John Britton - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

John Britton



John A. Britton Jr.
(Jack)

Born: April 21, 1919 in Mount Vernon, GA
Died: December 2, 1990 in Chicago, IL
          (71 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 160
Biographical
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Notes:


• Buried: Oak Woods Cemetery (Chicago, IL)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
SNS
NAL
21
1B
4
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-11
CAG
NAL
23
3B
2
9
9
2
2
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
40
CC
NAL
24
3B
32
130
123
17
39
3
2
0
12
4
6
0
1
0
.317
.349
.374
.723
128
BBB
25
3B
27
116
110
13
34
3
2
1
17
1
5
0
1
0
.309
.339
.400
.739
139
BBB
NAL
26
3B
13
57
53
9
20
1
1
0
7
2
3
0
1
.377
.411
.434
.845
153
BBB
NAL
27
3B
9
41
39
6
10
1
1
0
4
2
1
0
1
.256
.275
.333
.608
77
BBB
NAL
28
3B
11
50
46
5
9
0
0
0
3
0
1
0
3
.196
.213
.196
.408
15
BBB
MULT
29
3B
33
153
144
20
33
6
1
0
20
2
3
3
3
.229
.260
.285
.545
48
8
4
3B
131
563
531
72
148
14
7
1
65
12
19
3
10
0
.279
.307
.337
.645
94
162 Game Average
696
657
89
183
17
9
1
80
15
23
5
12
0
.279
.307
.337
.645
94
 
Team Lg Pos
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
RF
4
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-11
1
Chicago American Giants
3B
2
9
9
2
2
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
40
1
Indianapolis Clowns
3B
32
130
123
17
39
3
2
0
12
4
6
0
1
0
.317
.349
.374
.723
128
5
Birmingham Black Barons
3B
93
417
392
53
106
11
5
1
51
7
13
3
9
0
.270
.299
.332
.631
86



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
SNS
NAL
7
.139
.313
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
CAG
NAL
9
.212
.301
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.077
CC
NAL
130
.345
.305
4.6%
7.0%
0.0%
0.5%
.057
.074
BBB
116
.350
.296
4.3%
6.8%
0.9%
0.5%
.091
.067
BBB
NAL
57
.392
.313
5.3%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.057
.088
BBB
NAL
41
.284
.332
2.4%
8.4%
0.0%
0.5%
.077
.077
BBB
NAL
50
.189
.339
2.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.096
BBB
MULT
153
.254
.345
2.0%
8.2%
0.0%
0.9%
.056
.108
8
4
563
.303
.320
3.4%
7.6%
0.2%
0.7%
.058
.085
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
7
.139
.313
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
1
Chicago American Giants
9
.212
.301
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.077
1
Indianapolis Clowns
130
.345
.305
4.6%
7.0%
0.0%
0.5%
.057
.074
5
Birmingham Black Barons
417
.295
.325
3.1%
7.7%
0.2%
0.7%
.061
.089

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