1921 Chicago American Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1921 Chicago American Giants


55 - 29 - 4


44 - 22 - 2 in the Negro National League I

1920 / 1922 (Team History)

Managed by:
Rube Foster (55-29-4)

Top Pitcher


Dave
Brown

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
90
5th ERA+
103
3rd
OPS
.638
8th ERA
3.35
1st
BA
.242
8th BA
.242
1st
OBP
.314
7th K/BB
1.74
2nd
SLG
.324
8th K%
12.5%
2nd
BB%
8.2%
2nd BB%
7.2%
5th
K%
HR%
0.9%
6th
ISO
.081
7th WHIP
1.20
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)


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
26
17
2
.895
26
18
15
5
2
180.1
62
50
136
2
45
126
1
8
723
2.50
139
SP
24
14
8
.636
31
18
13
3
0
159.2
66
50
143
5
37
77
1
6
661
2.82
123
SP
32
7
8
.467
22
15
8
1
0
121.2
88
69
129
5
43
42
0
3
529
5.10
68
SP
28
6
4
.600
14
11
9
2
0
91.1
43
34
75
5
32
35
0
7
380
3.35
103
SP
23
4
2
.667
10
9
6
1
0
70.2
35
27
77
8
24
34
0
2
304
3.44
101
SP
27
3
1
.750
7
5
3
0
0
37.1
21
12
39
0
5
21
0
1
160
2.89
119
SP
20
2
2
.500
5
5
4
0
0
35.1
15
12
29
0
7
29
0
0
142
3.06
113
SP
20
0
1
.000
4
2
1
0
0
18.1
13
12
17
2
16
10
0
1
89
5.89
59
SP
21
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
8.0
2
1
7
0
7
4
0
0
36
1.13
307
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.2
3
3
2
1
2
2
0
1
13
10.13
34
10
53
28
.654
123
84
59
12
2
725.1
348
270
654
28
218
380
2
29
3037
3.35
103
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
26
SP
180.1
1.00
1.24
17.4%
11.4%
6.2%
7.0%
2.80
1.62
0.3%
0.8%
24
SP
159.2
1.13
1.24
11.6%
11.3%
5.6%
7.0%
2.08
1.62
0.8%
0.8%
32
SP
121.2
1.41
1.24
7.9%
11.3%
8.1%
7.0%
0.98
1.62
0.9%
0.8%
28
SP
91.1
1.17
1.24
9.2%
11.2%
8.4%
6.9%
1.09
1.62
1.3%
0.8%
23
SP
70.2
1.43
1.24
11.2%
11.2%
7.9%
6.9%
1.42
1.62
2.6%
0.8%
27
SP
37.1
1.18
1.24
13.1%
11.1%
3.1%
6.9%
4.20
1.62
0.0%
0.8%
20
SP
35.1
1.02
1.24
20.4%
11.1%
4.9%
6.9%
4.14
1.62
0.0%
0.8%
20
SP
18.1
1.80
1.24
11.2%
11.1%
18.0%
6.8%
0.63
1.62
2.2%
0.8%
21
SP
8.0
1.75
1.24
11.1%
11.0%
19.4%
6.8%
0.57
1.62
0.0%
0.8%
RP
2.2
1.50
1.24
15.4%
11.0%
15.4%
6.8%
1.00
1.62
7.7%
0.8%
10
725.1
1.20
1.24
12.5%
11.3%
7.2%
7.0%
1.74
1.62
0.9%
0.8%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
26
SP
26
723
659
62
136
16
8
2
16
45
126
8
11
10
.206
.265
.264
.529
24
SP
31
661
601
66
143
14
5
5
14
37
77
6
17
10
.238
.289
.303
.592
32
SP
22
529
466
88
129
23
4
5
10
43
42
3
17
8
.277
.342
.376
.717
28
SP
14
380
330
43
75
4
4
5
4
32
35
7
11
6
.227
.309
.309
.618
23
SP
10
304
268
35
77
6
4
8
6
24
34
2
10
3
.287
.350
.429
.779
27
SP
7
160
145
21
39
5
4
0
2
5
21
1
9
3
.269
.298
.359
.657
20
SP
5
142
128
15
29
7
1
0
2
7
29
0
7
1
.227
.267
.297
.564
20
SP
4
89
69
13
17
4
0
2
7
16
10
1
3
2
.246
.395
.391
.787
21
SP
3
36
27
2
7
1
0
0
0
7
4
0
2
1
.259
.412
.296
.708
RP
1
13
10
3
2
0
0
1
0
2
2
1
0
0
.200
.385
.500
.885
10
123
3037
2703
348
654
80
30
28
61
218
380
29
87
44
.242
.305
.325
.630
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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