John Brown (brownjo02)

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John J. Brown

  • Bats Unknown, Throws Right

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Biographical Information[edit]

John Brown pitched a single game in the majors, for the Brooklyn Bridegrooms on August 11, 1897. He was a stone cutter from Philly and lived most of his life in the city. His whereabouts in later life were unknown for a long time, but information uncovered in 2006 confirmed he died in his hometown and was buried in Philadelphia's Old Cathedral Cemetery.


  • "John Brown" in SABR Biographical Research Committee Report, July-August 2006, p. 1.

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