1947 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1947 Birmingham Black Barons


47 - 37


40 - 28 in the Negro American League

1923 / 1948 (Team History)

Managed by:
Tommy Sampson (47-37)

Top Hitter


Piper
Davis

Top Pitcher


Jimmie
Newberry

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
81
4th ERA+
93
5th
OPS
.663
4th ERA
4.71
4th
BA
.265
5th BA
.302
6th
OBP
.320
6th K/BB
1.43
2nd
SLG
.343
3rd K%
11.0%
5th
BB%
6.3%
6th BB%
7.7%
1st
K%
HR%
1.1%
5th
ISO
.078
3rd WHIP
1.59
5th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
36
14
42
39
4
9
1
0
0
5
0
3
0
0
.231
.286
.256
.542
48
1B
30
12
49
45
2
10
0
0
0
7
1
1
0
3
.222
.239
.222
.461
26
2B
29
12
54
49
11
17
3
3
0
6
1
5
0
0
.347
.407
.531
.938
154
3B
28
12
56
52
5
9
0
0
0
3
0
1
0
3
.173
.189
.173
.362
-1
SS
26
13
63
52
8
15
1
1
0
2
2
9
0
2
.288
.393
.346
.740
102
LF
30
14
57
50
10
17
3
3
0
5
1
1
3
3
.340
.389
.520
.909
146
CF
34
14
63
60
9
17
4
0
0
2
2
2
1
0
.283
.317
.350
.667
81
RF
31
12
51
43
10
16
4
0
0
10
0
7
1
0
.372
.471
.465
.936
155
RF
26
6
18
18
3
7
2
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
.389
.389
.667
1.056
185
2B
34
5
12
12
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.167
.167
.167
.333
-9
C
32
5
11
11
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.091
.091
.091
.182
-51
CF
2
9
9
0
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
81
3B
1
5
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1B
26
1
4
4
1
2
1
1
0
3
1
0
0
0
.500
.500
1.250
1.750
369
LF
27
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
172
1B
35
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
28
7
14
13
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
.077
.143
.077
.220
-40
SP
25
7
10
10
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
9
SP
27
5
8
8
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
28
3
8
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
.000
.375
.000
.375
5
SP
32
3
7
6
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.333
.333
.333
.667
81
SP
24
1
4
2
2
1
1
0
0
1
0
1
1
0
.500
.750
1.000
1.750
374
RP
30
4
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.333
.000
.333
-6
23
155
552
499
67
132
20
8
1
49
9
35
6
12
.265
.320
.343
.663
81
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
26
SS
63
.358
.350
14.3%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.058
.101
34
CF
63
.321
.350
3.2%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.067
.101
30
LF
57
.400
.350
1.8%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.180
.101
28
3B
56
.169
.350
1.8%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
29
2B
54
.435
.350
9.3%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.184
.101
31
RF
51
.455
.350
13.7%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.093
.101
30
1B
49
.213
.350
2.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
36
C
42
.271
.350
7.1%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.026
.101
26
RF
18
.476
.350
0.0%
9.4%
5.6%
0.8%
.278
.101
28
SP
14
.125
.350
7.1%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
34
2B
12
.161
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
32
C
11
.088
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
25
SP
10
.193
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
CF
9
.322
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
27
SP
8
.000
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
28
SP
8
.292
.350
37.5%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
32
SP
7
.276
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
3B
5
.000
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
26
1B
4
.746
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.750
.101
24
SP
4
.729
.350
25.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.500
.101
30
RP
3
.260
.350
33.3%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
27
LF
2
.483
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
35
1B
2
.000
.350
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.101
23
552
.314
.350
6.3%
9.4%
0.2%
0.8%
.078
.101
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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