Earl James Browne
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 0", Weight 175 lb.
- Debut September 12, 1935
- Final Game May 22, 1938
- Born March 5, 1911 in Louisville, KY USA
- Died January 12, 1993 in Whittier, CA USA
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
|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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