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1955 Negro League Baseball League Encyclopedia

Year Index / Affiliations / Map of Teams / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Other Years: 1954

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
41 Pacific Coast League Open 8 29.5 3.98 1376 50486 44892 5473 11807 1891 227 865 5071 470 4132 5718 .263 .326 .373 .699 16747 974 258 862 342
7 American Association AAA 8 26.7 4.96 1238 47367 41341 6146 11163 1964 397 1110 5680 390 4897 6254 .270 .348 .417 .765 17251 959 248 526 355 350
8 International League AAA 8 28.3 4.31 1232 45192 39471 5313 10367 1618 326 839 4881 469 4503 5280 .263 .340 .384 .724 15154 285 597 336
4 Mexican League AA 6 26.2 5.97 612 24556 21386 3656 6208 979 258 506 3257 308 2636 2607 .290 .365 .431 .796 9221 448 309 225
5 Southern Association AA 8 25.9 4.75 1234 46866 40793 5857 10881 1791 333 800 5321 468 5058 6078 .267 .345 .386 .731 15738 977 647 368
6 Texas League AA 8 27.3 4.33 1292 48822 42403 5594 10790 1928 243 947 5218 411 358 5181 6031 .254 .337 .378 .716 16045 940 296 595 347 375
1 Eastern League A 8 23.8 5.11 1102 42090 36435 5628 9768 1583 439 768 5029 643 4876 5555 .268 .352 .399 .751 14533 472 307
2 South Atlantic League A 8 24.8 4.34 1120 42888 37383 4862 9524 1420 411 552 4247 401 4526 5686 .255 .333 .359 .692 13422 674 305
3 Western League A 6 23.9 4.98 906 34011 29673 4511 7912 1373 192 697 4044 380 3707 4589 .267 .346 .396 .742 11760 403 228
39 Negro American League Negro
9 Big State League B 8 27.0 5.04 978 37413 32914 4934 8928 1597 344 679 4425 391 3747 4530 .271 .343 .403 .745 13250 433 319
10 Carolina League B 8 23.5 4.98 1104 43087 36976 5501 9596 1620 257 739 4868 522 5200 6286 .260 .349 .377 .726 13947 654 257
11 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B 8 22.9 5.46 1008 39833 34116 5504 9097 1589 282 798 4853 476 4896 6069 .267 .356 .400 .756 13644 543 278
12 Northwest League B 7 24.8 5.98 888 34937 29422 5314 8375 1377 319 494 4739 641 4654 4521 .285 .378 .404 .782 11872 503 358
13 Piedmont League B 8 23.7 5.20 972 37761 32466 5050 8694 1393 330 587 4436 444 4425 5193 .268 .353 .385 .738 12508 570 300
14 Tri-State League B 4 24.1 5.40 470 17974 15106 2537 4009 660 195 166 2206 220 2502 2118 .265 .367 .368 .734 5557 212 154
15 West Texas-New Mexico League B 8 25.8 6.53 1118 45070 39440 7299 11578 2046 285 1210 6549 556 4840 6145 .294 .368 .452 .820 17824 444 346
16 Arizona-Mexico League C 8 23.8 6.66 1116 45713 39563 7434 11456 1987 428 1025 6443 750 5347 6597 .290 .371 .439 .810 17374 406 397
17 California League C 8 23.2 5.36 1176 45971 39385 6298 10503 1730 375 592 5531 756 5676 6463 .267 .356 .375 .731 14759 587 323
18 Central Mexican League C 6 0.0
19 Cotton States League C 6 22.7 5.14 710 27018 23222 3652 5943 944 232 379 3120 474 3156 4224 .256 .342 .366 .708 8488 424 216
20 Evangeline League C 6 24.0 4.91 836 32390 28431 4108 7350 1267 175 446 3544 458 3291 4320 .259 .333 .362 .696 10305 475 193
21 Longhorn League C 8 25.5 6.39 1106 43020 38037 7068 10986 1820 444 1001 6185 785 4365 6202 .289 .359 .439 .798 16697 296 322
22 Northern League C 8 22.4 5.15 998 38879 33399 5136 8470 1365 295 532 4446 730 4679 5865 .254 .343 .360 .703 12021 503 298
23 Pioneer League C 8 22.8 5.35 1060 42019 35171 5668 9308 1492 348 528 4921 612 5705 6282 .265 .368 .372 .740 13080 249 574 320
24 Provincial League C 6 23.5 4.71 778 29808 25401 3661 6373 1007 184 451 3172 306 3770 4387 .251 .345 .358 .703 9101 415 222
25 Alabama-Florida League D 6 22.4 6.28 708 28945 24762 4448 6662 1010 200 488 3748 650 3674 4070 .269 .363 .385 .749 9536 509
26 Appalachian League D 8 21.9 5.72 1010 38938 33854 5774 9163 1451 438 712 5031 630 4397 6499 .271 .352 .402 .755 13626 427 260
27 Florida State League D 8 22.8 5.09 1114 43724 37329 5672 9170 1285 454 306 4631 1099 5402 6628 .246 .338 .329 .667 12281 616 377
28 Georgia State League D 6 21.0 5.69 610 23975 20633 3470 5337 902 158 374 2935 529 2810 3478 .259 .345 .372 .717 7677 343 189
29 Georgia-Florida League D 8 22.0 5.08 1110 43432 36972 5640 9278 1414 358 405 4585 923 5257 6564 .251 .348 .341 .689 12623 405 503 295
30 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D 6 21.7 5.84 596 23268 19404 3480 5064 831 244 288 2887 455 3332 3889 .261 .366 .373 .740 7247 340 192
31 Mississippi-Ohio Valley League D 8 21.8 5.77 1008 38803 32865 5816 8665 1457 378 680 4926 887 5151 6340 .264 .361 .393 .754 12918 506 281
32 Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D 8 21.8 5.78 1012 40576 34008 5854 9092 1569 307 541 5079 650 5686 5600 .267 .369 .379 .749 12898 578 304
33 Sooner State League D 8 20.9 5.30 1112 43594 37379 5899 9313 1459 445 570 4899 675 231 5421 7669 .249 .342 .358 .700 13372 495 299 142
34 Cuban League Foreign
35 Japan Central League Foreign 6 27.4 3.20 790 28576 25992 2531 6144 912 157 407 2318 699 332 1912 3702 .236 .287 .331 .618 8591 527 534 138 111
36 Japan Pacific League Foreign 8 26.3 3.65 1148 42037 37848 4195 9302 1459 292 514 3804 1231 685 3135 5217 .246 .301 .340 .642 12887 712 784 270 106
37 Mandak League Independent
38 Quebec Provincial League Independent
40 Western Canada League No Classification

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
46 American League Major League 8 28.4 4.44 616 616 .500 3.96 1236 1236 873 363 108 199 11026.2 10802 5491 4853 961 4808 312 5405 270 19 245 47879 1.416 8.8 0.8 3.9 4.4 1.12
47 National League Major League 8 28.0 4.53 615 615 .500 4.04 1232 1232 847 385 70 160 10984.1 10808 5578 4928 1263 4240 424 5419 236 17 232 47150 1.370 8.9 1.0 3.5 4.4 1.28
48 Pacific Coast League Open 8 29.7 3.98 688 688 .500 1376 1376 5473
7 American Association AAA 8 26.5 4.96 615 615 .500 1238 1238 6146
8 International League AAA 8 27.8 4.31 613 613 .500 1232 1232 5313
4 Mexican League AA 6 27.4 5.97 302 302 .500 612 612 3656
5 Southern Association AA 8 25.1 4.75 612 612 .500 1234 1234 5857
6 Texas League AA 8 27.5 4.33 643 643 .500 3.81 1292 1292 804 488 105 11162.0 10790 5594 4723 947 5191 385 6031 296 22 343 1.432 8.7 0.8 4.2 4.9 1.16
1 Eastern League A 8 23.9 5.11 550 550 .500 1102 1102 5628
2 South Atlantic League A 8 24.0 4.34 559 559 .500 1120 1120 4862
3 Western League A 6 24.3 4.98 451 451 .500 906 906 4511
9 Big State League B 8 25.4 489 489 .500 978 978
10 Carolina League B 8 23.9 4.98 551 551 .500 1104 1104 5501
11 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B 8 22.5 5.46 504 504 .500 1008 1008 5504
12 Northwest League B 7 23.3 5.98 444 444 .500 888 888 5314
13 Piedmont League B 8 24.7 5.20 483 483 .500 972 972 5050
14 Tri-State League B 4 23.9 5.40 232 232 .500 470 470 2537
15 West Texas-New Mexico League B 8 25.1 6.53 559 559 .500 1118 1118 7299
16 Arizona-Mexico League C 8 23.8 6.66 556 556 .500 1116 1116 7434
17 California League C 8 22.3 5.36 586 586 .500 1176 1176 6298
18 Central Mexican League C 6
19 Cotton States League C 6 21.5 5.14 354 354 .500 710 710 3652
20 Evangeline League C 6 23.5 4.91 418 418 .500 836 836 4108
21 Longhorn League C 8 25.4 6.39 553 553 .500 1106 1106 7068
22 Northern League C 8 21.5 5.15 499 499 .500 998 998 5136
23 Pioneer League C 8 21.8 5.35 526 526 .500 1060 1060 5668
24 Provincial League C 6 21.8 4.71 389 389 .500 778 778 3661
25 Alabama-Florida League D 6 20.9 6.28 359 359 .500 708 708 4448
26 Appalachian League D 8 21.2 5.72 496 496 .500 1010 1010 5774
27 Florida State League D 8 21.9 5.09 556 556 .500 1114 1114 5672
28 Georgia State League D 6 20.3 5.69 305 305 .500 610 610 3470
29 Georgia-Florida League D 8 21.0 5.08 553 553 .500 1110 1110 5640
30 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D 6 20.3 5.84 298 298 .500 596 596 3480
31 Mississippi-Ohio Valley League D 8 20.8 5.77 503 503 .500 1008 1008 5816
32 Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D 8 21.0 5.78 503 503 .500 1012 1012 5854
33 Sooner State League D 8 20.6 5.30 556 556 .500 3.93 1112 1112 593 519 62 9675.0 9313 5899 4229 570 5421 142 7669 349 50 541 1.523 8.7 0.5 5.0 7.1 1.41
34 Japan Central League Foreign 6 23.7 3.20 386 386 .500 2.65 790 790 487 303 110 7081.1 6144 2531 2084 407 1912 111 3702 150 12 89 28732 1.138 7.8 0.5 2.4 4.7 1.94
35 Japan Pacific League Foreign 8 24.3 3.65 560 560 .500 3.00 1148 1148 851 297 119 10227.2 9302 4195 3405 514 3135 106 5217 178 19 145 42237 1.216 8.2 0.5 2.8 4.6 1.66
36 Colombian Winter League Winter 4
37 Cuban Winter League Winter 4 138 138 .500 3.47 276 276 201 75 2531.2 2431 975 1117 1398 1.401 8.6 4.0 5.0 1.25
38 Dominican Winter League Winter 4
39 Mexican Pacific Coast League Winter 6
40 Occidental Winter League Winter 4
41 Panama Winter League Winter 3
42 Puerto Rican Winter League Winter 5
43 Venezuelan Winter League Winter 4
44 Veracruz Winter League Winter 6
45 Mandak League Independent 1

League-by-League Fielding

Rk Lg Lev Tms G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance
46 American League Major League 8 1236 33081 13359 1089 1281 .977 90 317 247 44% 852,039
47 National League Major League 8 1232 32954 13450 1135 1236 .976 120 377 289 43%
48 Pacific Coast League Open 8 1376 35495 15281 1405 1330 .973 79
7 American Association AAA 8 1238 32007 12939 1430 1270 .969 136
8 International League AAA 8 1232 31245 13204 1209 1268 .974 92
4 Mexican League AA 6 612 16088 6460 1012 598 .957 88
5 Southern Association AA 8 1234 31838 13070 1619 1246 .965 122
6 Texas League AA 8 1292 33508 13917 1468 1248 .970 90 411 358 47%
1 Eastern League A 8 1102 28367 11680 1604 1165 .961 133
2 South Atlantic League A 8 1120 29563 11731 1584 990 .963 118
3 Western League A 6 906 23041 9628 1302 916 .962 114
9 Big State League B 8 978 25163 10554 1414 815 .962 120
10 Carolina League B 8 1104 28875 11749 1753 992 .959 136
11 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B 8 1008 26439 10312 1652 868 .957 122
12 Northwest League B 7 888 22578 9296 1462 890 .956 105
13 Piedmont League B 8 972 25197 10360 1601 915 .957 106
14 Tri-State League B 4 470 11881 4812 758 436 .957 60
15 West Texas-New Mexico League B 8 1118 28984 11858 2111 1036 .951 133
16 Arizona-Mexico League C 8 1116 29625 11805 2378 1123 .946 232
17 California League C 8 1176 30379 12196 2057 1043 .954 166
18 Central Mexican League C 6
19 Cotton States League C 6 710 18111 7176 1364 558 .949 107
20 Evangeline League C 6 836 22040 8718 1683 724 .948 101
21 Longhorn League C 8 1106 28019 11610 2240 977 .946 141
22 Northern League C 8 998 26075 10773 1893 847 .951 166
23 Pioneer League C 8 1060 27496 11142 1747 1055 .957 199
24 Provincial League C 6 778 20045 8167 1187 737 .960 183
25 Alabama-Florida League D 6 708 18755 7222 1589 659 .942 155
26 Appalachian League D 8 1010 25674 10073 2048 769 .946 141
27 Florida State League D 8 1114 29384 12139 2564 877 .942 182
28 Georgia State League D 6 610 15850 6225 1430 437 .939 99
29 Georgia-Florida League D 8 1110 29039 11624 2383 903 .945 225
30 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D 6 596 15076 5904 1205 534 .946 114
31 Mississippi-Ohio Valley League D 8 1008 25363 9869 2093 777 .944 135
32 Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D 8 1012 26248 10561 1867 895 .952 262
33 Sooner State League D 8 1112 28985 11027 2610 902 .939 266
34 Japan Central League Foreign 6 790 805 .000
35 Japan Pacific League Foreign 8 1148 1329 .000
36 Colombian Winter League Winter 4
37 Cuban Winter League Winter 4 276
38 Dominican Winter League Winter 4
39 Mexican Pacific Coast League Winter 6
40 Occidental Winter League Winter 4
41 Panama Winter League Winter 3
42 Puerto Rican Winter League Winter 5
43 Venezuelan Winter League Winter 4
44 Veracruz Winter League Winter 6
45 Mandak League Independent 1

Pro Baseball Map for 1955

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