1937 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Birmingham Black Barons


15 - 26


13 - 24 in the Negro American League

1928 / 1938 (Team History)

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

Top Hitter


David
Whatley

Top Pitcher


Bo
Mitchell

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
114
1st ERA+
66
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
99
1B
25
11
44
40
7
12
5
0
0
7
1
2
0
2
.300
.333
.425
.758
111
2B
24
19
71
67
4
19
1
1
0
5
1
2
0
2
.284
.304
.328
.633
77
3B
25
16
70
62
15
17
3
2
2
8
2
5
1
2
.274
.338
.484
.822
128
SS
26
16
51
48
11
13
1
0
0
2
0
2
1
0
.271
.314
.292
.605
70
LF
23
20
86
79
14
16
0
2
2
17
4
6
1
0
.203
.267
.329
.597
66
CF
22
87
82
5
19
2
3
0
10
0
2
0
3
.232
.250
.329
.579
61
RF
22
21
88
86
19
33
6
5
4
25
3
2
0
0
.384
.398
.709
1.107
205
CF
25
12
50
43
11
23
0
2
0
6
2
5
1
1
.535
.592
.628
1.220
242
1B
9
42
39
9
16
3
0
0
6
0
2
0
1
.410
.439
.487
.926
159
SS
22
8
34
30
6
8
1
0
0
3
1
3
0
1
.267
.333
.300
.633
78
LF
3
7
7
2
3
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.429
.429
.429
.857
141
SP
25
10
36
34
6
8
3
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
.235
.257
.382
.639
77
SP
11
29
27
3
8
2
1
0
2
0
1
0
1
.296
.321
.444
.766
113
SP
27
6
15
15
3
5
1
0
1
5
1
0
0
0
.333
.333
.600
.933
157
SP
3
10
10
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.400
.800
125
SP
22
3
6
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.167
.000
.167
-50
RP
1
5
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.333
.600
.333
.933
167
SP
3
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
181
RP
22
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
PH
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
22
216
803
745
131
224
33
18
9
106
16
40
4
14
.301
.340
.430
.769
114
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
22
RF
88
.485
.328
2.3%
7.3%
4.5%
0.7%
.326
.108
CF
87
.255
.328
2.3%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.098
.108
23
LF
86
.279
.328
7.0%
7.3%
2.3%
0.7%
.127
.108
24
2B
71
.288
.328
2.8%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.045
.108
25
3B
70
.361
.328
7.1%
7.3%
2.9%
0.7%
.210
.108
21
C
68
.331
.328
5.9%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.109
.108
26
SS
51
.292
.328
3.9%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.021
.108
25
CF
50
.552
.328
10.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.093
.108
25
1B
44
.333
.328
4.5%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.125
.108
1B
42
.421
.328
4.8%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.077
.108
25
SP
36
.280
.328
2.8%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.147
.108
22
SS
34
.298
.328
8.8%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.033
.108
SP
29
.335
.328
3.4%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.148
.108
27
SP
15
.412
.328
0.0%
7.3%
6.7%
0.7%
.267
.108
SP
10
.376
.328
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.108
LF
7
.403
.328
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.108
22
SP
6
.125
.328
16.7%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.108
RP
5
.488
.328
40.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.108
SP
2
.471
.328
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.108
22
RP
1
.000
.328
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.108
PH
1
.000
.328
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.108
1B
.000
.328
7.3%
0.7%
.108
22
803
.347
.328
5.0%
7.3%
1.1%
0.7%
.129
.108
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

If you have any questions regarding Negro Leagues statistical or biographical data, please contact gary@seamheads.com. For any other questions/comments/suggestions, please contact the web developer at BaseballGauge@gmail.com.

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