1938 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1938 Chicago American Giants


42 - 39 - 3


41 - 37 - 3 in the Negro American League

1911 / 1939 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (42-39-3)

Top Hitter


Alex
Radcliff

Top Pitcher


Willie
Cornelius

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
98
3rd ERA+
109
2nd
OPS
.659
6th ERA
3.32
2nd
BA
.250
5th BA
.261
3rd
OBP
.314
5th K/BB
1.71
5th
SLG
.345
5th K%
13.0%
5th
BB%
7.8%
3rd BB%
7.7%
5th
K%
HR%
0.8%
2nd
ISO
.095
3rd WHIP
1.34
2nd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
• 1 member of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
28
28
98
90
15
25
6
0
1
11
2
8
0
0
.278
.337
.378
.715
113
1B
25
26
99
90
17
25
3
2
1
15
1
6
1
2
.278
.330
.389
.719
114
2B
27
26
111
104
13
28
2
1
0
15
4
5
0
2
.269
.303
.308
.610
83
3B
32
35
148
139
24
35
7
5
1
17
4
8
1
0
.252
.297
.396
.693
106
SS
28
17
65
60
4
15
1
1
0
10
1
3
0
2
.250
.286
.300
.586
75
LF
33
37
157
137
19
41
4
2
3
15
6
15
1
4
.299
.373
.423
.796
138
CF
29
18
87
79
13
19
3
1
0
7
3
7
0
1
.241
.302
.304
.606
81
RF
30
28
117
104
11
25
1
2
0
5
4
8
0
5
.240
.295
.288
.583
75
CF
37
19
77
69
14
18
2
1
2
10
5
7
1
0
.261
.338
.406
.743
122
2B
22
16
61
53
9
15
3
1
1
10
0
5
0
3
.283
.345
.434
.779
132
1B
28
18
59
52
8
11
2
1
0
3
0
6
0
1
.212
.293
.288
.582
74
SS
20
58
48
10
10
1
1
2
7
1
8
1
1
.208
.333
.396
.729
117
C
37
14
57
45
9
15
2
1
2
11
2
9
1
2
.333
.455
.556
1.010
201
RF
30
11
42
38
8
13
2
0
0
8
4
0
1
3
.342
.359
.395
.754
125
C
27
8
17
15
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
.067
.176
.067
.243
-26
LF
34
6
10
8
0
2
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
.250
.333
.250
.583
76
3B
22
3
7
6
2
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.167
.286
.167
.452
37
2B
1
5
4
2
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.500
.600
.500
1.100
231
3B
29
1
5
4
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.250
.400
.250
.650
97
CF
26
1
5
4
1
3
1
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
.750
.800
1.000
1.800
436
RF
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SS
1
4
3
3
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.667
.750
.667
1.417
325
PH
26
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
PH
1
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
499
RF
28
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
28
18
40
38
4
7
1
1
0
3
0
2
0
0
.184
.225
.263
.488
46
SP
31
20
38
30
3
5
1
1
0
3
0
5
1
2
.167
.306
.267
.572
72
SP
19
36
32
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
2
.063
.118
.063
.180
-45
SP
34
14
18
17
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
11
13
12
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.083
.154
.083
.237
-28
SP
21
1
3
3
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
PH
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
33
423
1445
1292
191
323
42
21
13
159
38
113
8
32
.250
.314
.345
.659
98
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
33
LF
157
.365
.312
9.6%
7.5%
1.9%
0.7%
.124
.093
32
3B
148
.320
.312
5.4%
7.5%
0.7%
0.7%
.144
.093
30
RF
117
.270
.312
6.8%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.048
.093
27
2B
111
.287
.312
4.5%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.038
.093
25
1B
99
.330
.312
6.1%
7.5%
1.0%
0.7%
.111
.093
28
C
98
.338
.312
8.2%
7.5%
1.0%
0.7%
.100
.093
29
CF
87
.289
.312
8.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.063
.093
37
CF
77
.349
.312
9.1%
7.5%
2.6%
0.7%
.145
.093
28
SS
65
.271
.312
4.6%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.050
.093
22
2B
61
.344
.312
8.2%
7.5%
1.6%
0.7%
.151
.093
28
1B
59
.279
.312
10.2%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.077
.093
SS
58
.339
.312
13.8%
7.5%
3.4%
0.7%
.188
.093
37
C
57
.448
.312
15.8%
7.5%
3.5%
0.7%
.222
.093
30
RF
42
.330
.312
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.053
.093
28
SP
40
.231
.312
5.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.079
.093
31
SP
38
.274
.312
13.2%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.100
.093
SP
36
.095
.312
5.6%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
34
SP
18
.000
.312
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
27
C
17
.145
.312
11.8%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
RP
13
.131
.312
7.7%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
34
LF
10
.265
.312
10.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
22
3B
7
.244
.312
14.3%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
2B
5
.531
.312
20.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
29
3B
5
.341
.312
20.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
26
CF
5
.795
.312
20.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.250
.093
RF
4
.000
.312
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
SS
4
.663
.312
25.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
21
SP
3
.000
.312
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
PH
1
.949
.312
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
PH
1
.000
.312
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
26
PH
1
.000
.312
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
28
RF
1
.000
.312
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.093
RP
.000
.312
7.5%
0.7%
.093
33
1445
.307
.312
7.8%
7.5%
0.9%
0.7%
.095
.093
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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