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Slim Branham



Finis Ernest Branham
(Legs; Ironman; Rascacielos)
Also known as Finest Branham
Born: April 7, 1900
in Castalian Springs, TN
Died: January 19, 1957 in Cleveland, OH
          (56 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 198
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Notes:


• Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery (Cleveland, OH)
• Relatives: George Branham (Brother)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
DM
NNL
20
SP
2
3
.400
6
5
3
1
0
44.0
15
9
30
0
12
17
1
0
164
1.84
207
CTS
WES
21
SP
8
7
.533
22
12
9
0
1
141.2
76
52
153
2
35
75
3
8
602
3.30
157
CTS
22
SP
8
11
.421
30
18
12
0
0
178.2
106
87
191
5
64
96
2
6
777
4.38
111
SC
CUB
22
SP
0
0
3
2
0
0
0
9.2
8
7
9
0
9
2
1
3
49
6.52
53
23
SP
4
4
.500
11
7
5
1
0
64.2
32
26
52
2
27
36
0
0
4
276
3.62
107
24
SP
2
3
.400
7
7
1
0
0
41.0
37
30
51
1
21
14
0
0
2
53
6.59
65
25
SP
7
5
.583
26
16
3
0
0
105.2
77
76
128
0
58
24
1
2
498
6.47
84
CEL
NNL
26
SP
0
7
.000
10
7
1
0
0
40.0
50
43
55
3
27
15
6
0
5
203
9.68
55
CHT
NNL
27
SP
2
6
.250
9
5
2
0
0
38.0
39
26
51
15
14
0
2
6.16
67
8
10
SP
33
46
.418
124
79
36
2
1
663.1
440
356
720
13
268
293
14
0
32
2622
4.83
99
162 Game Average
11
15
.418
42
26
12
1
0
222.1
147
119
241
6
90
98
5
0
11
996
4.83
99
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Negro Leagues
33
45
.423
118
76
35
2
1
639.0
419
338
698
13
249
282
13
0
29
2505
4.76
101
2
vs Major Leagues
0
1
.000
3
1
1
0
0
14.2
13
11
13
0
10
9
0
0
68
6.75
64
1
vs Latin Leagues
0
0
3
2
0
0
0
9.2
8
7
9
0
9
2
1
3
49
6.52
53
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Dayton Marcos
SP
2
3
.400
6
5
3
1
0
44.0
15
9
30
0
12
17
1
0
164
1.84
207
3
Cleveland Tate Stars
SP
20
22
.476
61
37
26
1
1
379.1
210
162
393
9
120
203
5
0
18
1628
3.84
124
1
Santa Clara
-
0
0
3
2
0
0
0
9.2
8
7
9
0
9
2
1
3
49
6.52
53
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
5.2
4
3
3
0
6
4
0
0
27
4.76
78
1
Harrisburg Giants
RP
2
2
.500
5
5
1
0
0
30.0
27
20
37
14
11
0
2
6.00
69
1
Homestead Grays
-
0
1
.000
2
2
0
0
0
11.0
10
10
14
1
7
3
0
0
0
53
8.18
59
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
5
1
.833
12
8
2
0
0
52.1
34
33
62
0
34
9
1
2
251
5.68
93
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
2
4
.333
14
8
1
0
0
53.1
43
43
66
24
15
0
0
247
7.26
74
1
Cleveland Elites
-
0
7
.000
10
7
1
0
0
40.0
50
43
55
3
27
15
6
0
5
203
9.68
55
1
Cleveland Hornets
RP
2
6
.250
9
5
2
0
0
38.0
39
26
51
15
14
0
2
6.16
67



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
DM
NNL
20
SP
44.0
0.95
1.36
10.4%
11.1%
7.3%
8.5%
1.42
1.31
0.0%
0.5%
CTS
WES
21
SP
141.2
1.33
1.68
12.5%
12.0%
5.8%
8.8%
2.14
1.37
0.3%
0.5%
CTS
22
SP
178.2
1.43
1.47
12.4%
12.4%
8.2%
8.5%
1.50
1.43
0.6%
0.8%
SC
CUB
22
SP
9.2
1.86
1.34
4.1%
8.8%
18.4%
8.1%
0.22
1.09
0.0%
0.4%
23
SP
64.2
1.22
1.32
13.0%
11.5%
9.8%
7.4%
1.33
1.35
0.7%
1.2%
24
SP
41.0
1.76
1.40
7.3%
10.5%
10.9%
7.6%
0.67
1.56
0.5%
25
SP
105.2
1.76
1.42
4.8%
10.3%
11.6%
8.0%
0.41
1.19
0.0%
CEL
NNL
26
SP
40.0
2.05
1.60
7.4%
9.9%
13.3%
8.6%
0.56
1.15
1.5%
1.4%
CHT
NNL
27
SP
38.0
1.74
1.45
7.8%
9.9%
8.4%
7.4%
0.93
1.34
8
10
SP
663.1
1.49
1.49
10.0%
10.8%
9.1%
8.1%
1.09
1.34
0.6%
0.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
8
Negro Leagues
639.0
1.48
1.49
10.0%
10.8%
8.8%
8.1%
1.13
1.34
0.6%
0.8%
2
vs Major Leagues
14.2
1.57
1.37
13.2%
13.4%
14.7%
8.3%
0.90
1.62
0.0%
1.0%
1
vs Latin Leagues
9.2
1.86
1.34
4.1%
8.8%
18.4%
8.1%
0.22
1.09
0.0%
0.4%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Dayton Marcos
SP
44.0
0.95
1.36
10.4%
11.1%
7.3%
8.5%
1.42
1.31
0.0%
0.5%
3
Cleveland Tate Stars
SP
379.1
1.35
1.53
12.5%
11.4%
7.4%
8.2%
1.69
1.39
0.6%
0.8%
1
Santa Clara
-
9.2
1.86
1.34
4.1%
8.8%
18.4%
8.1%
0.22
1.09
0.0%
0.4%
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
5.2
1.59
1.23
14.8%
13.3%
22.2%
7.2%
0.67
1.84
0.0%
1.9%
1
Homestead Grays
-
11.0
1.91
1.55
5.7%
10.1%
13.2%
8.9%
0.43
1.14
1.9%
1.2%
1
Harrisburg Giants
RP
30.0
1.70
1.34
7.9%
10.8%
10.0%
6.3%
0.79
1.71
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
53.1
1.69
1.42
6.1%
9.5%
9.7%
7.9%
0.63
1.20
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
52.1
1.83
1.43
3.6%
9.5%
13.5%
8.0%
0.26
1.18
0.0%
1.4%
1
Cleveland Elites
-
40.0
2.05
1.60
7.4%
9.9%
13.3%
8.6%
0.56
1.15
1.5%
1.4%
1
Cleveland Hornets
RP
38.0
1.74
1.45
7.8%
9.9%
8.4%
7.4%
0.93
1.34



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
DM
NNL
20
SP
6
164
145
15
30
3
0
0
4
12
17
0
7
3
.207
.268
.228
.495
CTS
WES
21
SP
22
602
534
76
153
28
9
2
34
35
75
8
25
8
.287
.340
.384
.724
CTS
22
SP
30
777
684
106
191
29
7
5
18
64
96
6
23
16
.279
.346
.364
.710
SC
CUB
22
SP
3
49
36
8
9
1
0
0
4
9
2
3
0
1
0
.250
.429
.278
.706
23
SP
11
276
239
32
52
0
1
2
0
27
36
4
1
0
.218
.307
.251
.558
24
SP
7
53
42
37
51
1
0
1
2
21
14
2
4
1
1.214
1.138
1.310
2.448
25
SP
26
498
7
77
128
0
0
0
0
0
58
24
2
0
0
0
18.286
2.806
18.286
21.092
CEL
NNL
26
SP
10
203
158
50
55
11
2
3
18
27
15
5
13
5
.348
.458
.500
.958
CHT
NNL
27
SP
9
39
51
15
14
2
8
10
SP
124
2622
1845
440
720
73
19
13
80
0
268
293
32
73
1
33
.275
.349
.371
.719
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Negro Leagues
118
2505
1754
419
698
69
18
13
76
0
249
282
29
70
0
32
.277
.346
.375
.721
2
vs Major Leagues
3
68
55
13
13
3
1
0
0
10
9
0
3
1
.236
.354
.327
.681
1
vs Latin Leagues
3
49
36
8
9
1
0
0
4
9
2
3
0
1
0
.250
.429
.278
.706
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Dayton Marcos
SP
6
164
145
15
30
3
0
0
4
12
17
0
7
3
.207
.268
.228
.495
3
Cleveland Tate Stars
SP
61
1628
1437
210
393
57
16
9
52
120
203
18
48
24
.273
.337
.373
.710
1
Santa Clara
-
3
49
36
8
9
1
0
0
4
9
2
3
0
1
0
.250
.429
.278
.706
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
2
27
20
4
3
0
1
0
0
6
4
0
1
0
.150
.346
.250
.596
1
Harrisburg Giants
RP
5
27
37
14
11
2
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Homestead Grays
-
2
53
42
10
14
1
0
1
2
7
3
0
4
1
.333
.429
.429
.857
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
12
251
7
34
62
0
0
0
0
0
34
9
2
0
0
0
.571
.625
.571
1.196
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
14
247
43
66
24
15
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Cleveland Elites
-
10
203
158
50
55
11
2
3
18
27
15
5
13
5
.348
.458
.500
.958
1
Cleveland Hornets
RP
9
39
51
15
14
2
.000
.000
.000
.000

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James