1916 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1916 Chicago American Giants


40 - 26 - 3


(1st place in the Western Independent Clubs )

1915 / 1917 (Team History)

Managed by:
Rube Foster (40-26-3)

Top Hitter


John Henry
Lloyd

Top Pitcher


Dick
Whitworth

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
104
3rd ERA+
95
3rd
OPS
.643
4th ERA
2.61
1st
BA
.253
4th BA
.221
1st
OBP
.327
3rd K/BB
1.26
4th
SLG
.317
4th K%
13.1%
3rd
BB%
8.9%
3rd BB%
10.4%
5th
K%
3.5%
2nd HR%
0.1%
2nd
ISO
.064
6th WHIP
1.21
2nd

Notes:


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


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
30
57
197
165
26
36
4
2
2
20
6
3
22
7
1
9
.218
.314
.303
.617
96
1B
27
58
228
209
27
58
14
1
1
39
6
1
12
4
0
7
.278
.317
.368
.685
118
2B
26
50
167
144
20
28
3
0
0
9
5
5
19
10
0
4
.194
.288
.215
.504
60
3B
37
62
244
199
27
42
10
0
0
22
1
4
31
2
4
10
.211
.329
.261
.590
88
SS
32
62
250
223
38
75
9
2
1
34
6
1
20
2
2
5
.336
.396
.408
.804
156
LF
33
56
220
184
41
56
7
2
2
23
8
1
27
6
2
7
.304
.399
.397
.796
153
CF
28
59
249
227
36
71
8
6
0
31
8
2
13
7
0
9
.313
.350
.401
.751
139
RF
28
60
242
211
26
62
5
1
1
27
2
5
18
9
4
9
.294
.361
.341
.702
123
LF
29
46
162
147
12
32
4
4
0
15
2
2
10
12
1
4
.218
.272
.299
.571
82
C
24
12
24
21
2
4
0
0
0
1
0
0
2
1
0
1
.190
.261
.190
.451
44
C
20
5
9
8
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
.125
.222
.125
.347
10
C
21
2
5
5
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
27
2B
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
27
24
58
45
5
4
0
0
0
1
0
0
11
4
0
2
.089
.268
.089
.357
14
SP
28
22
56
48
2
5
0
0
0
2
1
0
6
2
0
2
.104
.204
.104
.308
-2
SP
20
20
48
45
7
7
1
0
0
3
0
0
2
8
0
1
.156
.191
.178
.369
18
SP
36
3
8
7
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
.000
.125
.000
.125
-60
SP
2
6
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
24
3
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
23
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
24
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
23
608
2186
1907
270
482
65
18
7
229
45
24
195
76
14
70
.253
.327
.317
.643
104
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
32
SS
250
.389
.306
8.0%
8.3%
0.8%
1.9%
10.00
4.41
0.4%
0.4%
.072
.070
28
CF
249
.353
.306
5.2%
8.3%
2.8%
1.9%
1.86
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.088
.070
37
3B
244
.296
.306
12.7%
8.3%
0.8%
1.9%
15.50
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.050
.070
28
RF
242
.339
.306
7.4%
8.3%
3.7%
1.9%
2.00
4.41
0.4%
0.4%
.047
.070
27
1B
228
.326
.306
5.3%
8.3%
1.8%
1.9%
3.00
4.41
0.4%
0.4%
.091
.070
33
LF
220
.384
.306
12.3%
8.3%
2.7%
1.9%
4.50
4.41
0.9%
0.4%
.092
.070
30
C
197
.299
.306
11.2%
8.3%
3.6%
1.9%
3.14
4.41
1.0%
0.4%
.085
.070
26
2B
167
.259
.306
11.4%
8.3%
6.0%
1.9%
1.90
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.021
.070
29
LF
162
.277
.306
6.2%
8.3%
7.4%
1.9%
0.83
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.082
.070
27
SP
58
.211
.306
19.0%
8.3%
6.9%
1.9%
2.75
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
28
SP
56
.169
.306
10.7%
8.3%
3.6%
1.9%
3.00
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
20
SP
48
.184
.306
4.2%
8.3%
16.7%
1.9%
0.25
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.022
.070
24
C
24
.227
.306
8.3%
8.3%
4.2%
1.9%
2.00
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
20
C
9
.193
.306
11.1%
8.3%
11.1%
1.9%
1.00
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
36
SP
8
.095
.306
12.5%
8.3%
0.0%
1.9%
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
SP
6
.000
.306
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
1.9%
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
21
C
5
.196
.306
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
1.9%
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
24
SP
4
.000
.306
0.0%
8.3%
25.0%
1.9%
0.00
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
SP
3
.000
.306
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
1.9%
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
23
SP
3
.000
.306
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
1.9%
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
24
RP
2
.000
.306
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
1.9%
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
2B
1
.000
.306
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
1.9%
4.41
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
SP
.000
.306
8.3%
1.9%
4.41
0.4%
.070
23
2186
.313
.306
8.9%
8.3%
3.5%
1.9%
2.57
4.41
0.3%
0.4%
.064
.070
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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