1944 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1944 Birmingham Black Barons


41 - 30


33 - 18 in the Negro American League

1943 / 1945 (Team History)

Managed by:
Winfield Welch (41-30)

Top Hitter


Artie
Wilson

Top Pitcher


John
Huber

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
115
1st ERA+
93
4th
OPS
.669
1st ERA
3.54
5th
BA
.270
2nd BA
OBP
.310
3rd K/BB
1.26
5th
SLG
.359
1st K%
9.6%
5th
BB%
5.5%
5th BB%
7.6%
6th
K%
HR%
ISO
.089
1st WHIP
1.29
3rd

Notes:


• Champions of the Negro American League
• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
41
18
73
69
10
13
2
0
0
9
0
2
2
.188
.211
.217
.429
38
1B
26
24
96
91
10
19
3
1
2
12
0
5
0
.209
.250
.330
.580
86
2B
31
21
85
76
15
26
4
2
0
11
2
6
3
.342
.390
.447
.838
169
3B
25
24
103
97
12
32
3
2
1
16
1
5
1
.330
.363
.433
.796
156
SS
23
22
101
95
17
40
4
4
0
15
1
6
0
.421
.455
.547
1.003
222
LF
32
18
65
60
6
12
3
0
0
9
1
4
1
.200
.250
.250
.500
61
CF
22
21
93
84
12
21
0
1
1
7
3
7
2
.250
.308
.310
.617
99
RF
27
23
96
83
17
26
4
3
2
17
3
10
3
.313
.387
.506
.893
187
1B
35
12
35
31
2
8
1
0
0
1
0
3
1
.258
.324
.290
.614
98
LF
35
9
32
31
3
10
2
0
0
1
0
0
1
.323
.323
.387
.710
128
C
33
6
20
20
0
2
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
.100
.100
.100
.200
-36
1B
2
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
LF
30
1
3
3
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
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
PH
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
32
11
26
25
2
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
.120
.120
.160
.280
-10
SP
30
8
21
21
0
5
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
.238
.238
.238
.476
53
SP
36
6
14
14
1
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.214
.214
.286
.500
60
SP
29
2
6
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
36
1
5
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
24
2
5
5
4
4
0
1
0
3
0
0
0
.800
.800
1.200
2.000
540
SP
30
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
30
2
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
2
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.000
.500
.000
.500
65
RP
35
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
1
1
1
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
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
25
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
RP
21
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
29
245
896
831
112
224
28
14
6
105
11
49
16
.270
.310
.359
.669
115
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
25
3B
103
.375
.295
4.9%
6.7%
1.0%
0.4%
.103
.068
23
SS
101
.473
.295
5.9%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.126
.068
26
1B
96
.279
.295
5.2%
6.7%
2.1%
0.4%
.121
.068
27
RF
96
.408
.295
10.4%
6.7%
2.1%
0.4%
.193
.068
22
CF
93
.295
.295
7.5%
6.7%
1.1%
0.4%
.060
.068
31
2B
85
.385
.295
7.1%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.105
.068
41
C
73
.203
.295
2.7%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.029
.068
32
LF
65
.242
.295
6.2%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.050
.068
35
1B
35
.294
.295
8.6%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.032
.068
35
LF
32
.327
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.065
.068
32
SP
26
.127
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.040
.068
30
SP
21
.228
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
33
C
20
.096
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
36
SP
14
.236
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.071
.068
29
SP
6
.000
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
24
SP
5
.932
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.400
.068
36
SP
5
.000
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
1B
4
.000
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
30
SP
4
.000
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
30
LF
3
.000
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
30
SP
2
.000
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
SP
2
.367
.295
50.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
PH
1
.000
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
SP
1
.000
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
35
RP
1
.000
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
PH
1
.000
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
PH
1
.000
.295
0.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
21
RP
.000
.295
6.7%
0.4%
.068
25
RP
.000
.295
6.7%
0.4%
.068
29
896
.315
.295
5.5%
6.7%
0.7%
0.4%
.089
.068
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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