Birmingham Black Barons Team History - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Birmingham Black Barons


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Record:
397 - 474 - 16 (.456)

2 League Championships

Top Hitter


Tommy
Sampson

Top Pitcher


Harry
Salmon

Leaders

Hits

# Player Years H
1
1923-1928
267
2
1923-1925
211
3
1923-1928
207
4
1924-1928
193
5
1942-1948
173
6
1940-1947
173
7
1944-1948
157
8
1923-1928
157
9
1923-1928
149
10
1923-1928
146

Wins

# Player Years W
1
1923-1928
26
2
1924-1928
18
3
1924-1928
14
4
1928-1928
11
5
1943-1948
11
6
1940-1944
9
7
1946-1948
9
8
1941-1945
9
9
1928-1928
9
10
1943-1945
8


Batting

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Hall of Famers:



Bats:





# Years Pos
1
1923-1925
LF
162
638
578
99
184
30
10
12
115
11
50
0
10
.318
.372
.467
.839
133
2
1940-1946
2B
162
669
621
97
195
13
13
2
80
17
33
6
13
0
.314
.351
.386
.737
129
3
1924-1928
CF
162
675
611
103
193
30
12
5
84
19
48
0
16
.316
.366
.429
.795
113
4
1923-1928
C
162
530
489
49
147
27
9
7
85
5
31
0
10
.300
.342
.436
.779
108
5
1923-1928
RF
162
623
576
75
160
23
10
5
80
14
28
5
18
.277
.312
.378
.690
91
6
1923-1928
1B
162
698
616
87
164
14
9
5
67
7
48
4
31
.265
.321
.342
.663
88
7
1923-1928
2B
162
631
593
84
166
15
7
1
61
8
23
0
15
.280
.308
.336
.643
84
8
1938-1946
LF
162
652
601
77
145
22
5
1
85
6
39
2
10
0
.241
.289
.300
.589
80
9
1923-1928
2B
162
663
608
80
160
20
9
2
66
23
31
8
20
.263
.302
.336
.639
79
10
1923-1925
3B
162
674
619
75
140
21
9
2
69
9
25
0
30
.225
.255
.300
.555
51
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James