Jackie Brown, American baseball player and coach, Died at 73


Jackie Gene Brown was born on May 31, 1943, and died on January 8, 2017.

He was a pitcher in Major League Baseball.

Brown played from 1970 through 1977 for the Washington Senators/Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians, and Montreal Expos.

Jackie batted and threw right-handed.

Brown’s older brother, Paul Brown, also pitched in the majors.

During 7 seasons he had a 47–53 win–loss record, 214 games (105 started), 26 complete games, 8 shutouts, 39 games finished, 3 saves, 892 2⁄3 innings pitched, 934 hits allowed, 460 runs allowed, 415 earned runs allowed, 82 home runs allowed, 353 walks, 516 strikeouts, 20 hit batsmen, 28 wild pitches, 3,865 batters faced, 24 intentional walks, 1 balk, a 4.18 ERA and a 1.442 WHIP.

Following his playing career, Brown was a pitching coach for the Texas Rangers (1979–82), Chicago White Sox (1992–95) and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2002), and also was a minor league pitching coordinator and pitching coach in a number of organizations.

Jackie Brown passed away at 73 years old.