John Britton - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

John Britton



John A. Britton Jr.
(Jack)

Born: April 21, 1919 in Mount Vernon, GA
Died: December 2, 1990 in Chicago, IL
          (71 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 160
Biographical
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Notes:


• Buried: Oak Woods Cemetery (Chicago, IL)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
SNS
NAL
21
1B
4
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-11
CAG
NAL
23
3B
2
9
9
2
2
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
41
CC
NAL
24
3B
32
130
123
17
39
3
2
0
12
4
6
0
1
0
.317
.349
.374
.723
127
BBB
25
3B
36
155
143
17
44
5
1
1
19
0
8
1
3
0
.308
.349
.378
.726
134
BBB
NAL
26
3B
14
61
57
10
21
3
1
0
6
2
3
0
0
1
.368
.400
.456
.856
154
BBB
NAL
27
3B
10
46
43
6
10
1
1
0
5
2
1
0
1
1
.233
.267
.302
.569
67
BBB
NAL
28
3B
14
66
61
6
12
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
4
.197
.210
.197
.406
9
BBB
MULT
29
3B
36
164
154
21
35
6
1
0
21
1
4
3
3
.227
.261
.279
.540
47
8
4
3B
148
638
597
79
164
18
6
1
69
10
23
0
5
13
0
.275
.307
.330
.637
91
162 Game Average
698
653
86
180
20
7
1
76
13
25
0
6
14
0
.275
.307
.330
.637
91
 
Team Lg Pos
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
RF
4
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-11
1
Chicago American Giants
3B
2
9
9
2
2
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
41
1
Indianapolis Clowns
3B
32
130
123
17
39
3
2
0
12
4
6
0
1
0
.317
.349
.374
.723
127
5
Birmingham Black Barons
3B
110
492
458
60
122
15
4
1
55
5
17
0
5
12
0
.266
.300
.323
.623
84



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
SNS
NAL
7
.139
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
CAG
NAL
9
.212
.300
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.076
CC
NAL
130
.345
.306
4.6%
7.0%
0.0%
0.5%
.057
.075
BBB
155
.345
.299
5.2%
6.8%
0.6%
0.5%
.070
.068
BBB
NAL
61
.394
.314
4.9%
6.8%
0.0%
0.6%
.088
.089
BBB
NAL
46
.271
.330
2.2%
8.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.070
.079
BBB
NAL
66
.187
.355
1.5%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
BBB
MULT
164
.254
.346
2.4%
9.0%
0.0%
1.0%
.052
.108
8
4
638
.300
.322
3.6%
7.8%
0.2%
0.7%
.055
.087
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
7
.139
.314
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.073
1
Chicago American Giants
9
.212
.300
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.076
1
Indianapolis Clowns
130
.345
.306
4.6%
7.0%
0.0%
0.5%
.057
.075
5
Birmingham Black Barons
492
.293
.327
3.5%
8.0%
0.2%
0.7%
.057
.090

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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, Gary Ashwill.


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