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1916 Chicago American Giants

1916 > Class No Classification > 1916 Independent Negro
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Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Rube Foster
Represented: n/a
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1915 / 1917

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 Harry Bauchman 26 50 167 144 20 28 3 0 0 9 5 19 .194 .288 .215 .504 31 4
2 Jack Biran? -- 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
3 Clarkson Brazelton? 24 12 24 21 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 .190 .261 .190 .451 4 1
4 Sam Crawford 24 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
5 Steven Dixon? -- 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
6 Frank Duncan* 28 60 238 211 26 62 5 1 1 27 2 18 .294 .349 .341 .691 72 9
7 Rube Foster 36 3 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 0
8 Bill Francis* 37 62 240 199 27 42 10 0 0 22 1 31 .211 .317 .261 .579 52 10
9 Judy Gans* 29 46 161 147 12 32 4 4 0 15 2 10 .218 .268 .299 .567 44 4
10 Leroy Grant 27 58 228 209 27 58 14 1 1 39 6 12 .278 .317 .368 .685 77 7
11 Pete Hill* 33 56 218 184 41 56 7 2 2 23 8 27 .304 .393 .397 .790 73 7
12 Tom Johnson -- 24 58 45 5 4 0 0 0 1 0 11 .089 .268 .089 .357 4 2
13 Pop Lloyd* 32 62 248 223 38 75 9 2 1 34 6 20 .336 .391 .408 .799 91 5
14 Bruce Petway# 30 57 196 165 26 36 4 2 2 20 6 22 .218 .310 .303 .613 50 9
15 Death Valley Scott? -- 2 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
16 Ruby Tyrees 24 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
17 Burlin White# 21 2 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0
18 Dick Whitworth* 20 20 48 45 7 7 1 0 0 3 0 2 .156 .191 .178 .369 8 1
18 Players 29.9
* - 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 Sam Crawford 24 0 0 3.00 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 5 3 2 0 2 4 0 0 23 1.167 7.5 0.0 3.0 6.0 2.00
2 Davis? -- 0 0 54.00 1 1 0 0 0 0.1 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 9.000 81.0 0.0 0.0 27.0
3 Steven Dixon? -- 0 1 .000 2.00 1 1 1 0 0 9.0 4 3 2 0 3 3 0 0 34 0.778 4.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
4 Rube Foster 36 1 1 .500 1.00 2 2 2 0 0 18.0 17 6 2 0 9 8 0 0 79 1.444 8.5 0.0 4.5 4.0 0.89
5 Judy Gans* 29 4 1 .800 2.49 9 5 4 0 0 50.2 37 16 14 0 24 23 1 0 209 1.204 6.6 0.0 4.3 4.1 0.96
6 Tom Johnson -- 14 4 .778 3.40 24 18 12 0 0 156.0 130 68 59 3 56 73 0 1 640 1.192 7.5 0.2 3.2 4.2 1.30
7 Juan Padron* 23 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 1 1 0 9.0 4 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 30 0.444 4.0 0.0 0.0 8.0
8 Death Valley Scott? -- 0 2 .000 9.45 2 2 1 0 0 13.1 20 19 14 0 9 1 1 0 71 2.175 13.5 0.0 6.1 0.7 0.11
9 Ruby Tyrees 24 0 2 .000 3.18 3 3 1 0 0 11.1 14 5 4 0 3 8 1 0 51 1.500 11.1 0.0 2.4 6.4 2.67
10 Dick Whitworth 20 12 3 .800 1.71 20 13 11 3 0 121.0 83 30 23 0 65 88 4 1 498 1.223 6.2 0.0 4.8 6.5 1.35
11 Frank Wickware 28 6 7 .462 2.15 21 16 10 4 0 146.2 107 53 35 0 61 75 1 2 584 1.145 6.6 0.0 3.7 4.6 1.23
11 Players 25.4
* - 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
Jesse Barber 28 L R 6' 0.0" 176 Jan 5, 1888 Charlottesville, VA, US
Harry Bauchman 26 R R Jun 6, 1890 Omaha, NE, US
Jack Biran -- Unknown
Clarkson Brazelton 24 R Apr 11, 1892 Asheville, NC, US
Sam Crawford 24 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Apr 15, 1892 Dallas, TX, US
Davis -- Unknown
Steven Dixon -- Unknown
Frank Duncan 28 L R 1888 Macon, GA, US
Rube Foster 36 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 17, 1879 Calvert, TX, US
Bill Francis 37 L R 5' 5.0" 140 Feb 28, 1879 PA, US
Judy Gans 29 L L 5' 11.0" 172 Jul 16, 1886 Washington, PA, US
Leroy Grant 27 R R 5' 11.0" 174 Apr 15, 1889 Houston, TX, US
Buddy Hayes 20 R Aug 18, 1895 Madison, IN, US
Pete Hill 33 L R 5' 9.0" 170 Oct 12, 1882 Culpeper, VA, US
Tom Johnson -- R R Unknown
Pop Lloyd 32 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 25, 1884 Palatka, FL, US
Juan Padron 23 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 20, 1892 Key West, FL, US
Bruce Petway 30 S R 5' 10.0" 159 Dec 23, 1885 Nashville, TN, US
Death Valley Scott -- Unknown
Ruby Tyrees 24 R R Jul 22, 1891 Liberty, MO, US
Burlin White 21 S R 5' 8.0" 174 Feb 5, 1895 Richmond, VA, US
Dick Whitworth 20 L R 6' 5.0" 215 Aug 28, 1895 St. Louis, MO, US
Frank Wickware 28 R R Mar 18, 1888 Girard, KS, US

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