Barney Mussill

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Barney Mussill
Born: (1919-10-01)October 1, 1919
Bower Hill, Pennsylvania
Died: January 27, 2013(2013-01-27) (aged 93)[1]
Detroit, Michigan
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 20, 1944, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
July 26, 1944, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0-1
Earned run average 6.05
Strikeouts 5

Bernard James Mussill (October 1, 1919 – January 27, 2013) was a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1944. The rookie left-hander stood 6'1" and weighed 200 lbs. He was born in Bower Hill, Pennsylvania.

Mussill is one of many ballplayers who only appeared in the major leagues during World War II. He made his major league debut on April 20, 1944 in a home game against the Brooklyn Dodgers at Shibe Park. His season and career totals include 16 games pitched, all in relief, a 0-1 record with 8 games finished, 13 earned runs allowed in 19.1 innings, and an ERA of 6.05.


  1. ^ "Michigan Death Notices » from". Retrieved 2013-01-30. 

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