Chicago American Giants (1920-1948)

200 Greatest Chicago American Giants

  1. Bill Foster p, 1923–1937 104
  2. Cristóbal Torriente cf, 1920–1932 55
  3. George Harney p, 1923–1931 34
  4. Dave Brown p, 1920–1925 32
  5. Turkey Stearnes cf, 1923–1940 30
  6. Juan Padrón p, 1922–1926 29
  7. Dave Malarcher 3b, 1920–1934 26
  8. Webster McDonald p, 1925–1940 26
  9. Pythias Russ ss, 1925–1929 25
  10. Tom Williams p, 1920–1924 25
  11. Willie Powell p, 1925–1934 24
  12. Jelly Gardner rf, 1920–1931 22
  13. Steel Arm Davis lf, 1920–1935 22
  14. Alex Radcliff 3b, 1926–1946 20
  15. Ed Rile 1b, 1920–1931 20
  16. Willie Cornelius p, 1929–1946 20
  17. Bingo DeMoss 2b, 1920–1930 18
  18. Ted Trent p, 1927–1939 17
  19. Gentry Jessup p, 1940–1948 16
  20. Rube Curry p, 1920–1928 13
  21. John Beckwith 3b, 1920–1935 13
  22. Nat Rogers rf, 1923–1945 12
  23. Yellow Horse Morris p, 1924–1930 12
  24. Eddie Miller ss, 1924–1930 11
  25. John Hines rf, 1924–1934 11
  26. Willie Wells ss, 1924–1948 10
  27. Bill McCall p, 1922–1931 10
  28. Art Pennington 1b, 1941–1945 9
  29. Frog Holsey p, 1928–1932 9
  30. Jesse Douglas 2b, 1940–1945 8
  31. Jim Brown c, 1920–1937 8
  32. Jimmie Lyons lf, 1920–1932 8
  33. Sandy Thompson lf, 1923–1932 8
  34. Larry Brown c, 1923–1947 7
  35. Mule Suttles 1b, 1924–1944 7
  36. Melvin Powell rf, 1929–1937 7
  37. Ed Young 1b, 1938–1947 7
  38. Aubry Owens p, 1922–1925 6
  39. George Dixon c, 1920–1934 6
  40. Ralph Wyatt ss, 1941–1946 6
  41. Luther McDonald p, 1927–1935 6
  42. Quincy Trouppe c, 1930–1952 6
  43. Tom Johnson p, 1920–1921 5
  44. Ted Bond 3b, 1935–1940 5
  45. Johnny Smith rf, 1940–1948 5
  46. Jack Marshall p, 1920–1931 4
  47. Robert Poindexter p, 1924–1929 4
  48. James Bray c, 1925–1931 4
  49. Harold Treadwell p, 1923–1928 4
  50. Lloyd Davenport cf, 1935–1945 4
  51. John Bissant lf, 1937–1947 4
  52. Willie Simms cf, 1937–1943 4
  53. Clyde Nelson 3b, 1944–1948 4
  54. Cool Turner ss, 1923–1932 4
  55. Frank Duncan c, 1920–1945 4
  56. Jack Marshall 2b, 1926–1944 4
  57. José María Fernández c, 1923–1947 4
  58. Sam Hill cf, 1946–1948 3
  59. Joe Strong p, 1922–1937 3
  60. Leroy Sutton p, 1940–1945 3
  61. John Ritchey c, 1947 3
  62. Bernell Longest 2b, 1946–1948 3
  63. Tommy Johnson p, 1937–1942 3
  64. Jim Pendleton lf, 1948–1962 3
  65. Frank Hudson lf, 1939–1942 3
  66. Steel Arm Tyler p, 1925–1930 3
  67. Oscar Boone c, 1939–1941 3
  68. Frank Stephens p, 1921–1929 3
  69. Mitchell Murray c, 1920–1932 3
  70. Rap Dixon rf, 1924–1937 2
  71. Cool Papa Bell cf, 1922–1946 2
  72. Ollie West p, 1942–1945 2
  73. Subby Byas c, 1932–1942 2
  74. L. Davis rf, 1924–1925 2
  75. Lefty Bowe p, 1939–1940 2
  76. Hank Baylis 3b, 1948 2
  77. Lyman Bostock 1b, 1940–1948 2
  78. Harry Else c, 1932–1940 2
  79. Charlie Williams 2b, 1921–1931 2
  80. George Sweatt cf, 1922–1927 2
  81. Ted Radcliffe c, 1928–1946 2
  82. Sanford Jackson cf, 1924–1932 1
  83. Henry McCall 1b, 1937–1945 1
  84. Donald Reeves rf, 1938–1941 1
  85. Clyde McNeal ss, 1945–1948 1
  86. Wilbert King 2b, 1944–1947 1
  87. Bill Holland p, 1920–1941 1
  88. George Mitchell p, 1924–1941 1
  89. Otis Starks p, 1921–1935 1
  90. John Lyles ss, 1932–1943 1
  91. Herbert Buster , 1943 1
  92. Rainey Bibbs 2b, 1933–1944 1
  93. Gardner p, 1948 1
  94. Joe Brown c, 1937–1942 1
  95. Joe Hewitt ss, 1920–1932 1
  96. Ameal Brooks c, 1929–1947 1
  97. Dicta Johnson p, 1920–1923 1
  98. Jesse Houston p, 1937–1941 1
  99. Frank Wickware p, 1920–1921 1
  100. Ted Strong rf, 1937–1948 1
  101. Mack Williams rf, 1946 1
  102. Ernest Smith lf, 1938–1942 1
  103. Judy Gans lf, 1920–1925 1
  104. Rogers Pierre p, 1939 1
  105. Earl Gurley lf, 1922–1932 1
  106. Gready McKinnis p, 1941–1945 1
  107. Curtis Henderson ss, 1936–1946 1
  108. Roberto Vargas p, 1948–1955 1
  109. Newt Allen 2b, 1923–1947 1
  110. Green cf, 1946 1
  111. Jesse Warren 3b, 1940–1948 0
  112. Willie Ferrell p, 1937–1943 0
  113. Ulysses Evans p, 1942 0
  114. Pepper Sharpe lf, 1943–1948 0
  115. Bobo Leonard cf, 1922–1927 0
  116. Carter ss, 1938 0
  117. Francis Jackson p, 1942–1943 0
  118. T.J. Brown ss, 1939–1948 0
  119. Joe Sparks 2b, 1937–1940 0
  120. Owen Smaulding p, 1927–1928 0
  121. Fresnell cf, 1939 0
  122. Luther Farrell p, 1920–1934 0
  123. Howard Easterling 3b, 1937–1946 0
  124. Walter Burch c, 1934–1946 0
  125. Stanley rf, 1940 0
  126. Andrews 2b, 1938 0
  127. Henry Merchant rf, 1940–1948 0
  128. Ormond Sampson ss, 1932–1941 0
  129. Red Haley 2b, 1928 0
  130. Tice James ss, 1941–1946 0
  131. Willie Gisentaner p, 1921–1936 0
  132. Jim McCurine rf, 1946–1948 0
  133. LeRoy Taylor rf, 1925–1934 0
  134. Harry Millon , 1946–1947 0
  135. Roosevelt Cox 3b, 1937–1944 0
  136. Ollie Waldon , 1944 0
  137. Zell Miles lf, 1937–1940 0
  138. R.S. Smith ss, 1937 0
  139. Clint Thomas cf, 1921–1938 0
  140. Kermit Dial 2b, 1932–1937 0
  141. Floyd Kranson p, 1937–1940 0
  142. John Wesley Johnson p, 1924–1930 0
  143. Lloyd Bruce p, 1940 0
  144. Herb Barnhill c, 1938–1946 0
  145. Logan Hensley p, 1922–1939 0
  146. Carl Glass p, 1924–1930 0
  147. Herman Dunlap cf, 1937–1938 0
  148. Charlie Harris 2b, 1943 0
  149. Gray 2b, 1943 0
  150. Willie Wells ss, 1944–1948 0
  151. Ruben Jones rf, 1924–1934 0
  152. Riley Stewart p, 1946–1948 0
  153. Shanks ss, 1945 0
  154. Lloyd Scott 2b, 1934 0
  155. Frank Warfield 2b, 1920–1932 0
  156. Bun Hayes p, 1928–1935 0
  157. Walter Cannady 2b, 1922–1945 0
  158. Tack Summers lf, 1923–1928 0
  159. Cliff Blackmon p, 1937–1941 0
  160. Clarence Smith rf, 1921–1933 0
  161. Steve Wylie p, 1944–1947 0
  162. Percy Forrest p, 1938–1946 0
  163. Taylor c, 1942 0
  164. Hubert Lockhart p, 1923–1929 0
  165. Vic Harris lf, 1922–1947 0
  166. Vaughn c, 1938 0
  167. Ernest Duff rf, 1925–1928 0
  168. Joe Williams ss, 1939 0
  169. Jesse Williams c, 1944–1947 0
  170. Gaines c, 1941 0
  171. Gerhart c, 1920 0
  172. C. Hardy c, 1937 0
  173. Eddie Boyd rf, 1920 0
  174. Candy Jim Taylor 3b, 1920–1942 0
  175. Percy Howard c, 1942 0
  176. K.B. Ivory c, 1937 0
  177. Johnson c, 1947 0
  178. Fred Johnson c, 1945 0
  179. Smith c, 1938 0
  180. Raymond Lott c, 1945 0
  181. Lyons c, 1947 0
  182. James Coachman c, 1945 0
  183. Ziggy Marcell c, 1939–1948 0
  184. Albert Clark lf, 1930 0
  185. Harry Kenyon lf, 1921–1929 0
  186. Lou Dials rf, 1927–1933 0
  187. Stewart ss, 1920–1924 0
  188. Charles Robinson cf, 1939 0
  189. Hilton Smith p, 1932–1948 0
  190. George White p, 1938 0
  191. P. Burgess p, 1942 0
  192. Buck Ewing c, 1920–1929 0
  193. Willie Gay rf, 1929 0
  194. Walter McCoy p, 1945–1947 0
  195. Porter Moss p, 1932–1944 0
  196. Langrum lf, 1939 0
  197. Burrows rf, 1940–1942 0
  198. Rudolph Ash rf, 1920–1926 0
  199. Roy Tyler rf, 1925–1933 0
  200. Bill Francis 3b, 1923–1925 0

Greatest Chicago American Giants by Hall Rating

  1. Bill Foster
  2. Cristóbal Torriente
  3. George Harney
  4. Dave Brown
  5. Turkey Stearnes

All-Time Team by Hall Rating with the Chicago American Giants (known issues and limitations)

  1. C: Jim Brown (8)
  2. 1B: Ed Rile (20)
  3. 2B: Bingo DeMoss (18)
  4. 3B: Dave Malarcher (26)
  5. SS: Pythias Russ (25)
  6. LF: Steel Arm Davis (22)
  7. CF: Cristóbal Torriente (55)
  8. RF: Jelly Gardner (22)
  9. P: Bill Foster (104)

Bench

  1. CF: Turkey Stearnes (30)
  2. 3B: Alex Radcliff (20)
  3. 3B: John Beckwith (13)
  4. RF: Nat Rogers (12)
  5. SS: Eddie Miller (11)
  6. RF: John Hines (11)
  7. SS: Willie Wells (10)

Bullpen

  1. P: George Harney (34)
  2. P: Dave Brown (32)
  3. P: Juan Padrón (29)
  4. P: Webster McDonald (26)
  5. P: Tom Williams (25)
  6. P: Willie Powell (24)
  7. P: Willie Cornelius (20)
  8. P: Ted Trent (17)
  9. P: Gentry Jessup (16)