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 89)
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 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former utility man in Major League Baseball. He played for three teams in parts of nine seasons spanning 1944–1953.

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]

On September 18, 1950, he hit three consecutive home runs in a single game.

As of January 27, 2017, he was 95th on the list of oldest former living major league baseball players.


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

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