Tommy Brown (baseball)
Brown in about 1953.
December 6, 1927 |
Brooklyn, New York
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|August 3, 1944 for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 25, 1953 for the Chicago Cubs|
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.
On September 18, 1950, he batted three consecutive home runs in a single game.
- "Home Run Records: Oldest & Youngest". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved 4 April 2012.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Baseball Library
- Venezuelan Professional Baseball League statistics
- SABR BioProject – Article written by C. Paul Rogers III
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