Jesse Lawrence Barnes
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 170 lb.
- Debut July 30, 1915
- Final Game August 20, 1927
- Born August 26, 1892 in Perkins, OK USA
- Died September 9, 1961 in Santa Rosa, NM USA
Barnes began his big league career with the Boston Braves in 1915 and led the NL with 21 losses in 1917. Before the next season, he was traded to the New York Giants and his fortunes immediately improved. He led the NL with 25 wins in 1919 and had another 20-win season the next year. In 1921, he won 2 games in the World Series en route to a Giants championship. The next season, on May 7, 1922, he threw a no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Barnes was the older brother of pitcher Virgil Barnes, who was his teammate with the Giants. After Jesse was traded away, the brothers faced one another 10 times. A third brother, Clark Barnes, pitched in the minor leagues in the 1920s .
- NL Wins Leader (1919)
- NL Shutouts Leader (1924)
- 15 Wins Seasons: 4 (1919-1921 & 1924)
- 20 Wins Seasons: 2 (1919 & 1920)
- 25 Wins Seasons: 1 (1919)
- 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 8 (1917 & 1919-1925)
- Won two World Series with the New York Giants (1921 & 1922)