Not to be confused with Billy Barnes, William Barnes, or Bill Barnes (footballer). Bill Barnes Center fielder Born: April 13, 1858, Shakopee, Minnesota Died: July 10, 1945(1945-07-10) (aged 87), St. Paul, Minnesota Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown MLB debut September 27, 1884 for the St. Paul Saints Last MLB appearance October 13, 1884 for the St. Paul Saints Career statistics Batting average .200 Hits 6 Home runs 0 Teams 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.
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