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Rex Barney

1951 Bowman

Rex Edward Barney (December 19, 1924 - August 12, 1997) was one of the hardest throwing pitchers in Brooklyn Dodgers history, but, as is often the case, wildness was an issue for his first few seasons. In 1943, Rex signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers as a high schooler, pitched in nine games, and then reported for duty for the United States Army to serve the next three years during World War II. Upon his return to the Bums in 1946, Barney served as a spot starter and in relief until moving into the starting rotation in 1948. Rex had a career year that season as he went 15-13 with 138 strikeouts, 12 complete games, four shutouts and a 3.10 ERA in 44 games. On September 9, 1948, Rex threw a no-hitter against the New York Giants despite a one-hour rain delay where he was required to return after the sixth to close out the game. Though he and the Dodgers won two National League pennants (1947, 1949), he went 0-2 in World Series action against the New York Yankees. Injuries hampered his time on the mound following his career year in 1948 when he earned NL MVP consideration and he retired following the 1950 season. Rex Barney went 35-31 with 336 strikeouts, 20 complete games, six shutouts and a 4.31 ERA in 155 games and 81 starts, all wearing Dodgers blue (1943, 1946-1950). Following his playing career, he did fill in work in the broadcast booth for the Philadelphia Phillies, and then spent 23 years as the PA announcer for Baltimore Orioles (1974-1997).

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 GEM MT 10
2 MINT 9
2 MINT 9
2 MINT 9
2 MINT 9
3 NM-MT 8 (43)

Prices By Grade

1951 BOWMAN 153 REX BARNEY

Grade Most Recent Price Average Price SMR Price Population POP Higher
GEM - MT 10 1
MINT 9 $1,560.00 $1,560.00 $400.00 4 1
NM - MT 8 $52.19 $52.19 $75.00 43 5
NM 7 $39.00 $28.69 $30.00 77 56
EX - MT 6 $6.57 $6.57 $18.00 62 135
EX 5 $4.32 $7.27 $12.00 36 199
VG - EX 4 $9.95 $9.95 19 238
VG 3 $9.95 $9.95 4 257
GOOD 2 261
FR 1.5 1 261
PR 1 262
Auth 1 262

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