1918 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1918 Chicago American Giants


20 - 8 - 2


(1st place in the Western Independent Clubs )

1917 / 1919 (Team History)

Managed by:
Rube Foster (20-8-2)

Top Hitter


Bingo
DeMoss

Top Pitcher


Dick
Whitworth

League Ranks (4 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
90
4th ERA+
144
1st
OPS
.638
2nd ERA
2.91
1st
BA
.246
2nd BA
.233
1st
OBP
.328
2nd K/BB
0.85
3rd
SLG
.310
2nd K%
8.7%
1st
BB%
9.6%
1st BB%
10.2%
4th
K%
HR%
0.2%
1st
ISO
.064
3rd WHIP
1.28
2nd

Notes:


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


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
22
16
61
53
3
13
1
1
0
7
1
6
1
1
.245
.333
.302
.635
89
1B
29
18
74
66
9
23
4
1
0
15
1
6
1
1
.348
.411
.439
.850
153
2B
28
26
116
98
16
19
2
1
0
8
7
13
1
4
.194
.295
.235
.529
58
3B
39
25
103
87
10
21
4
0
0
13
1
13
0
3
.241
.340
.287
.627
87
SS
33
15
61
52
6
10
3
1
0
4
0
5
0
4
.192
.263
.288
.552
64
LF
30
22
84
68
14
15
6
2
0
14
1
10
3
3
.221
.346
.368
.713
113
CF
35
25
105
86
22
24
4
2
0
14
5
10
1
8
.279
.361
.372
.733
119
RF
30
25
113
104
15
30
3
0
1
7
3
7
0
2
.288
.333
.346
.679
103
C
32
16
60
52
11
14
1
0
0
4
3
5
1
2
.269
.345
.288
.633
89
LF
31
15
52
42
10
11
1
0
0
4
0
7
0
3
.262
.367
.286
.653
95
SS
22
11
40
35
5
6
1
0
0
4
0
3
0
2
.171
.237
.200
.437
30
1B
27
3
12
11
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.091
.167
.091
.258
-23
1B
22
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
22
15
37
33
5
10
2
1
0
6
0
2
0
2
.303
.343
.424
.767
129
SP
30
9
20
18
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
1
.111
.158
.111
.269
-20
SP
5
14
12
2
4
0
0
0
1
1
1
1
0
.333
.429
.333
.762
127
SP
2
7
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
.250
.500
.250
.750
124
SP
26
2
4
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.250
.000
.250
-25
SP
24
2
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
19
253
969
830
130
204
32
9
1
103
23
93
9
37
.246
.328
.310
.638
90
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
28
2B
116
.268
.323
11.2%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.041
.080
30
RF
113
.330
.323
6.2%
9.1%
0.9%
0.4%
.058
.080
35
CF
105
.335
.323
9.5%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.093
.080
39
3B
103
.313
.323
12.6%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.046
.080
30
LF
84
.343
.323
11.9%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.147
.080
29
1B
74
.411
.323
8.1%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.091
.080
22
C
61
.317
.323
9.8%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.057
.080
33
SS
61
.257
.323
8.2%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.096
.080
32
C
60
.313
.323
8.3%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.019
.080
31
LF
52
.319
.323
13.5%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.024
.080
22
SS
40
.215
.323
7.5%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.029
.080
22
SP
37
.349
.323
5.4%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.121
.080
30
SP
20
.137
.323
5.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.080
SP
14
.393
.323
7.1%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.080
27
1B
12
.146
.323
8.3%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.080
SP
7
.361
.323
28.6%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.080
26
SP
4
.193
.323
25.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.080
22
1B
4
.000
.323
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.080
24
SP
2
.000
.323
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.080
19
969
.310
.323
9.6%
9.1%
0.1%
0.4%
.064
.080
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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