1898 Chicago Unions - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1898 Chicago Unions


1 - 2 - 1


(2nd place in the Independent Clubs )

1897 / 1899 (Team History)

Managed by:
William Smith (1-2-1)

Top Hitter


Robert
Jackson

Top Pitcher


Harry
Buckner

League Ranks (3 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
112
2nd ERA+
59
2nd
OPS
.715
2nd ERA
3.69
2nd
BA
.283
2nd BA
.258
1st
OBP
.325
2nd K/BB
1.56
3rd
SLG
.390
2nd K%
8.5%
3rd
BB%
5.1%
2nd BB%
5.5%
3rd
K%
HR%
0.6%
2nd
ISO
.107
1st WHIP
1.23
1st

Notes:


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


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
2
11
9
1
6
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
.667
.700
.667
1.367
310
1B
22
4
21
20
2
5
1
0
1
3
1
0
0
.250
.286
.450
.736
117
2B
40
3
14
13
2
4
1
0
0
1
0
0
1
.308
.308
.385
.692
106
3B
28
4
19
19
2
6
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
.316
.316
.474
.789
133
SS
26
4
20
18
3
7
1
0
1
4
0
1
1
.389
.421
.611
1.032
205
LF
4
18
15
1
3
0
0
0
0
1
0
2
.200
.250
.200
.450
36
CF
24
4
20
20
2
5
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.300
.550
64
RF
20
4
19
16
2
2
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
.125
.263
.125
.388
19
C
2
8
7
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.125
.000
.125
-60
2B
1
4
4
1
3
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
.750
.750
1.500
2.250
557
SP
25
4
21
18
3
4
1
0
0
0
2
0
1
.222
.300
.278
.578
73
11
36
175
159
20
45
5
0
4
13
9
1
6
.283
.325
.390
.715
112
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
25
SP
21
.268
.303
9.5%
4.9%
0.0%
1.4%
.056
.089
22
1B
21
.332
.303
4.8%
4.9%
4.8%
1.4%
.200
.089
24
CF
20
.254
.303
0.0%
4.9%
0.0%
1.4%
.050
.089
26
SS
20
.444
.303
0.0%
4.9%
5.0%
1.4%
.222
.089
28
3B
19
.357
.303
0.0%
4.9%
5.3%
1.4%
.158
.089
20
RF
19
.216
.303
15.8%
4.9%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.089
LF
18
.198
.303
5.6%
4.9%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.089
40
2B
14
.295
.303
0.0%
4.9%
0.0%
1.4%
.077
.089
C
11
.580
.303
9.1%
4.9%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.089
C
8
.093
.303
12.5%
4.9%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.089
2B
4
.992
.303
0.0%
4.9%
25.0%
1.4%
.750
.089
11
175
.321
.303
5.1%
4.9%
2.3%
1.4%
.107
.089
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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