1944 Homestead Grays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1944 Homestead Grays


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(1st place in the Negro League World Series )

1943 / 1945 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (4-1)

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Roy
Welmaker

League Ranks (2 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
138
1st ERA+
202
1st
OPS
.722
1st ERA
1.20
1st
BA
.274
1st BA
.206
1st
OBP
.359
1st K/BB
3.11
1st
SLG
.363
1st K%
15.0%
1st
BB%
10.5%
1st BB%
4.8%
1st
K%
HR%
0.0%
1st
ISO
.089
1st WHIP
1.00
1st

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
• 5 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
32
5
22
15
3
6
0
0
1
2
0
7
0
0
0
.400
.591
.600
1.191
287
1B
36
5
22
16
5
8
1
0
1
2
1
5
1
0
0
.500
.636
.750
1.386
350
2B
34
5
21
18
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
.000
.100
.000
.100
-68
3B
42
5
19
16
3
3
1
0
0
2
1
1
0
0
2
.188
.211
.250
.461
50
SS
33
5
23
20
6
7
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
.350
.435
.350
.785
154
LF
41
5
25
24
1
6
0
1
0
3
2
0
0
1
0
.250
.250
.333
.583
90
CF
34
5
23
19
4
5
1
0
0
1
0
3
0
1
0
.263
.364
.316
.679
120
RF
26
5
22
21
3
6
0
0
1
5
0
0
0
0
1
.286
.273
.429
.701
128
3B
48
2
3
2
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
.500
.667
.500
1.167
278
SP
30
3
9
6
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
.167
.286
.333
.619
101
SP
33
2
5
5
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
30
SP
36
1
5
5
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.400
.800
160
SP
41
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
13
49
200
168
27
46
4
1
3
19
4
21
3
5
3
.274
.359
.363
.722
138
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
41
LF
25
.272
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.083
.062
34
CF
23
.332
.308
13.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.053
.062
33
SS
23
.400
.308
8.7%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
32
C
22
.574
.308
31.8%
8.0%
4.5%
0.9%
.200
.062
26
RF
22
.337
.308
0.0%
8.0%
4.5%
0.9%
.143
.062
36
1B
22
.653
.308
22.7%
8.0%
4.5%
0.9%
.250
.062
34
2B
21
.073
.308
4.8%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
42
3B
19
.220
.308
5.3%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.063
.062
30
SP
9
.244
.308
11.1%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.167
.062
36
SP
5
.395
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
33
SP
5
.197
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
48
3B
3
.578
.308
33.3%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
41
SP
1
.000
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
13
200
.353
.308
10.5%
8.0%
1.5%
0.9%
.089
.062
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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