1897 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1897 Season


Independent Clubs


1896 / 1898

Top Hitter


Louis
Reynolds

Top Pitcher


William
Selden

Leaders

wOBA

# Player Team wOBA
1
CXG
.581
2
CU
.521
3
CU
.508
4
CBG
.491
5
CBG
.489
6
CU
.448
7
CU
.441
8
CXG
.435
9
CU
.416
10
PFG/CU
.410

K/BB

# Player Team SO/BB
1
CXG
9.00
2
CXG
3.50
3
CBG
2.00
4
CBG
1.00
5
CU
0.75
6
CXG
0.67
7
CU
0.60
8
CU
0.50
9
CU
0.42
10
CBG
0.13


Fielding


Teams
# Team Lg Lg Lg
1
IND
76
72
648.0
214
77
36
15
.890
.884
4.04
4.04
15.0
26.0
11.7
2
IND
48
45
405.0
135
41
31
11
.850
.884
3.91
4.04
-0.7
-2.1
0.5
3
IND
41
36
297.0
99
45
10
8
.935
.884
4.36
4.04
-10.9
-41.2
-9.6
4
IND
9
9
72.0
24
4
2
0
.933
.884
3.50
4.04
-3.3
-52.2
-2.7
4
1
174
162
1422.0
472
167
79
34
.890
.884
4.04
4.04
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0



Players
# Team Pos Lg Lg
1
CU
3B
8
8
72.0
23
13
9
2
.800
.800
4.50
3.65
1.5
20.6
1.5
2
CU
CF
8
8
72.0
25
2
3
1
.900
.927
3.38
2.91
2.7
37.0
2.5
3
CU
LF
7
6
61.0
21
0
2
0
.913
.939
3.10
2.62
2.5
40.3
2.5
4
CU
1B
7
7
63.0
59
5
4
3
.941
.944
9.14
8.72
2.1
33.7
2.1
5
CU
SS
6
6
47.0
5
10
4
1
.789
.771
2.87
4.22
-2.5
-52.2
-2.5
6
CU
C
5
5
45.0
19
7
1
1
.963
.972
5.20
5.98
1.8
39.7
0.0
7
CU
2B
5
5
38.0
10
9
1
3
.950
.889
4.50
4.56
2.2
58.3
2.2
8
CXG
3B
5
5
45.0
6
9
3
0
.833
.800
3.00
3.65
1.0
21.5
1.0
9
CXG
LF
5
4
40.0
8
0
0
0
1.000
.939
1.80
2.62
-0.8
-19.3
-0.8
10
CXG
1B
5
5
45.0
40
2
4
4
.913
.944
8.40
8.72
0.3
6.6
0.3
11
CXG
RF
4
4
36.0
3
1
0
0
1.000
.889
1.00
1.37
-0.5
-14.1
-0.7
12
CU
P
4
4
29.0
2
2
0
0
1.000
.824
1.24
2.39
13
CF
4
4
35.0
6
0
1
0
.857
.927
1.54
2.91
-3.6
-104.0
-3.1
14
CU
2B
4
3
34.0
10
5
2
0
.882
.889
3.97
4.56
0.1
3.5
0.1
15
CXG
SS
4
4
36.0
8
9
9
2
.654
.771
4.25
4.22
-0.9
-24.6
-0.9
16
CXG
2B
4
4
36.0
16
3
2
3
.905
.889
4.75
4.56
-1.5
-42.2
-1.5
17
CXG
C
4
4
32.0
21
2
1
0
.958
.972
6.47
5.98
-0.2
-7.1
0.0
18
CBG
2B
3
3
25.0
11
4
1
2
.938
.889
5.40
4.56
-1.2
-46.8
-1.2
19
CU
SS
3
2
25.0
3
11
4
1
.778
.771
5.04
4.22
2.2
86.4
2.2
20
CU
C
3
3
27.0
11
4
0
1
1.000
.972
5.00
5.98
1.0
36.6
0.0
21
C
3
2
21.0
15
0
1
0
.938
.972
6.43
5.98
-1.0
-49.4
0.0
22
CBG
C
3
3
25.0
13
2
0
0
1.000
.972
5.40
5.98
-1.0
-41.9
0.0
23
CBG
1B
3
2
21.2
22
0
0
1
1.000
.944
9.14
8.72
-2.0
-91.0
-2.0
24
CU
RF
2
2
18.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.889
1.00
1.37
-0.5
-27.3
-0.3
25
CBG
3B
2
2
17.0
2
4
2
1
.750
.800
3.18
3.65
-0.3
-19.0
-0.3
26
CBG
SS
2
2
16.0
4
7
1
0
.917
.771
6.19
4.22
0.2
11.3
0.2
27
CBG
SS
2
2
17.0
0
7
0
0
1.000
.771
3.71
4.22
-0.1
-4.4
-0.1
28
CU
P
2
1
16.0
2
3
2
0
.714
.824
2.81
2.39
29
CBG
CF
2
2
11.1
5
2
0
1
1.000
.927
5.56
2.91
1.4
120.6
0.3
30
CU
RF
2
2
18.0
4
0
1
0
.800
.889
2.00
1.37
0.7
40.4
0.9
31
LF
2
2
13.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.939
0.69
2.62
-2.1
-161.4
-2.1
32
CU
RF
2
2
18.0
2
0
1
0
.667
.889
1.00
1.37
-0.5
-27.3
-0.3
33
CBG
RF
2
2
10.1
1
0
0
0
1.000
.889
0.87
1.37
-0.4
-37.6
-0.3
34
CU
P
2
2
18.0
3
2
0
0
1.000
.824
2.50
2.39
35
CXG
P
2
2
18.0
1
6
0
0
1.000
.824
3.50
2.39
36
CXG
P
2
2
18.0
1
2
4
0
.429
.824
1.50
2.39
37
CBG
LF
2
2
17.0
7
0
0
0
1.000
.939
3.71
2.62
0.0
0.9
0.0
38
CXG
2B
1
1
9.0
1
1
3
1
.400
.889
2.00
4.56
-0.2
-25.3
-0.2
39
PFG
CF
1
1
8.0
0
0
0
0
.927
0.00
2.91
-1.6
-195.4
-1.4
40
CU
RF
1
1
9.0
2
1
0
0
1.000
.889
3.00
1.37
1.0
110.4
0.5
41
PFG
C
1
1
8.0
11
0
0
0
1.000
.972
12.38
5.98
-0.5
-57.5
0.0
42
CBG
1B
1
1
3.1
2
0
1
0
.667
.944
5.40
8.72
-0.3
-91.6
-0.3
43
CBG
CF
1
0
4.2
0
0
0
0
.927
0.00
2.91
-1.2
-259.7
-1.1
44
CXG
CF
1
1
9.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.927
3.00
2.91
0.4
43.2
0.5
45
PFG
2B
1
1
8.0
3
1
1
0
.800
.889
4.50
4.56
-0.1
-11.9
-0.1
46
CBG
3B
1
1
8.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.800
2.25
3.65
-1.3
-162.5
-1.3
47
PFG
LF
1
1
8.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.939
2.25
2.62
-0.0
-1.2
-0.0
48
CU
P
1
1
9.0
1
1
0
0
1.000
.824
2.00
2.39
49
CBG
3B
1
1
8.0
2
2
2
1
.667
.800
4.50
3.65
-0.1
-10.0
-0.1
50
CBG
P
1
0
4.2
0
2
1
0
.667
.824
3.86
2.39
51
CBG
RF
1
1
9.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.889
3.00
1.37
1.0
106.7
1.1
52
CBG
P
1
1
9.0
0
4
1
0
.800
.824
4.00
2.39
53
CXG
CF
1
1
5.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.927
5.40
2.91
1.0
205.9
1.1
54
CBG
1B
1
1
8.0
9
0
0
1
1.000
.944
10.13
8.72
-0.7
-90.9
-0.7
55
PFG
SS
1
1
8.0
0
3
1
0
.750
.771
3.38
4.22
0.2
28.6
0.2
56
CBG
RF
1
1
8.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.889
1.13
1.37
-0.2
-20.4
-0.1
57
CBG
P
1
1
8.0
0
3
1
0
.750
.824
3.38
2.39
58
CBG
P
1
1
3.1
0
1
0
0
1.000
.824
2.70
2.39
59
CBG
P
1
0
5.2
0
2
0
0
1.000
.824
3.18
2.39
60
CU
1B
1
1
9.0
6
1
0
1
1.000
.944
7.00
8.72
0.3
36.0
0.3
61
CU
LF
1
1
2.0
0
0
0
0
.939
0.00
2.62
-0.3
-169.7
-0.3
62
CU
RF
1
1
9.0
2
1
1
1
.750
.889
3.00
1.37
1.0
110.4
0.5
63
CXG
CF
1
0
4.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.927
2.25
2.91
-0.0
-7.6
0.0
64
PFG
3B
1
1
8.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.800
1.13
3.65
-0.7
-93.7
-0.7
65
CU
LF
1
1
9.0
2
0
1
0
.667
.939
2.00
2.62
-0.3
-34.1
-0.3
66
CBG
LF
1
1
8.0
5
0
0
0
1.000
.939
5.63
2.62
1.0
131.0
1.0
67
CXG
CF
1
1
9.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.927
4.00
2.91
1.0
111.0
1.1
68
CXG
P
1
1
9.0
0
2
0
0
1.000
.824
2.00
2.39
69
CXG
RF
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.889
0.00
1.37
-0.7
-82.4
-0.6
70
CBG
2B
1
1
8.0
3
3
0
1
1.000
.889
6.75
4.56
0.7
84.4
0.7
71
CBG
P
1
1
2.1
0
2
0
0
1.000
.824
7.71
2.39
72
CBG
RF
1
0
5.2
1
0
0
0
1.000
.889
1.59
1.37
0.1
11.0
0.1
73
PFG
1B
1
1
8.0
7
0
0
0
1.000
.944
7.88
8.72
0.3
32.3
0.3
74
CXG
SS
1
1
9.0
3
4
3
1
.700
.771
7.00
4.22
0.8
94.0
0.8
75
PFG
P
1
1
8.0
0
0
0
0
.824
0.00
2.39
76
PFG
RF
1
1
8.0
0
0
0
0
.889
0.00
1.37
-1.0
-119.1
-0.9
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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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.

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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.


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