Birmingham Black Barons Team History - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Birmingham Black Barons


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Record:
486 - 532 - 18 (.477)

3 League Championships

Top Hitter


Piper
Davis

Top Pitcher


Harry
Salmon

Leaders

Runs Scored

# Player Years R
1
1923-1928
133
2
1923-1925
114
3
1923-1928
110
4
1924-1928
103
5
1942-1948
96
6
1940-1947
86
7
1923-1928
79
8
1944-1948
79
9
1942-1948
77
10
1923-1928
70

Wins

# Player Years W
1
1923-1928
26
2
1924-1928
18
3
1924-1928
14
4
1943-1948
11
5
1928-1928
11
6
1928-1928
9
7
1946-1948
9
8
1940-1944
9
9
1941-1945
9
10
1943-1945
8


Batting

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Hall of Famers:



Bats:





# Years Pos
1
1942-1948
2B
147
612
555
96
173
33
12
7
77
12
47
5
5
0
.312
.371
.452
.823
145
2
1923-1925
LF
186
733
664
114
211
35
11
14
132
13
57
0
12
.318
.372
.467
.839
140
3
1940-1947
2B
147
598
556
86
173
11
11
2
71
15
29
2
11
0
.311
.348
.381
.729
129
4
1924-1928
CF
162
675
611
103
193
30
12
5
84
19
0
48
0
0
16
.316
.366
.429
.795
121
5
1923-1928
C
161
527
486
49
146
27
9
7
84
5
0
31
0
0
10
.300
.342
.436
.779
115
6
1923-1928
RF
151
581
537
70
149
21
9
5
75
13
0
26
0
1
17
.277
.312
.378
.690
96
7
1923-1928
1B
205
883
780
110
207
18
12
6
85
9
0
61
0
3
39
.265
.321
.342
.663
94
8
1923-1928
2B
153
596
560
79
157
14
7
1
58
8
0
22
0
0
14
.280
.308
.336
.643
90
9
1923-1928
2B
271
1109
1017
133
267
33
15
4
110
38
0
52
0
6
34
.263
.302
.336
.639
84
10
1938-1946
LF
132
531
490
63
118
18
4
1
69
5
32
1
8
0
.241
.289
.300
.589
82
11
1923-1925
3B
144
599
550
67
124
19
8
2
61
8
22
0
27
.225
.255
.300
.555
56
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James