1897 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1897 Season


Independent Clubs


1896 / 1898

Top Hitter


Louis
Reynolds

Top Pitcher


William
Selden

Leaders

WHIP

# Player Team WHIP
1
CXG
0.94
2
CU
1.00
3
CU
1.13
4
PFG
1.38
5
CXG
1.61
6
CBG
1.75
7
CU
1.78
8
CU
1.83
9
CXG
2.00
10
CBG
2.12


Opponent's Batting

Throws:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
IND
9
326
276
76
69
12
1
6
36
19
3
11
6
.250
.343
.366
.709
2
IND
5
208
190
39
53
9
3
5
11
27
0
7
4
.279
.318
.437
.755
3
IND
6
180
156
56
68
10
5
7
13
12
0
11
3
.436
.479
.699
1.178
4
IND
1
35
35
7
11
4
0
1
0
9
0
0
0
.314
.314
.514
.829
4
1
21
749
657
178
201
35
9
19
60
67
3
29
13
.306
.367
.473
.840



Players
# Team Role
1
CU
SP
4
141
117
34
34
6
0
1
19
8
0
5
2
.291
.390
.368
.757
2
CXG
SP
2
87
82
15
28
5
2
1
1
9
0
4
1
.341
.349
.488
.837
3
CXG
SP
2
74
69
10
13
1
1
1
4
14
0
1
1
.188
.233
.275
.508
4
CU
RP
2
72
62
21
13
2
0
1
5
3
3
2
1
.210
.300
.290
.590
5
CU
SP
2
71
61
9
10
1
0
3
8
6
0
2
2
.164
.261
.328
.589
6
CBG
SP
1
49
44
11
20
4
0
0
2
2
0
3
1
.455
.478
.545
1.024
7
CXG
SP
1
47
39
14
12
3
0
3
6
4
0
2
2
.308
.400
.615
1.015
8
CU
SP
1
42
36
12
12
3
1
1
4
2
0
2
1
.333
.400
.556
.956
9
CBG
SP
1
39
29
10
6
2
2
0
8
1
0
2
1
.207
.378
.414
.792
10
PFG
SP
1
35
35
7
11
4
0
1
0
9
0
0
0
.314
.314
.514
.829
11
CBG
RP
1
28
26
7
12
0
0
1
0
2
0
2
0
.462
.462
.577
1.038
12
CBG
RP
1
26
24
10
11
2
2
3
1
2
0
1
1
.458
.480
1.083
1.563
13
CBG
SP
1
23
19
11
11
2
1
2
2
2
0
2
0
.579
.619
1.105
1.724
14
CBG
SP
1
15
14
7
8
0
0
1
0
3
0
1
0
.571
.571
.786
1.357
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James