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)


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
26
3
3
.500
10
6
4
1
0
56.0
31
24
54
1
16
25
0
0
0
242
3.86
103
SP
31
1
2
.333
5
4
1
1
0
29.0
13
11
25
0
9
12
0
0
1
123
3.41
117
SP
36
1
2
.333
6
3
1
0
1
27.2
19
14
31
1
9
12
0
0
0
120
4.55
87
SP
37
1
3
.250
6
3
1
0
0
24.0
18
12
26
1
4
8
0
0
0
107
4.50
88
SP
37
2
1
.667
5
2
2
0
0
21.0
8
7
17
0
7
15
2
0
1
90
3.00
133
SP
26
1
1
.500
3
3
2
0
0
18.1
12
10
18
0
4
12
0
0
2
79
4.91
81
SP
33
0
2
.000
4
2
0
0
0
17.1
12
4
18
0
5
6
0
0
1
75
2.08
192
SP
31
0
0
2
1
1
0
0
10.0
5
3
12
0
4
4
0
0
0
45
2.70
147
SP
32
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
4.0
3
2
2
0
4
2
0
0
0
20
4.50
88
9
9
15
.375
42
25
12
2
1
207.1
121
87
203
3
62
96
2
0
5
901
3.78
105
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
26
SP
56.0
1.25
1.34
10.3%
12.7%
6.6%
7.8%
1.56
1.64
0.4%
0.7%
31
SP
29.0
1.17
1.34
9.8%
12.5%
7.3%
7.6%
1.33
1.64
0.0%
0.7%
36
SP
27.2
1.45
1.34
10.0%
12.5%
7.5%
7.6%
1.33
1.64
0.8%
0.7%
37
SP
24.0
1.25
1.34
7.5%
12.5%
3.7%
7.6%
2.00
1.64
0.9%
0.7%
37
SP
21.0
1.14
1.34
16.7%
12.4%
7.8%
7.6%
2.14
1.64
0.0%
0.7%
26
SP
18.1
1.20
1.34
15.2%
12.4%
5.1%
7.6%
3.00
1.64
0.0%
0.7%
33
SP
17.1
1.33
1.34
8.0%
12.4%
6.7%
7.6%
1.20
1.64
0.0%
0.7%
31
SP
10.0
1.60
1.34
8.9%
12.3%
8.9%
7.5%
1.00
1.64
0.0%
0.7%
32
SP
4.0
1.50
1.34
10.0%
12.3%
20.0%
7.5%
0.50
1.64
0.0%
0.6%
9
207.1
1.28
1.34
10.7%
12.5%
6.9%
7.6%
1.55
1.64
0.3%
0.7%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
26
SP
10
242
221
31
54
7
4
1
0
16
25
0
5
4
.244
.295
.326
.621
31
SP
5
123
111
13
25
4
2
0
3
9
12
1
2
2
.225
.289
.297
.587
36
SP
6
120
111
19
31
2
0
1
2
9
12
0
1
5
.279
.333
.324
.658
37
SP
6
107
100
18
26
5
1
1
0
4
8
0
3
1
.260
.288
.360
.648
37
SP
5
90
82
8
17
6
1
0
2
7
15
1
0
2
.207
.278
.305
.583
26
SP
3
79
71
12
18
3
1
0
3
4
12
2
2
1
.254
.312
.324
.636
33
SP
4
75
66
12
18
5
0
0
1
5
6
1
2
4
.273
.333
.348
.682
31
SP
2
45
41
5
12
1
0
0
1
4
4
0
0
2
.293
.356
.317
.673
32
SP
1
20
15
3
2
0
0
0
0
4
2
0
1
0
.133
.316
.133
.449
9
42
901
818
121
203
33
9
3
12
62
96
5
16
21
.248
.305
.322
.627
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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