1912 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1912 Chicago American Giants


33 - 19 - 1


(1st place in the Western Independent Clubs )

1911 / 1913 (Team History)

Managed by:
Rube Foster (33-19-1)

Top Hitter


Pete
Hill

Top Pitcher


Bill
Lindsay

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
112
2nd ERA+
105
3rd
OPS
.703
2nd ERA
2.65
2nd
BA
.287
2nd BA
.249
3rd
OBP
.336
2nd K/BB
1.96
3rd
SLG
.367
2nd K%
12.6%
3rd
BB%
6.6%
6th BB%
6.4%
5th
K%
HR%
0.2%
3rd
ISO
.080
6th WHIP
1.19
2nd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
• 2 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame
Rube Foster (Owner & Business Manager)


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
21
6
3
.667
11
8
6
0
0
77.1
22
15
63
1
20
38
0
1
300
1.75
159
SP
24
4
4
.500
10
7
7
1
0
75.0
40
28
75
2
16
51
0
4
315
3.36
82
SP
32
6
2
.750
10
8
7
0
0
74.1
31
17
66
0
17
31
0
0
298
2.06
135
SP
30
6
1
.857
11
8
6
0
0
74.0
35
23
68
0
18
36
0
0
303
2.80
99
SP
32
4
3
.571
12
8
5
0
0
73.0
33
23
70
0
19
37
0
2
307
2.84
98
SP
25
2
3
.400
5
5
3
1
0
40.0
18
12
36
0
16
23
0
0
175
2.70
103
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
6.1
6
4
7
0
4
2
0
0
31
5.68
49
SP
21
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
1.0
3
2
3
0
1
0
0
0
8
18.00
15
8
28
17
.622
61
46
34
2
0
421.0
188
124
388
3
111
218
0
7
1737
2.65
105
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
21
SP
77.1
1.07
1.13
12.7%
13.9%
6.7%
6.3%
1.90
2.21
0.3%
0.8%
24
SP
75.0
1.21
1.13
16.2%
14.0%
5.1%
6.3%
3.19
2.21
0.6%
0.8%
32
SP
74.1
1.12
1.13
10.4%
13.9%
5.7%
6.3%
1.82
2.21
0.0%
0.8%
30
SP
74.0
1.16
1.13
11.9%
13.9%
5.9%
6.3%
2.00
2.21
0.0%
0.8%
32
SP
73.0
1.22
1.13
12.1%
13.9%
6.2%
6.3%
1.95
2.21
0.0%
0.8%
25
SP
40.0
1.30
1.13
13.1%
13.6%
9.1%
6.1%
1.44
2.21
0.0%
0.8%
SP
6.1
1.74
1.13
6.5%
13.2%
12.9%
6.0%
0.50
2.21
0.0%
0.8%
21
SP
1.0
4.00
1.13
0.0%
13.1%
12.5%
5.9%
0.00
2.21
0.0%
0.8%
8
421.0
1.19
1.13
12.6%
13.9%
6.4%
6.3%
1.96
2.21
0.2%
0.8%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
24
SP
10
315
286
40
75
9
3
2
4
16
51
4
9
3
.262
.310
.336
.646
32
SP
12
307
277
33
70
10
3
0
0
19
37
2
9
4
.253
.305
.310
.616
30
SP
11
303
274
35
68
10
1
0
0
18
36
0
11
5
.248
.295
.292
.586
21
SP
11
300
268
22
63
6
2
1
0
20
38
1
11
6
.235
.291
.284
.574
32
SP
10
298
270
31
66
13
2
0
1
17
31
0
11
10
.244
.289
.307
.597
25
SP
5
175
153
18
36
6
0
0
0
16
23
0
6
3
.235
.308
.275
.582
SP
1
31
25
6
7
1
2
0
0
4
2
0
2
1
.280
.379
.480
.859
21
SP
1
8
7
3
3
1
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
.429
.500
.571
1.071
8
61
1737
1560
188
388
56
13
3
6
111
218
7
59
32
.249
.302
.307
.609
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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