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)


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
32
2
1
.667
5
5
2
2
0
36.1
12
11
22
0
20
24
0
0
1
147
2.72
163
SP
27
1
3
.250
6
3
1
0
0
27.2
21
14
32
3
12
19
0
0
3
133
4.55
97
SP
36
2
1
.667
3
3
3
0
0
24.0
16
9
24
1
10
13
0
0
3
108
3.38
131
SP
0
4
.000
6
3
2
0
0
22.2
21
14
28
1
12
13
0
0
1
105
5.56
80
SP
28
0
1
.000
5
3
0
0
0
21.2
12
8
21
1
8
7
2
0
0
95
3.32
133
RP
33
0
3
.000
7
2
1
0
1
23.0
20
17
33
0
13
12
2
0
1
115
6.65
67
RP
24
1
1
.500
4
1
0
0
0
12.2
8
5
11
0
9
6
1
0
1
61
3.55
125
RP
36
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
4.0
5
4
4
0
5
2
0
0
0
21
9.00
49
8
6
14
.300
38
20
9
2
2
172.0
115
82
175
6
89
96
5
0
10
785
4.29
103
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
32
SP
36.1
1.16
1.54
16.3%
12.3%
13.6%
9.6%
1.20
1.28
0.0%
0.8%
27
SP
27.2
1.59
1.54
14.3%
12.3%
9.0%
9.6%
1.58
1.28
2.3%
0.8%
36
SP
24.0
1.42
1.54
12.0%
12.2%
9.3%
9.6%
1.30
1.28
0.9%
0.8%
33
RP
23.0
2.00
1.54
10.4%
12.2%
11.3%
9.6%
0.92
1.28
0.0%
0.8%
SP
22.2
1.76
1.54
12.4%
12.2%
11.4%
9.5%
1.08
1.28
1.0%
0.8%
28
SP
21.2
1.34
1.54
7.4%
12.2%
8.4%
9.5%
0.88
1.28
1.1%
0.8%
24
RP
12.2
1.58
1.54
9.8%
12.1%
14.8%
9.5%
0.67
1.28
0.0%
0.8%
36
RP
4.0
2.25
1.54
9.5%
12.0%
23.8%
9.4%
0.40
1.28
0.0%
0.8%
8
172.0
1.53
1.54
12.2%
12.2%
11.3%
9.6%
1.08
1.28
0.8%
0.8%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
32
SP
5
147
120
12
22
3
0
0
5
0
20
24
0
1
6
3
.183
.305
.208
.513
27
SP
6
133
115
21
32
5
0
3
7
0
12
19
0
3
3
3
.278
.362
.400
.762
33
RP
7
115
97
20
33
2
3
0
4
0
13
12
0
1
4
3
.340
.423
.423
.846
36
SP
3
108
91
16
24
6
4
1
0
0
10
13
0
3
4
3
.264
.356
.451
.806
SP
6
105
89
21
28
5
0
1
1
0
12
13
0
1
2
6
.315
.402
.404
.806
28
SP
5
95
83
12
21
4
0
1
2
0
8
7
0
0
4
2
.253
.319
.337
.656
24
RP
4
61
49
8
11
3
0
0
2
0
9
6
0
1
2
1
.224
.356
.286
.642
36
RP
2
21
15
5
4
1
0
0
0
0
5
2
0
0
1
0
.267
.450
.333
.783
8
38
785
659
115
175
29
7
6
21
0
89
96
0
10
26
21
.266
.361
.358
.720
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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