Robert Brown (minors02)

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Robert Paul Brown

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Biographical Information[edit]

Bob Brown played mostly in the Pacific Northwest, starting with the Helena Senators in 1900. He played through 1910, when he bought the Vancouver Beavers. He owned various Vancouver teams until selling in 1945. Brown built two stadiums in Vancouver for his teams, Athletic Park in 1913 and Capilano Stadium in 1951. He served as president of the Western International League in 1953. In 1989, he was posthumously inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish
1904 Aberdeen Pippins Southwest Washington League 10-8* 2nd
1905 Aberdeen Pippins Southwest Washington League 17-17* 3rd
1906 Grays Harbor Lumbermen Northwestern League 41-47 3rd
1907 Aberdeen Black Cats Northwestern League 85-51 1st
1908 Grays Harbor Grays Northwestern League 73-69 3rd
1909 Spokane Indians Northwestern League 100-66 2nd
1910 Vancouver Beavers Northwestern League 89-71 2nd
1913 Vancouver Beavers Northwestern League 99-66 1st
1916 Vancouver Beavers Northwestern League 50-79 6th
1917 Vancouver Beavers Northwestern League 33-49 6th
1918 Vancouver (BC) Beavers/Vancouver (WA) Beavers Pacific Coast International League 26-41 4th
1920 Vancouver Beavers Pacific Coast International League 65-5 3rd
1922 Vancouver Beavers Western International League 22-23 3rd

* The Southwest Washington League played six times a week, but only weekend games counted in the standings.

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