Frank Browning (baseball)

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Frank Browning
Born: October 29, 1882
Falmouth, Kentucky
Died: May 19, 1948(1948-05-19) (aged 65)
San Antonio, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 16, 1910, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
May 30, 1910, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 2–2
Earned run average 2.57
Strikeouts 16

Frank Browning (October 29, 1882 – May 19, 1948), nicknamed "Dutch", was a Major League Baseball player. He played one Major League Baseball (MLB) season for the Detroit Tigers in 1910. In 1909 he led the minor leagues in wins while pitching for the San Francisco Seals.

Born in Falmouth, Kentucky, Browning attended Georgetown College in Kentucky and began his baseball career in 1906 with minor leagues. In 1909, the Detroit Tigers MLB team drafted Browning in a rule 5 draft.

In the mid-1920s, Browning was part of a vaudeville quartet.[1]

Browning died of burns received in an accidental house fire in San Antonio, Texas.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Zoss, Joel; Bowman, John (2004). Diamonds in the Rough: The Untold History of Baseball. University of Nebraska Press. pp. 377–378. ISBN 0803299206. 

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