1927 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1927 Birmingham Black Barons


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(2nd place in the NNL I Championship Series )

1923 / 1928 (Team History)

Managed by:
Ruben Jones (1-4)

Top Hitter


Ruben
Jones

Top Pitcher


Harry
Salmon

League Ranks (2 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
85
2nd ERA+
71
2nd
OPS
.628
2nd ERA
6.21
2nd
BA
.252
2nd BA
.282
2nd
OBP
.303
2nd K/BB
5.00
1st
SLG
.325
2nd K%
18.9%
1st
BB%
5.6%
1st BB%
3.8%
1st
K%
HR%
2.7%
2nd
ISO
.074
2nd WHIP
1.31
2nd

Notes:


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


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
26
1
2
.333
3
3
1
0
0
12.1
14
13
18
2
2
10
0
0
60
9.49
47
SP
20
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
10.1
6
5
9
1
2
7
0
0
43
4.35
102
RP
29
0
2
.000
3
1
0
0
0
12.1
9
9
14
2
2
11
0
0
53
6.57
68
RP
32
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
7.0
3
2
7
0
1
7
0
0
29
2.57
173
4
1
4
.200
10
5
1
0
0
42.0
32
29
48
5
7
35
0
0
185
6.21
71
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
29
RP
12.1
1.30
1.21
20.8%
18.2%
3.8%
5.4%
5.50
3.37
3.8%
1.9%
26
SP
12.1
1.62
1.21
16.7%
18.6%
3.3%
5.5%
5.00
3.37
3.3%
2.0%
20
SP
10.1
1.06
1.21
16.3%
17.6%
4.7%
5.2%
3.50
3.37
2.3%
1.9%
32
RP
7.0
1.14
1.21
24.1%
16.9%
3.4%
5.0%
7.00
3.37
0.0%
1.8%
4
42.0
1.31
1.21
18.9%
18.0%
3.8%
5.3%
5.00
3.37
2.7%
1.9%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
26
SP
3
60
55
14
18
1
1
2
3
2
10
0
3
0
.327
.351
.491
.842
29
RP
3
53
48
9
14
3
2
2
6
2
11
0
3
1
.292
.320
.563
.883
20
SP
2
43
40
6
9
0
0
1
1
2
7
0
1
1
.225
.262
.300
.562
32
RP
2
29
27
3
7
1
1
0
0
1
7
0
1
1
.259
.286
.370
.656
4
10
185
170
32
48
5
4
5
10
7
35
0
8
3
.282
.311
.447
.758
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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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