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Birmingham Black Barons


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Record:
486 - 532 - 18 (.477)

3 League Championships

Top Hitter


Piper
Davis

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
1942-1948
173
7
1923-1928
157
8
1944-1948
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
1941-1945
9
7
1928-1928
9
8
1946-1948
9
9
1940-1944
9
10
1943-1945
8


Fielding

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# Year Team Pos Lg Lg
1
BBB
RF
87
658.1
151
163
24
16
.929
.943
4.29
4.64
-14.9
-22.6
-15.6
2
BBB
P
86
3
BBB
1B
84
700.1
770
33
13
31
.984
.983
10.32
11.23
1.4
2.0
1.4
4
BBB
LF
83
641.1
140
9
6
2
.961
.957
2.09
2.19
-4.9
-7.6
-4.9
5
BBB
CF
81
6
BBB
CF
79
7
BBB
RF
78
616.0
114
206
40
15
.889
.921
4.68
5.69
-8.3
-13.4
-8.3
8
BBB
RF
77
596.0
370
61
20
7
.956
.967
6.51
5.51
-1.4
-2.3
-1.4
9
BBB
2B
76
10
BBB
3B
76
11
BBB
3B
76
12
BBB
1B
74
13
BBB
CF
73
14
BBB
3B
72
15
BBB
RF
68
16
BBB
LF
67
501.0
137
11
3
0
.980
.951
2.66
2.13
14.1
28.0
15.1
17
BBB
RF
66
18
BBB
3B
65
19
BBB
3B
60
450.1
80
111
18
11
.914
.924
3.82
3.54
6.5
14.5
6.5
20
BBB
3B
60
21
BBB
SS
58
22
BBB
RF
55
23
BBB
LF
50
395.2
78
26
2
2
.981
.950
2.37
1.93
12.0
30.4
10.1
24
BBB
CF
49
422.2
81
4
2
0
.977
.945
1.81
1.69
5.4
12.8
5.8
25
BBB
RF
48
409.2
98
123
23
14
.906
.929
4.86
5.09
2.2
5.4
2.2
26
BBB
2B
47
404.2
115
141
26
15
.908
.942
5.69
5.54
6.7
16.6
6.7
27
BBB
P
47
256.2
73
49
7
9
.946
.945
4.28
4.01
3.4
13.3
1.7
28
BBB
CF
45
29
BBB
RF
44
247.2
16
32
7
2
.873
.955
1.74
2.49
-6.3
-56.3
-5.9
30
BBB
C
44
42
361.0
83
90
32
11
.844
.897
4.31
4.80
31
BBB
SS
44
355.0
52
60
10
2
.918
.942
2.84
3.00
-4.4
-12.3
-4.4
32
BBB
1B
42
42
359.0
377
25
13
20
.969
.971
10.08
10.45
33
BBB
RF
40
347.2
86
6
10
1
.902
.949
2.38
2.32
4.1
11.8
3.1
34
BBB
LF
39
301.2
57
5
2
2
.969
.948
1.85
1.69
3.2
10.6
2.2
35
BBB
1B
39
36
BBB
RF
38
37
BBB
LF
38
38
323.2
59
9
3
5
.958
.961
1.89
1.90
38
BBB
3B
37
316.2
37
58
7
2
.931
.926
2.70
2.95
-0.6
-2.0
-0.6
39
BBB
P
36
40
BBB
LF
36
34
294.0
72
11
6
1
.933
.932
2.54
1.88
41
BBB
3B
35
31
267.0
118
43
8
1
.953
.954
5.43
6.02
42
BBB
SS
34
31
265.0
91
92
13
14
.934
.931
6.22
5.47
43
BBB
C
33
28
242.2
89
88
13
16
.932
.944
6.56
6.19
8.8
36.4
8.9
44
BBB
C
32
45
BBB
LF
31
30
254.2
27
42
8
3
.896
.905
2.44
2.77
0.2
0.9
0.2
46
BBB
LF
31
248.2
148
36
6
1
.968
.967
6.66
6.04
4.3
17.3
-0.3
47
BBB
2B
31
29
248.0
53
50
12
3
.896
.899
3.74
3.41
48
BBB
LF
30
49
BBB
2B
30
50
BBB
RF
30
30
254.2
37
4
6
0
.872
.943
1.45
1.60
-0.9
-3.6
-0.5
51
BBB
SS
30
30
254.2
52
82
6
14
.957
.918
4.74
5.01
2.5
9.7
2.5
52
BBB
P
29
53
BBB
2B
29
44.0
11
16
1
1
.964
.942
5.52
4.96
1.2
28.2
1.2
54
BBB
1B
29
55
BBB
LF
28
28
227.1
68
70
9
10
.939
.928
5.46
5.23
-3.5
-15.5
-1.7
56
BBB
3B
27
26.0
0
6
2
0
.750
.816
2.08
4.04
-1.8
-68.6
-1.8
57
BBB
P
27
58
BBB
P
27
59
BBB
RF
27
153.2
11
39
1
1
.980
.957
2.93
2.83
-0.2
-10.3
-0.0
60
BBB
SS
27
44.0
14
18
1
4
.970
.933
6.55
5.66
0.8
19.1
0.8
61
BBB
CF
26
44.0
17
0
1
0
.944
.963
3.48
2.63
1.4
32.4
1.7
62
BBB
CF
26
25
203.1
66
2
7
0
.907
.944
3.01
2.29
4.4
21.5
4.3
63
BBB
P
26
140.0
15
34
1
2
.980
.959
3.15
3.41
0.4
50.5
0.4
64
BBB
CF
26
26
217.2
53
1
4
0
.931
.931
2.23
2.32
-2.0
-9.4
-1.2
65
BBB
1B
26
26
220.2
228
13
10
16
.960
.973
9.83
10.12
-0.9
-4.0
-0.9
66
BBB
P
26
67
BBB
2B
25
68
BBB
CF
25
24
193.1
38
1
3
0
.929
.950
1.82
1.41
3.9
20.2
4.2
69
BBB
RF
24
70
BBB
CF
24
194.2
154
4
5
3
.969
.973
7.30
8.62
-7.9
-40.4
-7.6
71
BBB
3B
24
72
BBB
RF
24
24
208.0
32
7
0
1
1.000
.954
1.69
2.05
73
BBB
C
24
48.0
23
1
0
0
1.000
.917
4.50
5.10
0.2
3.5
0.0
74
BBB
RF
24
44.0
6
1
0
0
1.000
.905
1.43
1.92
-1.9
-42.2
-2.2
75
BBB
2B
23
76
BBB
LF
23
44.0
10
6
2
0
.889
.892
3.27
2.67
-1.2
-26.5
-1.6
77
BBB
1B
23
23
189.1
208
10
8
12
.965
.981
10.36
10.67
-2.7
-14.5
-2.7
78
BBB
2B
23
79
BBB
CF
23
80
BBB
SS
23
81
BBB
3B
23
22
184.1
26
43
6
3
.920
.899
3.37
2.66
4.1
22.1
4.1
82
BBB
1B
22
200.1
226
13
4
13
.984
.986
10.74
11.03
1.4
6.9
1.4
83
BBB
2B
22
22
179.0
53
16
2
1
.972
.943
3.47
3.08
0.6
3.2
-0.0
84
BBB
SS
22
85
BBB
1B
21
86
BBB
P
21
87
BBB
2B
21
88
BBB
LF
21
21
170.0
31
5
2
0
.947
.964
1.91
1.65
-1.0
-5.6
-2.3
89
BBB
C
21
20
164.2
31
1
1
0
.970
.943
1.75
1.81
-2.2
-13.3
-1.7
90
BBB
SS
21
21
170.0
23
28
2
1
.962
.898
2.70
2.90
-1.7
-9.8
-1.7
91
BBB
PH
21
19
156.0
30
1
2
0
.939
.904
1.79
1.41
5.0
31.8
5.0
92
BBB
3B
20
93
BBB
LF
20
94
BBB
C
20
95
BBB
RF
20
18
153.0
36
5
1
2
.976
.953
2.41
2.11
96
BBB
RF
20
97
BBB
2B
19
19
153.0
35
47
4
6
.953
.929
4.82
5.14
-1.2
-7.6
-1.2
98
BBB
C
19
18
148.0
89
12
2
3
.981
.975
6.14
7.10
-0.9
-5.8
0.0
99
BBB
LF
19
100
BBB
3B
19
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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