Red Barnes

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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
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

Emile Deering Barnes (December 25, 1904 – July 3, 1959) was an American outfielder jn Major League Baseball who played from 1927 through 1930 for the Washington Senators and Chicago White Sox. Listed at 5' 10", 158 lb., Barnes batted left handed and threw right handed. He was born in Suggsville, Alabama. His cousin, Sam Barnes, also played in the majors.[1]

Barnes posted a .269 batting average in 286 career games.[1] In between, he played in the Minor Leagues in all or parts of 14 seasons spanning 1927–1994, hitting .269 with 100 home runs in 1,413 games.[2]

Besides, Barnes was a quarterback for Wallace Wade's Alabama Crimson Tide football teams, starting in the 1927 Rose Bowl.[3]

Barnes died in 1959 in Mobile, Alabama, at the age of 55.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Baseball Almanac
  2. ^ Baseball Reference
  3. ^ "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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