Vince Liberto

Vincent Joseph Liberto ("Bobo"), born October 18th, 1925 in Fort Smith, AR,1 was a professional baseball player from 1947-1955. He was the nephew of Sammie Liberto and Jimmy Liberto.


Liberto was the son of Charles Liberto an Angelina Liberto.

Liberto died on August 25th, 2008 in Shreveport, LA.2 He was buried in Forest Park Cemetery in Shreveport.3


"Vince was born in Fort Smith, Ark. He still calls that spot home his permanent home. In the months of the year away from baseball, vince runs a cafe for his father. Bobo [Vince] attended Fort Smith High School, winning letters in basketball and football during his stay there. He spent 30 months in the Navy during World War II. Other vital statistics: Vince is 26 years old, weighs 175 pounds and stands five feet, 11 inches tall."4

"Vincent J. Liberto. MOORINGSPORT, LA- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 28, 2008, at Rose-Neath Funeral Homes Marshall Street Chapel, Shreveport, LA. Officiating will be Monsignor J. Carson Lacaze of The Cathedral of St. John Berchmans. Interment will follow in Forest Park Cemetery West. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at Rose-Neath Marshall Street Funeral Home. Vince was born October 18, 1925 in Fort Smith, AR and passed away Monday, August 25, 2008, at the Grace Home. He was of Catholic faith. Vince served in the U.S. Navy in the Asiatic, Pacific and Philippines Liberation receiving a Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal and two Stars. He played Pro Baseball and afterward made his career in construction. Vince was Construction Superintendent for Homer Byers Construction and Melvin Butler Construction. He retired with a 50-year pin from Carpenter's Local 764. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 52 years, Bertie W. Liberto; parents, Charles and Angelina Liberto; sister, Minnie Condren; nephew, Wallace Don "Donnie" Price and niece, Glenda Price Mann. He is survived by his brother, Charles Liberto and sister, Josephine Pinto, both of Fort Smith, AR; sister-in-law, Rita Sue Price and brother-in-law, Glenn Price, both of Shreveport, LA; 16 nieces and nephews and numerous great and great-great-nieces and nephews. He loved his nieces and nephews and enjoyed watching them grow up. Uncle Vince will be missed dearly."5


Statistics at Baseball-Reference.com.