1928 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1928 Chicago American Giants


4 - 5


(2nd place in the NNL I Championship Series )

1911 / 1929 (Team History)

Managed by:
Dave Malarcher (4-5)

Top Hitter


Pythias
Russ

Top Pitcher


Willie
Powell

League Ranks (2 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
107
1st ERA+
67
2nd
OPS
.761
1st ERA
5.31
2nd
BA
.295
1st BA
.266
1st
OBP
.348
1st K/BB
1.36
2nd
SLG
.414
1st K%
12.9%
1st
BB%
5.6%
2nd BB%
9.5%
2nd
K%
HR%
1.5%
2nd
ISO
.118
1st WHIP
1.41
2nd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
• 1 member of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
27
7
33
29
6
10
2
0
0
4
0
2
0
2
.345
.387
.414
.801
121
1B
32
7
26
23
2
4
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
.174
.240
.174
.414
16
2B
25
7
27
23
4
8
2
2
0
1
1
0
0
4
.348
.348
.609
.957
160
3B
33
7
27
19
3
3
0
0
0
0
1
4
3
1
.158
.385
.158
.543
55
SS
24
7
30
27
4
11
0
0
2
7
2
2
1
0
.407
.467
.630
1.096
201
LF
27
5
18
14
1
3
0
0
0
1
2
2
0
2
.214
.313
.214
.527
48
CF
28
7
32
32
4
9
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.281
.281
.281
.563
56
RF
32
7
32
30
5
11
3
3
1
8
2
2
0
0
.367
.406
.767
1.173
218
C
32
2
8
7
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.125
.000
.125
-63
LF
34
3
6
6
0
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
177
1B
36
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
24
4
14
13
0
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
.231
.231
.231
.462
28
RP
27
2
4
4
1
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.750
1.250
241
SP
31
2
4
4
1
2
1
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
.500
.500
.750
1.250
241
SP
24
1
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
85
15
69
267
237
32
70
9
5
3
28
9
15
4
11
.295
.348
.414
.761
107
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
27
C
33
.352
.327
6.1%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.069
.119
32
RF
32
.502
.327
6.3%
7.5%
3.1%
1.5%
.400
.119
28
CF
32
.264
.327
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.119
24
SS
30
.493
.327
6.7%
7.5%
6.7%
1.5%
.222
.119
25
2B
27
.356
.327
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.261
.119
33
3B
27
.302
.327
14.8%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.119
32
1B
26
.202
.327
7.7%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.119
27
LF
18
.240
.327
11.1%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.119
24
SP
14
.201
.327
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.119
32
C
8
.094
.327
12.5%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.119
34
LF
6
.469
.327
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.119
27
RP
4
.559
.327
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.250
.119
31
SP
4
.559
.327
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.250
.119
24
SP
3
.313
.327
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.119
36
1B
3
.000
.327
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.119
15
267
.337
.327
5.6%
7.5%
1.1%
1.5%
.118
.119
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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