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)


Roster
Pos Uni Bats Throws
25
SS
74
5'10"
164
R
8/1/1882 (Norfolk, VA)
28
SP
3
9.0
5'9"
180
5/30/1880 (Nashville, TN)
12/29/1955 (Chicago, IL)
28
SP
44
54.0
5'9"
230
R
R
9/17/1879 (La Grange, TX)
12/9/1930 (Kankakee, IL)
25
CF
97
5'8"
170
L
R
10/12/1882 (Buena, VA)
12/19/1951 (Buffalo, NY)
29
LF
107
5'6"
185
L
8/27/1878 (Brookland, VA)
9/15/1952 (Richmond, VA)
22
SP
5
11.0
5'5"
145
5/28/1886 (Pittsburgh, PA)
28
RF
94
5'5"
143
R
R
12/6/1879 (Washington, DC)
8/22/1942 (New York, NY)
28
C
33
8/1879 (Clay Center, KS)
8/26/1942 (Chicago, IL)
28
2B
76
R
R
34
SS
17
R
2/1874 (birthplace unknown)
12/24/1960 (Saginaw, MI)
RP
1
4.0
32
1B
90
R
R
10/9/1875 (Detroit, MI)
9/2/1917 (Chicago, IL)
SP
3
9.0
33
SP
18
40.0
9/5/1874 (Rome, GA)
9/1/1946 (Chicago, IL)
22
2B
19
9.0
R
8/24/1885 (Allegheny, PA)
2/28/1912 (Coraopolis, PA)
30
3B
96
R
3/8/1878 (Platte City, MO)
1913 (Omaha, NE)
22
SP
8
18.0
3/3/1886 (Topeka, KS)
22
C
60
R
R
1886 (Richmond, VA)
9/26/1922 (Chicago, IL)
30
SP
21
45.2
R
R
9/12/1877 (Detroit, MI)
12/16/1946 (Chicago, IL)

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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