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1937 Birmingham Black Barons

1937 > Class Negro Majors > 1937 Negro American League
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Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: n/a
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1938

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 Fred Bankhead 24 49 49 5 18 1 1 0 0 1 0 .367 .367 .429 .796 21 0
2 Harry Barnes 21 45 45 8 12 3 1 0 3 1 0 .267 .267 .378 .644 17 0
3 Jack Bruton? -- 25 25 3 4 2 1 0 3 0 0 .160 .160 .320 .480 8 0
4 James Canada* 23 34 34 4 12 5 0 0 4 1 0 .353 .353 .500 .853 17 0
5 Elmer Carter 26 29 29 8 13 2 0 0 4 0 0 .448 .448 .517 .966 15 0
6 Melvin Coleman? -- 43 43 9 13 0 1 0 2 0 0 .302 .302 .349 .651 15 0
7 Elbert Eatmon? 22 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
8 Willie Ferrell -- 12 12 1 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833 6 0
9 Ben Henderson? -- 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0
10 Holston? -- 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
11 Alonzo Mitchell -- 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0
12 Dewitt Owens -- 66 66 4 17 1 1 0 5 2 0 .258 .258 .303 .561 20 0
13 Quicksley? -- 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0
14 Johnny Ray* 30 38 38 5 20 0 0 0 3 2 0 .526 .526 .526 1.053 20 0
15 Sullivan? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
16 Dave Whatley* 22 71 71 13 29 5 4 4 16 2 0 .408 .408 .761 1.169 54 0
17 Nish Williams 33 79 79 10 18 2 0 2 7 5 0 .228 .228 .329 .557 26 0
18 Parnell Woods 25 69 69 11 17 1 3 3 10 2 0 .246 .246 .478 .725 33 0
18 Players 25.8
* - 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 Jack Bruton? -- 3 3 .500 6 5 0 54.2 65 36 9 32 1 2 1.354 10.7 1.5 5.3 3.56
2 Elbert Eatmon? 22 0 1 .000 1 0 0 17.0 15 13 5 5 1 0 1.176 7.9 2.6 2.6 1.00
3 Fellows? -- 0 1 .000 1 0 0 8.1 11 14 1 4 0 0 1.440 11.9 1.1 4.3 4.00 Stats for 2 teams
4 Willie Ferrell -- 2 2 .500 4 3 0 31.0 35 25 6 9 1 0 1.323 10.2 1.7 2.6 1.50
5 Ben Henderson? -- 1 2 .333 3 1 0 16.2 23 19 6 10 1 0 1.740 12.4 3.2 5.4 1.67
6 Holston? -- 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 2 2 1 2 0 0 1.286 7.7 3.9 7.7 2.00
7 Herman Howard* -- 1 2 .333 3 2 0 24.0 32 23 6 9 1 0 1.583 12.0 2.2 3.4 1.50 Stats for 2 teams
8 Alonzo Mitchell -- 1 0 1.000 1 1 1 9.0 1 0 1 7 0 0 0.222 1.0 1.0 7.0 7.00
8 Players 22.0
* - 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
Fred Bankhead 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 22, 1912 Sulligent, AL, US
Harry Barnes 21 R R Aug 19, 1915 Highland, AL, US
Jack Bruton -- Unknown Cordova, AL, US
James Canada 23 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 9, 1914 Montgomery, AL, US
Elmer Carter 26 R R Apr 12, 1911 Dalton, MO, US
Melvin Coleman -- Unknown
Elbert Eatmon 22 Aug 8, 1914
Fellows -- Unknown
Willie Ferrell -- R R 5' 10.0" 165 Unknown Bessemer, AL, US
Ben Henderson -- Unknown
Holston -- Unknown
Herman Howard -- L L 5' 10.0" 195 Unknown
Clarence Lamar -- R R 5' 10.0" 145 Unknown
A.D. Lewis -- R L Unknown
Alonzo Mitchell -- R R 5' 10.0" 160 Unknown
Dewitt Owens -- R R Unknown
Quicksley -- Unknown
Johnny Ray 30 L R 5' 8.0" 160 Jan 8, 1907 Nashville, TN, US
Sullivan -- Unknown
Dave Whatley 22 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 10, 1914 Griffin, GA, US
Nish Williams 33 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 29, 1904 Atlanta, GA, US
Parnell Woods 25 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Feb 16, 1912 Birmingham, AL, US

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