Jackie Brown (baseball)

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Jackie Brown
Born: (1943-05-31)May 31, 1943
Holdenville, Oklahoma
Died: January 8, 2017(2017-01-08) (aged 73)
Holdenville, Oklahoma
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 2, 1970, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1977, for the Montréal Expos
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 47–53
Earned run average 4.18
Strikeouts 516

Jackie Gene Brown (May 31, 1943 – January 8, 2017) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1970 through 1977 for the Washington Senators/Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians, and Montreal Expos. He batted and threw right-handed. His older brother, Paul Brown, also pitched in the majors.

In 7 seasons he had a 47–53 win–loss record, 214 games (105 started), 26 complete games, 8 shutouts, 39 games finished, 3 saves, 892​23 innings pitched, 934 hits allowed, 460 runs allowed, 415 earned runs allowed, 82 home runs allowed, 353 walks, 516 strikeouts, 20 hit batsmen, 28 wild pitches, 3,865 batters faced, 24 intentional walks, 1 balk, a 4.18 ERA and a 1.442 WHIP.

In his final season, he was the winning pitcher on Opening Day for the Montreal Expos in 1977, defeating Steve Carlton, in Philadelphia and also pitched in the first Expos game ever played at Olympic Stadium.

After his playing career, Brown was a pitching coach for the Texas Rangers (1979–82), Chicago White Sox (1992–95) and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2002), and also was a minor league pitching coordinator and pitching coach in a number of organizations.

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Preceded by
Sid Hudson
Texas Rangers Pitching Coach
Succeeded by
Dick Such
Preceded by
Sammy Ellis
Chicago White Sox Pitching Coach
Succeeded by
Mike Pazik
Preceded by
Bill Fischer
Tampa Bay Devil Rays Pitching Coach
Succeeded by
Chris Bosio