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Barney McCoskyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1939-1953 MLB Years: 1939-1953
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PositionsOF-1036Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Barney McCosky
Height6-1Weight184BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateApril 11,1917PlaceCoal Run,Pennsylvania
Death DateSeptember 6,1996 [79.148]
High SchoolSouthwestern (Detroit,MI)
MLB DebutApril 18,1939 [22.007]
OrganizationsDET [5] PHA [5] CLE [3] CIN [1] Awards0Awards Voting6-69
TBC Player ID15033Retrosheet IDmccob101MLBAM ID118604
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power60Contact42XBH59RBIs44Runs60Hitting76Durability69Team.506Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet21of221476111201903314458204704529007.311.384.430.81426351692.331.119.260.37710.126.500.640.58152.7526.84
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet21of231435891232003919457139674113008.340.408.491.89928962660.360.151.272.40710.156.210.610.61147.2531.00
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet21of241274948016025835583613337005.324.401.425.82621036565.343.101.235.38810.805.840.540.53164.6722.50
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet21of2515460075176281175011568370120012.293.365.412.77724746680.304.119.242.36910.005.440.541.0385.7126.14
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet21of2925911118501110017901002.198.324.286.610266109.210.088.275.30315.608.260.530.9291.0033.33
1946Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha7of299230833109174134224313011005.354.433.445.87813722362.367.091.231.41511.883.590.300.28308.0020.18
1946Totals for AL-AL         11739944127224245226022012007.318.407.409.81616328471.333.091.241.38912.744.670.370.42199.5022.05
1947Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha7of301375467717922715214572949005.328.395.399.79421830616.345.071.170.3759.254.710.510.16546.0016.76
1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha7of31135515951682150461368220220010.326.405.386.79119926605.341.060.188.37711.243.640.320.000.0015.48
1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha2of3366179194310101100221206004.240.323.307.6305511207.257.067.190.30210.635.800.550.000.0025.58
1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha7of341227482011003400000.296.367.481.84813330.318.185.296.38710.0013.331.333.3327.0037.50
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26of34255021621111004201000.320.370.460.83023455.319.140.220.3807.273.640.501.8250.0025.00
1951Totals for MLB-MLB         6813814377121410151101002.268.340.377.7175210154.280.109.225.3359.747.140.731.3069.0027.03
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32of3431618133002108500002.213.304.262.56616369.232.049.197.27711.597.250.630.000.0023.08
1951Totals for MLB-MLB         6813814377121410151101002.268.340.377.7175210154.280.109.225.3359.747.140.731.3069.0027.03
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32of35548014174116118500002.213.284.325.60926688.216.112.213.2879.095.680.631.1480.0035.29
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32362221343003001400000.190.227.333.5607322.235.143.190.2514.5518.184.000.000.0075.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1170417266413012147124397583149726110810062.312.386.414.80017293094760.329.102.228.00010.445.480.530.50173.8323.75
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5962385409744130521923152212831656320034.312.386.434.82010352012706.329.122.254.00010.466.100.580.70125.5327.02
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter44215752285077217314449193804480024.322.397.395.792622921820.338.073.192.00010.604.400.410.16525.0018.15
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter107162253410111121171400004.210.285.302.5874912179.224.092.204.0009.507.820.820.56162.0035.29
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter255021621111004201000.320.370.460.83023455.319.140.220.0007.273.640.501.8250.0025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162578921803010355846936111009.312.386.414.80023943659.329.102.228.00010.445.480.530.50173.8323.75

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet22OF145--428762441435.9863.00------14798.694.2
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet23OF141--349762362356.9832.52------14398.691.6
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet24OF122--328652339334.9852.74------12796.179.2
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet25OF154--351772365358.9812.32------154100.0100.0
1946Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha29OF85--20724-213209.9812.46------9292.455.2
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet29OF24--5612-5957.9662.38------2596.015.6
1947Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha30OF136--346862360354.9832.60------13799.388.3
1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha31OF134--277931289286.9902.13------13599.387.0
1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha33OF42--731117574.9871.76------6663.627.3
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34OF16--28---28281.0001.75------3151.610.4
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34OF11--17---17171.0001.55------2544.07.1
1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha34OF7--13---13131.0001.86------1258.34.5
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35OF19--17-1-1817.9440.89------5435.212.3
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF1036--249048411225792538.9842.45------10360.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet22---------145-
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet23---------141-
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet24---------122-
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet25---------154-
1946Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha29---------85-
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet29---------24-
1947Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha30---------136-
1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha31---------134-
1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha33---------42-
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34---------16-
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34---------11-
1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha34---------7-
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35---------19-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1940Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB23723571001007000000.304.467.348.8158130.304.044.34823.330.000.000.000.0014.29
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs723571001007000000.304.467.348.8158130.304.044.34823.330.000.000.000.0014.29

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1953-07-14Released by Indians. 
1951-07-21Claimed on waivers by Indians from Reds. 
1951-05-04Purchased by Reds from Athletics. 
1946-05-18TradeTraded by Tigers to Athletics for George Kell. 
1936-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.