1916 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1916 Chicago American Giants


40 - 26 - 3


(1st place in the Western Independent Clubs )

1911 / 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)


Fielding
Glossary
Catcher
`
Lg Lg
30
55
441.1
308
87
3
6
4
12
.992
.969
8.06
6.93
16.1
36.6
13.3
2.9
24
12
61.0
27
6
0
1
0
3
1.000
.969
4.87
6.93
0.6
10.3
-0.7
1.3
20
4
21.1
6
2
0
0
2
0
1.000
.969
3.38
6.93
-3.2
-149.1
-0.3
-2.9
21
2
8.2
4
1
0
0
1
2
1.000
.969
5.19
6.93
-1.5
-176.4
-0.0
-1.5
33
1
9.0
6
3
0
1
0
1
1.000
.969
9.00
6.93
1.0
109.0
0.8
0.2
5
74
541.1
351
99
3
8
7
18
.993
.969
7.48
6.93
13.1
24.1
13.1
-0.0


Glossary
First Base
`
Lg Lg
27
58
510.1
613
31
17
37
.974
.975
11.36
11.61
1.9
3.8
1.9
28
6
31.0
39
1
1
3
.976
.975
11.61
11.61
-0.3
-11.3
-0.3
2
64
541.1
652
32
18
40
.974
.975
11.37
11.61
1.6
2.9
1.6


Glossary
Second Base
`
Lg Lg
26
50
405.1
72
129
8
18
.962
.922
4.46
4.80
-3.7
-9.0
-3.7
28
16
133.0
12
37
5
3
.907
.922
3.32
4.80
-4.5
-33.5
-4.5
1
3.0
1
2
0
1
1.000
.922
9.00
4.80
0.6
203.5
0.6
3
67
541.1
85
168
13
22
.951
.922
4.21
4.80
-7.5
-13.8
-7.5


Glossary
Third Base
`
Lg Lg
37
62
541.1
63
119
6
12
.968
.926
3.03
3.41
-0.4
-0.7
-0.4
1
62
541.1
63
119
6
12
.968
.926
3.03
3.41
-0.4
-0.7
-0.4


Glossary
Shortstop
`
Lg Lg
32
62
541.1
164
196
19
24
.950
.917
5.99
5.59
12.9
23.8
12.9
1
62
541.1
164
196
19
24
.950
.917
5.99
5.59
12.9
23.8
12.9


Glossary
Left Field
`
Lg Lg
29
36
290.0
55
1
1
0
.982
.959
1.74
1.73
-2.6
-8.9
-0.3
-2.2
33
24
198.0
43
2
2
0
.957
.959
2.05
1.73
2.4
12.1
3.1
-0.7
28
6
40.1
9
1
0
0
1.000
.959
2.23
1.73
1.0
25.0
0.8
0.2
28
2
13.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.959
2.77
1.73
0.8
60.9
0.9
-0.1
4
68
541.1
111
4
3
0
.975
.959
1.91
1.73
1.6
3.0
4.5
-2.9


Glossary
Center Field
`
Lg Lg
28
38
326.1
64
6
3
0
.959
.945
1.93
2.18
-8.5
-26.0
-7.4
-1.0
33
24
201.0
56
7
3
3
.955
.945
2.82
2.18
7.0
34.7
5.5
1.5
29
2
14.0
2
0
1
0
.667
.945
1.29
2.18
-1.0
-70.0
-0.8
-0.2
3
64
541.1
122
13
7
3
.951
.945
2.24
2.18
-2.5
-4.6
-2.7
0.2


Glossary
Right Field
`
Lg Lg
28
55
478.2
54
7
4
0
.938
.952
1.15
1.17
3.0
6.2
3.5
-0.5
33
6
51.1
6
1
1
0
.875
.952
1.23
1.17
0.6
11.7
0.5
0.1
30
2
11.1
2
0
0
0
1.000
.952
1.59
1.17
0.4
35.8
0.5
-0.1
3
63
541.1
62
8
5
0
.933
.952
1.16
1.17
4.0
7.3
4.5
-0.5


Glossary
Pitcher
`
Lg Lg
27
24
156.0
3
48
2
2
.962
.958
2.94
3.13
28
21
146.2
6
48
3
1
.947
.958
3.31
3.13
20
20
121.0
0
37
2
2
.949
.958
2.75
3.13
29
9
50.2
2
13
0
1
1.000
.958
2.66
3.13
24
3
11.1
0
4
0
0
1.000
.958
3.18
3.13
36
2
18.0
1
5
0
0
1.000
.958
3.00
3.13
2
13.1
1
4
1
0
.833
.958
3.38
3.13
24
1
6.0
0
3
0
0
1.000
.958
4.50
3.13
1
0.1
0
0
0
0
.958
0.00
3.13
1
9.0
1
2
0
0
1.000
.958
3.00
3.13
23
1
9.0
0
3
0
0
1.000
.958
3.00
3.13
11
85
541.1
14
167
8
6
.958
.958
3.01
3.13


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
`
0


Glossary
Pinch Runner
`
0



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