Dennis Joseph Brouthers
Big Dan Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 207 lb.
Born: May 8, 1858 in Sylvan Lake, NY
as a Free Agent with the Signed Troy Trojans in 1879.
( All Transactions) June 23, 1879 (Age 21)
Debut: Lost 1879 Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Bisons/Wolverines/Reds/Grooms/Orioles/... 1879-1904 October 4, 1904 (Age 46)
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 at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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