Delos Brown

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Delos Brown
Pinch hitter
Born: (1892-10-04)October 4, 1892
Anna, Illinois
Died: December 21, 1964(1964-12-21) (aged 72)
Carbondale, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 12, 1914, for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
June 12, 1914, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Games played 1
At bats 1
Hits 0

Delos Hight Brown (October 4, 1892 – December 21, 1964) was a Major League Baseball player for the Chicago White Sox. He was born in Anna, Illinois, and attended Millikin University. In 1914, he became captain of the Millikin baseball team[1] and led them to a conference championship. He was then signed by the White Sox.[2]

Brown appeared in one major league game, on June 12, 1914. He was a pinch hitter and struck out in his only at bat.[3] Afterwards, he played the rest of the season for the Decatur Commodores of the Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League and batted .192 in 63 games.[4] His organized baseball career ended the following season.

Brown died in Carbondale, Illinois, at the age of 72.[3]


  1. ^ "Baseball Captains". Retrieved 2010-11-27.
  2. ^ Spalding's Official Baseball Record (1915), pp. 453-454.
  3. ^ a b "Delos Brown Statistics and History". Retrieved 2010-11-27.
  4. ^ "Delos Brown Minor League Statistics & History". Retrieved 2010-11-27.

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