1945 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1945 Chicago American Giants


47 - 53 - 1


44 - 49 - 1 in the Negro American League

1911 / 1946 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (47-53-1)

Top Hitter


Art
Pennington

Top Pitcher


Gentry
Jessup

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
103
2nd ERA+
98
4th
OPS
.679
3rd ERA
4.07
4th
BA
.268
3rd BA
.249
3rd
OBP
.331
1st K/BB
1.48
3rd
SLG
.348
4th K%
12.1%
2nd
BB%
8.3%
1st BB%
8.2%
6th
K%
HR%
0.4%
2nd
ISO
.080
5th WHIP
1.32
4th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)


Fielding Breakdown by Position
C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
31
C
25
-0.8
1
-0.1
1
31
LF
4
1.4
27
-1.4
PH
1
C
1
-0.1
38
SP
1
-0.3
3
1
9
35
CF
34
-2.7
29
2B
16
0.3
9
1.1
3
-0.7
38
C
13
-1.1
1
-0.2
1B
1
0.0
1
30
SP
1
1
9
PH
1
30
2B
13
1.0
1
0.1
1
0.6
1
34
1B
4
0.3
1
4
PR
1
37
1B
9
0.0
25
SP
12
31
SP
8
SP
2
-0.1
2
0.1
2
5
16
LF
2
-1.7
4
-0.3
23
3B
1
-0.2
21
-3.1
2
1.8
1
-0.2
22
1B
20
0.4
4
1.6
3
-1.1
1
0.0
2
0.9
2
-0.3
SS
1
1.2
RF
2
-0.5
33
-1.0
1
RP
1
31
RP
1
0.3
6
22
C
1
0.0
27
SS
1
0.1
30
-0.5
1
-1.3
27
40
-2.0
39
0.2
37
4.3
35
-2.9
37
-1.7
41
0.6
35
-4.1
37
-0.9
10
5
55

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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.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

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