1928 Homestead Grays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1928 Homestead Grays


11 - 9


(2nd place in the Eastern Independent Clubs )

1918 / 1929 (Team History)

Managed by:
Cum Posey (11-9)

Top Hitter


Vic
Harris

Top Pitcher


Lefty
Williams

League Ranks (5 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
122
1st ERA+
84
4th
OPS
.829
2nd ERA
4.90
2nd
BA
.323
1st BA
.290
3rd
OBP
.374
1st K/BB
1.96
2nd
SLG
.455
2nd K%
14.2%
2nd
BB%
6.8%
3rd BB%
7.3%
2nd
K%
HR%
1.5%
5th
ISO
.133
2nd WHIP
1.44
3rd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
• 3 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame
• 1 member of the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame


1928 Homestead Grays
Glossary

Left Field
23
1.3
0.8
0.6
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
Center Field
32
0.2
0.1
0.2

Right Field
32
0.5
0.6
0.0
Shortstop
23
0.0
0.6
-0.4
28
0.0
0.2
-0.3
Second Base
26
0.5
0.6
-0.1
30
0.3
-0.3
0.5
Third Base
33
0.2
0.4
-0.2
First Base
31
0.6
0.5
0.2
Manager W-L
11-9
.550
Catcher
26
0.1
-0.1
0.2
32
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
25
0.2
0.2
0.0
32
0.2
0.0
0.1
+
Starting Pitcher
27
50.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
42
28.0
0.2
0.2
0.0
33
25.2
0.6
0.5
0.0
34
25.0
-0.2
-0.4
0.2
28
7.0
0.5
0.5
0.0
29
2.1
-0.2
-0.3
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.


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