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Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown
Birth: Oct. 19, 1876
Nyesville
Parke County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1948
Terre Haute
Vigo County
Indiana, USA

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born in Nyesville, Indiana, he was nicknamed "Three Finger" due to an accident in his youth resulting in the loss of two fingers on his right hand. At age 26, he made his debut as a right handed pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals on April 19, 1903. He played for 14 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals 1903, Chicago Cubs 1904 to 1912, 1916, Cincinnati Reds 1913, St Louis Terriers 1914, Brooklyn Tip-Tops 1914 and Chicago Whales 1915. In his career, he won 20 or more games six times, was in two World Series and led the league in saves 1908 to 1911. He finished with a 239-130 win loss record, 1375 strikeouts and a 2.06 earned run average. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1949. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Sarah Burgham Brown (1881 - 1958)*
 
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Burial:
Roselawn Memorial Park
Terre Haute
Vigo County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section J, Lot 218, Grave 1
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Mordecai Three Finger Brown
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Mordecai Three Finger Brown
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