1929 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1929 Chicago American Giants


5 - 2


(1st place in the Negro Leagues vs. Major Leagues )

1928 / 1933 (Team History)

Managed by:
Jim Brown (5-2)

Top Hitter


Willie
Wells

Top Pitcher


Willie
Foster

League Ranks (2 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
104
1st ERA+
135
1st
OPS
.800
1st ERA
3.60
1st
BA
.304
1st BA
.263
1st
OBP
.354
1st K/BB
2.21
1st
SLG
.446
1st K%
15.7%
1st
BB%
7.0%
2nd BB%
7.1%
2nd
K%
HR%
1.0%
2nd
ISO
.143
1st WHIP
1.33
1st

Notes:


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


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
27
5
17
15
1
4
1
0
0
2
1
2
0
0
.267
.353
.333
.686
79
1B
28
5
21
20
6
10
1
3
1
9
0
1
0
0
.500
.524
1.000
1.524
284
2B
26
5
20
19
1
3
2
0
0
4
0
0
0
1
.158
.158
.263
.421
7
3B
27
3
10
8
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.125
.222
.125
.347
-8
SS
23
5
22
21
7
9
2
3
0
7
3
1
0
0
.429
.455
.810
1.264
220
LF
33
4
15
10
6
3
0
0
0
0
2
3
0
2
.300
.462
.300
.762
102
CF
26
5
23
22
5
6
0
0
0
1
3
1
0
0
.273
.304
.273
.577
51
RF
33
4
14
13
3
7
1
0
0
5
0
1
0
0
.538
.571
.615
1.187
207
1B
29
3
9
9
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
15
3B
2
8
6
1
3
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
1
.500
.571
.500
1.071
180
3B
34
4
8
7
3
1
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.143
.250
.286
.536
38
C
33
1
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.500
.000
.500
42
SP
25
2
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
29
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
24
2
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
26
3
3
3
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.667
1.000
152
RP
39
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
160
SP
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
18
56
186
168
34
51
9
6
1
32
9
13
0
5
.304
.354
.446
.800
104
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
26
CF
23
.274
.340
4.3%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.129
23
SS
22
.534
.340
4.5%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.381
.129
28
1B
21
.636
.340
4.8%
7.5%
4.8%
0.8%
.500
.129
26
2B
20
.174
.340
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.105
.129
27
C
17
.326
.340
11.8%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.067
.129
33
LF
15
.335
.340
20.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.129
33
RF
14
.541
.340
7.1%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.077
.129
27
3B
10
.167
.340
10.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.129
29
1B
9
.206
.340
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.129
34
3B
8
.252
.340
12.5%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.143
.129
3B
8
.441
.340
12.5%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.129
25
SP
4
.000
.340
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.129
29
SP
3
.000
.340
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.129
26
SP
3
.424
.340
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.333
.129
24
SP
3
.000
.340
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.129
SP
2
.000
.340
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.129
33
C
2
.373
.340
50.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.129
39
RP
2
.463
.340
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.129
18
186
.350
.340
7.0%
7.5%
0.5%
0.8%
.143
.129
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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