Red Downs

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Jerome Willis Downs

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 155 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

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Red Downs played three years in the majors and had a long minor league career. Prior to that, he was a member of a top town ball team in 1899-1900. In 1932, he committed armed robbery and went to prison. Source: SABR biography.

Red Downs and Lew Richie were born on the same day in 1883. Both appeared in 241 major league games, and were teammates on the 1912 Cubs.

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