Dee Brown

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Dee Brown was a perennial top prospect for the Kansas City Royals, rated in four consecutive Baseball America Top 100 prospects lists with a peak appearance at #11 prior to 2000. Expectations did not match reality, unfortunately. For his career, Dee batted .233/.280/.333 in 271 games with a bWAR of -2.9. His only prolonged exposure came in 2001. Just 23, he batted .245/.286/.350 for the Royals with 7 homers and 40 RBI in 106 games. He was a solid Triple A contributor, with a career line of .272/.343/.454 and 96 homers in parts of 10 seasons.

After his organized baseball days, Dee signed with the Seibu Lions for 2010. On Opening Day, March 20, he hit 5th and played DH. He was 1 for 3 with a RBI on the day versus Yoshihisa Naruse. On April 4, he went deep off Masaru Takeda for the 90,000th home run in Nippon Pro Baseball history. He spent parts of 2 seasons with Seibu, contributing a .230/.311/.407 line and 21 homers.

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