Byron Ellis Browne
Positions: Outfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: December 27, 1942 in St. Joseph, MO
High School: Central HS (St. Joseph, MO)
Schools: Missouri Western State University (St. Joseph, MO), University of Missouri Columbia (Columbia, MO)
Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1962.
Debut: September 9, 1965 (Age 22.256, 10,018th in MLB history)
vs. LAD 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1966 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Cubs/Cardinals/Astros 1965-1972
Last Game: June 18, 1972 (Age 29.174)
vs. HOU 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- July 2016
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News -- May 2016
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News -- October 2015
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News -- December 2014
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News -- December 2013
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News -- September 2013
- 9/9 Billy-Ball.com: The September 9, 1965 Report: If you don’t consider the matchup between the Dodgers’ Sandy Koufax and the Cubs’ Bob Hendley, the greatest...