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
1940-1947
173
6
1923-1928
157
7
1923-1928
149
8
1923-1928
146
9
1942-1947
127
10
1923-1925
124

Games Started

# Player Years GS
1
1924-1928
46
2
1923-1928
41
3
1941-1946
32
4
1924-1928
24
5
1941-1944
23
6
1924-1924
20
7
1941-1945
18
8
1943-1945
18
9
1928-1928
18
10
1925-1925
16


Batting

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Bats:





# Year Team
1
22
803
745
131
224
33
18
9
106
16
40
4
14
.301
.340
.430
.769
117
2
31
1089
983
137
271
32
7
7
122
32
81
25
.276
.331
.344
.675
108
3
18
595
536
71
146
15
9
1
70
7
31
28
.272
.312
.340
.652
103
4
30
1083
1006
124
260
33
14
6
114
14
58
1
17
1
.258
.299
.337
.636
99
5
23
836
775
95
206
26
19
4
79
9
37
3
21
.266
.302
.364
.666
96
6
45
1613
1475
183
357
41
14
5
151
31
80
9
49
.242
.285
.299
.584
90
7
49
1841
1652
200
397
42
16
6
151
34
147
11
31
0
.240
.307
.296
.603
90
8
76
2899
2647
376
710
92
42
33
353
61
158
94
.268
.309
.372
.682
82
9
85
3046
2775
339
729
98
47
19
290
62
124
25
122
.263
.300
.352
.653
78
10
22
788
727
83
171
16
7
3
65
12
51
10
.235
.285
.289
.574
76
11
81
2979
2702
336
695
99
35
17
315
25
196
81
.257
.307
.339
.646
74
12
27
972
873
104
201
20
12
4
83
22
73
11
15
.230
.298
.294
.592
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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