Mordecai “Three-Finger” Brown Net Worth

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
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About Mordecai “Three-Finger” Brown

American Major League Baseball pitcher and manager Mordecai “Three-Finger” Brown had an inflation-adjusted net worth of $4 million dollars at the time of his death, in 1948. Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown, nicknamed Three Finger Brown or Miner was an MLB pitcher and manager during the first two decades of the 20th century.
  • 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

Career Highlights:

  • 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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