LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (WIAT) — Police and family members say former Texas Rangers pitcher John Barfield died in a shooting in Arkansas. He was 52-years-old.
Little Rock Police say Barfield was fatally shot on Christmas Eve after an altercation with an acquaintance in downtown Little Rock. 59-year-old William Goodman is in jail on preliminary charges of first-degree murder.
Barfield pitched three seasons for the Rangers beginning in 1989.