Al Barks

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Al Barks
First baseman
Born: (1936-06-30)June 30, 1936
Norfolk, Virginia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Professional debut
Negro league baseball: 1957 for the New York Black Yankees
Last professional appearance
1968 for the Norfolk Tigers

Alfred "Al" Barks (born June 30, 1936 in Norfolk, Virginia) was an African American baseball first baseman in the Negro Leagues. Barks attended St. Joseph High School in Norfolk, Virginia. Barks then went on the play for the New York Black Yankees in 1957. Barks played for the Norfolk Tigers from 1958 to 1968.[1]