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Joyce McCoy

Joyce McCoy

Joyce McCoy

Joyce McCoy

Joyce McCoy

Profile Information

  • Maiden Name: (Barnes)
  • Nickname:
  • Hometown: Hutchinson, KS (US)
  • Throwing Hand: Right
  • Batting Hand: Right
  • Born: October 18, 1925
  • Died: July 22, 2017

Joyce McCoyHistory

Team Position Uniform #
1943 Kenosha Comets Pitcher Unknown

Hear about Joyce's experience in her own words through the Grand Valley State Oral history project.

Joyce Nadine McCoy, 91, of Hutchinson, died Saturday, July 22, 2017. She was born October 18, 1925, at Darlow, the daughter of Edward Joseph and Ethel Amy (Chase) Barnes.

She was a 1944 graduate of Buhler High School.  Joyce was a member of Partridge Community Church and had been attending Tenth Avenue United Methodist Church, Hutchinson. 

She played in the AAGPBL and was recognized with the rest of the league at Cooperstown’s Baseball Hall of Fame. Joyce’s favorite pastimes included bowling and golfing, and she had a passion for music and singing.

On August 17, 1947, she married William Gilbert McCoy in Hutchinson. He died May 6, 2000. She is survived by a daughter, a granddaughter, three great-grandsons, and a sister.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; a son-in-law and three brothers. 

Funeral service were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at Elliott Chapel, with Rev. Richard Brooks, presiding. Burial followed in Partridge Cemetery. Visitation was from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at Elliott Mortuary.


Author: Hutchinson (KS) News

Contributed By: Susan McClellan

Copyright: Hutchinson (KS) News 7/23/2017


LeagueBatting Record

Year Ga AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO AVG
1943 -10 - - - - - - - - - - -

LeaguePitching Record

Year G IP R ER ERA BB SO HB WP W L PCT
1943 -10 - - - - - - - - - - -

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