1937 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Birmingham Black Barons


15 - 26


13 - 24 in the Negro American League

1928 / 1940 (Team History)

Managed by:
A. M. Walker (15-26)

Top Hitter


David
Whatley

Top Pitcher


Bo
Mitchell

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
117
1st ERA+
69
6th
OPS
.769
1st ERA
6.03
6th
BA
.301
1st BA
.294
6th
OBP
.340
2nd K/BB
1.68
3rd
SLG
.430
1st K%
11.8%
4th
BB%
5.0%
7th BB%
7.0%
3rd
K%
HR%
1.6%
8th
ISO
.129
1st WHIP
1.50
4th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
21
19
68
64
15
18
5
1
0
8
1
4
0
0
.281
.324
.391
.714
102
1B
25
11
44
40
7
12
5
0
0
7
1
2
0
2
.300
.333
.425
.758
114
2B
24
19
71
67
4
19
1
1
0
5
1
2
0
2
.284
.304
.328
.633
80
3B
25
16
70
62
15
17
3
2
2
8
2
5
1
2
.274
.338
.484
.822
131
SS
16
51
48
11
13
1
0
0
2
0
2
1
0
.271
.314
.292
.605
73
LF
23
20
86
79
14
16
0
2
2
17
4
6
1
0
.203
.267
.329
.597
69
CF
22
87
82
5
19
2
3
0
10
0
2
0
3
.232
.250
.329
.579
63
RF
22
21
88
86
19
33
6
5
4
25
3
2
0
0
.384
.398
.709
1.107
209
CF
25
12
50
43
11
23
0
2
0
6
2
5
1
1
.535
.592
.628
1.220
247
1B
9
42
39
9
16
3
0
0
6
0
2
0
1
.410
.439
.487
.926
163
SS
8
34
30
6
8
1
0
0
3
1
3
0
1
.267
.333
.300
.633
81
LF
3
7
7
2
3
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.429
.429
.429
.857
144
SP
10
36
34
6
8
3
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
.235
.257
.382
.639
80
SP
11
29
27
3
8
2
1
0
2
0
1
0
1
.296
.321
.444
.766
116
SP
27
6
15
15
3
5
1
0
1
5
1
0
0
0
.333
.333
.600
.933
161
SP
3
10
10
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.400
.800
128
SP
22
3
6
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.167
.000
.167
-49
RP
1
5
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.333
.600
.333
.933
171
SP
3
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
185
RP
22
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1B
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PH
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
22
216
803
745
131
224
33
18
9
106
16
40
4
14
.301
.340
.430
.769
117
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
22
RF
88
.485
.323
2.3%
7.2%
4.5%
0.7%
.326
.107
CF
87
.255
.323
2.3%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.098
.107
23
LF
86
.279
.323
7.0%
7.2%
2.3%
0.7%
.127
.107
24
2B
71
.288
.323
2.8%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.045
.107
25
3B
70
.361
.323
7.1%
7.2%
2.9%
0.7%
.210
.107
21
C
68
.331
.323
5.9%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.109
.107
SS
51
.292
.323
3.9%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.021
.107
25
CF
50
.552
.323
10.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.093
.107
25
1B
44
.333
.323
4.5%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.125
.107
1B
42
.421
.323
4.8%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.077
.107
SP
36
.280
.323
2.8%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.147
.107
SS
34
.298
.323
8.8%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.033
.107
SP
29
.335
.323
3.4%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.148
.107
27
SP
15
.412
.323
0.0%
7.2%
6.7%
0.7%
.267
.107
SP
10
.376
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
LF
7
.403
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
22
SP
6
.125
.323
16.7%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
RP
5
.488
.323
40.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
SP
2
.471
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
22
RP
1
.000
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
PH
1
.000
.323
0.0%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
1B
.000
.323
7.2%
0.7%
.107
22
803
.347
.323
5.0%
7.2%
1.1%
0.7%
.129
.107
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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