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Jesse Barber

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Jesse Barber
Born: (1888-01-05)January 5, 1888
Charlottesville, Virginia
Died: October 21, 1959(1959-10-21) (aged 71)
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Batted: Left
Threw: Right
Negro league baseball debut
1909, for the Philadelphia Giants
Last appearance
1926, for the Philadelphia Giants

Jesse Bernard "Phantom" Barber (January 5, 1888 – October 21, 1959) was an American baseball outfielder in the Negro leagues. He played from 1909 to 1926 with several teams.

1919 Chicago American Giants

Barber played the majority of his career with the Bacharach Giants, Philadelphia Giants, and Chicago American Giants.[2]

He died at the age of 71 in Bridgeport, Connecticut.


  1. ^ "BEARS ROMP AWAY FROM GIANTS 8 TO 1" The San Diego Union, San Diego, CA, Monday Morning, December 30, 1912, Page 8, Column 1
  2. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6.

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