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1945 New York Black Yankees

1945 > Class Negro Majors > 1945 Negro National League
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Represented: New York, NY
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Other Years: 1944 / 1946

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 Emery Adams 34 24 22 1 8 1 0 0 2 0 2 .364 .417 .409 .826 9 0
2 Rufus Baker 26 32 29 6 5 1 0 0 1 0 2 .172 .226 .207 .433 6 1
3 Marvin Barker -- 64 58 9 21 4 0 1 6 3 4 .362 .403 .483 .886 28 2
4 Ted Christopher -- 8 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .286 .375 .286 .661 2 0
5 Martin Crue* -- 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0
6 Percy Forrest 27 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0
7 Alphonso Gerard* 29 53 49 5 12 2 2 0 5 0 4 .245 .302 .367 .669 18 0
8 Walter Hardy 18 29 24 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 .083 .241 .083 .325 2 0
9 Herbert Holmes? 28 21 21 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 .190 .190 .190 .381 4 0
10 Johnny Johnson -- 7 6 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 .167 .167 .500 .667 3 1
11 William Kelly 47 6 6 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .667 1.167 4 0
12 Robert Mack? -- 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
13 Felix McLaurin# 23 54 52 7 14 1 0 1 5 1 1 .269 .283 .346 .629 18 1
14 Pete McQueen -- 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0
15 Leroy Miller -- 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0
16 Bill Perkins 49 44 41 5 8 0 0 0 4 1 2 .195 .233 .195 .428 8 1
17 Pitts? -- 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 2 0
18 Ponds? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
19 George Scales 44 31 28 2 5 0 1 0 2 0 2 .179 .233 .250 .483 7 1
20 Dickie Seay 40 17 15 2 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .267 .313 .267 .579 4 1
21 John Stanley* 40 31 30 1 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 5 1
22 James Starks -- 17 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .118 .118 .235 2 0
22 Players 33.0
* - 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 Emery Adams 34 0 1 .000 1 1 0 9.0 12 7 1 3 0 0 1.444 12.0 1.0 3.0 3.00
2 Willie Burns* 29 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 3 4 0 1 0 5.000 9.0 36.0 0.0 0.00
3 Martin Crue* -- 0 0 1 0 0 8.1 7 4 2 7 0 0 1.080 7.6 2.2 7.6 3.50
4 Percy Forrest 27 0 1 .000 1 0 0 6.2 8 6 0 3 0 0 1.200 10.8 0.0 4.0
5 Johnny Johnson -- 1 0 1.000 1 1 0 16.0 15 5 3 3 0 0 1.125 8.4 1.7 1.7 1.00
6 Robert Mack? -- 0 4 .000 4 2 0 33.1 36 34 17 11 0 0 1.590 9.7 4.6 3.0 0.65
7 Ponds? -- 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.500 13.5 0.0 0.0
8 Claude Poole? -- 0 1 .000 2 1 0 13.1 17 6 3 4 0 0 1.500 11.5 2.0 2.7 1.33 Stats for 2 teams
9 Tom Roberts -- 0 1 .000 1 1 0 9.0 10 8 2 4 0 0 1.333 10.0 2.0 4.0 2.00
10 John Stanley* 40 7 6 .538 12 6 1 105.2 105 53 17 64 0 2 1.155 8.9 1.4 5.5 3.76
10 Players 38.6
* - 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
Emery Adams 34 R R 5' 8.0" 160 1911 Collierville, TN, US
Rufus Baker 26 R R Sep 20, 1918 Bridgeport, CT, US
Marvin Barker -- R R 5' 9.0" 175 Unknown
Willie Burns 29 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 12, 1916 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Ted Christopher -- R R Unknown
Thad Christopher 32 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 24, 1912 Tampa, FL, US
Martin Crue -- L L Unknown
Percy Forrest 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 8, 1917 Harlem, NY, US
Alphonso Gerard 29 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 22, 1916 St. Croix, VI
Walter Hardy 18 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1927 Tampa, FL, US
Herbert Holmes 28 Jan 30, 1917 Newburyport, MA, US
Johnny Johnson -- R R 5' 11.0" 170 Unknown Akron, OH, US
William Kelly 47 R R 5' 10.0" 155 1898 Chambersburg, PA, US
Robert Mack -- Unknown
Felix McLaurin 23 S R 5' 9.0" 185 Sep 5, 1921 Jacksonville, FL, US
Pete McQueen -- R R Unknown
Leroy Miller -- R R Unknown Alcoa, TN, US
Robert Palm 30 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 6, 1914 Clarendon, AR, US
Bill Perkins 49 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Feb 27, 1896 Gloucester, MA, US
Pitts -- Unknown
Ponds -- Unknown
Claude Poole -- Unknown
Tom Roberts -- R R 5' 10.0" 175 Unknown
George Scales 44 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Aug 16, 1900 Talladega, AL, US
Dickie Seay 40 R R 5' 8.0" 155 Nov 30, 1904 West New York, NJ, US
Jake Spearman 34 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1911 Arkadelphia, AR, US
John Stanley 40 L L 5' 11.0" 215 1905 King's County, MD, US
James Starks -- R R 6' 2.0" 225 Unknown Newark, NJ, US
Willie Wells 39 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Aug 10, 1905 Austin, TX, US

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