1946 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1946 Birmingham Black Barons


34 - 26


31 - 26 in the Negro American League

1945 / 1947 (Team History)

Managed by:
Tommy Sampson (34-26)

Top Hitter


Ed
Steele

Top Pitcher


Bill
Powell

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
98
3rd ERA+
140
1st
OPS
.670
3rd ERA
2.96
1st
BA
.268
2nd BA
OBP
.344
1st K/BB
2.88
1st
SLG
.326
4th K%
15.3%
3rd
BB%
9.2%
2nd BB%
5.3%
1st
K%
HR%
ISO
.058
6th WHIP
1.26
1st

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
35
8
33
32
2
7
1
0
0
2
1
1
0
0
.219
.242
.250
.492
45
1B
28
7
29
27
4
10
0
1
0
4
0
0
0
2
.370
.370
.444
.815
139
2B
28
9
39
32
7
9
2
2
0
2
1
7
0
0
.281
.410
.469
.879
158
3B
27
9
41
39
6
10
1
1
0
4
2
1
0
1
.256
.275
.333
.608
79
SS
25
9
42
37
7
12
0
0
0
1
2
5
0
0
.324
.405
.324
.729
115
LF
5
17
15
2
2
0
0
0
1
1
2
0
0
.133
.235
.133
.369
9
CF
3
13
13
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.231
.231
.231
.462
36
RF
29
8
36
25
8
7
1
1
0
5
3
10
1
0
.280
.500
.400
.900
165
LF
29
4
15
15
0
4
1
0
0
4
1
0
0
0
.267
.267
.333
.600
76
LF
30
4
12
12
2
4
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.417
.750
120
1B
4
12
9
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
.222
.417
.222
.639
89
LF
34
2
9
7
2
2
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
.286
.444
.286
.730
116
1B
33
3
8
5
1
2
0
0
0
2
0
1
2
0
.400
.625
.400
1.025
203
CF
1
5
4
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.250
.400
.250
.650
92
C
31
1
4
4
1
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
27
3
9
9
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.111
.111
.111
.222
-35
SP
27
2
9
9
1
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.222
.222
.333
.556
63
SP
26
2
8
8
2
4
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
194
SP
32
2
5
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
18
RP
31
2
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
21
89
349
310
45
83
8
5
0
33
11
32
4
3
.268
.344
.326
.670
98
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
25
SS
42
.370
.329
11.9%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
27
3B
41
.284
.329
2.4%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.077
.076
28
2B
39
.421
.329
17.9%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.188
.076
29
RF
36
.458
.329
27.8%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.120
.076
35
C
33
.242
.329
3.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.031
.076
28
1B
29
.361
.329
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.074
.076
LF
17
.206
.329
11.8%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
29
LF
15
.286
.329
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.067
.076
CF
13
.225
.329
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
1B
12
.359
.329
16.7%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
30
LF
12
.357
.329
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.083
.076
27
SP
9
.108
.329
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
27
SP
9
.260
.329
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.111
.076
34
LF
9
.388
.329
22.2%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
33
1B
8
.542
.329
12.5%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
26
SP
8
.487
.329
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
32
SP
5
.195
.329
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
CF
5
.350
.329
20.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
31
C
4
.000
.329
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
31
RP
2
.000
.329
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
LF
1
.000
.329
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.076
21
349
.331
.329
9.2%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.058
.076
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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