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)


1916 Chicago American Giants
Glossary

Left Field
33
3.4
2.3
1.3
29
0.2
0.1
-0.4
Center Field
28
0.5
2.1
-1.4

Right Field
28
1.4
1.2
0.5
Shortstop
32
4.6
2.6
1.6
Second Base
26
-0.7
-0.3
-0.4
0.1
-0.0
0.1
Third Base
37
0.6
0.4
-0.0
First Base
27
1.3
1.3
0.2
Manager W-L
40-26
.606
Catcher
30
3.1
0.7
2.0
24
0.0
-0.1
0.1
20
-0.4
-0.1
-0.4
21
-0.2
-0.0
-0.2
+
Starting Pitcher
27
156.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
28
146.2
1.2
1.3
-0.1
20
121.0
2.8
2.8
-0.1
36
18.0
0.2
0.2
-0.0
13.1
-0.7
-0.7
-0.0
24
11.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
23
9.0
0.5
0.5
-0.0
9.0
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.1
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
Relief Pitcher
24
6.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0

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