March 12, 1880|
Coon Rapids, Iowa
|Died: October 29, 1938
Des Moines, Iowa
|August 1, 1906, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 6, 1906, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Runs batted in||6|
|Career highlights and awards|
Towne began his professional baseball career in 1902. From 1903-1906, he played for Des Moines of the Class A Western League. In July 1906, Towne was batting .357 when he was purchased by the Chicago White Sox. He played in 14 games and also pinch-hit once in the 1906 World Series, which the White Sox won.
Towne went back down to the minor leagues the following year. From 1909-1912, he played for the Western League's Sioux City Packers, managing the team in 1910 and 1911. He batted .333 in 73 games for the 1910 team, which he also managed to 108 wins and the pennant.
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