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
27
116
110
13
34
3
2
1
17
1
5
0
1
0
.309
.339
.400
.739
139
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
9
41
38
6
10
1
1
0
5
2
1
0
1
1
.263
.300
.342
.642
89
BBB
NAL
28
3B
13
61
56
6
10
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
4
.179
.193
.179
.372
0
BBB
MULT
29
3B
37
170
158
22
36
6
1
0
21
2
4
4
4
.228
.265
.278
.544
48
8
4
3B
138
595
558
76
153
16
7
1
67
12
20
0
5
12
0
.274
.305
.333
.639
90
162 Game Average
698
655
89
180
19
8
1
79
15
23
0
8
14
0
.274
.305
.333
.639
90
 
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
100
449
419
57
111
13
5
1
53
7
14
0
5
11
0
.265
.297
.327
.624
83



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
116
.350
.296
4.3%
6.8%
0.9%
0.5%
.091
.067
BBB
NAL
61
.394
.314
4.9%
6.8%
0.0%
0.6%
.088
.089
BBB
NAL
41
.304
.329
2.4%
8.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.079
.078
BBB
NAL
61
.171
.352
1.6%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
BBB
MULT
170
.256
.347
2.4%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.051
.107
8
4
595
.300
.323
3.4%
7.9%
0.2%
0.7%
.059
.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
449
.292
.328
3.1%
8.1%
0.2%
0.7%
.062
.091

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