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Steve Barber

Not to be confused with Steve Barber (right-handed pitcher)
Steve Barber
Born: (1938-02-22)February 22, 1938
Takoma Park, Maryland
Died: February 4, 2007(2007-02-04) (aged 68)
Henderson, Nevada
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 21, 1960 for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance
July 31, 1974 for the San Francisco Giants
Career statistics
Win–loss record 121–106
Earned run average 3.36
Strikeouts 1,309
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Career highlights and awards

Stephen David Barber (February 22, 1938 – February 4, 2007) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) left-handed pitcher. He pitched for the Baltimore Orioles and six other teams from 1960–1974. Barber compiled 121 wins, 1,309 strikeouts, and had a 3.36 career earned run average. He also was an ALL-Star for two seasons during his 15 years in the major leagues.

Early years

Barber was born in Takoma Park, Maryland and graduated in 1956 from Montgomery Blair High School[1] located in Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Major League career

Barber signed with the Orioles in 1957. As a rookie in

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Barber spent the rest of his career plagued by elbow troubles. The Orioles traded him to the New York Yankees in July 1967, and was selected by the expansion Seattle Pilots in an expansion draft after the 1968 season when the Yankees left him unprotected. Barber was released just before the 1970 season, but played that year for the Chicago Cubs, and then for the Atlanta Braves, pitching almost exclusively in relief. He remained with the Braves until they released him in May 1972, then joined the California Angels where he remained until the end of the 1973 season. He was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers but was released in

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Later years and death

Barber and his wife moved to the Las Vegas area in 1978. He was employed as a driver for the Clark County School District, providing transportation for children with disabilities from 1992 to 2006.[4] Barber died of pneumonia in Henderson, Nevada. His son, Stephen David Barber, Jr., lives in Ellicott City, Maryland with his four children and his wife. His daughter, Kelly, lives in North Carolina with her two children. Stephen and Kelly are from Steve's first marriage. Steve also has two daughters by his second wife Pat. Tracy lives in SC with her twin sons and Danielle lives in Michigan with her husband and children.


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Preceded by
Sonny Siebert
April 30, 1967
w/Stu Miller
Succeeded by
Don Wilson