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Ken BrettTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1966-1981 MLB Years: 1967-1981
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-349Position when DraftedP-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Alven Brett
Height5-11Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 18,1948PlaceBrooklyn,New York
Death DateNovember 18,2003 [55.061]
High SchoolEl Segundo (El Segundo,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1966 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsJoe Stephenson
MLB DebutSeptember 27,1967 [19.009]
OrganizationsBOS [6] PIT [2] CAL [2] CHA [2] KCA [2] LAN [1] MIL [1] MIN [1] NYA [1] PHI [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID9188Retrosheet IDbretk101MLBAM ID111439
RelationshipsBrother of George Brett, Father of Casey Brett
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Chicago White Sox in 1977
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts38Walks49Hittable47SO/BB40vsPower47Hitting40Durability45Team.521Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1966nullA---Rel17145.8114014000062.0754940039530001.8410.89--5.667.691.36.200-
1967nullA---Rel181071.80180180000125.08730250591420001.176.26--4.2510.222.41.588-
1967nullA+--Rel18442.2511011000064.0421916038770001.255.91--5.3410.832.03.500-
1967Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel014111.95290290000189.012949410972190001.206.14--4.6210.432.26.5601.76
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36Rel18004.5010100102.03110020001.5013.50----9.000.00-0.54
1968nullAAA--Rel19213.10909000029.0251210013200001.317.76--4.036.211.54.667-
1969nullAAA--Rel20753.28250250000129.01225847056810001.388.51--3.915.651.45.583-
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15,42ST20235.26880000039.0412423622230131.609.381.375.035.261.05.4005.23
1970Boston Red SoxALMLBbos18S/R21894.074114271092139.0118716317791554031.417.621.105.1010.011.96.4713.76
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos18Rel22035.34292270010159.0573835735573011.568.691.075.348.691.63.0003.89
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil24S/R237124.53262242130133.012176671349743011.288.190.883.325.011.51.3683.68
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31S/R241393.443125610120211.2206918119741117001.328.760.813.154.721.50.5913.73
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30ST251393.302727010300191.01928170952964221.289.050.422.454.521.85.5913.03
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30S/R26953.36231674140118.011047441043475121.308.390.763.283.581.09.6434.04
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya38Rel27000.0020200112.02000010000.867.71----3.860.00-1.78
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34ST2710123.322726116111200.21718274576914131.237.670.223.414.081.20.4553.23
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34ST28645.0113130200082.210147461015392111.4011.001.091.634.252.60.6003.95
1977California AngelsALMLBcal34ST287104.25212105000142.015773671538414101.379.950.952.412.601.08.4124.34
1978California AngelsALMLBcal34S/R29354.953110211171100.010060551242431211.429.001.083.783.871.02.3754.58
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31Rel30004.97909001012.216771630001.7411.370.714.262.130.50-4.71
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34Rel30433.45300300014247.0522018112130111.369.960.192.302.491.08.5713.29
1980Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-Rel31004.0051400009.011540420001.6711.00--4.002.000.50--
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25Rel31000.00808003113.08000540010.985.40--3.382.700.80-3.50
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25Rel32114.18220220013232.035161521470011.529.740.563.901.950.50.5004.36
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter83853.9334918416551869111523.114907346661275628073710201.348.790.753.314.761.44.4941.17
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter24213.06821810000418.036217314202093750001.377.79--4.508.071.79.533-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter963.29391380000167.015875610731030001.388.51--3.935.551.41.600-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter442.2511011000064.0421916038770001.255.91--5.3410.832.03.500-
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11113.13320320000187.016279650981950001.397.80--4.729.391.99.500-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter10154.5879245510203239.2219134122301362377171.488.221.135.118.901.74.400-
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10154.545231216171242.02571331222780845311.399.561.002.983.121.05.400-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22143.325043714440309.030212811419951439341.288.800.552.774.171.51.611-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16163.814039118111282.027212912015911306241.288.640.482.894.131.43.500-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1393.443125610120211.2206918119741117001.328.760.813.154.721.50.591-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter433.45300300014247.0522018112130111.369.960.192.302.491.08.571-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter112.96300300016345.2431615219110021.368.470.393.742.170.58.500-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7124.53262242130133.012176671349743011.288.190.883.325.011.51.368-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.97909001012.216771630001.7411.370.714.262.130.50--
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0020200112.02000010000.867.71----3.860.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12123.9350272371102220.02151069618811165131.348.790.753.314.761.44.5001.17
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13113.06431420000220.0191917501101970001.377.79--4.508.071.79.542-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15,42p20810131013001102002.300.364.7001.0647213.250.400.500.4667.697.691.007.6910.0066.67
1970Boston Red SoxALMLBbos18p2141418133023002711001.317.364.537.90122545.344.220.268.3994.4415.563.504.4420.5038.46
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos18p222910020000000201000.200.200.200.4002011.250.000.000.1820.0018.180.000.000.000.00
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil24p23314461010010021001000.227.261.250.51111147.294.023.068.2384.2621.285.000.000.0010.00
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31p243780620504160041700100.250.282.463.74537985.267.213.263.3314.7120.004.254.7120.0045.00
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30p2543871327412150042003100.310.337.448.78539795.379.138.184.3554.2121.055.002.1143.5025.93
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30p2626525124014001701001.231.245.365.61019554.250.134.154.2761.8512.967.001.8552.0041.67
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34p273312010000000100001.083.083.083.1661012.091.000.000.0770.008.330.000.000.000.00
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34p303011030002000200001.273.273.273.5463011.333.000.000.2470.0018.180.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter2783473991181104400146719206.262.291.406.69714129373.298.144.184.0003.7517.964.792.6834.7031.87
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter691391839813190052704101.281.303.417.7205812149.327.136.173.0003.3618.125.402.0146.3330.77
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3780620504160041700100.250.282.463.74537985.267.213.263.0004.7120.004.254.7120.0045.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter786191840360031014003.295.338.508.84631769.313.213.262.0004.3514.493.334.3520.3338.89
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter314461010010021001000.227.261.250.51111147.294.023.068.0004.2621.285.000.000.0010.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3312010000000100001.083.083.083.1661012.091.000.000.0000.008.330.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3011030002000200001.273.273.273.5463011.333.000.000.0000.0018.180.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16220223531016260083915103.262.291.406.6978217217.298.144.184.0003.7517.964.792.6834.7031.87

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos18P1-2-------------1100.00.6
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20P8-3926--881.0001.000.21-----8100.04.9
1970Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21P41-1399202-3129.9350.710.21-----41100.025.3
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22P29-59-8--881.0000.280.14-----29100.017.9
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil23P26-133615312421.8750.810.167558.313183.916.7
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24P31-2111339-452521.0001.680.2531121.433783.819.1
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P27-1911228-140401.0001.480.21-----4362.816.7
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P23-11813181-3231.9691.350.26-----2688.514.3
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27P27-20011353-4946.9391.700.23-----3381.816.8
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya27P2-2-------------2100.01.3
1977California AngelsALMLBcal28P21-142835144443.9772.050.30-----21100.013.0
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28P13-82313121716.9411.230.20-----13100.08.0
1978California AngelsALMLBcal29P31-1001220243432.9411.030.32-----31100.019.1
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30P30-47714-121211.0000.700.45-----30100.018.5
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30P9-1233--661.0000.670.50-----9100.05.6
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31P8-13-3--331.0000.380.23-----8100.04.9
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32P22-3256-111111.0000.500.34-----22100.021.4
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P349-15221042631318380367.9661.050.24101638.543490.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos181----------
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos208----------
1970Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2141----------
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2229----------
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2326----------
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2431----------
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2527----------
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2623----------
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2727----------
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya272----------
1977California AngelsALMLBcal2821----------
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2813----------
1978California AngelsALMLBcal2931----------
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3030----------
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin309----------
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca318----------
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3222----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1967Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB18000.002001.1001100.910.000.006.756.751.000.00.000
1974Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB25007.711002.1322102.3811.570.007.713.860.500.00.000
1975Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB26000.002002.1100100.483.860.000.003.8600.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs003.8630300004.7402022001.297.710.003.863.861.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200001.3000011000.750.000.006.756.751.000.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1985Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-Minor-36Manager763541.46119.02 
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea37Broadcaster1626795.41425.07Dick Williams,Marty Martinez,Chuck Cottier
1987California AngelsALMLBMLBcal38Broadcaster1627587.46310.07Gene Mauch
1988California AngelsALMLBMLBcal39Broadcaster1627587.46329.04Moose Stubing,Cookie Rojas
1989California AngelsALMLBMLBcal40Broadcaster1629171.5628.03Doug Rader
1990California AngelsALMLBMLBcal41Broadcaster1628082.49423.04Doug Rader
1991California AngelsALMLBMLBcal42Broadcaster1628181.50014.07Buck Rodgers,Doug Rader
1992California AngelsALMLBMLBcal43Broadcaster1627290.44424.06John Wathan,Buck Rodgers
1993California AngelsALMLBMLBcal44Broadcaster1627191.43823.05Buck Rodgers
1994California AngelsALMLBMLBcal45Broadcaster1154768.4095.54Marcel Lachemann,Buck Rodgers
1995California AngelsALMLBMLBcal46Broadcaster1457867.5381.02Marcel Lachemann
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1974National League Player of the Week (May 27-June 2)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1981-11-25Released by Royals. 
1980-08-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1980-03-27Released by Dodgers. 
1979-06-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1979-06-04Released by Twins. 
1979-04-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1979-04-02Released by Angels. 
1977-06-15TradeTraded by White Sox to Angels for John Flannery, John Verhoeven and Don Kirkwood. 
1976-05-18TradeTraded by Yankees with Rich Coggins to White Sox for Carlos May. 
1975-12-11TradeTraded by Pirates with Dock Ellis and Willie Randolph to Yankees for Doc Medich. 
1973-10-18TradeTraded by Phillies to Pirates for Dave Cash. 
1972-10-31TradeTraded by Brewers with Earl Stephenson, Ken Sanders and Jim Lonborg to Phillies for Bill Champion, John Vukovich and Don Money. 
1971-10-11TradeTraded by Red Sox with Don Pavletich, George Scott, Joe Lahoud, Billy Conigliaro and Jim Lonborg to Brewers for Pat Skrable, Tommy Harper, ?? and Marty Pattin. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.