1929 Homestead Grays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1929 Homestead Grays


32 - 34 - 3


32 - 29 - 3 in the American Negro League

1918 / 1930 (Team History)

Managed by:
Cum Posey (32-34-3)

Top Hitter


Vic
Harris

Top Pitcher


Joe
Williams

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
87
4th ERA+
110
3rd
OPS
.760
4th ERA
4.72
3rd
BA
.294
4th BA
.287
2nd
OBP
.352
4th K/BB
1.43
1st
SLG
.408
4th K%
11.3%
1st
BB%
7.7%
5th BB%
7.9%
2nd
K%
HR%
0.9%
1st
ISO
.114
4th WHIP
1.47
2nd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
• 4 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame


1929 Homestead Grays
Glossary

Left Field
24
1.6
0.6
1.2
34
-0.7
-0.4
0.3
35
-0.4
0.4
-0.2
30
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
Center Field
29
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
32
0.2
-0.0
0.3

Right Field
33
-0.3
0.1
-0.2
32
0.3
0.2
0.1
Shortstop
27
0.9
1.2
-0.4
27
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
25
0.2
-0.0
0.2
29
0.0
-0.2
0.2
24
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
Second Base
31
-1.2
-0.7
-0.6
28
0.3
0.4
-0.1
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
Third Base
29
1.5
2.0
-0.5
27
0.7
0.0
0.5
29
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
First Base
32
0.7
0.6
0.2
Manager W-L
32-34
.485
Catcher
26
0.9
0.6
0.2
+
Starting Pitcher
28
165.2
2.8
2.3
0.5
43
129.2
3.1
3.5
-0.3
34
99.2
0.5
0.7
-0.1
33
59.2
0.1
0.4
-0.2
35
29.0
0.1
0.2
-0.1
29
11.2
0.9
0.8
0.1
6.0
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
29
5.1
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
Relief Pitcher

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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.


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