Kenneth Alven Brett
Kemer Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: September 18, 1948 in Brooklyn, NY
High School: El Segundo HS (El Segundo, CA) by the Drafted Boston Red Sox in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1966 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 27, 1967 (Age 19)
vs. CLE 2.0 IP, 3 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 1 ER Teams (by GP): RedSox/Pirates/Angels/WhiteSox/Phillies/... 1967-1981 Final Game: October 3, 1981 (Age 33)
Died: November 18, 2003 in Spokane, WA Relatives: Brother of George Brett View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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News -- November 2013
11/1 That Ball's Outta Here: Baseball Cards from the 1976 Topps set: Last Sunday I spotted a box of 1976 Topps cards at a garage sale on the way to the farmer’s market. I tried to walk past ... News -- September 2013
9/19 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: This Date in Washington Senators History – ’24 Senators take one game lead over Yankees: September 19 1904 - Possibly the worst baseball team to represent Washington in its history, the Nationals lose their 100th game ...
9/13 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back – 9/13/1973: Mets Top Phillies In 12: Today in Philadelphia, the Mets beat the Phillies 4-2 in a 12 inning affair. Both starting pitchers (Tom Seaver and Ken Brett) ... News -- July 2013
7/22 Bush League Chronicle: Larry Bowa: Veteran Stadium to blame for brain cancer?: The Philadelphia Phillies have now had five former players fall victim to brain cancer after it was revealed that former catcher ... News -- June 2013
6/18 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back – June 18, 1973: Streak Over as Mets Lose to Phillies, 9-6, at the Vet: The New York Mets, after winning 5 in a row to get within a game of .500, opened a 7-game road trip by dropping to 28-30 with ... News -- April 2013
4/13 Puckett's Pond: Twins **** 4/13/13: In last week’s Twins **** I talked about my love for noon baseball games in the middle of the week, Jon Hamm’s baseball ...
4/10 BronxPinstripes.com: On This Day in History | 1976: On this day 37 years ago one of the most bizarre finishes in Yankee history occurred on the season’s second day. Not surprisingly, ... News -- February 2013
2/25 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: And you all thought you could get rid of me…mwahaahaahaa etc. Time for Unky Jeff to regale you with stories of history, ... News -- January 2013
1/28 PaulLebowitz.com: Analysis of the Braves-Diamondbacks Trade, Part I: For the Braves: In exchange for outfielder Justin Upton and third baseman Chris Johnson, the Braves gave up infielder/outfielder Martin Prado, ...
1/14 The High Phive: The Infamous Philadelphia Wrong-Brother Syndrome: With the recent news indicating the Eagles are interviewing Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden (brother of Jon ... News -- October 2012
10/23 That Ball's Outta Here: Cards On The Table: All Brothers Are Not Created Equal: If Alex Rodriguez had a brother, the Phillies would have signed him. If Barry Bonds had a brother, the Phillies would have signed ... News -- September 2012
9/19 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: This Date in Washington Senators History – ’24 Senators take one game lead over Yankees: September 19 1904 - Possibly the worst baseball team to represent Washington in its history, the Nationals lose their 100th game ... News -- July 2012
7/16 High Heat Stats: Have bat (or glove, or arm), will travel: As the dog days of summer approach, a lighter bit of trivia for you. No heavy analysis here, just some idle fun with the Play ... News -- June 2012
6/4 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY I STILL REMEMBER THAT DARN PINE TAR GAME:
I don’t know why, but I was thinking about the Pine tar game, a game that for some reason, I remember it crystal clear. ... News -- April 2012
4/29 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: The Joyful Sendoff of 1969: The Passion of Washington Baseball Fans Part 2: The Joyful Sendoff of 1969 After their triumphant return home from the late June ... News -- March 2012
3/6 Bus League Baseball: The Bizarro Hall of Fame: The Class of 1982: The Bizarro Hall of Fame was a series I ran on my old blog, One More Dying Quail, in 2007. It consists of players who appeared ... News -- February 2012
2/8 WasWatching: Most Career HR – Players Who Played With 10+ Teams In Their Career: It’s a fun list - Rk Player HR From To Age G PA Tm 1 Matt Stairs 265 12 1992 2011 24-43 1895 6023 MON-BOS-OAK-CHC-MIL-PIT-KCR-TEX-DET-TOR-PHI-SDP-WSN ... News -- December 2011
12/25 High Heat Stats: Most career PITCHING WAR by number of franchises played for: Earlier today, Andy took a look at the batting/fielding leaders in WAR categorized by number of franchises played for. Here ...
12/25 High Heat Stats: Most career WAR by number of franchises played for: All totals are 1901-present and for batters onlyHere is the most career WAR for players who played for the given number of franchises:1 ... News -- August 2011
8/10 Crashburn Alley: After HR, Cliff Lee and Carlos Ruiz Celebrate: Ho-hum. Cliff Lee hit his second home run of the season, becoming the 14th Phillies pitcher to accomplish the feat and the first ...
8/3 B-R Blog: Matt Stairs played for a lot of teams: Matt Stairs was released by the Nationals the other day. They were his 13th team in the big leagues (but only the 12th franchise ... News -- December 2010
12/27 PhillyBaseballNews.com: An Average Pitcher…Only if YOU didn’t have to face him: Tom Underwood was the quintessential average major league pitcher. In fact, over the course of an 11-year (1974 to 1984) major ...