1916 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1916 Chicago American Giants


40 - 26 - 3


(1st place in the Western Independent Clubs )

1911 / 1917 (Team History)

Managed by:
Rube Foster (40-26-3)

Top Hitter


John Henry
Lloyd

Top Pitcher


Dick
Whitworth

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
104
3rd ERA+
93
3rd
OPS
.643
4th ERA
2.61
1st
BA
.253
4th BA
.221
1st
OBP
.327
3rd K/BB
1.26
4th
SLG
.317
4th K%
13.1%
3rd
BB%
8.9%
3rd BB%
10.4%
5th
K%
HR%
0.1%
2nd
ISO
.064
6th WHIP
1.21
2nd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
• 3 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame
Rube Foster (Owner & Business Manager)


Roster
Pos Uni Bats Throws
28
CF
249
6'0"
176
L
R
1/5/1888 (Charlottesville, VA)
10/21/1959 (Bridgeport, CT)
26
2B
167
R
R
6/6/1890 (Omaha, NE)
6/20/1931 (Chicago, IL)
2B
1
24
C
24
R
4/11/1892 (Asheville, NC)
6/14/1940 (Chicago, IL)
24
RP
2
6.0
6'1"
200
R
R
4/15/1892 (Dallas, TX)
SP
0.1
SP
3
9.0
R
28
RF
242
L
R
1888 (Macon, GA)
36
SP
8
18.0
5'9"
230
R
R
9/17/1879 (La Grange, TX)
12/9/1930 (Kankakee, IL)
37
3B
244
5'5"
140
R
R
2/28/1879 (Philadelphia, PA)
1/26/1942 (Chicago, IL)
29
LF
162
50.2
5'11"
172
L
L
7/16/1886 (Washington, PA)
2/13/1949 (Philadelphia, PA)
27
1B
228
5'11"
174
R
R
4/15/1889 (Houston, TX)
5/7/1951 (Logansport, IN)
22
C
9
5'4"
163
R
R
3/7/1894 (Nashville, TN)
33
LF
220
5'8"
170
L
R
10/12/1882 (Buena, VA)
12/19/1951 (Buffalo, NY)
27
SP
58
156.0
6'0"
180
R
R
4/22/1889 (Bryan, TX)
9/22/1926 (Chicago, IL)
32
SS
250
5'11"
180
L
R
4/25/1884 (Palatka, FL)
3/19/1964 (Atlantic City, NJ)
23
SP
3
9.0
6'0"
185
L
L
10/20/1892 (Key West, FL)
12/7/1981 (East Grand Rapids, MI)
30
C
197
5'10"
159
B
R
12/23/1885 (Nashville, TN)
6/28/1941 (Chicago, IL)
SP
6
13.1
24
SP
4
11.1
5'9"
167
R
R
7/22/1891 (Liberty, MO)
11/23/1965 (Wadsworth, KS)
21
C
5
5'8"
174
R
2/5/1895 (Richmond, VA)
4/5/1971 (Bedford, MA)
20
SP
48
121.0
6'5"
215
R
R
8/28/1895 (St. Louis, MO)
3/6/1966 (St. Louis, MO)
28
SP
56
146.2
5'10"
180
R
R
3/18/1888 (Girard, KS)
11/2/1967 (Schenectady, NY)

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