Dennis Joseph Brouthers
Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 207 lb.
Born: May 8, 1858 in Sylvan Lake, NY
Signed as a Free Agent with the Troy Trojans in 1879.
Debut: June 23, 1879 (Age 21.046, 432nd in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1879 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Bisons/Wolverines/Reds/Grooms/Orioles/... 1879-1904
Last Game: October 4, 1904 (Age 46.149)
Died: August 2, 1932 in East Orange, NJ
Buried: St. Mary's Cemetery, Wappingers Falls, NY
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Player in 1945.
No induction ceremony in Cooperstown held (until 2013).
View Dan Brouthers Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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