1947 Birmingham Black Barons - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1947 Birmingham Black Barons


57 - 51


49 - 41 in the Negro American League

1923 / 1948 (Team History)

Managed by:
Tommy Sampson (57-51)

Top Hitter


Piper
Davis

Top Pitcher


Bill
Powell

League Ranks (6 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
82
3rd ERA+
95
4th
OPS
.683
3rd ERA
4.98
3rd
BA
.274
3rd BA
.304
6th
OBP
.330
4th K/BB
1.48
1st
SLG
.353
3rd K%
11.3%
5th
BB%
6.5%
6th BB%
7.6%
1st
K%
HR%
1.3%
6th
ISO
.079
3rd WHIP
1.60
4th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
C
36
16
51
48
4
10
1
0
1
6
0
3
0
0
.208
.255
.292
.547
46
1B
30
13
54
49
2
11
0
0
0
7
2
2
0
3
.224
.255
.224
.479
28
2B
29
14
63
58
15
21
3
3
1
11
1
5
0
0
.362
.413
.569
.982
160
3B
28
14
66
61
6
12
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
4
.197
.210
.197
.406
9
SS
26
15
73
59
11
20
1
1
0
4
2
11
0
3
.339
.443
.390
.833
123
LF
30
16
64
57
11
17
3
3
0
5
1
1
3
3
.298
.344
.456
.800
113
CF
34
15
69
66
12
21
4
0
0
2
2
2
1
0
.318
.348
.379
.727
94
RF
31
14
60
49
12
18
4
0
0
12
0
10
1
0
.367
.483
.449
.932
149
RF
26
7
23
23
3
7
2
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
.304
.304
.522
.826
118
2B
34
6
16
16
2
4
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
33
CF
3
13
13
0
4
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.308
.308
.308
.615
64
C
32
5
11
11
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.091
.091
.091
.182
-51
3B
1
5
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1B
26
1
4
4
1
2
1
1
0
3
1
0
0
0
.500
.500
1.250
1.750
359
LF
27
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
167
1B
42
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
28
8
14
13
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
.077
.143
.077
.220
-41
SP
25
8
13
13
0
4
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.308
.308
.308
.615
64
SP
27
5
8
8
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
SP
28
3
8
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
.000
.375
.000
.375
4
SP
32
3
7
6
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.333
.333
.333
.667
78
SP
24
1
4
2
2
1
1
0
0
1
0
1
1
0
.500
.750
1.000
1.750
365
RP
30
4
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.333
.000
.333
-8
23
174
633
572
82
157
20
8
3
63
10
41
6
14
.274
.330
.353
.683
82
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown



Advanced Batting
Pos LG LG LG LG LG LG
26
SS
73
.396
.355
15.1%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.051
.105
34
CF
69
.348
.355
2.9%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.061
.105
28
3B
66
.187
.355
1.5%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
30
LF
64
.354
.355
1.6%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.158
.105
29
2B
63
.448
.355
7.9%
9.5%
1.6%
0.9%
.207
.105
31
RF
60
.457
.355
16.7%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.082
.105
30
1B
54
.225
.355
3.7%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
36
C
51
.262
.355
5.9%
9.5%
2.0%
0.9%
.083
.105
26
RF
23
.368
.355
0.0%
9.5%
4.3%
0.9%
.217
.105
34
2B
16
.241
.355
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
28
SP
14
.125
.355
7.1%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
CF
13
.297
.355
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
25
SP
13
.297
.355
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
32
C
11
.088
.355
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
28
SP
8
.294
.355
37.5%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
27
SP
8
.000
.355
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
32
SP
7
.276
.355
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
3B
5
.000
.355
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
26
1B
4
.736
.355
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.750
.105
24
SP
4
.728
.355
25.0%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.500
.105
30
RP
3
.261
.355
33.3%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
42
1B
2
.000
.355
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
27
LF
2
.482
.355
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105
23
633
.322
.355
6.5%
9.5%
0.5%
0.9%
.079
.105
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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