Newark Eagles Team History - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Newark Eagles


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Record:
479 - 404 - 16 (.542)

1 Negro League World Series Championship
1 League Championship

Top Hitter


Monte
Irvin

Top Pitcher


Leon
Day

Leaders

Hits

# Player Years H
1
1937-1948
507
2
1938-1948
346
3
1935-1943
286
4
1940-1948
285
5
1943-1948
248
6
1936-1945
199
7
1936-1944
191
8
1935-1946
182
9
1942-1947
177
10
1936-1944
175

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
9
9
1935-1936
7
10
1936-1937
6


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
181
664
583
144
191
34
4
44
165
10
75
0
1
5
0
.328
.405
.626
1.031
164
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
268
1119
962
196
286
43
21
28
183
18
141
0
1
15
0
.297
.388
.473
.861
126
6
1936-1945
SS
170
725
637
151
199
31
8
13
106
11
72
1
4
12
.312
.386
.447
.833
123
7
1937-1948
1B
463
1888
1716
327
507
86
21
51
325
43
150
0
0
22
0
.295
.352
.459
.811
122
8
1935-1946
CF
198
633
581
96
182
27
10
6
89
5
44
0
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
147
610
558
96
175
32
7
3
88
13
45
0
0
7
.314
.365
.412
.777
105
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
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