Birmingham Black Barons Team History - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Birmingham Black Barons


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Record:
486 - 532 - 18 (.477)

3 League Championships

Top Hitter


Tommy
Sampson

Top Pitcher


Harry
Salmon

Leaders

Runs Batted In

# Player Years RBI
1
1923-1925
132
2
1923-1928
110
3
1923-1928
85
4
1924-1928
84
5
1923-1928
84
6
1923-1928
75
7
1940-1947
71
8
1938-1946
69
9
1923-1925
61
10
1942-1947
59

Innings

# Player Years IP
1
1924-1928
421.2
2
1923-1928
376.2
3
1941-1946
243.0
4
1924-1928
223.1
5
1943-1945
179.0
6
1941-1945
178.1
7
1924-1924
168.0
8
1941-1944
164.1
9
1928-1928
136.2
10
1928-1928
132.0


Fielding

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# Year Team Pos Lg Lg
1
BBB
2B
87
658.1
151
163
24
16
.929
.943
4.29
4.64
-14.9
-22.6
-15.6
2
BBB
2B
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
3B
81
6
BBB
SS
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
1B
76
10
BBB
LF
76
11
BBB
LF
76
12
BBB
1B
74
13
BBB
CF
73
14
BBB
3B
72
15
BBB
RF
68
16
BBB
2B
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
SS
60
450.1
80
111
18
11
.914
.924
3.82
3.54
6.5
14.5
6.5
20
BBB
RF
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
RF
49
422.2
81
4
2
0
.977
.945
1.81
1.69
5.4
12.8
5.8
25
BBB
SS
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
1B
47
256.2
73
49
7
9
.946
.945
4.28
4.01
3.4
13.3
1.7
28
BBB
P
45
29
BBB
CF
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
3B
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
CF
40
347.2
86
6
10
1
.902
.949
2.38
2.32
4.1
11.8
3.1
34
BBB
RF
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
CF
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
CF
36
34
294.0
72
11
6
1
.933
.932
2.54
1.88
41
BBB
RF
35
31
267.0
118
43
8
1
.953
.954
5.43
6.02
42
BBB
3B
34
31
265.0
91
92
13
14
.934
.931
6.22
5.47
43
BBB
C
32
44
BBB
C
31
248.2
148
36
6
1
.968
.967
6.66
6.04
4.3
17.3
-0.3
45
BBB
2B
31
29
248.0
53
50
12
3
.896
.899
3.74
3.41
46
BBB
LF
30
47
BBB
3B
30
48
BBB
P
29
49
BBB
SS
29
44.0
11
16
1
1
.964
.942
5.52
4.96
50
BBB
1B
29
51
BBB
C
28
28
227.1
68
70
9
10
.939
.928
5.46
5.23
52
BBB
3B
27
26.0
0
6
2
0
.750
.816
2.08
4.04
53
BBB
LF
27
54
BBB
P
27
55
BBB
CF
27
153.2
11
39
1
1
.980
.957
2.93
2.83
-0.2
-10.3
-0.0
56
BBB
SS
27
44.0
14
18
1
4
.970
.933
6.55
5.66
57
BBB
CF
26
44.0
17
0
1
0
.944
.963
3.48
2.63
58
BBB
1B
26
25
203.1
66
2
7
0
.907
.944
3.01
2.29
59
BBB
P
26
140.0
15
34
1
2
.980
.959
3.15
3.41
0.4
50.5
0.4
60
BBB
P
26
61
BBB
CF
25
62
BBB
CF
25
24
193.1
38
1
3
0
.929
.950
1.82
1.41
63
BBB
CF
24
64
BBB
CF
24
194.2
154
4
5
3
.969
.973
7.30
8.62
-7.9
-40.4
-7.6
65
BBB
CF
24
66
BBB
RF
24
24
208.0
32
7
0
1
1.000
.954
1.69
2.05
67
BBB
P
24
48.0
23
1
0
0
1.000
.917
4.50
5.10
68
BBB
RF
24
44.0
6
1
0
0
1.000
.905
1.43
1.92
69
BBB
2B
23
70
BBB
CF
23
44.0
10
6
2
0
.889
.892
3.27
2.67
71
BBB
1B
23
23
189.1
208
10
8
12
.965
.981
10.36
10.67
72
BBB
C
23
73
BBB
RF
23
74
BBB
SS
23
75
BBB
3B
23
22
184.1
26
43
6
3
.920
.899
3.37
2.66
76
BBB
1B
22
200.1
226
13
4
13
.984
.986
10.74
11.03
1.4
6.9
1.4
77
BBB
2B
22
22
179.0
53
16
2
1
.972
.943
3.47
3.08
78
BBB
SS
22
79
BBB
1B
21
80
BBB
P
21
81
BBB
2B
21
82
BBB
LF
21
21
170.0
31
5
2
0
.947
.964
1.91
1.65
83
BBB
C
21
20
164.2
31
1
1
0
.970
.943
1.75
1.81
84
BBB
3B
21
21
170.0
23
28
2
1
.962
.898
2.70
2.90
85
BBB
3B
20
86
BBB
LF
20
87
BBB
C
20
88
BBB
RF
20
18
153.0
36
5
1
2
.976
.953
2.41
2.11
89
BBB
RF
20
90
BBB
2B
19
19
153.0
35
47
4
6
.953
.929
4.82
5.14
91
BBB
C
19
18
148.0
89
12
2
3
.981
.975
6.14
7.10
92
BBB
3B
19
93
BBB
SS
19
94
BBB
1B
19
95
BBB
P
19
143.2
68
24
2
5
.979
.960
5.76
6.08
-0.0
-0.2
-0.0
96
BBB
LF
18
97
BBB
P
18
98
BBB
C
17
16
131.1
89
16
3
1
.972
.978
7.20
7.44
99
BBB
RF
17
100
BBB
C
17
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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