1908 Chicago Union Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1908 Chicago Union Giants


5 - 4


(2nd place in the Western Independent Clubs )

1894 / 1911 (Team History)

Managed by:
W. S. Peters (5-4)

Top Hitter


Albert
Toney

Top Pitcher


Frank
Talbott

League Ranks (3 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
83
2nd ERA+
123
1st
OPS
.798
1st ERA
3.96
2nd
BA
.283
2nd BA
.251
1st
OBP
.347
2nd K/BB
1.76
2nd
SLG
.450
1st K%
8.9%
2nd
BB%
7.9%
2nd BB%
5.1%
1st
K%
HR%
1.8%
3rd
ISO
.168
2nd WHIP
1.20
1st

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: No Home Ballpark
W. S. Peters (Owner & Business Manager)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
25
6
27
23
5
7
2
0
0
4
0
3
1
0
.304
.407
.391
.799
86
1B
9
41
35
10
11
1
0
1
10
1
5
0
1
.314
.400
.429
.829
92
2B
23
9
38
37
6
10
2
1
0
8
2
0
0
1
.270
.270
.378
.649
48
3B
9
42
37
7
11
0
1
0
5
1
3
1
1
.297
.366
.351
.717
67
SS
29
6
31
25
9
12
4
0
2
7
3
4
1
1
.480
.567
.880
1.447
228
LF
8
40
33
9
8
2
3
0
3
4
4
0
3
.242
.324
.485
.809
84
CF
29
8
39
35
8
9
4
0
2
9
2
4
0
0
.257
.333
.543
.876
98
RF
33
3
14
12
4
4
4
0
0
4
1
1
0
1
.333
.385
.667
1.051
137
LF
30
5
24
23
2
5
1
1
0
5
1
1
0
0
.217
.250
.348
.598
36
RF
3
12
11
3
5
0
0
0
3
0
1
0
0
.455
.500
.455
.955
123
SS
22
3
12
10
2
2
0
1
0
1
0
1
0
1
.200
.273
.400
.673
53
RF
3
10
10
1
2
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.400
.600
35
C
23
2
8
6
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.000
.143
.000
.143
-63
SP
3
12
11
1
4
3
0
0
3
0
0
0
1
.364
.364
.636
1.000
126
SP
2
8
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
22
2
4
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.000
.333
.000
.333
-15
SP
1
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
2
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
132
18
84
367
322
70
91
23
8
5
63
15
29
3
13
.283
.347
.450
.798
83
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
29
SS
31
.588
.379
12.9%
9.0%
6.5%
0.9%
.400
.158
33
RF
14
.415
.379
7.1%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.333
.158
29
CF
39
.377
.379
10.3%
9.0%
5.1%
0.9%
.286
.158
SP
12
.393
.379
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.273
.158
LF
40
.325
.379
10.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.242
.158
RF
10
.250
.379
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.200
.158
22
SS
12
.270
.379
8.3%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.200
.158
30
LF
24
.265
.379
4.2%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.130
.158
1B
41
.372
.379
12.2%
9.0%
2.4%
0.9%
.114
.158
23
2B
38
.278
.379
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.108
.158
25
C
27
.377
.379
11.1%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.087
.158
3B
42
.329
.379
7.1%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.054
.158
SP
2
.462
.379
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.158
SP
3
.000
.379
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.158
RF
12
.447
.379
8.3%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.158
22
SP
4
.187
.379
25.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.158
SP
8
.000
.379
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.158
23
C
8
.093
.379
12.5%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.158
18
367
.344
.379
7.9%
9.0%
1.4%
0.9%
.168
.158
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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