Frederick “Red” Barry

Born in Peabody, Mass, Red Barry graduated from Northhampton High School, attended Dartmouth and graduated from Bates College where he played football in 1941. After serving in the Marine Corps for two years he accepted a teaching position at Bangor High School. He began coaching the Bangor boys in 1948, leading the basketball Rams to an Eastern Maine title that year. In 22 seasons his teams compiled a 281 win, 69 loss record. Bangor made 18 appearances in the Eastern Maine Basketball Tournament where they won 6 titles and 2 state championships. He was also baseball coach and served as the school’s athletic director until 1978. The school gymnasium was named for him in 1989. The MBHoF is pleased to recognize Red Barry, a true Legend of the Game.