Bobby BrownBaseball Player/Administration, 1945-1994
Tulane University/MLB

Inducted: 1993

  • While attending medical school in 1945, played shortstop for the Tulane baseball team and coach Claude "Monk" Simons, also a Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Famer.
  • Joined the New York Yankee beginning in 1946 and played for them while completing his medical degree.
  • Played in 548 games for the Yankee with a lifetime batting average of .279 and 22 home runs.
  • Appeared in four World Series (1947, 1949, 1950 and 1951), batting .439 in 17 games.
  • Practiced cardiology in the Dallas-Fort Worth area until the early 1980s, when he was appointed President of the American League in 1984 and held that position for a decade.
  • Born Oct. 25, 1924 in Seattle.