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


Piper
Davis

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
1942-1948
77
7
1923-1928
75
8
1940-1947
71
9
1938-1946
69
10
1942-1948
68

Games Started

# Player Years GS
1
1924-1928
46
2
1923-1928
41
3
1941-1946
32
4
1924-1928
24
5
1941-1944
23
6
1924-1924
20
7
1943-1948
19
8
1941-1945
18
9
1943-1945
18
10
1928-1928
18


Pitching

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Throws:





# Year Team
1
23
7
.767
51
30
15
2
2
254.2
132
95
268
10
87
166
7
5
1117
3.36
122
2
35
42
.455
115
81
49
4
3
697.1
365
269
704
178
395
9
14
3.47
120
3
17
14
.548
55
31
10
2
3
250.0
120
97
243
71
123
5
9
3.49
106
4
40
45
.471
133
85
46
4
5
714.1
415
312
777
34
170
366
7
24
3104
3.93
100
5
20
28
.417
72
49
31
4
0
427.2
202
164
392
8
142
221
1
14
1821
3.45
98
6
16
25
.390
62
45
32
5
0
389.0
212
138
379
6
115
152
9
5
14
1656
3.19
98
7
9
21
.300
46
30
17
3
0
255.0
143
101
251
3
89
108
3
7
199
3.56
86
8
5
22
.185
50
27
13
0
0
219.1
171
119
236
6
110
105
3
5
1011
4.88
84
9
24
51
.320
141
76
31
4
1
656.1
510
481
753
254
272
11
12
2955
6.60
81

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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