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Bill Barnie from the Chronology
Nov 16, 1894 - Managers Al Buckenberger (Pittsburgh) and Bill Barnie (Louisville) and Louisville star Fred Pfeffer are expelled from the NL for planning with officials of the proposed American Association (previously called the National Association). The 2 managers are reinstated before the end of the year‚ but Pfeffer must wait until the end of February 1895 before he is welcomed back into the fold.
Jun 15, 1889 - Only 6 Louisville players show up for the game in Baltimore the others out in protest against owner Davidson who owes back pay and is now threatening them with fines. Using 3 local recruits the Colonels lose their 20th in a row 4-2 in five innings. The next day the striking players will consult with Baltimore manager Bill Barnie who convinces them to return to the club by assuring them their grievances will be brought to the attention of the AA directors. Davidson's fines against 8 players will total $1435 and in most cases will result in the players actually owing the team money.
May 12, 1874 - The Boston reds trounce the visiting Nutmegs 25-3. Hartford's Cherokee Fisher allows 23 hits while his teammates back him with 29 errors. With 2 on in the 4th Hartford's Bill Barnie lifts a pop fly in front of home. McVey catching for Boston bobbles the ball but George Wright coming in from SS catches the ball before it hits the ground.