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+
93
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%
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)


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
27
14
4
.778
24
18
12
0
0
156.0
68
59
130
3
56
73
1
0
640
3.40
71
SP
28
6
7
.462
21
16
10
4
0
146.2
53
35
107
0
61
75
2
1
584
2.15
113
SP
20
12
3
.800
20
13
11
3
0
121.0
30
23
83
0
65
88
1
4
498
1.71
142
SP
29
4
1
.800
9
5
4
0
0
50.2
16
14
37
0
24
23
0
1
209
2.49
97
SP
36
1
1
.500
2
2
2
0
0
18.0
6
2
17
0
9
8
0
0
79
1.00
242
SP
0
2
.000
2
2
1
0
0
13.1
19
14
20
0
9
1
0
1
71
9.45
26
SP
24
0
2
.000
3
3
1
0
0
11.1
5
4
14
0
3
8
0
1
51
3.18
76
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
3
2
4
0
3
3
0
0
34
2.00
121
SP
23
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
1
0
9.0
0
0
4
0
0
8
0
0
30
0.00
SP
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0.1
2
2
3
0
0
1
0
0
4
54.00
4
RP
24
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
6.0
3
2
5
0
2
4
0
0
23
3.00
81
11
38
21
.644
85
62
43
8
0
541.1
205
157
424
3
232
292
4
8
2223
2.61
93
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
27
SP
156.0
1.19
1.09
11.4%
13.7%
8.8%
8.7%
1.30
1.58
0.5%
0.4%
28
SP
146.2
1.15
1.09
12.8%
13.6%
10.4%
8.6%
1.23
1.58
0.0%
0.4%
20
SP
121.0
1.22
1.09
17.7%
13.4%
13.1%
8.5%
1.35
1.58
0.0%
0.4%
29
SP
50.2
1.20
1.09
11.0%
12.9%
11.5%
8.2%
0.96
1.58
0.0%
0.4%
36
SP
18.0
1.44
1.09
10.1%
12.7%
11.4%
8.0%
0.89
1.58
0.0%
0.4%
SP
13.1
2.18
1.09
1.4%
12.7%
12.7%
8.0%
0.11
1.58
0.0%
0.4%
24
SP
11.1
1.50
1.09
15.7%
12.6%
5.9%
8.0%
2.67
1.58
0.0%
0.4%
SP
9.0
0.78
1.09
8.8%
12.6%
8.8%
8.0%
1.00
1.58
0.0%
0.4%
23
SP
9.0
0.44
1.09
26.7%
12.6%
0.0%
8.0%
1.58
0.0%
0.4%
24
RP
6.0
1.17
1.09
17.4%
12.6%
8.7%
8.0%
2.00
1.58
0.0%
0.4%
SP
0.1
9.00
1.09
25.0%
12.6%
0.0%
8.0%
1.58
0.0%
0.4%
11
541.1
1.21
1.09
13.1%
13.4%
10.4%
8.5%
1.26
1.58
0.1%
0.4%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
27
SP
24
640
562
68
130
22
7
3
5
56
73
0
22
10
.231
.301
.311
.612
28
SP
21
584
507
53
107
14
7
0
5
61
75
1
15
13
.211
.297
.266
.563
20
SP
20
498
417
30
83
12
2
0
3
65
88
4
12
10
.199
.313
.237
.550
29
SP
9
209
176
16
37
4
1
0
5
24
23
1
8
8
.210
.308
.244
.553
36
SP
2
79
67
6
17
0
0
0
0
9
8
0
3
2
.254
.342
.254
.596
SP
2
71
58
19
20
3
1
0
0
9
1
1
3
2
.345
.441
.431
.872
24
SP
3
51
45
5
14
0
2
0
0
3
8
1
2
0
.311
.367
.400
.767
SP
1
34
30
3
4
0
0
0
0
3
3
0
1
0
.133
.212
.133
.345
23
SP
1
30
30
0
4
1
1
0
0
0
8
0
0
0
.133
.133
.233
.367
24
RP
1
23
20
3
5
0
0
0
0
2
4
0
1
1
.250
.318
.250
.568
SP
1
4
4
2
3
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.750
.750
1.000
1.750
11
85
2223
1916
205
424
57
21
3
18
232
292
8
67
46
.221
.308
.278
.586
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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