Red Barkley

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Red Barkley
Born: (1912-09-19)September 19, 1912
Childress, Texas
Died: December 12, 2000(2000-12-12) (aged 88)
Waco, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 2, 1937, for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
August 14, 1943, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB statistics
AVG. .264
HR 0
R 21

John Duncan (Red) Barkley (September 19, 1912 – December 12, 2000) was a backup infielder in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Browns (1937), Boston Bees (1939) and Brooklyn Dodgers (1943). A native of Childress, Texas, Barkley batted and threw right-handed. He is the grandfather of Brian Barkley, who pitched with the Boston Red Sox.

In a three-season career, Barkley was a .264 hitter without home runs and 21 runs batted in in 63 games played.

Barkley died in Waco, Texas, at the age of 88.

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