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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 Scored

# Player Years R
1
1937-1948
329
2
1938-1948
211
3
1935-1943
201
4
1940-1948
157
5
1936-1945
155
6
1936-1944
146
7
1942-1947
123
8
1943-1948
112
9
1945-1948
111
10
1936-1944
99

Games Started

# Player Years GS
1
1939-1948
84
2
1940-1948
82
3
1935-1946
75
4
1938-1945
52
5
1946-1948
36
6
1935-1945
31
7
1936-1939
29
8
1941-1944
23
9
1943-1948
17
10
1935-1936
16


Batting

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Hall of Famers:



Bats:





# Years Pos
1
1942-1947
2B
144
634
545
123
177
35
18
21
129
19
82
1
6
0
.325
.414
.571
.985
171
2
1936-1944
1B
185
681
598
146
193
34
4
44
166
10
77
1
5
0
.323
.401
.614
1.015
159
3
1938-1948
CF
280
1165
1027
211
346
50
13
41
258
24
119
2
17
0
.337
.407
.531
.937
159
4
1940-1948
LF
272
1094
951
157
285
47
12
28
189
12
123
4
16
0
.300
.382
.463
.845
133
5
1935-1943
RF
272
1138
979
201
297
45
22
30
191
18
143
1
15
0
.303
.393
.486
.879
130
6
1937-1948
1B
467
1904
1731
329
510
86
21
51
327
43
151
0
22
0
.295
.351
.457
.808
121
7
1936-1945
SS
174
743
651
155
201
32
8
13
108
11
75
4
13
.309
.384
.442
.826
121
8
1935-1946
CF
198
633
581
96
182
27
10
6
89
5
44
1
7
0
.313
.363
.425
.788
119
9
1943-1948
RF
227
885
795
112
248
35
9
9
121
5
80
1
9
0
.312
.376
.413
.788
118
10
1936-1944
3B
151
629
576
99
182
34
8
3
91
13
46
0
7
.316
.367
.418
.785
106
11
1945-1948
CF
175
736
640
111
155
19
9
4
61
9
87
3
6
.242
.336
.319
.654
85
12
1940-1946
3B
149
567
498
93
121
15
5
6
58
11
52
1
16
.243
.316
.329
.645
82
13
1937-1940
2B
117
504
449
69
97
10
3
4
35
6
41
3
11
.216
.286
.278
.564
48
14
1935-1946
C
156
549
501
64
109
15
1
1
60
7
37
2
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