1947 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1947 Chicago American Giants


28 - 60


21 - 51 in the Negro American League

1911 / 1948 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (28-60)

Top Hitter


John
Ritchey

Top Pitcher


Gentry
Jessup

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
84
3rd ERA+
98
2nd
OPS
.657
4th ERA
4.30
3rd
BA
.266
2nd BA
.270
3rd
OBP
.325
4th K/BB
1.15
5th
SLG
.332
4th K%
12.8%
3rd
BB%
7.2%
5th BB%
11.1%
6th
K%
HR%
0.6%
1st
ISO
.066
5th WHIP
1.54
5th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)


Roster
Pos Uni Bats Throws
32
CF
62
14
5'9"
170
L
R
4/27/1915 (Madison, MS)
4/15/1974 (Carbondale, IL)
33
LF
23
3
5'8"
180
R
R
2/19/1914 (New Orleans, LA)
4/1/2006 (Houston, TX)
29
1B
57
5
6'0"
187
L
R
3/11/1918 (Birmingham, AL)
1/23/2005 (Birmingham, AL)
33
1B
49
23.0
19
6'2"
200
L
L
2/15/1914 (Evansville, IN)
5/14/1985 (Uniontown, KY)
21
LF
81
7
6'2"
167
L
R
5/2/1926 (New Castle, AL)
4/4/1977 (death place unknown)
32
SP
18
36.1
17
6'2"
195
R
R
7/11/1914 (Mount Airy, NC)
3/23/1998 (Springfield, MO)
PH
1
SP
11
22.2
18
36
SP
8
15.0
16
5'9"
180
R
R
3/25/1911 (Kansas City, MO)
1/1971 (Kansas City, KS)
29
2B
81
15
L
R
7/15/1917 (Chicago, IL)
7/16/1984 (Southfield, MI)
PH
1
27
SP
11
27.2
12
5'11"
172
R
R
2/20/1920 (Leavenworth, KS)
11/10/2015 (Lemon Grove, CA)
26
RF
56
6
6'2"
195
L
R
5/8/1921 (Clinton, KY)
5/24/2002 (Chicago, IL)
18
SS
62
10
6'0"
185
R
R
12/15/1928 (San Antonio, TX)
4/13/1996 (San Antonio, TX)
24
3B
60
2
6'3"
230
R
R
8/11/1922 (San Antonio, TX)
5/24/2013 (San Antonio, TX)
2B
2
4
R
R
31
C
3
5'11"
167
10/6/1915 (Clarendon, AR)
7/1976 (St. Louis, MO)
24
LF
14
8.2
1
L
R
10/20/1922 (McComb, MS)
7/6/2001 (Chicago, IL)
24
C
58
9
5'10"
180
L
R
1/5/1923 (San Diego, CA)
1/14/2003 (Chula Vista, CA)
27
3B
4
3/27/1920 (Little Rock, AR)
4/5/2013 (Grand Rapids, MI)
28
SP
8
17.2
11
6'2"
185
L
R
3/14/1919 (Benton, LA)
12/10/2000 (Shreveport, LA)
C
13
8
R
R
32
1B
8
5'9"
147
R
R
6/22/1915 (Olive Branch, TN)
6/17/2013 (Georgetown, OH)
2B
14
5'10"
155
R
R
36
RP
1
4.0
6'1"
180
R
R
5/7/1911 (Clarksville, TN)
10/23/1993 (Clarksville, TN)
32
C
14
R
R
1915 (birthplace unknown)

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