Braggo Roth

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Birthday
28, 1892
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Sep 11, 1936 (44)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
28, 1892
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Sep 11, 1936 (44)

About

Versatile baseball outfielder who played for six teams in eight years.

Before Fame

Playing minor-league ball since the age of 17, he was quickly nicknamed Braggo, for his self-aggrandizing stories.

Trivia

While he won a home run title one year, and a base stealing title another, many teams reportedly held celebrations at the end of the year when he was released.

Family Life

He was born in Burlington, south Wisconsin, where his parents were vacationing for the summer.

Associated With

He played alongside Shoeless Joe Jackson for a year on the Chicago White Sox.