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

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

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


Pitching

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Throws:





# Year Team
1
16
25
.390
62
45
32
5
0
389.0
212
138
379
6
115
152
9
5
14
1656
3.19
114
2
17
14
.548
55
31
10
2
3
250.0
120
97
243
71
123
5
9
3.49
111
3
35
42
.455
115
81
49
4
3
697.1
365
269
704
178
395
9
14
3.47
106
4
40
45
.471
133
85
46
4
5
714.1
415
312
777
34
170
366
7
24
3104
3.93
103
5
20
28
.417
72
49
31
4
0
427.2
202
164
392
8
142
221
1
14
1821
3.45
100
6
9
21
.300
46
30
17
3
0
255.0
143
101
251
3
89
108
3
7
199
3.56
87
7
5
22
.185
50
27
13
0
0
219.1
171
119
236
6
110
105
3
5
1011
4.88
82
8
24
51
.320
141
76
31
4
1
656.1
510
481
753
254
272
11
12
2955
6.60
79

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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