1919 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1919 Chicago American Giants


27 - 16


(2nd place in the Western Independent Clubs )

1911 / 1920 (Team History)

Managed by:
Rube Foster (27-16)

Top Hitter


Oscar
Charleston

Top Pitcher


Dick
Whitworth

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
120
1st ERA+
104
3rd
OPS
.720
2nd ERA
2.88
1st
BA
.268
1st BA
.230
1st
OBP
.353
1st K/BB
1.05
4th
SLG
.367
2nd K%
10.3%
2nd
BB%
10.1%
2nd BB%
9.8%
4th
K%
HR%
0.6%
2nd
ISO
.098
3rd WHIP
1.24
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
23
35
131
111
10
29
4
0
0
18
5
14
0
6
.261
.344
.297
.641
97
1B
30
42
173
152
14
44
6
0
0
16
3
10
4
7
.289
.349
.329
.678
108
2B
29
42
199
162
42
37
8
2
0
13
7
27
2
8
.228
.346
.302
.648
99
3B
40
42
178
142
18
25
4
2
0
14
7
24
4
8
.176
.312
.232
.544
68
SS
23
42
168
151
13
33
2
2
0
16
1
12
0
5
.219
.276
.258
.534
64
LF
25
42
186
146
32
48
10
3
3
36
7
32
5
3
.329
.464
.500
.964
196
CF
22
41
188
164
44
67
7
6
8
42
13
17
1
6
.409
.467
.671
1.138
247
RF
32
30
134
120
16
24
3
1
2
8
2
9
0
5
.200
.256
.292
.547
68
RF
31
26
102
94
15
27
3
1
2
13
3
7
0
1
.287
.337
.404
.741
127
C
27
20
70
58
11
18
1
2
0
7
2
6
2
4
.310
.394
.397
.790
142
SS
22
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
207
SP
23
14
40
35
7
13
3
0
1
5
0
2
0
3
.371
.405
.543
.948
190
SP
30
13
33
29
3
6
0
0
0
3
0
2
0
2
.207
.258
.207
.465
43
SP
46
10
26
23
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
.130
.200
.130
.330
2
SP
27
5
13
11
1
1
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
.091
.231
.091
.322
-0
SP
24
5
11
9
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
1
.111
.200
.111
.311
-4
SP
31
2
4
4
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
1.000
1.500
355
SP
24
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1.000
18
413
1659
1413
227
379
51
20
16
192
51
168
18
60
.268
.353
.367
.720
120
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
29
2B
199
.312
.308
13.6%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.074
.096
22
CF
188
.506
.308
9.0%
8.8%
4.3%
1.1%
.262
.096
25
LF
186
.451
.308
17.2%
8.8%
1.6%
1.1%
.171
.096
40
3B
178
.271
.308
13.5%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.056
.096
30
1B
173
.319
.308
5.8%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.039
.096
23
SS
168
.256
.308
7.1%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.040
.096
32
RF
134
.255
.308
6.7%
8.8%
1.5%
1.1%
.092
.096
23
C
131
.305
.308
10.7%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.036
.096
31
RF
102
.349
.308
6.9%
8.8%
2.0%
1.1%
.117
.096
27
C
70
.361
.308
8.6%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.086
.096
23
SP
40
.410
.308
5.0%
8.8%
2.5%
1.1%
.171
.096
30
SP
33
.220
.308
6.1%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.096
46
SP
26
.168
.308
7.7%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.096
27
SP
13
.189
.308
15.4%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.096
24
SP
11
.155
.308
9.1%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.096
31
SP
4
.670
.308
0.0%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.500
.096
22
SS
2
.479
.308
0.0%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.096
24
SP
1
.751
.308
100.0%
8.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.096
18
1659
.337
.308
10.1%
8.8%
1.0%
1.1%
.098
.096
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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