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Slim Branham



Finis Ernest Branham
(Legs; Ironman; Rascacielos)
Also known as Finest Branham
Born: April 7, 1900
in Castalian Springs, TN
Died: January 19, 1957 in Cleveland, OH
          (56 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 198
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Notes:


• Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery (Cleveland, OH)
• Relatives: George Branham (Brother)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
DM
NNL
20
SP
2
3
.400
6
5
3
1
0
44.0
15
9
30
0
12
17
1
0
164
1.84
207
CTS
WES
21
SP
8
7
.533
22
12
9
0
1
141.2
76
52
153
2
35
75
3
8
602
3.30
157
CTS
22
SP
8
11
.421
30
18
12
0
0
178.2
106
87
191
5
64
96
2
6
777
4.38
111
SC
CUB
22
SP
0
0
3
2
0
0
0
9.2
8
7
9
0
9
2
1
3
49
6.52
53
23
SP
4
4
.500
11
7
5
1
0
64.2
32
26
52
2
27
36
0
0
4
276
3.62
107
24
SP
2
3
.400
7
7
1
0
0
41.0
37
30
51
1
21
14
0
0
2
53
6.59
65
25
SP
7
5
.583
26
16
3
0
0
105.2
77
76
128
0
58
24
1
2
498
6.47
84
CEL
NNL
26
SP
1
8
.111
14
8
1
0
0
63.1
77
65
88
36
14
5
6
9.24
58
CHT
NNL
27
SP
2
6
.250
9
5
2
0
0
38.0
39
26
51
15
14
0
2
6.16
67
8
10
SP
34
47
.420
128
80
36
2
1
686.2
467
378
753
10
277
292
13
0
33
2419
4.95
97
162 Game Average
11
15
.420
42
26
12
1
0
224.1
153
124
246
6
91
95
4
0
11
1015
4.95
97
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Negro Leagues
34
46
.425
122
77
35
2
1
662.1
446
360
731
10
258
281
12
0
30
2302
4.89
99
2
vs Major Leagues
0
1
.000
3
1
1
0
0
14.2
13
11
13
0
10
9
0
0
68
6.75
64
1
vs Latin Leagues
0
0
3
2
0
0
0
9.2
8
7
9
0
9
2
1
3
49
6.52
53
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Dayton Marcos
SP
2
3
.400
6
5
3
1
0
44.0
15
9
30
0
12
17
1
0
164
1.84
207
3
Cleveland Tate Stars
SP
20
22
.476
61
37
26
1
1
379.1
210
162
393
9
120
203
5
0
18
1628
3.84
124
1
Santa Clara
-
0
0
3
2
0
0
0
9.2
8
7
9
0
9
2
1
3
49
6.52
53
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
5.2
4
3
3
0
6
4
0
0
27
4.76
78
1
Harrisburg Giants
RP
2
2
.500
5
5
1
0
0
30.0
27
20
37
14
11
0
2
6.00
69
1
Homestead Grays
-
0
1
.000
2
2
0
0
0
11.0
10
10
14
1
7
3
0
0
0
53
8.18
59
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
5
1
.833
12
8
2
0
0
52.1
34
33
62
0
34
9
1
2
251
5.68
92
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
2
4
.333
14
8
1
0
0
53.1
43
43
66
24
15
0
0
247
7.26
74
1
Cleveland Elites
-
1
8
.111
14
8
1
0
0
63.1
77
65
88
36
14
5
6
9.24
58
1
Cleveland Hornets
RP
2
6
.250
9
5
2
0
0
38.0
39
26
51
15
14
0
2
6.16
67



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
DM
NNL
20
SP
44.0
0.95
1.36
10.4%
11.1%
7.3%
8.5%
1.42
1.31
0.0%
0.5%
CTS
WES
21
SP
141.2
1.33
1.68
12.5%
12.0%
5.8%
8.8%
2.14
1.37
0.3%
0.5%
CTS
22
SP
178.2
1.43
1.47
12.4%
12.4%
8.2%
8.5%
1.50
1.43
0.6%
0.8%
SC
CUB
22
SP
9.2
1.86
1.34
4.1%
8.8%
18.4%
8.1%
0.22
1.09
0.0%
0.4%
23
SP
64.2
1.22
1.32
13.0%
11.5%
9.8%
7.4%
1.33
1.35
0.7%
1.2%
24
SP
41.0
1.76
1.40
7.3%
10.5%
10.9%
7.6%
0.67
1.56
0.5%
25
SP
105.2
1.76
1.42
4.8%
10.3%
11.6%
8.0%
0.41
1.19
0.0%
CEL
NNL
26
SP
63.1
1.96
1.58
4.5%
9.1%
11.5%
8.4%
0.39
1.09
CHT
NNL
27
SP
38.0
1.74
1.45
7.8%
9.9%
8.4%
7.4%
0.93
1.34
8
10
SP
686.2
1.50
1.49
9.6%
10.7%
9.1%
8.1%
1.05
1.33
0.5%
0.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
8
Negro Leagues
662.1
1.49
1.49
9.6%
10.6%
8.8%
8.1%
1.09
1.33
0.6%
0.8%
2
vs Major Leagues
14.2
1.57
1.37
13.2%
13.4%
14.7%
8.3%
0.90
1.62
0.0%
1.0%
1
vs Latin Leagues
9.2
1.86
1.34
4.1%
8.8%
18.4%
8.1%
0.22
1.09
0.0%
0.4%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Dayton Marcos
SP
44.0
0.95
1.36
10.4%
11.1%
7.3%
8.5%
1.42
1.31
0.0%
0.5%
3
Cleveland Tate Stars
SP
379.1
1.35
1.53
12.5%
11.4%
7.4%
8.2%
1.69
1.39
0.6%
0.8%
1
Santa Clara
-
9.2
1.86
1.34
4.1%
8.8%
18.4%
8.1%
0.22
1.09
0.0%
0.4%
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
5.2
1.59
1.23
14.8%
13.3%
22.2%
7.2%
0.67
1.84
0.0%
1.9%
1
Harrisburg Giants
RP
30.0
1.70
1.34
7.9%
10.8%
10.0%
6.3%
0.79
1.71
1
Homestead Grays
-
11.0
1.91
1.55
5.7%
10.1%
13.2%
8.9%
0.43
1.14
1.9%
1.2%
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
53.1
1.69
1.42
6.1%
9.5%
9.7%
7.9%
0.63
1.20
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
52.1
1.83
1.43
3.6%
9.5%
13.5%
8.0%
0.26
1.19
0.0%
1.4%
1
Cleveland Elites
-
63.1
1.96
1.58
4.5%
9.1%
11.5%
8.4%
0.39
1.09
1
Cleveland Hornets
RP
38.0
1.74
1.45
7.8%
9.9%
8.4%
7.4%
0.93
1.34



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
DM
NNL
20
SP
6
164
145
15
30
3
0
0
4
12
17
0
7
3
.207
.268
.228
.495
CTS
WES
21
SP
22
602
534
76
153
28
9
2
34
35
75
8
25
8
.287
.340
.384
.724
CTS
22
SP
30
777
684
106
191
29
7
5
18
64
96
6
23
16
.279
.346
.364
.710
SC
CUB
22
SP
3
49
36
8
9
1
0
0
4
9
2
3
0
1
0
.250
.429
.278
.706
23
SP
11
276
239
32
52
0
1
2
0
27
36
4
1
0
.218
.307
.251
.558
24
SP
7
53
42
37
51
1
0
1
2
21
14
2
4
1
1.214
1.138
1.310
2.448
25
SP
26
498
7
77
128
0
0
0
0
0
58
24
2
0
0
0
18.286
2.806
18.286
21.092
CEL
NNL
26
SP
14
77
88
36
14
6
CHT
NNL
27
SP
9
39
51
15
14
2
8
10
SP
128
2419
1687
467
753
62
17
10
62
0
277
292
33
60
1
28
.269
.337
.357
.694
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Negro Leagues
122
2302
1596
446
731
58
16
10
58
0
258
281
30
57
0
27
.270
.334
.360
.694
2
vs Major Leagues
3
68
55
13
13
3
1
0
0
10
9
0
3
1
.236
.354
.327
.681
1
vs Latin Leagues
3
49
36
8
9
1
0
0
4
9
2
3
0
1
0
.250
.429
.278
.706
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Dayton Marcos
SP
6
164
145
15
30
3
0
0
4
12
17
0
7
3
.207
.268
.228
.495
3
Cleveland Tate Stars
SP
61
1628
1437
210
393
57
16
9
52
120
203
18
48
24
.273
.337
.373
.710
1
Santa Clara
-
3
49
36
8
9
1
0
0
4
9
2
3
0
1
0
.250
.429
.278
.706
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
2
27
20
4
3
0
1
0
0
6
4
0
1
0
.150
.346
.250
.596
1
Homestead Grays
-
2
53
42
10
14
1
0
1
2
7
3
0
4
1
.333
.429
.429
.857
1
Harrisburg Giants
RP
5
27
37
14
11
2
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
12
251
7
34
62
0
0
0
0
0
34
9
2
0
0
0
.571
.625
.571
1.196
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
14
247
43
66
24
15
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Cleveland Elites
-
14
77
88
36
14
6
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Cleveland Hornets
RP
9
39
51
15
14
2
.000
.000
.000
.000

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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