1928 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1928 Chicago American Giants


58 - 40 - 1


55 - 38 - 1 in the Negro National League I

1925 / 1929 (Team History)

Managed by:
Dave Malarcher (40-21-1)
George Harney (18-19)

Top Hitter


Pythias
Russ

Top Pitcher


Willie
Foster

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
81
6th ERA+
135
1st
OPS
.665
6th ERA
2.99
1st
BA
.276
5th BA
.253
2nd
OBP
.327
6th K/BB
1.82
3rd
SLG
.339
7th K%
11.2%
2nd
BB%
5.6%
6th BB%
6.2%
4th
K%
HR%
0.8%
2nd
ISO
.062
7th WHIP
1.21
2nd

Notes:


• Second Half Champions of the Negro National League I
• Home Ballpark: Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
• 1 member of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
67
236
203
35
58
9
3
2
34
6
12
6
15
.286
.344
.389
.733
99
1B
32
38
159
143
14
36
4
0
0
16
5
10
0
6
.252
.301
.280
.580
59
2B
25
65
257
235
26
60
10
6
0
36
4
15
2
5
.255
.306
.349
.654
78
3B
33
54
245
219
32
60
4
4
0
16
5
13
3
10
.274
.323
.329
.652
78
SS
24
70
300
274
54
93
13
3
2
48
9
9
5
12
.339
.372
.431
.802
118
LF
27
43
186
166
25
55
1
1
0
27
4
11
2
7
.331
.380
.349
.729
100
CF
32
50
220
184
37
51
3
0
0
10
19
27
2
7
.277
.376
.293
.669
84
RF
32
59
243
226
38
72
12
5
2
31
7
13
3
1
.319
.364
.442
.806
119
1B
36
37
135
125
16
33
3
0
0
12
3
3
1
6
.264
.287
.288
.575
57
RF
37
132
120
17
36
4
2
0
15
4
3
3
6
.300
.333
.367
.700
91
3B
33
33
123
106
11
28
3
0
0
16
4
9
1
7
.264
.328
.292
.620
70
3B
32
24
89
72
9
12
2
0
0
3
1
8
3
6
.167
.277
.194
.472
31
LF
34
25
88
83
5
18
2
0
0
10
2
3
0
2
.217
.244
.241
.485
33
C
32
24
84
70
13
20
4
2
0
14
2
7
1
6
.286
.359
.400
.759
107
3B
26
27
82
74
9
18
4
2
0
7
2
6
0
2
.243
.300
.351
.651
77
C
21
5
12
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.000
.167
.000
.167
-51
3B
27
5
11
11
0
3
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.273
.273
.455
.727
95
C
30
2
9
9
0
3
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
82
C
25
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
24
29
86
77
9
17
3
0
0
8
0
3
0
6
.221
.250
.260
.510
39
SP
38
25
65
61
6
19
1
0
0
8
0
2
0
2
.311
.333
.328
.661
81
SP
24
18
54
47
2
7
1
0
0
4
0
4
0
3
.149
.216
.170
.386
6
SP
31
10
23
22
2
4
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
.182
.182
.182
.364
-1
SP
31
5
16
16
1
4
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.313
.563
52
SP
2
6
5
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
.200
.200
.200
.400
9
RP
28
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
26
756
2867
2564
362
708
86
28
6
320
78
160
32
111
.276
.327
.339
.665
81
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
24
SS
300
.355
.330
3.0%
6.6%
0.7%
1.1%
.091
.111
25
2B
257
.298
.330
5.8%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.094
.111
33
3B
245
.295
.330
5.3%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.055
.111
32
RF
243
.368
.330
5.3%
6.6%
0.8%
1.1%
.124
.111
C
236
.320
.330
5.1%
6.6%
0.8%
1.1%
.103
.111
32
CF
220
.320
.330
12.3%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.016
.111
27
LF
186
.334
.330
5.9%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.018
.111
32
1B
159
.268
.330
6.3%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.028
.111
36
1B
135
.259
.330
2.2%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.024
.111
RF
132
.311
.330
2.3%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.067
.111
33
3B
123
.282
.330
7.3%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.028
.111
32
3B
89
.227
.330
9.0%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.028
.111
34
LF
88
.225
.330
3.4%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.024
.111
24
SP
86
.224
.330
3.5%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.039
.111
32
C
84
.328
.330
8.3%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.114
.111
26
3B
82
.295
.330
7.3%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.108
.111
38
SP
65
.302
.330
3.1%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.016
.111
24
SP
54
.183
.330
7.4%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.021
.111
31
SP
23
.163
.330
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.111
31
SP
16
.257
.330
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.063
.111
21
C
12
.124
.330
16.7%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.111
27
3B
11
.322
.330
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.182
.111
30
C
9
.311
.330
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.111
SP
6
.156
.330
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.111
25
C
3
.000
.330
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.111
28
RP
3
.000
.330
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.111
26
2867
.301
.330
5.6%
6.6%
0.2%
1.1%
.062
.111
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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