1945 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1945 Birmingham Black Barons


38 - 37 - 3


29 - 23 - 1 in the Negro American League

1944 / 1946 (Team History)

Managed by:
Winfield Welch (38-37-3)

Top Hitter


Ed
Steele

Top Pitcher


Alvin
Gipson

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
96
4th ERA+
100
3rd
OPS
.666
4th ERA
3.88
3rd
BA
.266
4th BA
OBP
.302
4th K/BB
1.39
2nd
SLG
.364
1st K%
10.9%
4th
BB%
4.4%
6th BB%
7.9%
4th
K%
HR%
ISO
.098
2nd WHIP
1.30
3rd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
34
15
48
47
3
9
0
0
1
7
0
1
0
0
.191
.208
.255
.464
36
1B
27
21
86
78
13
30
3
2
1
11
2
5
0
3
.385
.422
.513
.935
174
2B
26
8
29
25
4
3
0
0
1
3
0
2
0
2
.120
.185
.240
.425
24
3B
26
13
57
53
9
20
1
1
0
7
2
3
0
1
.377
.411
.434
.845
148
SS
24
23
101
92
14
29
5
0
0
6
2
6
1
2
.315
.364
.370
.733
116
LF
33
23
94
87
12
24
5
2
0
11
0
3
1
3
.276
.308
.379
.687
101
CF
33
8
34
29
2
5
0
1
0
2
0
3
0
2
.172
.250
.241
.491
45
RF
28
23
95
85
12
32
3
6
1
14
1
5
1
4
.376
.418
.588
1.006
193
C
30
11
26
21
3
3
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
2
.143
.250
.143
.393
17
LF
31
11
25
24
2
11
1
2
0
6
1
1
0
0
.458
.480
.667
1.147
235
2B
25
10
25
24
2
3
1
1
0
4
0
1
0
0
.125
.160
.250
.410
19
CF
27
5
21
21
4
5
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.238
.238
.381
.619
80
3B
32
5
19
18
3
4
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.222
.263
.222
.485
43
LF
5
13
13
2
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.231
.231
.462
.692
100
C
39
3
11
11
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.182
.182
.182
.364
7
CF
3
10
10
2
2
0
1
0
3
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.400
.600
74
LF
36
4
8
8
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.375
.375
.375
.750
121
1B
3
8
8
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.375
.375
.375
.750
121
2B
4
8
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1B
2
5
5
0
2
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.600
1.000
191
1B
2
5
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
18
CF
26
1
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
2B
22
3
4
3
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.333
.500
.667
1.167
241
CF
1
4
4
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.750
1.250
264
LF
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
CF
27
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
2B
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
LF
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
26
10
19
17
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.059
.111
.118
.229
-33
SP
33
8
14
14
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.071
.071
.071
.143
-58
SP
36
9
13
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
37
8
12
12
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.167
.167
.167
.333
-2
SP
31
5
11
11
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.273
.273
.273
.545
61
SP
37
5
10
8
2
2
1
1
0
2
1
1
0
1
.250
.333
.625
.958
178
SP
26
3
7
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
32
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
PH
42
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
37
261
836
775
95
206
26
19
4
79
9
37
3
21
.266
.302
.364
.666
96
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
24
SS
101
.344
.318
5.9%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.054
.090
28
RF
95
.439
.318
5.3%
7.1%
1.1%
0.6%
.212
.090
33
LF
94
.311
.318
3.2%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.103
.090
27
1B
86
.419
.318
5.8%
7.1%
1.2%
0.6%
.128
.090
26
3B
57
.392
.318
5.3%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.057
.090
34
C
48
.218
.318
2.1%
7.1%
2.1%
0.6%
.064
.090
33
CF
34
.227
.318
8.8%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.069
.090
26
2B
29
.191
.318
6.9%
7.1%
3.4%
0.6%
.120
.090
30
C
26
.195
.318
11.5%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
31
LF
25
.522
.318
4.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.208
.090
25
2B
25
.189
.318
4.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.125
.090
27
CF
21
.280
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.143
.090
26
SP
19
.110
.318
5.3%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.059
.090
32
3B
19
.239
.318
5.3%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
33
SP
14
.068
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
36
SP
13
.000
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
LF
13
.306
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.231
.090
37
SP
12
.158
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
39
C
11
.172
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
31
SP
11
.259
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
37
SP
10
.378
.318
10.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.375
.090
CF
10
.264
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.200
.090
1B
8
.356
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
36
LF
8
.356
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
2B
8
.000
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
26
SP
7
.000
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
1B
5
.190
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
1B
5
.457
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.200
.090
CF
4
.572
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.250
.090
26
CF
4
.000
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
22
2B
4
.521
.318
25.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.333
.090
LF
3
.000
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
27
CF
3
.000
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
LF
1
.000
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
32
SP
1
.000
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
42
PH
1
.000
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
2B
1
.000
.318
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
37
836
.304
.318
4.4%
7.1%
0.5%
0.6%
.098
.090
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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