Newark Eagles Team History - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Newark Eagles


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Record:
390 - 326 - 12 (.545)

1 Negro League World Series Championship
1 League Championship

Top Hitter


Lennie
Pearson

Top Pitcher


Leon
Day

Leaders

Runs Scored

# Player Years R
1
1937-1947
289
2
1938-1947
185
3
1935-1943
184
4
1940-1947
157
5
1936-1945
137
6
1936-1944
129
7
1942-1947
123
8
1940-1946
93
9
1943-1947
92
10
1935-1946
91

Wins

# Player Years W
1
1939-1947
46
2
1935-1946
45
3
1940-1947
33
4
1938-1945
30
5
1946-1947
17
6
1935-1945
16
7
1941-1944
11
8
1936-1939
9
9
1935-1936
7
10
1945-1947
5


Batting

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Hall of Famers:



Bats:





# Years Pos
1
1938-1946
SS
162
676
604
130
219
36
9
22
165
12
61
0
12
0
.363
.421
.561
.982
174
2
1936-1944
1B
162
591
517
124
163
31
4
39
139
9
68
2
5
0
.315
.396
.614
1.010
164
3
1942-1946
2B
162
713
614
139
195
36
18
18
125
23
92
2
6
0
.317
.408
.525
.933
162
4
1940-1946
LF
162
653
576
97
181
30
7
16
123
7
67
3
8
0
.314
.387
.476
.863
143
5
1937-1946
1B
162
659
599
118
179
32
8
20
123
18
52
0
8
0
.299
.355
.479
.834
131
6
1935-1943
RF
162
699
600
123
177
25
13
18
115
12
89
1
10
0
.296
.387
.470
.857
128
7
1936-1945
SS
162
687
602
141
186
27
7
13
97
11
71
9
10
.309
.386
.444
.830
127
8
1935-1946
CF
162
520
476
78
148
23
9
5
72
4
38
2
6
0
.310
.362
.427
.788
122
9
1936-1944
3B
162
666
609
101
194
33
9
4
96
13
49
0
9
.318
.369
.418
.787
110
10
1940-1946
3B
162
616
541
101
132
16
5
7
63
12
57
5
17
.243
.316
.329
.645
84
11
1935-1946
C
162
570
523
68
117
16
1
1
65
7
35
3
10
0
.225
.276
.266
.542
51
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James