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+
106
2nd ERA+
131
2nd
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)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
26
43
162
141
21
34
6
0
0
15
1
12
0
9
.241
.301
.284
.584
72
1B
22
46
186
167
34
52
11
6
2
31
0
12
0
7
.311
.358
.485
.843
147
2B
34
43
179
160
14
36
1
0
0
16
1
11
1
7
.225
.279
.231
.510
51
3B
28
24
106
97
14
24
3
0
0
14
0
7
0
2
.247
.298
.278
.576
70
SS
24
45
200
179
39
66
12
4
0
25
1
17
0
4
.369
.423
.480
.904
166
LF
24
46
209
193
39
66
11
3
1
26
0
14
0
2
.342
.386
.446
.832
145
CF
29
40
178
158
41
63
10
4
2
34
0
14
0
6
.399
.448
.551
.998
193
RF
32
46
192
171
21
46
5
2
0
21
0
10
0
11
.269
.309
.322
.631
86
CF
21
29
101
92
13
19
1
1
0
3
1
5
0
4
.207
.247
.239
.487
44
SS
27
11
39
34
6
5
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
3
.147
.194
.147
.342
1
SS
33
1
5
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SS
27
1
4
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.250
.000
.250
-23
SP
32
18
50
47
2
13
2
1
0
7
0
2
0
1
.277
.306
.362
.668
96
SP
30
18
50
43
4
7
0
0
0
3
0
4
0
3
.163
.234
.163
.397
18
SP
32
16
39
34
6
12
3
1
0
6
0
3
0
2
.353
.405
.500
.905
166
SP
24
10
31
28
2
6
1
0
0
3
0
1
0
2
.214
.241
.250
.491
45
SP
25
5
15
14
0
1
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
.071
.071
.143
.214
-38
SP
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
21
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
19
445
1750
1570
256
450
67
22
5
206
4
115
1
64
.287
.336
.367
.703
106
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
24
LF
209
.389
.316
6.7%
6.9%
0.5%
0.5%
.104
.083
24
SS
200
.417
.316
8.5%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.112
.083
32
RF
192
.286
.316
5.2%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.053
.083
22
1B
186
.376
.316
6.5%
6.9%
1.1%
0.5%
.174
.083
34
2B
179
.244
.316
6.1%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.006
.083
29
CF
178
.449
.316
7.9%
6.9%
1.1%
0.5%
.152
.083
26
C
162
.270
.316
7.4%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.043
.083
28
3B
106
.277
.316
6.6%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.031
.083
21
CF
101
.228
.316
5.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.033
.083
32
SP
50
.309
.316
4.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.085
.083
30
SP
50
.193
.316
8.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.083
27
SS
39
.161
.316
5.1%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.083
32
SP
39
.401
.316
7.7%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.147
.083
24
SP
31
.221
.316
3.2%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.036
.083
25
SP
15
.090
.316
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.071
.083
33
SS
5
.000
.316
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.083
27
SS
4
.187
.316
25.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.083
SP
3
.000
.316
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.083
21
SP
1
.000
.316
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.083
19
1750
.323
.316
6.6%
6.9%
0.3%
0.5%
.080
.083
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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