Emile Deering Barnes
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10½", Weight 158 lb.
- School University of Alabama
- Debut September 29, 1927
- Final Game September 20, 1930
- Born December 25, 1903 in Suggsville, AL USA
- Died July 3, 1959 in Mobile, AL USA
Alabama native Red Barnes spent seventeen active seasons in professional baseball from 1927 to 1944. Barnes made his Major League debut with the Washington Senators on September 29, 1927. He was with the Capital City club until being traded to the Chicago White Sox on June 13, 1930 for Dave Harris. The outfielder finished out his big league career on September 20, 1930 after appearing in 286 games, with 836 at-bats and 225 base-hits for a .269 career batting average.
Barnes also spent fourteen years in the minor leagues, hitting over the .300 mark in twelve of the seasons. His highest numbers came in 1938 with the Danville Leafs of the Bi-State League when he hit for a .387 average with 15 home runs. Barnes also spent six of these seasons as a player-manager, ending his minor league career as manager of the Middletown Red Sox of the Ohio State League in 1944.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1937||Clarksdale Red Sox||Cotton States League||64-76||6th||Little Rock Travelers|
|1938||Danville Leafs||Bi-State League||63-55||4th||none||Lost League Finals|
|1939||Danville-Schoolfield Leafs||Bi-State League||70-44||1st||Boston Red Sox||League Champs|
|1940||Danville-Schoolfield Leafs||Bi-State League||59-58||4th||Boston Red Sox||Lost in 1st round|
|1941||Oneonta Indians||Canadian-American League||78-46||1st||Boston Red Sox||League Champs|
|1942||Oneonta Indians||Canadian-American League||68-56||4th||Boston Red Sox||League Champs|
|1944||Middletown Red Sox||Ohio State League||66-61||3rd||Boston Red Sox||Lost League Finals|