1937 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Chicago American Giants


41 - 36 - 2


37 - 21 - 1 in the Negro American League

1936 / 1938 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (43-36-2)

Top Hitter


Alex
Radcliff

Top Pitcher


Willie
Cornelius

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
73
7th ERA+
112
3rd
OPS
.611
7th ERA
3.72
3rd
BA
.226
8th BA
.262
3rd
OBP
.294
7th K/BB
1.66
4th
SLG
.317
7th K%
12.8%
3rd
BB%
6.9%
4th BB%
7.7%
6th
K%
HR%
0.9%
6th
ISO
.091
6th WHIP
1.35
3rd

Notes:


• Second Half Champions of the Negro American League
• Home Ballpark: American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
• 4 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
27
35
107
94
5
24
2
0
0
12
1
7
1
5
.255
.314
.277
.590
69
1B
27
28
102
95
7
20
3
0
0
9
0
5
2
0
.211
.265
.242
.507
45
2B
28
100
87
7
13
2
2
0
8
2
9
0
4
.149
.229
.218
.448
28
3B
33
39
162
140
39
38
4
4
0
13
7
18
1
3
.271
.358
.357
.716
104
SS
31
41
164
154
17
45
3
9
3
32
11
6
2
2
.292
.327
.487
.814
129
LF
31
43
164
148
18
30
4
1
0
10
9
8
5
3
.203
.267
.243
.510
46
CF
22
35
130
120
23
31
7
1
3
15
2
7
0
3
.258
.299
.408
.708
99
RF
28
41
164
142
20
34
4
1
2
19
2
14
4
4
.239
.325
.324
.649
85
C
26
16
51
46
7
12
2
1
0
6
1
1
2
2
.261
.306
.348
.654
85
CF
26
9
38
36
3
4
1
1
0
1
3
2
0
0
.111
.158
.194
.352
-0
1B
20
16
34
29
4
4
0
0
0
1
0
2
2
1
.138
.242
.138
.380
10
1B
29
7
24
24
3
7
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.292
.292
.375
.667
88
LF
26
9
24
21
3
5
0
1
0
2
0
2
1
0
.238
.333
.333
.667
90
1B
20
4
19
15
5
6
1
1
1
4
0
1
3
0
.400
.526
.800
1.326
273
RF
25
4
18
14
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
.143
.333
.143
.476
39
CF
36
4
18
14
2
4
1
0
1
2
0
1
2
1
.286
.412
.571
.983
177
2B
36
3
15
11
4
3
0
0
1
3
0
4
0
0
.273
.467
.545
1.012
187
C
36
4
13
12
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.167
.231
.250
.481
37
LF
28
2
8
7
0
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
.286
.286
.429
.714
101
1B
30
4
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-19
SS
29
2
6
6
2
2
0
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.833
1.167
223
3B
23
1
5
5
1
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.600
1.000
181
LF
3
5
5
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
14
C
45
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
185
PH
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
PH
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
PH
21
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
PH
53
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1.000
SP
30
20
43
39
4
3
0
0
1
4
0
2
1
1
.077
.143
.154
.297
-16
SP
29
18
34
28
5
6
1
0
0
3
0
5
1
0
.214
.353
.250
.603
74
SP
33
16
31
23
3
4
1
0
0
3
0
4
0
4
.174
.296
.217
.514
48
SP
33
15
27
27
1
3
1
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
.111
.111
.148
.259
-27
SP
23
10
18
14
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
1
.071
.235
.071
.307
-10
SP
3
7
7
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
41
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
32
1
3
3
0
3
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.333
2.333
558
SP
27
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
23
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
PH
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
40
471
1554
1385
189
313
43
22
13
159
39
107
27
35
.226
.294
.317
.611
73
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
28
RF
164
.305
.323
8.5%
7.2%
1.2%
0.7%
.085
.107
31
SS
164
.361
.323
3.7%
7.2%
1.8%
0.7%
.195
.107
31
LF
164
.246
.323
4.9%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.041
.107
33
3B
162
.335
.323
11.1%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.086
.107
22
CF
130
.316
.323
5.4%
7.2%
2.3%
0.7%
.150
.107
27
C
107
.274
.323
6.5%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.021
.107
27
1B
102
.247
.323
4.9%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.032
.107
2B
100
.211
.323
9.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.069
.107
26
C
51
.295
.323
2.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.087
.107
30
SP
43
.144
.323
4.7%
7.2%
2.3%
0.7%
.077
.107
26
CF
38
.167
.323
5.3%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.083
.107
20
1B
34
.201
.323
5.9%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
29
SP
34
.310
.323
14.7%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.036
.107
33
SP
31
.230
.323
12.9%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.043
.107
33
SP
27
.118
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.037
.107
29
1B
24
.305
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.083
.107
26
LF
24
.320
.323
8.3%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.095
.107
20
1B
19
.575
.323
5.3%
7.2%
5.3%
0.7%
.400
.107
23
SP
18
.177
.323
16.7%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
25
RF
18
.271
.323
22.2%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
36
CF
18
.420
.323
5.6%
7.2%
5.6%
0.7%
.286
.107
36
2B
15
.462
.323
26.7%
7.2%
6.7%
0.7%
.273
.107
36
C
13
.231
.323
7.7%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.083
.107
28
LF
8
.281
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.143
.107
SP
7
.000
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
30
1B
7
.134
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
29
SS
6
.498
.323
0.0%
7.2%
16.7%
0.7%
.500
.107
LF
5
.188
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
23
3B
5
.450
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.200
.107
41
SP
4
.000
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
32
SP
3
1.064
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.333
.107
45
C
2
.471
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
21
PH
1
.000
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
23
RP
1
.000
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
53
PH
1
.750
.323
100.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.107
PH
1
.000
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
PH
1
.000
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
27
SP
1
.000
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
PH
1
.000
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
RP
.000
.323
7.2%
0.7%
.107
40
1554
.284
.323
6.9%
7.2%
0.8%
0.7%
.091
.107
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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