1948 – He was born kon the 18th of September .
1968 – Brett spent six months in the Army reserves, missed spring training and, in his first Triple-A outing back, was left on the game for nine innings.
1973 – Brett played primarily for teams in the American League, which had instituted the designated hitter.
1974 – He was the winning pitcher of the All-Star Game, where he was the only member of the host team Pittsburgh Pirates on the National League squad.
1979 – He returned to the National League as a reliever with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
1980 – Ken was added to the Royals roster in August, the year the Royals finally won the American League pennant and George hit .390 and was the AL MVP.
1981 – Brett was released by the Royals following the season, and retired from baseball at the young age of 33.
1985-1986 – He served as a minor league manager in Utica, then worked as a broadcaster, providing color commentary for the Seattle Mariners, then the California Angels for the next eight years.
1998 – Brett then coached baseball at the collegiate level, and co-owned minor league baseball and hockey teams and a sporting goods company in Spokane, with his brothers John, Bobby, & George Brett.
2003 – Ken Brett, age 55, died on the 18th of November in Spokane, after a six year battle with brain cancer, which included two operations.