Ken Brett Is Expected to Join Conin in Angels' Booth

Ken Brett, a former major league pitcher and older brother of Kansas City Royal third baseman George Brett, is expected to join Al Conin as the No. 2 announcer on KMPC broadcasts of Angel games in 1987.

Although Bobby Brett, who handles his brothers' financial affairs, said Wednesday that a contract with KMPC has not been completed, the station has called a press conference for Monday to introduce the successor to Ron Fairly, who recently left the Angel broadcasting team to become the No. 1 radio and TV announcer with the San Francisco Giants.

Brett, 38, a graduate of El Segundo High, worked last year as a color commentator on Seattle Mariner telecasts, his first experience in the communications field.

He had previously spent parts of 14 seasons in the big leagues, posting an 83-85 record. He was 10-15 during the 1977 and '78 seasons with the Angels and 4-3 in 30 games with the Dodgers in '79. He last pitched for the Royals in 1981, and has since been involved with his brothers, George, Bobby and John, in the ownership of minor league teams in Utica, N.Y.; Spokane and Tri-Cities, representing Richland, Pasco and Kennewick, Wash.

Conin, the Angels' No. 1 announcer, signed a three-year contract with KMPC at the end of the 1986 season.

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