1944 Homestead Grays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1944 Homestead Grays


63 - 29 - 3


47 - 24 - 3 in the Negro National League II

1918 / 1945 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (63-29-3)

Top Hitter


Buck
Leonard

Top Pitcher


Ray
Brown

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
108
1st ERA+
104
4th
OPS
.775
1st ERA
3.85
3rd
BA
.292
2nd BA
OBP
.363
2nd K/BB
1.40
3rd
SLG
.412
1st K%
9.5%
3rd
BB%
9.7%
1st BB%
6.8%
3rd
K%
HR%
ISO
.119
1st WHIP
1.35
3rd

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
SP
2
4.1
33
SS
248
1.2
5
5'9"
165
R
R
9/18/1910 (Sulligent, AL)
7/24/1976 (Pittsburgh, PA)
26
3B
100
1.0
19
5'11"
155
R
R
3/17/1918 (Rocky Mount, NC)
3/1/1973 (Rocky Mount, NC)
41
LF
250
1
5'11"
157
B
L
5/17/1903 (Starkville, MS)
3/7/1991 (St. Louis, MO)
34
CF
249
2
5'9"
165
B
R
11/9/1909 (Montgomery, AL)
11/23/1974 (Detroit, MI)
22
SP
2
7.0
6'3"
215
L
R
7/31/1921 (East Carnegie, PA)
1/12/1996 (Richmond, VA)
24
SP
2
4.0
6'2"
202
L
36
SP
90
136.0
11
6'1"
195
B
R
2/23/1908 (McDonald Township, OH)
2/8/1965 (Dayton, OH)
42
3B
146
7
5'10"
180
R
R
3/6/1902 (Norfolk, VA)
12/3/1981 (Fort Myers, FL)
34
2B
1
5'6"
145
R
R
2/5/1910 (Wenonah, AL)
11/18/1972 (Pittsburgh, PA)
41
SP
29
75.0
7
5'11"
176
L
R
12/8/1902 (Harpersville, AL)
1/23/1974 (Birmingham, AL)
26
1B
5
6'3"
188
R
R
7/3/1917 (Piper, AL)
5/21/1997 (Birmingham, AL)
34
C
66
14
6'1"
185
R
R
3/19/1910 (Chattanooga, TN)
2/11/2000 (Pittsburgh, PA)
32
C
197
20
6'1"
213
R
R
12/21/1911 (Buena Vista, GA)
1/20/1947 (Pittsburgh, PA)
39
LF
30
3
5'10"
168
L
R
6/10/1905 (Calhoun, AL)
2/23/1978 (Los Angeles, CA)
SP
0.2
26
RF
195
55.0
6
6'1"
175
L
R
8/3/1917 (Greenwood, MS)
4/2/1970 (Flint, MI)
31
SP
10
24.0
5'11"
173
R
R
1/19/1913 (Ocala, FL)
5/19/2000 (Bronx, NY)
34
2B
107
18
5'10"
165
R
R
9/13/1909 (Washington, DC)
2/14/1980 (Washington, DC)
29
SP
20
61.2
16
R
27
RF
2
6'3"
218
11/15/1916 (birthplace unknown)
1/29/1969 (Binghamton, NY)
36
1B
214
4
5'10"
185
L
L
9/8/1907 (Rocky Mount, NC)
11/27/1997 (Rocky Mount, NC)
24
2B
33
12
5'9"
150
R
R
8/4/1919 (Gretna, LA)
5/17/2003 (Gretna, LA)
33
SP
29
63.1
10
5'11"
215
B
L
9/15/1910 (Catskill, NY)
2/19/1997 (Catskill, NY)
30
SP
22
39.0
6'0"
200
B
L
12/6/1913 (Atlanta, GA)
2/3/1998 (Decatur, GA)
29
RF
27
5'10"
165
L
R
11/10/1914 (Griffin, GA)
3/13/1961 (Oakland, CA)
SP
12
12.2
15
L
L
48
3B
69
8
5'8"
190
L
R
2/28/1896 (Remington, VA)
6/24/1963 (Washington, DC)
27
SP
5
14.1
5'11"
175
R
R
11/28/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
5/4/1990 (Jackson, MS)

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