Red Barnes

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Red Barnes
Outfielder
Born: (1904-12-25)December 25, 1904
Suggsville, Alabama
Died: July 3, 1959(1959-07-03) (aged 54)
Mobile, Alabama
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 29, 1927, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
September 20, 1930, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average.269
Home runs8
Runs batted in97
Teams
Red Barnes
Redbarnes.jpg
Barnes depicted c. 1926
Alabama Crimson Tide
PositionHalfback/Quarterback
ClassGraduate
Career history
CollegeAlabama (1925–1926)
Bowl games
Personal information
Born:(1904-12-25)December 25, 1904
Suggsville, Alabama
Died:July 3, 1959(1959-07-03) (aged 54)
Mobile, Alabama
Weight172 lb (78 kg)
Career highlights and awards

Emile Deering Barnes (December 25, 1904 – July 3, 1959) was an American outfielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1927 through 1930 for the Washington Senators and Chicago White Sox. Listed at 5' 10", 158 lb., Barnes batted left handed and threw right handed. He was born in Suggsville, Alabama. His cousin, Sam Barnes, also played in the majors.[1]

Barnes posted a .269 batting average in 286 career games.[1] In between, he played in the Minor Leagues in all or parts of 14 seasons spanning 1927–1994, hitting .269 with 100 home runs in 1,413 games.[2]

Besides, Barnes was a quarterback for Wallace Wade's Alabama Crimson Tide football teams, starting in the 1927 Rose Bowl.[3]

Barnes died in 1959 in Mobile, Alabama, at the age of 54.[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Baseball Almanac
  2. ^ Baseball Reference
  3. ^ "Pasadena Clash Has National Grid Flavor". The Ogden Standard-Examiner. December 26, 1926. p. 13. Retrieved March 4, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access

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