1929 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1929 Chicago American Giants


5 - 2


(1st place in the Negro Leagues vs. Major Leagues )

1911 / 1930 (Team History)

Managed by:
Jim Brown (5-2)

Top Hitter


Willie
Wells

Top Pitcher


Willie
Foster

League Ranks (2 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
119
1st ERA+
97
1st
OPS
.800
1st ERA
3.60
1st
BA
.304
1st BA
.263
1st
OBP
.354
1st K/BB
2.21
1st
SLG
.446
1st K%
15.7%
1st
BB%
7.0%
2nd BB%
7.1%
2nd
K%
HR%
1.0%
2nd
ISO
.143
1st WHIP
1.33
1st

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: South Side Park (Chicago, IL)
• 4 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
27
5
17
15
1
4
1
0
0
2
1
2
0
0
.267
.353
.333
.686
92
1B
28
5
21
20
6
10
1
3
1
9
0
1
0
0
.500
.524
1.000
1.524
312
2B
26
5
20
19
1
3
2
0
0
4
0
0
0
1
.158
.158
.263
.421
15
3B
28
3
10
8
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.125
.222
.125
.347
-1
SS
24
5
22
21
7
9
2
3
0
7
3
1
0
0
.429
.455
.810
1.264
243
LF
33
4
15
10
6
3
0
0
0
0
2
3
0
2
.300
.462
.300
.762
116
CF
26
5
23
22
5
6
0
0
0
1
3
1
0
0
.273
.304
.273
.577
61
RF
33
4
14
13
3
7
1
0
0
5
0
1
0
0
.538
.571
.615
1.187
229
1B
29
3
9
9
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
24
3B
29
4
8
7
3
1
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.143
.250
.286
.536
48
3B
2
8
6
1
3
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
1
.500
.571
.500
1.071
200
C
33
1
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.500
.000
.500
52
SP
25
2
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
26
3
3
3
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.667
1.000
170
SP
24
2
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
29
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
39
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
178
SP
23
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
18
56
186
168
34
51
9
6
1
32
9
13
0
5
.304
.354
.446
.800
119
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
26
CF
23
.274
.318
4.3%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.120
24
SS
22
.534
.318
4.5%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.381
.120
28
1B
21
.636
.318
4.8%
6.9%
4.8%
0.9%
.500
.120
26
2B
20
.174
.318
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.105
.120
27
C
17
.326
.318
11.8%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.067
.120
33
LF
15
.335
.318
20.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.120
33
RF
14
.541
.318
7.1%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.077
.120
28
3B
10
.167
.318
10.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.120
29
1B
9
.206
.318
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.120
29
3B
8
.252
.318
12.5%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.143
.120
3B
8
.441
.318
12.5%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.120
25
SP
4
.000
.318
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.120
24
SP
3
.000
.318
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.120
29
SP
3
.000
.318
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.120
26
SP
3
.424
.318
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.333
.120
39
RP
2
.463
.318
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.120
23
SP
2
.000
.318
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.120
33
C
2
.373
.318
50.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.120
18
186
.350
.318
7.0%
6.9%
0.5%
0.9%
.143
.120
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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