Burt Harb

Burt William Harb, born July 9th, 1890 in Corning, AR, was a professional baseball player from 1911-1913. He was the brother of Whitney Harb.


Harb briefly played with Paragould in the 1911 Northeast Arkansas League. Later that season, he may have played with Meridian of the Cotton States League.1 In the spring of 1913, Harb pitched for the University of Arkansas.2 Later that year, he returned to pitch for Meridian.3

Harb died on November 30th, 1982 in Little Rock, AR.4 He was buried in Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro, AR.5


"Bert Harb, former Northeast Arkansas League and also Hub pitcher of the City League . . . "6

"Bert Harb, Hub Clothing Company club pitcher, will leave today for Meridian, where he will join the Meridian club in the Cotton States League. Bert is one of the fastest twirlers of the [Little Rock] City League and it is thought that he will make good if he can get away to his old stride. His brother, Whit Harb, is playing first base in the Hattiesburg club in the same league, and has showed a world of class. He has hit around the .300 mark and has fielded in great style."7

"Burt Harb of Little Rock opened the game for Arkansas . . . "8

"The Meridian Club, of the Cotton States League, has signed . . . Harb, a pitcher from the University of Arkansas."9


Statistics at Baseball-Reference.com.