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


Wins Above Replacement
Glossary
30
SP
43
103.0
2.2
-0.3
0.0
2.5
0.0
31
SS
175
2.0
1.4
0.3
0.0
0.2
33
SP
27
73.0
1.4
-0.2
0.0
1.6
0.0
33
3B
173
1.2
0.6
0.5
0.0
0.1
33
SP
35
80.2
1.2
0.1
0.0
1.1
0.0
28
RF
175
0.5
0.2
0.4
0.0
-0.1
36
2B
15
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
36
CF
18
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
20
1B
19
0.4
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.0
27
LF
24
0.1
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
23
RP
1
4.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
23
3B
5
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
26
C
58
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
29
CF
141
0.1
0.5
-0.3
0.0
0.0
SS
6
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
30
1B
7
2.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
27
C
112
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
26
RP
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
53
PH
1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
45
C
2
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
28
LF
8
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
21
PH
1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
PH
1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
36
C
13
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
25
SP
7
12.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
PH
3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
27
SP
1
5.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
29
1B
29
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
LF
5
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
24
1B
36
2.1
-0.1
-0.2
0.3
-0.2
0.0
32
SP
3
7.2
-0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.3
0.0
32
LF
174
-0.2
-0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.2
29
SP
38
36.1
-0.2
0.2
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
RP
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
40
SP
4
9.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
25
RF
18
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
26
CF
38
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
23
SP
21
54.0
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
27
1B
109
-0.6
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.1
2B
103
-0.8
-0.4
-0.5
0.0
0.1
40
1649
390.1
6.8
1.7
1.3
3.8
0.0

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