1937 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Chicago American Giants


39 - 35 - 1


36 - 22 - 1 in the Negro American League

1936 / 1938 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (39-35-1)

Top Hitter


Alex
Radcliff

Top Pitcher


Willie
Cornelius

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
81
7th ERA+
102
3rd
OPS
.613
7th ERA
3.79
3rd
BA
.226
8th BA
.263
3rd
OBP
.296
7th K/BB
1.62
5th
SLG
.317
7th K%
12.7%
3rd
BB%
7.1%
4th BB%
7.8%
5th
K%
2.9%
1st HR%
1.0%
6th
ISO
.092
6th WHIP
1.36
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
36
109
95
5
24
2
0
0
12
2
0
8
1
1
5
.253
.317
.274
.591
76
1B
27
29
109
101
7
20
3
0
0
9
0
0
6
7
2
0
.198
.257
.228
.485
44
2B
29
103
88
8
13
2
2
0
8
2
0
11
4
0
4
.148
.242
.216
.458
36
3B
33
40
168
145
40
38
4
4
0
13
7
0
18
3
1
4
.262
.348
.345
.692
105
SS
31
42
170
160
17
48
4
9
3
34
11
1
6
5
2
2
.300
.333
.494
.827
142
LF
32
44
169
153
19
32
5
1
0
11
10
0
8
2
4
4
.209
.267
.255
.522
55
CF
22
36
136
125
24
32
7
1
3
15
2
1
7
6
1
3
.256
.301
.400
.701
106
RF
28
42
170
146
20
34
4
1
2
19
2
0
15
5
5
4
.233
.325
.315
.640
90
C
26
17
54
49
8
12
2
1
0
6
1
0
1
1
2
2
.245
.288
.327
.615
82
CF
26
9
38
36
3
4
1
1
0
1
3
0
2
0
0
0
.111
.158
.194
.352
4
1B
24
17
36
30
4
5
0
0
0
1
0
0
2
1
2
2
.167
.265
.167
.431
30
1B
29
7
24
24
3
7
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.292
.292
.375
.667
96
LF
26
9
24
21
3
5
0
1
0
2
0
0
2
0
1
0
.238
.333
.333
.667
98
1B
20
4
19
15
5
6
1
1
1
4
0
0
1
0
3
0
.400
.526
.800
1.326
288
CF
36
4
18
14
2
4
1
0
1
2
0
0
1
1
2
1
.286
.412
.571
.983
188
RF
25
4
18
14
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
.143
.333
.143
.476
45
2B
36
3
15
11
4
3
0
0
1
3
0
0
4
0
0
0
.273
.467
.545
1.012
198
C
36
4
13
12
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
.167
.231
.250
.481
42
LF
28
2
8
7
0
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
.286
.286
.429
.714
109
1B
30
4
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-15
SS
29
2
6
6
2
2
0
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.833
1.167
236
3B
23
1
5
5
1
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.600
1.000
193
LF
3
5
5
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
19
C
45
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
196
PH
1
1
1
0
0
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
0
1
0
0
0
1.000
PH
21
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
30
20
43
39
4
3
0
0
1
4
0
0
2
3
1
1
.077
.143
.154
.297
-12
SP
29
19
37
31
6
7
1
0
1
5
0
0
5
1
1
0
.226
.351
.355
.706
109
SP
33
17
35
25
5
5
1
0
0
3
0
0
6
3
0
4
.200
.355
.240
.595
78
SP
33
15
27
27
1
3
1
0
0
3
1
0
0
1
0
0
.111
.111
.148
.259
-24
SP
23
10
18
14
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
1
.071
.235
.071
.307
-6
SP
3
7
7
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
41
1
4
4
0
0
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
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.333
2.333
585
RP
23
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
27
1
1
1
0
0
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
0
0
PH
2
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
39
483
1607
1427
197
322
45
22
14
164
41
2
114
47
28
38
.226
.296
.317
.613
81
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
31
SS
170
.366
.311
3.5%
7.0%
2.9%
1.0%
1.20
7.25
1.8%
0.8%
.194
.103
28
RF
170
.303
.311
8.8%
7.0%
2.9%
1.0%
3.00
7.25
1.2%
0.8%
.082
.103
32
LF
169
.247
.311
4.7%
7.0%
1.2%
1.0%
4.00
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.046
.103
33
3B
168
.323
.311
10.7%
7.0%
1.8%
1.0%
6.00
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.083
.103
22
CF
136
.314
.311
5.1%
7.0%
4.4%
1.0%
1.17
7.25
2.2%
0.8%
.144
.103
27
1B
109
.238
.311
5.5%
7.0%
6.4%
1.0%
0.86
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.030
.103
27
C
109
.276
.311
7.3%
7.0%
0.9%
1.0%
8.00
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.021
.103
2B
103
.220
.311
10.7%
7.0%
3.9%
1.0%
2.75
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.068
.103
26
C
54
.279
.311
1.9%
7.0%
1.9%
1.0%
1.00
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.082
.103
30
SP
43
.144
.311
4.7%
7.0%
7.0%
1.0%
0.67
7.25
2.3%
0.8%
.077
.103
26
CF
38
.167
.311
5.3%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.083
.103
29
SP
37
.340
.311
13.5%
7.0%
2.7%
1.0%
5.00
7.25
2.7%
0.8%
.129
.103
24
1B
36
.216
.311
5.6%
7.0%
2.8%
1.0%
2.00
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
33
SP
35
.274
.311
17.1%
7.0%
8.6%
1.0%
2.00
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.040
.103
33
SP
27
.118
.311
0.0%
7.0%
3.7%
1.0%
0.00
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.037
.103
29
1B
24
.305
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.083
.103
26
LF
24
.320
.311
8.3%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.095
.103
20
1B
19
.574
.311
5.3%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
5.3%
0.8%
.400
.103
36
CF
18
.419
.311
5.6%
7.0%
5.6%
1.0%
1.00
7.25
5.6%
0.8%
.286
.103
23
SP
18
.177
.311
16.7%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
25
RF
18
.271
.311
22.2%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
36
2B
15
.462
.311
26.7%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
6.7%
0.8%
.273
.103
36
C
13
.231
.311
7.7%
7.0%
15.4%
1.0%
0.50
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.083
.103
28
LF
8
.281
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.143
.103
30
1B
7
.134
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
SP
7
.000
.311
0.0%
7.0%
14.3%
1.0%
0.00
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
29
SS
6
.497
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
16.7%
0.8%
.500
.103
23
3B
5
.450
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.200
.103
LF
5
.188
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
41
SP
4
.000
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
32
SP
3
1.064
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.333
.103
45
C
2
.471
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
PH
2
.000
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
27
SP
1
.000
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
PH
1
.000
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
21
PH
1
.000
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
23
RP
1
.000
.311
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.103
53
PH
1
.751
.311
100.0%
7.0%
0.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.0%
0.8%
.103
RP
.000
.311
7.0%
1.0%
7.25
0.8%
.103
39
1607
.285
.311
7.1%
7.0%
2.9%
1.0%
2.43
7.25
0.9%
0.8%
.092
.103
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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