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Ollie Brown

+ Played in Major Leagues 1965-1977
Biography Data
Positions: OF-992, DH-82, 3B-1
Proper Name: Ollie Lee Brown
Nickname(s): Downtown
Born: February 11, 1944 (71.294)
Place Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 200 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)
College: Long Beach City College
Drafted: 1962 -- Signed as free agent by San Francisco Giants
MLB Debut:September 10,1965 (21.212)
TBC Player ID:9309
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Career Activity
Organizations:SFN, SDN, MIL, OAK, PHI, HOU
Relationship(s):Brother of Oscar Brown

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  • Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted Free Agency.
    Claimed on waivers by Phillies from Astros.
    Purchased by Astros from Angels.
    Traded by Brewers with Joe Lahoud, Gary Ryerson, Skip Lockwood and Ellie Rodriguez to Angels for Art Kusnyer, Ken Berry, Steve Barber, Clyde Wright and Cash.
    Claimed on waivers by Brewers from Athletics.
    Traded by Padres to Athletics for Greg Schubert, Mike Kilkenny and Curt Blefary.
    Selected by Padres from Giants in expansion draft (Pick #1).
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the San Francisco Giants in 1962.

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