1926 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1926 Chicago American Giants


57 - 24 - 3


57 - 24 - 3 in the Negro National League I

1911 / 1927 (Team History)

Managed by:
Rube Foster (27-17-1)
Dave Malarcher (30-7-2)

Top Hitter


Jelly
Gardner

Top Pitcher


Willie
Foster

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
89
5th ERA+
131
2nd
OPS
.690
6th ERA
2.74
1st
BA
.270
6th BA
.249
1st
OBP
.337
5th K/BB
1.95
1st
SLG
.353
7th K%
13.1%
1st
BB%
7.9%
4th BB%
6.7%
2nd
K%
HR%
0.9%
2nd
ISO
.083
7th WHIP
1.18
1st

Notes:


• Negro League World Series Champions
• Champions of the Negro National League I
• Second Half Champions of the Negro National League I
• Home Ballpark: Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
• 2 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
22
13
4
.765
27
17
12
5
1
174.2
42
35
115
4
56
111
0
0
7
671
1.80
199
SP
36
11
6
.647
28
12
11
1
4
149.2
55
40
137
5
34
72
0
0
6
616
2.41
149
SP
27
10
4
.714
21
17
10
2
1
137.0
55
45
143
4
30
53
1
1
5
572
2.96
121
SP
26
10
3
.769
21
13
8
0
1
116.1
60
46
108
8
23
77
1
1
8
484
3.56
101
SP
28
4
2
.667
12
8
4
1
1
58.0
22
21
50
4
24
22
1
0
3
238
3.26
110
SP
22
4
4
.500
10
10
1
0
0
55.0
33
29
63
1
25
40
1
0
1
246
4.75
76
SP
20
2
1
.667
7
4
1
0
0
35.1
11
5
42
0
8
14
0
0
0
153
1.27
282
7
54
24
.692
126
81
47
9
8
726.0
278
221
658
26
200
389
4
2
30
2980
2.74
131
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
22
SP
174.2
0.98
1.27
16.5%
11.0%
8.3%
7.5%
1.98
1.46
0.6%
1.5%
36
SP
149.2
1.14
1.27
11.7%
10.9%
5.5%
7.5%
2.12
1.46
0.8%
1.5%
27
SP
137.0
1.26
1.27
9.3%
10.9%
5.2%
7.5%
1.77
1.46
0.7%
1.5%
26
SP
116.1
1.13
1.27
15.9%
10.9%
4.8%
7.4%
3.35
1.46
1.7%
1.5%
28
SP
58.0
1.28
1.27
9.2%
10.7%
10.1%
7.4%
0.92
1.46
1.7%
1.5%
22
SP
55.0
1.60
1.27
16.3%
10.7%
10.2%
7.4%
1.60
1.46
0.4%
1.5%
20
SP
35.1
1.42
1.27
9.2%
10.7%
5.2%
7.3%
1.75
1.46
0.0%
1.5%
7
726.0
1.18
1.27
13.1%
10.9%
6.7%
7.5%
1.95
1.46
0.9%
1.5%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
22
SP
27
671
586
42
115
14
4
4
9
56
111
7
22
12
.196
.274
.254
.529
36
SP
28
616
556
55
137
18
5
5
9
34
72
6
20
9
.246
.297
.324
.621
27
SP
21
572
518
55
143
20
7
4
8
30
53
5
19
11
.276
.322
.365
.687
26
SP
21
484
433
60
108
20
2
8
9
23
77
8
20
6
.249
.300
.360
.660
22
SP
10
246
212
33
63
11
0
1
5
25
40
1
8
8
.297
.374
.363
.737
28
SP
12
238
201
22
50
11
1
4
2
24
22
3
10
4
.249
.338
.373
.711
20
SP
7
153
139
11
42
10
3
0
0
8
14
0
6
4
.302
.340
.417
.757
7
126
2980
2645
278
658
104
22
26
42
200
389
30
105
54
.249
.309
.334
.643
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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