Red Barnes

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Red Barnes
Barnes depicted c. 1926
Alabama Crimson Tide
Position Halfback/Quarterback
Class Graduate
Career history
College Alabama (1925–1926)
Bowl games
Personal information
Date of birth (1904-12-25)December 25, 1904
Place of birth Suggsville, Alabama
Date of death July 3, 1959(1959-07-03) (aged 54)
Place of death Mobile, Alabama
Weight 172 lb (78 kg)
Career highlights and awards
Red Barnes
Born: (1904-12-25)December 25, 1904
Suggsville, Alabama
Died: July 3, 1959(1959-07-03) (aged 54)
Mobile, Alabama
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 29, 1927 for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
September 20, 1930 for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .269
Home runs 8
Runs batted in 97

Emile Deering "Red" Barnes (December 25, 1904 - July 3, 1959) was an American professional baseball outfielder with Washington Senators and the Chicago White Sox from 1927-1930. He had a .269 career batting average in 286 career games. Barnes was also a quarterback for Wallace Wade's Alabama Crimson Tide football teams, starting in the 1927 Rose Bowl.[1] He was born in Suggsville, Alabama and died in Mobile, Alabama.

He was the cousin of former major leaguer Sam Barnes.


  1. ^ "Pasadena Clash Has National Grid Flavor". The Ogden Standard-Examiner. December 26, 1926. p. 13. Retrieved March 4, 2015 – via  open access publication - free to read

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