Barry Sparks - Sports Writer
Inducted in 2016
Born in Cambridge, MD, Barry has authored books and articles on baseball history for over 40 years, particularly baseball on the Eastern Shore. Barry wrote the book Frank "Home Run" Baker: (Hall of Famer and World Series Hero), published in 2005. He also wrote a four-part series on the history of the Eastern Shore League that was used as the outline William Mowbray used in writing his book, The Eastern Shore Baseball League. Barry wrote an expanded version of the history of the Eastern Shore League called "Comebacks and Fisticuffs" that appeared in the Maryland Historical Magazine (Summer 1992) and The National Pastime (Summer 2009).