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1927 Birmingham Black Barons

1927 > Class Negro Majors > 1927 Negro National League
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Represented: Birmingham, AL
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Other Years: 1928

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 Harvey Alexander -- 101 98 10 28 2 1 0 1 2 0 .286 .286 .327 .612 32 3
2 J. Burdine? -- 26 26 5 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 .231 .231 .308 .538 8 0 Stats for 2 teams
3 Fred Daniels? 34 17 17 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .294 .294 .588 5 0
4 Nelson Dean? 28 24 23 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .130 .130 .130 .261 3 1 Stats for 2 teams
5 Bill Gatewood 45 22 22 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136 .136 .136 .273 3 0 Stats for 2 teams
6 Earl Gurley? -- 36 35 3 6 0 1 0 1 0 0 .171 .171 .229 .400 8 1 Stats for 2 teams
7 John Hamilton -- 170 168 22 43 10 1 2 4 2 0 .256 .256 .363 .619 61 2 Stats for 2 teams
8 Pep Hampton? -- 87 87 6 17 6 0 0 0 1 0 .195 .195 .264 .460 23 0 Stats for 2 teams
9 Reuben Jones* -- 227 221 44 68 10 2 4 5 8 0 .308 .308 .425 .733 94 6
10 George McAllister* 28 278 273 44 79 11 4 1 7 6 0 .289 .289 .370 .659 101 5
11 Geechie Meredith 27 200 196 26 49 3 5 3 4 2 0 .250 .250 .362 .612 71 4 Stats for 2 teams
12 Ruby Miller -- 249 242 37 68 14 3 0 0 5 0 .281 .281 .364 .645 88 7 Stats for 2 teams
13 Johnny Oden -- 163 162 14 30 3 0 0 0 0 0 .185 .185 .204 .389 33 1 Stats for 2 teams
14 Bill Owens 25 30 30 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 .233 .233 .300 .533 9 0 Stats for 2 teams
15 Dewitt Owens -- 209 199 22 54 6 0 1 2 3 0 .271 .271 .317 .588 63 10 Stats for 2 teams
16 Satchel Paige 20 29 28 2 6 0 2 0 1 0 0 .214 .214 .357 .571 10 1
17 Robert Palm -- 121 119 16 31 3 3 4 5 1 0 .261 .261 .437 .697 52 2
18 Roy Parnell 21 277 273 72 119 21 9 9 18 17 0 .436 .436 .678 1.114 185 4
19 Phillips? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
20 Roy Poindexter 33 55 54 8 11 3 1 0 0 0 0 .204 .204 .296 .500 16 1
21 Bobby Robinson 23 230 224 21 58 5 0 0 3 4 0 .259 .259 .281 .540 63 6 Stats for 2 teams
22 Harry Salmon* 32 65 64 6 15 1 1 0 0 1 0 .234 .234 .281 .516 18 1
23 Hank Shanks -- 25 24 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 6 1
24 Sam Streeter 26 76 75 3 21 2 3 0 0 0 1 .280 .289 .387 .676 29 0
25 Sandy Thompson* -- 282 272 36 75 13 1 0 0 10 0 .276 .276 .331 .607 90 10
26 Columbus Vance# 25 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 0
27 Pinky Ward -- 264 260 31 68 10 5 1 1 11 0 .262 .262 .350 .612 91 4 Stats for 2 teams
28 Findale Williams -- 5 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
29 Poindexter Williams 29 184 181 18 67 13 6 2 10 3 0 .370 .370 .541 .912 98 3
30 Charles Zomphier 21 97 96 10 24 2 0 0 0 2 0 .250 .250 .271 .521 26 1 Stats for 3 teams
30 Players 26.0
* - 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 J. Burdine? -- 0 0 1 0 0 8.2 5 5 6 2 0 0 1.269 5.2 6.2 2.1 0.33
2 Fred Daniels? 34 1 3 .250 7 2 1 32.1 34 27 21 9 5 4 1.701 9.5 5.8 2.5 0.43
3 Nelson Dean? 28 1 7 .125 9 3 0 50.0 57 29 13 19 1 0 1.400 10.3 2.3 3.4 1.46 Stats for 2 teams
4 Bill Gatewood 45 0 1 .000 6 3 0 41.1 36 19 16 14 1 3 1.258 7.8 3.5 3.0 0.88 Stats for 2 teams
5 Satchel Paige 20 5 1 .833 7 3 2 49.1 42 18 23 63 2 0 1.318 7.7 4.2 11.5 2.74
6 Roy Parnell 21 0 1 .000 1 0 0 7.1 7 9 5 6 2 0 1.636 8.6 6.1 7.4 1.20
7 Phillips? -- 0 1 .000 1 0 0 2.2 4 5 1 4 0 0 1.875 13.5 3.4 13.5 4.00
8 Roy Poindexter 33 7 14 .333 18 6 0 116.2 133 62 43 57 2 1 1.509 10.3 3.3 4.4 1.33
9 Harry Salmon 32 13 4 .765 15 12 1 140.2 106 48 26 76 5 2 0.938 6.8 1.7 4.9 2.92
10 Sam Streeter* 26 11 10 .524 17 14 1 164.2 157 75 38 81 2 1 1.184 8.6 2.1 4.4 2.13
11 Columbus Vance* 25 3 0 1.000 3 2 0 27.0 20 6 7 18 3 0 1.000 6.7 2.3 6.0 2.57
11 Players 30.3
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Harvey Alexander -- R R Unknown
J. Burdine -- Unknown Evansville, IN, US
Fred Daniels 34 Jan 27, 1893 Greenville, TX, US
Nelson Dean 28 1899 Muskogee, OK, US
Bill Gatewood 45 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 22, 1881 San Antonio, TX, US
Earl Gurley -- L Unknown
John Hamilton -- R R Unknown Dallas, TX, US
Pep Hampton -- Unknown
Reuben Jones -- L R Unknown
George McAllister 28 L L Oct 22, 1898
Geechie Meredith 27 R R Oct 22, 1899 Jefferson County, AL, US
Ruby Miller -- R R Unknown
Johnny Oden -- R R Unknown
Bill Owens 25 R R Nov 14, 1901 Haughville, IN, US
Dewitt Owens -- R R Unknown
Satchel Paige 20 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Jul 7, 1906 Mobile, AL, US
Robert Palm -- R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 6, 1914 Clarendon, AR, US
Roy Parnell 21 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Sep 17, 1905 Austin, TX, US
Phillips -- Unknown
Roy Poindexter 33 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1894 Washington, DC, US
Bobby Robinson 23 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Oct 25, 1903 Whistler, AL, US
Harry Salmon 32 L R 5' 10.0" 180 May 30, 1895 Warrior, AL, US
Hank Shanks -- R R Unknown
Sam Streeter 26 R L 5' 7.0" 180 Sep 17, 1900 New Market, AL, US
Sandy Thompson -- L R Unknown
Columbus Vance 25 S L 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 25, 1902 Paynesville, WV, US
Pinky Ward -- R R Unknown Atlantic City, NJ, US
Findale Williams -- R R Unknown
Poindexter Williams 29 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 10, 1897 AL, US
Charles Zomphier 21 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Feb 18, 1906 St. Louis, MO, US

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