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1917 Birmingham Barons

1917 > Class A > 1917 Southern Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Carlton Molesworth
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1916 / 1918

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Karl Black# 27 42 89 19 1 1 0 .213 .247 22
2 Howdy Caton 22 148 520 133 22 7 3 .256 .342 178
3 Danny Clark* 23 83 310 87 11 6 4 .281 .394 122
4 Ralph Comstock 26 24 80 16 1 1 1 .200 .275 22
5 Cecil Coombs 29 155 521 133 20 8 2 .255 .336 175
6 Pat Duncan 23 35 106 31 5 0 0 .292 .340 36
7 Alfred Ellis? -- 106 404 119 21 13 2 .295 .426 172
8 Howie Haworth* 23 89 286 71 5 1 0 .248 .273 78
9 Carmen Hill 21 46 117 31 4 1 1 .265 .342 40
10 Doc Johnston* 29 152 557 154 33 9 4 .276 .390 217
11 Ed McDonald 30 119 382 81 9 2 0 .212 .246 94
12 Marcus Milligan? 21 19 36 7 0 0 1 .194 .278 10
13 Elmer Ponder 24 38 97 15 1 0 0 .155 .165 16
14 Les Sheehan? 22 151 525 118 14 6 1 .225 .280 147
15 Red Smith 25 89 266 71 8 1 4 .267 .350 93
16 Billy Southworth* 24 103 358 102 12 4 3 .285 .366 131
17 Bill Webb 22 132 448 125 19 11 1 .279 .377 169
17 Players 24.9
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Karl Black* 27 13 10 .565 2.79 40 216.0 192 91 67 56 1.148 8.0 2.3
2 Ralph Comstock 26 14 8 .636 24 216.0 152 64 60 0.981 6.3 2.5
3 Carmen Hill 21 26 12 .684 2.19 42 320.0 253 102 78 85 1.056 7.1 2.4
4 Marcus Milligan? 21 6 5 .545 13 90.0 69 28 27 1.067 6.9 2.7
5 Elmer Ponder 24 19 16 .543 38 266.0 224 90 93 1.192 7.6 3.1
5 Players 24.0
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Howie Haworth 89 318 96 18 .958 4.65
Red Smith 89 298 81 12 .969 4.26

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doc Johnston 152 1431 87 20 .987 9.99
Les Sheehan 70 610 38 17 .974 9.26

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Danny Clark 83 184 205 15 .963 4.69
Bill Webb 65 161 165 23 .934 5.02

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed McDonald 112 162 178 28 .924 3.04

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Howdy Caton 149 355 428 77 .910 5.26

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cecil Coombs 155 338 31 13 .966 2.38
Alfred Ellis 106 253 24 16 .945 2.61
Billy Southworth 103 199 12 10 .955 2.05
Pat Duncan 35 29 8 1 .974 1.06

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Karl Black 27 S L 5' 11.0" 195 Apr 4, 1890 Newark, OH, US
Howdy Caton 22 R R 5' 6.0" 165 Jul 16, 1894 Zanesville, OH, US
Danny Clark 23 L R 5' 9.0" 167 Jan 18, 1894 Meridian, MS, US
Ralph Comstock 26 R R 5' 10.0" 168 Nov 24, 1890 Sylvania, OH, US
Cecil Coombs 29 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Mar 18, 1888 Moweaqua, IL, US
Douglass -- Unknown
Pat Duncan 23 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Oct 6, 1893 Coalton, OH, US
Alfred Ellis -- Unknown
Howie Haworth 23 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Aug 27, 1893 Newberg, OR, US
Carmen Hill 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 1, 1895 Royalton, MN, US
Doc Johnston 29 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 9, 1887 Cleveland, TN, US
Loveless -- Unknown
Ed McDonald 30 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 28, 1886 Albany, NY, US
Marcus Milligan 21 Mar 18, 1896
Elmer Ponder 24 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jun 26, 1893 Reed, OK, US
Les Sheehan 22 Jul 30, 1894 Sacramento, CA, US
Red Smith 25 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Apr 11, 1892 Logansport, IN, US
Billy Southworth 24 L R 5' 9.0" 170 Mar 9, 1893 Harvard, NE, US
Bill Webb 22 R R 5' 10.0" 161 Jun 25, 1895 Chicago, IL, US

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