Charlie Barnabe

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Charles Edward Barnabe

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Biographical Information[edit]

Colorado native Charlie Barnabe spent seventeen active seasons in professional baseball from 1920 to 1938. He pitched a full season in the major leagues with the Chicago White Sox in 1927 and for one month in 1928. The left-hander made 24 appearances during his stay in the big leagues and finished up with an 0-7 record and a 5.48 ERA.

Charlie's fifteen active seasons in the minor leagues saw him appear with twelve teams in six leagues with ten double-digit winning seasons. In two seasons, he hit the coveted 20-win mark or better. His first was a 22-12 number, coming in 1925 with the Evansville Pocketeers of the class B Three-I League and his second was with the Little Rock Travelers of the class A Southern Association with a 20-13 record in 1932.

Barnabe ended his minor league career in 1938 managing the Big Spring Barons of the West Texas-New Mexico League to a 58-71 record. This was it for Barnabe and he concluded his minor league pitching career with a 173-116 record in 324 games.

Barnabe died August 16, 1977 at a hospital in Waco, TX and is interred at Rosemound Cemetery in Waco. Charles Edward Barnabe was 77 years of age.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1938 Big Spring Barons West Texas-New Mexico League 58-71 5th

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