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+
85
5th ERA+
112
1st
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)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
30
57
197
165
26
36
4
2
2
20
6
22
1
9
.218
.314
.303
.617
78
1B
27
58
228
209
27
58
14
1
1
39
6
12
0
7
.278
.317
.368
.685
97
2B
26
50
167
144
20
28
3
0
0
9
5
19
0
4
.194
.288
.215
.504
45
3B
37
62
244
199
27
42
10
0
0
22
1
31
4
10
.211
.329
.261
.590
70
SS
32
62
250
223
38
75
9
2
1
34
6
20
2
5
.336
.396
.408
.804
131
LF
33
56
220
184
41
56
7
2
2
23
8
27
2
7
.304
.399
.397
.796
129
CF
28
59
249
227
36
71
8
6
0
31
8
13
0
9
.313
.350
.401
.751
116
RF
28
60
242
211
26
62
5
1
1
27
2
18
4
9
.294
.361
.341
.702
102
LF
29
46
162
147
12
32
4
4
0
15
2
10
1
4
.218
.272
.299
.571
64
C
24
12
24
21
2
4
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
1
.190
.261
.190
.451
30
C
20
5
9
8
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.125
.222
.125
.347
0
C
21
2
5
5
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
15
2B
1
1
1
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
11
0
2
.089
.268
.089
.357
3
SP
28
22
56
48
2
5
0
0
0
2
1
6
0
2
.104
.204
.104
.308
-11
SP
20
20
48
45
7
7
1
0
0
3
0
2
0
1
.156
.191
.178
.369
6
SP
36
3
8
7
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.000
.125
.000
.125
-64
SP
2
6
6
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
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
1
3
3
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
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
24
1
2
2
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
23
608
2186
1907
270
482
65
18
7
229
45
195
14
70
.253
.327
.317
.643
85
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
32
SS
250
.389
.337
8.0%
9.2%
0.4%
0.4%
.072
.078
28
CF
249
.353
.337
5.2%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.088
.078
37
3B
244
.296
.337
12.7%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.050
.078
28
RF
242
.339
.337
7.4%
9.2%
0.4%
0.4%
.047
.078
27
1B
228
.326
.337
5.3%
9.2%
0.4%
0.4%
.091
.078
33
LF
220
.384
.337
12.3%
9.2%
0.9%
0.4%
.092
.078
30
C
197
.299
.337
11.2%
9.2%
1.0%
0.4%
.085
.078
26
2B
167
.259
.337
11.4%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.021
.078
29
LF
162
.277
.337
6.2%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.082
.078
27
SP
58
.211
.337
19.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
28
SP
56
.169
.337
10.7%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
20
SP
48
.184
.337
4.2%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.022
.078
24
C
24
.227
.337
8.3%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
20
C
9
.193
.337
11.1%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
36
SP
8
.095
.337
12.5%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
SP
6
.000
.337
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
21
C
5
.196
.337
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
24
SP
4
.000
.337
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
23
SP
3
.000
.337
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
SP
3
.000
.337
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
24
RP
2
.000
.337
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
2B
1
.000
.337
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
SP
.000
.337
9.2%
0.4%
.078
23
2186
.313
.337
8.9%
9.2%
0.3%
0.4%
.064
.078
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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