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
-13
CAG
NAL
23
3B
2
9
9
2
2
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
37
CC
NAL
24
3B
32
130
123
17
39
3
2
0
12
4
6
0
1
0
.317
.349
.374
.723
124
BBB
25
3B
27
116
110
13
34
3
2
1
17
1
5
0
1
0
.309
.339
.400
.739
130
BBB
NAL
26
3B
13
57
53
9
20
1
1
0
7
2
3
0
1
.377
.411
.434
.845
148
BBB
NAL
27
3B
9
41
39
6
10
1
1
0
4
2
1
0
1
.256
.275
.333
.608
79
BBB
NAL
28
3B
11
50
46
5
9
0
0
0
3
0
1
0
3
.196
.213
.196
.408
15
7
4
3B
98
410
387
52
115
8
6
1
45
10
16
0
7
0
.297
.325
.357
.682
107
162 Game Average
678
640
86
190
13
10
2
74
17
26
0
12
0
.297
.325
.357
.682
107
 
Team Lg Pos
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
LF
4
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-13
1
Chicago American Giants
3B
2
9
9
2
2
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
37
1
Indianapolis Clowns
3B
32
130
123
17
39
3
2
0
12
4
6
0
1
0
.317
.349
.374
.723
124
4
Birmingham Black Barons
3B
60
264
248
33
73
5
4
1
31
5
10
0
6
0
.294
.322
.359
.681
104



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
SNS
NAL
7
.139
.318
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.074
CAG
NAL
9
.212
.308
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.078
CC
NAL
130
.345
.310
4.6%
7.2%
0.0%
0.5%
.057
.075
BBB
116
.350
.306
4.3%
7.0%
0.9%
0.5%
.091
.070
BBB
NAL
57
.392
.318
5.3%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.057
.090
BBB
NAL
41
.284
.329
2.4%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.077
.076
BBB
NAL
50
.189
.338
2.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.095
7
4
410
.321
.315
3.9%
7.5%
0.2%
0.6%
.059
.078
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
7
.139
.318
0.0%
9.2%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.074
1
Chicago American Giants
9
.212
.308
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.078
1
Indianapolis Clowns
130
.345
.310
4.6%
7.2%
0.0%
0.5%
.057
.075
4
Birmingham Black Barons
264
.318
.318
3.8%
7.6%
0.4%
0.6%
.065
.080

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