Dick Barrett (baseball)

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Dick Barrett
Dick Barrett baseball.jpeg
Pitcher
Born: (1906-09-28)September 28, 1906
Montoursville, Pennsylvania
Died: October 30, 1966(1966-10-30) (aged 60)
Seattle, Washington
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 27, 1933 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1945 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Win–loss record 35–58
Earned run average 4.28
Strikeouts 271
Teams

Tracy Souter Barrett [Kewpie Dick] (September 28, 1906 – October 30, 1966) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played between 1933 and 1945 for the Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies. Listed at 5' 9", 175 lb., Barrett batted and threw right-handed. A native of Montoursville, Pennsylvania, he attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Barrett had a very long minor league career spanning 21 seasons from 1926 to 1953. He played for a large number of minor teams during that time:

  • Williamsport Grays (1925, 1926)
  • Scottdale Scotties (1926, 1927)
  • Albany Senators (1928, 1929, 1934)
  • Binghampton Triplets (1928)
  • Jersey City Skeeters (1929, 1930)
  • Wilkes-Barre Barons (1929, 1930, 1931)
  • Chambersburg Young Yanks (1929)
  • Elmira Colonels (1931)
  • Elmira Red Wings (1932)
  • Houston Buffaloes (1932)
  • Seattle Indians (1935,1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1949, 1941, 1942)
  • Portland Beavers (1946)
  • Seattle Raniers (1947, 1948, 1949)
  • San Diego Padres (1949, 1950)
  • Hollywood Stars (1950)
  • Victoria Athletics (1951)
  • Yakima Bears (1951)
  • Vancouver Capilanos (1953)


In a five-season major league career, Barrett posted a 35-58 record with 271 strikeouts and a 4.28 ERA in 141 appearances, including 91 starts, 32 complete games, three shutouts, two saves, and 729.0 innings of work.[1] In the minor leagues, Barrett won 325 games in a 24 season career.[2]

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