
LF
1
242
TIC
SS
1
243
CBR
3B
1
244
CBR
LF
1
245
TIC
CF
1
246
CAG
RF
1
247
MRS
CF
1
248
MRS
LF
1
249
CAG
P
1
250
KCM
RF
1
251
CBR
LF
1
252
SNS
RF
1
253
BBB
3B
1
254
CAG
P
1
255
BBB
3B
1
256
BBB
SS
1
257
CAG
P
1
258
CAG
RF
1
259
SNS
1B
1
260
SNS
LF
1
261
CAG
2B
1
262
CAG
RF
1
263
KCM
P
1
264
MRS
C
1
265
MRS
CF
1
266
MRS
P
1
267
CBR
RF
1
268
BBB
3B
1
269
CAG
CF
1
270
CAG
LF
1
271
MRS
LF
1
272
CBR
RF
1
273
BBB
1B
1
274
CBR
RF
1
275
KCM
3B
1
276
BBB
SS
1
277
SNS
LF
1
278
TIC
P
1
279
BBB
CF
1
280
CAG
RF
1
281
TIC
2B
1
282
TIC
CF
1
283
CAG
RF
1
284
CBR
CF
1
285
BBB
RF
1
286
BBB
C
1
287
CBR
2B
1
288
CBR
RF
1
289
BBB
3B
1
290
BBB
1B
1
291
BBB
3B
1
292
KCM
3B
1
293
CBR
SS
1
294
KCM
LF
1
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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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