Brian Barkley

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Brian Barkley
Born: (1975-12-08) December 8, 1975 (age 41)
Conroe, Texas
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
May 28, 1998, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1998, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Win-Loss record 0–0
Earned run average 9.82
Innings pitched 11

Brian Edward Barkley (born December 8, 1975) is an American physician and a former professional baseball player. The 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), 180 lb (82 kg) left-hander was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who worked in six games pitched for the Boston Red Sox in the 1998 season.

Early Life & Baseball Career[edit]

Barkley was born in Conroe, Texas and graduated from Midway High School in Waco, Texas.[1] He was drafted by the Red Sox in the 5th round of the 1994 Major League Baseball Draft, and played his first game on May 28, 1998.[2]

In his one-season career, Barkley posted an 0-0 record with two strikeouts, 16 hits allowed (including two home runs and nine bases on balls in 11 innings pitched).[3]

Barkley is the grandson of Red Barkley, who played for the St. Louis Browns, Boston Bees and Brooklyn Dodgers between 1937 and 1943.[4]

Medical Career[edit]

Brian attended the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and he graduated in 2013. He went on to do a residency in pediatrics at the Baylor Scott & White Hospital located in Temple, Texas, where he served as a chief resident in his final year. He is currently practicing in Waco.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Brian Barkley Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 21, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Brian Barkley". Retrieved November 21, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Brian Barkley His minor league career extended from 1994–2000, all in the Red Sox' organization.". Retrieved November 21, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Red Barkley". Retrieved November 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Heart of Texas Pediatrics". Retrieved December 23, 2016. 

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