Given Name: William
3B-2B-SS 1895-1904 Louisville Cubs , Browns, Senators
McCormick was a jack-of-all-trades infielder who appeared in over 100 games for eight
straight seasons. On June 29, 1897, he went 6-for-8, including a triple and a home
run, and scored five times as Chicago humiliated Louisville, 36-7. The 36 runs remain
the most ever scored in a game by a major league team.
|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» June 29th, 1897: Chicago scores in every inning to demolish Louisville 36-7 to set the NL record for runs scored. The Colts pile up 32 hits for 51 bases with Barry McCormick hitting 4 singles, a triple, and a HR in 8 at bats.|
» July 15th, 1898: In Baltimore, Chicago 3B Barry McCormick accuses his team's 1B, Bill Everett, of making a rotten throw, sparking a fistfight. A Baltimore spectator, trying to intervene, is hit. McCormick withdraws from the game, and the Orioles win 10-9.