1944 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1944 Birmingham Black Barons


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(2nd place in the Negro League World Series )

1943 / 1945 (Team History)

Managed by:
Winfield Welch (1-4)

Top Hitter


Ed
Steele

Top Pitcher


Alonzo
Boone

League Ranks (2 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
56
2nd ERA+
66
2nd
OPS
.482
2nd ERA
3.68
2nd
BA
.206
2nd BA
.274
2nd
OBP
.247
2nd K/BB
1.05
2nd
SLG
.234
2nd K%
11.1%
2nd
BB%
4.8%
2nd BB%
10.6%
2nd
K%
HR%
1.5%
2nd
ISO
.029
2nd WHIP
1.52
2nd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
41
5
20
19
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.211
.211
.211
.421
37
1B
35
5
20
19
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
.105
.100
.105
.205
-33
2B
26
5
22
22
2
4
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
.182
.182
.182
.364
18
3B
25
3
13
13
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.154
.154
.154
.308
-0
SS
23
5
23
20
1
5
0
0
0
0
1
2
1
0
0
.250
.348
.250
.598
94
LF
32
5
19
19
0
6
1
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
.316
.316
.368
.684
122
CF
22
5
23
19
1
3
1
0
0
1
1
4
0
0
0
.158
.304
.211
.515
67
RF
27
5
21
19
3
7
3
0
0
2
0
2
0
0
0
.368
.429
.526
.955
210
LF
3
7
7
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
36
2
5
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
30
SP
35
2
5
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
30
SP
32
2
4
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.000
.250
.000
.250
-20
SP
30
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
36
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
225
14
49
187
175
12
36
5
0
0
9
3
9
1
1
1
.206
.247
.234
.482
56
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
23
SS
23
.314
.308
8.7%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
22
CF
23
.279
.308
17.4%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.053
.062
26
2B
22
.179
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
27
RF
21
.466
.308
9.5%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.158
.062
35
1B
20
.099
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
41
C
20
.197
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
32
LF
19
.336
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.053
.062
25
3B
13
.152
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
LF
7
.000
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
36
SP
5
.197
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
35
SP
5
.197
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
32
SP
4
.187
.308
25.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
30
SP
3
.000
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
36
RP
2
.493
.308
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.062
14
187
.243
.308
4.8%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.029
.062
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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