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


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
24
13
8
.619
27
20
19
3
3
195.0
72
61
184
8
61
119
3
7
816
2.82
110
SP
38
8
8
.500
20
14
11
1
1
141.2
79
64
157
6
23
33
1
1
610
4.07
76
SP
24
9
6
.600
18
17
13
5
1
135.0
40
30
117
6
30
102
1
5
555
2.00
155
SP
27
3
5
.375
11
10
6
0
0
84.0
39
30
81
1
19
18
0
4
355
3.21
97
SP
31
6
3
.667
10
8
4
1
0
58.2
19
17
43
1
23
29
0
2
235
2.61
119
SP
31
2
2
.500
5
5
3
0
0
37.2
21
17
43
0
8
11
0
1
159
4.06
76
SP
22
1
1
.500
2
2
2
0
0
18.0
5
5
15
0
9
5
0
0
77
2.50
124
RP
28
1
0
1.000
1
0
0
0
0
8.0
1
1
3
0
2
1
0
0
28
1.13
276
8
43
33
.566
94
76
58
10
5
678.0
276
225
643
22
175
318
5
20
2835
2.99
104
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
24
SP
195.0
1.26
1.16
14.6%
10.8%
7.5%
5.8%
1.95
1.85
1.0%
1.1%
38
SP
141.2
1.27
1.16
5.4%
10.7%
3.8%
5.8%
1.43
1.85
1.0%
1.1%
24
SP
135.0
1.09
1.16
18.4%
10.7%
5.4%
5.8%
3.40
1.85
1.1%
1.1%
27
SP
84.0
1.19
1.16
5.1%
10.6%
5.4%
5.7%
0.95
1.85
0.3%
1.1%
31
SP
58.2
1.13
1.16
12.3%
10.5%
9.8%
5.7%
1.26
1.85
0.4%
1.1%
31
SP
37.2
1.35
1.16
6.9%
10.5%
5.0%
5.7%
1.38
1.85
0.0%
1.1%
22
SP
18.0
1.33
1.16
6.5%
10.4%
11.7%
5.6%
0.56
1.85
0.0%
1.1%
28
RP
8.0
0.63
1.16
3.6%
10.4%
7.1%
5.6%
0.50
1.85
0.0%
1.1%
8
678.0
1.21
1.16
11.2%
10.7%
6.2%
5.8%
1.82
1.85
0.8%
1.1%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
24
SP
27
816
721
72
184
25
9
8
6
61
119
7
27
12
.255
.319
.348
.668
38
SP
20
610
563
79
157
28
4
6
11
23
33
1
23
10
.279
.308
.375
.683
24
SP
18
555
507
40
117
12
2
6
12
30
102
5
13
6
.231
.280
.298
.578
27
SP
11
355
317
39
81
15
6
1
5
19
18
4
15
7
.256
.306
.350
.656
31
SP
10
235
203
19
43
8
1
1
8
23
29
2
7
2
.212
.298
.276
.574
31
SP
5
159
140
21
43
8
3
0
10
8
11
1
10
2
.307
.349
.407
.756
22
SP
2
77
66
5
15
1
0
0
0
9
5
0
2
0
.227
.320
.242
.562
28
RP
1
28
25
1
3
2
0
0
0
2
1
0
1
1
.120
.185
.200
.385
8
94
2835
2542
276
643
99
25
22
52
175
318
20
98
40
.253
.306
.338
.644
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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