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Newark Eagles


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Record:
480 - 411 - 16 (.539)

1 Negro League World Series Championship
1 League Championship

Top Hitter


Monte
Irvin

Top Pitcher


Leon
Day

Leaders

Runs Batted In

# Player Years RBI
1
1937-1948
327
2
1938-1948
258
3
1935-1943
191
4
1940-1948
189
5
1936-1944
166
6
1942-1947
129
7
1943-1948
121
8
1936-1945
108
9
1936-1944
91
10
1935-1946
89

Wins

# Player Years W
1
1939-1948
55
2
1935-1946
47
3
1940-1948
39
4
1938-1945
30
5
1946-1948
21
6
1935-1945
16
7
1941-1944
11
8
1936-1939
10
9
1935-1936
7
10
1936-1937
6


Batting

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Bats:





# Years Pos
1
1942-1947
2B
162
713
613
138
199
39
20
24
145
24
92
1
7
0
.325
.414
.571
.985
171
2
1936-1944
1B
162
596
524
128
169
30
4
39
145
11
67
0
2
4
0
.323
.401
.614
1.015
159
3
1938-1948
CF
162
674
594
122
200
29
8
24
149
17
69
0
2
10
0
.337
.407
.531
.937
159
4
1940-1948
LF
162
652
566
94
170
28
7
17
113
8
73
3
10
0
.300
.382
.463
.845
133
5
1935-1943
RF
162
678
583
120
177
27
13
18
114
13
85
0
1
9
0
.303
.393
.486
.879
130
6
1937-1948
1B
162
660
600
114
177
30
7
18
113
18
52
41
0
8
0
.295
.351
.457
.808
121
7
1936-1945
SS
162
692
606
144
187
30
7
12
101
14
70
27
7
12
.309
.384
.442
.826
121
8
1935-1946
CF
162
518
475
79
149
22
8
5
73
4
36
0
2
6
0
.313
.363
.425
.788
119
9
1943-1948
RF
162
632
567
80
177
25
6
6
86
5
57
1
6
0
.312
.376
.413
.788
118
10
1936-1944
3B
162
675
618
106
195
36
9
3
98
20
49
27
0
8
.316
.367
.418
.785
106
11
1945-1948
CF
162
681
592
103
143
18
8
4
56
12
81
3
6
.242
.336
.319
.654
85
12
1940-1946
3B
162
616
541
101
132
16
5
7
63
12
57
5
17
.243
.316
.329
.645
82
13
1937-1940
2B
162
698
622
96
134
14
4
6
48
12
57
0
9
15
.216
.286
.278
.564
48
14
1935-1946
C
162
570
520
66
113
16
1
1
62
8
38
0
3
9
0
.218
.274
.257
.532
47
* = 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