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1940 Minor League Baseball League Encyclopedia

Year Index / Affiliations / Map of Teams / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Other Years: 1939 / 1941

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
51 American League Major League 8 27.9 4.97 1238 48273 43017 6147 11674 2167 513 883 5691 478 333 4497 4727 .271 .342 .407 .750 17516 928 151 608
52 National League Major League 8 27.9 4.39 1234 47630 42986 5421 11328 1934 416 688 5009 475 3779 4329 .264 .326 .376 .702 16158 893 207 658
53 Negro American League Negro Majors 7 0.0
54 Negro National League Negro Majors 6 0.0
4 American Association AA 8 27.5
5 International League AA 8 26.9
6 Pacific Coast League AA 8 28.1
1 Eastern League A 8 25.0
2 Southern Association A-1 8 26.6
3 Texas League A-1 8 26.7
7 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B 8 23.8
8 Interstate League B 8 24.2 118 3982 1041 142 53 39 .261 .353 1406
9 Piedmont League B 8 24.4
10 Quebec Provincial League B 6 25.9
11 South Atlantic League B 8 24.2
12 Southeastern League B 8 25.0
13 Western International League B 6 24.1
14 Arizona-Texas League C 4 20.6
15 Canadian-American League C 8 23.5
16 Cotton States League C 8 24.3
17 East Texas League C 8 22.9
18 Michigan State League C 6 21.8
19 Middle Atlantic League C 6 23.2
20 Pioneer League C 6 22.2
21 Western Association C 8 22.9
22 Alabama State League D 6 23.2
23 Appalachian League D 8 22.5
24 Arkansas-Missouri League D 4
25 Bi-State League D 8 23.5
26 Coastal Plain League D 8 23.7
27 Eastern Shore League D 8 21.2
28 Evangeline League D 8 22.8 130 4439 1060 180 36 44 .239 .325 1444
29 Florida East Coast League D 6 23.4
30 Florida State League D 8 22.2
31 Georgia-Florida League D 8 22.7
32 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D 8 22.9
33 Mountain State League D 6 22.2
34 North Carolina State League D 8 24.1
35 Northeast Arkansas League D 4 21.2 120 4014 997 167 46 46 .248 .347 1394
36 Northern League D 8 23.2
37 Ohio State League D 6 21.5
38 Pennsylvania State Association D 6 21.3 108 3731 995 159 57 43 .267 .374 1397
39 Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D 6 21.7 103 3534 932 160 58 47 .264 .382 1349
40 Tar Heel League D 6 23.1
41 Virginia League D 4 22.3
42 West Texas-New Mexico League D 8 23.0
43 Western League D 4 22.1
44 Wisconsin State League D 6 21.8
45 Cuban League Foreign
46 Japanese Baseball League Foreign 9 23.4 3.08 938 35281 30428 2886 6262 798 255 106 2423 946 4024 3581 .206 .299 .259 .559 7888 118 527 184 0
47 Cuban Winter League Winter
48 Panama Winter League Winter
49 Puerto Rican Winter League Winter
56 California Winter League Winter
50 Mexican League Independent 8 0.0
55 Independent Negro No Classification 6 0.0

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
47 American League Major League 8 28.5 4.97 616 616 .500 4.38 1238 1238 688 550 61 121 10958.0 11674 6147 5337 883 4496 4729 151 25 271 48268 1.476 9.6 0.7 3.7 3.9 1.05
48 National League Major League 8 29.5 4.39 612 612 .500 3.85 1234 1234 690 544 82 112 11093.2 11329 5421 4743 688 3769 4327 200 26 186 47647 1.361 9.2 0.6 3.1 3.5 1.15
49 Negro American League Negro Majors 7
50 Negro National League Negro Majors 6
4 American Association AA 8 28.3
5 International League AA 8 28.0
6 Pacific Coast League AA 8 29.1
1 Eastern League A 8 25.6
2 Southern Association A-1 8 27.2
3 Texas League A-1 8 28.5
7 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B 8 23.5
8 Interstate League B 8 24.0 4.57 62 56 .525 118 118 539
9 Piedmont League B 8 24.3
10 Quebec Provincial League B 6 25.6
11 South Atlantic League B 8 24.5
12 Southeastern League B 8 24.8
13 Western International League B 6 24.0
14 Arizona-Texas League C 4 21.4
15 Canadian-American League C 8 23.0
16 Cotton States League C 8 23.5
17 East Texas League C 8 21.9
18 Michigan State League C 6 21.8
19 Middle Atlantic League C 6 21.7
20 Pioneer League C 6 21.8
21 Western Association C 8 22.4
22 Alabama State League D 6 22.6
23 Appalachian League D 8 22.5
24 Arkansas-Missouri League D 4
25 Bi-State League D 8 23.4
26 Coastal Plain League D 8 23.7
27 Eastern Shore League D 8 20.9
28 Evangeline League D 8 22.2 6.00 51 79 .392 130 130 780
29 Florida East Coast League D 6 24.2
30 Florida State League D 8 21.8
31 Georgia-Florida League D 8 22.6
32 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D 8 22.4
33 Mountain State League D 6 20.8
34 North Carolina State League D 8 23.6
35 Northeast Arkansas League D 4 19.8 47 73 .392 120 120
36 Northern League D 8 21.9
37 Ohio State League D 6 22.3
38 Pennsylvania State Association D 6 20.8 51 57 .472 108 108
39 Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D 6 21.2 48 55 .466 103 103
40 Tar Heel League D 6 22.6
41 Virginia League D 4 21.3
42 West Texas-New Mexico League D 8 22.8
43 Western League D 4 23.0
44 Wisconsin State League D 6 22.0
45 Japanese Baseball League Foreign 9 22.6 3.08 447 447 .500 2.12 938 938 402 536 145 8471.0 6262 2886 1998 106 4024 0 3581 118 10 71 35289 1.214 6.7 0.1 4.3 3.8 0.89
46 Mexican League Independent 8 25.0
51 Independent Negro No Classification 6

League-by-League Fielding

Rk Lg Lev Tms G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance
47 American League Major League 8 1238 32874 13860 1443 1195 .970 102 478 333 41% 239,591
48 National League Major League 8 1234 33273 14553 1394 1143 .972 71 475 371 44%
49 Negro American League Negro Majors 7
50 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 Interstate League B 8 118
9 Piedmont League B 8
10 Quebec Provincial League B 6
11 South Atlantic League B 8
12 Southeastern League B 8
13 Western International League B 6
14 Arizona-Texas League C 4
15 Canadian-American League C 8
16 Cotton States League C 8
17 East Texas League C 8
18 Michigan State League C 6
19 Middle Atlantic League C 6
20 Pioneer League C 6
21 Western Association C 8
22 Alabama State League D 6
23 Appalachian League D 8
24 Arkansas-Missouri League D 4
25 Bi-State League D 8
26 Coastal Plain League D 8
27 Eastern Shore League D 8
28 Evangeline League D 8 130
29 Florida East Coast League D 6
30 Florida State League D 8
31 Georgia-Florida League D 8
32 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D 8
33 Mountain State League D 6
34 North Carolina State League D 8
35 Northeast Arkansas League D 4 120
36 Northern League D 8
37 Ohio State League D 6
38 Pennsylvania State Association D 6 108
39 Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D 6 103
40 Tar Heel League D 6
41 Virginia League D 4
42 West Texas-New Mexico League D 8
43 Western League D 4
44 Wisconsin State League D 6
45 Japanese Baseball League Foreign 9 938
46 Mexican League Independent 8
51 Independent Negro No Classification 6

Pro Baseball Map for 1940

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

We list over 30,000 of teams from minor league history. This list is not exhaustive and may be missing teams from certain leagues and years or with a small number of games played. We apologize for any omissions. Report any errors or omissions

League Teams

Lg Lev Tm
Negro American League Negro Majors Birmingham Black Barons, Chicago American Giants, Cleveland Bears, Kansas City Monarchs, Memphis Red Sox, St. Louis/New Orleans Stars, Toledo/Indianapolis 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 Cedar Rapids Raiders, Clinton Giants, Decatur Commodores, Evansville Bees, Madison Blues, Moline Plow Boys, Springfield Browns, Waterloo Hawks
Interstate League B Allentown Wings, Harrisburg Senators, Hazleton Mountaineers/Lancaster Red Roses, Reading Chicks, Sunbury Indians, Trenton Senators, Wilmington Blue Rocks, York Bees
Piedmont League B Asheville Tourists, Charlotte Hornets, Durham Bulls, Norfolk Tars, Portsmouth Cubs, Richmond Colts, Rocky Mount Red Sox, Winston-Salem Twins
Quebec Provincial League B Drummondville Tigers, Granby Red Socks, Quebec Athletics, Sherbrooke Braves, St. Hyacinthe Saints, Trois-Rivieres Renards
South Atlantic League B Augusta Tigers, Columbia Reds, Columbus Red Birds, Greenville Spinners, Jacksonville Tars, Macon Peaches, Savannah Indians, Spartanburg Charleston/Charleston Rebels
Southeastern League B Anniston Rams, Gadsden Pilots, Jackson Senators, Meridian Bears, Mobile Shippers, Montgomery Rebels, Pensacola Pilots, Selma Cloverleafs
Western International League B Salem Senators, Spokane Indians, Tacoma Tigers, Vancouver Capilanos, Wenatchee Chiefs, Yakima Pippins
Arizona-Texas League C Albuquerque Cardinals, Bisbee Bees, El Paso Texans, Tucson Cowboys
Canadian-American League C Amsterdam Rugmakers, Auburn Colts, Gloversville-Johnstown Glovers, Oneonta Indians, Oswego Netherlands, Ottawa-Ogdensburg Senators, Rome Colonels, Utica Braves
Cotton States League C Clarksdale Red Sox, El Dorado Lions, Greenville Buckshots, Greenwood Chocktaws, Helena Seaporters, Hot Springs Bathers, Monroe White Sox, Pine Bluff Judges
East Texas League C Henderson Oilers, Jacksonville Jax, Kilgore Boomers, Longview Texans, Marshall Tigers, Palestine Pals, Texarkana Liners, Tyler Trojans
Michigan State League C Flint Gems, Grand Rapids Dodgers, Lansing Lancers, Muskegon Reds, Saginaw Athletics, St. Joseph Autos
Middle Atlantic League C Akron Yankees, Canton Terriers, Charleston Senators, Dayton Wings, Portsmouth Red Birds, Youngstown Browns
Pioneer League C Boise Pilots, Idaho Falls Russets, 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 Saints, Topeka Owls
Alabama State League D Andalusia Rams, Brewton Millers, Dothan Browns, Greenville Lions, Tallassee Indians, Troy Trojans
Appalachian League D Bristol Twins, Elizabethton Betsy Red Sox, Erwin Mountaineers, Greeneville Burley Cubs, Johnson City Cardinals, Kingsport Cherokees, Newport Canners, Pennington Gap Miners
Arkansas-Missouri League D Carthage Pirates, Fayetteville Angels, Neosho Yankees, Siloam Springs Cardinals
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 Cubs, Williamston Martins, Wilson Tobs
Eastern Shore League D Cambridge Canners, Centreville Red Sox, Dover Orioles, Easton Yankees, Federalsburg A's, Milford Giants, Pocomoke City Chicks, Salisbury Cardinals
Evangeline League D Alexandria Aces, Houma Buccaneers/Natchez Pilgrims, Lafayette White Sox, Lake Charles Skippers, New Iberia Cardinals, Opelousas Indians, Port Arthur Tarpons, Rayne Rice Birds
Florida East Coast League D Fort Lauderdale Tarpons, Fort Pierce Bombers, Hollywood Chiefs, Miami Beach Tigers, Miami Wahoos, West Palm Beach Indians
Florida State League D Daytona Beach Islanders, DeLand Red Hats, Gainesville G-Men, Leesburg Anglers, Ocala Yearlings, Orlando Senators, Sanford Seminoles, St. Augustine Saints
Georgia-Florida League D Albany Cardinals, Americus Pioneers, Cordele Bees, Moultrie Packers, Tallahassee Capitals, Thomasville Tourists, 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 Aces, Logan Indians, Welch Miners, Williamson Red Birds
North Carolina State League D Concord Weavers, Cooleemee Cards, Kannapolis Towelers, Landis Dodgers, Lexington Indians, Mooresville Moors, Salisbury Giants, Thomasville Tommies
Northeast Arkansas League D Caruthersville/Batesville Pilots, Jonesboro White Sox, Newport Dodgers, 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 Browns, Butler Yankees, Johnstown Johnnies, McKeesport Little Braves/Oil City Oilers, Warren Redskins, Washington Red Birds
Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D Batavia Clippers, Bradford Bees, Hamilton Red Wings, London Pirates, Niagara Falls Rainbows/Jamestown Falcons, Olean Oilers
Tar Heel League D Gastonia Cardinals, Hickory Rebels, Lenoir Reds, Newton-Conover Twins, Shelby Colonels, Statesville Owls
Virginia League D Harrisonburg Turks, Lynchburg Senators, Salem-Roanoke Friends, Staunton Presidents
West Texas-New Mexico League D Amarillo Gold Sox, Big Spring Barons/Odessa Oilers, Borger Gassers, Clovis Pioneers, Lamesa Lobos, Lubbock Hubbers, Midland Cowboys, Pampa Oilers
Western League D Norfolk Yankees, Sioux City Soos/Mitchell Kernels, Sioux Falls Canaries, Worthington Cardinals
Wisconsin State League D Appleton Papermakers, Fond du Lac Panthers, Green Bay Bluejays, La Crosse Blackhawks, Sheboygan Indians, Wisconsin Rapids White Sox
Cuban League Foreign
Japanese Baseball League Foreign Hankyu, Hanshin, Kurowashi, Lion, Nagoya, Nagoya Kinko, Nakai, Tokyo Kyojin,
Tsubasa
Cuban Winter League Winter
Panama Winter League Winter
Puerto Rican Winter League Winter
California Winter League Winter
Mexican League Independent Chihuahua Dorados, Mexico City Diablos Rojos, Monterrey Industriales, Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes, Santa Rosa Gallos, Tampico Alijadores, Torreon Algodoneros, Veracruz Azules
Independent Negro No Classification Atlantic City Bacharach Giants, Brooklyn Royal Giants, Chicago Palmer House, Cincinnati Buckeyes, Indianapolis ABCs, Miami Ethiopian Clowns