1897 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1897 Season


Independent Clubs


1896 / 1898

Top Hitter


Louis
Reynolds

Top Pitcher


William
Selden

Leaders

On Base %

# Player Team OBP
1
CXG
.600
2
CBG
.556
3
CU
.541
4
CU
.483
5
CU
.474
6
CBG
.474
7
CU
.432
8
CU
.425
9
CU/PFG
.410
10
CXG
.409

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


Players

Bats:


Throws:



# Team Pos Bats Throws
1
CXG
22
RF
21
R
R
2/2/1875 (Normal, IL)
7/11/1947 (Chicago, IL)
2
PFG
28
CF
4
2/26/1869 (birthplace unknown)
10/14/1950 (Minneapolis, MN)
3
CU
24
P
20
29.0
R
R
10/22/1872 (Hopkinsville, KY)
3/26/1938 (death place unknown)
4
PFG
27
C
4
1/1870 (birthplace unknown)
5
CU
C
36
6
CBG
1B
4
7
30
2B
19
R
1/17/1932 (Pittsburgh, PA)
8
PFG
19
2B
4
5'8"
160
R
R
8/31/1877 (Cincinnati, OH)
7/9/1932 (Cincinnati, OH)
9
CBG
31
3B
19
5'7"
155
R
R
8/1/1865 (Pittsfield, MA)
5/27/1937 (New York, NY)
10
CBG
30
SS
15
R
R
3/4/1867 (Norristown, PA)
5/1/1932 (Hamilton, NJ)
11
23
SS
41
16.0
L
2/1874 (birthplace unknown)
12
CU
39
2B
40
9.0
1858 (birthplace unknown)
13
CBG
24
CF
18
4.2
5/1873 (birthplace unknown)
8/14/1904 (East Liverpool, OH)
14
CU
27
3B
35
8/1869 (Nashville, TN)
15
CBG
P
5
9.0
16
CXG
31
3B
23
9/28/1865 (Greenville, NJ)
5/15/1900 (New York, NY)
17
CXG
LF
23
18
C
27
19
CF
36
L
20
PFG
24
SS
5
5'10"
170
R
R
9/23/1872 (Findlay, OH)
9/4/1963 (Buffalo, NY)
21
CU
LF
32
R
R
22
CBG
29
C
19
8/8/1867 (Carlisle, PA)
4/23/1931 (New York, NY)
23
CU
29
RF
9
24
CBG
26
P
3
8.0
6/1871 (Phelps, NY)
2/28/1911 (Boston, MA)
25
CBG
29
1B
15
3.1
1868 (Detroit, MI)
5/10/1917 (Saginaw, MI)
26
CBG
20
RF
8
5.2
11/1876 (Lexington, VA)
11/30/1928 (Harrisburg, PA)
27
CU
21
2B
42
18.0
R
R
10/9/1875 (Detroit, MI)
9/2/1917 (Chicago, IL)
28
CXG
P
10
18.0
29
PFG
25
3B
5
R
3/2/1872 (Omaha, NE)
8/23/1940 (Battle Creek, MI)
30
CU
1B
39
31
CBG
24
LF
4
5/1873 (Frederick, MD)
32
CXG
30
P
13
18.0
10/10/1866 (Norfolk, VA)
8/26/1926 (Boston, MA)
33
CXG
P
7
9.0
34
CBG
LF
18
2.1
35
CU
CF
37
36
PFG
27
1B
5
9/1869 (birthplace unknown)
37
CXG
27
SS
16
1870 (Boston, MA)
11/5/1897 (Cambridge, MA)
38
CXG
29
2B
23
R
R
6/12/1868 (Bellaire, OH)
8/26/1955 (Central Islip, NY)
39
CXG
31
C
16
R
R
1/27/1866 (Harrisburg, PA)
9/23/1934 (Atlantic City, NJ)
40
PFG
21
P
4
8.0
L
7/1875 (birthplace unknown)
11/26/1915 (Kalamazoo, MI)
41
CXG
27
1B
21
6'2"
180
R
R
1870 (birthplace unknown)
9/15/1912 (Harrisburg, PA)
42
PFG
RF
4

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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