Not to be confused with Billy Barnes, William Barnes, or Bill Barnes (footballer).
Born: April 13, 1858, Shakopee, Minnesota
Died: July 10, 1945(1945-07-10) (aged 87), St. Paul, Minnesota
September 27, 1884 for the St. Paul Saints
Last MLB appearance
October 13, 1884 for the St. Paul Saints
St. Paul Saints (1884),
William H. Barnes (April 13, 1858 - July 10, 1945) was a baseball player, playing as a center fielder in the 19th century. He played for the St. Paul Saints of the Union Association, a replacement team which began play near the end of the 1884 season. He was a native of Indianapolis, Indiana.
In 8 games as the Saints' starting center fielder Barnes batted .200 (6-for-30) with two runs scored. In the field he recorded eight putouts, three errors, and participated in one double play.