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1931 Chicago American Giants

1931 > Class Negro Majors > 1931 Negro National League
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Represented: Chicago, IL
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Other Years: 1930

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 James Bray* -- 14 11 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .273 .429 .273 .701 3 0
2 Jim Brown# 38 15 15 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .067 .133 .200 2 0
3 Edward Chapman? -- 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0
4 Son Childs -- 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1
5 William Clay -- 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
6 Sam Crawford 39 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
7 Pepper Daniels 28 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
8 Davis? -- 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0
9 Robert Griffin? 18 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
10 Perry Hall* 33 14 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .077 .143 .077 .220 1 0
11 George Harney 41 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0
12 Walter Harper -- 19 19 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .158 .158 .316 3 0
13 Robert Holsey? -- 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
14 Stanford Jackson 36 82 77 14 22 1 0 0 2 2 4 .286 .321 .299 .620 23 1
15 Harry Jeffries? -- 40 40 4 9 1 0 0 1 0 0 .225 .225 .250 .475 10 0
16 Dave Knight? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
17 Dave Malarcher# 36 45 44 1 11 0 0 0 3 1 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 11 1
18 Jack Marshall 22 28 28 6 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .464 .750 13 0
19 Guy Ousley -- 33 32 2 4 0 0 0 3 0 1 .125 .152 .125 .277 4 0
20 Malvin Powell 23 19 19 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .105 .105 .158 .263 3 0
21 John Reed? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
22 Harry Roberts -- 17 17 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .235 .235 .353 .588 6 0
23 A. Smith? -- 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0
24 C. Smith? -- 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 0
25 G. Smith? -- 4 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .750 .750 .750 1.500 3 0
26 J. Smith? -- 8 8 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .375 .375 .375 .750 3 0
27 Zack Spencer? -- 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
28 Sandy Thompson* -- 74 73 13 26 1 0 0 1 0 1 .356 .365 .370 .735 27 0
29 Roy Tyler 31 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
30 Pinky Ward -- 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0
31 Charlie Williams? 27 32 32 3 13 3 2 0 0 1 0 .406 .406 .625 1.031 20 0
32 William Ziegler -- 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0
32 Players 32.0
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Edward Chapman? -- 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 2 4 0 0 0 1 0.500 4.5 0.0 0.0
2 William Clay* -- 0 1 .000 1 1 0 7.0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0.286 2.6 0.0 0.0
3 Sam Crawford 39 0 1 .000 1 1 0 8.0 20 14 1 7 0 0 2.625 22.5 1.1 7.9 7.00
4 Robert Griffin? 18 0 2 .000 2 0 0 11.0 10 14 10 4 1 1 1.818 8.2 8.2 3.3 0.40
5 George Harney 41 0 1 .000 1 1 0 8.0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0.625 0.0 5.6 5.6 1.00
6 Robert Holsey? -- 1 1 .500 1 1 0 20.1 21 14 12 5 0 0 1.623 9.3 5.3 2.2 0.42
7 Dave Knight? -- 0 1 .000 1 1 0 8.0 15 9 0 0 0 0 1.875 16.9 0.0 0.0
8 Luther McDonald? 25 8 4 .667 10 10 2 97.0 99 31 14 39 2 0 1.165 9.2 1.3 3.6 2.79 Stats for 2 teams
9 Malvin Powell 23 0 1 .000 1 1 0 28.0 14 7 10 3 0 0 0.857 4.5 3.2 1.0 0.30
10 Zack Spencer? -- 1 0 1.000 3 0 0 13.0 9 8 7 7 1 0 1.231 6.2 4.8 4.8 1.00
11 James Winston* -- 0 2 .000 2 2 0 18.0 19 15 7 4 1 0 1.444 9.5 3.5 2.0 0.57 Stats for 2 teams
11 Players 25.9
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
James Bray -- L R 5' 11.0" 185 Unknown
Jim Brown 38 S R 6' 0.0" 205 1893
Edward Chapman -- Unknown Berwyn, IL, US
Son Childs -- R R Unknown
William Clay -- R L Unknown
Sam Crawford 39 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Apr 15, 1892 Dallas, TX, US
Pepper Daniels 28 R R Aug 20, 1902 Valdosta, GA, US
Davis -- Unknown
Robert Griffin 18 1913 Meridian, MS, US
Perry Hall 33 L R Apr 18, 1898 Hogansville, GA, US
Hallie Harding 28 L R 1903
George Harney 41 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 1, 1890 Bessemer, AL, US
Walter Harper -- R R Unknown
Robert Holsey -- Unknown
Stanford Jackson 36 R R 5' 0.0" 140 Aug 10, 1894 Shuqualak, MS, US
Harry Jeffries -- R Unknown
Dave Knight -- Unknown
Dave Malarcher 36 S R 5' 7.0" 150 Oct 18, 1894 Union, LA, US
Jack Marshall 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 8, 1908 Montgomery, AL, US
Luther McDonald 25 Feb 6, 1906
Guy Ousley -- R R Unknown
Malvin Powell 23 R R 5' 5.0" 150 May 30, 1908 Edwards, MS, US
John Reed -- Unknown
Harry Roberts -- R R Unknown
Nat Rogers 38 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Jun 7, 1893 Spartanburg, SC, US
A. Smith -- Unknown
C. Smith -- Unknown
Clarence Smith -- R R 5' 10.0" 185 Unknown
G. Smith -- Unknown
J. Smith -- Unknown
Zack Spencer -- Unknown
Sandy Thompson -- L R Unknown
Roy Tyler 31 R R 5' 7.0" 180 Dec 5, 1899
Pinky Ward -- R R Unknown Atlantic City, NJ, US
C. Williams -- Unknown
Charlie Williams 27 R Aug, 1903 Mobile, AL, US
James Winston -- R L Unknown
William Ziegler -- R R Unknown

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