Chet Brewer

Chet Brewer autograph
Birthdate 01/14/1907
Death Date 03/26/1990
Debut Year 1924
Year of Induction
Teams Negro Leagues
Position Pitcher

Chet Brewer played for at least nine teams over the course of his 24-year playing career. He competed in at least nine countries and 40 US states.

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Chet Brewer pitched professionally for 24 years then scouted for decades

Chet Brewer pitched professionally for 24 years then scouted for decades

Chet Brewer enjoyed a baseball odyssey that included nearly a half century in the game. He pitched in 24 seasons, 15 of which came with the Kansas City Monarchs. His time with the Monarchs began in 1925. The next season he became a star, teaming with Hall of Fame pitcher Bullet Joe Rogan to give Kan
In the offseason Brewer played against MLB stars to augment his income

In the offseason Brewer played against MLB stars to augment his income

Despite the color barrier, Negro Leaguers often faced off against their MLB counterparts. These contests took place in the off-season and helped augment the income of the players involved. Shown here is a lineup of Negro League stars called the Philadelphia Royal Giants. They squared off against Di

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