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)


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
23
10
2
.833
14
9
8
2
1
95.0
28
17
71
2
45
56
0
0
384
1.61
187
SP
30
4
4
.500
13
9
5
0
0
79.1
39
33
67
3
28
26
0
1
327
3.74
80
SP
46
5
2
.714
9
6
5
0
0
60.1
25
21
50
2
26
22
0
0
255
3.13
96
SP
25
3
1
.750
5
5
4
0
0
40.2
20
13
32
2
20
24
0
3
175
2.88
104
SP
32
2
1
.667
6
3
2
0
0
37.0
21
13
34
0
12
9
0
2
156
3.16
95
SP
27
1
2
.333
5
4
3
0
0
35.0
18
12
35
0
9
13
0
0
149
3.09
97
SP
22
1
2
.333
4
3
0
0
0
14.1
10
7
17
0
9
6
0
0
71
4.40
68
SP
31
0
1
.000
2
1
1
0
0
10.1
5
4
7
0
1
3
0
0
39
3.48
86
SP
22
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
2
1
4
1
3
5
0
1
34
1.00
300
SP
24
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
3.1
3
2
3
0
5
2
0
0
16
5.40
56
10
27
15
.643
60
42
29
2
1
384.1
171
123
320
10
158
166
0
7
1606
2.88
104
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
23
SP
95.0
1.22
1.23
14.6%
11.1%
11.7%
8.9%
1.24
1.25
0.5%
1.0%
30
SP
79.1
1.20
1.23
8.0%
11.0%
8.6%
8.8%
0.93
1.25
0.9%
1.0%
46
SP
60.1
1.26
1.23
8.6%
10.9%
10.2%
8.7%
0.85
1.25
0.8%
1.0%
25
SP
40.2
1.28
1.23
13.7%
10.7%
11.4%
8.6%
1.20
1.25
1.1%
1.0%
32
SP
37.0
1.24
1.23
5.8%
10.7%
7.7%
8.6%
0.75
1.25
0.0%
1.0%
27
SP
35.0
1.26
1.23
8.7%
10.7%
6.0%
8.6%
1.44
1.25
0.0%
1.0%
22
SP
14.1
1.81
1.23
8.5%
10.5%
12.7%
8.5%
0.67
1.25
0.0%
1.0%
31
SP
10.1
0.77
1.23
7.7%
10.5%
2.6%
8.4%
3.00
1.25
0.0%
1.0%
22
SP
9.0
0.78
1.23
14.7%
10.5%
8.8%
8.4%
1.67
1.25
2.9%
1.0%
24
SP
3.1
2.40
1.23
12.5%
10.4%
31.3%
8.4%
0.40
1.25
0.0%
1.0%
10
384.1
1.24
1.23
10.3%
10.9%
9.8%
8.7%
1.05
1.25
0.6%
1.0%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
23
SP
14
384
327
28
71
7
2
2
6
45
56
0
12
15
.217
.312
.269
.581
30
SP
13
327
288
39
67
8
2
3
7
28
26
1
10
5
.233
.303
.306
.608
46
SP
9
255
220
25
50
5
3
2
5
26
22
0
9
3
.227
.309
.305
.613
25
SP
5
175
145
20
32
2
7
2
2
20
24
3
7
3
.221
.327
.372
.700
32
SP
6
156
139
21
34
1
2
0
3
12
9
2
3
3
.245
.314
.281
.594
27
SP
5
149
133
18
35
3
2
0
2
9
13
0
7
4
.263
.310
.316
.626
22
SP
4
71
61
10
17
0
0
0
0
9
6
0
1
2
.279
.371
.279
.650
31
SP
2
39
37
5
7
1
2
0
0
1
3
0
1
0
.189
.211
.324
.535
22
SP
1
34
29
2
4
0
0
1
0
3
5
1
1
1
.138
.242
.241
.484
24
SP
1
16
10
3
3
1
0
0
0
5
2
0
1
0
.300
.533
.400
.933
10
60
1606
1389
171
320
28
20
10
25
158
166
7
52
36
.230
.312
.301
.613
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James