Former Tiger Gates Brown dies at 74
Former outfielder and batting coach Gates Brown, who was a part of two World Series championships for the Tigers, has died.
Former Detroit Tigers outfielder Gates Brown has died at age 74, the team confirmed Friday. Brown spent his entire 13-year career with Detroit.
Brown was part of two World Series championships, winning as a player in 1968 and a coach in '84. He hit .370 in 67 games with the team in '68.
For his career, Brown hit .257 with 84 home runs.
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