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1940 Negro 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
1 Negro American League Negro Majors 7 0.0
2 Negro National League Negro Majors 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 22.7
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