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1937 Chicago American Giants

1937 > Class Negro Majors > 1937 Negro American League
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Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: n/a
Represented: Chicago, IL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1938

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 Tobias Barnes 26 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 2 0
2 Cliff Blackman? -- 13 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .083 .154 .083 .237 1 0
3 Ted Bond* 33 111 104 19 24 1 3 0 1 4 4 .231 .259 .298 .557 31 3
4 Larry Brown# 35 58 55 8 9 1 0 0 4 0 1 .164 .179 .182 .360 10 2
5 Richard Byas# 27 74 72 3 21 1 0 0 3 2 0 .292 .292 .306 .597 22 2
6 Zack Clayton* 20 31 31 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .097 .097 .161 .258 5 0
7 Norman Cross? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
8 Jesse Douglas* 21 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
9 Herman Dunlap -- 94 90 16 24 6 0 3 4 2 2 .267 .283 .433 .716 39 2
10 Bill Foster# 33 17 15 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .067 .067 .133 .200 2 2
11 C. Hardy? -- 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
12 Paul Hardy 26 39 37 6 10 2 0 0 0 1 1 .270 .289 .324 .614 12 1
13 Ivory? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
14 Jack Marshall 28 117 113 19 28 1 1 1 4 2 2 .248 .261 .301 .562 34 2
15 Jack Miles? -- 17 17 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .118 .118 .235 .353 4 0
16 Hank Miller 19 9 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .333 .250 .583 2 0
17 Malvin Powell 29 17 17 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .176 .176 .353 3 0
18 Alec Radcliffe 31 128 124 14 32 4 5 2 9 7 1 .258 .264 .419 .683 52 3
19 Wilson Redus 32 120 119 8 17 2 1 1 1 2 0 .143 .143 .202 .345 24 1
20 Earnest Smith -- 6 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0
21 John Smith -- 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
22 Dan Thomas -- 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
23 Theodore Trent 33 17 17 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .059 .059 .059 .118 1 0
24 Williams? -- 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
24 Players 30.0
* - 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 Cliff Blackman? -- 2 2 .500 5 2 1 36.2 43 23 16 17 0 0 1.609 10.6 3.9 4.2 1.06
2 Zack Clayton* 20 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 1 3 0 0 3.000 18.0 9.0 27.0 3.00
3 Sugg Cornelius 30 5 5 .500 11 5 1 108.2 86 47 28 58 1 5 1.049 7.1 2.3 4.8 2.07 Stats for 2 teams
4 Norman Cross? -- 0 2 .000 0 0 0 6.0 11 8 2 0 0 1 2.167 16.5 3.0 0.0 0.00
5 Bill Foster* 33 3 3 .500 6 1 1 47.2 41 21 19 23 0 1 1.259 7.7 3.6 4.3 1.21
6 Floyd Kranson 23 2 3 .400 4 1 0 34.0 35 17 9 18 2 2 1.294 9.3 2.4 4.8 2.00 Stats for 2 teams
7 Joe Lillard 32 0 1 .000 1 0 0 7.2 17 12 3 1 0 0 2.609 20.0 3.5 1.2 0.33
8 Jack Miles? -- 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 27.0
9 Porter Moss 27 1 5 .167 6 2 0 60.1 59 36 7 40 2 0 1.094 8.8 1.0 6.0 5.71 Stats for 3 teams
10 Malvin Powell 29 1 1 .500 4 1 0 21.1 20 14 7 5 1 0 1.266 8.4 3.0 2.1 0.71
11 John Smith* -- 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0.500 4.5 0.0 9.0
12 Dan Thomas? -- 0 1 .000 0 0 0 6.1 6 5 3 6 0 2 1.421 8.5 4.3 8.5 2.00
13 Theodore Trent 33 3 3 .500 7 4 3 54.1 41 17 7 23 0 0 0.883 6.8 1.2 3.8 3.29
13 Players 29.8
* - 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
Newt Allen 34 L R 5' 8.0" 160 May 19, 1903 Austin, TX, US
Tobias Barnes 26 R R May 31, 1911 Camden, SC, US
Cliff Blackman -- Unknown
Ted Bond 33 L R 5' 7.0" 140 Jan 25, 1904 Grand Rapids, MI, US
Larry Brown 35 S R 5' 7.0" 162 Sep 16, 1901 Pratt City, AL, US
Richard Byas 27 S R 5' 8.0" 165 Mar 19, 1910 Pineland, TX, US
Zack Clayton 20 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 17, 1917 Gloucester County, VA, US
Sugg Cornelius 30 R R 5' 8.0" 180 Sep 3, 1906 Atlanta, GA, US
Benny Cox -- R R Unknown
Norman Cross -- Unknown
Jesse Douglas 21 L R 5' 8.0" 170 Mar 27, 1916 Longview, TX, US
Frank Duncan 36 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 14, 1901 Kansas City, MO, US
Herman Dunlap -- R R Unknown
Bill Foster 33 S L 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 12, 1904 Calvert, TX, US
Luther Gillard -- Unknown
C. Hardy -- Unknown
Paul Hardy 26 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 17, 1910 Meridian, MS, US
William Hoskins 23 L R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 25, 1913 Charleston, MS, US
Ivory -- Unknown
Floyd Kranson 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 24, 1913 Natchitoches, LA, US
Joe Lillard 32 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jun 15, 1905 Tulsa, OK, US
Jack Marshall 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 8, 1908 Montgomery, AL, US
Henry McCall 29 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 6, 1907 Hattisburg, MS, US
Jack Miles -- Unknown
Hank Miller 19 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jul 17, 1917 Glenolden, PA, US
Porter Moss 27 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 19, 1910 Cincinnati, OH, US
Malvin Powell 29 R R 5' 5.0" 150 May 30, 1908 Edwards, MS, US
Alec Radcliffe 31 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 26, 1905 Mobile, AL, US
Wilson Redus 32 R R 5' 5.0" 160 Jan 29, 1905 Tullahassee, OK, US
Bill Simms 28 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Dec 23, 1908 Shreveport, LA, US
Earnest Smith -- R R Unknown
John Smith -- R L Unknown
Joe Sparks -- L R 5' 8.0" 160 Unknown OK, US
Turkey Stearnes 36 L L 5' 11.0" 175 May 8, 1901 Nashville, TN, US
Ted Strong 23 S R 6' 6.0" 210 Jan 2, 1914 South Bend, IN, US
Bill Tate 27 R R Sep 10, 1909 MS, US
Dan Thomas -- Unknown
Dan Thomas -- R R Unknown
Theodore Trent 33 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Dec 17, 1903 Jacksonville, FL, US
William Walker -- R R Unknown
Williams -- Unknown

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