1928 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1928 Chicago American Giants


58 - 40 - 1


55 - 38 - 1 in the Negro National League I

1911 / 1929 (Team History)

Managed by:
Dave Malarcher (40-21-1)
George Harney (18-19)

Top Hitter


Pythias
Russ

Top Pitcher


Willie
Powell

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
93
4th ERA+
104
3rd
OPS
.665
6th ERA
2.99
1st
BA
.276
5th BA
.253
2nd
OBP
.327
6th K/BB
1.82
3rd
SLG
.339
7th K%
11.2%
2nd
BB%
5.6%
6th BB%
6.2%
4th
K%
HR%
0.8%
2nd
ISO
.062
7th WHIP
1.21
2nd

Notes:


• Second Half Champions of the Negro National League I
• Home Ballpark: Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
• 1 member of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Fielding
Glossary
Catcher
`
Lg Lg
27
43
315.1
176
34
9
4
4
29
.959
.967
5.99
5.59
2.8
8.9
2.5
0.3
32
22
176.0
108
18
1
1
1
12
.992
.967
6.44
5.59
3.2
18.3
1.0
2.2
24
9
69.0
37
2
1
0
0
4
.975
.967
5.09
5.59
-0.2
-2.9
-1.7
1.5
36
8
65.2
27
6
1
0
2
5
.971
.967
4.52
5.59
-1.8
-27.9
0.1
-1.9
21
5
27.0
14
3
1
0
0
2
.944
.967
5.67
5.59
0.9
31.6
0.3
0.6
29
1
16.0
1
5
1
0
2
0
.857
.967
3.38
5.59
-1.5
-93.9
1.5
-3.0
25
1
9.0
13
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
.967
13.00
5.59
-0.1
-15.1
-0.3
0.2
7
89
678.0
376
68
14
5
9
52
.969
.967
5.89
5.59
3.2
4.7
3.2
0.0


Glossary
First Base
`
Lg Lg
36
28
216.1
259
15
6
10
.979
.983
11.40
11.24
1.1
5.2
1.1
32
26
202.1
234
10
5
7
.980
.983
10.85
11.24
-1.6
-8.0
-1.6
32
26
224.2
219
9
0
8
1.000
.983
9.13
11.24
-4.2
-18.6
-4.2
27
6
30.2
34
0
1
1
.971
.983
9.98
11.24
-1.2
-39.5
-1.2
27
1
3.0
6
0
0
1
1.000
.983
18.00
11.24
0.0
-15.5
0.0
24
1
1.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.983
9.00
11.24
0.0
-42.4
0.0
6
88
678.0
753
34
12
27
.985
.983
10.45
11.24
-6.0
-8.8
-6.0


Glossary
Second Base
`
Lg Lg
25
64
560.1
158
180
9
19
.974
.942
5.43
5.43
-0.5
-1.0
-0.5
32
12
101.0
22
42
3
1
.955
.942
5.70
5.43
5.7
56.7
5.7
27
2
11.2
2
8
0
0
1.000
.942
7.71
5.43
2.6
221.4
2.6
28
1
5.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.942
3.60
5.43
-1.0
-196.9
-1.0
4
79
678.0
184
230
12
20
.972
.942
5.50
5.43
6.8
10.0
6.8


Glossary
Third Base
`
Lg Lg
33
31
269.1
34
53
7
4
.926
.924
2.91
2.95
2.1
7.8
2.1
28
27
233.2
30
47
3
1
.963
.924
2.97
2.95
2.4
10.4
2.4
32
14
108.0
17
20
7
2
.841
.924
3.08
2.95
0.1
0.7
0.1
27
7
46.1
4
13
3
0
.850
.924
3.30
2.95
2.7
58.9
2.7
27
2
18.0
3
3
1
0
.857
.924
3.00
2.95
-0.2
-10.6
-0.2
25
1
2.2
0
0
0
0
.924
0.00
2.95
-0.3
-112.3
-0.3
6
82
678.0
88
136
21
7
.914
.924
2.97
2.95
6.8
10.1
6.8


Glossary
Shortstop
`
Lg Lg
24
62
545.0
147
210
24
20
.937
.921
5.90
5.70
9.5
17.5
9.5
32
9
80.0
15
17
4
2
.889
.921
3.60
5.70
-7.0
-87.9
-7.0
28
3
27.0
7
11
0
2
1.000
.921
6.00
5.70
0.8
31.0
0.8
27
3
16.0
3
5
1
0
.889
.921
4.50
5.70
-0.4
-26.9
-0.4
32
1
1.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.921
9.00
5.70
-0.2
-217.5
-0.2
25
1
9.0
2
1
0
0
1.000
.921
3.00
5.70
-1.3
-149.7
-1.3
6
79
678.0
175
244
29
24
.935
.921
5.56
5.70
1.4
2.0
1.4


Glossary
Left Field
`
Lg Lg
33
38
346.0
59
1
0
1
1.000
.951
1.56
1.75
-2.4
-6.8
-0.9
-1.4
34
23
187.1
29
2
1
0
.969
.951
1.49
1.75
-2.2
-11.5
-2.3
0.1
27
11
82.2
20
0
0
0
1.000
.951
2.18
1.75
2.9
34.9
3.4
-0.5
32
4
17.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.951
1.59
1.75
-0.1
-5.0
0.0
-0.1
28
3
21.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.951
0.86
1.75
-1.1
-54.6
-1.0
-0.1
34
3
21.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.951
1.71
1.75
0.1
3.5
0.2
-0.1
32
1
3.0
0
0
0
0
.951
0.00
1.75
-0.3
-112.7
-0.3
0.0
7
83
678.0
117
3
1
1
.992
.951
1.59
1.75
-3.1
-4.6
-0.9
-2.2


Glossary
Center Field
`
Lg Lg
32
50
434.0
121
12
2
0
.985
.963
2.76
2.52
11.6
26.8
8.4
3.2
28
22
193.0
66
4
2
0
.972
.963
3.26
2.52
11.8
60.9
11.2
0.6
27
3
24.0
5
0
0
0
1.000
.963
1.88
2.52
-0.8
-33.7
-0.6
-0.2
33
3
27.0
9
0
1
0
.900
.963
3.00
2.52
1.2
42.6
1.4
-0.3
4
78
678.0
201
16
5
0
.977
.963
2.88
2.52
23.7
35.0
20.4
3.3


Glossary
Right Field
`
Lg Lg
32
33
277.0
44
4
3
1
.941
.943
1.56
1.59
0.8
2.7
0.7
0.1
34
33
260.2
38
4
1
1
.977
.943
1.45
1.59
-1.2
-4.7
-1.5
0.2
27
14
95.0
23
1
0
0
1.000
.943
2.27
1.59
4.8
51.0
5.1
-0.2
38
4
18.1
1
0
0
0
1.000
.943
0.49
1.59
-1.3
-70.0
-1.1
-0.2
34
3
19.0
2
0
2
0
.500
.943
0.95
1.59
-0.7
-39.1
-0.6
-0.2
27
1
4.0
0
0
0
0
.943
0.00
1.59
-0.4
-103.3
-0.4
0.0
33
1
4.0
0
0
0
0
.943
0.00
1.59
-0.4
-103.3
-0.4
0.0
7
89
678.0
108
9
6
2
.951
.943
1.55
1.59
1.5
2.3
1.8
-0.3


Glossary
Pitcher
`
Lg Lg
24
27
195.0
5
61
3
1
.957
.957
3.05
2.94
38
20
141.2
7
39
3
0
.939
.957
2.92
2.94
24
18
135.0
3
40
1
0
.977
.957
2.87
2.94
27
11
84.0
8
36
1
4
.978
.957
4.71
2.94
31
10
58.2
1
16
1
1
.944
.957
2.61
2.94
31
5
37.2
1
10
0
0
1.000
.957
2.63
2.94
22
2
18.0
1
2
0
0
1.000
.957
1.50
2.94
28
1
8.0
0
3
0
0
1.000
.957
3.38
2.94
8
94
678.0
26
207
9
6
.963
.957
3.09
2.94


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
`
0


Glossary
Pinch Runner
`
0



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