1948 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1948 Birmingham Black Barons


68 - 40 - 3


63 - 28 - 2 in the Negro American League

1923 / 1949 (Team History)

Managed by:
Piper Davis (68-40-3)

Top Hitter


Piper
Davis

Top Pitcher


Bill
Powell

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
116
1st ERA+
126
1st
OPS
.815
1st ERA
3.75
1st
BA
.308
1st BA
.276
2nd
OBP
.383
1st K/BB
1.83
1st
SLG
.432
1st K%
13.9%
2nd
BB%
9.0%
3rd BB%
7.6%
1st
K%
HR%
1.0%
3rd
ISO
.124
2nd WHIP
1.46
2nd

Notes:


• Champions of the Negro American League
• First Half Champions of the Negro American League
• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
• 1 member of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
33
20
66
57
13
16
2
0
0
6
1
5
1
3
.281
.349
.316
.665
77
1B
30
25
104
87
14
23
4
2
3
16
1
13
3
1
.264
.379
.460
.838
122
2B
30
28
117
107
25
42
8
2
1
17
6
7
3
0
.393
.444
.533
.977
158
3B
29
29
134
128
18
31
6
1
0
20
1
3
1
2
.242
.265
.305
.570
51
SS
27
29
136
120
31
52
7
6
0
17
6
15
1
0
.433
.500
.592
1.092
189
LF
24
18
63
57
13
16
5
0
2
11
0
5
1
0
.281
.349
.474
.823
117
CF
35
29
123
111
15
29
2
3
0
21
5
9
1
2
.261
.322
.333
.656
74
RF
32
29
123
98
27
35
6
2
3
18
7
20
5
0
.357
.488
.551
1.039
175
C
37
15
57
50
5
14
4
0
1
6
1
5
1
1
.280
.357
.420
.777
106
LF
17
13
48
43
6
10
2
1
0
6
1
4
1
0
.233
.313
.326
.638
69
2B
23
8
18
16
4
3
1
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.188
.278
.250
.528
41
SP
26
17
39
34
4
10
0
0
2
8
0
4
0
1
.294
.368
.471
.839
122
RP
29
13
28
22
2
7
1
1
0
5
0
2
2
2
.318
.423
.455
.878
133
SP
29
7
21
19
7
7
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
1
.368
.400
.368
.768
105
SP
23
9
19
14
4
4
1
0
0
1
0
4
0
1
.286
.444
.357
.802
114
SP
25
3
6
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
28
7
3
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
33
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
18
301
1106
972
190
299
49
18
12
154
29
99
20
15
.308
.383
.432
.815
116
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
27
SS
136
.503
.353
11.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.158
.115
29
3B
134
.264
.353
2.2%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.063
.115
35
CF
123
.310
.353
7.3%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.072
.115
32
RF
123
.482
.353
16.3%
9.0%
2.4%
0.9%
.194
.115
30
2B
117
.453
.353
6.0%
9.0%
0.9%
0.9%
.140
.115
30
1B
104
.386
.353
12.5%
9.0%
2.9%
0.9%
.195
.115
33
C
66
.313
.353
7.6%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.035
.115
24
LF
63
.376
.353
7.9%
9.0%
3.2%
0.9%
.193
.115
37
C
57
.358
.353
8.8%
9.0%
1.8%
0.9%
.140
.115
17
LF
48
.308
.353
8.3%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.093
.115
26
SP
39
.375
.353
10.3%
9.0%
5.1%
0.9%
.176
.115
29
RP
28
.387
.353
7.1%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.136
.115
29
SP
21
.355
.353
4.8%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.115
23
SP
19
.383
.353
21.1%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.071
.115
23
2B
18
.265
.353
11.1%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.063
.115
25
SP
6
.000
.353
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.115
28
RP
3
.000
.353
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.115
33
SP
1
.000
.353
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.115
18
1106
.379
.353
9.0%
9.0%
1.1%
0.9%
.124
.115
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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