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+
119
1st
OPS
.600
3rd ERA
1.53
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)


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
27
14
3
.824
22
16
15
5
3
153.2
19
12
87
0
44
111
0
1
587
0.70
258
SP
20
13
2
.867
16
14
12
3
1
126.2
26
18
77
2
29
57
0
3
487
1.28
142
SP
28
7
3
.700
13
12
8
3
0
98.0
34
28
83
1
34
38
0
1
402
2.57
71
SP
21
3
4
.429
9
8
5
0
0
73.0
28
17
56
0
23
30
0
1
292
2.10
87
SP
29
2
1
.667
4
3
3
1
0
29.2
8
4
28
0
10
14
0
0
122
1.21
149
SP
37
2
1
.667
3
3
3
0
0
27.0
11
10
21
0
11
11
0
0
111
3.33
54
SP
21
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
3
0
8
0
2
6
0
1
40
0.00
SP
29
1
0
1.000
1
1
0
0
0
7.0
1
0
5
0
4
3
0
0
29
0.00
8
43
14
.754
69
58
47
12
4
524.0
130
89
365
3
157
270
0
7
2070
1.53
119
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
27
SP
153.2
0.85
0.96
18.9%
12.6%
7.5%
7.5%
2.52
1.68
0.0%
0.3%
20
SP
126.2
0.84
0.96
11.7%
12.4%
6.0%
7.4%
1.97
1.68
0.4%
0.2%
28
SP
98.0
1.19
0.96
9.5%
12.3%
8.5%
7.3%
1.12
1.68
0.2%
0.2%
21
SP
73.0
1.08
0.96
10.3%
12.1%
7.9%
7.2%
1.30
1.68
0.0%
0.2%
29
SP
29.2
1.28
0.96
11.5%
11.8%
8.2%
7.0%
1.40
1.68
0.0%
0.2%
37
SP
27.0
1.19
0.96
9.9%
11.8%
9.9%
7.0%
1.00
1.68
0.0%
0.2%
21
SP
9.0
1.11
0.96
15.0%
11.7%
5.0%
7.0%
3.00
1.68
0.0%
0.2%
29
SP
7.0
1.29
0.96
10.3%
11.7%
13.8%
7.0%
0.75
1.68
0.0%
0.2%
8
524.0
1.00
0.96
13.0%
12.3%
7.6%
7.3%
1.72
1.68
0.1%
0.2%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
27
SP
22
587
531
19
87
8
8
0
5
44
111
1
11
6
.164
.229
.209
.438
20
SP
16
487
441
26
77
7
1
2
7
29
57
3
14
4
.175
.230
.209
.439
28
SP
13
402
359
34
83
17
1
1
6
34
38
1
9
7
.231
.299
.292
.592
21
SP
9
292
259
28
56
7
7
0
1
23
30
1
9
9
.216
.283
.297
.580
29
SP
4
122
107
8
28
5
1
0
0
10
14
0
5
3
.262
.325
.327
.652
37
SP
3
111
96
11
21
2
0
0
0
11
11
0
4
2
.219
.299
.240
.539
21
SP
1
40
34
3
8
0
0
0
1
2
6
1
3
1
.235
.297
.235
.533
29
SP
1
29
23
1
5
0
0
0
2
4
3
0
2
1
.217
.333
.217
.551
8
69
2070
1850
130
365
46
18
3
22
157
270
7
57
33
.197
.263
.246
.509
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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