Dan Brouthers

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Birthday
8, 1858
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 2, 1932 (74)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
8, 1858
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 2, 1932 (74)

About

Dominated 19th-century baseball by winning 5 batting titles and 2 home run titles during his career which spanned from 1879 to 1904.

Before Fame

He accidentally killed a fellow baseball player when sliding into home plate when he was 19 years old.

Trivia

He was the vice president of the first baseball players union.

Family Life

He had two daughters and two sons with his wife Mary.

Associated With

He briefly held the record for most career home runs before it was broken by slugger Babe Ruth.