1947 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1947 Chicago American Giants


28 - 61


21 - 52 in the Negro American League

1911 / 1948 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (28-61)

Top Hitter


John
Ritchey

Top Pitcher


Gentry
Jessup

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
78
5th ERA+
103
2nd
OPS
.654
5th ERA
4.29
2nd
BA
.265
3rd BA
.266
2nd
OBP
.325
4th K/BB
1.08
5th
SLG
.329
5th K%
12.2%
3rd
BB%
7.3%
4th BB%
11.3%
5th
K%
HR%
0.8%
3rd
ISO
.064
5th WHIP
1.53
2nd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
24
16
63
56
10
17
2
1
0
8
3
5
1
1
.304
.371
.375
.746
103
1B
33
17
58
49
6
10
2
0
0
9
0
8
0
1
.204
.316
.245
.561
53
2B
28
20
91
87
15
29
3
2
0
11
2
3
1
0
.333
.363
.414
.776
111
3B
24
16
64
55
10
12
3
0
1
4
0
8
0
1
.218
.317
.327
.645
75
SS
18
17
70
66
9
16
2
1
0
5
1
4
0
0
.242
.286
.303
.589
60
LF
21
20
90
77
17
27
5
0
1
7
3
7
3
3
.351
.425
.455
.880
139
CF
32
16
71
68
8
17
3
1
0
3
0
3
0
0
.250
.282
.324
.605
64
RF
26
13
56
50
2
10
2
0
0
5
0
5
0
1
.200
.273
.240
.513
40
1B
29
14
58
51
7
17
2
0
0
9
0
6
0
1
.333
.404
.373
.776
111
LF
33
10
31
28
5
12
1
0
0
5
2
2
0
1
.429
.467
.464
.931
153
C
7
16
14
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.143
.250
.143
.393
8
2B
32
5
14
14
1
6
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.429
.429
.571
1.000
171
C
32
3
14
11
2
2
1
0
0
2
1
3
0
0
.182
.357
.273
.630
72
1B
32
3
13
11
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
2
.091
.091
.091
.182
-51
3B
27
2
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
C
31
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
2B
2
2
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
444
PH
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
32
8
18
18
1
4
2
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
.222
.222
.333
.556
50
RP
24
8
16
16
2
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.125
.125
.125
.250
-32
SP
36
5
12
11
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.273
.333
.273
.606
65
SP
7
11
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
.000
.200
.000
.200
-44
SP
27
6
11
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
28
5
9
9
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.111
.111
.111
.222
-40
RP
36
2
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
444
PH
1
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
444
26
225
798
721
98
191
30
5
2
74
12
58
6
13
.265
.325
.329
.654
78
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
28
2B
91
.370
.350
3.3%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.080
.101
21
LF
90
.410
.350
7.8%
9.4%
1.1%
0.8%
.104
.101
32
CF
71
.289
.350
4.2%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.074
.101
18
SS
70
.286
.350
5.7%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.061
.101
24
3B
64
.312
.350
12.5%
9.4%
1.6%
0.8%
.109
.101
24
C
63
.358
.350
7.9%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.071
.101
29
1B
58
.376
.350
10.3%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.039
.101
33
1B
58
.287
.350
13.8%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.041
.101
26
RF
56
.255
.350
8.9%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.040
.101
33
LF
31
.436
.350
6.5%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.036
.101
32
SP
18
.255
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.111
.101
24
RP
16
.121
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
C
16
.218
.350
12.5%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
32
2B
14
.466
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.143
.101
32
C
14
.331
.350
21.4%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.091
.101
32
1B
13
.074
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
36
SP
12
.307
.350
8.3%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
SP
11
.144
.350
9.1%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
27
SP
11
.000
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
28
SP
9
.107
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
27
3B
4
.000
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
31
C
3
.000
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
2B
2
.483
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
PH
1
.000
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
36
RP
1
.967
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
PH
1
.967
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
26
798
.315
.350
7.3%
9.4%
0.3%
0.8%
.064
.101
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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