1939 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1939 Chicago American Giants


41 - 37


40 - 34 in the Negro American League

1911 / 1940 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (41-37)

Top Hitter


Willie
Simms

Top Pitcher


Ted
Trent

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
87
6th ERA+
93
4th
OPS
.624
6th ERA
3.62
3rd
BA
.240
6th BA
OBP
.304
6th K/BB
1.49
4th
SLG
.320
6th K%
12.8%
2nd
BB%
8.3%
5th BB%
8.6%
4th
K%
HR%
ISO
.080
5th WHIP
1.32
4th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)


Wins Above Replacement
Glossary
30
CF
135
1.1
1.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
26
1B
115
0.8
0.9
0.0
0.0
-0.1
35
SP
11
38.2
0.8
-0.1
0.0
0.9
0.0
20
SP
16
41.2
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
33
3B
148
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
29
RF
119
0.4
0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.1
25
RP
3
7.1
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
SS
96
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.2
31
LF
129
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
CF
3
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
27
RF
18
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
23
2B
109
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
39
RP
3.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
25
LF
40
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
SS
8
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
32
SP
34
89.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
SS
1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
22
SP
6
14.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
31
-
1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
29
-
1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
SP
16
48.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
CF
13
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
1B
2
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
29
1B
7
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
27
2B
13
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
SS
29
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
29
SP
38
51.2
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
28
C
113
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
RP
6
14.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
34
LF
52
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
30
1282
308.2
4.4
2.9
0.0
1.5
0.0

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James