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 / 1931 (Team History)

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

Top Hitter


Pythias
Russ

Top Pitcher


Willie
Powell

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
93
4th ERA+
108
2nd
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%
1.0%
1st 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
0
12
2
6
15
.286
.344
.389
.733
112
1B
32
38
159
143
14
36
4
0
0
16
5
0
10
0
0
6
.252
.301
.280
.580
69
2B
25
65
257
235
26
60
10
6
0
36
4
1
15
1
2
5
.255
.306
.349
.654
89
3B
28
54
245
219
32
60
4
4
0
16
5
0
13
0
3
10
.274
.323
.329
.652
90
SS
24
70
300
274
54
93
13
3
2
48
9
0
9
1
5
12
.339
.372
.431
.802
132
LF
27
43
186
166
25
55
1
1
0
27
4
1
11
1
2
7
.331
.380
.349
.729
113
CF
32
50
220
184
37
51
3
0
0
10
19
1
27
1
2
7
.277
.376
.293
.669
96
RF
32
59
243
226
38
72
12
5
2
31
7
3
13
4
3
1
.319
.364
.442
.806
133
1B
36
37
135
125
16
33
3
0
0
12
3
0
3
1
1
6
.264
.287
.288
.575
67
RF
37
132
120
17
36
4
2
0
15
4
1
3
2
3
6
.300
.333
.367
.700
103
3B
33
33
123
106
11
28
3
0
0
16
4
1
9
4
1
7
.264
.328
.292
.620
81
3B
32
24
89
72
9
12
2
0
0
3
1
1
8
0
3
6
.167
.277
.194
.472
39
LF
34
25
88
83
5
18
2
0
0
10
2
0
3
1
0
2
.217
.244
.241
.485
41
C
32
24
84
70
13
20
4
2
0
14
2
0
7
3
1
6
.286
.359
.400
.759
120
3B
26
27
82
74
9
18
4
2
0
7
2
0
6
1
0
2
.243
.300
.351
.651
88
C
21
5
12
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
.000
.167
.000
.167
-48
3B
27
5
11
11
0
3
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.273
.273
.455
.727
108
C
30
2
9
9
0
3
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
94
C
25
1
3
3
0
0
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
0
3
4
0
6
.221
.250
.260
.510
48
SP
38
25
65
61
6
19
1
0
0
8
0
0
2
1
0
2
.311
.333
.328
.661
92
SP
24
18
54
47
2
7
1
0
0
4
0
0
4
1
0
3
.149
.216
.170
.386
13
SP
31
10
23
22
2
4
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
.182
.182
.182
.364
6
SP
31
5
16
16
1
4
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.313
.563
62
SP
22
2
6
5
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
.200
.200
.200
.400
16
RP
28
1
3
3
0
0
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
9
160
29
32
111
.276
.327
.339
.665
93
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
24
SS
300
.355
.310
3.0%
6.2%
0.3%
0.4%
9.00
17.43
0.7%
1.1%
.091
.104
25
2B
257
.298
.310
5.8%
6.2%
0.4%
0.4%
15.00
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.094
.104
28
3B
245
.295
.310
5.3%
6.2%
0.0%
0.4%
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.055
.104
32
RF
243
.368
.310
5.3%
6.2%
1.6%
0.4%
3.25
17.43
0.8%
1.1%
.124
.104
C
236
.320
.310
5.1%
6.2%
0.8%
0.4%
6.00
17.43
0.8%
1.1%
.103
.104
32
CF
220
.320
.310
12.3%
6.2%
0.5%
0.4%
27.00
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.016
.104
27
LF
186
.334
.310
5.9%
6.2%
0.5%
0.4%
11.00
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.018
.104
32
1B
159
.268
.310
6.3%
6.2%
0.0%
0.4%
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.028
.104
36
1B
135
.259
.310
2.2%
6.2%
0.7%
0.4%
3.00
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.024
.104
RF
132
.311
.310
2.3%
6.2%
1.5%
0.4%
1.50
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.067
.104
33
3B
123
.282
.310
7.3%
6.2%
3.3%
0.4%
2.25
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.028
.104
32
3B
89
.227
.310
9.0%
6.2%
0.0%
0.4%
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.028
.104
34
LF
88
.225
.310
3.4%
6.2%
1.1%
0.4%
3.00
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.024
.104
24
SP
86
.224
.310
3.5%
6.2%
4.7%
0.4%
0.75
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.039
.104
32
C
84
.328
.310
8.3%
6.2%
3.6%
0.4%
2.33
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.114
.104
26
3B
82
.295
.310
7.3%
6.2%
1.2%
0.4%
6.00
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.108
.104
38
SP
65
.302
.310
3.1%
6.2%
1.5%
0.4%
2.00
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.016
.104
24
SP
54
.183
.310
7.4%
6.2%
1.9%
0.4%
4.00
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.021
.104
31
SP
23
.163
.310
0.0%
6.2%
4.3%
0.4%
0.00
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.104
31
SP
16
.257
.310
0.0%
6.2%
0.0%
0.4%
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.063
.104
21
C
12
.124
.310
16.7%
6.2%
0.0%
0.4%
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.104
27
3B
11
.322
.310
0.0%
6.2%
0.0%
0.4%
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.182
.104
30
C
9
.311
.310
0.0%
6.2%
0.0%
0.4%
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.104
22
SP
6
.156
.310
0.0%
6.2%
0.0%
0.4%
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.104
28
RP
3
.000
.310
0.0%
6.2%
0.0%
0.4%
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.104
25
C
3
.000
.310
0.0%
6.2%
0.0%
0.4%
17.43
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.104
26
2867
.301
.310
5.6%
6.2%
1.0%
0.4%
5.52
17.43
0.2%
1.1%
.062
.104
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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