1944 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1944 Birmingham Black Barons


58 - 37


47 - 22 in the Negro American League

1923 / 1945 (Team History)

Managed by:
Winfield Welch (58-37)

Top Hitter


Artie
Wilson

Top Pitcher


Alonzo
Boone

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
109
2nd ERA+
93
3rd
OPS
.668
2nd ERA
3.64
5th
BA
.269
2nd BA
.248
3rd
OBP
.313
4th K/BB
1.67
3rd
SLG
.355
1st K%
10.7%
4th
BB%
5.2%
6th BB%
6.4%
1st
K%
HR%
0.8%
6th
ISO
.086
1st WHIP
1.24
2nd

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 Breakdown by Position
C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
28
RF
32
-0.5
35
1B
5
1.2
1
0.1
3
-0.4
2
-0.2
4
24
SP
2
22
CF
25
5.4
1
1
25
SP
1
3
41
C
22
2.5
31
2B
30
8.6
32
SP
15
30
LF
5
-1.1
1
0.2
1
33
C
1
-0.1
1
29
SP
3
26
RP
1
23
SS
31
7.5
30
SP
1
35
RP
2
32
LF
21
-1.1
6
-0.2
1
33
C
9
-2.9
36
SP
1
25
3B
33
1.6
30
SP
1
26
1B
27
4.2
3
-0.5
2
-1.0
SP
2
1B
1
-0.2
1
30
SP
11
1B
1
0.3
36
SP
3
-0.4
1
5
RP
1
21
RP
1
35
LF
9
-1.1
3
29
35
-0.8
34
5.4
34
8.2
33
1.6
33
6.5
35
-3.3
35
5.0
34
-0.7
12
3
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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