Newark Eagles Team History - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Newark Eagles


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Record:
388 - 327 - 12 (.543)

1 Negro League World Series Championship
1 League Championship

Top Hitter


Lennie
Pearson

Top Pitcher


Leon
Day

Leaders

Plate Appearances

# Player Years PA
1
1937-1946
1404
2
1935-1943
1046
3
1940-1946
829
4
1938-1946
741
5
1936-1945
662
6
1936-1944
609
7
1935-1946
605
8
1940-1946
558
9
1936-1944
542
10
1935-1946
524

Wins

# Player Years W
1
1935-1946
45
2
1939-1946
34
3
1940-1946
30
4
1938-1945
30
5
1935-1945
16
6
1941-1944
11
7
1936-1939
9
8
1946-1946
9
9
1935-1936
7
10
1944-1945
5


Batting

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Hall of Famers:



Bats:





# Years Pos
1
1938-1946
SS
162
674
602
129
219
36
9
21
165
12
60
0
12
0
.364
.422
.559
.981
173
2
1936-1944
1B
162
591
516
124
162
31
4
38
137
9
69
2
5
0
.314
.396
.609
1.005
163
3
1942-1946
2B
162
712
614
138
195
36
18
18
125
23
91
2
6
0
.317
.406
.525
.932
162
4
1940-1946
LF
162
652
575
97
179
29
6
17
123
7
69
0
8
0
.311
.385
.469
.854
140
5
1937-1946
1B
162
659
600
118
179
32
8
20
123
18
52
0
8
0
.298
.354
.479
.834
131
6
1936-1945
SS
162
687
602
142
187
27
7
14
98
11
71
9
10
.310
.387
.447
.833
127
7
1935-1943
RF
162
700
600
122
177
25
13
17
114
12
89
1
10
0
.294
.386
.466
.852
127
8
1935-1946
CF
162
519
474
78
147
23
9
5
72
3
39
0
6
0
.311
.363
.429
.791
123
9
1936-1944
3B
162
665
608
101
193
33
9
4
97
14
49
0
9
.317
.368
.418
.786
110
10
1940-1946
3B
162
615
541
102
131
17
6
7
64
12
56
5
17
.242
.315
.330
.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