1929 Homestead Grays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1929 Homestead Grays


32 - 34 - 3


32 - 29 - 3 in the American Negro League

1918 / 1930 (Team History)

Managed by:
Cum Posey (32-34-3)

Top Hitter


John
Beckwith

Top Pitcher


Joe
Williams

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
85
4th ERA+
114
3rd
OPS
.760
4th ERA
4.72
3rd
BA
.294
4th BA
.287
2nd
OBP
.352
4th K/BB
1.43
1st
SLG
.408
4th K%
11.3%
1st
BB%
7.7%
5th BB%
7.9%
2nd
K%
HR%
0.9%
1st
ISO
.114
4th WHIP
1.47
2nd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
• 4 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
28
10
8
.556
24
21
18
0
0
165.2
106
84
192
9
53
77
0
2
723
4.56
118
SP
43
5
7
.417
18
14
13
0
1
129.2
65
47
134
7
28
85
0
2
537
3.26
165
SP
34
5
6
.455
16
11
7
1
0
99.2
72
57
105
2
40
39
0
1
435
5.15
105
SP
33
5
3
.625
10
9
5
1
0
59.2
43
34
79
1
21
31
0
2
268
5.13
105
SP
35
1
2
.333
4
3
2
0
0
29.0
21
14
32
0
9
13
0
0
131
4.34
124
SP
27
1
1
.500
3
2
2
0
0
24.1
19
14
26
0
10
7
0
0
107
5.18
104
SP
28
2
1
.667
3
1
1
0
0
14.0
12
9
15
0
8
10
1
0
66
5.79
93
SP
29
2
0
1.000
2
1
1
0
0
11.2
1
0
7
0
1
6
0
0
43
0.00
SP
0
1
.000
2
1
0
0
0
6.0
8
7
6
1
9
5
0
0
32
10.50
51
SP
29
0
1
.000
2
1
0
0
0
5.1
5
5
8
1
2
1
0
0
25
8.44
64
SP
34
0
1
.000
2
1
0
0
0
3.2
10
9
8
0
7
2
0
1
28
22.09
24
RP
35
1
0
1.000
4
1
1
0
0
15.1
19
16
19
2
8
5
0
2
82
9.39
57
12
32
31
.508
90
66
50
2
1
564.0
381
296
631
23
196
281
1
10
2477
4.72
114
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
28
SP
165.2
1.48
1.63
10.7%
9.4%
7.3%
9.6%
1.45
0.98
1.2%
1.4%
43
SP
129.2
1.25
1.63
15.8%
9.3%
5.2%
9.5%
3.04
0.98
1.3%
1.3%
34
SP
99.2
1.45
1.63
9.0%
9.2%
9.2%
9.4%
0.98
0.98
0.5%
1.3%
33
SP
59.2
1.68
1.63
11.6%
9.1%
7.8%
9.3%
1.48
0.98
0.4%
1.3%
35
SP
29.0
1.41
1.63
9.9%
9.0%
6.9%
9.2%
1.44
0.98
0.0%
1.3%
27
SP
24.1
1.48
1.63
6.5%
9.0%
9.3%
9.2%
0.70
0.98
0.0%
1.3%
35
RP
15.1
1.76
1.63
6.1%
9.0%
9.8%
9.2%
0.63
0.98
2.4%
1.3%
28
SP
14.0
1.64
1.63
15.2%
9.0%
12.1%
9.2%
1.25
0.98
0.0%
1.3%
29
SP
11.2
0.69
1.63
14.0%
9.0%
2.3%
9.2%
6.00
0.98
0.0%
1.3%
SP
6.0
2.50
1.63
15.6%
9.0%
28.1%
9.2%
0.56
0.98
3.1%
1.3%
29
SP
5.1
1.88
1.63
4.0%
9.0%
8.0%
9.2%
0.50
0.98
4.0%
1.3%
34
SP
3.2
4.09
1.63
7.1%
9.0%
25.0%
9.2%
0.29
0.98
0.0%
1.3%
12
564.0
1.47
1.63
11.3%
9.2%
7.9%
9.4%
1.43
0.98
0.9%
1.3%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
28
SP
24
723
651
106
192
38
7
9
5
53
77
2
17
12
.295
.350
.416
.766
43
SP
18
537
491
65
134
32
6
7
11
28
85
2
16
11
.273
.315
.405
.720
34
SP
16
435
379
72
105
20
9
2
6
40
39
1
15
9
.277
.348
.393
.741
33
SP
10
268
235
43
79
10
3
1
6
21
31
2
10
5
.336
.395
.417
.812
35
SP
4
131
116
21
32
8
1
0
2
9
13
0
6
1
.276
.328
.362
.690
27
SP
3
107
95
19
26
3
3
0
5
10
7
0
2
2
.274
.343
.368
.711
35
RP
4
82
69
19
19
2
6
2
0
8
5
2
3
1
.275
.367
.565
.932
28
SP
3
66
56
12
15
2
4
0
3
8
10
0
2
1
.268
.359
.446
.806
29
SP
2
43
42
1
7
1
0
0
1
1
6
0
0
0
.167
.186
.190
.377
SP
2
32
22
8
6
1
0
1
2
9
5
0
1
1
.273
.484
.455
.938
34
SP
2
28
18
10
8
2
1
0
2
7
2
1
2
0
.444
.615
.667
1.282
29
SP
2
25
21
5
8
2
0
1
0
2
1
0
2
1
.381
.435
.619
1.054
12
90
2477
2195
381
631
121
40
23
43
196
281
10
76
44
.287
.349
.410
.759
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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