1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


Negro American League


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Jesse
Williams

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders



Opponent's Batting


Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
NAL
46
109
209
47
94
7
2
NAL
31
97
174
72
77
6
3
NAL
37
112
189
63
96
9
4
NAL
50
112
228
74
178
7
5
NAL
47
138
247
82
158
2
6
NAL
56
127
196
83
135
12
7
NAL
13
46
82
28
51
2
7
1
280
741
1325
449
789
45
.000
.000
.000
.000



Players
# Team Role
1
CBR
RP
2
4
8
1
5
0
2
SNS
RP
1
3
1
2
3
0
3
BBB
SP
5
15
22
11
17
1
4
BBB
SP
1
1
4
2
1
0
5
SNS
RP
1
1
3
1
1
0
6
RP
3
5
9
5
2
0
7
MRS
SP
5
13
17
11
9
0
8
CAG
SP
8
23
43
19
28
0
9
KCM
RP
7
18
32
13
38
0
10
MRS
SP
8
35
63
13
31
0
11
CBR
SP
1
5
4
4
3
1
12
CAG
RP
2
0
1
1
1
0
13
SNS
RP
1
6
3
0
0
0
14
KCM
RP
4
7
15
3
7
0
15
BBB
RP
4
5
9
3
3
2
16
SNS
RP
1
1
2
1
1
0
17
SNS
RP
12
23
43
9
32
1
18
TIC
SP
1
1
9
3
8
0
19
CAG
SP
1
0
4
1
7
0
20
MRS
SP
1
3
6
3
5
0
21
SNS
RP
2
2
2
2
0
1
22
MRS
SP
2
7
8
2
11
0
23
SNS
RP
7
13
21
8
9
2
24
CBR
RP
2
7
13
0
1
0
25
MRS
SP
1
7
8
1
6
0
26
BBB
RP
1
1
1
0
1
0
27
CBR
SP
13
52
77
36
48
3
28
BBB
RP
12
22
46
7
27
1
29
CAG
SP
6
22
35
22
14
2
30
MRS
SP
4
11
24
13
20
0
31
MRS
SP
4
18
37
8
15
0
32
BBB
SP
6
21
30
8
13
0
33
TIC
SP
3
17
19
9
11
0
34
TIC
RP
2
7
9
6
3
0
35
CAG
RP
5
20
31
11
9
2
36
CAG
RP
1
2
3
2
0
0
37
KCM
SP
8
24
41
27
22
2
38
KCM
SP
12
29
67
15
42
1
39
MRS
RP
9
25
42
14
28
1
40
SNS
SP
9
34
42
20
24
2
41
CAG
RP
1
0
1
0
0
0
42
CAG
SP
1
3
2
2
2
0
43
CAG
SP
6
27
54
14
16
2
44
CBR
RP
2
1
3
0
0
1
45
BBB
RP
9
24
41
7
16
3
46
KCM
SP
1
1
3
0
3
1
47
MRS
RP
1
0
0
0
0
0
48
SNS
RP
2
5
8
1
2
0
49
CBR
SP
4
11
17
5
6
1
50
CBR
RP
8
26
56
9
29
2
51
MRS
SP
3
6
9
6
13
1
52
SNS
SP
12
31
54
30
52
6
53
KCM
RP
12
27
45
11
42
1
54
TIC
SP
1
1
3
4
7
0
55
BBB
RP
8
20
56
9
16
0
56
MRS
RP
5
9
17
5
2
0
57
SNS
RP
4
5
13
3
8
0
58
KCM
RP
6
6
25
5
24
2
59
SNS
RP
3
3
4
5
3
0
60
CBR
RP
3
1
2
4
2
1
61
SP
5
11
23
7
21
0
62
TIC
SP
5
13
35
5
19
2
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = 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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