1897 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1897 Season


Independent Clubs


1896 / 1898

Top Hitter


Louis
Reynolds

Top Pitcher


William
Selden

Leaders

Slugging %

# Player Team SLG
1
CU
.944
2
CXG
.857
3
CXG
.789
4
CU
.750
5
CU
.742
6
CU
.719
7
CBG
.667
8
CU/PFG
.622
9
CU
.622
10
CU
.621

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
CU
279
2
CXG
186
3
CXG
186
4
CU
165
5
PFG
124
6
CU
106
7
CXG
80
8
CBG
71
9
CBG
70
10
CU
62


Advanced Batting

Bats:


Qualified:



Teams
# Team Lg
1
IND
8
350
.408
4.0%
3.7%
.225
2
IND
4
165
.324
11.5%
1.2%
.107
3
IND
5
195
.293
11.8%
2.1%
.142
4
IND
1
39
.275
10.3%
0.0%
.000
4
1
19
749
.352
8.0%
2.5%
.167



Players
# Team Pos
1
CXG
C
16
.581
6.3%
0.0%
.286
2
CU
1B
39
.521
2.6%
5.1%
.222
3
PFG
3B
5
.509
40.0%
0.0%
.000
4
CBG
C
19
.491
26.3%
5.3%
.231
5
CBG
3B
19
.489
5.3%
0.0%
.222
6
PFG
RF
4
.468
0.0%
0.0%
.000
7
CU
CF
37
.448
0.0%
2.7%
.189
8
CU
LF
32
.441
0.0%
0.0%
.138
9
CXG
2B
23
.435
13.0%
8.7%
.474
10
CU
3B
35
.416
2.9%
5.7%
.355
11
SS
41
.410
4.9%
2.4%
.243
12
CU
C
36
.406
8.3%
8.3%
.406
13
CU
2B
42
.396
7.1%
2.4%
.135
14
CBG
LF
18
.364
11.1%
0.0%
.063
15
C
27
.361
3.7%
0.0%
.080
16
CBG
SS
15
.337
6.7%
0.0%
.143
17
CBG
1B
15
.303
6.7%
0.0%
.000
18
CXG
3B
23
.285
8.7%
0.0%
.048
19
CF
36
.283
19.4%
0.0%
.000
20
CXG
LF
23
.268
17.4%
0.0%
.056
21
2B
19
.250
5.3%
5.3%
.278
22
CU
2B
40
.246
5.0%
0.0%
.081
23
CBG
CF
18
.238
16.7%
0.0%
.000
24
PFG
C
4
.234
0.0%
0.0%
.000
25
PFG
P
4
.234
0.0%
0.0%
.000
26
CXG
1B
21
.204
14.3%
0.0%
.000
27
CXG
RF
21
.202
4.8%
4.8%
.150
28
PFG
CF
4
.201
25.0%
0.0%
.000
29
PFG
SS
5
.187
0.0%
0.0%
.000
30
PFG
1B
5
.161
20.0%
0.0%
.000
31
CXG
SS
16
.159
12.5%
0.0%
.000
32
PFG
2B
4
.000
0.0%
0.0%
.000
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James