From BR Bullpen
Jesse Lee Barfield
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 205 lb.
- High School Joliet Central High School
- Debut September 3, 1981
- Final Game June 17, 1992
- Born October 29, 1959 in Joliet, IL USA
 Biographical Information
Known for his home run power and his excellent defense, outfielder Jesse Barfield played for the Toronto Blue Jays for almost a decade.
Barfield was signed as the ninth round of the 1977 amateur draft by the Blue Jays and scout Robert Engle. He earned his first look at major league ball with a September call-up in 1981. He hit 18 homers in 1982 and 27 in 1983 but in 1984 saw less playing time with George Bell taking over in right. Bell moved to left in 1985, and Barfield became the regular rightfielder, hitting .289 with 27 home runs, 84 RBIs, and 22 stolen bases as the Jays won their first AL East title.
Barfield had his best year in 1986, when he hit .289 with 108 RBIs. and led the American League with 40 homers. Additionally that season, he was an All-Star and won a Gold Glove. He added another Gold Glove the following year
He is the father of second baseman Josh Barfield, and minor league outfielder Jeremy Barfield. Both Jesse and Josh have been teammates with David Wells. In 2006, Barfield was taken to the hospital with a head injury after an altercation with Jeremy  who was 18-years-old at the time.
 Notable Achievements
- AL All-Star (1986)
- 2-time AL Gold Glove Winner (1986 & 1987)
- AL Silver Slugger Award Winner (1986)
- AL Home Runs Leader (1986)
- 20-Home Run Seasons: 6 (1983, 1985-1987, 1989 & 1990)
- 30-Home Run Seasons: 1 (1986)
- 40-Home Run Seasons: 1 (1986)
- 100 RBI Seasons: 1 (1986)
- 100 Runs Scored Seasons: 1 (1986)