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Jack Barry
John Joseph Barry

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 5' 9", Weight 158 lb.
School College of the Holy Cross

Debut July 13, 1908
Final Game June 23, 1919
Born April 26, 1887 in Meriden, CT
Died April 23, 1961 in Shrewsbury, MA

Signed by the Philadelphia Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1908. (All Transactions)

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        With deepest respect for his accomplishments. He played on 5 World Series Champion teams in an 11-year career. After he retired, he managed the Holy Cross baseball team for 40 years, earning a 616-150-6 (.806) career record.

Batting  Glossary / Hide Partial Seasons / Neutralize Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG *OPS+  TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1908 21 PHA AL  40  135   13   30   4  3   0    8   5     10      .222  .291  .296   85   40   2           3    
 1909 22 PHA AL 124  409   56   88  11  2   1   23  17     44      .215  .307  .259   77  106  28          10    
 1910 23 PHA AL 145  487   64  126  19  5   3   60  14     52      .259  .336  .337  112  164  22           5    
 1911 24 PHA AL 127  442   73  117  18  7   1   63  30     38      .265  .333  .344   90  152  27           7     MVP-18
 1912 25 PHA AL 140  483   75  126  19  9   0   55  22     47      .261  .335  .337   95  163  25           7     MVP-14
 1913 26 PHA AL 134  455   62  125  20  6   3   85  15     44  32  .275  .349  .365  111  166  28           8     MVP-9
 1914 27 PHA AL 140  467   57  113  12  0   0   42  22 13  53  34  .242  .324  .268   81  125  31           4     MVP-16
 1915 28 TOT AL 132  442   46  108  19  4   0   41   6  5  39  20  .244  .317  .305   89  135  30           8    
         PHA AL  54  194   16   43   6  2   0   15   6  5  15   9  .222  .284  .273   70   53   6           2    
         BOS AL  78  248   30   65  13  2   0   26   0     24  11  .262  .342  .331  104   82  24           6    
 1916 29 BOS AL  94  330   28   67   6  1   0   20   8     17  24  .203  .277  .227   51   75  28          17    
 1917 30 BOS AL 116  388   45   83   9  0   2   30  12     47  27  .214  .305  .253   71   98  54           4    
 1919 32 BOS AL  31  108   13   26   5  1   0    2   2      5   5  .241  .293  .306   72   33   9           3    
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 11 Seasons    1223 4146  532 1009 142 38  10  429 153 18 396 142  .243  .321  .303   88 1257 284   0   0  76   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 162 Game Avg        549   70  134  19  5   1   57  20  2  52  19  .243  .321  .303   88  167  38   0   0  10   0
 Career High    145  487   75  126  20  9   3   85  30 13  53  34  .275  .349  .365  112  166  54   0   0  17   0
Special Batting  Glossary / Hide Partial Seasons
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  PA  Outs  RC  RC/G   AIR    BA *lgBA   OBP *lgOBP  SLG *lgSLG  OPS *lgOPS*OPS+  OWP *BtRns BtWin SB% 
+--------------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+
 1908 21 PHA AL  150  107   11   2.8    74| .222  .253| .291  .311| .296  .322| .587  .634|  85  .471  -2.2  -0.3     
 1909 22 PHA AL  491  349   31   2.4    75| .215  .255| .307  .316| .259  .323| .566  .639|  77  .385  -8.6  -1.0     
 1910 23 PHA AL  566  383   54   3.8    74| .259  .249| .336  .315| .337  .321| .673  .636| 112  .578   7.9   0.9     
 1911 24 PHA AL  514  352   49   3.7    94| .265  .279| .333  .345| .344  .366| .677  .711|  90  .452  -5.4  -0.6     
 1912 25 PHA AL  562  382   53   3.7    89| .261  .269| .335  .337| .337  .354| .672  .691|  95  .472  -2.5  -0.3     
 1913 26 PHA AL  535  358   56   4.2    86| .275  .262| .349  .333| .365  .344| .714  .678| 111  .564   6.8   0.7     
 1914 27 PHA AL  555  398   40   2.7    79| .242  .252| .324  .324| .268  .330| .592  .654|  81  .412  -8.4  -1.0  62%
 1915 28 TOT AL  519  369   41   3.0    81| .244  .251| .317  .329| .305  .330| .622  .659|  89  .436  -5.4  -0.7  54%
         PHA AL  217  162   14   2.3    80| .222  .251| .284  .328| .273  .329| .557  .657|  70  .328  -7.4  -0.9  54%
         BOS AL  302  207   27   3.5    81| .262  .252| .342  .329| .331  .330| .673  .660| 104  .509   2.0   0.2     
 1916 29 BOS AL  392  291   18   1.7    83| .203  .258| .277  .332| .227  .337| .504  .669|  51  .211 -19.7  -2.3     
 1917 30 BOS AL  493  359   29   2.2    79| .214  .254| .305  .325| .253  .328| .558  .653|  71  .310 -11.8  -1.4     
 1919 32 BOS AL  125   91    9   2.7    90| .241  .269| .293  .334| .306  .361| .599  .695|  72  .315  -3.8  -0.4     
+--------------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+
 11 Seasons     4902 3439  391   3.0    82| .243  .259| .321  .328| .303  .337| .624  .665|  88  .437 -53.1  -6.4     

* indicates the value is park adjusted (now all 3-year factors)
Fielding  Glossary / Sort by Position, then Year
 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO    A    E   DP    FP   lgFP  RFg  lgRFg  RF9  lgRF9
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+
+---- Fielding Sorted by Year ------+
1908 21 PHA AL 2B 20 29 56 3 3 .966 .951 4.25 5.11 SS 14 20 28 6 0 .889 .927 3.43 5.42 3B 3 5 2 1 0 .875 .933 2.33 3.20 1909 22 PHA AL SS 124 196 351 43 40 .927 .925 4.41 5.15 1910 23 PHA AL SS 145 279 406 63 54 .916 .928 4.72 5.20 1911 24 PHA AL SS 127 268 384 39 49 .944 .926 5.13 5.42 1912 25 PHA AL SS 139 238 438 55 55 .925 .920 4.86 5.06 1913 26 PHA AL SS 134 248 403 32 60 .953 .935 4.86 5.09 1914 27 PHA AL SS 140 244 447 39 61 .947 .937 4.94 5.17 1915 28 PHA AL SS 54 106 150 13 21 .952 .937 4.74 5.00 BOS AL 2B 78 143 216 14 19 .962 .956 4.60 4.89 1916 29 BOS AL 2B 94 200 282 13 30 .974 .964 5.13 4.88 1917 30 BOS AL 2B 116 196 339 14 40 .974 .959 4.61 4.94 1919 32 BOS AL 2B 31 54 88 12 13 .922 .961 4.58 5.19
+---- Fielding Sorted by Position --+
1908 21 PHA AL 2B 20 29 56 3 3 .966 .951 4.25 5.11 1915 28 BOS AL 2B 78 143 216 14 19 .962 .956 4.60 4.89 1916 29 BOS AL 2B 94 200 282 13 30 .974 .964 5.13 4.88 1917 30 BOS AL 2B 116 196 339 14 40 .974 .959 4.61 4.94 1919 32 BOS AL 2B 31 54 88 12 13 .922 .961 4.58 5.19 1908 21 PHA AL 3B 3 5 2 1 0 .875 .933 2.33 3.20 1908 21 PHA AL SS 14 20 28 6 0 .889 .927 3.43 5.42 1909 22 PHA AL SS 124 196 351 43 40 .927 .925 4.41 5.15 1910 23 PHA AL SS 145 279 406 63 54 .916 .928 4.72 5.20 1911 24 PHA AL SS 127 268 384 39 49 .944 .926 5.13 5.42 1912 25 PHA AL SS 139 238 438 55 55 .925 .920 4.86 5.06 1913 26 PHA AL SS 134 248 403 32 60 .953 .935 4.86 5.09 1914 27 PHA AL SS 140 244 447 39 61 .947 .937 4.94 5.17 1915 28 PHA AL SS 54 106 150 13 21 .952 .937 4.74 5.00
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+ Position Total SS 877 1599 2607 290 340 .935 .929 4.80 5.17 2B 339 622 981 56 105 .966 .960 4.73 4.94 3B 3 5 2 1 0 .875 .933 2.33 3.20 +--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+ Overall Total 1219 2226 3590 347 445 .944 .937 4.77 5.10
An Important note about our fielding stats

Postseason Batting Gamelogs / Vs. Pitcher / Event Finder

 Year   Round Tm  Opp WLser  G   AB  R   H  2B 3B HR RBI  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG   SB CS  SH  SF HBP
+------+-----+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+--+--+--+---+---+---+-----+-----+-----+---+--+---+---+---+
 1910   WS    PHA CHC     W   5  17   3   4  2  0  0   3   1   3  .235  .316  .353   0  0   2   0   1 
 1911   WS    PHA NYG     W   6  19   2   7  4  0  0   2   0   2  .368  .350  .579   2  1   2   1   0 
 1913   WS    PHA NYG     W   5  20   3   6  3  0  0   1   0   0  .300  .300  .450   0  0   0   0   0 
 1914   WS    PHA BSN     L   4  14   1   1  0  0  0   0   1   3  .071  .133  .071   1  0   0   0   0 
 1915   WS    BOS PHI     W   5  17   1   3  0  0  0   1   1   2  .176  .222  .176   0  0   0   0   0 
+------+-----+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+--+--+--+---+---+---+-----+-----+-----+---+--+---+---+---+
  5 World Series        4-1  25  87  10  21  9  0  0   7   3  10  .241  .272  .345   3  1   4   1   1 
+--------------------+-----+---+---+---+---+--+--+--+---+---+---+-----+-----+-----+---+--+---+---+---+

WLser shows whether the player's team Won or Lost the series.
Appearances on Leaderboards and Awards   Glossary

Awards are Year-League-Award, Stats are Year-Value-Rank, (Pos) for All-Star indicates starter & * indicates they played.

MVP (YrLg-Rk-Shr)
1911-AL-18-0.05
1912-AL-14-0.06
1913-AL-9-0.12
1914-AL-16-0.09
Car-566-0.32 shares

RBI
1913 AL-85-5

Hit By Pitch
1909 AL-10-7
1912 AL-7-6
1913 AL-8-6
1915 AL-8-5
1916 AL-17-1

Sac. Hits
1909 AL-28-10
1911 AL-27-7
1912 AL-25-7
1913 AL-28-4
1914 AL-31-4
1915 AL-30-8
1916 AL-28-7
1917 AL-54-2
Car-284-16

At Bats per Strikeout
1915 AL-22.1-5

Gray Ink: Batting - 4 (1790) (Average HOFer ≈ 144)
HOF Standards: Batting - 10.9 (1564) (Average HOFer ≈ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 28.0 (614) (Likely HOFer > 100)
Overall Rank in parentheses.

Act.- Denotes rank among active players, Car. - Denotes career rank
Click on the Car, Act or Year to see the career, active, or league leaderboard.


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* - Signifies Hall of Famer
Explanation of Similarity Scores


Transactions 

Before 1908 Season: Signed by the Philadelphia Athletics as an amateur free agent.

July 2, 1915: Purchased by the Boston Red Sox from the Philadelphia Athletics.

June 27, 1919: Traded by the Boston Red Sox with Amos Strunk to the Philadelphia Athletics for Braggo Roth and Red Shannon.


The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. Last transaction is September 30, 2007.
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