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Mace Stanley Brown

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[edit] Biographical Information

Mace Brown was a javelin thrower who attended the University of Iowa on a track scholarship. He took a two-year hiatus from his baseball career to serve in the Navy in World War II. After retiring as a player, he was a scout and instructor for the Boston Red Sox from 1947-1964. He was the pitching coach for the 1965 Red Sox and then returned to his scout role for the club until 1979. He was responsible for discovering Jim Rice. From 1979 to 1989 he served as a consultant to the Red Sox.

[edit] Notable Achievements

  • NL All-Star (1938)
  • 2-time League Games Pitched Leader (1938/NL & 1943/AL)
  • 2-time NL Saves Leader (1937 & 1940)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 1 (1938)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 1 (1939)

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