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

Stolen Bases

# Player Years SB
1
1923-1928
38
2
1924-1928
19
3
1940-1947
15
4
1942-1948
14
5
1923-1928
13
6
1923-1925
13
7
1944-1948
13
8
1942-1948
12
9
1942-1944
12
10
1925-1925
10

Strikeouts

# Player Years SO
1
1924-1928
213
2
1923-1928
190
3
1941-1946
153
4
1924-1928
140
5
1928-1928
121
6
1924-1924
106
7
1943-1948
92
8
1941-1944
91
9
1941-1945
75
10
1940-1944
72


Advanced Batting

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Hall of Famers:



Bats:





# Years Pos
1
1923-1925
LF
733
.379
7.8%
1.9%
.149
2
1924-1928
CF
675
.358
7.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.113
3
1940-1946
2B
586
.349
4.9%
0.3%
.072
4
1923-1928
C
527
.348
5.9%
0.0%
1.3%
.136
5
1923-1928
RF
581
.309
4.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.101
6
1923-1928
1B
883
.301
6.9%
0.0%
0.7%
.077
7
1923-1928
2B
596
.298
3.7%
0.0%
0.2%
.055
8
1923-1928
2B
1109
.291
4.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.074
9
1938-1946
LF
531
.283
6.0%
0.2%
.059
10
1923-1925
3B
599
.246
3.7%
0.3%
.075
* = 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