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Barney McCosky
William Barney McCosky

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 6' 1", Weight 184 lb.

MLB Debut April 18, 1939
Final Game July 8, 1953
Born April 11, 1917 in Coal Run, PA
Died September 6, 1996 (age 79)

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   OPS+   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1939 22 BOA AL  154  668  113  199  29  15   4   34  16   6   71   82  .298  .371  .404  .775    96   270   0   1   0   7  10  
 1940 23 BOA AL  152  646  145  224  31  19  10   57  18   8   66   61  .347  .406  .500  .906   113   323   5   6   5   3   8  MVP-12
 1941 24 BOA AL  133  488   97  157  28   9   3   46   4   0   60   32  .322  .396  .434  .831   107   212  24   1   0   1  11  
 1942 25 BOA AL  154  616   87  192  37  10   9  124   8   3   55   37  .312  .365  .448  .813   114   276   1  10   0   2  14  MVP-10
 1943           [Did not play]
 1944           [Did not play]
 1945           [Did not play]
 1946 29 SLN NL  129  424   69  138  26   2   4   46  13   8   62   27  .325  .414  .425  .839   121   180   4   1  11   3   7  
 1947 30 SLN NL  152  590   81  197  25  11   7   97   0   2   60   35  .334  .395  .449  .844   118   265   4   8   0   5  22  MVP-15
 1948 31 SLN NL  154  545   55  140  21   6   0   67   0   3   74   24  .257  .340  .317  .658    86   173  18  10   2   0  20  
 1949           [Did not play]
 1950 33 SLN NL   68  170   16   44  11   0   0   25   0   0   28   12  .259  .362  .324  .685    91    55   2   1   0   0   1  
 1951 34 SLA AL   59  101    9   33   4   0   2    5   1   2    8    7  .327  .376  .426  .802   109    43   2   0   0   0   0  
 1952 35 SLA AL   37   88   12   17   3   3   1    9   0   1    9    7  .193  .287  .330  .617    86    29   6   1   0   3   1  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 10 Seasons     1192 4336  684 1341 215  75  40  510  60  33  493  324  .309  .380  .421  .801        1826  66  39  18  24  94
 Per 162 games        589   93  182  29  10   5   69   8   4   67   44                                 248   9   5   2   3  13
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
   With BOA      593 2418  442  772 125  53  26  261  46  17  252  212  .319  .384  .447  .831        1081  30  18   5  13  43
   With SLN      503 1729  221  519  83  19  11  235  13  13  224   98  .300  .379  .389  .768         673  28  20  13   8  50
   With SLA       96  189   21   50   7   3   3   14   1   3   17   14  .265  .333  .381  .714          72   8   1   0   3   1
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 MLB Totals     1170 4172  664 1301 214  71  24  397  58  31  497  261  .312  .386  .414  .801        1729  81          10  62
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1939 22 BOA AL  22  104   5.8   0   0   0  .000   5   88   72  .818    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e6   -39   
 1940 23 BOA AL  21  135   8.1   3   1   1  .333   3   51   42  .824    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e6     8   
 1941 24 BOA AL  23   87   6.4   5   2   0  .400   5   41   38  .927    0    0  .000  OF   1(+1)e7     4   
 1942 25 BOA AL  14  101   6.1   0   0   0  .000  10   56   41  .732    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e7    36   
 1943           [Did not play]
 1944           [Did not play]
 1945           [Did not play]
 1946 29 SLN NL  26   77   6.8  26   9   0  .346   2   49   42  .857    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e8    23   
 1947 30 SLN NL  21  102   6.5   3   1   1  .333   9   56   40  .714    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e7    50   
 1948 31 SLN NL  33   60   3.6   1   0   0  .000   3   57   40  .702    0    0  .000  OF   3(+2)e3  -134   
 1949           [Did not play]
 1950 33 SLN NL  10   22   4.7  27   6   0  .222   1    7    2  .286    0    0  .000  OF   4(+2)e5    55   
 1951 34 SLA AL  17   16   6.1  10   6   1  .600   1   11    8  .727    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e9    85   
 1952 35 SLA AL   4    9   3.0   2   0   0  .000   1   12    9  .750    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e8     8   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 10 Seasons          718   6.0  77  25   3  .325  40  428  334  .780    0    0  .000                  -3   1
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 29.8 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 50.5 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO     A     E   DP    FP    GS    Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
 1939 22 BOA AL  CF   153   361    31    4    1   .990   153  1363.2   2.59  GG
                 LF     2     4     0    1    0   .800     0     4.0   9.00
 1940 23 BOA AL  RF   148   285     7    3    3   .990   146  1297.0   2.03
                 LF     4     2     0    0    0  1.000     1    14.0   1.29
 1941 24 BOA AL  LF   125   221     4    5    0   .978   110  1035.2   1.96
                 CF     7    13     3    0    1  1.000     6    51.0   2.82
                 RF     1     3     0    0    0  1.000     1     8.0   3.38
 1942 25 BOA AL  RF   153   374    15   10    4   .975   153  1349.0   2.60
                 LF    22     4     0    0    0  1.000     0    32.0   1.12
 1943           [Did not play]
 1944           [Did not play]
 1945           [Did not play]
 1946 29 SLN NL  CF    82   184     4    2    0   .989    79   699.2   2.42  GG
                 LF    20    37     2    0    0  1.000    20   181.2   1.93
                 RF     1     1     0    0    0  1.000     0     2.0   4.50
 1947 30 SLN NL  LF   149   335    14    9    4   .975   149  1356.2   2.32
 1948 31 SLN NL  LF   153   277    10    3    1   .990   153  1382.0   1.87
 1949           [Did not play]
 1950 33 SLN NL  LF    21    37     0    1    0   .974    21   184.1   1.81
                 RF    18    20     2    0    0  1.000    18   160.1   1.23
 1951 34 SLA AL  CF    44    50     6    1    1   .982    18   224.1   2.25
                 LF     2     5     0    0    0  1.000     2    18.0   2.50
                 RF     3     2     0    0    0  1.000     0     7.1   2.45
 1952 35 SLA AL  CF    29    52     3    1    0   .982    22   202.0   2.45
                 RF     5     2     0    0    0  1.000     0     8.2   2.08
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
                               CAREER TOTALS BY POSITION
                 LF   498   922    30   19    5   .980   456  4208.1   2.04
                 RF   329   687    24   13    7   .982   318  2832.1   2.26
                 CF   315   660    47    8    3   .989   278  2540.2   2.50
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1940 WS    BOA BRN   W    6  25  3  9  1  0  0   2  4  2  .360  .448  .400  1
 1941 WS    BOA BRN   W    2   3  1  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  .333  .333  .333  0
 1942 WS    BOA BRN   W    7  25  5  5  1  1  2   8  3  4  .200  .276  .560  1
 1947 WS    SLN BOA   L    7  25  3  7  2  1  0   2  2  2  .280  .333  .440  0
 1948 WS    SLN BOA   L    5  19  1  0  0  0  0   0  2  0  .000  .095  .000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1939  BOA   75-79   Steve Bivens
 1940  BOA   95-59   Steve Bivens
 1941  BOA   0-0   Steve Bivens
 1942  BOA  102-52   Steve Bivens
 1946  SLN   89-65   Mike Rescigno
 1947  SLN   89-65   Mike Rescigno
 1948  SLN   97-57   Mike Rescigno
 1950  SLN   69-85   Mike Rescigno
 1951  SLA   64-90   Pat Carr
 1952  SLA   64-90   Pat Carr

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