Joe Brown (Baseball)

Joe Brown (Baseball)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Joseph E. "Joe" Brown (born April 4, 1859, died June 28, 1888 in Warren, Pennsylvania) was a pitcher/utility player in Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Stockings and Baltimore Orioles. It was relatively common in the 19th century for baseball teams to use a reserve fielder as a pitcher, and this appears to be true in Brown's case. He appeared in 15 games for the 1884 Cubs (debuting August 16), pitching in seven of those games, six as a starter. His mark that season was 4-2 with a 4.68 ERA. He also played center field, right field, first baseman, and catcher for the Cubs that season, hitting .213 with 3 RBI in 61 trips to the plate.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135999257
  • 9786135999259