1929 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1929 Birmingham Black Barons


36 - 58 - 2


33 - 56 - 1 in the Negro National League I

1923 / 1930 (Team History)

Managed by:
Charles Wesley (28-39-2)
Clarence Smith (8-19)

Top Hitter


Clarence
Smith

Top Pitcher


Satchel
Paige

League Ranks (7 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
92
4th ERA+
84
6th
OPS
.701
4th ERA
5.17
6th
BA
.277
4th BA
OBP
.324
4th K/BB
2.08
1st
SLG
.377
4th K%
12.8%
1st
BB%
6.3%
7th BB%
6.1%
2nd
K%
HR%
ISO
.100
4th WHIP
1.44
4th

Notes:


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


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
31
64
244
216
29
61
9
2
6
45
1
22
0
6
.282
.349
.426
.775
111
1B
29
80
339
285
51
86
11
2
3
34
8
34
1
19
.302
.378
.386
.764
110
2B
29
80
355
306
63
86
13
4
5
38
5
37
0
12
.281
.359
.399
.757
107
3B
25
42
157
148
10
44
5
1
0
12
2
7
0
2
.297
.329
.345
.674
85
SS
24
38
135
127
16
38
3
1
1
15
4
3
0
5
.299
.315
.362
.678
85
CF
28
46
178
159
28
40
5
1
2
24
3
9
0
10
.252
.292
.333
.625
71
RF
68
284
264
39
96
10
7
6
54
16
9
0
11
.364
.385
.523
.907
146
1B
24
80
324
283
46
76
13
5
6
42
2
26
1
14
.269
.332
.413
.746
103
RF
34
58
194
182
19
49
6
3
2
10
2
4
1
7
.269
.289
.368
.657
79
SS
31
130
116
14
39
9
3
0
15
4
9
0
5
.336
.384
.466
.850
132
3B
26
32
122
113
14
29
1
0
2
13
0
8
0
1
.257
.306
.319
.624
71
2B
32
25
74
69
4
15
0
1
0
5
1
3
0
2
.217
.250
.246
.496
36
C
29
18
53
52
8
16
1
1
2
13
0
1
0
0
.308
.321
.481
.802
117
SS
29
11
39
34
5
7
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
.206
.308
.206
.514
43
CF
30
8
33
31
2
7
1
2
0
5
0
2
0
0
.226
.273
.387
.660
79
C
9
28
25
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
.080
.148
.080
.228
-36
C
5
12
12
0
2
0
1
0
4
0
0
0
0
.167
.167
.333
.500
34
SS
3
8
7
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.143
.250
.143
.393
10
3B
1
4
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.333
.500
.333
.833
133
2B
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
175
SP
22
34
105
98
8
16
1
1
1
6
0
2
0
5
.163
.180
.224
.404
10
SP
34
47
105
101
13
19
1
1
0
7
1
2
0
2
.188
.204
.218
.422
16
SP
29
23
71
66
6
12
1
0
0
5
1
2
0
3
.182
.206
.197
.403
11
SP
21
17
28
28
4
12
3
0
0
4
1
0
0
0
.429
.429
.536
.964
163
C
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
25
822
3024
2727
383
755
93
36
36
351
51
189
3
105
.277
.324
.377
.701
92
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
29
2B
355
.339
.326
10.4%
8.0%
1.4%
1.6%
.118
.121
29
1B
339
.339
.326
10.0%
8.0%
0.9%
1.6%
.084
.121
24
1B
324
.325
.326
8.0%
8.0%
1.9%
1.6%
.145
.121
RF
284
.390
.326
3.2%
8.0%
2.1%
1.6%
.159
.121
31
C
244
.345
.326
9.0%
8.0%
2.5%
1.6%
.144
.121
34
RF
194
.287
.326
2.1%
8.0%
1.0%
1.6%
.099
.121
28
CF
178
.273
.326
5.1%
8.0%
1.1%
1.6%
.082
.121
25
3B
157
.310
.326
4.5%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.047
.121
24
SS
135
.300
.326
2.2%
8.0%
0.7%
1.6%
.063
.121
SS
130
.371
.326
6.9%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.129
.121
26
3B
122
.291
.326
6.6%
8.0%
1.6%
1.6%
.062
.121
22
SP
105
.176
.326
1.9%
8.0%
1.0%
1.6%
.061
.121
34
SP
105
.193
.326
1.9%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.030
.121
32
2B
74
.228
.326
4.1%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.029
.121
29
SP
71
.184
.326
2.8%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.015
.121
29
C
53
.355
.326
1.9%
8.0%
3.8%
1.6%
.173
.121
29
SS
39
.263
.326
12.8%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.121
30
CF
33
.295
.326
6.1%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.161
.121
21
SP
28
.437
.326
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.107
.121
C
28
.120
.326
7.1%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.121
C
12
.212
.326
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.167
.121
SS
8
.210
.326
12.5%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.121
3B
4
.420
.326
25.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.121
2B
2
.466
.326
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.121
C
.000
.326
8.0%
1.6%
.121
25
3024
.312
.326
6.3%
8.0%
1.2%
1.6%
.100
.121
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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