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Earl Browne

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Earl James Browne

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Biographical Information[edit]

First Baseman Earl Browne played 143 big league games, with 105 coming in a .292/.342/.422 season with the 1937 Philadelphia Phillies. He hit over .420 for the Owensboro Oilers in the KITTY League in both 1946 and 1947, while serving as player/manager. Browne was also player-manager for the Hartford Chiefs (1948-1949) and Denver Bears (1949-1950). His first name is listed as "Earle" in the McMillan Encyclopedias.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1946 Owensboro Oilers KITTY League 83-39 1st Boston Braves League Champs
1947 Owensboro Oilers KITTY League 77-48 1st Boston Braves Lost in first round
1948 Hartford Chiefs Eastern League 74-67 4th Boston Braves Lost in 1st round
1949 Hartford Chiefs Eastern League 22-30 -- Boston Braves replaced by Ripper Collins (44-44) on June 19
Pawtucket Slaters New England League 21-13 -- Boston Braves Lost in 1st round replaced Dutch Dorman (2-0) on June 20 /
replaced by Dutch Dorman (27-15) on July 26
Denver Bears Western League 26-17 2nd Boston Braves Lost in 1st round replaced William DeCarlo (4-2) on July 27
1950 Denver Bears Western League 75-79 5th Boston Braves

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