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 Batted In

# Player Years RBI
1
1937-1948
322
2
1938-1948
256
3
1940-1948
189
4
1935-1943
173
5
1936-1944
144
6
1942-1947
129
7
1943-1948
121
8
1936-1945
94
9
1935-1946
84
10
1936-1944
79

Games Started

# Player Years GS
1
1939-1948
84
2
1940-1948
82
3
1935-1946
72
4
1938-1945
52
5
1946-1948
36
6
1935-1945
28
7
1936-1939
23
8
1941-1944
23
9
1945-1948
14
10
1935-1936
14


Advanced Batting

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Bats:


Qualified:





# Year Team Pos
1
NE
1B
81
.561
11.1%
11.1%
.471
2
NE
LF
109
.504
6.4%
2.8%
.238
3
NE
SS
257
.464
10.9%
3.1%
.189
4
NE
SS
174
.464
7.5%
4.6%
.250
5
NE
1B
208
.463
10.1%
5.3%
.254
6
NE
SS
94
.458
11.7%
3.2%
.288
7
NE
1B
142
.453
9.2%
7.0%
.287
8
NE
CF
159
.448
9.4%
2.5%
.203
9
NE
2B
281
.447
13.2%
2.8%
.222
10
NE
CF
92
.446
13.0%
4.3%
.256
11
NE
SS
91
.441
11.0%
2.2%
.211
12
NE
RF
143
.441
10.5%
6.3%
.252
13
NE
2B
127
.435
15.7%
3.1%
.252
14
NE
1B
81
.433
9.9%
7.4%
.296
15
NE
CF
163
.432
6.7%
4.9%
.253
16
NE
3B
107
.430
6.5%
0.0%
.133
17
NE
LF
131
.424
6.9%
3.1%
.132
18
NE
LF
114
.415
9.6%
1.8%
.157
19
NE
3B
94
.412
7.4%
1.1%
.141
20
NE
LF
271
.408
10.7%
2.6%
.150
21
NE
1B
143
.408
14.7%
1.4%
.132
22
NE
SS
200
.403
9.5%
1.5%
.094
23
NE
LF
150
.401
15.3%
3.3%
.200
24
NE
CF
151
.400
9.3%
2.6%
.174
25
NE
1B
100
.398
11.0%
6.0%
.303
26
NE
1B
142
.398
12.7%
2.8%
.228
27
NE
CF
163
.397
6.7%
2.5%
.197
28
NE
1B
77
.396
5.2%
2.6%
.192
29
BE
RF
195
.394
12.8%
1.0%
.112
30
BE
1B
207
.393
8.2%
1.0%
.157
31
BE
2B
222
.393
7.7%
1.4%
.150
32
NE
RF
212
.390
12.7%
2.8%
.170
33
NE
RF
96
.389
12.5%
3.1%
.235
34
NE
2B
129
.384
4.7%
0.8%
.114
35
NE
1B
262
.381
6.5%
2.3%
.141
36
NE
SS
91
.380
8.8%
2.2%
.150
37
NE
RF
154
.379
16.9%
1.3%
.175
38
NE
LF
97
.376
16.5%
2.1%
.163
39
NE
3B
216
.372
9.3%
0.9%
.130
40
NE
RF
95
.367
11.6%
2.1%
.175
41
NE
LF
90
.367
7.8%
1.1%
.150
42
BE
LF
215
.358
6.5%
0.9%
.093
43
NE
C
141
.353
10.6%
0.7%
.057
44
NE
RF
105
.350
8.6%
2.9%
.179
45
NE
3B
73
.350
5.5%
1.4%
.087
46
NE
3B
97
.345
6.2%
1.0%
.079
47
NE
3B
121
.343
7.4%
3.3%
.119
48
NE
3B
182
.330
9.9%
1.1%
.121
49
NE
1B
137
.330
8.8%
0.7%
.105
50
NE
3B
121
.326
9.1%
2.5%
.128
51
NE
CF
261
.320
10.0%
0.4%
.061
52
NE
RF
92
.320
7.6%
1.1%
.060
53
NE
SS
159
.312
10.7%
1.9%
.079
54
NE
RF
205
.294
9.3%
0.5%
.038
55
NE
2B
155
.292
11.0%
0.6%
.052
56
NE
1B
208
.286
12.0%
1.4%
.090
57
NE
CF
141
.285
2.1%
3.5%
.159
58
NE
C
117
.283
6.8%
0.0%
.084
59
NE
C
164
.279
6.1%
0.6%
.047
60
NE
2B
109
.276
7.3%
0.0%
.051
61
NE
3B
167
.274
11.4%
0.0%
.049
62
NE
2B
97
.272
3.1%
1.0%
.108
63
NE
CF
117
.269
5.1%
0.0%
.073
64
NE
3B
147
.259
12.9%
0.0%
.023
65
NE
3B
154
.258
7.1%
0.0%
.007
66
NE
SS
109
.248
10.1%
0.0%
.010
67
NE
C
114
.239
4.4%
0.9%
.065
68
NE
2B
98
.231
8.2%
0.0%
.023
69
NE
CF
95
.221
4.2%
0.0%
.034
70
NE
2B
103
.193
8.7%
0.0%
.033
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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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