Jesse Barfield Trades and Transactions

The Jesse Barfield trades and transactions seen below include all known instances where Jesse Barfield has been involved in a trade or transaction of any type as it relates to baseball.

"You've got long arms. Got to extend them. Get off the plate like I (Jesse Barfield's uncle, Negro League Outfielder Albert Overton) did. Anything inside you can knock out of the park and anything outside you just go with, and with your extension, you'll still have power. Now go home and practice in front of a mirror. 'Over the second half of the season I hit .300 with 16 homers. And I hit the first major league homer ever to clear the right center field fence in Toronto, the first week after the lesson.'" - Jesse Barfield in Baseball Digest (December 1995, Mike Blake, 'Stars of the 1980s Recall Some Special Baseball Moments', Page 60)
Jesse Barfield

Jesse Barfield Autograph on a 1984 Topps Baseball Card (#488)
Jesse Barfield Autograph on a 1984 Topps Baseball Card (#488)

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Birth Name: Jesse Lee Barfield
Nickname: None
Born On: 10-29-1959  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In: Joliet, Illinois
Year of Death Data Died On: Still Living
Place of Death Data Died In: Still Living
Cemetery: n/a
High School: Pine Bluff High School (Pine Bluff, AR)
College: None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats: Right Throwing Arms Chart Throws: Right
Player Height Chart Height: 6-01 Player Weight Chart Weight: 205
First Game: 09-03-1981 (Age 21)
Last Game: 06-17-1992
Draft: 1977 : 9th Round (233rd)
Jesse Barfield

Trades & Transactions

06-07-1977 Selected by Toronto Blue Jays in the 9th round of the free-agent draft (June 7, 1977).
04-30-1989 Traded by Toronto Blue Jays to New York Yankees in exchange for Al Leiter (April 30, 1989).
11-04-1992 Granted free agency (November 4, 1992).

Did you know that during the physical, if a team finds out that the player received during a trade is injured they may return the player to the originating team within ten days from the date the trade was made and void the entire contract?

The Baseball Almanac trades and transactions database includes Rule 5 Draft picks, free agency information, voided trades, waiver picks, expansion draft data, amateur draft data, player refusals, bonus babies, and many other types of not readily found anywhere on the Internet.

Baseball trades & transactions, like the Jesse Barfield trades and transactions seen above, are an evolving field of research where new discoveries are often found and new player debuts are added to the data set almost daily.

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