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


Roster
Pos Uni Bats Throws
30
SP
1
2.1
175
L
R
1/25/1913 (Brevard, NC)
32
SS
301
5
5'8"
175
R
R
9/18/1910 (Sulligent, AL)
7/24/1976 (Pittsburgh, PA)
40
LF
298
1
5'9"
157
B
L
5/17/1903 (Starkville, MS)
3/7/1991 (St. Louis, MO)
33
CF
328
2
5'9"
165
B
R
11/9/1909 (Montgomery, AL)
11/23/1974 (Detroit, MI)
35
RF
126
74.2
11
6'1"
195
B
R
2/23/1908 (Alger, OH)
2/8/1965 (Dayton, OH)
33
2B
63
5'6"
145
R
R
2/5/1910 (Wenonah, AL)
8/1973 (Pittsburgh, PA)
40
SP
58
120.0
17
5'9"
170
L
R
12/8/1902 (Harpersville, AL)
1/23/1974 (Birmingham, AL)
30
RF
11
6'0"
180
L
R
12/24/1912 (Tampa, FL)
1/1973 (Los Angeles, CA)
31
2B
268
7
5'10"
175
B
R
11/26/1911 (Mount Olive, MS)
9/6/1993 (Collins, MS)
33
C
52
6'1"
185
R
R
3/19/1910 (Chattanooga, TN)
2/11/2000 (Pittsburgh, PA)
31
C
302
20
6'1"
220
R
R
12/21/1911 (Buena Vista, GA)
1/20/1947 (Pittsburgh, PA)
38
RF
153
3
5'10"
168
L
R
6/10/1905 (Pensacola, FL)
2/23/1978 (Los Angeles, CA)
21
SP
11
23.2
L
1922 (birthplace unknown)
35
1B
306
4
5'10"
185
L
L
9/8/1907 (Rocky Mount, NC)
11/27/1997 (Rocky Mount, NC)
SP
0.0
47
SP
1.0
5'10"
170
L
L
4/29/1896 (Atlantic City, NJ)
3/23/1985 (Homewood, PA)
32
SP
25
36.0
12
6'0"
180
L
L
6/8/1911 (Washington, GA)
4/19/1987 (Cherry Hill, NJ)
25
2B
4
6'1"
195
R
R
5/23/1918 (Akron, OH)
12/7/1980 (East Orange, NJ)
27
CF
4
5'10"
180
L
R
8/5/1915 (Phoebus, VA)
2/13/2013 (Columbia, MD)
21
SP
15
28.1
L
L
1922 (birthplace unknown)
23
2B
63
5'9"
150
R
R
8/4/1919 (Gretna, LA)
5/17/2003 (Gretna, LA)
RP
3
6.2
32
SP
54
112.2
11
5'11"
215
B
L
9/15/1910 (Catskill, NY)
2/19/1997 (Catskill, NY)
29
RP
4
8.0
6'2"
195
L
R
12/28/1913 (Silsbee, TX)
12/10/1987 (Denver, CO)
24
RF
5
L
L
8/21/1918 (Newport, KY)
6/1987 (Westminster, CA)
47
3B
246
8
5'8"
190
L
R
2/28/1896 (Remington, VA)
6/24/1963 (Washington, DC)
26
SP
80
181.0
18
5'11"
175
R
R
11/28/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
5/4/1990 (Jackson, MS)

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