1937 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1937 Birmingham Black Barons


18 - 26


16 - 24 in the Negro American League

1923 / 1938 (Team History)

Managed by:
A. M. Walker (18-26)

Top Hitter


Johnny
Ray

Top Pitcher


Bo
Mitchell

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
112
1st ERA+
74
6th
OPS
.781
1st ERA
5.96
6th
BA
.302
1st BA
.296
6th
OBP
.354
1st K/BB
1.74
3rd
SLG
.426
1st K%
12.4%
4th
BB%
6.7%
7th BB%
7.1%
3rd
K%
HR%
1.7%
7th
ISO
.124
3rd WHIP
1.53
5th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
21
22
78
73
16
19
5
1
0
8
1
5
0
0
.260
.308
.356
.664
81
1B
11
50
47
10
18
3
0
0
4
0
2
0
1
.383
.408
.447
.855
133
2B
24
24
97
88
8
26
2
1
0
8
1
7
0
2
.295
.347
.341
.688
88
3B
25
26
118
104
25
30
4
4
3
20
2
11
1
2
.288
.362
.490
.852
131
SS
26
19
65
58
15
18
1
2
0
5
0
6
1
0
.310
.385
.397
.781
113
LF
23
19
83
78
16
22
2
1
1
16
5
5
0
0
.282
.325
.372
.697
90
CF
27
112
104
11
24
2
3
0
13
2
4
1
3
.231
.266
.308
.574
56
RF
22
26
113
107
23
39
6
7
5
29
3
3
2
1
.364
.393
.692
1.084
191
CF
25
15
66
56
14
27
0
2
0
10
2
7
2
1
.482
.554
.554
1.107
203
1B
25
12
50
43
10
12
5
0
0
8
2
5
0
2
.279
.354
.395
.750
104
SS
22
10
42
38
7
8
1
0
0
3
1
3
0
1
.211
.268
.237
.505
39
LF
27
9
24
22
4
7
1
0
1
7
2
2
0
0
.318
.375
.500
.875
137
LF
3
7
7
2
3
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.429
.429
.429
.857
134
SP
25
14
50
46
11
13
5
1
0
4
0
3
0
1
.283
.327
.435
.761
106
SP
23
14
36
33
4
9
2
1
0
2
0
1
0
2
.273
.294
.394
.688
86
SP
5
11
8
2
2
1
0
0
1
0
3
0
0
.250
.455
.375
.830
128
SP
3
10
10
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.400
.400
.400
.800
119
RP
22
5
10
9
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.111
.111
.111
.222
-39
RP
1
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.000
.667
.000
.667
95
RP
22
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
PH
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1B
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
22
268
1027
934
179
282
40
23
10
140
21
69
7
17
.302
.354
.426
.781
112
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
25
3B
118
.378
.335
9.3%
7.8%
2.5%
0.9%
.202
.116
22
RF
113
.466
.335
2.7%
7.8%
4.4%
0.9%
.327
.116
CF
112
.260
.335
3.6%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.077
.116
24
2B
97
.321
.335
7.2%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.045
.116
23
LF
83
.324
.335
6.0%
7.8%
1.2%
0.9%
.090
.116
21
C
78
.309
.335
6.4%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.096
.116
25
CF
66
.510
.335
10.6%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.071
.116
26
SS
65
.369
.335
9.2%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.086
.116
25
SP
50
.339
.335
6.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.152
.116
25
1B
50
.337
.335
10.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.116
.116
1B
50
.390
.335
4.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.064
.116
22
SS
42
.242
.335
7.1%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.026
.116
23
SP
36
.295
.335
2.8%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.121
.116
27
LF
24
.396
.335
8.3%
7.8%
4.2%
0.9%
.182
.116
SP
11
.410
.335
27.3%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.125
.116
22
RP
10
.094
.335
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.116
SP
10
.376
.335
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.116
LF
7
.403
.335
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.116
RP
3
.505
.335
66.7%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.116
22
RP
1
.000
.335
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.116
PH
1
.000
.335
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.116
1B
.000
.335
7.8%
0.9%
.116
22
1027
.354
.335
6.7%
7.8%
1.0%
0.9%
.124
.116
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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