Birmingham Black Barons Team History - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Birmingham Black Barons


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Record:
537 - 603 - 20 (.471)

3 League Championships

Top Hitter


Piper
Davis

Top Pitcher


Harry
Salmon

Leaders

Runs Scored

# Player Years R
1
1923-1929
196
2
1923-1929
161
3
1923-1925
114
4
1924-1928
103
5
1942-1948
97
6
1940-1947
86
7
1923-1929
83
8
1944-1948
81
9
1923-1929
78
10
1942-1948
77

Wins

# Player Years W
1
1923-1929
36
2
1928-1929
22
3
1924-1928
18
4
1924-1928
14
5
1928-1929
13
6
1943-1948
12
7
1941-1945
10
8
1946-1948
9
9
1929-1942
9
10
1940-1944
9


Batting

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Hall of Famers:



Bats:





# Years Pos
1
1942-1948
2B
151
626
569
97
178
33
12
7
80
13
47
5
5
0
.313
.370
.450
.820
144
2
1923-1925
LF
186
733
664
114
211
35
11
14
132
13
57
0
12
.318
.372
.467
.839
139
3
1940-1947
2B
149
605
562
86
175
11
11
2
71
15
30
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
1923-1929
C
225
771
702
78
207
36
11
13
129
6
0
53
0
0
16
.295
.344
.433
.777
111
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
1923-1929
1B
285
1222
1065
161
293
29
14
9
119
17
0
95
0
4
58
.275
.337
.354
.691
95
8
1923-1929
2B
351
1464
1323
196
353
46
19
9
148
43
0
89
0
6
46
.267
.316
.351
.667
87
9
1938-1946
LF
134
538
497
64
120
18
5
1
72
5
32
1
8
0
.241
.289
.304
.593
84
10
1923-1929
2B
178
670
629
83
172
14
8
1
63
9
0
25
0
0
16
.273
.301
.326
.627
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