1948 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1948 Birmingham Black Barons


4 - 3 - 1


(1st place in the NAL Championship Series )

1923 / 1949 (Team History)

Managed by:
Piper Davis (4-3-1)

Top Hitter


Pepper
Bassett

Top Pitcher


Bill
Greason

League Ranks (2 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
101
1st ERA+
107
1st
OPS
.678
1st ERA
2.85
1st
BA
.256
1st BA
.243
1st
OBP
.353
1st K/BB
2.22
1st
SLG
.325
2nd K%
15.6%
2nd
BB%
11.8%
1st BB%
7.0%
1st
K%
HR%
1.6%
2nd
ISO
.068
2nd WHIP
1.23
1st

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
• 1 member of the Baseball Hall of Fame


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
SP
23
2
1
.667
3
2
1
0
0
23.0
6
2
16
2
9
13
1
0
0
92
0.78
391
SP
29
0
0
2
2
0
0
0
9.2
7
6
9
0
3
8
0
0
0
43
5.59
55
SP
25
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
8.1
5
5
14
0
1
4
0
0
0
38
5.40
57
SP
26
0
0
2
2
1
0
0
8.0
6
4
9
1
4
6
0
0
1
38
4.50
68
RP
29
1
1
.500
3
0
0
0
0
10.2
2
2
8
1
1
9
0
0
1
44
1.69
181
RP
28
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0.1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0.00
6
3
3
.500
12
7
2
0
0
60.0
26
19
56
4
18
40
1
0
2
256
2.85
107
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Pitching
Role Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
23
SP
23.0
1.09
1.36
14.1%
20.9%
9.8%
11.4%
1.44
1.84
2.2%
1.4%
29
RP
10.2
0.84
1.36
20.5%
18.9%
2.3%
10.3%
9.00
1.84
2.3%
1.2%
29
SP
9.2
1.24
1.36
18.6%
18.8%
7.0%
10.2%
2.67
1.84
0.0%
1.2%
25
SP
8.1
1.80
1.36
10.5%
18.6%
2.6%
10.1%
4.00
1.84
0.0%
1.2%
26
SP
8.0
1.63
1.36
15.8%
18.6%
10.5%
10.1%
1.50
1.84
2.6%
1.2%
28
RP
0.1
0.00
1.36
0.0%
17.3%
0.0%
9.4%
1.84
0.0%
1.1%
6
60.0
1.23
1.36
15.6%
19.5%
7.0%
10.6%
2.22
1.84
1.6%
1.3%
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown



Opponent's Batting
Role
23
SP
3
92
80
6
16
1
0
2
2
0
9
13
1
0
2
2
.200
.281
.288
.568
29
RP
3
44
41
2
8
1
0
1
0
0
1
9
0
1
1
0
.195
.233
.293
.525
29
SP
2
43
40
7
9
2
0
0
2
0
3
8
0
0
0
0
.225
.279
.275
.554
26
SP
2
38
32
6
9
1
0
1
1
0
4
6
0
1
1
0
.281
.378
.406
.785
25
SP
1
38
36
5
14
3
0
0
0
0
1
4
0
0
1
0
.389
.405
.472
.878
28
RP
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
6
12
256
230
26
56
8
0
4
5
0
18
40
1
2
5
2
.243
.304
.330
.634
* = Left-handed pitcher       ^ = Unknown

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