How much is Mordecai “Three-Finger” Brown worth?
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Profession:||Professional Baseball Manager|
|Date of Birth:||October 19, 1876|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Mordecai “Three-Finger” Brown
- Born: Oct. 19, 1876 in Nyesville, Ind.
- Died: Feb. 14, 1948
- Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1903), Chicago Cubs (1904-1912, 1916), Cincinnati Reds (1913), Brooklyn Tip-Tops (1914), St. Louis Terriers (1914), Chicago Whales (1915)
- Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1949
- Batted: Both
- Threw: Right
- Primary position: Pitcher
- Nicknamed “three-finger” Brown because he lost part of his index finger in a farm-machinery accident at age 7. He used his malady to his advantage, as he was able to add more spin to the ball.
- He worked for several years in a coal mine before beginning in baseball at age 24.
- He won 20 or more games for six consecutive years, starting in 1906, and four of his five World Series wins were shutouts.
- Went 239-130 in 14 seasons with a 2.06 career ERA, the third-best in major-league history.
- Went 23-11 and had 13 saves in 1911 for the Cubs.
After Playing Career:
- From 1920 to 1945, Brown ran a filling station in Terre Haute, Ind., that also served as a town gathering place and an unofficial museum.
- At age 51, he pitched three innings as a favor to a local team, and struck out all nine batters he faced against the House of David touring team.
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