Bob Barrett (baseball)
January 27, 1899|
|Died: January 18, 1982
|April 30, 1923, for the Chicago Cubs|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 1, 1929, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Runs batted in||86|
Early life and education
Robert Schley Barrett was one of seven children born to Robert Pittman Barrett and Lenora Jett Barrett in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended English Avenue Elementary School and Boys High School, finishing his education after the tenth grade.
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Barrett married the former Ruby Irene Brewer on February 13, 1924. He had at least two children, Robert Schley Barrett, Jr. (1927–1982) and Betty Marlene "Betts" Barrett (1934–2015). He became a steamfitter after his retirement from baseball, and died at the age of 82 in Atlanta. He had one granddaughter, Terri Lynn Barrett
- Nowlin, Bill. "Bob Barrett". SABR Baseball Biography Project. Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved 2 August 2015.
- Birth and death dates taken from the Social Security Death Index and the Barrett family grave at Westview Cemetery in Atlanta.
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