1919 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1919 Chicago American Giants


27 - 16


(2nd place in the Western Independent Clubs )

1911 / 1920 (Team History)

Managed by:
Rube Foster (27-16)

Top Hitter


Oscar
Charleston

Top Pitcher


Dick
Whitworth

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
120
1st ERA+
104
3rd
OPS
.720
2nd ERA
2.88
1st
BA
.268
1st BA
.230
1st
OBP
.353
1st K/BB
1.05
4th
SLG
.367
2nd K%
10.3%
2nd
BB%
10.1%
2nd BB%
9.8%
4th
K%
HR%
0.6%
2nd
ISO
.098
3rd WHIP
1.24
2nd

Notes:


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


Fielding
Glossary
Catcher
`
Lg Lg
23
33
263.0
157
37
7
4
3
22
.965
.965
6.64
6.14
-0.1
-0.3
1.5
-1.6
27
15
121.1
52
15
2
2
0
3
.971
.965
4.97
6.14
1.4
11.7
-0.2
1.6
2
48
384.1
209
52
9
6
3
25
.967
.965
6.11
6.14
1.3
3.5
1.3
0.0


Glossary
First Base
`
Lg Lg
30
42
384.1
456
14
12
30
.975
.977
11.01
11.40
-3.8
-10.0
-3.8
1
42
384.1
456
14
12
30
.975
.977
11.01
11.40
-3.8
-10.0
-3.8


Glossary
Second Base
`
Lg Lg
29
42
384.1
102
120
7
21
.969
.949
5.20
5.25
-0.6
-1.6
-0.6
1
42
384.1
102
120
7
21
.969
.949
5.20
5.25
-0.6
-1.6
-0.6


Glossary
Third Base
`
Lg Lg
40
42
384.1
56
95
6
7
.962
.917
3.54
3.54
4.6
12.0
4.6
1
42
384.1
56
95
6
7
.962
.917
3.54
3.54
4.6
12.0
4.6


Glossary
Shortstop
`
Lg Lg
23
42
377.1
77
135
27
20
.887
.890
5.06
4.84
12.3
32.5
12.3
31
1
2.0
0
0
1
0
.000
.890
0.00
4.84
-0.4
-185.7
-0.4
22
1
5.0
0
1
1
0
.500
.890
1.80
4.84
-0.3
-63.7
-0.3
3
44
384.1
77
136
29
20
.880
.890
4.99
4.84
11.6
30.1
11.6


Glossary
Left Field
`
Lg Lg
25
36
317.2
85
6
4
2
.958
.957
2.58
2.06
11.7
36.8
12.9
-1.2
32
8
66.2
10
0
0
0
1.000
.957
1.35
2.06
-3.1
-46.9
-2.1
-1.0
2
44
384.1
95
6
4
2
.962
.957
2.37
2.06
8.6
22.3
10.8
-2.2


Glossary
Center Field
`
Lg Lg
22
40
366.1
96
6
2
3
.981
.955
2.51
2.27
6.3
17.1
6.0
0.3
25
2
18.0
6
0
0
0
1.000
.955
3.00
2.27
0.9
50.2
1.1
-0.2
2
42
384.1
102
6
2
3
.982
.955
2.53
2.27
7.2
18.6
7.1
0.1


Glossary
Right Field
`
Lg Lg
31
23
190.2
28
2
3
0
.909
.938
1.42
1.32
1.7
9.0
2.1
-0.4
32
18
153.2
13
1
1
0
.933
.938
0.82
1.32
-4.8
-31.5
-4.1
-0.7
27
3
27.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.938
0.67
1.32
-1.1
-42.0
-0.9
-0.2
22
1
13.0
2
0
1
0
.667
.938
1.38
1.32
0.1
6.6
0.2
-0.1
23
1
0.0
0
0
0
0
.938
1.32
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
5
46
384.1
45
3
5
0
.906
.938
1.12
1.32
-4.2
-10.9
-2.7
-1.5


Glossary
Pitcher
`
Lg Lg
23
14
95.0
1
29
3
1
.909
.947
2.84
3.30
30
13
79.1
0
25
0
0
1.000
.947
2.84
3.30
46
9
60.1
6
21
1
0
.964
.947
4.03
3.30
32
6
37.0
1
10
1
0
.917
.947
2.68
3.30
27
5
35.0
0
5
1
0
.833
.947
1.29
3.30
25
5
40.2
1
19
2
0
.909
.947
4.43
3.30
22
4
14.1
0
4
0
0
1.000
.947
2.51
3.30
31
2
10.1
0
6
1
0
.857
.947
5.23
3.30
22
1
9.0
0
3
0
0
1.000
.947
3.00
3.30
24
1
3.1
0
1
1
0
.500
.947
2.70
3.30
10
60
384.1
9
123
10
1
.930
.947
3.09
3.30


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
`
0


Glossary
Pinch Runner
`
0



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