Tommy Brown (baseball)

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Tommy Brown
Tommy Brown 1953.jpg
Brown in about 1953.
Utility player
Born: (1927-12-06) December 6, 1927 (age 90)
Brooklyn, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 3, 1944, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
September 25, 1953, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Batting average .241
Home runs 31
RBI 159

Thomas Michael "Buckshot" Brown (born December 6, 1927) is a former utility man in Major League Baseball. He played for three teams in parts of nine seasons spanning 1944–1953. He was born in Brooklyn, New York. Brown became the youngest player ever to hit a home run in the Major Leagues when he homered on August 20, 1945 at the age of 17.[1]


  1. ^ "Home Run Records: Oldest & Youngest". Retrieved 31 July 2016. 

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