Chicago Giants were chicago's baseball team in the Negro League. From the 1910s until the mid-1930s, the American Giants were the most dominant team in black baseball. Owned and run from 1911 to 1926 by player manager Andrew "Rob" Foster, they were charter members of the National Association of Foster Negroes. The U.S. Giants won five games in that league, along with another in the 1932 Southern Negro League and the Second Half Championship in Gus Greenley's Negro National League in 1934. The team ended in 1956. 10100 in 1910, Foster, captain of the Chicago Giants, wrestled legal control over the name "Leland Giants" away from the team's owner, Frank Leland. That season, the Hall of Fame featured John Henry Lloyd, offensive lineman Pete Hill, second baseman Grant Johnson, catcher Bruce Pittway, pitcher Frank Wickware, and the Leland Giants won 123 games while losing only 6. In 1911, Foster renamed the club the "American Giants." playing in the spacious Shorling Park (formerly in the field in the American League Chicago White Sox), Foster's club relied on stadiums, pitching, speed, and "inside baseball" to succeed in the National Negro League (NNL), and won championships in 1920, 1921, and 1922. When the Kansas City Kings replaced the American Giants as a dominant team starting in 1923, Foster tried to rebuild but by 1926 his health (physical and mental) was failing. Accordingly, the team was managed by Dave Malacher in the field. Malacher followed Foster's pattern, emphasizing the Throwing and defending, he led the American Giants to first class in the Negro Leagues, winning saws in 1926 and 1927. Both seasons also saw the American Giants defeat the Atlantic City Giants in Atlantic City, the Eastern Colored League champions, in the Negro League World Series.