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


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
26
4
2
.667
10
8
4
0
0
54.1
38
26
59
5
21
27
2
3
248
4.31
106
SP
29
5
1
.833
7
7
5
1
0
51.2
19
16
45
3
17
40
0
0
214
2.79
164
SP
23
3
2
.600
8
5
4
1
1
46.2
29
23
53
0
22
34
1
1
216
4.44
103
SP
25
1
0
1.000
4
3
0
0
0
20.1
15
12
25
3
12
12
0
0
91
5.31
86
SP
33
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
4.1
6
5
6
0
3
2
0
0
23
10.38
44
RP
29
7
2
.778
14
4
1
0
1
60.0
25
17
70
1
13
35
3
1
263
2.55
179
RP
28
2
0
1.000
8
1
0
0
0
8.1
4
3
11
0
2
6
0
0
37
3.24
141
7
22
7
.759
53
29
14
2
2
245.2
136
102
269
12
90
156
6
5
1092
3.74
122
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
29
RP
60.0
1.38
1.53
13.3%
13.4%
4.9%
9.5%
2.69
1.41
0.4%
0.9%
26
SP
54.1
1.47
1.53
10.9%
13.4%
8.5%
9.5%
1.29
1.41
2.0%
0.9%
29
SP
51.2
1.20
1.53
18.7%
13.3%
7.9%
9.4%
2.35
1.41
1.4%
0.9%
23
SP
46.2
1.61
1.53
15.7%
13.3%
10.2%
9.4%
1.55
1.41
0.0%
0.9%
25
SP
20.1
1.82
1.53
13.2%
13.0%
13.2%
9.2%
1.00
1.41
3.3%
0.9%
28
RP
8.1
1.56
1.53
16.2%
12.9%
5.4%
9.1%
3.00
1.41
0.0%
0.9%
33
SP
4.1
2.08
1.53
8.7%
12.9%
13.0%
9.1%
0.67
1.41
0.0%
0.9%
7
245.2
1.46
1.53
14.3%
13.3%
8.2%
9.4%
1.73
1.41
1.1%
0.9%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
29
RP
14
263
246
25
70
7
2
1
4
13
35
1
3
4
.285
.323
.341
.665
26
SP
10
248
221
38
59
8
7
5
2
21
27
3
3
4
.267
.339
.434
.773
23
SP
8
216
192
29
53
13
3
0
3
22
34
1
1
5
.276
.353
.375
.728
29
SP
7
214
196
19
45
4
0
3
3
17
40
0
1
3
.230
.291
.296
.587
25
SP
4
91
79
15
25
5
2
3
0
12
12
0
0
3
.316
.407
.544
.951
28
RP
8
37
34
4
11
0
0
0
0
2
6
0
1
1
.324
.361
.324
.685
33
SP
2
23
19
6
6
3
1
0
1
3
2
0
1
1
.316
.409
.579
.988
7
53
1092
987
136
269
40
15
12
13
90
156
5
10
21
.273
.336
.380
.716
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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