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 played1
At bats1

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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