1908 Chicago Leland Giants - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1908 Chicago Leland Giants


15 - 7


(1st place in the Western Independent Clubs )

1901 / 1909 (Team History)

Managed by:
Rube Foster (15-7)

Top Hitter


Danger
Talbert

Top Pitcher


Rube
Foster

League Ranks (3 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
97
1st ERA+
100
2nd
OPS
.769
2nd ERA
3.25
1st
BA
.303
1st BA
.259
2nd
OBP
.368
1st K/BB
0.75
3rd
SLG
.401
3rd K%
8.3%
3rd
BB%
8.5%
1st BB%
11.0%
3rd
K%
HR%
0.1%
1st
ISO
.098
3rd WHIP
1.45
3rd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Logan Square Park (Chicago, IL)
• 2 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame
Frank Leland (General Manager)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
SP
28
13
44
41
8
14
2
0
1
10
1
0
2
.341
.357
.463
.821
109
CF
25
21
97
84
22
31
10
2
1
24
11
0
2
.369
.442
.571
1.014
158
SP
30
7
21
20
2
8
0
1
0
6
0
0
1
.400
.400
.500
.900
129
C
22
15
60
53
9
19
3
0
0
8
2
0
5
.358
.382
.415
.797
104
2B
22
5
19
16
2
4
0
1
0
1
1
0
2
.250
.294
.375
.669
70
SP
33
5
18
15
6
7
3
1
0
5
2
0
1
.467
.529
.800
1.329
236
SP
22
1
5
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
3
RP
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
2B
28
16
76
67
21
21
3
0
0
7
6
1
2
.313
.378
.358
.737
90
1B
32
22
90
75
15
21
6
0
0
10
10
0
5
.280
.365
.360
.725
87
SP
22
2
8
5
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
.000
.286
.000
.286
-19
SP
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RF
28
21
94
81
17
21
9
0
0
14
11
0
2
.259
.348
.370
.718
84
SS
34
4
17
16
3
6
0
1
0
3
0
0
1
.375
.375
.500
.875
122
C
28
9
33
29
4
8
2
0
0
4
1
0
3
.276
.300
.345
.645
65
SP
28
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
3B
30
22
96
76
15
21
6
0
0
13
16
1
3
.276
.409
.355
.764
98
LF
29
22
107
92
24
29
5
1
0
11
8
2
5
.315
.382
.391
.774
99
SS
25
18
74
71
9
17
5
0
0
11
3
0
0
.239
.270
.310
.580
48
19
206
866
753
159
228
54
7
2
127
74
4
35
.303
.368
.401
.769
97
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
29
LF
107
.343
.343
7.5%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.076
.142
25
CF
97
.439
.343
11.3%
8.2%
1.0%
0.9%
.202
.142
30
3B
96
.356
.343
16.7%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.079
.142
28
RF
94
.326
.343
11.7%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.111
.142
32
1B
90
.321
.343
11.1%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.080
.142
28
2B
76
.338
.343
7.9%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.045
.142
25
SS
74
.266
.343
4.1%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.070
.142
22
C
60
.334
.343
3.3%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.057
.142
28
SP
44
.349
.343
2.3%
8.2%
2.3%
0.9%
.122
.142
28
C
33
.267
.343
3.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.069
.142
30
SP
21
.383
.343
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.100
.142
22
2B
19
.268
.343
5.3%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.125
.142
33
SP
18
.535
.343
11.1%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.333
.142
34
SS
17
.364
.343
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.125
.142
22
SP
8
.187
.343
25.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.142
22
SP
5
.185
.343
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.142
SP
3
.000
.343
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.142
28
SP
3
.000
.343
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.142
RP
1
.000
.343
0.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.142
19
866
.340
.343
8.5%
8.2%
0.2%
0.9%
.098
.142
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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