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Tyrus Turner Barber
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Birth: Jul. 9, 1893
Lavinia
Carroll County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1968
Milan
Gibson County
Tennessee, USA

Tyrus Barber was a professional baseball player during the years, 1915-1923. His Major League Baseball debut game was with the Washington Senators on Aug.19,1915. He was with the Chicago Cubs from 1917 through 1922. He participated in the 1918 World Series against the Boston Red Sox, in which the Cubs were defeated. The winning pitcher of Game 1 of the series, was Babe Ruth, who pitched a shutout. Tyrus' final M.L.B. game was April 30, 1923 with the Brooklyn Robins. He attended Union University in Jackson Tennessee. He was married to Effie Browning. He died in Milan Tennessee at age 75.


Positions: Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 170 lb.

The 1918 Chicago Cubs World Series team included Bill Killefer, Fred Merkle, Rollie Zeider, Charlie Deal Charlie Hollocher, Les Mann, Max Flack, Dode Paskert, Turner Barber, Bob O'Farrell, Pete Kilduff, Charlie Pick, Bill McCabe, Chuck Wortman, Rowdy Elliott, Tom Daly, Fred Lear, Tommy Clarke, Lefty Tyler, Hippo Vaughn, Claude Hendrix, Phil Douglas, Paul Carter, Speed Martin, Roy Walker, Pete Alexander, Harry Weaver, Vic Aldridge, and Buddy Napier.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert B. Barber (1860 - 1917)
  Sarah Ann Peeler Barber (1866 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Effie Louise Browning Barber (1894 - 1974)
 
 Children:
  James Turner Barber (1925 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  James B. Barber (1887 - 1952)*
  Tyrus Turner Barber (1893 - 1968)
  Thomas D. Barber (1898 - 1951)*
  John F. Barber (1909 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Milan
Gibson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: 519
 
Maintained by: Joe F. Moore Jr.
Originally Created by: fonda flamingo
Record added: Oct 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43096928
Tyrus Turner Barber
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Tyrus Turner Barber
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Tyrus Turner Barber
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- fonda flamingo
 Added: Jul. 9, 2014

- fonda flamingo
 Added: Oct. 20, 2013
How much fun it must have been to be on the same field as the "Babe" back so many years ago. Rest in Peace Sir!
- Joe F. Moore Jr.
 Added: Apr. 7, 2011
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