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+
79
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)


Fielding
Glossary
Catcher
`
Lg Lg
24
14
12
102.2
70
13
2
3
2
16
.976
.966
7.28
6.60
1.0
9.6
1.3
-0.4
5
4
36.0
25
5
0
2
0
3
1.000
.966
7.50
6.60
1.7
47.5
0.7
1.1
32
3
3
27.1
13
2
0
0
1
2
1.000
.966
4.94
6.60
-1.1
-41.5
-0.3
-0.9
31
1
1
6.0
3
1
0
0
0
0
1.000
.966
6.00
6.60
0.4
59.2
0.2
0.2
4
23
20
172.0
111
21
2
5
3
21
.985
.966
6.91
6.60
1.9
11.2
1.9
-0.0


Glossary
First Base
`
Lg Lg
29
12
12
103.2
122
8
4
12
.970
.983
11.29
10.54
2.0
19.1
2.0
33
5
5
42.1
50
1
2
3
.962
.983
10.84
10.54
-0.6
-13.4
-0.6
32
3
3
25.0
30
3
0
0
1.000
.983
11.88
10.54
1.2
46.3
1.2
24
1
0
0.0
0
0
0
0
.983
10.54
0.0
0.0
0.0
1
0
1.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.983
9.00
10.54
-0.0
-36.1
-0.0
5
22
20
172.0
203
12
6
15
.973
.983
11.25
10.54
2.5
14.8
2.5


Glossary
Second Base
`
Lg Lg
28
17
17
132.2
40
44
4
11
.955
.935
5.70
5.34
-0.5
-3.5
-0.5
32
4
2
26.0
3
7
0
1
1.000
.935
3.46
5.34
-1.1
-41.6
-1.1
24
1
1
9.1
2
4
0
0
1.000
.935
5.79
5.34
0.5
55.6
0.5
1
0
4.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.935
2.25
5.34
-0.8
-205.8
-0.8
4
23
20
172.0
46
55
4
12
.962
.935
5.28
5.34
-1.8
-10.7
-1.8


Glossary
Third Base
`
Lg Lg
24
13
12
102.2
16
18
6
2
.850
.904
2.98
2.94
-2.3
-22.7
-2.3
32
2
2
17.0
0
5
0
0
1.000
.904
2.65
2.94
0.8
49.8
0.8
28
2
2
18.0
3
6
2
0
.818
.904
4.50
2.94
1.3
73.7
1.3
24
2
2
15.1
3
9
2
0
.857
.904
7.04
2.94
3.5
228.4
3.5
33
1
0
2.0
0
0
1
0
.000
.904
0.00
2.94
-0.3
-129.6
-0.3
29
1
1
9.0
1
2
0
0
1.000
.904
3.00
2.94
0.1
5.9
0.1
26
1
0
4.0
0
0
0
0
.904
0.00
2.94
-0.5
-129.6
-0.5
27
1
1
4.0
0
0
0
0
.904
0.00
2.94
-0.5
-129.6
-0.5
8
23
20
172.0
23
40
11
2
.851
.904
3.30
2.94
2.1
12.2
2.1


Glossary
Shortstop
`
Lg Lg
18
17
17
146.2
33
53
9
12
.905
.890
5.28
4.91
4.7
31.8
4.7
32
2
2
17.1
3
6
0
1
1.000
.890
4.67
4.91
0.4
22.5
0.4
27
1
1
6.0
2
1
0
1
1.000
.890
4.50
4.91
-0.5
-87.0
-0.5
1
0
2.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.890
4.50
4.91
-0.4
-188.7
-0.4
4
21
20
172.0
39
60
9
14
.917
.890
5.18
4.91
4.2
24.1
4.2


Glossary
Left Field
`
Lg Lg
21
8
8
61.2
7
0
1
0
.875
.953
1.02
1.76
-2.1
-33.6
-1.8
-0.3
33
7
6
50.1
6
0
0
0
1.000
.953
1.07
1.76
-1.5
-30.1
-1.3
-0.2
33
3
3
27.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.953
1.00
1.76
-0.9
-35.0
-0.8
-0.1
28
2
0
7.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.953
2.57
1.76
0.5
71.5
0.5
-0.0
24
2
2
14.0
4
1
0
1
1.000
.953
3.21
1.76
1.6
116.5
1.1
0.6
1
0
4.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.953
4.50
1.76
0.8
202.2
0.8
-0.0
24
1
1
8.0
0
0
0
0
.953
0.00
1.76
-0.8
-102.8
-0.8
-0.0
7
24
20
172.0
24
1
1
1
.962
.953
1.31
1.76
-2.4
-14.0
-2.3
-0.1


Glossary
Center Field
`
Lg Lg
32
12
12
101.2
22
1
3
0
.885
.938
2.04
2.54
-1.7
-17.1
-1.5
-0.3
21
6
6
53.1
9
1
1
0
.909
.938
1.69
2.54
-2.2
-40.5
-2.3
0.2
33
2
2
17.0
4
0
1
0
.800
.938
2.12
2.54
-0.2
-11.7
-0.1
-0.1
3
20
20
172.0
35
2
5
0
.881
.938
1.94
2.54
-4.1
-23.8
-3.9
-0.2


Glossary
Right Field
`
Lg Lg
26
12
12
101.1
18
2
1
0
.952
.934
1.78
1.54
2.2
21.7
1.7
0.5
21
6
6
51.0
5
2
0
0
1.000
.934
1.24
1.54
-0.7
-14.6
-1.6
0.9
33
1
0
2.0
0
0
0
0
.934
0.00
1.54
-0.2
-99.1
-0.2
-0.0
28
1
1
9.1
1
0
0
0
1.000
.934
0.96
1.54
-0.3
-33.8
-0.2
-0.1
24
1
1
6.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.934
4.50
1.54
1.2
205.9
1.3
-0.0
24
1
0
2.1
0
0
0
0
.934
0.00
1.54
-0.2
-99.1
-0.2
-0.0
6
22
20
172.0
27
4
1
0
.969
.934
1.62
1.54
1.9
11.3
0.7
1.2


Glossary
Pitcher
`
Lg Lg
33
7
2
23.0
2
4
0
0
1.000
.945
2.35
2.52
6
3
22.2
2
0
1
0
.667
.945
0.79
2.52
27
6
3
27.2
0
5
0
0
1.000
.945
1.63
2.52
32
5
5
36.1
1
15
0
0
1.000
.945
3.96
2.52
28
5
3
21.2
0
4
0
0
1.000
.945
1.66
2.52
24
4
1
12.2
1
3
1
0
.800
.945
2.84
2.52
36
3
3
24.0
2
8
0
1
1.000
.945
3.75
2.52
36
2
0
4.0
0
2
0
0
1.000
.945
4.50
2.52
8
38
20
172.0
8
41
2
1
.961
.945
2.56
2.52


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
`
32
3
33
2
24
2
33
1
29
1
1
36
1
1
24
1
32
1
10
14


Glossary
Pinch Runner
`
36
1
1
2
2



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