1943 Homestead Grays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1943 Homestead Grays


78 - 23 - 1


53 - 14 - 1 in the Negro National League II

1942 / 1944 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (78-23-1)

Top Hitter


Josh
Gibson

Top Pitcher


Johnny
Wright

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
133
1st ERA+
131
1st
OPS
.863
1st ERA
3.71
1st
BA
.330
1st BA
.250
3rd
OBP
.405
1st K/BB
1.32
3rd
SLG
.458
1st K%
10.8%
5th
BB%
10.7%
2nd BB%
8.2%
2nd
K%
HR%
0.5%
1st
ISO
.128
1st WHIP
1.33
1st

Notes:


• Negro League World Series Champions
• Champions of the Negro National League II
• Home Ballpark: Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
• 5 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Fielding Breakdown by Position
C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
47
3B
4
0.9
58
2.2
31
2B
48
5.7
11
-1.4
9
1.9
33
2B
13
-1.0
6
0.0
23
2B
17
1.0
3
1.0
32
SP
1
-1.0
7
29
RP
2
RP
2
26
SP
30
33
CF
2
-0.8
6
1.7
64
5.1
38
RF
8
-1.7
30
-0.8
21
SP
1
-0.2
5
31
C
62
0.3
1
-0.1
10
2.6
30
SP
1
24
RF
2
-0.5
47
SP
1
25
2B
1
1.6
35
1B
67
0.4
40
LF
57
-2.6
6
-0.1
35
RF
1
-0.3
1
-0.1
23
-5.4
14
32
SP
2
-0.7
21
30
RF
1
0.4
2
-0.2
33
C
14
-2.5
1
2.1
SP
1
21
SP
6
40
SP
1
-1.0
21
27
CF
2
-0.5
32
SS
71
20.3
27
77
-1.8
71
1.3
81
6.4
78
1.8
71
20.3
74
-4.0
73
4.5
81
-2.2
111

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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