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1928 Birmingham Black Barons

1928 > Class Negro Majors > 1928 Negro National League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: n/a
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1927 / 1929

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 -- 228 212 27 57 11 5 1 4 5 6 .269 .289 .382 .671 81 10
2 J. Burdine? -- 100 98 10 20 1 2 0 1 0 1 .204 .212 .255 .467 25 1
3 Ant Cooper -- 116 114 9 25 4 0 1 3 2 2 .219 .233 .281 .513 32 0
4 Nelson Dean? 29 59 52 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .058 .125 .058 .183 3 3 Stats for 2 teams
5 Lou Dials* 24 10 8 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .125 .222 .375 .597 3 1
6 Giles? -- 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
7 Red Haley* -- 30 28 2 8 2 2 0 1 0 2 .286 .333 .500 .833 14 0 Stats for 2 teams
8 Perry Hall* 30 59 57 5 17 1 1 1 4 1 0 .298 .298 .404 .702 23 2 Stats for 2 teams
9 Hayes? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
10 Jim Jeffries* 35 36 36 4 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .194 .222 .417 8 0
11 John Johnson -- 53 49 4 8 2 0 0 0 0 3 .163 .212 .204 .416 10 1 Stats for 2 teams
12 Reuben Jones* -- 182 173 24 54 7 2 1 8 5 2 .312 .320 .393 .713 68 7 Stats for 2 teams
13 George McAllister* 29 337 291 47 80 8 6 4 18 5 24 .275 .330 .385 .715 112 22
14 Lewis Means -- 8 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .143 .250 .143 .393 1 0
15 Geechie Meredith 28 312 289 44 90 12 4 0 17 15 14 .311 .343 .381 .724 110 9
16 Morgan? -- 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
17 A. Mullen? -- 12 12 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 3 0
18 William Nash? -- 34 34 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .118 .147 .265 5 0
19 Johnny Oden -- 123 116 10 25 0 2 0 4 2 5 .216 .248 .250 .498 29 2
20 Bill Owens 26 270 254 18 56 9 1 0 4 6 8 .220 .244 .264 .508 67 8
21 Satchel Paige 21 58 58 8 19 0 3 0 1 1 0 .328 .328 .431 .759 25 0
22 Roy Parnell 22 299 275 41 86 19 7 6 12 9 14 .313 .346 .498 .844 137 10
23 Bill Perkins 32 253 232 30 54 3 7 2 8 2 10 .233 .264 .332 .596 77 11
24 Roy Poindexter 34 45 41 11 17 3 0 0 1 2 2 .415 .442 .488 .930 20 2
25 Harry Salmon* 33 56 51 4 8 0 1 0 1 0 1 .157 .173 .196 .369 10 4
26 Ray Sheppard? -- 190 177 23 51 10 4 3 4 6 2 .288 .296 .441 .737 78 11
27 Owen Smaulding? 28 20 20 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .250 .450 5 0 Stats for 3 teams
28 Sam Streeter 27 26 26 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .154 .192 .346 5 0 Stats for 2 teams
29 Sandy Thompson* -- 255 236 30 76 5 1 0 17 7 13 .322 .357 .352 .709 83 6 Stats for 2 teams
30 Charles Wesley? 31 127 121 15 33 4 1 0 3 1 2 .273 .285 .322 .607 39 4
31 Poindexter Williams 30 49 47 1 12 2 0 0 8 0 1 .255 .271 .298 .569 14 1
32 Jim Willis? -- 26 23 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .250 .261 .511 6 2 Stats for 2 teams
32 Players 28.0
* - 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? -- 9 6 .600 16 8 0 125.0 140 77 33 30 6 0 1.384 10.1 2.4 2.2 0.91
2 Nelson Dean? 29 5 15 .250 19 10 1 143.1 178 84 23 70 2 2 1.402 11.2 1.4 4.4 3.04 Stats for 2 teams
3 Hayes? -- 0 0 0 0 0 4.1 6 3 0 4 0 0 1.385 12.5 0.0 8.3
4 Jim Jeffries* 35 0 4 .000 4 2 0 41.0 47 28 17 8 0 1 1.561 10.3 3.7 1.8 0.47
5 William Nash? -- 5 7 .417 9 5 0 85.2 65 36 18 51 3 2 0.969 6.8 1.9 5.4 2.83
6 Satchel Paige 21 11 4 .733 14 9 1 126.0 103 41 20 108 2 2 0.976 7.4 1.4 7.7 5.40
7 Roy Poindexter 34 4 7 .364 12 5 0 93.1 114 63 27 39 1 0 1.511 11.0 2.6 3.8 1.44
8 Harry Salmon 33 9 6 .600 15 10 3 129.0 146 62 13 74 1 1 1.233 10.2 0.9 5.2 5.69
9 Owen Smaulding? 28 2 3 .400 8 3 0 47.0 66 33 12 13 0 0 1.660 12.6 2.3 2.5 1.08 Stats for 3 teams
10 Sam Streeter* 27 4 3 .571 7 7 0 61.1 67 46 19 35 1 0 1.402 9.8 2.8 5.1 1.84 Stats for 2 teams
11 Jim Willis? -- 2 6 .250 7 5 0 65.0 92 58 16 28 2 0 1.662 12.7 2.2 3.9 1.75 Stats for 2 teams
11 Players 29.1
* - 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
Jack Burton -- R R Unknown
Ant Cooper -- R R 5' 4.0" 165 Unknown
Nelson Dean 29 1899 Muskogee, OK, US
Lou Dials 24 L L 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 10, 1904 Hot Springs, AR, US
Giles -- Unknown
Red Haley -- L R 5' 8.0" 160 Unknown
Perry Hall 30 L R Apr 18, 1898 Hogansville, GA, US
Hayes -- Unknown
Jim Jeffries 35 L L May 18, 1893 Louisville, KY, US
John Johnson -- R L Unknown Jacksonville, FL, US
Reuben Jones -- L R Unknown
George McAllister 29 L L Oct 22, 1898
Lewis Means -- R R Unknown Atlanta, GA, US
Geechie Meredith 28 R R Oct 22, 1899 Jefferson County, AL, US
Morgan -- Unknown
A. Mullen -- Unknown
William Nash -- Unknown
Johnny Oden -- R R Unknown
Bill Owens 26 R R Nov 14, 1901 Haughville, IN, US
Satchel Paige 21 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Jul 7, 1906 Mobile, AL, US
Roy Parnell 22 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Sep 17, 1905 Austin, TX, US
Bill Perkins 32 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Feb 27, 1896 Gloucester, MA, US
Roy Poindexter 34 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1894 Washington, DC, US
Harry Salmon 33 L R 5' 10.0" 180 May 30, 1895 Warrior, AL, US
Ray Sheppard -- Unknown
Owen Smaulding 28 1900 Albuquerque, NM, US
Sam Streeter 27 R L 5' 7.0" 180 Sep 17, 1900 New Market, AL, US
Sandy Thompson -- L R Unknown
Charles Wesley 31 R Jul 4, 1896 Montgomery, AL, US
Poindexter Williams 30 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 10, 1897 AL, US
Jim Willis -- Unknown

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