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1928 in the Negro Leagues


Contents

[edit] Standings

BOLD indicates League Champion

[edit] Negro National League

Source: The Negro Leagues Book by Dick Clark and Larry Lester
Team 1st Half W L WPCT 2nd Half W L WPCT Overall W L WPCT
St. Louis Stars 1. 32 8 .800 1. 34 18 .654 1. 66 26 .717
Kansas City Monarchs 3. 24 15 .615 3. 26 16 .619 2. 50 31 .617
Detroit Stars 2. 29 13 .690 4. 25 24 .510 3. 54 37 .593
Chicago American Giants 4. 24 20 .545 2. 30 17 .638 4. 54 37 .593
Birmingham Black Barons 5. 19 28 .404 5. 25 26 .490 5. 44 54 .449
Memphis Red Sox 6. 16 25 .390 6. 14 23 .378 6. 30 48 .385
Cleveland Tigers 7. 19 53 .264
Cuban Stars 8. 12 37 .245

[edit] Eastern Colored League

Source: The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues by John Holway
Team W L WPCT
Homestead Grays 8 5 .615
Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 32 23 .582
Hilldale 26 27 .491
Baltimore Black Sox 20 22 .476
NYC Lincoln Giants 17 21 .447
Cuban Stars 1 3 .250

The Eastern Colored League folded in mid-season. No champion was declared

[edit] Independent Teams

Source: Teams list from The Negro Leagues Book by Dick Clark and Larry Lester; records are from The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues, John Holway

[edit] Leading Players

[edit] Batters

[edit] Pitchers

[edit] Postseason

Despite having a lower researched won-lost record than St. Louis, Chicago was declared second-half champions of the NNL. St. Louis beat the American Giants five games to four in the championship playoff.

Negro League Seasons

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1940 · 1941 · 1942 · 1943 · 1944 · 1945
Late Era
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1950s · 1960s

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