1921 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1921 Chicago American Giants


55 - 29 - 4


44 - 22 - 2 in the Negro National League I

1920 / 1922 (Team History)

Managed by:
Rube Foster (55-29-4)

Top Pitcher


Dave
Brown

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
93
4th ERA+
103
3rd
OPS
.638
8th ERA
3.35
1st
BA
.242
8th BA
.242
1st
OBP
.314
7th K/BB
1.74
2nd
SLG
.324
8th K%
12.5%
2nd
BB%
8.2%
2nd BB%
7.2%
5th
K%
HR%
0.9%
6th
ISO
.081
7th WHIP
1.20
1st

Notes:


• Champions of the Negro National League I
• Home Ballpark: Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
• 2 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame
• 1 member of the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame
Rube Foster (Owner & Business Manager)


Fielding
Glossary
Catcher
`
Lg Lg
25
50
401.1
289
49
8
6
1
36
.977
.963
7.58
6.47
1.4
3.5
-1.6
3.0
29
36
271.0
161
34
7
3
3
22
.965
.963
6.48
6.47
-2.6
-9.5
-0.7
-1.9
23
9
53.0
23
4
3
0
1
3
.900
.963
4.58
6.47
-2.3
-43.6
-1.2
-1.1
3
95
725.1
473
87
18
9
5
61
.969
.963
6.95
6.47
-3.5
-4.8
-3.5
0.0


Glossary
First Base
`
Lg Lg
32
79
674.1
789
34
24
33
.972
.977
10.98
11.32
-1.2
-1.8
-1.2
29
6
51.0
50
3
0
1
1.000
.977
9.35
11.32
-0.2
-4.3
-0.2
2
85
725.1
839
37
24
34
.973
.977
10.87
11.32
-1.5
-2.0
-1.5


Glossary
Second Base
`
Lg Lg
31
84
719.0
210
253
12
21
.975
.942
5.80
5.18
23.3
32.4
23.3
27
1
6.0
2
2
0
0
1.000
.942
6.00
5.18
0.1
21.0
0.1
24
1
0.1
0
0
0
0
.942
0.00
5.18
-0.1
-182.3
-0.1
3
86
725.1
212
255
12
21
.975
.942
5.79
5.18
23.3
32.2
23.3


Glossary
Third Base
`
Lg Lg
26
81
689.1
99
143
23
12
.913
.917
3.16
3.35
-4.1
-5.9
-4.1
27
6
35.2
4
4
0
1
1.000
.917
2.02
3.35
-2.3
-64.1
-2.3
31
1
0.1
0
0
0
0
.917
0.00
3.35
-0.0
-132.5
-0.0
3
88
725.1
103
147
23
13
.916
.917
3.10
3.35
-6.4
-8.8
-6.4


Glossary
Shortstop
`
Lg Lg
25
84
721.1
122
230
36
22
.907
.908
4.39
5.13
3.6
5.0
3.6
26
1
4.0
0
1
0
0
1.000
.908
2.25
5.13
-0.1
-37.0
-0.1
2
85
725.1
122
231
36
22
.907
.908
4.38
5.13
3.5
4.8
3.5


Glossary
Left Field
`
Lg Lg
31
73
590.1
105
14
5
4
.960
.935
1.81
1.70
7.4
12.5
4.6
2.8
26
14
99.0
17
2
1
0
.950
.935
1.73
1.70
0.7
6.6
0.4
0.3
25
2
15.0
1
1
0
0
1.000
.935
1.20
1.70
-0.4
-28.2
-0.9
0.5
27
2
12.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.935
2.25
1.70
0.5
41.6
0.6
-0.1
23
2
9.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.935
1.00
1.70
-0.4
-43.1
-0.3
-0.1
5
93
725.1
127
17
6
4
.960
.935
1.79
1.70
7.7
10.7
4.4
3.4


Glossary
Center Field
`
Lg Lg
27
76
629.1
150
5
4
0
.975
.939
2.22
2.16
8.6
13.7
12.6
-4.0
31
15
94.0
22
2
1
1
.960
.939
2.30
2.16
1.8
19.5
1.6
0.2
29
1
2.0
0
0
0
0
.939
0.00
2.16
-0.3
-136.7
-0.3
-0.0
3
92
725.1
172
7
5
1
.973
.939
2.22
2.16
10.2
14.1
14.0
-3.8


Glossary
Right Field
`
Lg Lg
25
67
550.1
79
10
11
1
.890
.935
1.46
1.60
-4.1
-7.5
-3.8
-0.3
26
9
72.0
13
0
1
0
.929
.935
1.63
1.60
0.3
3.6
1.1
-0.9
29
8
61.0
10
2
0
0
1.000
.935
1.77
1.60
0.9
14.2
0.3
0.5
3
15.0
1
0
1
0
.500
.935
0.60
1.60
-1.0
-65.8
-0.8
-0.2
23
2
15.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.935
0.60
1.60
-1.0
-65.8
-0.8
-0.2
25
1
3.0
0
0
0
0
.935
0.00
1.60
-0.3
-106.5
-0.3
-0.0
23
1
9.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.935
3.00
1.60
0.9
96.8
1.0
-0.1
7
91
725.1
107
12
13
1
.902
.935
1.48
1.60
-4.4
-6.1
-3.2
-1.2


Glossary
Pitcher
`
Lg Lg
24
31
159.2
4
53
3
1
.950
.934
3.21
3.28
26
26
180.1
5
41
3
3
.939
.934
2.30
3.28
32
22
121.2
0
35
1
0
.972
.934
2.59
3.28
28
14
91.1
3
37
2
1
.952
.934
3.94
3.28
23
10
70.2
1
17
0
1
1.000
.934
2.29
3.28
27
7
37.1
4
11
2
0
.882
.934
3.62
3.28
20
5
35.1
1
9
0
0
1.000
.934
2.55
3.28
20
4
18.1
0
3
1
0
.750
.934
1.47
3.28
21
3
8.0
1
3
1
0
.800
.934
4.50
3.28
1
2.2
0
0
0
0
.934
0.00
3.28
10
123
725.1
19
209
13
6
.946
.934
2.83
3.28


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
`
0


Glossary
Pinch Runner
`
0



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