1940 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1940 Birmingham Black Barons


12 - 24


11 - 21 in the Negro American League

1938 / 1941 (Team History)

Managed by:
Candy Jim Taylor (12-24)

Top Hitter


Tommy
Sampson

Top Pitcher


Eddie
Snead

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
78
5th ERA+
81
6th
OPS
.574
5th ERA
4.58
7th
BA
.235
4th BA
OBP
.285
6th K/BB
2.00
2nd
SLG
.289
5th K%
11.7%
6th
BB%
6.5%
7th BB%
5.9%
1st
K%
HR%
ISO
.054
6th WHIP
1.39
5th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
29
17
61
51
4
12
3
1
0
6
1
8
2
.235
.339
.333
.672
108
1B
22
20
78
74
9
18
1
1
0
9
0
4
0
.243
.282
.284
.566
75
2B
27
19
81
77
12
24
2
1
0
13
2
3
1
.312
.338
.364
.701
117
3B
22
83
77
12
21
1
2
1
10
1
6
0
.273
.325
.377
.702
117
SS
25
20
67
63
5
9
0
0
0
0
1
3
1
.143
.182
.143
.325
1
LF
33
20
78
67
4
12
1
0
0
6
2
10
1
.179
.286
.194
.480
49
CF
17
54
49
5
9
1
0
0
2
0
5
0
.184
.259
.204
.463
44
RF
20
76
68
10
16
4
1
1
6
0
6
2
.235
.297
.368
.665
106
1B
35
12
35
34
3
8
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
.235
.257
.235
.492
53
CF
6
25
24
5
8
1
0
0
4
0
1
0
.333
.360
.375
.735
128
CF
4
16
14
2
4
1
0
0
0
3
2
0
.286
.375
.357
.732
127
C
37
4
12
12
2
5
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
.417
.417
.500
.917
184
3B
28
2
10
10
1
3
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
.300
.300
.300
.600
86
3B
3
7
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
C
30
4
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-11
1B
22
2
5
4
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.500
.600
.500
1.100
241
C
1
5
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
2B
27
1
4
4
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
55
SS
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
-
56
2
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
-
22
1
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
520
-
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
29
10
19
18
3
6
0
1
1
2
0
0
1
.333
.333
.611
.944
192
RP
30
12
17
16
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.125
.176
.125
.301
-6
SP
20
8
15
15
2
5
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
107
SP
9
13
12
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.083
.083
.083
.167
-48
SP
25
6
9
9
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
20
4
3
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.500
.500
.500
1.000
210
SP
20
1
2
2
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.000
2.000
520
RP
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
30
250
788
727
83
171
16
7
3
65
12
51
10
.235
.285
.289
.574
78
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
3B
83
.341
.314
7.2%
9.1%
1.2%
0.6%
.104
.073
27
2B
81
.337
.314
3.7%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.052
.073
33
LF
78
.253
.314
12.8%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.015
.073
22
1B
78
.279
.314
5.1%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.041
.073
RF
76
.314
.314
7.9%
9.1%
1.3%
0.6%
.132
.073
25
SS
67
.165
.314
4.5%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
29
C
61
.325
.314
13.1%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.098
.073
CF
54
.241
.314
9.3%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.020
.073
35
1B
35
.245
.314
2.9%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
CF
25
.359
.314
4.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.042
.073
29
SP
19
.416
.314
0.0%
9.1%
5.3%
0.6%
.278
.073
30
RP
17
.159
.314
5.9%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
CF
16
.365
.314
12.5%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.071
.073
20
SP
15
.325
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
SP
13
.075
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
37
C
12
.441
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.083
.073
28
3B
10
.292
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
25
SP
9
.000
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
30
C
7
.139
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
3B
7
.000
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
22
1B
5
.542
.314
20.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
C
5
.000
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
27
2B
4
.244
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
20
RP
3
.325
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
56
-
2
.000
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
20
SP
2
.975
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
SS
2
.000
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
-
1
.000
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
22
-
1
.975
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
RP
.000
.314
9.1%
0.6%
.073
30
788
.281
.314
6.5%
9.1%
0.4%
0.6%
.054
.073
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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