1917 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1917 Season


Eastern Independent Clubs


1916 / 1918

Top Hitter


Jules
Thomas

Top Pitcher


Joe
Williams

Leaders

OPS

# Player Team OPS
1
NLG
1.107
2
MULT
1.038
3
NLG
1.006
4
BRG
.999
5
BRG
.919
6
MULT
.894
7
NLG
.893
8
NLG
.888
9
AC/BRG
.881
10
NLG
.877

ERA

# Player Team ERA
1
NLG
0.00
2
NLG
1.69
3
CSE
2.45
4
AC/HIL
2.95
5
AC
3.36
6
NLG
3.60
7
MULT
3.68
8
NLG
3.72
9
CSE
3.84
10
CSE
3.94


Batting


Bats:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
EAS
1
26
25
0
7
2
1
0
0
0
0
1
.280
.280
.440
.720
111
2
EAS
34
1329
1121
199
347
44
12
11
177
13
135
12
61
.310
.390
.400
.789
102
3
EAS
24
897
771
135
213
28
9
1
115
50
92
9
25
.276
.360
.340
.700
92
4
EAS
3
107
96
15
25
2
1
1
12
8
8
1
2
.260
.324
.333
.657
90
5
EAS
9
340
296
48
83
12
6
1
45
1
30
0
14
.280
.347
.372
.718
87
6
EAS
26
1018
910
126
237
29
9
0
102
13
76
2
30
.260
.319
.312
.631
77
7
EAS
1
39
36
6
10
1
0
0
5
2
0
1
.278
.316
.306
.621
66
8
EAS
21
767
687
63
147
13
4
2
52
2
58
0
22
.214
.275
.253
.528
44
8
1
158
4523
3942
592
1069
131
42
16
508
87
401
24
156
.271
.342
.338
.680
83



Players
# Team Pos
1
PRC
LF
1
4
4
1
2
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
.500
.500
.750
1.250
232
2
PRC
CF
1
5
4
2
2
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
.500
.600
.500
1.100
192
3
MULT
1B
21
84
73
15
25
3
3
4
21
5
8
0
3
.342
.407
.630
1.038
175
4
BRG
C
24
101
89
24
35
8
1
1
24
9
11
0
1
.393
.460
.539
.999
173
5
NLG
LF
34
139
121
25
46
7
1
4
30
3
16
0
2
.380
.453
.554
1.006
158
6
2B
2
10
10
3
4
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
.400
.400
.500
.900
154
7
2B
26
109
92
18
35
3
1
0
17
7
9
2
6
.380
.447
.435
.881
141
8
MULT
CF
22
97
79
21
28
6
0
0
9
3
12
4
2
.354
.463
.430
.894
131
9
NLG
1B
33
145
126
19
42
4
3
3
23
2
14
2
3
.333
.408
.484
.893
129
10
NLG
RF
34
149
128
29
45
7
3
0
27
1
18
1
2
.352
.435
.453
.888
128
11
NLG
3B
34
144
125
25
44
4
3
1
21
1
14
1
4
.352
.421
.456
.877
125
12
BRG
CF
24
98
78
23
24
4
0
0
16
6
17
1
2
.308
.438
.359
.796
118
13
CSE
1B
19
81
75
9
24
3
2
0
16
0
4
0
2
.320
.354
.413
.768
116
14
CSE
SS
26
122
109
19
34
5
2
0
18
3
9
1
3
.312
.370
.394
.764
115
15
MULT
2B
19
82
74
12
24
1
2
0
8
1
7
0
1
.324
.383
.392
.775
110
16
LF
27
123
105
22
33
5
1
0
9
9
11
1
6
.314
.385
.381
.766
108
17
CSE
C
26
111
102
13
33
5
0
0
16
1
7
0
2
.324
.367
.373
.740
108
18
BRG
RF
22
91
79
11
23
3
1
0
17
6
10
2
0
.291
.385
.354
.739
102
19
HIL
LF
9
37
32
3
10
2
0
0
8
0
3
0
2
.313
.371
.375
.746
95
20
CSE
CF
26
124
111
23
32
3
1
0
6
3
11
0
2
.288
.352
.333
.686
93
21
CSE
3B
26
120
110
20
29
5
2
0
12
1
6
0
4
.264
.302
.345
.647
82
22
MULT
2B
10
44
36
12
8
3
0
0
4
0
7
0
1
.222
.349
.306
.654
76
23
PRC
RF
1
5
4
1
1
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
.250
.400
.250
.650
73
24
HIL
SS
9
37
33
6
9
2
0
0
4
0
2
0
2
.273
.314
.333
.648
69
25
PHG
3B
3
13
10
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
.200
.385
.200
.585
67
26
CSE
LF
26
111
97
15
23
1
1
0
11
0
11
0
3
.237
.315
.268
.583
64
27
NLG
SS
32
149
120
18
30
4
0
0
11
0
18
0
11
.250
.348
.283
.631
62
28
BRG
SS
24
108
97
15
23
2
1
0
12
6
9
1
1
.237
.308
.278
.587
60
29
AC
LF
21
95
89
8
21
3
1
0
9
0
6
0
0
.236
.284
.292
.576
58
30
PHG
RF
3
11
11
1
2
0
1
0
2
1
0
0
0
.182
.182
.364
.545
57
31
AC
CF
21
86
77
7
17
2
1
0
9
0
6
0
3
.221
.277
.273
.550
51
32
HIL
3B
8
31
27
3
6
1
0
0
4
1
3
0
1
.222
.300
.259
.559
46
33
NLG
2B
32
131
109
20
26
2
1
0
13
0
6
2
14
.239
.291
.275
.566
45
34
CSE
2B
26
106
89
7
16
3
1
0
8
1
12
0
5
.180
.277
.236
.513
44
35
BRG
C
24
94
83
3
17
1
1
0
8
2
8
0
3
.205
.275
.241
.516
41
36
CSE
RF
26
108
96
8
20
1
0
0
6
3
8
1
3
.208
.276
.219
.495
39
37
AC
1B
21
87
81
6
14
2
1
0
8
0
6
0
0
.173
.230
.222
.452
24
38
HIL
C
8
33
27
2
5
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
2
.185
.290
.185
.476
24
39
PHG
LF
3
13
11
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.182
.250
.182
.432
24
40
3B
22
93
85
7
14
1
1
0
3
1
5
0
3
.165
.211
.200
.411
13
41
SS
2
7
6
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
.167
.167
.167
.333
1
42
PRC
3B
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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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