Dan Brouthers

Dan Brouthers
Birthdate 5/8/1858
Death Date 8/3/1932
Debut Year 1879
Year of Induction 1945
Teams Bisons, Giants
Position First Base

Dan Brouthers won five batting championships before 1900 and was the career record holder for homers for three years from 1887-1889.

In the collection:

Harry Wright's initialed scorecard from June 5, 1883 - Dan Brouthers bats cleanup

Harry Wright's initialed scorecard from June 5, 1883 - Dan Brouthers bats cleanup

With a playing career that started in 1879, Dan Brouthers’ autograph is nearly impossible to obtain . Representing Brouthers in the collection is a scorecard filled out entirely in the hand of Hall of Famer Harry Wright from June 5, 1883 the year he won his second of three batting crowns. In t
Letter from 1880 signed by Gardner Earl as owner of Dan Brouthers’ 1st MLB team

Letter from 1880 signed by Gardner Earl as owner of Dan Brouthers’ 1st MLB team

Dan Brouthers won five National League batting championships on his way to a 19-year Hall of Fame career. His first two big league seasons came in service to the Troy Trojans. The owner of the Trojans was Gardner Earl, the director of a Troy bank and president of the Bell Telephone company of Troy.

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