Virgil Barnes

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Virgil Barnes
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Born: (1895-03-05)March 5, 1895
Ontario, Kansas
Died: July 24, 1958(1958-07-24) (aged 63)
Wichita, Kansas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 25, 1919, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
September 15, 1928, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 61-59
Earned run average 3.66
Strikeouts 275

Virgil Jennings Barnes (March 5, 1897 – July 24, 1958), was a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1919 to 1928. He played for the New York Giants from 1919 to 1928, and also played for the Boston Braves in 1928 after being traded to the Braves in mid-season. His brother Jesse also pitched in the major leagues and was Virgil's teammate on the Giants from 1919 through 1923. On September 24, 1922, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Rogers Hornsby hit two home runs, one off each brother, when both were pitching for the Giants.

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