Barney McCosky Stats

Barney McCosky was born on Wednesday, April 11, 1917, in Coal Run, Pennsylvania. McCosky was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 18, 1939, with the Detroit Tigers. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Barney McCosky baseball stats page.

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Barney McCosky

Barney McCosky Autograph on a 1951 Bowman (#84)
Barney McCosky Autograph on a 1951 Bowman (#84)

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Birth Name:
William Barney McCosky
Nickname:
None
Born On:
04-11-1917  (Aries)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Coal Run, Pennsylvania
Year of Death Data Died On:
09-06-1996 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Venice, Florida
Cemetery:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Michigan
High School:
Southwestern High School (Detroit, MI)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
184
First Game:
04-18-1939 (Age 22)
Last Game:
07-08-1953
Draft:
Not Applicable
Barney McCosky

Barney McCosky Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Barney McCosky

Barney McCosky Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1939 22 Tigers 147 611 120 190 33 14 4 0 58 70 - 45 9 - 2 7 .311 .384 .430
1940 23 Tigers 143 589 123 200 39 19 4 0 57 67 - 41 3 - 1 8 .340 .408 .491
1941 24 Tigers 127 494 80 160 25 8 3 0 55 61 - 33 7 - 3 5 .324 .401 .425
1942 25 Tigers 154 600 75 176 28 11 7 0 50 68 - 37 12 - 0 12 .293 .365 .412
1946 29 Tigers 25 91 11 18 5 0 1 0 11 17 - 9 1 - 0 2 .198 .324 .286
1946 29 Athletics 92 308 33 109 17 4 1 0 34 43 - 13 11 - 0 5 .354 .433 .445
1947 30 Athletics 137 546 77 179 22 7 1 0 52 57 - 29 9 - 4 5 .328 .395 .399
1948 31 Athletics 135 515 95 168 21 5 0 0 46 68 - 22 22 - 0 10 .326 .405 .386
1950 33 Athletics 66 179 19 43 10 1 0 0 11 22 - 12 6 - 0 4 .240 .323 .307
1951 34 Athletics 12 27 4 8 2 0 1 0 1 3 - 4 0 - 0 0 .296 .367 .481
1951 34 Reds 25 50 2 16 2 1 1 0 11 4 - 2 1 - 0 0 .320 .370 .460
1951 34 Indians 31 61 8 13 3 0 0 0 2 8 - 5 0 - 0 2 .213 .304 .262
1952 35 Indians 54 80 14 17 4 1 1 0 6 8 - 5 0 - 0 2 .213 .284 .325
1953 36 Indians 22 21 3 4 3 0 0 0 3 1 - 4 0 - 0 0 .190 .227 .333
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
11 Years 1,170 4,172 664 1,301 214 71 24 0 397 497 - 261 81 - 10 62 .312 .386 .414
Barney McCosky

Barney McCosky Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1939 Tigers CF 145 145 426 441 3.0 435 428 7 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .986 27.57
1940 Tigers CF 141 141 9,351 362 2.6 356 349 7 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .983 1.03
1941 Tigers CF 100 100 2,649 287 2.9 283 278 5 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.88
1941 Tigers LF 22 22 582 152 6.9 151 150 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .993 7.01
1942 Tigers CF 6 6 153 14 2.3 14 13 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.47
1942 Tigers LF 146 146 3,909 1,341 9.2 1,335 1,335 - 6 7 n/a n/a n/a - -
1942 Tigers RF 2 2 54 23 11.5 23 23 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 11.50
1946 Tigers CF 24 24 609 59 2.5 57 56 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.53
1946 Athletics LF 7 7 177 212 30.3 212 212 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 32.34
1946 Athletics CF 85 78 1,860 213 2.5 209 207 2 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .981 3.03
1947 Athletics CF 22 20 534 62 2.8 61 59 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .984 3.08
1947 Athletics LF 115 114 3,012 1,298 11.3 1,293 1,287 6 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .996 11.59
1948 Athletics LF 134 131 3,291 289 2.2 286 277 9 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .990 2.35
1950 Athletics LF 42 42 1,029 75 1.8 74 73 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .987 1.94
1951 Reds CF 5 5 111 28 5.6 28 28 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.81
1951 Indians CF 2 2 36 5 2.5 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.75
1951 Reds LF 6 5 150 8 1.3 8 8 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.44
1951 Athletics LF 5 4 117 9 1.8 9 9 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.08
1951 Indians LF 1 0 9 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1951 Indians RF 13 12 294 21 1.6 21 21 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.93
1951 Athletics RF 2 1 42 4 2.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.57
1952 Indians LF 12 5 174 10 0.8 9 9 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .900 1.40
1952 Indians RF 9 6 174 10 1.1 10 10 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.55
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
CF Totals 530 521 15,729 1,471 2.8 1,448 1,423 25 23 5 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.49
LF Totals 490 476 12,450 3,395 6.9 3,378 3,361 17 17 12 n/a n/a n/a .995 7.33
RF Totals 26 21 564 58 2.2 58 58 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.78
10 Years 1,046 1,018 28,743 4,924 4.7 4,884 4,842 42 40 17 n/a n/a n/a .992 4.59
Barney McCosky

Barney McCosky Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1939 Tigers 20 4 .833 2 0 n/a 152.8 13.6 10.5 - - -
1940 Tigers 13 9 .591 2 0 n/a 147.3 14.4 10.3 - - -
1941 Tigers 8 3 .727 5 0 n/a 164.7 15.0 9.0 - - -
1942 Tigers 11 5 .688 0 0 n/a 85.7 16.2 12.0 - - -
1946 Tigers 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 91.0 10.1 8.3 - - -
1946 Athletics 2 2 .500 7 0 n/a 308.0 23.7 9.1 - - -
1947 Athletics 1 4 .200 1 1 n/a 546.0 18.8 10.5 - - -
1948 Athletics 1 3 .250 1 0 n/a 0.0 23.4 11.2 - - -
1950 Athletics 0 0 .000 23 1 n/a 0.0 14.9 16.3 - - -
1951 Athletics 0 0 .000 5 1 n/a 27.0 6.8 27.0 - - -
1951 Reds 0 0 .000 14 0 n/a 50.0 25.0 4.5 - - -
1951 Indians 1 0 1.000 15 1 n/a 0.0 12.2 30.5 - - -
1952 Indians 1 1 .500 36 3 n/a 80.0 16.0 13.3 - - -
1953 Indians 0 0 .000 22 0 n/a 0.0 5.3 7.0 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
11 Years 58 31 .652 134 7 n/a 173.8 16.0 10.5 - - -
Barney McCosky

Barney McCosky Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1939 Detroit Tigers 21 Undetermined - -
1940 Detroit Tigers 21 Undetermined - Stats
1941 Detroit Tigers 21 Undetermined - -
1942 Detroit Tigers 21 Undetermined - -
1946 Detroit Tigers 21 Undetermined - -
1946 Philadelphia Athletics 7 Undetermined - -
1947 Philadelphia Athletics 7 Undetermined - -
1948 Philadelphia Athletics 7 Undetermined - -
1950 Philadelphia Athletics 7 Undetermined - -
1951 Philadelphia Athletics 7 Undetermined - -
1951 Cincinnati Reds 26 Undetermined - -
1951 Cleveland Indians 32 Undetermined - -
1952 Cleveland Indians 32 Undetermined - -
1953 Cleveland Indians 32 Undetermined - -


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