And a solid bat, his arm earned him high praise. In February 2006, he was elected. To the Baseball Hall of Fame. He had a large variety of pitches in his arsenal, but his best pitch was known to be his curveball.Brown would fire the curveball at a batter no matter what the count was, having supreme confidence in that pitch. Brown played for Cum Posey. S Grays from 1932 to 1945. Brown married Posey's daughter, Ethel. He went 93 for the champion Grays, and threw a one-hit shutout. In the Negro World Series. To put them on top of the African-American baseball world. He threw a seven-inning perfect game. But after his long solid stint with the Grays, he opted to play in Mexico and in the Canadian Provincial League. In those years, he continued to dominate most batters, leading Sherbrooke to a title in the Provincial League.
He also pitched a no-hitter. Of the Cuban Winter League. A baseball sanctuary, at that time, for many black players during the winter season. Brown also helped them to the Cuban title that year (1936). In the Negro League version of the All-Star Game.Brown got the start in 1935. The records that were taken show an excellent 10930.
Record by the end of Brown's career. It made him fifth in the league's all-time win list. Like most great Negro Leaguers, Brown managed. As well later on in his career.He was one of five black players mentioned as being of major league caliber in a 1938 wire sent to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The other four were Josh Gibson.
Brown died at age 56 in Dayton, Ohio. He was named to the Washington Nationals Ring of Honor. For his significant contribution to the game of baseball in Washington, D.
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