Rex Barney Biography

Rex Barney

Age: 72

public address announcer for the Baltimore Orioles for more than 20 years and a former Dodgers pitcher who tossed a no-hitter on Sept. 9, 1948; a member of the team's hall of fame, Barney won 35 games for the Dodgers in the late 1940's; best known for broadcasting the line “give that fan a contract” when a fan made a nice play; cause of death not announced

Died: Baltimore, Md., Aug. 12, 1997

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