Bobby Brown


Bobby Brown Famous memorial

Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Death 25 Mar 2021 (aged 96)
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Plot Woodlawn Section, Lot 1012, Space 3
Memorial ID 224890028 View Source

Major League Baseball Player, Executive. For eight seasons (1946 to 1952 and 1954), he played at the third base and shortstop positions with the New York Yankees. Born Robert William Brown, he attended Galileo High School in San Francisco and later Stanford University and the University of California in Los Angeles. He would go on to receive his medical degree from Tulane University and become a cardiologist following his baseball playing career. Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1946, he made his Major League debut on September 22, 1946. He experienced four world championships with the New York Yankees (1947, 1949, 1950 and 1951) and played in 17 world series games with a .439 batting average. His career was interrupted while he served with the United States Military during the Korean War. In 548 career, regular season games, he compiled 452 hits with a .279 lifetime batting average. He practiced medicine in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and returned to Major League Baseball in 1984, when he served as American League President (1984 to 1994).

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 25 Mar 2021
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 224890028
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bobby Brown (25 Oct 1924–25 Mar 2021), Find a Grave Memorial ID 224890028, citing Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave Burial Details Unknown.