April Madness: Twinning
Today’s random player: Downtown Ollie Brown. He played for six teams between 1965 and 1977, but is probably best remembered for being the first-ever San Diego Padre. He hit 40 home runs for Class A Fresno in 1964, which is how he got the nickname “Downtown” — his long home runs always seemed to be headed downtown.
The Padres made him the No. 1 overall p…
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