Jim Brown (outfielder)

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Jim Brown
Outfielder
Born: (1897-03-31)March 31, 1897
Laurel, Maryland
Died: October 22, 1944(1944-10-22) (aged 47)
Bradwood, Oregon
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 13, 1915, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 22, 1916, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average .250
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 5
Teams

James Donaldson Brown (March 31, 1897 – October 22, 1944) was a professional baseball player. He played parts of two seasons in Major League Baseball, 1915 for the St. Louis Cardinals and 1916 for the Philadelphia Athletics, primarily as an outfielder.

According to the May/June 2010 Report of the Biographical Research Committee for the Society for American Baseball Research, after his baseball career, Brown was listed in the Los Angeles city directories at various times as a ballplayer, actor, and studio worker. He died October 22, 1944 in Bradwood, Oregon. The death certificate said that he was a resident of Hollywood, worked as a carpenter for a movie firm, and that he had been in Oregon for two months. He was buried in Oregon.

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