Ex-third baseman works for Halliburton

Updated: July 9, 2004, 7:46 PM ET
Associated Press

Warming up alongside Mike Schmidt and Ozzie Smith at the Astrodome before the 1986 All-Star game, Chris Brown figured he'd play forever. Big, strong and full of pop and promise, he was a young Giant.

He doubled and scored the National League's first run that night, yet was out of baseball within a few years, done in by a string of injuries that caused some teammates to question his toughness.

No one doubts him these days.

Brown is now smack in the middle of Iraq, surrounded by ...

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