1945 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1945 Chicago American Giants


41 - 45


38 - 43 in the Negro American League

1944 / 1946 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (41-45)

Top Hitter


Art
Pennington

Top Pitcher


Gentry
Jessup

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
106
1st ERA+
86
5th
OPS
.688
1st ERA
4.38
5th
BA
.271
1st BA
OBP
.333
1st K/BB
1.30
5th
SLG
.355
3rd K%
11.5%
3rd
BB%
8.3%
1st BB%
8.8%
6th
K%
HR%
ISO
.084
4th WHIP
1.37
4th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
31
24
78
72
7
18
3
0
0
8
0
4
1
1
.250
.299
.292
.590
77
1B
22
29
126
108
22
34
6
2
1
18
6
17
0
1
.315
.408
.435
.843
152
2B
29
25
116
105
18
34
2
1
1
9
4
10
0
1
.324
.383
.390
.773
131
3B
23
22
87
78
17
21
4
0
1
14
0
9
0
0
.269
.345
.359
.704
111
SS
27
28
118
106
19
31
1
3
0
16
1
10
0
2
.292
.353
.358
.712
113
LF
31
26
109
99
20
22
6
2
0
10
0
7
1
2
.222
.280
.323
.604
80
CF
35
30
127
116
11
28
5
1
0
10
0
10
0
1
.241
.302
.302
.603
81
RF
31
132
124
22
42
4
3
2
23
0
8
0
0
.339
.379
.468
.847
152
2B
15
55
47
11
11
0
4
0
3
0
8
0
0
.234
.345
.404
.750
124
C
38
11
42
41
6
10
1
2
0
5
0
1
0
0
.244
.262
.366
.628
86
1B
37
9
37
34
2
11
2
0
0
4
1
2
0
1
.324
.361
.382
.743
122
1B
34
8
18
18
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.056
.056
.056
.111
-67
LF
16
6
16
12
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
1
.083
.267
.083
.350
8
PH
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
199
SS
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
PH
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
30
11
30
29
3
6
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
.207
.233
.207
.440
32
SP
38
12
23
19
4
9
2
1
0
6
0
4
0
0
.474
.565
.684
1.249
272
SP
25
9
17
16
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.063
.118
.063
.180
-45
SP
31
7
12
11
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.091
.091
.091
.182
-46
SP
7
11
9
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
.222
.364
.222
.586
78
RP
31
6
10
10
0
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.300
.300
.300
.600
80
RP
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
PH
2
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
100
PR
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
C
22
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
C
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
27
325
1173
1063
167
288
36
19
5
132
12
97
2
11
.271
.333
.355
.688
106
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
RF
132
.394
.313
6.1%
6.9%
1.5%
0.6%
.129
.088
35
CF
127
.289
.313
7.9%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.060
.088
22
1B
126
.396
.313
13.5%
6.9%
0.8%
0.6%
.120
.088
27
SS
118
.334
.313
8.5%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.066
.088
29
2B
116
.366
.313
8.6%
6.9%
0.9%
0.6%
.067
.088
31
LF
109
.282
.313
6.4%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.101
.088
23
3B
87
.338
.313
10.3%
6.9%
1.1%
0.6%
.090
.088
31
C
78
.282
.313
5.1%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.042
.088
2B
55
.352
.313
14.5%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.170
.088
38
C
42
.288
.313
2.4%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.122
.088
37
1B
37
.343
.313
5.4%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.059
.088
30
SP
30
.214
.313
3.3%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.088
38
SP
23
.567
.313
17.4%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.211
.088
34
1B
18
.053
.313
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.088
25
SP
17
.100
.313
5.9%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.088
16
LF
16
.199
.313
18.8%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.088
31
SP
12
.079
.313
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.088
SP
11
.308
.313
18.2%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.088
31
RP
10
.284
.313
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.088
PH
3
.316
.313
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.088
PH
2
.474
.313
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.088
SS
2
.000
.313
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.088
RP
1
.000
.313
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.088
PH
1
.000
.313
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.088
PR
.000
.313
6.9%
0.6%
.088
C
.000
.313
6.9%
0.6%
.088
22
C
.000
.313
6.9%
0.6%
.088
27
1173
.325
.313
8.3%
6.9%
0.4%
0.6%
.084
.088
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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