Bernardo Baró

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Bernardo Baró
Born: (1896-01-27)January 27, 1896
Cárdenas, Cuba
Died: June 10, 1930(1930-06-10) (aged 34)
Batted: Left
Threw: Left
Negro leagues debut
1916, for the Cuban Stars (East)
Last Negro leagues appearance
1929, for the Cuban Stars (East)
Negro leagues[a] statistics
Batting average.311
Home runs16
Runs batted in205
Win–loss record2–5
Earned run average5.60
Member of the Cuban
Baseball Hall of Fame

Bernardo Baró (February 27, 1896 – June 10, 1930) was a Cuban professional baseball player in the Negro leagues and the Cuban League. Primarily an outfielder, he also played some games as a pitcher or an infielder. He played for the Cuban Stars (West) and the Cuban Stars (East) in the Negro leagues and Almendares, San Francisco Park and Habana in the Cuban League from 1915 to 1929.

Baró led the Cuban League in batting average in 1922/23 with an average of .401. He ranks fifth all-time in Cuban League career batting average with an average of .311. In 1945 he was elected to the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame.[3]


  1. ^ On December 16, 2020, Major League Baseball declared the Negro leagues, from the span of 1920–1948, to be a "Major League".[1] Baró's statistics reflect his time in the Negro leagues from 1920–1921 and from 1923 until the end of his career.


  1. ^ "MLB officially designates the Negro Leagues as 'Major League'". December 16, 2020. Retrieved August 7, 2023.
  2. ^ "Cuban Stars Defeat St. Louis Giants, 9-6" St. Louis Globe-Democrat, St. Louis, Missouri, July 8, 1920, Page 8
  3. ^ Figueredo, Jorge S. (2003), Cuban Baseball: A Statistical History, 1878–1961, Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, p. 145, 484, 502, 508, ISBN 0-7864-1250-X

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