1948 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1948 Birmingham Black Barons


4 - 3 - 1


(1st place in the NAL Championship Series )

1923 / 1949 (Team History)

Managed by:
Piper Davis (4-3-1)

Top Hitter


Pepper
Bassett

Top Pitcher


Bill
Greason

League Ranks (2 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
101
1st ERA+
107
1st
OPS
.678
1st ERA
2.85
1st
BA
.256
1st BA
.243
1st
OBP
.353
1st K/BB
2.22
1st
SLG
.325
2nd K%
15.6%
2nd
BB%
11.8%
1st BB%
7.0%
1st
K%
HR%
1.6%
2nd
ISO
.068
2nd WHIP
1.23
1st

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
• 1 member of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
37
7
28
24
2
10
3
0
1
7
1
3
1
0
.417
.500
.667
1.167
250
1B
30
4
17
12
1
2
1
0
0
1
0
3
1
1
.167
.375
.250
.625
88
2B
30
7
31
29
4
11
0
0
1
4
0
2
0
0
.379
.419
.483
.902
170
3B
29
7
32
29
3
5
0
0
0
2
0
1
1
1
.172
.226
.172
.398
20
SS
27
7
33
30
6
12
1
1
0
0
0
3
0
0
.400
.455
.500
.955
186
LF
24
7
28
25
1
4
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
0
.160
.250
.160
.410
23
CF
17
7
31
25
4
7
1
0
0
5
0
6
0
0
.280
.419
.320
.739
122
RF
32
7
30
24
4
3
0
0
0
1
0
5
0
1
.125
.276
.125
.401
21
1B
26
6
17
17
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.059
.059
.059
.118
-65
2B
23
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.500
.000
.500
51
SP
23
4
10
9
1
2
1
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
.222
.300
.333
.633
90
RP
29
3
5
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.250
.400
.250
.650
95
SP
29
2
4
4
0
2
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.750
1.250
274
SP
25
1
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.000
.667
.000
.667
101
RP
28
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1.000
15
73
272
234
27
60
8
1
2
25
1
32
3
3
.256
.353
.325
.678
101
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
27
SS
33
.461
.329
9.1%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.100
.080
29
3B
32
.200
.329
3.1%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.080
30
2B
31
.440
.329
6.5%
9.0%
3.2%
1.3%
.103
.080
17
CF
31
.379
.329
19.4%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.040
.080
32
RF
30
.222
.329
16.7%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.080
24
LF
28
.219
.329
10.7%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.080
37
C
28
.554
.329
10.7%
9.0%
3.6%
1.3%
.250
.080
26
1B
17
.057
.329
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.080
30
1B
17
.319
.329
17.6%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.083
.080
23
SP
10
.314
.329
10.0%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.111
.080
29
RP
5
.345
.329
20.0%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.080
29
SP
4
.598
.329
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.250
.080
25
SP
3
.499
.329
66.7%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.080
23
2B
2
.374
.329
50.0%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.080
28
RP
1
.748
.329
100.0%
9.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.080
15
272
.338
.329
11.8%
9.0%
0.7%
1.3%
.068
.080
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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