Jumbo Brown

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Walter George Brown

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 4", Weight 295 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Jumbo Brown was, according to most sources, the heaviest player ever to play major league baseball*. A reliever, he didn't become a closer until the last four years of his career. He never stole a base in his major league career, but he did hit a triple once as a young player.

When he broke into major league ball, he was the youngest player in the National League.

  • The "heaviest player" no longer applies as Jonathan Broxton has been listed at 300 pounds.

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Related Sites[edit]

Find-A-Grave Memorial for Jumbo Brown