Tommy Brown (baseball)

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Tommy Brown
Tommy Brown 1953.jpg
Brown in about 1953.
Utility player
Born: (1927-12-06) December 6, 1927 (age 86)
Brooklyn, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 3, 1944 for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
September 25, 1953 for the Chicago Cubs
Career statistics
Batting average .241
Home runs 31
RBI 159
Teams

Thomas Michael "Buckshot" Brown (born December 6, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former utility man in Major League Baseball. He played for three different teams in parts of nine seasons spanning 1944–1953.

Brown became the youngest player ever to hit a home run in the Major Leagues when he homered on August 20, 1945 at the age of 17.[1]

On September 18, 1950, he batted three consecutive home runs in a single game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home Run Records: Oldest & Youngest". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved 4 April 2012. 

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