Leonard Harold Barker
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 225 lb.
Born: July 27, 1955 in Fort Knox, KY
High Schools: Neshaminy HS (Langhorne, PA), Neshaminy HS (Trevose, PA) by the Drafted Texas Rangers in the 3rd round of the 1973 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 14, 1976 (Age 21)
vs. CAL 6.0 IP, 4 H, 1 SO, 4 BB, 4 ER Teams (by GP): Indians/Braves/Rangers/Brewers 1976-1987 Agents: Randy Hendricks,Alan Hendricks [*] Final Game: September 26, 1987 (Age 32)
About biographical information
News -- March 2014
3/1 The Flagrant Fan: Getting the job done in baseball: There are many passions in my life. I obviously love baseball. But there is also history, genealogy, gardening, golfing, the origin ... News -- February 2014
2/3 Indians Baseball Insider: Tribe Happenings: Weighing the risks of resigning Jimenez: Some news, notes and thoughts from my Indians notebook…
Is Jimenez worth the risk?
The Ubaldo Jimenez saga ... News -- January 2014
1/16 TheMLBNation.com: Hafner to Coach for Notre Dame College; Continue Playing: Former Cleveland Indians’ designated hitter Travis Hafner has become a member of the baseball coaching staff at Notre Dame ...
1/16 Indians Baseball Insider: MLB News and Notes: Kershaw gets unparalleled extension: In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also ...
1/15 Bleeding Yankee Blue: TRAVIS HAFNER GOES BACK TO SCHOOL: Big news for Travis Hafner fans. He has accepted a position at Notre Dame College. He'll be part of the coaching staff. ... News -- December 2013
12/11 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Catching Up With Rick Manning: Rick Manning just might be the ultimate Cleveland Indian. Manning was drafted by them, played for them, and now has been a television ... News -- November 2013
11/27 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Catching Up With Brook Jacoby: Ever wonder what a Major League hitting coach does in his free time? According to Cincinnati Reds hitting instructor and former ... News -- October 2013
10/11 Indians Baseball Insider: Tribe Madness: 128-player tourney to determine greatest Indian: Who's the best?
"My favorite Indian could beat your favorite Indian!!!" FellerFan says.
"No way, Rocky Colavito would ... News -- September 2013
9/26 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Flick Statue Dedicated in Bedford: BEDFORD – Elmer Flick has taken his place in the town square. Flick, a Bedford native and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, ...
9/4 Indians Baseball Insider: Living in the moment is hard at the Corner of Carnegie & Ontario: It’s hard to live in the moment here at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario.
To be a Cleveland Indians’ fan often ... News -- August 2013
8/28 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: August 28, 1983: The Indians trade pitcher Len Barker to the Braves for Rick Behenna, cash, and two players to be named later. The two turn out ... News -- July 2013
7/22 Tribe Daily: Morning Rundown: Masterson Takes No-Hit Bid Into 7th; Tribe Say No to Garza:
Len Barker is still the man. The Indians will have to wait a little longer for a no-hitter. It looked as good of a chance as ...
7/21 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Masterson Flirts With No-No, Earns Big Win; Indians 7, Twins 1: The story of the day Sunday at Target Field was Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Justin Masterson. The Indians’ All-Star ... News -- May 2013
5/15 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: May 15, 1981: The Indians’ Len Barker pitches a perfect game as the Tribe defeat Toronto by a score of 3 – 0 before just 7,290 ... News -- April 2013
4/4 Indians Baseball Insider: Offense struggles as Mets top Aeros 2-1: AKRON, OH -- Danny Salazar admitted at media day on Tuesday that he had a few butterflies about getting the Opening ... News -- February 2013
2/11 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: February 11, 1953: Compiled by Jason Kaminski Future Cleveland Indian Tom Veryzer is born on this date in 1953 in Port Jefferson, New York. Veryzer ... News -- December 2012
12/22 Bronx Baseball Daily: Classic Yankees: Brian Doyle:
Some players are legends, with many moments over their careers that stand out, while others long for that one brief shining ...
12/18 Mets360.com: Sandy Alderson’s Evolving Plan And The Model He Seems To Be Following: Fare thee well, R.A. Dickey. You were a terrific pitcher while you were here, and are an even better human being wherever you ... News -- November 2012
11/26 Southside Showdown: Random White Sox Cards: ’87 Ron Hassey: If you’re at all like me, I presume that in your youth you collected baseball cards. The total collection I accrued as a young ...
11/26 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: November 26, 1950: Compiled by Jason Kaminski Former Cleveland Indians outfielder Jorge Orta is born on this date 62 years ago in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, ...
11/6 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: The Top 20 Moments in Jacobs Field History: Ervin Santana’s No-Hitter: The 2013 season will mark the 20th year of baseball at Progressive (ie Jacobs) Field. It’s been a relatively short history ... News -- August 2012
8/1 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: TOP 5: Best Trade Deadline Deals in Cleveland Indians History: By Jason Kaminski Now that the trade deadline has come and gone let’s take a look back at some of the best deals the Cleveland ... News -- May 2012
5/25 60ft6in.com: Cy Vuck?: Is Pete Vuckovich the worst Cy Young Award winner in history? Recently, I posted an article about the 1987 NL Cy Young winner ...
5/15 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: May 15, 1981: Compiled by Jason Kaminski The Indians’ Len Barker pitches the 9th perfect game in 20th century major league history, ...
5/7 High Heat Stats: Humber stumbles again: In a prior post, we saw that a rough outing after a perfect game was not uncommon. But Philip Humber has now pitched three times ... News -- April 2012
4/27 High Heat Stats: After a perfect game, few gems: Thursday night in Chicago, the BoSox raked Philip Humber for 9 earned runs in 5 IP, saddling him with a 17 Game Score. Is that ...
4/22 WasWatching: Fewest Career Wins Of Perfect Game Pitchers: With perfect games since 1918 - Rk Player W From To Age G GS L IP ERA ERA+ 1 Philip Humber 12 2006 2012 23-29 56 30 10 228.2 3.90 ... News -- April 2011
4/14 B-R Blog: Unlikely No-Hit Pitchers: One of the fun new things we can do with the PI is to sort the results of a game-finder search by a season finder. Here are all ... News -- October 2010
10/8 MLBTradeRumors: Jack Of All Trades: Bobby Bonds: One of my favorite parts of Ken Burns' The Tenth Inning was the reminder of just how talented Bobby Bonds was. The 461 stolen ... News -- September 2010
9/27 MLBTradeRumors: Remembering The 1983 Trade Deadline: Ah, the sweet summer of 1983. Sally Ride became the first woman in space. Vanessa Williams was named Miss America. And a little ... News -- May 2010
5/30 B-R Blog: Roy Halladay’s perfect game: Well as you must know by now, Roy Halladay pitched a perfect game yesterday. This game goes right to the top of his list of best ...
5/9 B-R Blog: Perfect Dallas – Part 1: I don't have time for a detailed post right now, but here is a list to start you off.
Dallas Braden's perfect game today was ...