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

Plate Appearances

# Player Years PA
1
1923-1928
1109
2
1923-1928
883
3
1923-1925
733
4
1924-1928
675
5
1923-1925
599
6
1940-1947
598
7
1923-1928
596
8
1923-1928
581
9
1938-1946
531
10
1923-1928
527

Wins

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


Player List

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Bats:


Throws:




# Years Pos B T
1
1928-1928
LF
244
R
2
1940-1940
CF
25
3
1924-1924
2B
68
5'8"
151
R
R
11/4/1904 (Denver, CO)
3/14/1943 (Denver, CO)
4
1938-1940
LF
82
6'3"
190
L
L
12/23/1906 (Burnsville, AL)
7/1964 (death place unknown)
5
1938-1938
P
2
5.1
5'11"
180
L
L
9/8/1919 (Birmingham, AL)
11/9/2006 (Louisville, KY)
6
1940-1944
P
57
108.0
6'1"
184
R
R
5/3/1920 (Empire, AL)
5/2/1976 (Houston, TX)
7
1937-1938
2B
188
5'10"
165
R
R
11/22/1912 (Sulligent, AL)
12/17/1972 (Memphis, TN)
8
1940-1940
P
2
4.1
9/17/1919 (Birmingham, AL)
4/18/1999 (Birmingham, AL)
9
1937-1942
C
128
R
R
8/19/1915 (Highland, AL)
12/3/1993 (Birmingham, AL)
10
1940-1940
-
1
6'0"
170
R
R
5/5/1918 (Ruleville, MS)
5/7/2003 (El Paso, TX)
11
1944-1946
C
101
6'3"
225
B
R
8/5/1910 (Baton Rouge, LA)
2/27/1981 (Los Angeles, CA)
12
1924-1924
C
2
5'7"
133
11/7/1896 (Arkadelphia, AR)
2/22/1954 (death place unknown)
13
1943-1946
C
66
5'11"
195
R
R
4/18/1915 (Birmingham, AL)
9/27/1970 (Birmingham, AL)
14
1923-1923
LF
38
R
R
5/30/1900 (Jellico, TN)
12/7/1991 (Knoxville, TN)
15
1942-1942
LF
7
16
1925-1925
P
53
128.0
6'0"
180
L
L
5/6/1900 (Walker County, TX)
3/20/1981 (Sealy, TX)
17
1928-1928
P
103
136.2
5'9"
170
3/23/1895 (Leesburg, TX)
5/21/1960 (death place unknown)
18
1938-1938
P
32
77.0
6'0"
180
R
R
3/25/1914 (Mobile, AL)
12/17/1995 (Mobile, AL)
19
1925-1925
LF
296
5'7"
150
L
L
12/12/1894 (Brandenburg, KY)
4/22/1935 (Proviso, IL)
20
1941-1941
C
5
21
1944-1945
P
17
34.2
6'1"
195
R
R
1/13/1908 (Decatur, AL)
4/8/1982 (Cleveland, OH)
22
1940-1946
1B
201
6'0"
187
L
R
3/11/1918 (Birmingham, AL)
1/23/2005 (Birmingham, AL)
23
1942-1945
RF
67
6'0"
176
L
R
24
1944-1946
3B
214
5'8"
160
L
R
4/21/1919 (Mount Vernon, GA)
12/2/1990 (Chicago, IL)
25
1923-1923
C
11
5'7"
162
B
R
9/16/1901 (Birmingham, AL)
4/7/1972 (Memphis, TN)
26
1937-1937
P
36
54.0
5'11"
196
R
3/12/1912 (Cordova, AL)
27
1923-1923
P
13
33.1
R
R
28
1944-1945
P
32
28.0
6'2"
200
L
L
2/15/1914 (Evansville, IN)
5/14/1985 (Uniontown, KY)
29
1940-1940
P
3
9.1
7/21/1919 (Centralia, IL)
6/19/1982 (death place unknown)
30
1938-1938
P
13
36.1
31
1940-1940
3B
83
R
32
1937-1938
1B
48
5'11"
185
L
R
1/9/1912 (Montgomery, AL)
1/1975 (Bessemer, AL)
33
1937-1938
1B
52
34
1938-1938
P
3
8.0
5'9"
170
L
R
12/8/1902 (Harpersville, AL)
1/23/1974 (Birmingham, AL)
35
1923-1923
C
21
5'9"
172
R
R
2/9/1895 (Norfolk, VA)
36
1938-1938
SS
52
37
1923-1923
C
26
R
R
38
1943-1943
RF
10
39
1937-1937
SS
51
5'11"
152
1/1/1911 (Charlotte, NC)
4/22/1968 (Charlotte, NC)
40
1928-1928
LF
124
5'4"
165
R
R
7/20/1904 (Caddo, AR)
10/1979 (Schenectady, NY)
41
1943-1943
2B
1
42
1940-1940
2B
4
5'9"
172
R
R
5/31/1913 (Pleasant Hill, AL)
10/24/1993 (Birmingham, AL)
43
1925-1925
P
76
96.0
6'1"
200
R
R
4/15/1892 (Dallas, TX)
44
1945-1945
1B
5
45
1923-1925
RF
122
57.2
5'9"
180
R
R
1/27/1893 (Greenville, TX)
2/27/1993 (Sandy Spring, MD)
46
1943-1943
P
9
17.0
47
1942-1942
CF
101
5'5"
150
L
L
10/28/1911 (New Orleans, LA)
9/1985 (New Orleans, LA)
48
1938-1938
C
4
49
1938-1938
2B
4
50
1942-1946
SS
441
6'3"
188
R
R
7/3/1917 (Piper, AL)
5/21/1997 (Birmingham, AL)
51
1925-1925
SS
129
31.2
5'10"
165
R
R
2/22/1901 (Monticello, AR)
2/8/1994 (Minot, ND)
52
1942-1942
C
5
11/8/1914 (Shreveport, LA)
8/6/1984 (Los Angeles, CA)
53
1928-1928
RF
13
5'10"
185
L
L
1/10/1904 (Hot Springs, AR)
4/5/1994 (Modesto, CA)
54
1924-1924
P
14
35.1
6'0"
180
R
R
3/13/1890 (Birmingham, AL)
6/30/1961 (Campbell, OH)
55
1924-1924
C
113
L
R
1/4/1896 (Greenwood, SC)
56
1941-1942
LF
75
5'8"
170
L
R
3/27/1916 (Longview, TX)
57
1938-1938
P
2
4.1
6'6"
R
R
58
1942-1943
1B
113
R
R
9/27/1911 (Baton Rouge, LA)
9/29/2004 (Laurel, MS)
59
1937-1938
P
20
48.2
5'11"
185
8/3/1914 (Tuscaloosa, AL)
2/9/1998 (Birmingham, AL)
60
1925-1925
LF
13
R
R
61
1942-1944
P
10
25.1
L
62
1944-1944
-
1
63
1945-1945
2B
29
5'4"
140
R
R
9/25/1918 (Galveston, TX)
64
1937-1937
P
29
42.2
5'10"
165
R
R
65
1938-1938
-
1
66
1925-1925
P
11
21.1
6'2"
R
R
8/7/1885 (birthplace unknown)
67
1938-1938
3B
18
5'8"
185
R
R
10/16/1912 (Memphis, TN)
1/1982 (Memphis, TN)
68
1925-1925
P
4
9.0
6'0"
190
B
L
6/12/1904 (Calvert, TX)
9/16/1978 (Lorman, MS)
69
1928-1928
RF
3
70
1942-1942
1B
39
2/20/1910 (Fort Smith, AR)
9/20/1976 (Detroit, MI)
71
1941-1946
P
105
243.0
5'10"
168
R
R
5/7/1914 (Shreveport, LA)
3/25/1987 (Shreveport, LA)
72
1923-1923
P
4
9.0
5'10"
180
L
L
2/26/1898 (Lexington, KY)
10/19/1972 (Lexington, KY)
73
1923-1923
P
30
52.0
R
R
74
1940-1940
P
1.0
75
1928-1928
2B
22
5'7"
150
L
R
5/13/1901 (birthplace unknown)
12/9/1976 (Sandusky, OH)
76
1928-1928
C
29
0.2
R
R
4/18/1898 (Hogansville, GA)
2/3/1993 (Chicago, IL)
77
1925-1925
C
6
R
R
1900 (birthplace unknown)
78
1940-1943
C
279
5'10"
162
R
R
9/17/1910 (Meridian, MS)
8/7/1979 (Chicago, IL)
79
1945-1945
2B
1
80
1923-1923
C
5
R
81
1944-1944
1B
4
82
1942-1942
RF
34
5.0
83
1945-1945
CF
3
6'0"
220
L
R
5/28/1918 (St. Michaels, MD)
6/27/1992 (Montclair, NJ)
84
1928-1928
P
1
4.1
85
1940-1940
C
7
5'8"
165
R
R
1/12/1910 (Portsmouth, VA)
4/19/2000 (Los Angeles, CA)
86
1946-1946
P
8
18.0
5'7"
155
L
L
1/17/1920 (Athens, GA)
11/18/1999 (Birmingham, AL)
87
1937-1937
P
2
7.0
88
1925-1925
C
12
89
1924-1924
2B
72
5'5"
L
R
8/7/1885 (New Market, AL)
4/2/1948 (St. Louis, MO)
90
1937-1937
P
5
2.1
91
1925-1925
2B
6
92
1937-1940
P
32
68.2
5'10"
198
L
L
3/10/1910 (Birmingham, AL)
12/30/1969 (Birmingham, AL)
93
1943-1945
P
72
116.1
5'9"
170
L
R
4/26/1908 (Lexington, KY)
1/31/1964 (Hartselle, AL)
94
1944-1944
P
1
1.0
95
1923-1923
SS
10
5'6"
165
R
R
8/10/1894 (Shuqualak, MS)
96
1928-1928
P
36
42.0
L
L
5/18/1893 (Louisville, KY)
11/28/1938 (Pulaski, TN)
97
1944-1944
P
0.2
5'7"
160
R
L
3/15/1923 (Hampden Sydney, VA)
4/23/2002 (Farmville, PA)
98
1940-1943
P
14
40.2
6'2"
195
R
R
7/11/1914 (Mount Airy, NC)
3/23/1998 (Springfield, MO)
99
1928-1928
RF
2
100
1938-1938
LF
44
R
R
1905 (birthplace unknown)

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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