1944 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1944 Birmingham Black Barons


49 - 34


39 - 19 in the Negro American League

1923 / 1945 (Team History)

Managed by:
Winfield Welch (49-34)

Top Hitter


Artie
Wilson

Top Pitcher


John
Huber

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
115
1st ERA+
93
4th
OPS
.669
1st ERA
3.54
5th
BA
.270
2nd BA
OBP
.310
3rd K/BB
1.26
5th
SLG
.359
1st K%
9.6%
5th
BB%
5.5%
5th BB%
7.6%
6th
K%
HR%
ISO
.089
1st WHIP
1.29
3rd

Notes:


• Champions of the Negro American League
• First Half Champions of the Negro American League
• Second Half Champions of the Negro American League
• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)


Fielding
Glossary
Catcher
`
Lg Lg
41
18
33
6
36
1
3
25


Glossary
First Base
`
Lg Lg
26
19
35
4
1
32
1
4
25


Glossary
Second Base
`
Lg Lg
31
21
26
3
35
1
3
25


Glossary
Third Base
`
Lg Lg
25
24
1
24


Glossary
Shortstop
`
Lg Lg
23
22
26
2
2
24


Glossary
Left Field
`
Lg Lg
32
15
35
8
1
36
1
30
1
5
26


Glossary
Center Field
`
Lg Lg
22
20
35
3
32
2
3
25


Glossary
Right Field
`
Lg Lg
28
23
35
1
2
24


Glossary
Pitcher
`
Lg Lg
32
11
63.2
30
8
45.1
36
4
31.2
24
2
9.0
2
5.1
35
2
7.2
30
2
7.2
29
2
16.1
36
1
9.0
30
1
9.0
1
1.0
21
1
0.2
25
1
0.2
41
1
4.0
14
39
211.0


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
`
35
3
1
36
1
32
1
22
1
34
1
1
35
1
8
10


Glossary
Pinch Runner
`
25
1
1
1



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