1920 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1920 Chicago American Giants


49 - 21 - 3


43 - 17 - 2 in the Negro National League I

1919 / 1921 (Team History)

Managed by:
Rube Foster (49-21-2)

Top Pitcher


Dave
Brown

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
105
2nd ERA+
132
1st
OPS
.657
3rd ERA
2.32
1st
BA
.254
4th BA
.220
1st
OBP
.335
1st K/BB
1.74
2nd
SLG
.322
4th K%
13.4%
1st
BB%
9.7%
1st BB%
7.7%
2nd
K%
HR%
0.3%
1st
ISO
.067
4th WHIP
1.09
1st

Notes:


• Champions of the Negro National League I
• Home Ballpark: Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
• 2 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame
• 1 member of the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame
Rube Foster (Owner & Business Manager)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
28
52
193
162
21
38
2
0
1
20
6
22
1
8
.235
.330
.265
.595
86
1B
31
60
229
197
24
42
4
2
1
29
4
18
4
10
.213
.292
.269
.561
75
2B
30
67
283
236
65
74
14
2
0
36
11
34
4
9
.314
.409
.390
.799
149
3B
25
60
265
224
47
58
8
2
0
23
6
33
1
7
.259
.357
.313
.669
109
SS
24
60
237
208
22
44
6
1
0
26
8
19
1
9
.212
.281
.250
.531
66
LF
33
62
236
202
24
42
4
4
0
29
4
23
2
9
.208
.295
.267
.562
76
CF
26
66
270
231
53
95
21
9
2
58
8
30
0
9
.411
.479
.606
1.085
238
RF
24
29
128
110
23
30
4
1
0
10
5
12
0
6
.273
.344
.327
.672
110
LF
25
41
158
141
15
23
3
0
0
7
4
13
0
4
.163
.234
.184
.418
31
C
24
45
154
136
18
44
9
5
0
34
0
12
3
3
.324
.391
.463
.854
166
LF
20
8
28
24
3
5
0
1
0
2
0
3
0
1
.208
.296
.292
.588
84
C
22
4
13
12
1
2
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
.167
.167
.167
.333
4
SS
21
4
13
11
0
2
0
1
0
2
0
0
1
1
.182
.250
.364
.614
91
SS
20
3
9
9
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.111
.111
.111
.222
-31
RF
27
3
8
4
3
1
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
1
.250
.571
.250
.821
158
3B
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
C
17
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
-
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
25
21
63
53
4
7
0
0
0
4
1
7
0
3
.132
.233
.132
.365
14
SP
23
23
59
51
1
9
0
0
0
2
0
3
0
5
.176
.222
.176
.399
25
SP
31
16
49
40
4
5
0
0
0
3
0
7
0
2
.125
.255
.125
.380
19
SP
27
18
41
38
4
11
0
0
0
3
1
1
0
2
.289
.308
.289
.597
87
SP
32
10
27
24
2
6
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
2
.250
.280
.250
.530
66
23
655
2469
2119
334
539
75
28
4
293
59
240
18
92
.254
.335
.322
.657
105
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
30
2B
283
.383
.306
12.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.076
.074
26
CF
270
.496
.306
11.1%
7.8%
0.7%
0.5%
.195
.074
25
3B
265
.329
.306
12.5%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.054
.074
24
SS
237
.259
.306
8.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.038
.074
33
LF
236
.274
.306
9.7%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.059
.074
31
1B
229
.272
.306
7.9%
7.8%
0.4%
0.5%
.056
.074
28
C
193
.293
.306
11.4%
7.8%
0.5%
0.5%
.031
.074
25
LF
158
.212
.306
8.2%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.021
.074
24
C
154
.403
.306
7.8%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.140
.074
24
RF
128
.319
.306
9.4%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.055
.074
25
SP
63
.192
.306
11.1%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
23
SP
59
.187
.306
5.1%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
31
SP
49
.208
.306
14.3%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
27
SP
41
.280
.306
2.4%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
20
LF
28
.284
.306
10.7%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.083
.074
32
SP
27
.246
.306
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
22
C
13
.150
.306
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
21
SS
13
.272
.306
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.182
.074
20
SS
9
.108
.306
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
27
RF
8
.406
.306
37.5%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
3B
4
.000
.306
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
17
C
1
.000
.306
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
-
1
.000
.306
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.074
23
2469
.316
.306
9.7%
7.8%
0.2%
0.5%
.067
.074
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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