1937 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Chicago American Giants


39 - 37 - 1


36 - 24 - 1 in the Negro American League

1911 / 1938 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (39-37-1)

Top Hitter


Alex
Radcliff

Top Pitcher


Willie
Cornelius

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
77
7th ERA+
105
3rd
OPS
.610
7th ERA
4.01
3rd
BA
.224
8th BA
.266
3rd
OBP
.294
7th K/BB
1.55
5th
SLG
.315
7th K%
12.6%
3rd
BB%
7.2%
5th BB%
8.1%
5th
K%
HR%
1.0%
5th
ISO
.091
7th WHIP
1.39
3rd

Notes:


• Second Half Champions of the Negro American League
• Home Ballpark: American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
• 4 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
27
37
112
97
5
24
2
0
0
12
2
9
0
1
5
.247
.318
.268
.586
71
1B
27
29
109
101
7
20
3
0
0
9
0
6
0
2
0
.198
.257
.228
.485
41
2B
29
103
88
8
13
2
2
0
8
2
11
0
0
4
.148
.242
.216
.458
34
3B
33
41
173
150
40
38
4
4
0
13
7
18
0
1
4
.253
.337
.333
.671
95
SS
31
43
175
165
17
50
4
9
3
35
11
6
1
2
2
.303
.335
.491
.826
137
LF
32
45
174
157
19
33
6
1
0
11
10
9
0
4
4
.210
.271
.261
.532
55
CF
29
37
141
130
24
34
7
1
3
15
3
7
0
1
3
.262
.304
.400
.704
103
RF
28
43
175
150
21
34
4
1
2
19
2
16
0
5
4
.227
.322
.307
.628
83
C
26
18
58
52
9
12
2
1
0
6
1
2
0
2
2
.231
.286
.308
.593
72
CF
26
9
38
36
3
4
1
1
0
1
3
2
0
0
0
.111
.158
.194
.352
2
1B
24
17
36
30
4
5
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
2
2
.167
.265
.167
.431
27
1B
29
8
29
29
3
7
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.241
.241
.310
.552
59
LF
27
9
24
21
3
5
0
1
0
2
0
2
0
1
0
.238
.333
.333
.667
94
1B
20
4
19
15
5
6
1
1
1
4
0
1
0
3
0
.400
.526
.800
1.326
280
CF
36
4
18
14
2
4
1
0
1
2
0
1
0
2
1
.286
.412
.571
.983
183
RF
26
4
18
14
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
.143
.333
.143
.476
42
2B
36
3
15
11
4
3
0
0
1
3
0
4
0
0
0
.273
.467
.545
1.012
193
C
36
4
13
12
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.167
.231
.250
.481
39
LF
28
2
8
7
0
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
1
.286
.286
.429
.714
105
1B
30
4
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-17
SS
2
6
6
2
2
0
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.833
1.167
229
LF
3
5
5
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
16
3B
23
1
5
5
1
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.600
1.000
187
C
45
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
191
PH
53
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1.000
PH
21
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
PH
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
30
20
43
39
4
3
0
0
1
4
0
2
0
1
1
.077
.143
.154
.297
-14
SP
29
20
38
32
6
7
1
0
1
5
0
5
0
1
0
.219
.342
.344
.686
99
SP
33
17
35
25
5
5
1
0
0
3
0
6
0
0
4
.200
.355
.240
.595
75
SP
33
15
27
27
1
3
1
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
0
.111
.111
.148
.259
-25
SP
23
11
21
17
1
2
0
1
0
1
0
3
0
0
1
.118
.250
.235
.485
41
SP
25
3
7
7
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
40
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
32
1
3
3
0
3
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.333
2.333
572
SP
27
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
23
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PH
3
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
26
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
40
495
1649
1465
199
328
46
23
14
166
42
118
1
28
38
.224
.294
.315
.610
77
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
31
SS
175
.360
.316
3.4%
7.4%
1.7%
0.9%
.188
.109
28
RF
175
.298
.316
9.1%
7.4%
1.1%
0.9%
.080
.109
32
LF
174
.252
.316
5.2%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.051
.109
33
3B
173
.314
.316
10.4%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.080
.109
29
CF
141
.315
.316
5.0%
7.4%
2.1%
0.9%
.138
.109
27
C
112
.276
.316
8.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.021
.109
27
1B
109
.239
.316
5.5%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.030
.109
2B
103
.220
.316
10.7%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.068
.109
26
C
58
.272
.316
3.4%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.077
.109
30
SP
43
.143
.316
4.7%
7.4%
2.3%
0.9%
.077
.109
29
SP
38
.331
.316
13.2%
7.4%
2.6%
0.9%
.125
.109
26
CF
38
.166
.316
5.3%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.083
.109
24
1B
36
.216
.316
5.6%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.109
33
SP
35
.274
.316
17.1%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.040
.109
29
1B
29
.252
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.069
.109
33
SP
27
.118
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.037
.109
27
LF
24
.320
.316
8.3%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.095
.109
23
SP
21
.230
.316
14.3%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.118
.109
20
1B
19
.570
.316
5.3%
7.4%
5.3%
0.9%
.400
.109
26
RF
18
.273
.316
22.2%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.109
36
CF
18
.416
.316
5.6%
7.4%
5.6%
0.9%
.286
.109
36
2B
15
.460
.316
26.7%
7.4%
6.7%
0.9%
.273
.109
36
C
13
.230
.316
7.7%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.083
.109
28
LF
8
.280
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.143
.109
30
1B
7
.134
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.109
25
SP
7
.000
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.109
SS
6
.488
.316
0.0%
7.4%
16.7%
0.9%
.500
.109
LF
5
.188
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.109
23
3B
5
.447
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.200
.109
40
SP
4
.000
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.109
PH
3
.000
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.109
32
SP
3
1.059
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.333
.109
45
C
2
.470
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.109
27
SP
1
.000
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.109
PH
1
.000
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.109
21
PH
1
.000
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.109
23
RP
1
.000
.316
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.109
53
PH
1
.758
.316
100.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.109
26
RP
.000
.316
7.4%
0.9%
.109
RP
.000
.316
7.4%
0.9%
.109
40
1649
.282
.316
7.2%
7.4%
0.8%
0.9%
.091
.109
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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