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Slim Branham



Finis Ernest Branham
(Legs; Ironman; Rascacielos)
Also known as Finest Branham
Born: April 7, 1900
in Castalian Springs, TN
Died: January 19, 1957 in Cleveland, OH
          (56 years old)

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Notes:


• Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery (Cleveland, OH)
• Relatives: George Branham (Brother)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
DM
NNL
20
SP
2
3
.400
6
5
3
1
0
44.0
15
9
30
0
12
17
1
0
164
1.84
192
CTS
WES
21
SP
7
7
.500
21
12
9
0
1
135.0
75
51
146
2
33
69
3
8
573
3.40
152
CTS
22
SP
5
11
.313
27
16
10
0
1
152.1
96
79
168
4
59
74
2
2
673
4.67
103
SC
CUB
22
SP
0
0
3
2
0
0
0
9.2
8
7
9
0
9
2
1
3
49
6.52
53
23
SP
3
4
.429
10
6
4
0
0
52.2
32
26
50
2
25
31
0
0
3
235
4.44
83
HBG
ECL
24
SP
2
2
.500
5
5
1
0
0
30.0
27
20
37
14
11
0
2
6.00
80
25
SP
7
5
.583
26
16
3
0
0
107.1
78
77
129
58
23
1
2
505
6.46
80
6
7
SP
26
32
.448
98
62
30
1
2
531.0
331
269
569
8
210
227
8
0
20
2199
4.56
103
162 Game Average
11
14
.448
42
26
13
0
1
225.2
141
114
242
5
89
96
3
0
9
997
4.56
103
 
Team Lg Pos
6
Negro Leagues
26
31
.456
92
59
29
1
2
506.2
310
251
547
8
191
216
7
0
17
2082
4.46
107
2
vs Major Leagues
0
1
.000
3
1
1
0
0
14.2
13
11
13
0
10
9
0
0
68
6.75
63
1
Cuban Leagues
0
0
3
2
0
0
0
9.2
8
7
9
0
9
2
1
3
49
6.52
53
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Dayton Marcos
SP
2
3
.400
6
5
3
1
0
44.0
15
9
30
0
12
17
1
0
164
1.84
192
3
Cleveland Tate Stars
SP
15
22
.405
56
34
23
0
2
334.1
199
153
361
8
111
170
5
0
13
1454
4.12
113
1
Santa Clara
-
0
0
3
2
0
0
0
9.2
8
7
9
0
9
2
1
3
49
6.52
53
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
5.2
4
3
3
0
6
4
0
0
27
4.76
89
1
Harrisburg Giants
SP
2
2
.500
5
5
1
0
0
30.0
27
20
37
14
11
0
2
6.00
80
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
5
1
.833
12
8
2
0
0
54.0
35
34
63
34
8
1
2
258
5.67
89
1
Detroit Stars I
RP
2
4
.333
14
8
1
0
0
53.1
43
43
66
24
15
0
0
247
7.26
72



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
DM
NNL
20
SP
44.0
0.95
1.30
10.4%
11.3%
7.3%
8.2%
1.42
1.37
0.0%
0.5%
CTS
WES
21
SP
135.0
1.33
1.65
12.0%
11.6%
5.8%
8.6%
2.09
1.35
0.3%
0.6%
CTS
22
SP
152.1
1.49
1.46
11.0%
12.4%
8.8%
8.4%
1.25
1.42
0.6%
0.8%
SC
CUB
22
SP
9.2
1.86
1.34
4.1%
8.8%
18.4%
8.1%
0.22
1.09
0.0%
0.4%
23
SP
52.2
1.42
1.29
13.2%
11.6%
10.6%
7.3%
1.24
1.50
0.9%
1.1%
HBG
ECL
24
SP
30.0
1.70
1.47
7.9%
10.4%
10.0%
6.7%
0.79
1.56
25
SP
107.1
1.74
1.38
4.6%
10.6%
11.5%
7.7%
0.40
1.23
6
7
SP
531.0
1.47
1.46
9.7%
10.8%
9.0%
7.9%
1.08
1.37
0.5%
0.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
6
Negro Leagues
506.2
1.46
1.47
9.7%
10.8%
8.6%
7.9%
1.13
1.37
0.5%
0.8%
2
vs Major Leagues
14.2
1.57
1.37
13.2%
13.3%
14.7%
8.4%
0.90
1.60
0.0%
1.0%
1
Cuban Leagues
9.2
1.86
1.34
4.1%
8.8%
18.4%
8.1%
0.22
1.09
0.0%
0.4%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Dayton Marcos
SP
44.0
0.95
1.30
10.4%
11.3%
7.3%
8.2%
1.42
1.37
0.0%
0.5%
3
Cleveland Tate Stars
SP
334.1
1.41
1.51
11.7%
11.2%
7.6%
8.1%
1.53
1.40
0.6%
0.8%
1
Santa Clara
-
9.2
1.86
1.34
4.1%
8.8%
18.4%
8.1%
0.22
1.09
0.0%
0.4%
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
5.2
1.59
1.33
14.8%
13.0%
22.2%
7.6%
0.67
1.69
0.0%
1.8%
1
Harrisburg Giants
SP
30.0
1.70
1.47
7.9%
10.4%
10.0%
6.7%
0.79
1.56
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
54.0
1.80
1.38
3.1%
9.7%
13.2%
7.8%
0.24
1.25
1
Detroit Stars I
RP
53.1
1.69
1.39
6.1%
9.5%
9.7%
7.8%
0.63
1.22



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
DM
NNL
20
SP
6
164
145
15
30
3
0
0
4
12
17
0
7
3
.207
.268
.228
.495
CTS
WES
21
SP
21
573
509
75
146
27
9
2
34
33
69
8
23
8
.287
.340
.387
.727
CTS
22
SP
27
673
593
96
168
26
8
4
11
59
74
2
19
16
.283
.350
.374
.725
SC
CUB
22
SP
3
49
36
8
9
1
0
0
4
9
2
3
0
1
0
.250
.429
.278
.706
23
SP
10
235
201
32
50
0
1
2
0
25
31
3
1
0
.249
.341
.289
.629
HBG
ECL
24
SP
5
27
37
14
11
2
25
SP
26
505
78
129
58
23
2
6
7
SP
98
2199
1484
331
569
57
18
8
53
210
227
20
50
1
27
.272
.340
.358
.698
 
Team Lg Pos
6
Negro Leagues
92
2082
1393
310
547
53
17
8
49
191
216
17
47
26
.274
.336
.362
.699
2
vs Major Leagues
3
68
55
13
13
3
1
0
0
10
9
0
3
1
.236
.354
.327
.681
1
Cuban Leagues
3
49
36
8
9
1
0
0
4
9
2
3
0
1
0
.250
.429
.278
.706
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Dayton Marcos
SP
6
164
145
15
30
3
0
0
4
12
17
0
7
3
.207
.268
.228
.495
3
Cleveland Tate Stars
SP
56
1454
1283
199
361
53
17
8
45
111
170
13
42
24
.281
.345
.380
.725
1
Santa Clara
-
3
49
36
8
9
1
0
0
4
9
2
3
0
1
0
.250
.429
.278
.706
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
2
27
20
4
3
0
1
0
0
6
4
0
1
0
.150
.346
.250
.596
1
Harrisburg Giants
SP
5
27
37
14
11
2
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Detroit Stars I
RP
14
247
43
66
24
15
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
12
258
35
63
34
8
2
.000
.000
.000
.000

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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