December 1, 1900|
Ossining, New York
|Died: November 17, 1980
Mineola, New York
|September 24, 1923, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 24, 1924, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
Everett Duane "Eppie" Barnes (December 1, 1900 – November 17, 1980) was an American baseball and basketball player. He played as an infielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates during the 1923 and 1924 baseball seasons. He is a member of the Colgate Athletics Hall of Honor, the United Savings-Helms Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame, the American Association of Baseball Coaches, and a 1966 inductee to the College Baseball Hall of Fame.
From 1928 to 1936, he was the regular first baseman for the semipro Brooklyn Bushwicks baseball team. In 1930, he was a pitcher for the Sunrise Trails, and in 1939 played briefly with the Springfield Greys.
Barnes also participated in basketball for pay in the Central New York and Long Island areas. He played for the Utica Knights of Columbus and the Syracuse Alhambras during the 1922–23 seasons and played with the Rockville Centre Firemen during the 1932–33 season. Barnes, born in Ossining, New York, was a graduate of Erasmus Hall High School and Colgate University.
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