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Kenneth Alven Brett
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1948
Death: Nov. 18, 2003

Major League Baseball Player. Ken Brett, although overshadowed by his Hall Of Fame brother George, was a reliable and effective left handed pitcher in the Major Leagues. In 1967 he became the youngest pitcher at 19 years and one month to pitch in a WS game. He went on to a modern record for playing with the most teams (10). He was a three-time 13-game winner who also could pitch out of the bullpen if need be. A clever lefty, he was the winning pitcher in the 1974 All-Star Game at Pittsburgh while representing the home town Pirates. One of the best hitting pitchers of all-time, he had a lifetime average of .262 and set a record for pitchers in 1973 by homering in four straight starts with the Phillies. Over a 14 year career, he accrued a lifetime 83-85 won-loss record with 11 saves, and 1526.3 innings pitched in 349 league games. He was part-owner of the Spokane Indians minor league baseball team and Spokane Chiefs hockey team. (bio by: Frank Russo) 

Cause of death: Brain cancer
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Frank Russo
Record added: Nov 19, 2003
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Kenneth Alven Brett
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Kenneth Alven Brett
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Kenneth Alven Brett
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On this date 40 years ago -- May 27, 1974 -- Pittsburgh's Ken Brett had a no-hitter going into the ninth inning and settled for a two-hit, 6-0 victory over San Diego in the first game of a twin bill. He then came back with a two-run pinch triple in the si...(Read more)
- Ron
 Added: May. 27, 2014

- Dino
 Added: Oct. 21, 2012
Thanks Ken for pitching for the Red Sox in the 1967 World Series against the Cardinals! To dream the "Impossible Dream"
- KParn
 Added: Jul. 28, 2012
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