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Charlie Barber

Charles D. Barber

Position: Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 148 lb.

Born: 1854 in Philadelphia, PA (All Transactions)
Debut: April 17, 1884 (Age 30, 682nd in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1884 season [*]
Team: Reds 1884

Last Game: August 10, 1884 (Age 30)
Died: November 23, 1910 in Philadelphia, PA
Buried: Body donated to medical science
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Standard Batting

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1884 30 COR UA 55 215 204 38 41 1 4 0 11 .201 .242 .245 .487 57 50 5
1 Yr 55 215 204 38 41 1 4 0 11 .201 .242 .245 .487 57 50
162 Game Avg. 162 633 601 112 121 3 12 0 32 .201 .242 .245 .487 57 147

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1884 30 COR UA 55 215 -11 0 0 3 2 -6 -0.4 0 -6 -0.4 .490 .497 -0.8 0.6 -9 5
1 Season 55 215 -11 0 0 3 2 -6 -0.4 0 -6 -0.4 .490 .497 -0.8 0.6 -9

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1884 COR UA 30 3B 55 497.0 215 68 112 35 4 .837 3.26 3.27 .777 3.14 3.02
1 Season 3B 55 497.0 215 68 112 35 4 .837 3.26 3.27 .777 3.14 3.02
1 Season TOT 55 497.0 215 68 112 35 4 .837 3.26 3.27 .777 3.14 3.02
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
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Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1930 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1930 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1930 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1913 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1930 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1913) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1930 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Def. Games as 3B s c a p y
1884 UA  55 (5th)

Putouts as 3B s c a p y
1884 UA  68 (5th)

Assists as 3B s c a p y
1884 UA  112 (5th)

Errors Committed as 3B s c a p y
1884 UA  35 (5th)

Range Factor/9Inn as 3Bs c a p y
1884 UA  3.26 (3rd)

Range Factor/Game as 3B s c a p y
1884 UA  3.27 (2nd)



  • January, 1884: Purchased by the Cincinnati Outlaw Reds from Fort Wayne (Northwestern). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)
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