How much is Dan Brouthers worth?
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Profession:||Professional Baseball Player|
|Date of Birth:||May 8, 1858|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Dan Brouthers
Dennis Joseph “Dan” Brouthers was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball whose career spanned the period from 1879 to 1896, with a brief return in 1904.
- Born: May 8, 1858 in Sylvan Lake, N.Y.
- Died: Aug. 2, 1932
- Teams: Troy Trojans (1879-1880), Buffalo Bisons (1881-1885), Detroit Wolverines (1886-1888), Boston Beaneaters (1889), Boston Reds (1890-1891), Brooklyn Grooms (1892-1893), Baltimore Orioles (1894-1895), Louisville Colonels (1895), Philadelphia Phillies (1896), New York Giants (1904)
- Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1945
- Batted: Left
- Threw: Left
- Primary position: First base
Won five batting titles and also led his league in slugging seven times and totaled more than 100 home runs before 1900. He’s considered the first great slugger in baseball history.
- Lifetime batting average of .342 (ninth-best in big-league history) in 19 seasons.
- Career total of 205 triples ranks No. 8 in history.
After Playing Career:
After retiring from the majors, he played minor league baseball. In 1904 he played for Poughkeepsie of the Hudson River League, batting a league-leading .373 at age 46.
- He remained in baseball when former teammate and Giants manager John McGraw placed him in charge of the Polo Grounds press gate.