1948 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1948 Birmingham Black Barons


51 - 27 - 1


46 - 21 - 1 in the Negro American League

1923 / 1949 (Team History)

Managed by:
Piper Davis (51-27-1)

Top Hitter


Artie
Wilson

Top Pitcher


Bill
Powell

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
116
1st ERA+
122
1st
OPS
.810
1st ERA
3.74
1st
BA
.306
1st BA
.273
3rd
OBP
.382
1st K/BB
1.73
2nd
SLG
.428
1st K%
14.3%
2nd
BB%
8.9%
3rd BB%
8.2%
2nd
K%
HR%
1.1%
5th
ISO
.123
2nd WHIP
1.46
2nd

Notes:


• Champions of the Negro American League
• Second 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
3B
29
29
134
126
19
31
6
1
0
19
2
3
2
3
.246
.275
.310
.584
55
SS
27
29
136
119
31
52
7
7
0
18
6
15
2
0
.437
.507
.613
1.121
198
CF
35
29
123
112
14
28
2
3
0
20
4
8
1
2
.250
.306
.321
.627
67
2B
30
28
114
104
23
40
8
2
1
18
5
7
3
0
.385
.439
.529
.967
157
RF
32
29
123
99
27
35
5
3
3
18
7
19
5
0
.354
.480
.556
1.035
175
1B
30
25
104
86
11
22
4
2
2
14
1
14
3
1
.256
.379
.419
.797
112
LF
24
18
63
57
14
17
6
0
2
10
0
5
1
0
.298
.365
.509
.874
131
C
37
16
62
54
5
15
4
0
1
7
1
6
1
1
.278
.361
.407
.768
104
C
33
19
61
54
12
15
2
0
0
6
1
5
0
2
.278
.339
.315
.654
75
LF
17
13
48
43
6
10
2
1
0
6
0
4
1
0
.233
.313
.326
.638
70
SP
26
17
35
31
3
10
0
0
1
6
0
3
0
1
.323
.382
.419
.802
113
RP
29
14
29
23
2
7
1
1
0
5
0
2
2
2
.304
.407
.435
.842
124
SP
29
7
21
19
7
7
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
1
.368
.400
.368
.768
105
2B
23
8
17
15
3
3
1
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.200
.294
.267
.561
50
SP
23
9
19
14
4
4
1
0
0
1
0
4
0
1
.286
.444
.357
.802
115
SP
25
4
9
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
RP
28
8
4
4
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
LF
29
1
3
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.333
.667
78
SP
33
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
19
305
1106
971
185
297
49
20
10
150
27
98
21
16
.306
.382
.428
.810
116
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
27
SS
136
.515
.352
11.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.176
.114
29
3B
134
.271
.352
2.2%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.063
.114
35
CF
123
.296
.352
6.5%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.071
.114
32
RF
123
.480
.352
15.4%
9.0%
2.4%
0.9%
.202
.114
30
2B
114
.449
.352
6.1%
9.0%
0.9%
0.9%
.144
.114
30
1B
104
.376
.352
13.5%
9.0%
1.9%
0.9%
.163
.114
24
LF
63
.398
.352
7.9%
9.0%
3.2%
0.9%
.211
.114
37
C
62
.358
.352
9.7%
9.0%
1.6%
0.9%
.130
.114
33
C
61
.310
.352
8.2%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.037
.114
17
LF
48
.309
.352
8.3%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.093
.114
26
SP
35
.369
.352
8.6%
9.0%
2.9%
0.9%
.097
.114
29
RP
29
.375
.352
6.9%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.130
.114
29
SP
21
.356
.352
4.8%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
23
SP
19
.383
.352
21.1%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.071
.114
23
2B
17
.281
.352
11.8%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.067
.114
25
SP
9
.000
.352
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
28
RP
4
.000
.352
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
29
LF
3
.319
.352
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
33
SP
1
.000
.352
0.0%
9.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.114
19
1106
.377
.352
8.9%
9.0%
0.9%
0.9%
.123
.114
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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