1945 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1945 Birmingham Black Barons


47 - 43 - 3


37 - 29 - 2 in the Negro American League

1923 / 1946 (Team History)

Managed by:
Winfield Welch (47-43-3)

Top Hitter


Ed
Steele

Top Pitcher


Alvin
Gipson

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
104
1st ERA+
105
3rd
OPS
.686
1st ERA
3.78
3rd
BA
.268
4th BA
.248
2nd
OBP
.308
4th K/BB
1.55
2nd
SLG
.378
1st K%
10.7%
3rd
BB%
4.9%
6th BB%
6.9%
1st
K%
HR%
0.3%
1st
ISO
.110
1st WHIP
1.28
2nd

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)


Fielding
Glossary
Catcher
`
Lg Lg
34
15
13
103.2
48
6
3
0
0
5
.947
.976
4.69
6.58
-0.9
-8.3
-1.7
0.8
30
9
8
67.1
41
8
2
0
0
3
.961
.976
6.55
6.58
1.2
17.3
0.6
0.5
39
3
3
24.0
18
2
0
0
1
2
1.000
.976
7.50
6.58
-1.6
-67.6
-0.1
-1.5
37
2
1
11.1
10
2
1
0
0
2
.923
.976
9.53
6.58
0.5
41.6
0.4
0.1
4
29
25
206.1
117
18
6
0
1
12
.957
.976
5.89
6.58
-0.8
-4.1
-0.8
0.0


Glossary
First Base
`
Lg Lg
27
19
16
138.2
172
7
5
15
.973
.979
11.62
10.86
1.0
7.4
1.0
33
4
3
21.1
19
0
2
1
.905
.979
8.02
10.86
-0.7
-34.8
-0.7
2
2
11.0
13
1
0
0
1.000
.979
11.45
10.86
0.3
30.2
0.3
39
2
2
15.1
13
1
0
2
1.000
.979
8.22
10.86
0.1
3.6
0.1
2
1
13.0
15
1
0
0
1.000
.979
11.08
10.86
0.3
20.7
0.3
31
1
1
8.0
8
0
0
0
1.000
.979
9.00
10.86
-0.2
-31.2
-0.2
6
30
25
207.1
240
10
7
18
.973
.979
10.85
10.86
0.7
3.3
0.7


Glossary
Second Base
`
Lg Lg
25
10
8
64.0
19
26
3
3
.938
.942
6.33
5.43
2.6
41.0
2.6
29
9
8
70.2
15
21
2
6
.947
.942
4.58
5.43
-1.8
-25.5
-1.8
27
6
5
32.1
11
10
2
2
.913
.942
5.85
5.43
-0.6
-18.1
-0.6
3
1
10.0
1
3
1
0
.800
.942
3.60
5.43
-0.2
-23.8
-0.2
32
2
2
16.1
3
4
1
3
.875
.942
3.86
5.43
-0.9
-57.4
-0.9
1
0
2.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.942
4.50
5.43
-0.4
-206.8
-0.4
22
1
1
6.0
2
2
0
0
1.000
.942
6.00
5.43
0.0
-3.5
0.0
36
1
0
6.0
0
2
0
1
1.000
.942
3.00
5.43
0.0
-3.5
0.0
8
33
25
207.1
52
68
9
15
.930
.942
5.21
5.43
-1.4
-6.7
-1.4


Glossary
Third Base
`
Lg Lg
26
14
14
115.2
14
28
3
1
.933
.928
3.27
3.19
1.2
10.2
1.2
33
7
6
50.2
7
14
0
2
1.000
.928
3.73
3.19
1.6
31.1
1.6
32
4
4
33.0
7
6
1
0
.929
.928
3.55
3.19
-0.9
-26.5
-0.9
29
1
1
7.0
1
2
1
0
.750
.928
3.86
3.19
0.3
36.9
0.3
29
1
0
1.0
0
0
1
0
.000
.928
0.00
3.19
-0.1
-137.4
-0.1
5
27
25
207.1
29
50
6
3
.929
.928
3.43
3.19
2.0
9.7
2.0


Glossary
Shortstop
`
Lg Lg
24
25
25
207.1
55
79
7
14
.950
.925
5.82
5.33
3.5
17.1
3.5
1
25
25
207.1
55
79
7
14
.950
.925
5.82
5.33
3.5
17.1
3.5


Glossary
Left Field
`
Lg Lg
33
14
14
117.2
22
1
1
1
.958
.947
1.76
1.70
0.5
4.6
0.5
0.0
31
4
4
33.1
4
0
0
0
1.000
.947
1.08
1.70
-1.4
-41.6
-1.2
-0.2
36
4
1
15.0
5
0
0
0
1.000
.947
3.00
1.70
1.3
88.5
1.4
-0.1
2
2
10.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.947
2.70
1.70
0.7
68.2
0.7
-0.1
27
2
2
16.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.947
1.69
1.70
0.0
-0.4
0.1
-0.1
31
1
1
6.0
0
0
0
0
.947
0.00
1.70
-0.7
-114.8
-0.7
0.0
1
0
3.0
0
0
0
0
.947
0.00
1.70
-0.3
-114.8
-0.3
0.0
29
1
1
7.1
1
0
0
0
1.000
.947
1.23
1.70
-0.2
-31.6
-0.2
0.0
8
29
25
208.1
38
1
1
1
.975
.947
1.68
1.70
-0.1
-0.5
0.4
-0.5


Glossary
Center Field
`
Lg Lg
33
8
7
65.0
13
1
0
0
1.000
.958
1.94
2.00
-0.4
-6.8
-0.8
0.3
33
5
4
30.0
11
0
1
0
.917
.958
3.30
2.00
2.6
85.1
2.7
-0.1
3
3
23.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.958
1.57
2.00
-0.7
-32.4
-0.6
-0.1
27
3
3
25.1
6
0
0
0
1.000
.958
2.13
2.00
0.2
5.9
0.3
-0.1
27
2
2
13.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.958
1.38
2.00
-0.6
-44.7
-0.5
-0.1
29
2
2
17.0
5
0
0
0
1.000
.958
2.65
2.00
0.7
40.9
0.8
-0.1
27
1
1
6.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.958
1.50
2.00
-0.2
-36.9
-0.2
0.0
22
1
0
2.0
0
0
0
0
.958
0.00
2.00
-0.3
-138.5
-0.3
0.0
25
1
1
8.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.958
2.25
2.00
0.1
14.0
0.2
0.0
1
1
9.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.958
3.00
2.00
0.6
64.8
0.6
0.0
29
1
1
8.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.958
2.25
2.00
0.1
14.0
0.2
0.0
11
28
25
206.1
49
1
1
0
.980
.958
2.18
2.00
1.9
9.4
2.3
-0.4


Glossary
Right Field
`
Lg Lg
29
24
24
199.1
34
1
2
0
.946
.961
1.58
1.54
-0.4
-2.2
0.3
-0.8
29
1
1
8.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.961
2.25
1.54
0.3
43.1
0.4
-0.1
2
25
25
207.1
36
1
2
0
.949
.961
1.61
1.54
-0.1
-0.5
0.7
-0.8


Glossary
Pitcher
`
Lg Lg
26
10
6
56.0
2
19
1
1
.955
.930
3.38
2.92
37
6
3
24.0
0
6
2
1
.750
.930
2.25
2.92
36
6
3
27.2
0
6
3
0
.667
.930
1.95
2.92
37
5
2
21.0
1
3
1
0
.800
.930
1.71
2.92
31
5
4
29.0
0
8
0
0
1.000
.930
2.48
2.92
33
4
2
17.1
2
6
0
2
1.000
.930
4.15
2.92
26
3
3
18.1
1
4
1
0
.833
.930
2.45
2.92
31
2
1
10.0
0
3
1
0
.750
.930
2.70
2.92
32
1
1
4.0
0
0
0
0
.930
0.00
2.92
9
42
25
207.1
6
55
9
4
.871
.930
2.65
2.92


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
`
31
6
34
2
30
2
36
2
2
36
2
37
1
42
1
29
1
25
1
39
1
11
21


Glossary
Pinch Runner
`
30
2
22
1
26
1
3
4



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