1947 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1947 Birmingham Black Barons


47 - 37


40 - 28 in the Negro American League

1923 / 1948 (Team History)

Managed by:
Tommy Sampson (47-37)

Top Hitter


Piper
Davis

Top Pitcher


Jimmie
Newberry

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
85
4th ERA+
87
6th
OPS
.682
4th ERA
5.12
6th
BA
.272
3rd BA
.308
6th
OBP
.330
4th K/BB
1.35
3rd
SLG
.352
3rd K%
10.6%
5th
BB%
6.9%
6th BB%
7.8%
2nd
K%
HR%
1.2%
5th
ISO
.080
3rd WHIP
1.63
5th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
36
15
47
44
4
9
1
0
0
5
0
3
0
0
.205
.255
.227
.483
30
1B
30
13
54
49
2
11
0
0
0
7
2
2
0
3
.224
.255
.224
.479
30
2B
29
13
59
54
13
19
3
3
1
10
1
5
0
0
.352
.407
.574
.981
163
3B
28
13
61
56
6
10
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
4
.179
.193
.179
.372
0
SS
26
14
68
54
10
17
1
1
0
3
2
11
0
3
.315
.431
.370
.801
117
LF
30
15
59
52
10
17
3
3
0
5
1
1
3
3
.327
.375
.500
.875
135
CF
34
15
69
66
12
21
5
0
0
2
2
2
1
0
.318
.348
.394
.742
100
RF
31
13
56
45
12
18
4
0
0
12
0
10
1
0
.400
.518
.489
1.007
172
RF
26
7
23
23
3
7
2
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
.304
.304
.522
.826
121
2B
34
5
12
12
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.167
.167
.167
.333
-10
C
32
5
11
11
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.091
.091
.091
.182
-51
CF
2
9
9
0
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
80
3B
1
5
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1B
26
1
4
4
1
2
1
1
0
3
1
0
0
0
.500
.500
1.250
1.750
365
LF
27
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
170
1B
35
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
28
8
14
13
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
.077
.143
.077
.220
-40
SP
25
8
13
13
0
4
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.308
.308
.308
.615
66
SP
27
5
8
8
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
28
3
8
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
.000
.375
.000
.375
5
SP
32
3
7
6
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.333
.333
.333
.667
80
SP
24
1
4
2
2
1
1
0
0
1
0
1
1
0
.500
.750
1.000
1.750
370
RP
30
4
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.333
.000
.333
-7
23
166
598
537
77
146
21
8
2
58
10
41
6
14
.272
.330
.352
.682
85
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
34
CF
69
.354
.352
2.9%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.076
.102
26
SS
68
.383
.352
16.2%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.056
.102
28
3B
61
.171
.352
1.6%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
30
LF
59
.385
.352
1.7%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.173
.102
29
2B
59
.448
.352
8.5%
9.4%
1.7%
0.8%
.222
.102
31
RF
56
.490
.352
17.9%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.089
.102
30
1B
54
.226
.352
3.7%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
36
C
47
.242
.352
6.4%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.023
.102
26
RF
23
.371
.352
0.0%
9.4%
4.3%
0.8%
.217
.102
28
SP
14
.125
.352
7.1%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
25
SP
13
.297
.352
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
34
2B
12
.161
.352
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
32
C
11
.088
.352
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
CF
9
.322
.352
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
27
SP
8
.000
.352
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
28
SP
8
.292
.352
37.5%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
32
SP
7
.276
.352
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
3B
5
.000
.352
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
24
SP
4
.728
.352
25.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.500
.102
26
1B
4
.743
.352
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.750
.102
30
RP
3
.260
.352
33.3%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
35
1B
2
.000
.352
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
27
LF
2
.483
.352
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.102
23
598
.323
.352
6.9%
9.4%
0.3%
0.8%
.080
.102
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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