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1939 Minor League Baseball League Encyclopedia

Year Index / Affiliations / Map of Teams / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Other Years: 1938 / 1940

League-by-League Batting

Rk Lg Lev Tms BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
48 American League Major League 8 27.7 5.21 1230 48455 42594 6404 11866 2107 498 796 5963 589 345 4657 4314 .279 .352 .407 .759 17357 930 148 1056
49 National League Major League 8 28.5 4.44 1232 47451 42285 5472 11505 2032 418 649 5082 368 3824 4195 .272 .335 .386 .721 16320 1013 205 1137
50 Negro American League Negro Majors 7 0.0
51 Negro National League Negro Majors 6 0.0
4 American Association AA 8 26.9
5 International League AA 8 27.3
6 Pacific Coast League AA 8 29.0
1 Eastern League A 8 24.6
2 Southern Association A-1 8 27.2
3 Texas League A-1 8 26.7
7 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B 8 23.2
8 Piedmont League B 8 24.7
9 South Atlantic League B 8 24.7
10 Southeastern League B 8 25.0
11 Western International League B 6 23.8
12 Canadian-American League C 8 23.1
13 Cape Breton Colliery League C 4 23.7
14 Cotton States League C 8 24.0
15 East Texas League C 8 22.9
16 Interstate League C 4 23.7
17 Middle Atlantic League C 8 23.0
18 Pioneer League C 6 21.6
19 Western Association C 8 22.7
20 Alabama-Florida League D 6 23.5
21 Appalachian League D 6 22.4
22 Arizona-Texas League D 4 20.2
23 Arkansas-Missouri League D 4 21.2
24 Bi-State League D 8 23.8
25 Coastal Plain League D 8 24.3
26 Eastern Shore League D 8 21.3
27 Evangeline League D 8 22.3
28 Florida State League D 8 23.0
29 Georgia-Florida League D 8 21.9
30 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D 8 22.4
31 Mountain State League D 6 22.4
32 North Carolina State League D 8 24.7
33 Northeast Arkansas League D 4 21.8
34 Northern League D 8 22.8
35 Ohio State League D 6 21.4
36 Pennsylvania State Association D 6 21.6
37 Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D 6 20.9
38 Tar Heel League D 6 23.4
39 Virginia League D 4 21.8
40 West Texas-New Mexico League D 8 22.5
41 Western League D 6 22.0
42 Cuban League Foreign
43 Japanese Baseball League Foreign 9 23.1 3.53 864 32769 28307 3051 6333 824 268 156 2594 996 3733 3117 .224 .315 .288 .603 8161 122 438 169 0
44 Cuban Winter League Winter
45 Puerto Rican Winter League Winter
53 California Winter League Winter
46 Mexican League Independent 9 40.0
47 Quebec Provincial League Independent 7
52 Independent Negro No Classification 3

League-by-League Pitching

Rk Lg Lev Tms PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
44 American League Major League 8 28.4 5.21 611 611 .500 4.62 1230 1230 718 512 55 127 10877.0 11866 6404 5583 796 4660 4320 148 25 244 48458 1.519 9.8 0.7 3.9 3.6 0.93
45 National League Major League 8 29.6 4.44 610 610 .500 3.92 1232 1232 717 515 78 128 10949.0 11503 5472 4764 649 3818 4198 206 24 200 47459 1.399 9.5 0.5 3.1 3.5 1.10
46 Negro American League Negro Majors 7
47 Negro National League Negro Majors 6
4 American Association AA 8 27.8
5 International League AA 8 28.6
6 Pacific Coast League AA 8 29.2
1 Eastern League A 8 25.4
2 Southern Association A-1 8 27.7
3 Texas League A-1 8 27.9
7 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B 8 23.3
8 Piedmont League B 8 24.2
9 South Atlantic League B 8 25.4
10 Southeastern League B 8 24.7
11 Western International League B 6 23.8
12 Canadian-American League C 8 22.2
13 Cape Breton Colliery League C 4 25.2
14 Cotton States League C 8 23.0
15 East Texas League C 8 22.4
16 Interstate League C 4 23.1
17 Middle Atlantic League C 8 21.9
18 Pioneer League C 6 22.0
19 Western Association C 8 22.9
20 Alabama-Florida League D 6 22.8
21 Appalachian League D 6 22.7
22 Arizona-Texas League D 4 20.6
23 Arkansas-Missouri League D 4 20.9
24 Bi-State League D 8 22.9
25 Coastal Plain League D 8 24.1
26 Eastern Shore League D 8 22.0
27 Evangeline League D 8 21.1
28 Florida State League D 8 22.9
29 Georgia-Florida League D 8 19.0
30 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D 8 22.5
31 Mountain State League D 6 22.6
32 North Carolina State League D 8 23.4
33 Northeast Arkansas League D 4 21.3
34 Northern League D 8 21.7
35 Ohio State League D 6 21.0
36 Pennsylvania State Association D 6 20.9
37 Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D 6 20.8
38 Tar Heel League D 6 22.2
39 Virginia League D 4 20.9
40 West Texas-New Mexico League D 8 22.4
41 Western League D 6 22.4
42 Japanese Baseball League Foreign 9 22.3 3.53 412 412 .500 2.50 864 864 372 492 113 7717.2 6333 3051 2148 156 3733 0 3117 122 15 96 32776 1.304 7.4 0.2 4.4 3.6 0.84
43 Mexican League Independent 9 24.0
48 Independent Negro No Classification 3

League-by-League Fielding

Rk Lg Lev Tms G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance
44 American League Major League 8 1230 32631 13666 1465 1183 .969 103 589 345 37% 109,159
45 National League Major League 8 1232 32838 14430 1374 1211 .972 94 368 307 45%
46 Negro American League Negro Majors 7
47 Negro National League Negro Majors 6
4 American Association AA 8
5 International League AA 8
6 Pacific Coast League AA 8
1 Eastern League A 8
2 Southern Association A-1 8
3 Texas League A-1 8
7 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B 8
8 Piedmont League B 8
9 South Atlantic League B 8
10 Southeastern League B 8
11 Western International League B 6
12 Canadian-American League C 8
13 Cape Breton Colliery League C 4
14 Cotton States League C 8
15 East Texas League C 8
16 Interstate League C 4
17 Middle Atlantic League C 8
18 Pioneer League C 6
19 Western Association C 8
20 Alabama-Florida League D 6
21 Appalachian League D 6
22 Arizona-Texas League D 4
23 Arkansas-Missouri League D 4
24 Bi-State League D 8
25 Coastal Plain League D 8
26 Eastern Shore League D 8
27 Evangeline League D 8
28 Florida State League D 8
29 Georgia-Florida League D 8
30 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D 8
31 Mountain State League D 6
32 North Carolina State League D 8
33 Northeast Arkansas League D 4
34 Northern League D 8
35 Ohio State League D 6
36 Pennsylvania State Association D 6
37 Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D 6
38 Tar Heel League D 6
39 Virginia League D 4
40 West Texas-New Mexico League D 8
41 Western League D 6
42 Japanese Baseball League Foreign 9 864
43 Mexican League Independent 9
48 Independent Negro No Classification 3

Pro Baseball Map for 1939

ALL TEAMS ARE LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE TOWN THEY ARE LISTED IN. We have not located the actual location of the ballpark.

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League Teams

Lg Lev Tm
Negro American League Negro Majors Chicago American Giants, Cleveland Bears, Indianapolis ABCs, Kansas City Monarchs, Memphis Red Sox, St. Louis Stars, Toledo Crawfords
Negro National League Negro Majors Baltimore Elite Giants, Homestead Grays, New York Black Yankees, New York Cubans, Newark Eagles, Philadelphia Stars
American Association AA Columbus Red Birds, Indianapolis Indians, Kansas City Blues, Louisville Colonels, Milwaukee Brewers, Minneapolis Millers, St. Paul Saints, Toledo Mud Hens
International League AA Baltimore Orioles, Buffalo Bisons, Jersey City Giants, Montreal Royals, Newark Bears, Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Chiefs, Toronto Maple Leafs
Pacific Coast League AA Hollywood Stars, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland Oaks, Portland Beavers, Sacramento Solons, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Seals, Seattle Rainiers
Eastern League A Albany Senators, Binghamton Triplets, Elmira Pioneers, Hartford Bees, Scranton Red Sox, Springfield Nationals, Wilkes-Barre Barons, Williamsport Grays
Southern Association A-1 Atlanta Crackers, Birmingham Barons, Chattanooga Lookouts, Knoxville Smokies, Little Rock Travelers, Memphis Chickasaws, Nashville Volunteers, New Orleans Pelicans
Texas League A-1 Beaumont Exporters, Dallas Rebels, Fort Worth Cats, Houston Buffaloes, Oklahoma City Indians, San Antonio Missions, Shreveport Sports, Tulsa Oilers
Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B Bloomington Bloomers, Cedar Rapids Raiders, Clinton Giants, Decatur Commodores, Evansville Bees, Moline Plow Boys, Springfield Browns, Waterloo Red Hawks
Piedmont League B Asheville Tourists, Charlotte Hornets, Durham Bulls, Norfolk Tars, Portsmouth Cubs, Richmond Colts, Rocky Mount Red Sox, Winston-Salem Twins
South Atlantic League B Augusta Tigers, Columbia Reds, Columbus Red Birds, Greenville Spinners, Jacksonville Tars, Macon Peaches, Savannah Indians, Spartanburg Spartans
Southeastern League B Anniston Rams, Gadsden Pilots, Jackson Senators, Meridian Scrappers, Mobile Shippers, Montgomery Rebels, Pensacola Pilots, Selma Cloverleafs
Western International League B Bellingham Chinooks, Spokane Hawks, Tacoma Tigers, Vancouver Capilanos, Wenatchee Chiefs, Yakima Pippins
Canadian-American League C Amsterdam Rugmakers, Cornwall Maple Leafs, Gloversville-Johnstown Glovers, Ogdensburg Colts, Oswego Netherlands, Ottawa Senators, Rome Colonels, Utica Braves
Cape Breton Colliery League C Glace Bay Miners, New Waterford Dodgers, Sydney Mines Ramblers, Sydney Steel Citians
Cotton States League C Clarksdale Red Sox, El Dorado Lions, Greenville Buckshots, Greenwood Crackers, Helena Seaporters, Hot Springs Bathers, Monroe White Sox, Pine Bluff Judges
East Texas League C Henderson Oilers, Jacksonville Jax, Kilgore Boomers, Longview Cannibals/White Sox, Marshall Tigers, Palestine Pals, Texarkana Liners, Tyler Trojans
Interstate League C Allentown Dukes, Hazleton Mountaineers, Sunbury Senators, Trenton Senators
Middle Atlantic League C Akron Yankees, Canton Terriers, Charleston Senators, Dayton Wings, Erie Sailors, Portsmouth Red Birds, Springfield Indians, Youngstown Browns
Pioneer League C Boise Pilots, Lewiston Indians, Ogden Reds, Pocatello Cardinals, Salt Lake City Bees, Twin Falls Cowboys
Western Association C Fort Smith Giants, Hutchinson Pirates, Joplin Miners, Muskogee Reds, Salina Millers, Springfield Cardinals, St. Joseph Angels, Topeka Owls
Alabama-Florida League D Andalusia Rams, Dothan Browns, Greenville Lions, Panama City Pelicans, Tallassee Indians, Troy Trojans
Appalachian League D Elizabethton Betsy Red Sox, Greeneville Burley Cubs, Johnson City Cardinals, Kingsport Cherokees, Newport Canners, Pennington Gap Miners
Arizona-Texas League D Albuquerque Cardinals, Bisbee Bees, El Paso Texans, Tucson Cowboys
Arkansas-Missouri League D Carthage Pirates, Fayetteville Angels, Monett Red Birds, Neosho Yankees
Bi-State League D Bassett Furnituremakers, Danville-Schoolfield Leafs, Leaksville-Draper-Spray Triplets, Martinsville Manufacturers, Mayodan Millers, Mount Airy Graniteers, Reidsville Luckies, South Boston Wrappers
Coastal Plain League D Goldsboro Goldbugs, Greenville Greenies, Kinston Eagles, New Bern Bears, Snow Hill Billies, Tarboro Serpents/Goobers, Williamston Martins, Wilson Tobs
Eastern Shore League D Cambridge Cardinals, Centreville Colts, Dover Orioles, Easton Yankees, Federalsburg A's, Milford Giants, Pocomoke City Red Sox, Salisbury Senators
Evangeline League D Abbeville A's, Alexandria Aces, Jeanerette Blues, Lafayette White Sox, Lake Charles Skippers, New Iberia Cardinals, Opelousas Indians, Rayne Rice Birds
Florida State League D Daytona Beach Islanders, DeLand Red Hats, Gainesville G-Men, Leesburg Anglers, Orlando Senators, Palatka Azaleas, Sanford Lookouts, St. Augustine Saints
Georgia-Florida League D Albany Cardinals, Americus Pioneers, Cordele Bees, Moultrie Packers, Tallahassee Capitals, Thomasville Orioles, Valdosta Trojans, Waycross Bears
Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D Bowling Green Barons, Fulton Tigers, Hopkinsville Hoppers, Jackson Generals, Mayfield Browns, Owensboro Oilers, Paducah Indians, Union City Greyhounds
Mountain State League D Ashland Colonels, Bluefield Blue-Grays, Huntington Boosters, Logan Indians, Welch Miners, Williamson Red Birds
North Carolina State League D Concord Weavers, Cooleemee Cools, Kannapolis Towelers, Landis Senators, Lexington Indians, Mooresville Moors, Salisbury Giants, Thomasville Tommies
Northeast Arkansas League D Caruthersville Pilots, Jonesboro White Sox, Newport Tigers, Paragould Browns
Northern League D Crookston Pirates, Duluth Dukes, Eau Claire Bears, Fargo-Moorhead Twins, Grand Forks Chiefs, Superior Blues, Wausau Timberjacks, Winnipeg Maroons
Ohio State League D Findlay Oilers, Fostoria Red Birds, Fremont Green Sox, Lima Pandas, Mansfield Braves, Tiffin Mud Hens
Pennsylvania State Association D Beaver Falls Bees, Butler Yankees, Greensburg Senators, Johnstown Johnnies, McKeesport Little Pirates, Washington Red Birds
Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D Batavia Clippers, Bradford Bees, Hamilton Red Wings, Jamestown Jaguars, Niagara Falls Rainbows, Olean Oilers
Tar Heel League D Gastonia Cardinals, Hickory Rebels, Lenoir Indians, Newton-Conover Twins, Shelby Nationals, Statesville Owls
Virginia League D Harrisonburg Turks, Lynchburg Grays, Salem-Roanoke Friends, Staunton Presidents
West Texas-New Mexico League D Abilene Apaches/Borger Gassers, Amarillo Gold Sox, Big Spring Barons, Clovis Pioneers, Lamesa Lobos, Lubbock Hubbers, Midland Cowboys, Pampa Oilers
Western League D Lincoln Links, Mitchell Kernels, Norfolk Elks, Sioux City Cowboys, Sioux Falls Canaries, Worthington Cardinals
Cuban League Foreign
Japanese Baseball League Foreign Eagles, Hankyu, Lion, Nagoya, Nagoya Kinko, Nankai, Osaka Tigers, Tokyo Kyojin,
Tokyo Senators
Cuban Winter League Winter
Puerto Rican Winter League Winter
California Winter League Winter
Mexican League Independent Anahuac Indios, Cordoba Cafeteros, Mexico City Comintra, Monterrey Industriales, Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes, Santa Rosa Gallos, Tampico Alijadores, Torreon Algodoneros,
Veracruz Aguila
Quebec Provincial League Independent Drummondville Tigers, Granby Red Sox, Quebec Athletics, Sherbrooke Braves, Sorel, St. Hyacinthe Saints, Trois-Rivieres
Independent Negro No Classification Atlantic City Bacharach Giants, Brooklyn Royal Giants, Jacksonville Red Caps