1939 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Chicago American Giants


39 - 36


38 - 34 in the Negro American League

1938 / 1940 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (39-36)

Top Hitter


Willie
Simms

Top Pitcher


Ted
Trent

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
87
6th ERA+
87
5th
OPS
.624
6th ERA
3.62
3rd
BA
.240
6th BA
OBP
.304
6th K/BB
1.49
4th
SLG
.320
6th K%
12.8%
2nd
BB%
8.3%
5th BB%
8.6%
4th
K%
HR%
ISO
.080
5th WHIP
1.32
4th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
28
30
113
104
12
21
3
1
0
13
1
7
2
.202
.252
.250
.502
51
1B
24
28
115
97
16
26
7
1
1
17
8
17
1
.268
.377
.392
.769
131
2B
23
27
109
96
12
23
1
1
0
8
3
9
4
.240
.305
.271
.576
73
3B
33
34
148
135
21
35
6
3
1
15
1
9
4
.259
.306
.370
.676
102
SS
29
96
85
9
18
2
3
1
11
1
8
3
.212
.280
.341
.621
86
LF
31
35
129
120
12
34
2
1
0
11
7
6
3
.283
.317
.317
.634
90
CF
30
29
135
115
15
34
4
2
3
12
4
16
4
.296
.382
.443
.825
147
RF
29
33
119
100
15
26
4
0
1
8
3
17
2
.260
.368
.330
.698
110
LF
34
19
52
47
6
8
2
0
0
2
1
4
1
.170
.235
.213
.448
35
LF
25
12
40
39
4
11
0
1
1
6
0
1
0
.282
.300
.410
.710
112
SS
10
29
25
1
2
0
0
0
1
3
3
1
.080
.179
.080
.259
-21
RF
27
5
18
17
1
5
0
1
1
3
0
0
1
.294
.294
.588
.882
161
2B
27
4
13
13
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.077
.077
.077
.154
-54
CF
3
13
10
1
2
0
0
0
2
0
2
1
.200
.333
.200
.533
62
SS
2
8
6
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
1
1
.167
.286
.167
.452
37
1B
29
2
7
6
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
.167
.286
.167
.452
37
CF
2
3
3
1
2
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
.667
.667
1.333
2.000
492
1B
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
-
31
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
-
28
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SS
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
20
38
36
5
10
2
0
0
3
0
1
1
.278
.297
.333
.631
89
SP
32
16
34
32
4
8
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
.250
.294
.250
.544
64
SP
20
9
16
16
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.125
.125
.125
.250
-25
SP
13
16
16
1
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.125
.125
.188
.313
-7
SP
35
9
11
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
22
3
6
5
0
2
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
.400
.500
.400
.900
171
RP
4
6
5
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.000
.167
.000
.167
-48
RP
25
3
3
3
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.667
1.000
196
RP
39
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
30
387
1282
1147
138
275
35
15
9
117
35
106
29
.240
.304
.320
.624
87
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
33
3B
148
.311
.313
6.1%
8.9%
0.7%
0.8%
.111
.094
30
CF
135
.379
.313
11.9%
8.9%
2.2%
0.8%
.148
.094
31
LF
129
.299
.313
4.7%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.033
.094
29
RF
119
.339
.313
14.3%
8.9%
0.8%
0.8%
.070
.094
24
1B
115
.368
.313
14.8%
8.9%
0.9%
0.8%
.124
.094
28
C
113
.241
.313
6.2%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.048
.094
23
2B
109
.274
.313
8.3%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.031
.094
SS
96
.286
.313
8.3%
8.9%
1.0%
0.8%
.129
.094
34
LF
52
.220
.313
7.7%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.043
.094
25
LF
40
.330
.313
2.5%
8.9%
2.5%
0.8%
.128
.094
SP
38
.292
.313
2.6%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.056
.094
32
SP
34
.269
.313
5.9%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
SS
29
.144
.313
10.3%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
27
RF
18
.373
.313
0.0%
8.9%
5.6%
0.8%
.294
.094
SP
16
.144
.313
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.063
.094
20
SP
16
.119
.313
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
27
2B
13
.073
.313
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
CF
13
.263
.313
15.4%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
35
SP
11
.000
.313
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
SS
8
.213
.313
12.5%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
29
1B
7
.244
.313
14.3%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
RP
6
.125
.313
16.7%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
22
SP
6
.444
.313
16.7%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
25
RP
3
.449
.313
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.333
.094
CF
3
.886
.313
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.667
.094
1B
2
.000
.313
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
SS
1
.000
.313
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
31
-
1
.000
.313
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
28
-
1
.000
.313
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
39
RP
.000
.313
8.9%
0.8%
.094
30
1282
.295
.313
8.3%
8.9%
0.7%
0.8%
.080
.094
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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