1938 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1938 Chicago American Giants


40 - 39 - 3


39 - 37 - 3 in the Negro American League

1937 / 1939 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (40-39-3)

Top Hitter


Alex
Radcliff

Top Pitcher


Willie
Cornelius

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
99
2nd ERA+
107
2nd
OPS
.667
5th ERA
3.43
2nd
BA
.253
5th BA
.263
3rd
OBP
.316
5th K/BB
1.69
4th
SLG
.351
4th K%
12.5%
5th
BB%
7.8%
3rd BB%
7.4%
4th
K%
HR%
0.8%
3rd
ISO
.098
3rd WHIP
1.34
3rd

Notes:


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


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
28
27
95
87
15
25
6
0
1
11
2
8
0
0
.287
.347
.391
.738
120
1B
23
24
90
83
16
24
3
1
1
14
1
6
1
0
.289
.344
.386
.730
117
2B
27
24
103
96
12
24
2
1
0
13
2
5
0
2
.250
.287
.292
.579
73
3B
32
33
139
131
23
33
7
5
1
16
4
7
1
0
.252
.295
.405
.700
107
SS
28
17
65
60
4
15
1
1
0
10
1
3
0
2
.250
.286
.300
.586
75
LF
33
35
148
129
19
39
4
2
3
15
5
14
1
4
.302
.375
.434
.809
141
CF
29
16
78
71
12
18
3
1
0
7
2
6
0
1
.254
.312
.324
.636
89
RF
23
26
109
98
10
24
1
2
0
5
4
7
0
4
.245
.295
.296
.591
76
CF
37
19
77
69
14
18
2
1
2
10
5
7
1
0
.261
.338
.406
.743
121
2B
22
16
61
53
9
15
3
1
1
10
0
5
0
3
.283
.345
.434
.779
131
1B
28
18
59
52
8
11
2
1
0
3
0
6
0
1
.212
.293
.288
.582
74
SS
18
53
45
10
10
1
1
2
7
0
7
1
0
.222
.340
.422
.762
126
C
37
12
48
38
8
14
2
1
2
10
1
8
1
1
.368
.489
.632
1.121
233
RF
30
11
42
38
8
13
2
0
0
8
4
0
1
3
.342
.359
.395
.754
124
C
27
8
17
15
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
.067
.176
.067
.243
-26
LF
34
6
10
8
0
2
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
.250
.333
.250
.583
75
3B
3
7
6
2
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.167
.286
.167
.452
37
3B
29
1
5
4
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.250
.400
.250
.650
96
CF
26
1
5
4
1
3
1
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
.750
.800
1.000
1.800
434
2B
1
5
4
2
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.500
.600
.500
1.100
230
RF
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SS
1
4
3
3
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.667
.750
.667
1.417
324
PH
1
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
497
PH
26
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RF
27
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
16
38
37
3
7
1
1
0
3
0
1
0
0
.189
.211
.270
.481
43
SP
31
19
36
28
3
4
0
1
0
2
0
5
1
2
.143
.294
.214
.508
53
SP
18
35
31
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
2
.065
.121
.065
.186
-44
SP
34
13
14
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
11
13
12
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.083
.154
.083
.237
-28
SP
21
1
3
3
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
33
401
1367
1226
184
310
41
20
13
153
32
106
8
27
.253
.316
.351
.667
99
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
33
LF
148
.370
.314
9.5%
7.5%
2.0%
0.7%
.132
.092
32
3B
139
.322
.314
5.0%
7.5%
0.7%
0.7%
.153
.092
23
RF
109
.274
.314
6.4%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.051
.092
27
2B
103
.272
.314
4.9%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.042
.092
28
C
95
.349
.314
8.4%
7.5%
1.1%
0.7%
.103
.092
23
1B
90
.346
.314
6.7%
7.5%
1.1%
0.7%
.096
.092
29
CF
78
.301
.314
7.7%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.070
.092
37
CF
77
.349
.314
9.1%
7.5%
2.6%
0.7%
.145
.092
28
SS
65
.271
.314
4.6%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.050
.092
22
2B
61
.344
.314
8.2%
7.5%
1.6%
0.7%
.151
.092
28
1B
59
.279
.314
10.2%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.077
.092
SS
53
.357
.314
13.2%
7.5%
3.8%
0.7%
.200
.092
37
C
48
.497
.314
16.7%
7.5%
4.2%
0.7%
.263
.092
30
RF
42
.331
.314
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.053
.092
SP
38
.224
.314
2.6%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.081
.092
31
SP
36
.252
.314
13.9%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.071
.092
SP
35
.097
.314
5.7%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
27
C
17
.145
.314
11.8%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
34
SP
14
.000
.314
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
RP
13
.131
.314
7.7%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
34
LF
10
.266
.314
10.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
3B
7
.244
.314
14.3%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
26
CF
5
.797
.314
20.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.250
.092
2B
5
.531
.314
20.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
29
3B
5
.341
.314
20.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
RF
4
.000
.314
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
SS
4
.664
.314
25.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
21
SP
3
.000
.314
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
PH
1
.950
.314
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
PH
1
.000
.314
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
26
PH
1
.000
.314
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
27
RF
1
.000
.314
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.092
RP
.000
.314
7.5%
0.7%
.092
33
1367
.311
.314
7.8%
7.5%
1.0%
0.7%
.098
.092
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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