1896 Chicago Unions - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1896 Chicago Unions


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(2nd place in the Independent Clubs )

1894 / 1897 (Team History)

Managed by:
W. S. Peters (0-2)

Top Hitter


Robert
Footes

Top Pitcher


Harry
Buckner

League Ranks (2 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
95
2nd ERA+
105
1st
OPS
.735
2nd ERA
5.00
1st
BA
.304
1st BA
.270
1st
OBP
.314
2nd K/BB
0.64
2nd
SLG
.420
1st K%
7.7%
2nd
BB%
1.4%
2nd BB%
12.1%
2nd
K%
HR%
3.3%
2nd
ISO
.116
2nd WHIP
1.72
2nd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Union Park (Chicago, IL)
W. S. Peters (Owner & Business Manager)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
2
8
7
3
5
1
0
1
3
0
0
1
.714
.714
1.286
2.000
398
1B
20
2
9
6
3
3
0
0
0
1
1
0
2
.500
.571
.500
1.071
173
2B
38
2
8
8
2
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.125
.125
.125
.250
-36
3B
26
2
8
8
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.125
.125
.125
.250
-36
SS
2
8
7
1
5
1
0
0
3
0
0
1
.714
.714
.857
1.571
297
LF
2
8
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RF
2
9
9
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
13
SS
28
2
7
7
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.286
.286
.286
.571
45
SP
23
2
8
8
2
2
0
0
1
3
0
0
0
.250
.250
.625
.875
116
SP
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
10
19
74
69
14
21
2
0
2
12
1
0
4
.304
.314
.420
.735
95
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
20
1B
9
.413
.352
11.1%
7.5%
0.0%
2.7%
.000
.117
RF
9
.214
.352
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
2.7%
.000
.117
23
SP
8
.323
.352
0.0%
7.5%
12.5%
2.7%
.375
.117
C
8
.718
.352
0.0%
7.5%
12.5%
2.7%
.571
.117
SS
8
.636
.352
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
2.7%
.143
.117
38
2B
8
.120
.352
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
2.7%
.000
.117
26
3B
8
.120
.352
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
2.7%
.000
.117
LF
8
.000
.352
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
2.7%
.000
.117
28
SS
7
.275
.352
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
2.7%
.000
.117
SP
1
.000
.352
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
2.7%
.000
.117
10
74
.310
.352
1.4%
7.5%
2.7%
2.7%
.116
.117
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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