1941 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1941 Birmingham Black Barons


28 - 20


24 - 15 in the Negro American League

1940 / 1942 (Team History)

Managed by:
Winfield Welch (28-20)

Top Hitter


Lyman
Bostock

Top Pitcher


Dan
Bankhead

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
96
3rd ERA+
78
5th
OPS
.652
3rd ERA
4.38
3rd
BA
.272
2nd BA
OBP
.312
3rd K/BB
1.89
4th
SLG
.340
3rd K%
13.9%
4th
BB%
5.2%
6th BB%
7.3%
4th
K%
HR%
ISO
.067
4th WHIP
1.30
3rd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
• 1 member of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
30
15
44
41
7
12
0
1
0
4
0
3
0
.293
.341
.341
.682
106
1B
23
18
64
55
5
20
3
2
0
10
1
3
6
.364
.397
.491
.887
168
2B
28
18
65
61
7
19
1
2
0
10
1
2
2
.311
.333
.393
.727
119
3B
29
18
67
64
16
20
3
0
0
10
2
3
0
.313
.343
.359
.703
112
SS
26
13
47
41
3
10
0
0
0
6
0
3
3
.244
.295
.244
.539
64
LF
25
18
70
63
10
18
2
2
0
6
1
4
3
.286
.328
.381
.709
114
CF
10
37
35
3
7
1
1
0
1
1
2
0
.200
.243
.286
.529
60
RF
31
9
31
28
5
8
1
0
0
3
1
2
1
.286
.333
.321
.655
98
1B
29
11
31
30
5
11
0
0
0
8
0
1
0
.367
.387
.367
.754
128
3B
36
8
23
19
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
.000
.095
.000
.095
-70
LF
7
21
19
2
6
0
1
1
3
0
1
1
.316
.350
.579
.929
179
RF
5
19
17
2
4
2
0
0
3
0
1
1
.235
.278
.353
.631
90
C
38
2
5
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.000
.200
.000
.200
-38
C
2
5
5
0
1
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
.200
.200
.400
.600
80
LF
41
1
4
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.000
.250
.000
.250
-22
LF
3
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
-
35
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
21
8
22
16
2
3
1
0
0
3
0
2
4
.188
.278
.250
.528
60
SP
27
10
18
16
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
.250
.250
.250
.500
51
SP
27
5
8
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
20
3
6
5
1
3
0
0
0
2
0
0
1
.600
.600
.600
1.200
263
SP
32
5
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
26
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
24
193
595
536
71
146
15
9
1
70
7
31
28
.272
.312
.340
.652
96
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
25
LF
70
.324
.314
5.7%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.095
.081
29
3B
67
.339
.314
4.5%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.047
.081
28
2B
65
.334
.314
3.1%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.082
.081
23
1B
64
.379
.314
4.7%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.127
.081
26
SS
47
.252
.314
6.4%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.081
30
C
44
.331
.314
6.8%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.049
.081
CF
37
.255
.314
5.4%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.086
.081
29
1B
31
.365
.314
3.2%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.081
31
RF
31
.309
.314
6.5%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.036
.081
36
3B
23
.065
.314
8.7%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.081
21
SP
22
.218
.314
9.1%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.063
.081
LF
21
.409
.314
4.8%
8.4%
4.8%
0.4%
.263
.081
RF
19
.285
.314
5.3%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.118
.081
27
SP
18
.213
.314
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.081
27
SP
8
.000
.314
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.081
20
RP
6
.480
.314
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.081
C
5
.275
.314
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.200
.081
38
C
5
.149
.314
20.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.081
41
LF
4
.186
.314
25.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.081
32
SP
4
.000
.314
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.081
LF
2
.000
.314
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.081
26
SP
1
.000
.314
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.081
35
-
1
.000
.314
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.081
RP
.000
.314
8.4%
0.4%
.081
24
595
.299
.314
5.2%
8.4%
0.2%
0.4%
.067
.081
* = 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