Talk:Panama Al Brown

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Brown's Height

Long-time Montreal Herald Sports Editor Elmer W. Ferguson wrote in an Aug. 24, 1931 article, after apparently observing him train: "Brown is not quite the height that advance notices have made him out to be, though freakishly tall. Instead of being 5 feet 11 inches, he is 5 feet 9½ inches, and is built on physical lines not unlike those of the mighty Cornishman Robert Fitzsimmons...."