1909 Kansas City Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1909 Kansas City Giants


12 - 12


(5th place in the Western Independent Clubs )

1908 / 1910 (Team History)

Managed by:
Topeka Jack Johnson (12-12)

Top Hitter


Jim
Norman

Top Pitcher


Walter
Taylor

League Ranks (9 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
76
6th ERA+
119
2nd
OPS
.572
5th ERA
2.27
3rd
BA
.226
6th BA
.236
4th
OBP
.268
6th K/BB
1.37
7th
SLG
.305
5th K%
10.2%
6th
BB%
5.2%
7th BB%
7.5%
6th
K%
HR%
0.0%
1st
ISO
.079
3rd WHIP
1.18
4th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Riverside Park (Kansas City, KS)
Tobe Smith (Business Manager)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
18
68
65
7
15
2
0
0
3
0
3
0
0
.231
.265
.262
.526
63
1B
24
22
93
84
10
11
2
0
0
1
0
7
0
2
.131
.198
.155
.353
10
2B
26
22
89
78
11
17
4
1
0
8
0
9
0
2
.218
.299
.295
.594
84
3B
26
22
90
82
12
20
2
3
1
11
0
7
0
1
.244
.303
.378
.681
110
SS
17
63
60
4
15
1
2
0
8
0
3
0
0
.250
.286
.333
.619
91
LF
22
82
74
7
13
1
1
1
7
0
4
0
4
.176
.218
.257
.475
47
CF
22
3
15
14
4
4
0
0
1
2
0
1
0
0
.286
.333
.500
.833
156
RF
29
22
82
76
9
18
2
1
0
5
0
4
0
2
.237
.275
.289
.564
75
C
24
15
64
61
8
18
5
1
1
3
0
2
0
1
.295
.317
.459
.776
139
LF
25
4
18
16
1
3
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
2
.188
.188
.250
.438
35
CF
2
9
9
1
1
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
.111
.111
.333
.444
35
SS
21
2
9
8
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.250
.333
.250
.583
82
LF
3
9
8
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.125
.125
.125
.250
-23
SS
23
1
5
5
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
24
SS
24
1
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
106
SP
23
10
29
26
4
10
2
1
0
4
0
0
0
3
.385
.385
.538
.923
184
SP
7
23
22
2
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.227
.227
.227
.455
41
SP
10
21
21
1
8
1
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
.381
.381
.429
.810
150
SP
23
3
11
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
18
1
3
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
106
20
207
786
725
83
164
23
11
4
59
0
41
0
20
.226
.268
.305
.572
76
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
23
SS
5
.190
.304
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.081
SP
23
.207
.304
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.081
21
SS
9
.293
.304
11.1%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.081
CF
9
.195
.304
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.222
.081
LF
9
.106
.304
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.081
25
LF
18
.182
.304
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.063
.081
26
2B
89
.284
.304
10.1%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.077
.081
SS
63
.293
.304
4.8%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.083
.081
18
SP
3
.317
.304
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.081
24
SS
3
.317
.304
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.081
24
1B
93
.177
.304
7.5%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.024
.081
26
3B
90
.319
.304
7.8%
6.5%
1.1%
0.6%
.134
.081
23
SP
11
.000
.304
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.081
24
C
64
.356
.304
3.1%
6.5%
1.6%
0.6%
.164
.081
LF
82
.217
.304
4.9%
6.5%
1.2%
0.6%
.081
.081
23
SP
29
.385
.304
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.154
.081
22
CF
15
.390
.304
6.7%
6.5%
6.7%
0.6%
.214
.081
29
RF
82
.265
.304
4.9%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.053
.081
SP
21
.382
.304
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.048
.081
C
68
.254
.304
4.4%
6.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.031
.081
20
786
.267
.304
5.2%
6.5%
0.5%
0.6%
.079
.081
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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