League-by-League Batting

League-by-League Batting
1American LeagueMajor League828.55.23124448903433036503121782294539806606656233747734443.281.355.415.77017968164663262
2National LeagueMajor League828.24.52123247241426605567115911922458624514245948036674553.272.332.382.71416301956158756328
3Negro American LeagueNegro Majors80.0
4Negro National LeagueNegro Majors60.0
5American AssociationAA827.8
6International LeagueAA827.3
7Pacific Coast LeagueAA827.7
8New York-Pennsylvania LeagueA825.5
9Western LeagueA625.4
10Southern AssociationA-1826.8
11Texas LeagueA-1826.7
12Negro Southern LeagueNegro
13Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB622.9
14Piedmont LeagueB823.7
15South Atlantic LeagueB623.9
16Southeastern LeagueB623.5
17Western International LeagueB623.6
18Canadian-American LeagueC822.6
19Cotton States LeagueC823.4
20East Texas LeagueC823.1
21Middle Atlantic LeagueC822.6
22Western AssociationC622.5
23Alabama-Florida LeagueD622.9
24Appalachian LeagueD422.5
25Arizona-Texas LeagueD420.5
26Arkansas-Missouri LeagueD520.4
27Bi-State LeagueD823.5
28Cape Breton Colliery LeagueD524.1
29Coastal Plain LeagueD822.4
30Eastern Shore LeagueD821.3
31Evangeline LeagueD822.5
32Florida State LeagueD822.7
33Georgia-Florida LeagueD629.0
34Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueD822.3
35Mountain State LeagueD621.6
36Nebraska State LeagueD622.2
37North Carolina State LeagueD823.1
38Northeast Arkansas LeagueD621.9
39Northern LeagueD822.5
40Ohio State LeagueD621.4
41Pennsylvania State AssociationD620.4
42West Texas-New Mexico LeagueD621.0
43Cuban LeagueForeign
44Japanese Baseball League (Fall)Foreign823.34.47390152731310117433057467149108151145118531489.233.332.316.6494146882310
45Japanese Baseball League (Spring)Foreign823.44.1944817497149771878339154120347155860821261738.226.325.299.6254479733210
46California Winter LeagueWinter
47Cuban Winter LeagueWinter
48Dominican Winter LeagueWinter
49Carolina Baseball LeagueIndependent6
50Mexican LeagueIndependent1521.0
51Quebec Provincial LeagueIndependent
52Independent NegroNo Classification20.0

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About the Register Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.

About the Negro League Data


This data comes from two sources. 1) The Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group put together by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum thanks to a grant provided by Major League Baseball. 2) Gary Ashwill and his collaborators.

The Hall of Fame data is found for the years 1920-1948 and the Ashwill data is found from 1904-1919. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources, so please be assured that we are aware there are issues with the data and will continue to work with our data providers to improve the data that appears here.

The Hall of Fame dataset

This data is constructed from the best available information as provided by Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark of the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group. It contains data culled from newspaper boxscores, covering league sanctioned games from 1920 to 1948, which was produced for a study sponsored by Major League Baseball and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. It reflects totals as compiled by the NLRAG up to 2006. As new credible information is continually unearthed, these numbers will continue to change.

Baseball-Reference and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum would like to acknowledge Major League Baseball for funding this study, along with the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group for their extensive efforts to collect the raw data and construct the most comprehensive database of Negro Leagues Baseball statistics.  Under the direction of Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark, this database is the largest dataset ever made publically available and we wish to express our gratitude for all their efforts to help rebuild this lost statistical history.

The Ashwill Negro Leagues Database

Playing statistics and biographical data on the Negro leagues (all pre-1920) and early Latin American professional baseball is licensed from and provided by the Negro Leagues Database, a project organized by Gary Ashwill with the participation of many historians of Negro league and Latin American baseball.

The database is a work in progress, and will include more seasons as development continues. It appears in its original form at Seamheads.com.

Playing statistics and biographical data for this portion of our dataset (The Negro Leagues Database) are all copyright 2013 by Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved.


Note that our records are missing thousands of players who played in the Negro Leagues for minor league teams, independent teams, barnstorming teams or even Negro major league teams. We will bring their records to light as soon as suitable records are available for those players.

Details about our NLB Data