1917 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1917 Chicago American Giants


49 - 14 - 2


(1st place in the Western Independent Clubs )

1911 / 1918 (Team History)

Managed by:
Rube Foster (49-14-2)

Top Hitter


John Henry
Lloyd

Top Pitcher


Dick
Redding

League Ranks (9 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
108
4th ERA+
117
1st
OPS
.600
3rd ERA
1.56
1st
BA
.228
4th BA
.197
1st
OBP
.313
3rd K/BB
1.72
1st
SLG
.288
4th K%
13.0%
1st
BB%
9.7%
3rd BB%
7.6%
3rd
K%
HR%
0.1%
5th
ISO
.059
4th WHIP
1.00
1st

Notes:


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


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
21
40
129
109
10
27
7
0
0
12
2
15
1
4
.248
.344
.312
.656
128
1B
28
54
200
170
21
46
12
0
0
23
3
19
1
10
.271
.347
.341
.689
139
SP
21
9
28
28
1
6
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.214
.214
.250
.464
62
LF
29
54
221
190
23
42
5
2
0
13
8
19
3
9
.221
.302
.268
.570
98
SP
37
4
15
14
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.071
.071
.071
.143
-50
2B
27
58
250
215
33
43
4
0
0
12
17
24
0
11
.200
.280
.219
.499
73
SP
29
4
13
12
2
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.250
.308
.250
.558
94
RF
29
58
246
219
31
49
9
0
1
24
7
20
4
3
.224
.300
.279
.579
101
SP
29
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
3B
38
57
211
174
21
35
7
2
0
15
5
26
6
5
.201
.325
.264
.590
105
SP
20
16
49
41
1
6
1
0
0
0
0
4
0
4
.146
.222
.171
.393
36
SS
33
57
228
206
26
62
12
7
1
39
6
15
0
7
.301
.348
.442
.790
175
SP
28
13
37
29
3
4
1
0
0
3
1
5
1
2
.138
.286
.172
.458
59
C
31
42
140
122
9
19
3
0
0
6
3
11
1
6
.156
.231
.180
.412
43
SP
21
1
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
132
SP
27
22
60
56
7
16
2
0
0
8
0
1
0
3
.286
.298
.321
.620
116
CF
34
58
245
193
29
47
8
3
0
25
9
41
2
9
.244
.381
.316
.697
142
17
548
2078
1784
218
407
72
14
2
182
61
201
19
74
.228
.313
.288
.600
108
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
27
2B
250
.248
.283
9.6%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.019
.060
29
RF
246
.293
.283
8.1%
8.0%
0.4%
0.2%
.055
.060
34
CF
245
.346
.283
16.7%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.073
.060
33
SS
228
.377
.283
6.6%
8.0%
0.4%
0.2%
.141
.060
29
LF
221
.281
.283
8.6%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.047
.060
38
3B
211
.301
.283
12.3%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.063
.060
28
1B
200
.330
.283
9.5%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.071
.060
31
C
140
.208
.283
7.9%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.025
.060
21
C
129
.325
.283
11.6%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.064
.060
27
SP
60
.291
.283
1.7%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.036
.060
20
SP
49
.191
.283
8.2%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.024
.060
28
SP
37
.241
.283
13.5%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.034
.060
21
SP
28
.229
.283
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.036
.060
37
SP
15
.066
.283
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.060
29
SP
13
.285
.283
7.7%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.060
21
SP
3
.329
.283
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.060
29
SP
3
.000
.283
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.060
17
2078
.296
.283
9.7%
8.0%
0.1%
0.2%
.059
.060
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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