1897 Chicago Unions - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1897 Chicago Unions


6 - 2


(1st place in the Independent Clubs )

1894 / 1898 (Team History)

Managed by:
Louis Reynolds (6-2)

Top Hitter


Louis
Reynolds

Top Pitcher


Harry
Moore

League Ranks (4 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
131
1st ERA+
114
3rd
OPS
1.020
1st ERA
4.50
2nd
BA
.384
1st BA
.250
1st
OBP
.410
1st K/BB
0.53
3rd
SLG
.609
1st K%
5.8%
4th
BB%
4.0%
4th BB%
11.0%
4th
K%
HR%
1.8%
1st
ISO
.225
1st WHIP
1.46
3rd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Union Park (Chicago, IL)
W. S. Peters (Owner & Business Manager)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
7
36
32
8
10
2
1
3
8
3
0
1
.313
.371
.719
1.090
143
1B
8
39
36
12
19
0
1
2
11
1
0
2
.528
.541
.750
1.291
193
2B
21
8
42
37
10
14
2
0
1
9
3
0
2
.378
.425
.514
.939
115
3B
27
8
35
31
9
12
5
0
2
11
1
0
3
.387
.406
.742
1.148
156
SS
23
7
37
33
9
12
2
2
1
9
2
0
2
.364
.400
.636
1.036
133
LF
7
32
29
7
14
4
0
0
7
0
0
3
.483
.483
.621
1.103
152
CF
8
37
37
15
16
2
1
1
8
0
0
0
.432
.432
.622
1.054
139
RF
29
2
9
8
2
1
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
.125
.222
.250
.472
9
2B
39
8
40
37
8
8
1
1
0
4
2
0
1
.216
.256
.297
.554
27
C
5
23
22
4
9
2
0
0
5
0
0
1
.409
.409
.500
.909
108
SP
24
5
20
18
7
8
0
0
3
6
1
0
1
.444
.474
.944
1.418
215
11
73
350
320
91
123
21
6
13
80
14
0
16
.384
.410
.609
1.020
131
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
21
2B
42
.396
.370
7.1%
8.3%
2.4%
2.1%
.135
.167
39
2B
40
.246
.370
5.0%
8.3%
0.0%
2.1%
.081
.167
1B
39
.521
.370
2.6%
8.3%
5.1%
2.1%
.222
.167
CF
37
.448
.370
0.0%
8.3%
2.7%
2.1%
.189
.167
23
SS
37
.404
.370
5.4%
8.3%
2.7%
2.1%
.273
.167
C
36
.406
.370
8.3%
8.3%
8.3%
2.1%
.406
.167
27
3B
35
.416
.370
2.9%
8.3%
5.7%
2.1%
.355
.167
LF
32
.441
.370
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
2.1%
.138
.167
C
23
.389
.370
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
2.1%
.091
.167
24
SP
20
.508
.370
5.0%
8.3%
15.0%
2.1%
.500
.167
29
RF
9
.222
.370
11.1%
8.3%
0.0%
2.1%
.125
.167
11
350
.408
.370
4.0%
8.3%
3.7%
2.1%
.225
.167
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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