1940 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Season


Negro American League


1939 / 1941

Top Hitter


Jesse
Williams

Top Pitcher


George
Walker

Leaders

OPS+

# Player Team OPS+
1
SNS
224
2
KCM
215
3
SNS
196
4
KCM
184
5
KCM/TIC
164
6
CAG
163
7
MRS
157
8
KCM
151
9
SNS
150
10
KCM
149


Players


Bats:


Throws:



# Team Pos Bats Throws
1
CBR
27
P
4
8.2
5'10"
185
R
R
9/15/1912 (Spartanburg, SC)
3/6/1999 (East Orange, NJ)
2
BBB
25
CF
25
5'8"
161
11/25/1914 (Wilmot, AR)
5/16/1989 (Los Angeles, CA)
3
KCM
39
LF
83
5'8"
160
R
R
5/19/1901 (Austin, TX)
6/9/1988 (Cincinnati, OH)
4
BBB
32
LF
78
6'4"
198
L
L
12/23/1907 (Burnsville, AL)
7/1964 (death place unknown)
5
SNS
25
RF
100
5'9"
170
L
R
4/27/1915 (Madison, MS)
4/15/1974 (Carbondale, IL)
6
SNS
20
P
1.0
5'11"
180
L
L
9/8/1919 (Birmingham, AL)
11/9/2006 (Louisville, KY)
7
BBB
20
P
15
29.1
6'1"
184
R
R
5/3/1920 (Empire, AL)
5/2/1976 (Houston, TX)
8
MRS
27
2B
126
5'9"
163
R
R
11/22/1912 (Sulligent, AL)
12/17/1972 (Memphis, TN)
9
BBB
20
P
2
4.1
6'4"
169
9/17/1919 (Birmingham, AL)
4/18/1999 (Birmingham, AL)
10
SNS
P
3
5.2
11
CBR
26
C
30
5'11"
175
R
R
7/2/1913 (Hazlehurst, GA)
7/25/2004 (Jacksonville, FL)
12
BBB
22
-
1
6'0"
170
R
R
5/5/1918 (Ruleville, MS)
5/7/2003 (El Paso, TX)
13
TIC
25
C
30
5'11"
177
R
R
4/18/1915 (Birmingham, AL)
9/27/1970 (Birmingham, AL)
14
SNS
23
LF
80
6'0"
175
R
R
1917 (Fulton, KY)
15
29
2B
71
5'10"
175
B
R
10/31/1910 (Henderson, KY)
9/11/1980 (Indianapolis, IN)
16
CAG
36
3B
68
5'6"
155
R
R
1/25/1904 (Kimball, WV)
12/18/1997 (Chicago, IL)
17
32
P
3
5.0
6'1"
195
R
R
1/13/1908 (Decatur, AL)
4/8/1982 (Cleveland, OH)
18
MRS
20
P
4
11.0
6'2"
202
L
3/24/1920 (East Saint Louis, IL)
19
BBB
22
1B
78
6'0"
187
L
R
3/11/1918 (Birmingham, AL)
1/23/2005 (Birmingham, AL)
20
CAG
21
P
15
41.2
6'3"
200
L
L
12/18/1918 (Burkesville, KY)
21
MRS
26
RF
70
6'0"
182
L
R
9/6/1913 (Madison, AL)
22
KCM
22
P
22
45.1
6'2"
187
R
R
2/3/1918 (Benton, LA)
12/2/2002 (Benton, LA)
23
MRS
23
P
33
58.0
5'9"
176
R
R
7/18/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
6/19/1971 (Cleveland, OH)
24
SNS
21
1B
7
5'8"
160
L
R
4/21/1919 (Mount Vernon, GA)
12/2/1990 (Chicago, IL)
25
CBR
19
P
2
5.1
3/13/1921 (Tampa, FL)
26
CAG
23
C
20
6'1"
187
R
R
11/20/1916 (Jacksonville, FL)
9/7/1942 (Geneva, OH)
27
MRS
38
C
112
5'7"
162
B
R
9/16/1901 (Birmingham, AL)
4/7/1972 (Memphis, TN)
28
MRS
24
SS
113
5'4"
152
R
R
8/18/1915 (Des Moines, IA)
11/22/1973 (East Moline, IL)
29
KCM
25
LF
7
5'11"
200
R
R
6/26/1915 (Shreveport, LA)
8/4/1996 (Houston, TX)
30
CAG
33
P
2.0
6'0"
163
5/15/1907 (Sherman, TX)
3/28/1988 (Muskogee, OK)
31
SNS
28
P
4
1.2
5'11"
196
R
3/12/1912 (Cordova, AL)
6/1/1973 (Cordova, AL)
32
KCM
22
P
4
12.0
5'10"
160
L
L
3/29/1918 (Chicago, IL)
3/22/1992 (Kansas City, MO)
33
31
C
9
5'10"
170
R
R
5/2/1909 (Atlanta, GA)
34
BBB
20
P
3
9.1
5'8"
155
7/21/1919 (Centralia, IL)
6/19/1982 (death place unknown)
35
SNS
P
2.0
36
BBB
3B
83
R
37
SNS
28
P
19
45.1
5'9"
180
L
L
8/21/1911 (Union City, TN)
10/2/1976 (Cleveland, OH)
38
MRS
27
3B
116
5'7"
160
L
R
12/27/1912 (Haslam, TX)
12/20/1993 (Memphis, TN)
39
TIC
37
P
4
10.0
5'11"
176
L
R
12/8/1902 (Harpersville, AL)
1/23/1974 (Birmingham, AL)
40
TIC
43
LF
16
5'8"
185
L
L
10/14/1896 (Indianapolis, IN)
10/5/1954 (Philadelphia, PA)
41
TIC
25
SS
18
5'11"
210
R
R
3/13/1915 (Hopkins, SC)
1/18/1989 (Jeannette, PA)
42
CBR
23
RF
89
6'1"
190
L
R
11/25/1916 (Alapaha, GA)
8/13/1970 (Jacksonville, FL)
43
CBR
27
LF
31
6'1"
209
B
R
6/26/1913 (Kissimmee, FL)
7/8/1984 (Philadelphia, PA)
44
CAG
33
P
2
7.0
5'8"
180
R
R
9/3/1906 (Atlanta, GA)
10/30/1989 (Chicago, IL)
45
BBB
27
2B
4
5'9"
172
R
R
5/31/1913 (Pleasant Hill, AL)
10/24/1993 (Birmingham, AL)
46
MRS
35
LF
14
8.0
5'9"
168
R
R
11/19/1904 (Bartlesville, OK)
12/28/1968 (Chicago, IL)
47
25
C
12
11/8/1914 (Shreveport, LA)
8/6/1984 (Los Angeles, CA)
48
SNS
24
P
4
6.2
5'10"
183
R
10/28/1915 (Muskogee, OK)
49
KCM
25
C
53
5'8"
160
R
R
12/21/1914 (New Orleans, LA)
4/14/1977 (New Orleans, LA)
50
KCM
24
2B
83
5'8"
170
L
R
3/27/1916 (Longview, TX)
51
MRS
20
LF
31
16.0
6'2"
183
3/20/1920 (Muskogee, OK)
2/20/1943 (death place unknown)
52
CAG
39
C
3
6'0"
175
R
R
2/14/1901 (Kansas City, MO)
12/4/1973 (Kansas City, MO)
53
SNS
P
5
18.1
6'6"
R
R
54
CBR
P
3
8.2
L
55
CAG
34
C
36
5'11"
170
R
R
1/9/1906 (Terrell, TX)
12/28/1986 (San Diego, CA)
56
MRS
29
LF
5
6.0
6'2"
180
R
R
10/3/1910 (Atlanta, GA)
8/21/1993 (Pompano Beach, FL)
57
SNS
27
3B
95
5'8"
185
R
R
10/16/1912 (Memphis, TN)
1/1982 (Memphis, TN)
58
CBR
25
2B
55
6'1"
145
R
R
1/23/1915 (Jacksonville, FL)
8/18/1999 (Jacksonville, FL)
59
SNS
26
C
4
5'9"
165
R
R
1/8/1914 (Union City, TN)
4/18/1996 (Ann Arbor, MI)
60
SNS
26
CF
112
5'11"
177
L
R
2/8/1914 (Evergreen, AL)
3/2/1985 (St. Louis, MO)
61
KCM
28
C
77
5'11"
190
R
R
10/17/1911 (Stone Mountain, GA)
7/19/1989 (Stone Mountain, GA)
62
BBB
P
1.0
63
TIC
2B
24
64
BBB
29
C
61
5'10"
162
R
R
9/17/1910 (Meridian, MS)
8/28/1979 (Chicago, IL)
65
TIC
32
1B
1
5'8"
175
L
L
3/23/1908 (Clarksdale, MS)
3/3/1989 (Baltimore, MD)
66
SNS
SS
1
67
BBB
30
C
7
5'8"
165
R
R
1/12/1910 (Portsmouth, VA)
4/19/2000 (Los Angeles, CA)
68
TIC
28
SS
42
5'11"
180
R
R
11/12/1911 (Shreveport, LA)
1/12/1982 (New York, NY)
69
CBR
29
P
29
71.2
5'5"
148
R
R
3/10/1911 (Inverness, FL)
5/16/1992 (Jacksonville, FL)
70
CAG
24
2B
58
5'5"
152
R
R
2/20/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
11/1969 (New Orleans, LA)
71
BBB
30
P
17
40.0
5'10"
198
L
L
3/10/1910 (Birmingham, AL)
12/30/1969 (Birmingham, AL)
72
CAG
LF
46
38.0
6'4"
180
L
L
73
MRS
RF
4
74
MRS
19
P
15
33.0
5'10"
165
R
R
4/23/1921 (birthplace unknown)
10/10/1992 (Denver, CO)
75
MRS
33
RF
14
5'8"
155
R
R
4/10/1907 (Pontotoc, MS)
11/20/2003 (St. Louis, MO)
76
MRS
23
P
13
30.0
6'2"
190
L
L
1917 (birthplace unknown)
77
TIC
SS
5
78
CBR
3B
3
79
BBB
25
P
9
24.2
6'2"
195
R
R
7/11/1914 (Mount Airy, NC)
3/23/1998 (Springfield, MO)
80
TIC
17
P
7
19.0
6'4"
200
R
R
12/27/1922 (Stone Mountain, GA)
11/28/2004 (Kansas City, MO)
81
TIC
21
RF
24
10.2
6'2"
170
12/20/1918 (Morgantown, WV)
82
CAG
P
12
25.0
190
R
83
MRS
21
LF
5
6'2"
205
L
R
7/19/1918 (Dublin, MS)
11/17/1998 (Memphis, TN)
84
CAG
P
1.2
85
BBB
-
1
R
R
86
CBR
29
1B
21
5'11"
186
B
R
12/10/1910 (Tampa, FL)
87
KCM
26
P
18
37.2
6'1"
180
R
R
7/24/1913 (Natchitoches, LA)
9/3/1967 (Alameda, CA)
88
CBR
25
SS
74
5'11"
167
R
R
3/12/1915 (Montgomery, AL)
89
MRS
30
LF
100
5'9"
210
R
R
9/7/1909 (Little Rock, AR)
7/1977 (Memphis, TN)
90
SNS
28
SS
93
5'9"
194
B
R
9/16/1911 (Charleston, MO)
2/5/1954 (St. Louis, MO)
91
CBR
LF
4
92
KCM
32
P
30
66.1
6'2"
193
L
R
2/4/1908 (Palestine, TX)
3/19/1979 (Los Angeles, CA)
93
MRS
26
CF
77
50.2
5'11"
155
L
L
11/18/1913 (Crawfordsville, AR)
10/30/1998 (Memphis, TN)
94
SNS
30
1B
96
5'10"
180
L
L
11/26/1909 (Shreveport, LA)
2/19/1966 (Kansas City, MO)
95
SNS
22
P
18
35.1
6'3"
210
R
R
4/29/1918 (Forrest City, AR)
5/5/1987 (Cairo, IL)
96
BBB
35
1B
35
5'11"
185
R
R
6/20/1905 (Groveton, TX)
97
KCM
26
LF
74
6'2"
195
R
R
9/13/1913 (Blackwell, AR)
12/12/1974 (Kansas City, MO)
98
CAG
22
LF
20
1.0
6'3"
180
L
L
2/17/1918 (Birmingham, AL)
8/23/1982 (Cincinnati, OH)
99
BBB
3B
7
R
100
CAG
30
P
2
6.0
5'11"
180
R
R
10/6/1909 (birthplace unknown)
12/18/1970 (death place unknown)
101
CAG
P
18
42.0
102
KCM
28
RF
106
5'9"
155
L
R
6/2/1912 (Winona, MS)
6/25/1943 (Crown Point, IN)
103
CBR
35
P
3
2.0
5'7"
158
R
R
1/2/1905 (Jacksonville, FL)
10/1963 (Jacksonville, FL)
104
SNS
40
1B
5
6'3"
202
R
R
3/31/1900 (Sparta, IL)
11/1953 (Sparta, IL)
105
BBB
28
P
13
36.0
5'8"
150
3/17/1912 (Boyce, LA)
106
CAG
31
SS
64
5'11"
169
B
R
5/13/1909 (Columbus, OH)
11/6/1980 (Oak Forest, IL)
107
KCM
25
P
2
7.0
5'10"
150
L
8/12/1914 (Farmerville, LA)
11/23/1989 (death place unknown)
108
MRS
33
RF
12
5'11"
170
4/17/1907 (Checotah, OK)
10/16/1974 (Austin, TX)
109
MRS
P
1
1.0
110
BBB
23
RF
76
5'7"
165
10/29/1916 (York, AL)
111
KCM
28
1B
121
5'10"
190
R
R
11/13/1911 (Carrabelle, FL)
10/6/2006 (Kansas City, MO)
112
SNS
P
2
3.1
113
CBR
28
P
5
15.2
5'7"
180
R
3/15/1912 (Manning, SC)
9/7/1942 (Geneva, OH)
114
CF
17
115
TIC
17
C
14
6'0"
182
1923 (birthplace unknown)
116
CBR
28
CF
77
5'8"
160
L
R
6/28/1957 (Nashville, TN)
117
BBB
25
SS
67
5'10"
165
R
R
11/13/1914 (Baton Rouge, LA)
11/17/2002 (Baton Rouge, LA)
118
CAG
35
LF
27
5'5"
160
R
R
1/29/1905 (Tullahassee, OK)
3/23/1979 (Fort Worth, TX)
119
CAG
28
RF
59
6'2"
198
L
L
7/31/1911 (Atlanta, GA)
1/3/1973 (Sandersville, GA)
120
CAG
22
1B
7
6'2"
179
6/2/1918 (Tuscaloosa, AL)
2/22/1985 (Flint, MI)
121
SNS
22
2B
71
5'8"
155
L
R
4/22/1918 (Warren, AR)
9/2/1988 (St. Louis, MO)
122
SNS
36
3B
43
5'10"
155
R
R
10/25/1903 (Whistler, AL)
5/17/2002 (Chicago, IL)
123
MRS
32
CF
75
5'11"
183
R
R
7/31/1907 (Birmingham, AL)
7/23/1983 (Cincinnati, OH)
124
CBR
32
1B
32
5'4"
168
R
R
125
46
RF
33
L
R
7/21/1893 (Spartanburg, SC)
12/1981 (Memphis, TN)
126
SNS
-
1
127
CBR
30
LF
72
6'0"
178
R
R
7/2/1966 (Miami, FL)
128
BBB
27
2B
81
6'1"
180
R
R
8/31/1912 (Calhoun, AL)
1/24/2002 (Elizabeth City, NC)
129
26
3B
5
6'0"
155
R
3/10/1914 (Vian, OK)
8/4/1999 (Muskogee, OK)
130
CBR
32
P
24
46.1
5'10"
190
R
12/22/1907 (Seville, FL)
10/29/1976 (Jacksonville, FL)
131
MRS
P
5
11.0
132
TIC
21
3B
21
6'3"
165
R
10/15/1918 (Lower Peach Tree, AL)
133
CAG
31
CF
75
5'9"
160
L
R
12/23/1908 (Shreveport, LA)
5/10/2002 (Perris, CA)
134
SNS
33
C
41
R
R
1907 (birthplace unknown)
135
CAG
32
C
42
L
R
1908 (Rochelle, LA)
136
SNS
24
P
53
71.2
6'1"
185
B
R
4/23/1916 (Ansley, LA)
5/25/2011 (Richmond Heights, MO)
137
KCM
33
P
22
45.2
6'2"
180
R
R
2/27/1907 (Giddings, TX)
11/18/1983 (Kansas City, MO)
138
TIC
LF
47
7.0
L
L
139
KCM
-
1
140
BBB
29
P
19
40.0
5'8"
168
R
L
7/30/1910 (Fowl River, AL)
8/26/1975 (Mobile, AL)
141
KCM
27
3B
107
5'9"
150
B
R
2/5/1913 (West Monroe, LA)
7/12/1978 (Los Angeles, CA)
142
CAG
2B
44
5'8"
160
L
R
143
TIC
26
C
23
1914 (birthplace unknown)
144
CAG
RF
3
145
KCM
39
CF
115
6'1"
185
L
L
5/8/1901 (Nashville, TN)
9/4/1979 (Detroit, MI)
146
CBR
CF
1
147
MRS
23
P
5
14.0
6'1"
200
12/4/1916 (Deering, MO)
10/29/1964 (Gary, IN)
148
SNS
19
P
4
10.0
6'2"
190
R
R
9/12/1920 (Cairo, IL)
5/1984 (Hallsboro, NC)
149
BBB
56
-
2
5'5"
165
R
R
2/1/1884 (Anderson, SC)
4/3/1948 (Chicago, IL)
150
MRS
29
1B
122
5'11"
230
L
L
7/10/1910 (London, OH)
10/1/1976 (Cleveland, OH)
151
SNS
30
C
44
5'11"
165
R
R
1910 (Memphis, TN)
152
BBB
CF
54
153
CBR
30
-
1
6'2"
175
L
R
4/26/1910 (Meridian, MS)
154
BBB
C
5
R
R
155
CBR
26
C
76
5'11"
172
R
R
9/1/1913 (Lloyd, FL)
156
TIC
27
1B
38
5'6"
143
R
L
7/8/1912 (Beach, GA)
8/13/2000 (Palatka, FL)
157
BBB
37
C
12
5'9"
170
R
R
2/10/1903 (Bolton, MS)
3/28/1973 (Chicago, IL)
158
BBB
22
1B
5
5'11"
172
L
R
4/27/1918 (Tuscaloosa, AL)
6/9/1992 (Pontiac, MI)
159
KCM
25
P
16
36.1
6'0"
180
R
R
2/15/1915 (Waco, TX)
8/19/1967 (Waco, TX)
160
25
3B
28
5'11"
153
R
R
8/16/1914 (Whitehaven, TN)
161
SNS
25
P
4
7.0
6'0"
185
1/26/1915 (Alma, AR)
4/11/1975 (Chicago, IL)
162
CBR
39
P
2
2.2
L
1901 (birthplace unknown)
163
KCM
27
SS
119
5'11"
160
R
R
6/22/1913 (Henderson, TX)
2/27/1990 (Kansas City, MO)
164
CBR
34
1B
25
6'1"
198
R
R
1/16/1906 (Benton, AL)
165
20
RF
63
5'10"
169
R
R
1/28/1920 (Newberry, SC)
5/2/1997 (Woonsocket, RI)
166
23
P
14
32.2
5'11"
165
L
12/16/1916 (Limestone County, TX)
4/19/1965 (Dallas, TX)
167
28
3B
84
5'10"
188
R
R
2/6/1912 (Cordova, AL)
7/23/1977 (Cleveland, OH)
168
TIC
23
P
17
43.0
5'11"
175
R
R
11/28/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
5/4/1990 (Jackson, MS)
169
CAG
25
1B
60
R
R
1915 (Greenwood, MS)
170
KCM
31
RF
13
5'10"
184
R
R
6/10/1909 (Dallas, TX)
2/4/1997 (Berkeley, CA)

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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