Bobby Brown

Birthdate 10/25/1924
Death Date
Debut Year 1946
Year of Induction
Teams American League, Yankees
Positions Executive, League President, Shortstop, Third Base

Dr. Bobby Brown attended Stanford and UCLA before earning his medical degree from Tulane University five years into his big league career.

In the collection:

George Brace photo signed by the multitalented Bobby Brown

George Brace photo signed by the multitalented Bobby Brown

Dr. Bobby Brown has a story unmatched in baseball history. He played Major League baseball on a Yankee team that won five championships, earned his doctoral degree while playing, became a practicing cardiologist, served as interim team president of the
Bobby Brown answers questions about Mickey Mantle

Bobby Brown answers questions about Mickey Mantle

Dr. Brown had the pleasure of having both Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle as teammates. In this letter he writes on the latter. “Mickey Mantle as a rookie in 1951 had the most raw talent of anyone I had ever seen — then and now.” Brown goes on to speak of Mantle’s
Notarized signature of 20-time All Star Mickey Mantle

Notarized signature of 20-time All Star Mickey Mantle

As long as we’re talking about Mickey Mantle, here’s an autograph of the Commerce Comet. Forged autographs have permeated the market. In the collection is a notarized signature of Mickey Mantle. Signed on May 1, 1990, this sheet has a picture of the sweet-swinging 20-time All Star as we
Questionnaire filled out and signed by Dr. Bobby Brown

Questionnaire filled out and signed by Dr. Bobby Brown

The heart doctor always had baseball in his blood. Fans would write to Brown who was usually a willing recipient and responder. Here Brown responds to a few questions. When asked which accomplishment means the most Brown writes that getting his medical degree stands out. Asked about what he sees as

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