1928 Homestead Grays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1928 Homestead Grays


11 - 9


(2nd place in the Eastern Independent Clubs )

1918 / 1929 (Team History)

Managed by:
Cum Posey (11-9)

Top Hitter


Vic
Harris

Top Pitcher


Lefty
Williams

League Ranks (5 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
122
1st ERA+
83
4th
OPS
.829
2nd ERA
4.90
2nd
BA
.323
1st BA
.290
3rd
OBP
.374
1st K/BB
1.96
2nd
SLG
.455
2nd K%
14.2%
2nd
BB%
6.8%
3rd BB%
7.3%
2nd
K%
HR%
1.5%
5th
ISO
.133
2nd WHIP
1.44
3rd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
• 3 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame
• 1 member of the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
26
9
30
27
4
6
1
0
0
4
0
2
0
1
.222
.276
.259
.535
45
1B
31
18
69
65
7
22
6
1
1
11
1
2
1
1
.338
.368
.508
.875
134
2B
26
8
35
30
9
15
5
0
0
7
0
4
0
1
.500
.559
.667
1.225
230
3B
33
5
18
15
5
5
0
0
4
9
0
1
1
1
.333
.412
1.133
1.545
305
SS
23
19
78
67
13
21
1
1
4
14
0
9
0
2
.313
.395
.537
.932
150
LF
23
19
82
72
19
24
4
4
1
14
0
10
0
0
.333
.415
.542
.956
157
CF
32
16
75
65
17
19
1
0
0
6
1
7
0
3
.292
.361
.308
.669
82
RF
32
19
80
74
12
29
3
1
0
16
1
5
0
1
.392
.430
.459
.890
140
SS
28
19
76
72
8
22
2
2
1
10
0
2
1
1
.306
.333
.431
.764
105
2B
30
9
28
23
2
3
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
4
.130
.167
.130
.297
-19
C
32
9
27
26
5
7
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
1
.269
.269
.385
.654
75
C
25
4
14
11
4
5
1
0
0
1
0
2
0
1
.455
.538
.545
1.084
193
LF
3
11
10
1
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
.300
.300
.300
.600
63
C
32
6
10
8
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.250
.400
.250
.650
79
SP
27
7
22
19
2
4
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
3
.211
.211
.263
.474
27
SP
34
8
19
17
1
7
3
0
0
3
0
0
0
2
.412
.412
.588
1.000
168
SP
33
4
13
11
3
3
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
2
.273
.273
.364
.636
71
SP
42
4
13
10
3
3
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
2
.300
.364
.300
.664
81
SP
28
1
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
81
SP
29
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
442
20
188
704
626
117
202
30
10
11
106
3
48
3
27
.323
.374
.455
.829
122
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
23
LF
82
.431
.335
12.2%
8.1%
1.2%
1.3%
.208
.118
32
RF
80
.410
.335
6.3%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.068
.118
23
SS
78
.409
.335
11.5%
8.1%
5.1%
1.3%
.224
.118
28
SS
76
.344
.335
2.6%
8.1%
1.3%
1.3%
.125
.118
32
CF
75
.313
.335
9.3%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.015
.118
31
1B
69
.390
.335
2.9%
8.1%
1.4%
1.3%
.169
.118
26
2B
35
.540
.335
11.4%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.167
.118
26
C
30
.250
.335
6.7%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.037
.118
30
2B
28
.128
.335
3.6%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.118
32
C
27
.282
.335
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.115
.118
27
SP
22
.187
.335
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.053
.118
34
SP
19
.403
.335
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.176
.118
33
3B
18
.586
.335
5.6%
8.1%
22.2%
1.3%
.800
.118
25
C
14
.469
.335
14.3%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.091
.118
42
SP
13
.275
.335
7.7%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.118
33
SP
13
.245
.335
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.091
.118
LF
11
.256
.335
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.118
32
C
10
.339
.335
20.0%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.118
28
SP
3
.313
.335
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.118
29
SP
1
.940
.335
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.118
20
704
.366
.335
6.8%
8.1%
1.6%
1.3%
.133
.118
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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