1929 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1929 Chicago American Giants


5 - 2


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

1928 / 1931 (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


Roster
Pos Uni Bats Throws
26
CF
23
5'9"
157
B
L
5/17/1903 (Starkville, MS)
3/7/1991 (St. Louis, MO)
27
C
17
5'7"
162
B
R
9/16/1901 (Birmingham, AL)
4/7/1972 (Memphis, TN)
24
SP
3
10.2
5'10"
180
R
R
11/19/1904 (Bartlesville, OK)
12/28/1968 (Chicago, IL)
33
RF
14
6'1"
175
L
L
6/22/1896 (Wortham, TX)
11/30/1941 (Chicago, IL)
25
SP
4
9.1
6'0"
190
B
L
6/12/1904 (Calvert, TX)
9/16/1978 (Lorman, MS)
33
LF
15
5'7"
160
L
R
9/27/1895 (Russellville, AR)
3/28/1977 (Chicago, IL)
39
RP
2
3.2
5'11"
180
R
R
6/1/1890 (Bessemer, AL)
23
SP
2
6.1
1906 (birthplace unknown)
29
3B
8
5'6"
165
R
R
1/10/1900 (New Orleans, LA)
4/17/1984 (Chicago, IL)
3B
8
R
R
29
SP
3
6.1
6'1"
180
L
R
1/1/1900 (Glasgow, DE)
6/12/1982 (Philadelphia, PA)
27
3B
10
1902 (Calvert, TX)
33
C
2
5'9"
170
R
R
1/28/1896 (Wyoming, OH)
8/12/1940 (Dayton, OH)
26
SP
3
6.2
5'10"
220
R
R
7/7/1902 (Mobile, AL)
8/11/2005 (Chicago, IL)
29
1B
9
2.0
6'6"
210
L
R
6/30/1900 (Columbus, OH)
6/8/1971 (Grove City, OH)
28
1B
21
6'1"
200
R
R
3/31/1901 (Blocton, AL)
7/9/1966 (Newark, NJ)
23
SS
22
5'7"
162
R
R
8/10/1905 (Shawnee, OK)
1/22/1989 (Austin, TX)
26
2B
20
R
3/9/1903 (Mobile, AL)
7/6/1931 (Chicago, IL)

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James