Newark Eagles Team History - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Newark Eagles


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Record:
478 - 401 - 16 (.544)

1 Negro League World Series Championship
1 League Championship

Top Hitter


Monte
Irvin

Top Pitcher


Leon
Day

Leaders

Homeruns

# Player Years HR
1
1937-1948
51
2
1936-1944
43
3
1938-1948
40
4
1935-1943
28
5
1940-1948
28
6
1942-1947
21
7
1936-1945
13
8
1943-1948
9
9
1940-1942
8
10
1935-1946
6

Strikeouts

# Player Years SO
1
1939-1948
426
2
1935-1946
390
3
1940-1948
286
4
1938-1945
237
5
1946-1948
194
6
1935-1945
111
7
1936-1939
82
8
1945-1948
77
9
1941-1944
68
10
1935-1936
58


Batting

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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
176
643
565
138
181
33
4
43
156
10
72
0
1
5
0
.320
.398
.621
1.019
161
3
1938-1948
CF
279
1160
1022
210
345
50
13
40
256
24
119
2
17
0
.338
.408
.529
.937
158
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
263
1095
940
189
279
41
21
28
179
18
139
0
1
15
0
.297
.388
.474
.862
127
6
1937-1948
1B
457
1862
1691
321
500
85
21
51
322
43
149
0
22
0
.296
.353
.461
.814
123
7
1936-1945
SS
165
702
614
145
190
28
7
13
97
11
73
1
4
11
.309
.386
.441
.828
123
8
1943-1948
RF
226
880
791
112
247
35
9
9
121
5
79
1
9
0
.312
.375
.413
.789
119
9
1935-1946
CF
195
622
570
93
177
27
10
6
86
5
44
0
1
7
0
.311
.361
.425
.786
119
10
1936-1944
3B
142
585
536
90
169
29
7
3
83
13
41
0
0
8
.315
.364
.412
.776
105
11
1945-1948
CF
174
731
636
111
153
19
8
4
59
9
86
3
6
.241
.334
.314
.648
83
12
1940-1946
3B
149
567
498
93
121
15
5
6
58
11
52
1
16
.243
.316
.329
.645
82
13
1935-1946
C
156
549
501
64
109
15
1
1
60
7
37
0
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