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Encyclopedia > Ken Brett

Kenneth Alven ("Kemer") Brett (September 18, 1948-November 18, 2003) was a Major League Baseball pitcher and the older brother of Hall of Famer George Brett. September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years), with 43 remaining. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. ... A baseball pitcher delivers the ball to home plate In baseball, pitching is the act of throwing the baseball from the pitchers mound toward the catcher with the goal of retiring a batter who attempts to make contact with it, or draw a walk. ... George Howard Brett (born May 15, 1953 in Glen Dale, West Virginia) is a former American baseball player. ...

Brett was the youngest pitcher to ever pitch in the World Series, pitching two games in relief for the Boston Red Sox against the St. Louis Cardinals in 1967 at age 19. A much-traveled pitcher who pitched for 10 teams over a 14-year career, Brett made the National League All-Star team in 1974 while pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates. In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in North America, played in October after the end of the regular season between the pennant winner of the American League and the pennant winner of the National League. ... A relief pitcher warms up in the bullpen as the game goes on A relief pitcher or reliever is a baseball or softball pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher is removed due to injury, ineffectiveness or fatigue. ... Boston Red Sox American League AAA Pawtucket Red Sox AA Portland Sea Dogs A Wilmington Blue Rocks Greenville Bombers Lowell Spinners R Gulf Coast Red Sox The Boston Red Sox are a Major League Baseball team located in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The St. ... See also: 1966 in sports, 1968 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Mario Andretti wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship — Richard Petty Indianapolis 500 — A.J. Foyt USAC Racing — A.J. Foyt won the season championship Formula One Champion — New Zealand 24... See also: 1973 in sports, 1975 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Richard Petty won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Richard Petty IROC Championship - inaugural year won by Mark Donohue Indianapolis 500 - Johnny Rutherford USAC Racing - Bobby Unser Formula One Championship - Brazil... This article is on the baseball team. ...

After playing with his brother for two seasons with the Kansas City Royals, Brett retired following the 1981 season with a career record of 83-85 and an ERA of 3.93 in 349 games. Brett then worked as a broadcaster for the Seattle Mariners and California Angels, coached baseball at the collegiate level, and co-owned minor league baseball and hockey teams and a sporting goods company with his brothers George and Bobby Brett. The Kansas City Royals are a Major League Baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri. ... See also: 1980 in sports, 1982 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Darrell Waltrip Richard Petty won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Rick Mears won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Bobby Unser Formula One Champion - Brazil 24 hours of Le... Seattle Mariners American League AAA Tacoma Rainiers AA San Antonio Missions A Inland Empire 66ers Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Everett AquaSox R Peoria Mariners The Seattle Mariners are a Major League Baseball team based in Seattle, Washington. ... For the Pacific Coast League franchise see: Los Angeles Angels (PCL). ...

Ken Brett died of brain cancer on November 18, 2003 in Spokane, Washington at the age of 55. A brain tumor is any mass created by an abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells either found in the brain (neurons, glial cells, epithelial cells, myelin producing cells, etc. ... Spokane is the county seat of Spokane County in the State of Washington. ...

External link

  • Baseball-Reference.com  (http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/brettke01.shtml) - career statistics and analysis



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