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

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

Wins

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


Advanced Pitching

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Throws:


Qualified:





# Year Team Role
1
BBB
SP
200.1
1.10
15.8%
3.0%
5.33
2
BBB
SP
168.0
1.20
15.3%
5.8%
2.65
3
BBB
RP
163.2
1.37
15.0%
7.9%
1.89
4
BBB
RP
158.2
1.44
9.7%
9.2%
1.06
5
BBB
SP
136.2
1.41
5.8%
6.1%
0.95
0.8%
6
BBB
SP
135.0
1.27
13.1%
2.8%
4.63
1.4%
7
BBB
RP
132.0
1.05
22.7%
4.7%
4.84
0.4%
8
BBB
RP
128.0
1.75
7.3%
8.1%
0.90
9
BBB
SP
117.1
1.35
11.7%
5.0%
2.36
10
BBB
SP
99.1
1.49
8.6%
7.0%
1.22
1.3%
11
BBB
RP
96.0
1.40
9.1%
9.5%
0.95
12
BBB
SP
94.2
1.06
11.4%
4.8%
2.39
0.0%
13
BBB
RP
92.0
1.05
14.2%
5.3%
2.70
1.3%
14
BBB
SP
85.2
1.25
10.5%
6.2%
1.68
0.3%
15
BBB
SP
82.1
1.36
12.1%
8.6%
1.41
0.8%
16
BBB
SP
77.2
1.13
20.1%
5.0%
4.00
0.3%
17
BBB
RP
77.0
1.61
11.9%
12.1%
0.98
0.6%
18
BBB
RP
76.0
1.32
7.4%
3.1%
2.40
0.0%
19
BBB
SP
68.2
1.21
9.9%
8.5%
1.17
0.0%
20
BBB
SP
65.2
1.10
6.4%
6.4%
1.00
0.4%
21
BBB
SP
58.0
1.22
7.0%
6.6%
1.06
22
BBB
RP
57.2
1.04
14.2%
8.2%
1.74
0.4%
23
BBB
SP
54.0
1.56
13.7%
5.1%
2.67
2.1%
24
BBB
RP
53.1
1.28
8.3%
7.4%
1.12
25
BBB
RP
52.2
0.93
16.1%
2.9%
5.50
26
BBB
SP
52.0
1.12
4.6%
2.8%
1.67
0.9%
27
BBB
SP
49.0
1.55
9.1%
6.5%
1.40
2.2%
28
BBB
SP
48.2
1.29
15.0%
7.2%
2.07
29
BBB
RP
47.0
1.26
10.7%
7.1%
1.50
30
BBB
SP
45.2
1.49
12.3%
9.4%
1.30
0.5%
31
BBB
SP
45.1
1.30
12.6%
8.9%
1.41
32
BBB
RP
44.0
1.11
15.1%
9.5%
1.59
33
BBB
SP
43.2
1.56
12.7%
7.1%
1.79
34
BBB
SP
43.0
1.16
11.9%
12.5%
0.95
1.1%
35
BBB
SP
42.2
1.41
7.4%
8.0%
0.93
1.1%
36
BBB
RP
42.0
1.52
4.3%
9.2%
0.47
0.0%
37
BBB
SP
41.0
1.51
4.4%
12.2%
0.36
38
BBB
SP
40.2
0.89
11.0%
7.7%
1.42
0.0%
39
BBB
RP
40.0
1.33
15.8%
4.1%
3.86
40
BBB
RP
40.0
1.63
8.8%
5.0%
1.78
41
BBB
RP
38.1
1.70
11.9%
7.9%
1.50
42
BBB
RP
36.1
1.38
9.0%
7.8%
1.15
0.6%
43
BBB
RP
36.0
1.33
10.3%
4.5%
2.29
44
BBB
SP
35.1
1.39
6.6%
4.6%
1.43
45
BBB
RP
34.0
1.88
8.5%
11.5%
0.74
0.0%
46
BBB
SP
33.1
1.53
6.1%
7.4%
0.82
0.0%
47
BBB
RP
31.2
1.77
4.0%
11.9%
0.33
48
BBB
SP
29.2
1.58
10.5%
3.8%
2.80
49
BBB
SP
29.1
1.13
14.2%
9.2%
1.55
50
BBB
SP
29.0
1.17
9.2%
6.7%
1.38
51
BBB
SP
28.2
1.57
13.5%
7.5%
1.80
3.0%
52
BBB
RP
28.2
1.19
12.3%
4.9%
2.50
0.0%
53
BBB
RP
27.2
1.55
8.9%
10.5%
0.85
54
BBB
SP
27.2
1.52
5.5%
9.4%
0.58
0.8%
55
BBB
RP
27.2
1.84
11.2%
9.7%
1.15
56
BBB
SP
27.0
0.85
14.9%
2.0%
7.50
0.0%
57
BBB
RP
25.2
1.17
14.0%
8.4%
1.67
58
BBB
SP
25.0
1.00
17.3%
4.1%
4.25
59
BBB
SP
24.2
1.54
11.8%
7.3%
1.63
60
BBB
SP
22.2
1.41
11.1%
13.1%
0.85
61
BBB
SP
22.1
1.70
9.4%
10.4%
0.91
2.8%
62
BBB
RP
21.1
1.50
8.4%
8.4%
1.00
63
BBB
RP
21.0
1.19
17.2%
8.0%
2.14
64
BBB
SP
20.0
1.05
8.9%
5.1%
1.75
65
BBB
SP
20.0
1.80
5.3%
6.3%
0.83
2.1%
66
BBB
SP
19.2
1.02
16.7%
7.7%
2.17
67
BBB
RP
19.2
1.58
10.1%
12.4%
0.82
0.0%
68
BBB
SP
18.2
1.45
10.0%
10.0%
1.00
1.3%
69
BBB
RP
18.2
1.98
5.4%
12.0%
0.45
70
BBB
SP
18.1
1.20
15.4%
5.1%
3.00
71
BBB
SP
18.0
1.44
8.5%
8.5%
1.00
0.0%
72
BBB
SP
18.0
1.22
14.7%
5.3%
2.75
73
BBB
RP
18.0
1.11
8.3%
6.9%
1.20
74
BBB
SP
18.0
1.50
9.9%
7.4%
1.33
75
BBB
RP
17.1
1.38
9.3%
5.3%
1.75
76
BBB
SP
17.0
1.47
16.0%
20.0%
0.80
0.0%
77
BBB
RP
16.2
1.56
7.9%
5.3%
1.50
6.7%
78
BBB
SP
16.1
1.53
13.5%
17.6%
0.77
79
BBB
RP
15.2
1.28
12.1%
0.0%
80
BBB
SP
15.1
0.98
9.4%
0.0%
0.0%
81
BBB
SP
15.0
1.47
19.4%
7.5%
2.60
1.5%
82
BBB
RP
14.2
1.77
8.2%
9.6%
0.86
1.4%
83
BBB
RP
13.2
1.10
0.0%
13.7%
0.00
0.0%
84
BBB
RP
12.1
1.78
11.1%
6.3%
1.75
1.6%
85
BBB
SP
12.0
2.00
3.2%
3.2%
1.00
0.0%
86
BBB
RP
10.2
1.69
10.2%
2.0%
5.00
87
BBB
RP
10.1
1.16
4.7%
16.3%
0.29
0.0%
88
BBB
RP
10.0
1.70
8.7%
10.9%
0.80
89
BBB
RP
10.0
1.50
6.7%
4.4%
1.50
2.2%
90
BBB
SP
10.0
2.10
10.6%
14.9%
0.71
0.0%
91
BBB
RP
9.1
1.29
7.3%
7.3%
1.00
92
BBB
RP
9.0
1.00
41.7%
8.3%
5.00
93
BBB
SP
9.0
0.44
12.9%
9.7%
1.33
94
BBB
SP
9.0
1.78
18.6%
7.0%
2.67
95
BBB
SP
9.0
1.44
7.3%
4.9%
1.50
0.0%
96
BBB
RP
8.2
2.88
9.8%
23.5%
0.42
97
BBB
SP
8.2
1.50
6.8%
6.8%
1.00
0.0%
98
BBB
SP
8.2
2.77
3.9%
5.9%
0.67
2.0%
99
BBB
SP
8.0
1.00
12.1%
3.0%
4.00
0.0%
100
BBB
RP
7.2
1.96
0.0%
18.9%
0.00
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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