» May 15, 1948: At Brooklyn, Jim Russell's first inning home run is the only score as Boston's Warren Spahn beats Rex Barney, 1–0. It's the 3rd shutout in a row for Brave hurlers.
» August 6, 1948: The Reds release Johnny Neun as manager and pick Bucky Walters to succeed him. The change doesn't help today as Brooklyn's Rex Barney wins, 4–1.
» August 18, 1948: At Philadelphia, Rex Barney fires a one-hitter, beating the Phils, 1–0. The lone hit is a looping single by Ralph Caballero that just eludes a diving Duke Snider. Barney completes his victory by striking out the side in the 9th. The 2nd-place Bums score their lone run in the first when Robin Roberts wild pitches home Brooks from 3B.
» September 9, 1948:
Hard-throwing Rex Barney of the Brooklyn Dodgers
survives a one-hour rain delay plus showers in the
6th, 8th, and 9th innings and hurls a no-hitter, beating
the New York Giants 2-0. It is Barney's 10th
win in 2 months, and keeps the 3rd-place Dodgers 312
games behind the NL-leading Braves.
» May 13, 1951:
At Ft. Worth, ex-Dodger Rex Barney walks 16 Houston batters in seven 2/3 innings to set a Texas League record. Barney faces 41 batters and is behind on all but seven off them, and adds two wild pitches. He leaves with a 2–1 score after walking across a run in the 8th, and ends up losing 6–2 to Vinegar Bend Mizell.
» August 12, 1997: Scott Erickson pitches a three-hitter and Rafael Palmeiro has three hits, including a three-run homer, as the Baltimore Orioles defeat Oakland, 8-0. The game is played without a public address announcer. The Orioles shut off the microphone to pay tribute to Rex Barney, who had served as the Orioles' PA announcer since 1974. Barney, 72, was found dead in his home earlier in the day.