Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown
Three Finger or Miner Position: Pitcher
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: October 19, 1876 in Nyesville, IN
High School: Nyesville HS (Nyesville, IN)
( All Transactions) April 19, 1903 (Age 26)
Debut: Teams (by GP): Cubs/Reds/Whales/Terriers/Cardinals/... 1903-1916 Final Game: September 4, 1916 (Age 39)
vs. CIN 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, RBI, 0 SB
Died: February 14, 1948 in Terre Haute, IN Buried: Roselawn Memorial Park, Terre Haute, IN
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Player in 1949.
View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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News -- March 2014
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10/20 Cubs Stats: Tomorrow Is A Big Day For Cubs Fans:
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10/17 B-R Blog: World Series Game 1 Pitcher’s Duels: Using Play Index, I think these are 3 of the greatest World Series Game 1 Pitcher's Duels - Rk Player Date Series Gm# Tm Opp ... News -- September 2011
9/30 B-R Blog: Matt Moore’s first post-season start: If I did my quick math correctly, Matt Moore earned a 77 game score by going 7 innings with 2 hits, 2 walks, and 6 strikeouts ... News -- August 2011
8/6 NY Baseball Digest: Pedro Martinez: Most Dominant Pitcher Ever?: Earlier in the week I called Pedro Martinez the “Sandy Koufax of our generation.” This was done just by the eye ... News -- June 2011
6/11 B-R Blog: This Roy Halladay guy might be pretty good: As if we didn't know already...Roy Halladay is really good. Check out the most seasons qualified for the ERA title with an ERA+ ... News -- May 2011
5/16 B-R Blog: Leading the League in Complete Games, Shutouts, and … Saves?: B-R reader Nash noticed something interesting about Mordecai Brown's black ink this weekend: "Everyone talks about unbreakable ... News -- March 2011
3/18 B-R Blog: Bloops: The Hall of (Peak-Weighted) WAR: Here's a cool link from Adam Darowski: Hall of wWAR: The Hall of Fame Re-Po**** by Peak-Weighted WAR It is exactly what it sounds ... News -- February 2011
2/26 B-R Blog: Most hits with no extra-base hits: Thanks to dukeofflatbush, here's an interesting list....most hits in a season with no extra-base hits: Rk Player H XBH OPS+ Year ...
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2/10 MLBTradeRumors: NL Central Notes: Cardinals, Ohlendorf, Marcum: On this date in 1916, the Cubs purchased future Hall of Famer Three Finger Brown from the Chicago Whales. The right-hander's ...
2/7 B-R Blog: 4+ Post-Season Games With GS = 65+: How many pitchers have 4+ post-season games in their career with a Game Score of 65 or better? Here's the list - Rk Player #Matching ... News -- January 2011
1/19 B-R Blog: Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?: Those of you who've read this classic Dr. Seuss book to a little one might appreciate this: Oh, the wonderful things Mr. Brown ... News -- October 2010
10/26 B-R Blog: Best Ever World Series Game 1 Pitcher’s Duel: Is Game 1 of the 1949 Fall Classic the greatest pitchers duel ever in the first game of a World Series? Check out this list - ...
10/21 B-R Blog: Data Dump: Postseason Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Leaders: B-R user Simmy Cohen noticed that we don't have a K/BB leaderboard on our all-time playoff pitching leaders page, and asked if ...
10/18 B-R Blog: 7+ ER & 4 IP Or Less In A Post-Season Game: In Game 2 of the 2010 ALCS, the Yankees Phil Hughes allowed 7 earned runs while only throwing 4 innings. How often does that happen? ... News -- August 2010
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